Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Analyst
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 238 343
Rank change year-on-year -46 +105 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 66 124 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 0.94% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.98% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 57 92 42
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,875 £29,800
90th Percentile £59,750 £61,025 £58,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11657 12674 14813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.48% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9570 10516 12291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in the East of England

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the East of England.

Salary trend for Security Analyst in the East of England

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in the East of England

Security Analyst
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -44 32 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -21 19 £42,250 +5.63% 1
Essex +30 9 £36,000 -3.36% 1
Bedfordshire +25 6 £52,500 +23.53%
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (57.58%) Information Security
2 34 (51.52%) CISSP
3 18 (27.27%) Firewall
4 17 (25.76%) Incident Management
5 16 (24.24%) SIEM
5 16 (24.24%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (24.24%) CISM
5 16 (24.24%) Security Operations
6 14 (21.21%) CISA
7 13 (19.70%) Network Security
8 12 (18.18%) PCI DSS
8 12 (18.18%) Security Architecture
8 12 (18.18%) Finance
9 11 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (15.15%) Ethical Hacking
11 9 (13.64%) Management Information System
12 8 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (12.12%) Data Loss Prevention
12 8 (12.12%) Web Filtering
12 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
12 8 (12.12%) SSCP
12 8 (12.12%) Windows
12 8 (12.12%) Cisco
12 8 (12.12%) Retail
13 7 (10.61%) CGEIT
13 7 (10.61%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (10.61%) CRISC
14 6 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (9.09%) Degree

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.52%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) Firewall
2 13 (19.70%) Network Security
3 5 (7.58%) VLAN
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.55%) PPP
4 3 (4.55%) WAN
5 2 (3.03%) BGP
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.03%) EIGRP
5 2 (3.03%) OSPF
5 2 (3.03%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.52%) LAN
6 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.58%) iPad
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.03%) PKI
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.52%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Unix
3 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Information Security
2 17 (25.76%) Incident Management
3 16 (24.24%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (24.24%) Security Operations
3 16 (24.24%) SIEM
4 12 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 11 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (15.15%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (12.12%) Data Loss Prevention
7 8 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
7 8 (12.12%) Web Filtering
8 7 (10.61%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.58%) Analytics
10 5 (7.58%) BCP
10 5 (7.58%) Network Architecture
10 5 (7.58%) Network Design
10 5 (7.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (51.52%) CISSP
2 16 (24.24%) CISM
3 14 (21.21%) CISA
4 8 (12.12%) SSCP
5 7 (10.61%) CGEIT
5 7 (10.61%) CRISC
6 6 (9.09%) Degree
6 6 (9.09%) GIAC
7 5 (7.58%) CEH
7 5 (7.58%) GCIH
8 3 (4.55%) SANS
9 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.52%) CCNA
10 1 (1.52%) CCNP
10 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (1.52%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.52%) GCIA
10 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.52%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.09%) GDPR
2 6 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.55%) COBIT
4 1 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Cisco
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) Apple
3 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.03%) Forcepoint
4 2 (3.03%) HP
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.52%) Sophos
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec