The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 250 224
Rank change year-on-year +53 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 48 29 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.78% 0.39% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.40% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 35
Median salary £43,000 £50,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% +13.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% -  

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

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5933 7170 7386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.10% 96.29% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4735 5807 5957
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +37 31 £42,500 -19.04%
Hertfordshire +19 12 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 4 £44,000 +3.52%
Bedfordshire +16 1 £27,500 -50.00%
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 57 (63.33%) Information Security
2 52 (57.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (54.44%) CISSP
4 40 (44.44%) CISM
5 33 (36.67%) CISA
6 31 (34.44%) Information Security Management
6 31 (34.44%) Security Management
7 29 (32.22%) Risk Management
7 29 (32.22%) Service Delivery
7 29 (32.22%) Risk Analysis
8 23 (25.56%) Legal
9 22 (24.44%) Network Security
10 20 (22.22%) Firewall
11 19 (21.11%) CEH
12 17 (18.89%) Data Protection
13 16 (17.78%) Data Protection Act
14 15 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
15 12 (13.33%) Finance
15 12 (13.33%) Sophos
15 12 (13.33%) Forcepoint
16 11 (12.22%) Windows
17 10 (11.11%) Cisco
18 9 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
18 9 (10.00%) PCI DSS
18 9 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
18 9 (10.00%) Data Centre
19 8 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
19 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
19 8 (8.89%) BGP
19 8 (8.89%) GSEC

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 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.44%) Network Security
2 20 (22.22%) Firewall
3 8 (8.89%) BGP
4 6 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (6.67%) OSPF
5 5 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.44%) WAN
7 3 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (2.22%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.22%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (25.56%) Legal
2 12 (13.33%) Finance
3 5 (5.56%) Advertising
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (4.44%) PKI
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (63.33%) Information Security
2 31 (34.44%) Information Security Management
2 31 (34.44%) Security Management
3 29 (32.22%) Risk Analysis
3 29 (32.22%) Risk Management
3 29 (32.22%) Service Delivery
4 17 (18.89%) Data Protection
5 15 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (7.78%) ISMS
8 7 (7.78%) ITIL
8 7 (7.78%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (4.44%) Database Security
10 4 (4.44%) SABSA
10 4 (4.44%) SIEM
10 4 (4.44%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (54.44%) CISSP
2 40 (44.44%) CISM
3 33 (36.67%) CISA
4 19 (21.11%) CEH
5 8 (8.89%) GSEC
6 7 (7.78%) GIAC
7 6 (6.67%) SSCP
8 3 (3.33%) CGEIT
8 3 (3.33%) CRISC
9 1 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.11%) IISP
9 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.11%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (57.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.33%) SLA
4 2 (2.22%) COBIT
5 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Forcepoint
1 12 (13.33%) Sophos
2 10 (11.11%) Cisco
3 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 5 (5.56%) HP
3 5 (5.56%) NetWitness
3 5 (5.56%) Symantec
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.22%) Juniper
5 2 (2.22%) Meraki
5 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.11%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.11%) Splunk
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