The median annual salary for an Incident Analyst was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Incident Analyst
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 852 914
Rank change year-on-year +10 +62  
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 31 76 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.083% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.085% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 22 73 27
England median annual salary £43,750 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -26.31%  
10th Percentile £24,450 £25,600 £19,250
90th Percentile £53,500 £65,000 £54,550
UK median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +21.42% -17.64%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80155 88904 100680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.94% 96.51% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 269837 336665 384213
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

Incident Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Incident Analyst in England

Incident Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Incident Analyst in England

Incident Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Analyst in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Incident Analyst in England

Incident Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
London +1 14 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East of England -8 7 £47,500 -
South East +46 5 - -
North of England -28 3 £27,500 -4.34% 1
South West -3 2 £32,000 +16.36%
North West -41 2 - - 1
North East - 1 £27,500 -
Incident Analyst
UK

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Incident 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 England region featuring Incident Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (45.71%) Incident Management
2 29 (41.43%) Information Security
3 26 (37.14%) Security Monitoring
4 23 (32.86%) ITIL
5 20 (28.57%) Unix
5 20 (28.57%) Windows
5 20 (28.57%) Finance
5 20 (28.57%) SIEM
6 19 (27.14%) Threat Analysis
7 18 (25.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 18 (25.71%) Change Management
8 17 (24.29%) Compliance Audit
9 15 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (21.43%) Problem Management
10 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 14 (20.00%) Service Management
11 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
13 11 (15.71%) CISSP
13 11 (15.71%) CEH
13 11 (15.71%) AlienVault
13 11 (15.71%) LogRhythm
14 10 (14.29%) LogLogic
14 10 (14.29%) Deep Packet Inspection
14 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
14 10 (14.29%) SANS
14 10 (14.29%) CRISC
14 10 (14.29%) tcpdump

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (1.43%) Apache
1 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) tcpdump
1 10 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 9 (12.86%) HTTPS
2 9 (12.86%) IPsec
2 9 (12.86%) SSH
2 9 (12.86%) SSL
2 9 (12.86%) VPN
3 6 (8.57%) Internet
4 4 (5.71%) Network Security
5 3 (4.29%) Firewall
6 1 (1.43%) DHCP
6 1 (1.43%) DNS
6 1 (1.43%) HTTP
6 1 (1.43%) PBX
6 1 (1.43%) SMTP
6 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) DB2
1 4 (5.71%) Informix
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.43%) PCRE
1 1 (1.43%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) Cyber Attack
2 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.86%) PKI
3 8 (11.43%) Cybercrime
4 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.71%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Unix
1 20 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Solaris
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) Incident Management
2 29 (41.43%) Information Security
3 26 (37.14%) Security Monitoring
4 23 (32.86%) ITIL
5 20 (28.57%) SIEM
6 19 (27.14%) Threat Analysis
7 18 (25.71%) Change Management
7 18 (25.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 17 (24.29%) Compliance Audit
9 15 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (21.43%) Problem Management
10 14 (20.00%) Service Management
11 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (14.29%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 9 (12.86%) Coaching
13 9 (12.86%) Network Packet Analysis
13 9 (12.86%) Regulatory Compliance
13 9 (12.86%) Security Testing
14 7 (10.00%) Security Operations
15 6 (8.57%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (1.43%) C
2 1 (1.43%) Perl
2 1 (1.43%) PHP
2 1 (1.43%) Ruby
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) CEH
2 11 (15.71%) CISSP
3 10 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
3 10 (14.29%) CISA
3 10 (14.29%) CISM
3 10 (14.29%) CRISC
3 10 (14.29%) MCP
3 10 (14.29%) SANS
4 4 (5.71%) CCNA
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.29%) Degree
6 2 (2.86%) GCIH
6 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.43%) GCIA
7 1 (1.43%) GIAC
7 1 (1.43%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.86%) QA
4 1 (1.43%) GPG13
4 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.43%) NIST 800
4 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) HDFS
2 1 (1.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) CSIRT
1 3 (4.29%) QRadar
2 2 (2.86%) Nessus
3 1 (1.43%) Fluentd
3 1 (1.43%) Kibana
3 1 (1.43%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) AlienVault
2 11 (15.71%) LogRhythm
3 10 (14.29%) LogLogic
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle
5 5 (7.14%) Remedy
6 4 (5.71%) Computacenter
6 4 (5.71%) Sun
6 4 (5.71%) Sybase
7 2 (2.86%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.86%) BeyondTrust
7 2 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (1.43%) FireEye
8 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.43%) Lotus
8 1 (1.43%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.43%) Sophos
8 1 (1.43%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.43%) Splunk
8 1 (1.43%) TippingPoint
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