Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Incident Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1061 1047 1191
Rank change year-on-year -14 +144 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 98 138 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.077% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.080% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 71 124 70
England median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% +19.72%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £23,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +23.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
London +10 73 £50,000 - 1
North of England -9 12 £31,250 +20.19%
Yorkshire +20 9 £35,000 +34.62%
South West -7 7 £40,000 +45.45%
South East +22 4 - - 2
East of England -2 3 £30,000 -7.69%
North West -23 2 - -
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 18 November 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 46 (46.94%) Incident Management
2 45 (45.92%) Windows
3 39 (39.80%) ITIL
4 36 (36.73%) Information Security
5 31 (31.63%) Cybersecurity
6 29 (29.59%) Firewall
7 27 (27.55%) Service Management
7 27 (27.55%) Linux
8 26 (26.53%) Finance
9 25 (25.51%) Unix
9 25 (25.51%) Problem Management
10 23 (23.47%) CISSP
11 22 (22.45%) TCP/IP
12 21 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
12 21 (21.43%) CISM
13 18 (18.37%) Network Security
14 17 (17.35%) CSIRT
14 17 (17.35%) GIAC
15 16 (16.33%) Risk Management
15 16 (16.33%) Active Directory
15 16 (16.33%) Banking
15 16 (16.33%) Forensic Analysis
16 15 (15.31%) Security Operations
16 15 (15.31%) GCIA
16 15 (15.31%) GCIH
17 14 (14.29%) Service Delivery
17 14 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 14 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
18 13 (13.27%) Windows Server
18 13 (13.27%) IT Audit

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 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.59%) Firewall
2 22 (22.45%) TCP/IP
3 18 (18.37%) Network Security
4 12 (12.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (9.18%) Internet
6 5 (5.10%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (4.08%) DHCP
7 4 (4.08%) DNS
7 4 (4.08%) HTTP
7 4 (4.08%) SMTP
8 1 (1.02%) PBX
8 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) DB2
1 4 (4.08%) Informix
General
1 26 (26.53%) Finance
2 16 (16.33%) Banking
3 11 (11.22%) Legal
4 3 (3.06%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.18%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (8.16%) Cyber Attack
5 7 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
6 6 (6.12%) Cybercrime
7 5 (5.10%) Fat Client
7 5 (5.10%) Thin Client
8 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.92%) Windows
2 27 (27.55%) Linux
3 25 (25.51%) Unix
4 13 (13.27%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.08%) Solaris
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.94%) Incident Management
2 39 (39.80%) ITIL
3 36 (36.73%) Information Security
4 31 (31.63%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (27.55%) Service Management
6 25 (25.51%) Problem Management
7 21 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (16.33%) Forensic Analysis
8 16 (16.33%) Risk Management
9 15 (15.31%) Security Operations
10 14 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 14 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
10 14 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 13 (13.27%) IT Audit
11 13 (13.27%) SIEM
12 11 (11.22%) Computer Forensics
12 11 (11.22%) Computer Security
12 11 (11.22%) E-Discovery
12 11 (11.22%) Threat Detection
12 11 (11.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.18%) SQL
2 5 (5.10%) C
3 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.08%) Perl
3 4 (4.08%) PHP
3 4 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (23.47%) CISSP
2 21 (21.43%) CISM
3 17 (17.35%) GIAC
4 15 (15.31%) GCIA
4 15 (15.31%) GCIH
5 11 (11.22%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (11.22%) Novell Certification
5 11 (11.22%) SANS
6 6 (6.12%) Degree
7 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.04%) CRISC
9 1 (1.02%) CCNA
9 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 12 (12.24%) ISO 9001
3 9 (9.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (9.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (6.12%) SLA
5 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.10%) Terminal Services
3 4 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (17.35%) CSIRT
2 8 (8.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (4.08%) Nessus
3 4 (4.08%) QRadar
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.02%) SCCM
4 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Sun
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle
3 5 (5.10%) Citrix
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.08%) BeyondTrust
4 4 (4.08%) Remedy
4 4 (4.08%) Sybase
5 2 (2.04%) Splunk
6 1 (1.02%) Lotus