The median annual salary for a Information Security Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Analyst
UK / England
Rank 615 690 796
Rank change year-on-year +75 +106  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 204 241 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 177 213 107
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £41,100 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.00% +11.11%  

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 75905 92477 95025
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.42% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63439 78184 78375
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Analyst in England

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Information Security Analyst in England

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Analyst in England

Information Security 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 Information Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London +28 90 £55,000 +4.76% 11
East of England +57 39 £43,000 -14.00%
South East +43 30 £45,000 -10.00% 8
East Midlands 0 19 £45,000 -14.28%
North West -25 11 £47,500 +21.79%
West Midlands +25 8 £44,500 -7.29% 2
Yorkshire +27 5 £37,500 -25.74%
South West +12 1 - -
Information Security Analyst
UK

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Information 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 England region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 372 (99.73%) Information Security
2 226 (60.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 199 (53.35%) CISSP
4 129 (34.58%) Finance
5 126 (33.78%) CISM
6 114 (30.56%) Firewall
7 105 (28.15%) Management Information System
8 99 (26.54%) CISA
9 96 (25.74%) Security Management
10 87 (23.32%) Information Security Management
10 87 (23.32%) Risk Management
11 77 (20.64%) PCI DSS
12 69 (18.50%) Cybersecurity
13 68 (18.23%) SIEM
14 64 (17.16%) Risk Assessment
15 59 (15.82%) Penetration Testing
16 55 (14.75%) Data Protection
17 54 (14.48%) Vulnerability Management
18 50 (13.40%) Security Architecture
18 50 (13.40%) ITIL
19 48 (12.87%) Network Security
20 46 (12.33%) Windows
21 43 (11.53%) COBIT
22 42 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
23 40 (10.72%) Risk Analysis
24 37 (9.92%) Linux
24 37 (9.92%) Security Operations
25 35 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
26 34 (9.12%) Data Protection Act
27 33 (8.85%) Legal

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (1.88%) IIS
2 4 (1.07%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (3.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) assyst
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.88%) IaaS
1 7 (1.88%) PaaS
2 4 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.07%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 114 (30.56%) Firewall
2 48 (12.87%) Network Security
3 27 (7.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (1.61%) HTTP
4 6 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.34%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.07%) DNS
6 4 (1.07%) Internet
6 4 (1.07%) LDAP
7 3 (0.80%) VPN
8 2 (0.54%) IPv6
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.27%) DHCP
9 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.54%) SQL Server
General
1 129 (34.58%) Finance
2 33 (8.85%) Legal
3 16 (4.29%) Retail
4 14 (3.75%) Banking
4 14 (3.75%) Law
5 6 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.34%) Games
7 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.54%) Back Office
8 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.41%) SailPoint
2 5 (1.34%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.34%) Web Services
3 2 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (0.54%) OAuth
3 2 (0.54%) RESTful
4 1 (0.27%) .NET
4 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.27%) ODBC
4 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 105 (28.15%) Management Information System
2 42 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (9.12%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.14%) Fintech
6 7 (1.88%) BYOD
6 7 (1.88%) CESG
6 7 (1.88%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (1.88%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.61%) Derivative
8 4 (1.07%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.07%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.07%) Life Science
9 3 (0.80%) Cybercrime
9 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.27%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.33%) Windows
2 37 (9.92%) Linux
3 16 (4.29%) Unix
4 12 (3.22%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (99.73%) Information Security
2 96 (25.74%) Security Management
3 87 (23.32%) Information Security Management
3 87 (23.32%) Risk Management
4 69 (18.50%) Cybersecurity
5 68 (18.23%) SIEM
6 64 (17.16%) Risk Assessment
7 59 (15.82%) Penetration Testing
8 55 (14.75%) Data Protection
9 54 (14.48%) Vulnerability Management
10 50 (13.40%) ITIL
10 50 (13.40%) Security Architecture
11 40 (10.72%) Risk Analysis
12 37 (9.92%) Security Operations
13 35 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 31 (8.31%) ISMS
15 30 (8.04%) Service Delivery
16 28 (7.51%) Security Monitoring
17 27 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
18 24 (6.43%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.41%) PowerShell
2 8 (2.14%) Java
3 7 (1.88%) Scala
4 4 (1.07%) SQL
5 2 (0.54%) C
5 2 (0.54%) C#
6 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 199 (53.35%) CISSP
2 126 (33.78%) CISM
3 99 (26.54%) CISA
4 32 (8.58%) Degree
5 31 (8.31%) CRISC
6 29 (7.77%) CEH
7 26 (6.97%) SANS
8 25 (6.70%) GIAC
9 15 (4.02%) GSEC
10 13 (3.49%) CISMP
11 11 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (2.41%) GCIA
13 8 (2.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 8 (2.14%) GCIH
14 7 (1.88%) Security Cleared
15 6 (1.61%) IISP
16 5 (1.34%) SSCP
17 4 (1.07%) CCSP
18 3 (0.80%) CGEIT
18 3 (0.80%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (60.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (20.64%) PCI DSS
3 43 (11.53%) COBIT
4 32 (8.58%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 25 (6.70%) GDPR
6 12 (3.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (3.22%) ISO22301
7 10 (2.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 7 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.88%) SLA
9 6 (1.61%) ISO27002
9 6 (1.61%) PMO
10 5 (1.34%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.80%) SAS 70
12 2 (0.54%) FISMA
13 1 (0.27%) GPG13
13 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 20 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 17 (4.56%) Nessus
2 9 (2.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (2.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 8 (2.14%) SCCM
4 7 (1.88%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.54%) Kibana
6 2 (0.54%) logstash
6 2 (0.54%) QRadar
7 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.27%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.27%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 17 (4.56%) Cisco
1 17 (4.56%) Microsoft
1 17 (4.56%) Oracle
2 13 (3.49%) Dell
3 12 (3.22%) CheckPoint
4 9 (2.41%) Blue Coat
4 9 (2.41%) FireEye
4 9 (2.41%) Intel Security
5 7 (1.88%) LogRhythm
5 7 (1.88%) Splunk
6 6 (1.61%) Qualys
7 4 (1.07%) CyberArk
7 4 (1.07%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.80%) Forcepoint
8 3 (0.80%) ForgeRock
8 3 (0.80%) Sourcefire
8 3 (0.80%) Symantec
9 2 (0.54%) AlienVault
9 2 (0.54%) Google
9 2 (0.54%) Tripwire
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Empiric.com
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
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City, London
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Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + training
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Circa £35k. Bonus + Benefits Package
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
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London
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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