The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Information Security Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 702 687 815
Rank change year-on-year -15 +128  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 166 219 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 145 199 122
Median salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.86% -2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

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 80714 88007 100448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66430 75068 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 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 -16 75 £50,500 -12.17% 14
South East +35 30 £45,000 -11.76% 3
Yorkshire +1 16 £32,500 -36.27% 3
North West -29 15 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands +16 10 £37,500 -11.76% 1
East of England +10 10 £45,000 - 1
South West -14 5 £37,500 +13.63%
East Midlands +24 4 £55,000 +83.33%
North East +6 1 £36,500 +32.72%
Information Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (99.47%) Information Security
2 252 (67.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 202 (54.01%) CISSP
4 150 (40.11%) CISM
5 127 (33.96%) Risk Management
6 123 (32.89%) Finance
7 120 (32.09%) CISA
8 101 (27.01%) PCI DSS
9 88 (23.53%) SIEM
10 83 (22.19%) Firewall
10 83 (22.19%) Management Information System
11 69 (18.45%) Security Management
12 66 (17.65%) Data Protection
13 65 (17.38%) Cybersecurity
14 63 (16.84%) Information Security Management
15 52 (13.90%) Vulnerability Management
16 49 (13.10%) ISMS
16 49 (13.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 48 (12.83%) Risk Analysis
18 46 (12.30%) CEH
18 46 (12.30%) Windows
19 43 (11.50%) Network Security
20 41 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
21 37 (9.89%) Security Monitoring
21 37 (9.89%) Penetration Testing
22 36 (9.63%) Data Protection Act
22 36 (9.63%) GDPR
23 35 (9.36%) Security Operations
23 35 (9.36%) Legal
24 32 (8.56%) GIAC

Information Security 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 4 (1.07%) IIS
1 4 (1.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.80%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.87%) SaaS
2 4 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (22.19%) Firewall
2 43 (11.50%) Network Security
3 20 (5.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (2.94%) DNS
5 8 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.60%) VPN
7 5 (1.34%) Kerberos
7 5 (1.34%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.07%) LDAP
9 3 (0.80%) DHCP
9 3 (0.80%) HTTP
9 3 (0.80%) Internet
10 2 (0.53%) IPv6
10 2 (0.53%) LAN
10 2 (0.53%) WAN
11 1 (0.27%) FTP
11 1 (0.27%) SMTP
11 1 (0.27%) SNMP
11 1 (0.27%) SSL
11 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Burp Suite
1 2 (0.53%) Metasploit
General
1 123 (32.89%) Finance
2 35 (9.36%) Legal
3 14 (3.74%) Banking
4 10 (2.67%) Retail
5 9 (2.41%) Law
6 3 (0.80%) Advertising
6 3 (0.80%) Games
6 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.53%) Back Office
7 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.67%) SailPoint
2 8 (2.14%) 802.1X
3 7 (1.87%) Web Services
4 2 (0.53%) OAuth
4 2 (0.53%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 83 (22.19%) Management Information System
2 41 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (9.63%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (3.48%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (1.87%) CESG
6 7 (1.87%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (1.87%) NHS
7 6 (1.60%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.60%) Derivative
8 5 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.07%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.07%) Smart Energy
9 4 (1.07%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.80%) BYOD
10 3 (0.80%) Cybercrime
10 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.53%) Fintech
11 2 (0.53%) Life Science
12 1 (0.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.30%) Windows
2 25 (6.68%) Linux
3 17 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.01%) Unix
5 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.53%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (99.47%) Information Security
2 127 (33.96%) Risk Management
3 88 (23.53%) SIEM
4 69 (18.45%) Security Management
5 66 (17.65%) Data Protection
6 65 (17.38%) Cybersecurity
7 63 (16.84%) Information Security Management
8 52 (13.90%) Vulnerability Management
9 49 (13.10%) ISMS
9 49 (13.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 48 (12.83%) Risk Analysis
11 37 (9.89%) Penetration Testing
11 37 (9.89%) Security Monitoring
12 35 (9.36%) Security Operations
13 31 (8.29%) Risk Assessment
14 30 (8.02%) ITIL
15 29 (7.75%) Service Delivery
16 28 (7.49%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 26 (6.95%) E-Commerce
17 26 (6.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.41%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.07%) SQL
3 3 (0.80%) C#
4 2 (0.53%) Java
4 2 (0.53%) Perl
4 2 (0.53%) Python
5 1 (0.27%) C
5 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.27%) Scala
5 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 202 (54.01%) CISSP
2 150 (40.11%) CISM
3 120 (32.09%) CISA
4 46 (12.30%) CEH
5 32 (8.56%) GIAC
6 27 (7.22%) CRISC
7 23 (6.15%) Degree
8 16 (4.28%) SANS
9 15 (4.01%) SSCP
10 11 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
10 11 (2.94%) Security+ Certification
11 9 (2.41%) GCIA
11 9 (2.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 8 (2.14%) GCIH
13 7 (1.87%) CASP
13 7 (1.87%) CGEIT
14 6 (1.60%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 6 (1.60%) OSCP
14 6 (1.60%) Security Cleared
15 5 (1.34%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (67.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 101 (27.01%) PCI DSS
3 36 (9.63%) GDPR
4 21 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 20 (5.35%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (3.74%) COBIT
8 11 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 9 (2.41%) ISO 22301
9 9 (2.41%) NIST 800
10 8 (2.14%) ISO 9000
11 5 (1.34%) PMO
12 4 (1.07%) SSAE 16
13 3 (0.80%) SAS 70
13 3 (0.80%) SLA
14 2 (0.53%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.53%) QA
14 2 (0.53%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (6.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (4.28%) Nessus
2 11 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (2.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (2.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (1.87%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.07%) SCCM
7 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.27%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 26 (6.95%) Cisco
2 21 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.81%) CheckPoint
3 18 (4.81%) McAfee
4 14 (3.74%) Dell
5 11 (2.94%) LogRhythm
5 11 (2.94%) Oracle
5 11 (2.94%) Qualys
6 9 (2.41%) Blue Coat
6 9 (2.41%) FireEye
6 9 (2.41%) Palo Alto
6 9 (2.41%) Splunk
7 7 (1.87%) Sophos
8 6 (1.60%) Symantec
9 5 (1.34%) CyberArk
10 4 (1.07%) NetWitness
10 4 (1.07%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.80%) ForgeRock
11 3 (0.80%) VMware
12 2 (0.53%) Forcepoint
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Salary: £45k - 50k per year
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
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