The median annual salary for an IT Security Analyst was £45,000 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.

IT Security Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 730 752 813
Rank change year-on-year +22 +61  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 137 154 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 124 132 119
Median salary £45,000 £51,250 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.19% +11.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +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 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%  

IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Analyst in England

IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IT Security Analyst in England

IT Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Analyst in England

IT 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 IT 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 +27 76 £50,000 -4.76% 6
South East +46 18 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Yorkshire +5 16 £40,000 -20.00%
North West -35 10 £50,000 +31.57% 1
East of England -2 9 £28,000 -46.66%
North East - 5 £36,500 -
West Midlands +4 4 £22,500 -51.61%
East Midlands - 1 £31,000 -
IT Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT 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 IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 120 (47.81%) Firewall
2 114 (45.42%) Information Security
3 111 (44.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 100 (39.84%) CISSP
5 78 (31.08%) SIEM
6 76 (30.28%) Finance
6 76 (30.28%) CISM
7 64 (25.50%) Windows
8 58 (23.11%) PCI DSS
9 55 (21.91%) Risk Management
9 55 (21.91%) Cybersecurity
10 50 (19.92%) Vulnerability Management
11 45 (17.93%) CISA
12 43 (17.13%) Active Directory
13 41 (16.33%) Cisco
14 40 (15.94%) Microsoft
14 40 (15.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 39 (15.54%) Network Security
16 36 (14.34%) Security Operations
17 35 (13.94%) Penetration Testing
18 34 (13.55%) Linux
18 34 (13.55%) ITIL
18 34 (13.55%) Kalman Filter
19 33 (13.15%) Degree
20 30 (11.95%) Management Information System
20 30 (11.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 28 (11.16%) CheckPoint
22 27 (10.76%) VPN
22 27 (10.76%) Incident Management
23 24 (9.56%) Security Management

IT 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 5 (1.99%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (7.17%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.78%) Office 365
3 11 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.79%) Force.com
5 7 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.79%) SaaS
6 2 (0.80%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 120 (47.81%) Firewall
2 39 (15.54%) Network Security
3 27 (10.76%) VPN
4 23 (9.16%) TCP/IP
5 20 (7.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (5.58%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (5.58%) LAN
6 14 (5.58%) WAN
7 13 (5.18%) Wireless
8 12 (4.78%) Internet
9 11 (4.38%) DNS
10 8 (3.19%) Cisco ISE
10 8 (3.19%) HTTP
11 6 (2.39%) DHCP
11 6 (2.39%) FTP
11 6 (2.39%) SAN
11 6 (2.39%) SMTP
11 6 (2.39%) SSH
11 6 (2.39%) SSL
12 5 (1.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.40%) Big Data
1 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Burp Suite
2 2 (0.80%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) Metasploit
General
1 76 (30.28%) Finance
2 19 (7.57%) Banking
3 16 (6.37%) Legal
4 10 (3.98%) Law
5 7 (2.79%) Advertising
6 5 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.20%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.40%) OAuth
2 1 (0.40%) OpenID
2 1 (0.40%) SAML
2 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.95%) Management Information System
2 22 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.18%) PKI
5 11 (4.38%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.98%) Cyber Defence
7 8 (3.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.79%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.39%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.59%) Cyber Attack
10 4 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
12 2 (0.80%) CESG
12 2 (0.80%) Smart Energy
12 2 (0.80%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.80%) Smartcard
13 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (25.50%) Windows
2 34 (13.55%) Linux
3 18 (7.17%) Unix
4 9 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.59%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.19%) CentOS
5 8 (3.19%) Debian
5 8 (3.19%) Kali Linux
5 8 (3.19%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.20%) Solaris
7 2 (0.80%) Android
7 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (45.42%) Information Security
2 78 (31.08%) SIEM
3 55 (21.91%) Cybersecurity
3 55 (21.91%) Risk Management
4 50 (19.92%) Vulnerability Management
5 40 (15.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 36 (14.34%) Security Operations
7 35 (13.94%) Penetration Testing
8 34 (13.55%) ITIL
8 34 (13.55%) Kalman Filter
9 30 (11.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 27 (10.76%) Incident Management
11 24 (9.56%) Identity Access Management
11 24 (9.56%) Security Management
12 23 (9.16%) Data Protection
12 23 (9.16%) E-Discovery
13 22 (8.76%) Security Monitoring
14 18 (7.17%) Risk Assessment
15 17 (6.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 17 (6.77%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.18%) SQL
2 8 (3.19%) Java
3 3 (1.20%) C++
3 3 (1.20%) Python
4 2 (0.80%) C
5 1 (0.40%) C#
5 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 100 (39.84%) CISSP
2 76 (30.28%) CISM
3 45 (17.93%) CISA
4 33 (13.15%) Degree
5 23 (9.16%) CEH
6 15 (5.98%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (5.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (5.98%) Security+ Certification
7 14 (5.58%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (5.18%) CESG Certified Professional
8 13 (5.18%) CRISC
9 12 (4.78%) OSCP
10 10 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (3.59%) SANS
11 9 (3.59%) Security Cleared
12 8 (3.19%) CCDP
12 8 (3.19%) CCNP
12 8 (3.19%) CCSP
12 8 (3.19%) CREST Certified
12 8 (3.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (44.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (23.11%) PCI DSS
3 15 (5.98%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (5.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (2.79%) SSAE 16
7 5 (1.99%) GDPR
8 4 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (1.59%) SLA
9 3 (1.20%) COBIT
9 3 (1.20%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.80%) QA
11 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.40%) NIST 800
System Software
1 43 (17.13%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.19%) Snort
4 5 (1.99%) pfSense
5 4 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (6.77%) Nessus
2 9 (3.59%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.19%) OSSEC
4 7 (2.79%) AirWatch
5 6 (2.39%) QRadar
6 5 (1.99%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.40%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.40%) Nmap
9 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.40%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.40%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (16.33%) Cisco
2 40 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 28 (11.16%) CheckPoint
4 21 (8.37%) VMware
5 16 (6.37%) Splunk
6 14 (5.58%) McAfee
7 13 (5.18%) Juniper
8 12 (4.78%) LogRhythm
9 10 (3.98%) Sophos
10 8 (3.19%) Oracle
10 8 (3.19%) Qualys
10 8 (3.19%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.19%) Sourcefire
11 7 (2.79%) AlienVault
11 7 (2.79%) F5
11 7 (2.79%) Fortinet
11 7 (2.79%) Google
12 6 (2.39%) Citrix
13 5 (1.99%) Forcepoint
13 5 (1.99%) HP
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