The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

Security Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 416 451
Rank change year-on-year +36 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 608 690 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.71% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.74% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 493 557 496
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 £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 77613 93636 100158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.32% 96.39% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 65018 79446 82470
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in England

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in England

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in England over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in England

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 Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +45 280 £52,500 -4.54% 30
South East +44 134 £47,000 -6.00% 15
East of England +37 52 £42,750 -18.57% 5
North West -12 38 £50,000 +2.56% 3
West Midlands +19 36 £42,500 -5.55% 4
South West +12 27 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Yorkshire -26 20 £37,500 -6.25% 3
East Midlands +8 19 £45,000 +7.78% 1
North East +4 2 £36,500 +32.72% 1
Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 681 (55.32%) Information Security
2 500 (40.62%) Firewall
3 473 (38.42%) CISSP
4 467 (37.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 418 (33.96%) Cybersecurity
6 379 (30.79%) SIEM
7 347 (28.19%) CISM
8 283 (22.99%) Finance
9 257 (20.88%) Network Security
10 241 (19.58%) Windows
11 234 (19.01%) ITIL
12 230 (18.68%) PCI DSS
13 216 (17.55%) Security Operations
14 213 (17.30%) Risk Management
15 209 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
16 207 (16.82%) Management Information System
17 193 (15.68%) CISA
18 180 (14.62%) Degree
19 174 (14.13%) Penetration Testing
20 163 (13.24%) Linux
21 154 (12.51%) Cisco
22 148 (12.02%) Security Management
23 136 (11.05%) Security Monitoring
24 126 (10.24%) GIAC
25 122 (9.91%) CEH
26 120 (9.75%) Data Protection
26 120 (9.75%) SANS
27 115 (9.34%) Active Directory
28 112 (9.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
29 106 (8.61%) Intrusion Detection

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 13 (1.06%) SharePoint
2 12 (0.97%) IIS
3 9 (0.73%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.081%) Apache
5 1 (0.081%) CICS
5 1 (0.081%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.081%) SmartSuite
5 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.06%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 5 (0.41%) SAP GRC
3 3 (0.24%) assyst
3 3 (0.24%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.33%) Office 365
2 27 (2.19%) SaaS
3 21 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.24%) IaaS
6 3 (0.24%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.24%) PaaS
7 2 (0.16%) Force.com
7 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 500 (40.62%) Firewall
2 257 (20.88%) Network Security
3 106 (8.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 102 (8.29%) TCP/IP
5 46 (3.74%) VPN
6 43 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
7 42 (3.41%) Internet
8 39 (3.17%) HTTP
9 38 (3.09%) DNS
10 35 (2.84%) Wireshark
11 29 (2.36%) WAN
12 25 (2.03%) LAN
12 25 (2.03%) OSPF
13 23 (1.87%) LDAP
14 22 (1.79%) Wireless
15 21 (1.71%) DHCP
15 21 (1.71%) SSL
16 20 (1.62%) HTTPS
17 18 (1.46%) BGP
18 12 (0.97%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.22%) Big Data
2 7 (0.57%) SAP BW
3 6 (0.49%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.41%) GIS
4 5 (0.41%) ZAP BI
5 3 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.16%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.081%) DB2
7 1 (0.081%) Maltego
7 1 (0.081%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 11 (0.89%) Burp Suite
2 9 (0.73%) Metasploit
3 8 (0.65%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.081%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (0.081%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.081%) JIRA
5 1 (0.081%) Selenium
General
1 283 (22.99%) Finance
2 98 (7.96%) Legal
3 54 (4.39%) Retail
4 45 (3.66%) Banking
5 43 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 41 (3.33%) Law
7 21 (1.71%) French Language
7 21 (1.71%) German Language
8 19 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.54%) Spanish Language
9 17 (1.38%) Dutch Language
9 17 (1.38%) Italian Language
10 12 (0.97%) Marketing
11 11 (0.89%) Advertising
12 7 (0.57%) Military
13 6 (0.49%) Games
14 5 (0.41%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.32%) Back Office
15 4 (0.32%) Electronics
15 4 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.62%) SailPoint
2 11 (0.89%) Web Services
3 10 (0.81%) HTML
4 9 (0.73%) XML
5 8 (0.65%) 802.1X
6 6 (0.49%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (0.32%) .NET
8 3 (0.24%) CSS
8 3 (0.24%) Middleware
8 3 (0.24%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.24%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.16%) OAuth
9 2 (0.16%) RESTful
10 1 (0.081%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.081%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.081%) ODBC
10 1 (0.081%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 207 (16.82%) Management Information System
2 100 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (7.80%) Computer Science
4 70 (5.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 58 (4.71%) Cyber Attack
6 52 (4.22%) Data Protection Act
7 41 (3.33%) Data Centre
8 35 (2.84%) Cyberthreat
9 26 (2.11%) CESG
10 24 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 17 (1.38%) iPad
12 16 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
13 15 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 15 (1.22%) PKI
14 14 (1.14%) Smartphone
15 13 (1.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 13 (1.06%) Cybercrime
16 11 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
17 10 (0.81%) BYOD
17 10 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 241 (19.58%) Windows
2 163 (13.24%) Linux
3 98 (7.96%) Unix
4 37 (3.01%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.46%) Android
6 17 (1.38%) VxWorks
7 16 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.06%) Kali Linux
9 12 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.65%) CentOS
12 7 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.57%) Debian
12 7 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.57%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.16%) Solaris
14 2 (0.16%) zOS
15 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (55.32%) Information Security
2 418 (33.96%) Cybersecurity
3 379 (30.79%) SIEM
4 234 (19.01%) ITIL
5 216 (17.55%) Security Operations
6 213 (17.30%) Risk Management
7 209 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
8 174 (14.13%) Penetration Testing
9 148 (12.02%) Security Management
10 136 (11.05%) Security Monitoring
11 120 (9.75%) Data Protection
12 112 (9.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 103 (8.37%) Information Security Management
14 99 (8.04%) Incident Management
14 99 (8.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 97 (7.88%) Risk Assessment
16 93 (7.55%) Security Architecture
17 82 (6.66%) Kalman Filter
18 69 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
19 68 (5.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 91 (7.39%) SQL
2 51 (4.14%) Java
3 47 (3.82%) Python
4 37 (3.01%) PowerShell
5 27 (2.19%) C
6 25 (2.03%) C++
7 14 (1.14%) PHP
8 12 (0.97%) C#
9 11 (0.89%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.65%) BeanShell
11 6 (0.49%) Perl
12 4 (0.32%) ABAP
12 4 (0.32%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.24%) Scala
13 3 (0.24%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.081%) Ruby
14 1 (0.081%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 473 (38.42%) CISSP
2 347 (28.19%) CISM
3 193 (15.68%) CISA
4 180 (14.62%) Degree
5 126 (10.24%) GIAC
6 122 (9.91%) CEH
7 120 (9.75%) SANS
8 84 (6.82%) GCIH
9 82 (6.66%) Cisco Certification
10 78 (6.34%) Security Cleared
11 67 (5.44%) GCIA
12 60 (4.87%) CompTIA Security+
12 60 (4.87%) Security+ Certification
13 52 (4.22%) CCNP
13 52 (4.22%) SSCP
14 39 (3.17%) DV Cleared
15 38 (3.09%) CREST Certified
16 37 (3.01%) CISMP
17 34 (2.76%) CRISC
17 34 (2.76%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 467 (37.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 230 (18.68%) PCI DSS
3 62 (5.04%) COBIT
4 55 (4.47%) Cyber Essentials
5 42 (3.41%) ISO22301
6 39 (3.17%) GDPR
7 35 (2.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 33 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 33 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 29 (2.36%) SLA
10 10 (0.81%) ISO27002
11 8 (0.65%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.49%) PMO
12 6 (0.49%) SSAE 16
13 5 (0.41%) ISO27005
14 4 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 3 (0.24%) SAS 70
16 2 (0.16%) QA
16 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
17 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 115 (9.34%) Active Directory
2 44 (3.57%) Snort
3 32 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.57%) vSphere
6 6 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.32%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.24%) RACF
8 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.16%) pfSense
10 1 (0.081%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.081%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (4.06%) Nessus
2 39 (3.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 33 (2.68%) CSIRT
4 26 (2.11%) RSA enVision
5 20 (1.62%) QRadar
6 15 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
7 12 (0.97%) Nmap
8 11 (0.89%) Backup Exec
9 10 (0.81%) AirWatch
10 9 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 8 (0.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
12 7 (0.57%) OSSEC
13 6 (0.49%) EnCase
13 6 (0.49%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.49%) Nexpose
13 6 (0.49%) SCCM
13 6 (0.49%) SCOM
14 4 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 4 (0.32%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 154 (12.51%) Cisco
2 94 (7.64%) Microsoft
3 88 (7.15%) CheckPoint
4 78 (6.34%) ArcSight
5 66 (5.36%) Qualys
6 59 (4.79%) Palo Alto
7 57 (4.63%) Splunk
8 50 (4.06%) LogRhythm
9 43 (3.49%) Oracle
10 42 (3.41%) Intel Security
11 40 (3.25%) VMware
12 37 (3.01%) Juniper
13 32 (2.60%) Forcepoint
14 28 (2.27%) NetWitness
15 27 (2.19%) Sophos
15 27 (2.19%) Sun
15 27 (2.19%) Symantec
16 26 (2.11%) Blue Coat
17 24 (1.95%) SAP
18 21 (1.71%) HP
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £45k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Reed Technology
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £26,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-75,000+bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 80,000 - 100,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus & other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago