Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 400 480
Rank change year-on-year +7 +80 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 1309 1472 1249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.77% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.80% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 1182 1042
England median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +5.82% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,360 £32,500 £30,870
90th Percentile £68,000 £70,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 160373 183773 202115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 131317 156122 167506
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 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 +41 663 £55,000 -4.35% 39
South East -30 229 £45,000 -10.00% 17
North of England -12 178 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Midlands +13 98 £44,500 +6.59% 6
Yorkshire +17 93 £40,000 - 7
East of England +6 81 £43,000 -14.00% 3
North West -26 80 £50,000 +25.00% 4
West Midlands +4 73 £42,500 - 6
South West -12 60 £40,000 -11.11% 9
East Midlands +9 25 £47,500 +23.38%
North East +9 5 £36,500 +30.36%
Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 752 (57.45%) Information Security
2 516 (39.42%) Firewall
3 479 (36.59%) CISSP
4 468 (35.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 430 (32.85%) Cybersecurity
6 422 (32.24%) SIEM
7 335 (25.59%) Finance
8 325 (24.83%) CISM
9 288 (22.00%) Windows
9 288 (22.00%) Network Security
10 251 (19.17%) Cisco
11 237 (18.11%) Security Operations
12 209 (15.97%) Management Information System
13 208 (15.89%) PCI DSS
14 205 (15.66%) Risk Management
15 204 (15.58%) Linux
16 200 (15.28%) ITIL
17 193 (14.74%) CISA
18 188 (14.36%) Vulnerability Management
19 184 (14.06%) Degree
20 182 (13.90%) Penetration Testing
21 162 (12.38%) CheckPoint
22 160 (12.22%) Data Protection
23 136 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
24 135 (10.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 124 (9.47%) Security Monitoring
26 121 (9.24%) Computer Science
27 117 (8.94%) CEH
28 115 (8.79%) GIAC
28 115 (8.79%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 17 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 16 (1.22%) IBM Notes
3 10 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.61%) IIS
5 4 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.076%) Apache
7 1 (0.076%) CICS
7 1 (0.076%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.45%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 8 (0.61%) assyst
3 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.23%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.076%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (1.99%) Office 365
2 24 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.38%) SaaS
4 7 (0.53%) Force.com
4 7 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.31%) IaaS
6 4 (0.31%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.076%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.076%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.076%) GitHub
7 1 (0.076%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 516 (39.42%) Firewall
2 288 (22.00%) Network Security
3 111 (8.48%) Intrusion Detection
4 105 (8.02%) VPN
5 102 (7.79%) TCP/IP
6 87 (6.65%) WAN
7 84 (6.42%) LAN
8 78 (5.96%) Internet
9 72 (5.50%) DNS
10 52 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
11 36 (2.75%) BGP
12 34 (2.60%) OSPF
13 32 (2.44%) DHCP
13 32 (2.44%) HTTP
13 32 (2.44%) Wireshark
14 31 (2.37%) EIGRP
14 31 (2.37%) Wireless
15 24 (1.83%) SSL
16 20 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 17 (1.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (0.99%) Big Data
2 12 (0.92%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.38%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.15%) ZAP BI
6 1 (0.076%) DB2
6 1 (0.076%) Looker
6 1 (0.076%) Maltego
6 1 (0.076%) MySQL
6 1 (0.076%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.076%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (1.15%) Metasploit
2 6 (0.46%) Burp Suite
3 4 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.15%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.15%) JIRA
4 2 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.076%) Visual Studio
General
1 335 (25.59%) Finance
2 111 (8.48%) Banking
3 91 (6.95%) Legal
4 53 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 47 (3.59%) Retail
6 40 (3.06%) Law
7 26 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.60%) Retail Banking
9 16 (1.22%) German Language
9 16 (1.22%) International Banking
10 15 (1.15%) French Language
10 15 (1.15%) Marketing
11 11 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.76%) Advertising
12 10 (0.76%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.69%) Electronics
14 7 (0.53%) Dutch Language
14 7 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.53%) Italian Language
14 7 (0.53%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.15%) SailPoint
2 11 (0.84%) HTML
3 10 (0.76%) Web Services
4 9 (0.69%) .NET
5 8 (0.61%) 802.1X
6 4 (0.31%) CSS
6 4 (0.31%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.23%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.23%) OAuth
7 3 (0.23%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.15%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.15%) RESTful
8 2 (0.15%) SAML
9 1 (0.076%) Laravel
9 1 (0.076%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.076%) Memcached
9 1 (0.076%) Middleware
9 1 (0.076%) OpenID
9 1 (0.076%) REST
9 1 (0.076%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 209 (15.97%) Management Information System
2 136 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 121 (9.24%) Computer Science
4 83 (6.34%) Security Operations Centre
5 60 (4.58%) Data Centre
6 59 (4.51%) Cyberthreat
7 58 (4.43%) Data Protection Act
8 47 (3.59%) Cyber Attack
9 27 (2.06%) PKI
10 24 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 22 (1.68%) iPad
12 20 (1.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 17 (1.30%) Virtual Team
14 15 (1.15%) Smartphone
15 14 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
16 13 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
17 12 (0.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 12 (0.92%) Smart Energy
17 12 (0.92%) Smart Meter
18 11 (0.84%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 288 (22.00%) Windows
2 204 (15.58%) Linux
3 93 (7.10%) Unix
4 69 (5.27%) Windows Server
5 27 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (1.91%) Kali Linux
6 25 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (1.76%) Android
8 22 (1.68%) VxWorks
9 18 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.92%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.84%) CentOS
12 11 (0.84%) Debian
13 10 (0.76%) Solaris
13 10 (0.76%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.53%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (57.45%) Information Security
2 430 (32.85%) Cybersecurity
3 422 (32.24%) SIEM
4 237 (18.11%) Security Operations
5 205 (15.66%) Risk Management
6 200 (15.28%) ITIL
7 188 (14.36%) Vulnerability Management
8 182 (13.90%) Penetration Testing
9 160 (12.22%) Data Protection
10 135 (10.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 124 (9.47%) Security Monitoring
12 115 (8.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 106 (8.10%) Security Management
14 97 (7.41%) Incident Management
15 87 (6.65%) Security Architecture
16 76 (5.81%) Information Security Management
17 75 (5.73%) Identity Access Management
18 73 (5.58%) Data Security
18 73 (5.58%) Ethical Hacking
19 71 (5.42%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 63 (4.81%) Java
2 61 (4.66%) Python
2 61 (4.66%) SQL
3 32 (2.44%) C
4 26 (1.99%) PowerShell
5 25 (1.91%) C++
6 16 (1.22%) C#
7 14 (1.07%) JavaScript
8 9 (0.69%) PHP
9 4 (0.31%) Perl
10 3 (0.23%) ABAP
10 3 (0.23%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.15%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.076%) C-shell
12 1 (0.076%) Korn
12 1 (0.076%) Ruby
12 1 (0.076%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 479 (36.59%) CISSP
2 325 (24.83%) CISM
3 193 (14.74%) CISA
4 184 (14.06%) Degree
5 117 (8.94%) CEH
6 115 (8.79%) GIAC
7 109 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 94 (7.18%) GCIH
8 94 (7.18%) SANS
9 93 (7.10%) Security Cleared
10 83 (6.34%) CCNP
11 71 (5.42%) CCNA
12 64 (4.89%) GCIA
13 56 (4.28%) DV Cleared
14 50 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
15 48 (3.67%) CompTIA Security+
15 48 (3.67%) Security+ Certification
15 48 (3.67%) SSCP
16 39 (2.98%) CNA
16 39 (2.98%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 468 (35.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 208 (15.89%) PCI DSS
3 65 (4.97%) GDPR
4 60 (4.58%) Cyber Essentials
5 55 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 38 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 35 (2.67%) SLA
8 31 (2.37%) COBIT
9 26 (1.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 23 (1.76%) ISO 9001
11 21 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 20 (1.53%) ISO 22301
13 18 (1.38%) NIST 800
14 13 (0.99%) SSAE 16
15 9 (0.69%) ISO 9000
16 7 (0.53%) QA
17 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
18 4 (0.31%) HIPAA
18 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
19 3 (0.23%) SAS 70
System Software
1 114 (8.71%) Active Directory
2 54 (4.13%) Snort
3 47 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (1.38%) vSphere
7 10 (0.76%) ProxySG
8 6 (0.46%) pfSense
9 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 73 (5.58%) Nessus
2 34 (2.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 34 (2.60%) QRadar
3 33 (2.52%) CSIRT
4 27 (2.06%) RSA enVision
5 21 (1.60%) Nmap
6 15 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
7 14 (1.07%) EnCase
8 13 (0.99%) Nexpose
9 11 (0.84%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 11 (0.84%) OSSEC
10 10 (0.76%) Kubernetes
10 10 (0.76%) SCCM
11 9 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 8 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
12 8 (0.61%) WMI
13 6 (0.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 5 (0.38%) FortiGate
15 4 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 2 (0.15%) Kibana
Vendors
1 251 (19.17%) Cisco
2 162 (12.38%) CheckPoint
3 98 (7.49%) Microsoft
4 78 (5.96%) Juniper
5 72 (5.50%) LogRhythm
6 70 (5.35%) Palo Alto
7 66 (5.04%) ArcSight
8 62 (4.74%) VMware
9 61 (4.66%) Qualys
10 54 (4.13%) Splunk
11 47 (3.59%) McAfee
12 44 (3.36%) F5
13 43 (3.28%) Oracle
14 34 (2.60%) Blue Coat
15 28 (2.14%) NetWitness
16 26 (1.99%) Sun
16 26 (1.99%) Symantec
17 25 (1.91%) HP
18 24 (1.83%) Dell
18 24 (1.83%) Red Hat
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Banking bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £42-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Training and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
William Hill
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus 7.5% Pension - Usual Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 90,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, extras
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago