Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Risk Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Security Risk Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1093 1085 1209
Rank change year-on-year -8 +124 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Risk Analyst 52 69 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.041% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.043% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 42 47 38
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £43,075 £44,197 £34,250
90th Percentile £71,125 £64,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 155,736 162,015 186,712
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 96.48% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 127,478 135,899 157,582
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%

Security Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Risk Analyst in England

Security Risk Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Security Risk Analyst in England

Security Risk Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Risk Analyst in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Risk Analyst in England

Security Risk 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 Risk Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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 +28 38 £57,500 +15.00% 3
North of England +12 7 £40,500 -26.36%
South East +14 5 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +28 4 - -
North West -3 3 £40,500 -26.36%
Midlands +7 1 £35,000 -12.50%
West Midlands -2 1 £35,000 -12.50%
South West - 1 £35,000 -
Security Risk Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Security Risk 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 Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (90.38%) Information Security
2 35 (67.31%) Risk Management
3 31 (59.62%) CISSP
4 21 (40.38%) Finance
5 20 (38.46%) COBIT
5 20 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (36.54%) CISM
7 18 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (30.77%) PCI DSS
9 15 (28.85%) CISA
9 15 (28.85%) Data Privacy
10 12 (23.08%) Incident Management
11 10 (19.23%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
12 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (15.38%) CRISC
14 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (13.46%) Project Management
15 6 (11.54%) ITIL
15 6 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (11.54%) Degree
15 6 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
15 6 (11.54%) Data Loss Prevention
16 5 (9.62%) Regulatory Compliance
16 5 (9.62%) Cyber Essentials
16 5 (9.62%) GDPR
16 5 (9.62%) Law
16 5 (9.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
17 4 (7.69%) Firewall

Security Risk 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) Network Security
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Law
3 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.69%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (3.85%) Fintech
2 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (90.38%) Information Security
2 35 (67.31%) Risk Management
3 20 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (28.85%) Data Privacy
5 12 (23.08%) Incident Management
6 10 (19.23%) Risk Analysis
7 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (13.46%) Project Management
8 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (11.54%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (11.54%) ITIL
9 6 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (9.62%) Regulatory Compliance
11 4 (7.69%) Compliance Audit
11 4 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
12 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity
12 3 (5.77%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 31 (59.62%) CISSP
2 19 (36.54%) CISM
3 15 (28.85%) CISA
4 8 (15.38%) CRISC
5 6 (11.54%) Degree
6 2 (3.85%) GIAC
7 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (38.46%) COBIT
2 18 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (30.77%) PCI DSS
4 5 (9.62%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (9.62%) GDPR
4 5 (9.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (3.85%) ISO 22301
7 1 (1.92%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (1.92%) CSIRT
1 1 (1.92%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft