Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Analyst was £55,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Senior Security Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1046 955 1118
Rank change year-on-year -91 +163 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 117 254 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.14% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.15% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 90 216 141
England median annual salary £55,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.62% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £42,825 £46,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £81,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +23.81% -

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 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Senior Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Analyst in England

Senior Security Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Analyst in England

Senior Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Analyst in England

Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 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 -67 46 £60,000 -14.29% 4
North of England +24 31 £47,500 -5.00% 2
South East +30 18 £63,750 -7.27% 1
North West -14 16 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +28 15 £46,000 -26.40% 1
Midlands +20 10 £60,000 +9.09% 4
West Midlands +8 10 £60,000 +26.32% 4
East of England -7 8 £60,000 +20.00%
South West +3 4 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Senior Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst in the job title.

1 70 (59.83%) Information Security
2 50 (42.74%) CISSP
3 47 (40.17%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (32.48%) SIEM
5 34 (29.06%) Network Security
6 32 (27.35%) Management Information System
7 30 (25.64%) Security Operations
8 29 (24.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 28 (23.93%) Finance
10 27 (23.08%) Firewall
11 26 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
11 26 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 25 (21.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 25 (21.37%) CISM
12 25 (21.37%) Risk Management
13 21 (17.95%) Threat Intelligence
13 21 (17.95%) Incident Management
14 20 (17.09%) Python
15 19 (16.24%) Vulnerability Management
16 18 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
17 17 (14.53%) Qualys
17 17 (14.53%) WAN
18 16 (13.68%) Windows
18 16 (13.68%) GCIH
18 16 (13.68%) GIAC
19 15 (12.82%) ITIL
19 15 (12.82%) Cisco
19 15 (12.82%) Security Management
20 14 (11.97%) CheckPoint
21 13 (11.11%) Nessus

Senior 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:

Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) IaaS
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.06%) Network Security
2 27 (23.08%) Firewall
3 17 (14.53%) WAN
4 10 (8.55%) HTTP
4 10 (8.55%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.69%) LAN
6 8 (6.84%) SMTP
6 8 (6.84%) SSH
6 8 (6.84%) VPN
7 7 (5.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (5.98%) VLAN
8 6 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (5.13%) MPLS
8 6 (5.13%) WLAN
9 5 (4.27%) Internet
10 2 (1.71%) SAN
11 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.85%) Wireless
11 1 (0.85%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Burp Suite
1 4 (3.42%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.85%) AppScan
General
1 28 (23.93%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Retail
3 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.42%) Law
5 3 (2.56%) Banking
5 3 (2.56%) International Banking
6 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Games
7 1 (0.85%) Military
7 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.35%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.40%) Cyber Attack
3 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.27%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.71%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.71%) Fintech
7 2 (1.71%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) BYOD
8 1 (0.85%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.85%) iPad
8 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.68%) Windows
2 8 (6.84%) Linux
3 6 (5.13%) Unix
4 4 (3.42%) Kali Linux
5 3 (2.56%) Solaris
5 3 (2.56%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (59.83%) Information Security
2 47 (40.17%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (32.48%) SIEM
4 30 (25.64%) Security Operations
5 29 (24.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 26 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 26 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 25 (21.37%) Risk Management
8 21 (17.95%) Incident Management
8 21 (17.95%) Threat Intelligence
9 19 (16.24%) Vulnerability Management
10 18 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
11 15 (12.82%) ITIL
11 15 (12.82%) Security Management
12 13 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
13 12 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (10.26%) Security Architecture
14 11 (9.40%) Service Management
15 10 (8.55%) Analytics
15 10 (8.55%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.09%) Python
2 8 (6.84%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.27%) Java
4 4 (3.42%) C
5 3 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (0.85%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (42.74%) CISSP
2 25 (21.37%) CISM
3 16 (13.68%) GCIH
3 16 (13.68%) GIAC
4 13 (11.11%) SANS
5 12 (10.26%) GCIA
6 11 (9.40%) Degree
6 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
7 9 (7.69%) GSEC
8 7 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (5.98%) CREST Certified
8 7 (5.98%) DV Cleared
8 7 (5.98%) GCED
8 7 (5.98%) GCFA
8 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.27%) SSCP
10 4 (3.42%) CCNA
10 4 (3.42%) CEH
10 4 (3.42%) CISA
10 4 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (9.40%) GDPR
3 10 (8.55%) COBIT
3 10 (8.55%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.42%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (3.42%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.56%) SLA
6 2 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.85%) BS7799
7 1 (0.85%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.85%) PMO
7 1 (0.85%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (3.42%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) Nessus
2 4 (3.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 4 (3.42%) CSIRT
3 3 (2.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (2.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.71%) EnCase
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.71%) QRadar
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.85%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.85%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Qualys
2 15 (12.82%) Cisco
3 14 (11.97%) CheckPoint
4 7 (5.98%) F5
5 6 (5.13%) Riverbed
5 6 (5.13%) Splunk
6 5 (4.27%) ArcSight
6 5 (4.27%) HP
6 5 (4.27%) LogRhythm
6 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.27%) Oracle
6 5 (4.27%) VMware
7 4 (3.42%) Darktrace
7 4 (3.42%) Palo Alto
7 4 (3.42%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.56%) Intel
8 3 (2.56%) Sun
9 2 (1.71%) BeyondTrust
9 2 (1.71%) IBM
9 2 (1.71%) Red Hat