The median annual salary for a Senior Security Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Security Analyst
UK / England
Rank 751 784 878
Rank change year-on-year +33 +94  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 76 136 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.097% 0.14% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 61 121 42
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £44,794 £39,550
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

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 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 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
South East +67 26 £55,000 +18.91% 6
London +36 19 £55,000 -8.33% 5
South West +12 10 £55,000 +10.00%
North West -13 8 £42,500 -22.72%
West Midlands +29 6 £48,500 -28.14%
East Midlands +4 3 £82,500 +26.92%
Senior Security Analyst
UK

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 104 (55.61%) Information Security
2 102 (54.55%) CISSP
3 72 (38.50%) SIEM
4 71 (37.97%) PCI DSS
5 67 (35.83%) CISM
6 63 (33.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 62 (33.16%) Security Operations
8 54 (28.88%) Cybersecurity
9 41 (21.93%) Vulnerability Management
9 41 (21.93%) Risk Management
10 39 (20.86%) Firewall
10 39 (20.86%) Linux
10 39 (20.86%) Degree
11 36 (19.25%) ITIL
11 36 (19.25%) Finance
12 32 (17.11%) Management Information System
12 32 (17.11%) Java
12 32 (17.11%) Active Directory
12 32 (17.11%) Penetration Testing
13 29 (15.51%) Network Security
13 29 (15.51%) SQL
14 28 (14.97%) Windows
14 28 (14.97%) Security Monitoring
15 26 (13.90%) Data Loss Prevention
15 26 (13.90%) SANS
15 26 (13.90%) Microsoft
16 25 (13.37%) Data Security
16 25 (13.37%) CISA
16 25 (13.37%) Identity Access Management
17 24 (12.83%) Computer Science

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.07%) IIS
3 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (9.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.74%) IaaS
1 7 (3.74%) PaaS
2 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.86%) Firewall
2 29 (15.51%) Network Security
3 22 (11.76%) LDAP
4 18 (9.63%) HTTP
4 18 (9.63%) TCP/IP
5 13 (6.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (5.35%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.14%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.60%) Broadband
8 3 (1.60%) DNS
8 3 (1.60%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.60%) LTE
8 3 (1.60%) OSPF
8 3 (1.60%) SSL
8 3 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.07%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (1.07%) tcpdump
9 2 (1.07%) Telnet
9 2 (1.07%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.35%) Big Data
2 5 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.53%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (19.25%) Finance
2 20 (10.70%) Retail
3 9 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.28%) Dutch Language
4 8 (4.28%) French Language
4 8 (4.28%) German Language
4 8 (4.28%) Italian Language
4 8 (4.28%) Spanish Language
5 6 (3.21%) Legal
6 4 (2.14%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.60%) Games
8 2 (1.07%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Automotive
9 1 (0.53%) Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.23%) SailPoint
2 16 (8.56%) XML
3 5 (2.67%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.60%) Web Services
5 1 (0.53%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.53%) OAuth
5 1 (0.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.11%) Management Information System
2 24 (12.83%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.56%) Security Operations Centre
4 15 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (5.35%) Cyber Attack
7 8 (4.28%) Data Centre
7 8 (4.28%) Fintech
8 6 (3.21%) BYOD
8 6 (3.21%) Driving Licence
8 6 (3.21%) PKI
9 5 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.60%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.60%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.53%) User Experience
11 1 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.86%) Linux
2 28 (14.97%) Windows
3 10 (5.35%) Unix
4 8 (4.28%) VxWorks
5 3 (1.60%) Android
6 2 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (55.61%) Information Security
2 72 (38.50%) SIEM
3 62 (33.16%) Security Operations
4 54 (28.88%) Cybersecurity
5 41 (21.93%) Risk Management
5 41 (21.93%) Vulnerability Management
6 36 (19.25%) ITIL
7 32 (17.11%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (14.97%) Security Monitoring
9 26 (13.90%) Data Loss Prevention
10 25 (13.37%) Data Security
10 25 (13.37%) Identity Access Management
11 23 (12.30%) Data Protection
12 22 (11.76%) Security Architecture
13 21 (11.23%) Analytics
14 19 (10.16%) Digital Forensics
15 17 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
16 16 (8.56%) E-Discovery
16 16 (8.56%) Regulatory Compliance
17 14 (7.49%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.11%) Java
2 29 (15.51%) SQL
3 16 (8.56%) BeanShell
4 10 (5.35%) Python
5 8 (4.28%) C
5 8 (4.28%) C++
6 7 (3.74%) Scala
7 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.53%) C#
8 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.53%) Perl
8 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (54.55%) CISSP
2 67 (35.83%) CISM
3 39 (20.86%) Degree
4 26 (13.90%) SANS
5 25 (13.37%) CISA
6 20 (10.70%) CEH
7 16 (8.56%) CREST Certified
7 16 (8.56%) GCIA
7 16 (8.56%) GIAC
8 15 (8.02%) CISMP
9 14 (7.49%) GCIH
10 13 (6.95%) Security Cleared
11 11 (5.88%) DV Cleared
12 10 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (5.35%) GREM
13 8 (4.28%) CRISC
14 6 (3.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (3.21%) GSEC
14 6 (3.21%) SSCP
15 4 (2.14%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (37.97%) PCI DSS
2 63 (33.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.88%) ISO27002
4 10 (5.35%) ISO22301
4 10 (5.35%) ISO27005
5 5 (2.67%) COBIT
5 5 (2.67%) ISO 9000
6 2 (1.07%) FISMA
6 2 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.53%) GDPR
7 1 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 32 (17.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.74%) Snort
3 1 (0.53%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (4.81%) Nessus
2 8 (4.28%) SCCM
3 4 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (2.14%) Nmap
4 3 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.60%) RSA enVision
5 2 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.07%) Nexpose
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.53%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.53%) QRadar
Vendors
1 26 (13.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.35%) CA Agile Central
3 9 (4.81%) Oracle
4 8 (4.28%) LogRhythm
5 6 (3.21%) Dell
5 6 (3.21%) HP
5 6 (3.21%) Splunk
6 5 (2.67%) ArcSight
6 5 (2.67%) Cisco
6 5 (2.67%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.60%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.07%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.07%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.07%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.07%) Imperva
8 2 (1.07%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.53%) Coverity
9 1 (0.53%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.53%) IBM
9 1 (0.53%) Qualys
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