The median annual salary for a Senior Security Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 804 878
Rank change year-on-year +3 +74  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 72 124 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.086% 0.13% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.14% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 64 107 58
England median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +8.69%  
10th Percentile £39,150 £47,500 £40,350
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £70,375
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +19.04%  

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 80155 88904 100680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.94% 96.51% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 269837 336665 384213
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 -14 28 £60,000 -14.28% 4
South East +48 21 £70,000 +21.73% 2
North of England +4 17 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Yorkshire +9 15 £46,000 -8.00% 2
Midlands +11 3 £82,500 +83.33%
South West -8 2 £57,500 +15.00% 1
North West -36 2 £52,000 -13.33%
East Midlands - 2 £82,500 -
West Midlands +14 1 £55,000 +22.22%
East of England -26 1 £48,500 -7.61%
Senior Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 74 (48.68%) Information Security
2 66 (43.42%) Cybersecurity
3 61 (40.13%) CISSP
4 49 (32.24%) SIEM
5 46 (30.26%) CISM
6 45 (29.61%) Security Operations
7 40 (26.32%) ITIL
8 39 (25.66%) Firewall
9 36 (23.68%) Windows
9 36 (23.68%) Network Security
10 35 (23.03%) Computer Science
11 34 (22.37%) Risk Management
12 31 (20.39%) Finance
12 31 (20.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 30 (19.74%) PCI DSS
13 30 (19.74%) Python
14 29 (19.08%) Security Cleared
14 29 (19.08%) Penetration Testing
15 26 (17.11%) Management Information System
16 24 (15.79%) DV Cleared
17 23 (15.13%) Vulnerability Management
17 23 (15.13%) Degree
17 23 (15.13%) TCP/IP
17 23 (15.13%) Analytics
18 22 (14.47%) Security Monitoring
18 22 (14.47%) Java
19 21 (13.82%) C
20 20 (13.16%) Telecoms
20 20 (13.16%) Incident Management
20 20 (13.16%) Ethical Hacking

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (0.66%) PaaS
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.66%) Firewall
2 36 (23.68%) Network Security
3 23 (15.13%) TCP/IP
4 15 (9.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (9.21%) HTTP
6 8 (5.26%) HTTPS
7 7 (4.61%) WAN
8 5 (3.29%) LDAP
9 4 (2.63%) Kerberos
9 4 (2.63%) OSPF
9 4 (2.63%) SMTP
10 3 (1.97%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.97%) LAN
10 3 (1.97%) SSH
10 3 (1.97%) VPN
10 3 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.32%) IPv6
11 2 (1.32%) SAN
11 2 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (0.66%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Burp Suite
1 3 (1.97%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (20.39%) Finance
2 20 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.58%) Legal
3 10 (6.58%) Spanish Language
4 8 (5.26%) Dutch Language
4 8 (5.26%) French Language
4 8 (5.26%) German Language
4 8 (5.26%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.97%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.32%) Back Office
6 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.32%) Games
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.95%) SailPoint
3 2 (1.32%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.66%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.66%) OAuth
4 1 (0.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.03%) Computer Science
2 26 (17.11%) Management Information System
3 18 (11.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 18 (11.84%) Security Operations Centre
4 13 (8.55%) Cyber Attack
4 13 (8.55%) Smartphone
5 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 8 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (3.95%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.32%) BYOD
8 2 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.66%) Fintech
9 1 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.68%) Windows
2 19 (12.50%) VxWorks
3 15 (9.87%) Linux
4 13 (8.55%) Android
5 9 (5.92%) Unix
6 3 (1.97%) Kali Linux
6 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.32%) Solaris
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (48.68%) Information Security
2 66 (43.42%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (32.24%) SIEM
4 45 (29.61%) Security Operations
5 40 (26.32%) ITIL
6 34 (22.37%) Risk Management
7 29 (19.08%) Penetration Testing
8 23 (15.13%) Analytics
8 23 (15.13%) Vulnerability Management
9 22 (14.47%) Security Monitoring
10 20 (13.16%) Ethical Hacking
10 20 (13.16%) Incident Management
11 19 (12.50%) Line Management
11 19 (12.50%) Source Code Analysis
12 18 (11.84%) Project Management
13 16 (10.53%) Security Architecture
14 14 (9.21%) Data Protection
14 14 (9.21%) Data Security
14 14 (9.21%) Malware Analysis
15 13 (8.55%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.74%) Python
2 22 (14.47%) Java
3 21 (13.82%) C
4 19 (12.50%) C++
5 9 (5.92%) SQL
6 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.32%) Perl
8 1 (0.66%) C#
8 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (40.13%) CISSP
2 46 (30.26%) CISM
3 29 (19.08%) Security Cleared
4 24 (15.79%) DV Cleared
5 23 (15.13%) Degree
6 19 (12.50%) SANS
7 18 (11.84%) GCIA
8 15 (9.87%) CISA
9 13 (8.55%) CREST Certified
9 13 (8.55%) GCIH
10 10 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (5.92%) GIAC
12 8 (5.26%) GCED
12 8 (5.26%) GSEC
13 6 (3.95%) CEH
14 5 (3.29%) CISMP
14 5 (3.29%) GREM
14 5 (3.29%) SC Cleared
15 4 (2.63%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (20.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (19.74%) PCI DSS
3 11 (7.24%) COBIT
4 8 (5.26%) ISO 9000
5 6 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (3.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (2.63%) SSAE 16
8 3 (1.97%) GDPR
8 3 (1.97%) SLA
9 2 (1.32%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.66%) BS7799
10 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (8.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.61%) Snort
2 7 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.66%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (2.63%) SCCM
2 3 (1.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.97%) Nessus
2 3 (1.97%) RSA enVision
3 2 (1.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.66%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 14 (9.21%) Cisco
2 13 (8.55%) CheckPoint
3 12 (7.89%) LogRhythm
4 8 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 7 (4.61%) VMware
6 6 (3.95%) HP
7 5 (3.29%) ArcSight
7 5 (3.29%) Qualys
8 4 (2.63%) Dell
8 4 (2.63%) Oracle
8 4 (2.63%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.97%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.97%) Splunk
10 2 (1.32%) CyberArk
10 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.32%) Sun
11 1 (0.66%) F5
11 1 (0.66%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.66%) IBM
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