Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £37,850 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Security Analyst
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 141 92
Rank change year-on-year +16 -49 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 16 23 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.06% 1.01% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.04% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 52
Gloucestershire median annual salary £37,850 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.89% - -
10th Percentile £27,375 £37,500 £18,250
90th Percentile £63,125 £59,250 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +9.76% -3.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1477 2212 1988
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.20% 97.40% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1208 1835 1618
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +7.89%
10th Percentile £24,425 £25,000 £25,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Gloucestershire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Gloucestershire

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Gloucestershire

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Gloucester +26 6 £27,500 -50.00% 1
Cheltenham +22 5 £45,000 +11.80% 1
Cirencester - 1 £35,700 -
Security Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 9 (56.25%) SMTP
2 9 (56.25%) DHCP
2 9 (56.25%) HTTP
2 9 (56.25%) SIEM
2 9 (56.25%) Threat Intelligence
3 8 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Information Security
4 7 (43.75%) Snort
4 7 (43.75%) Wireshark
4 7 (43.75%) GIAC
5 6 (37.50%) FTP
5 6 (37.50%) Telnet
5 6 (37.50%) SSL
5 6 (37.50%) LDAP
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) tcpdump
5 6 (37.50%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (31.25%) Service Design
6 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Perl
6 5 (31.25%) Python
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (18.75%) Malware Analysis

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
1 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 9 (56.25%) DHCP
2 9 (56.25%) HTTP
2 9 (56.25%) SMTP
3 7 (43.75%) Wireshark
4 6 (37.50%) FTP
4 6 (37.50%) LDAP
4 6 (37.50%) SSL
4 6 (37.50%) tcpdump
4 6 (37.50%) Telnet
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) CentOS
2 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) SIEM
1 9 (56.25%) Threat Intelligence
2 8 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 7 (43.75%) Information Security
4 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Service Design
5 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (18.75%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Forensic Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Internal Audit
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (6.25%) Presales
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
8 1 (6.25%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Perl
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) GIAC
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) GCIH
5 1 (6.25%) GCFA
5 1 (6.25%) GCIA
5 1 (6.25%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.25%) LogLogic
2 1 (6.25%) NetWitness