Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 116 145
Rank change year-on-year +22 +29 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 25 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.66% 1.32% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.35% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 21
Gloucestershire median annual salary £37,500 £37,850 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.92% -15.89% -
10th Percentile £30,913 £27,375 £34,000
90th Percentile £42,175 £63,125 £61,250
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% -10.00% +2.86%

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 1,448 1,409 2,204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 97.85% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,117 1,153 1,840
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,500 £62,500 £61,775
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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
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 14 December 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
Cheltenham +23 22 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Gloucester -9 3 - - 1
Security Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (84.00%) Information Security
2 19 (76.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (72.00%) Process Management
4 16 (64.00%) CISSP
5 15 (60.00%) CISM
6 14 (56.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
9 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Scrum
10 3 (12.00%) Law
10 3 (12.00%) Selenium
10 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (12.00%) Java
10 3 (12.00%) Perl
10 3 (12.00%) Linux
10 3 (12.00%) Python
10 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Degree
10 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
10 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
10 3 (12.00%) Cybercrime
10 3 (12.00%) SDLC
11 2 (8.00%) ECSA
11 2 (8.00%) Security Operations

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Law
3 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (12.00%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Information Security
2 18 (72.00%) Process Management
3 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Database Security
6 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Security Management
6 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (8.00%) SIEM
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Management
7 1 (4.00%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) Perl
1 3 (12.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) CISSP
2 15 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) ECSA
4 2 (8.00%) GWAPT
5 1 (4.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (76.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (4.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
1 2 (8.00%) Sun