Period
to 22 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 119 150
Rank change year-on-year +35 +31 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 44 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.95% 0.53% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 0.54% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 43 3 7
Gloucestershire median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -35.24% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,875 £29,600 £28,750
90th Percentile £50,500 £35,800 £70,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,250 £43,750
% change year-on-year -6.83% -8.00% -12.50%

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 1,425 1,477 1,819
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 97.11% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,041 1,216 1,520
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +6.17% -4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £26,225
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £43,038 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.26% +6.25% -

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 +48 38 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Gloucester -13 2 £37,500 - 2
Security Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 39 (88.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (86.36%) Information Security
3 31 (70.45%) Process Management
4 30 (68.18%) CISM
4 30 (68.18%) CISSP
5 24 (54.55%) Management Information System
6 12 (27.27%) Degree
7 10 (22.73%) Security Operations
8 9 (20.45%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (20.45%) Finance
9 8 (18.18%) SIEM
9 8 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
11 6 (13.64%) Unix
11 6 (13.64%) Windows
11 6 (13.64%) Linux
12 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (11.36%) SSCP
12 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (11.36%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (11.36%) GIAC
12 5 (11.36%) CCNA
12 5 (11.36%) CEH
12 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
12 5 (11.36%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (11.36%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 5 (11.36%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (11.36%) Threat Intelligence
13 4 (9.09%) Time Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Network Security
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 8 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (11.36%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.82%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 3 (6.82%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
1 6 (13.64%) Unix
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (86.36%) Information Security
2 31 (70.45%) Process Management
3 10 (22.73%) Security Operations
4 9 (20.45%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (18.18%) SIEM
6 5 (11.36%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.36%) Threat Intelligence
7 4 (9.09%) Time Management
8 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.55%) Internal Audit
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL
8 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.27%) Due Diligence
9 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) CISM
1 30 (68.18%) CISSP
2 12 (27.27%) Degree
3 5 (11.36%) CCNA
3 5 (11.36%) CEH
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.36%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (11.36%) GIAC
3 5 (11.36%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (11.36%) SSCP
4 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (88.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) LogRhythm
1 3 (6.82%) Splunk
2 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.27%) SAP