Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 24 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 137 226
Rank change year-on-year -44 +89 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 32 76 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.73% 1.71% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.76% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28 60 12
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.44% +13.89%
10th Percentile £35,875 £35,775 £42,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £59,875
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4258 4323 5217
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 97.12% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3611 3609 4295
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,800
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Hertfordshire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Hertfordshire

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Hertfordshire

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Watford -25 8 £37,500 -23.08% 1
Hertford - 4 £57,500 -
Rickmansworth - 3 - -
Potters Bar - 2 £44,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -23 1 £57,500 +27.78%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £47,500 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Security Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (59.38%) CISSP
2 15 (46.88%) Information Security
3 14 (43.75%) CISA
3 14 (43.75%) SIEM
4 11 (34.38%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (31.25%) CISM
6 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 8 (25.00%) Network Security
6 8 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 7 (21.88%) CGEIT
7 7 (21.88%) Security Architecture
7 7 (21.88%) CRISC
7 7 (21.88%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) GIAC
8 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
9 5 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (15.63%) Web Filtering
9 5 (15.63%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (15.63%) Analytics
9 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
9 5 (15.63%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (15.63%) CEH
9 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
9 5 (15.63%) GCIH
9 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
10 4 (12.50%) Unix
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.50%) Firewall

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (3.13%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Network Security
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) PPP
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (9.38%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Information Security
2 14 (43.75%) SIEM
3 11 (34.38%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 7 (21.88%) Security Architecture
5 7 (21.88%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (15.63%) Analytics
6 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.63%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
6 5 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (15.63%) Proactive Monitoring
6 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (15.63%) Web Filtering
7 4 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (9.38%) ITIL
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) CISSP
2 14 (43.75%) CISA
3 10 (31.25%) CISM
4 7 (21.88%) CGEIT
4 7 (21.88%) CRISC
5 6 (18.75%) GIAC
6 5 (15.63%) CEH
6 5 (15.63%) GCIH
7 3 (9.38%) Degree
7 3 (9.38%) SANS
7 3 (9.38%) SSCP
8 1 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (3.13%) CREST Certified
8 1 (3.13%) GCIA
8 1 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.38%) GDPR
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Apple
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Sophos
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec