The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 110 162
Rank change year-on-year -22 +52  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 16 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.77% 1.43% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.49% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 10
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £43,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2026 2214 2756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.45% 96.18% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1748 1849 2199
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
Hertford - 4 £55,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -6 2 £57,500 +35.29%
Stevenage - 1 - -
Security Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 24 (88.89%) Information Security
2 16 (59.26%) CISSP
3 13 (48.15%) CISA
3 13 (48.15%) Network Security
4 12 (44.44%) CISM
4 12 (44.44%) Firewall
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
6 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (25.93%) CGEIT
7 7 (25.93%) CRISC
7 7 (25.93%) Cyber Attack
7 7 (25.93%) NetWitness
8 6 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
8 6 (22.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 6 (22.22%) Symantec
9 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (14.81%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (14.81%) SIEM
11 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
11 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (11.11%) CEH
11 3 (11.11%) Degree
11 3 (11.11%) GSEC
11 3 (11.11%) GIAC
11 3 (11.11%) Java
11 3 (11.11%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Network Security
2 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) FTP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) SMTP
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Cyber Attack
2 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.70%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Information Security
2 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (22.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (14.81%) SIEM
6 3 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
7 2 (7.41%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.70%) Information Governance
8 1 (3.70%) Network Packet Capture
8 1 (3.70%) Proactive Monitoring
8 1 (3.70%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) CISSP
2 13 (48.15%) CISA
3 12 (44.44%) CISM
4 7 (25.93%) CGEIT
4 7 (25.93%) CRISC
5 3 (11.11%) CEH
5 3 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (11.11%) GIAC
5 3 (11.11%) GSEC
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (7.41%) SANS
6 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) SSCP
7 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
2 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) NetWitness
2 6 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) FireEye
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee