Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent 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 East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 92 130
Rank change year-on-year -4 +38 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 16 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.21% 1.99% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 2.03% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 18
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +52.17% -25.41%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £25,100
90th Percentile £45,450 £70,000 £50,050
South East median annual salary £46,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.12% +7.78% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1297 1679 2186
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.03% 98.24% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1489 1960
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Kent

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Kent

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Kent

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

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Kent

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Kent 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
Chatham - 10 £37,500 -
West Malling -9 2 £43,500 -8.42%
Security Analyst
South East

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

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 Kent region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) Information Security
2 14 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (87.50%) GDPR
3 12 (75.00%) PCI DSS
4 11 (68.75%) COBIT
5 10 (62.50%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (62.50%) Statistical Analysis
5 10 (62.50%) Risk Management
5 10 (62.50%) ITIL
5 10 (62.50%) Data Protection
6 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
7 6 (37.50%) Legal
8 4 (25.00%) ISMS
8 4 (25.00%) CISSP
9 3 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
10 2 (12.50%) CISM
10 2 (12.50%) Security Management
11 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
11 1 (6.25%) Finance
11 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
11 1 (6.25%) Firewall
11 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
11 1 (6.25%) CISA
11 1 (6.25%) SSCP
11 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (6.25%) VoIP
11 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (6.25%) Network Security
11 1 (6.25%) SIEM

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 6 (37.50%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Information Security
2 10 (62.50%) Data Protection
2 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 10 (62.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) ISMS
4 3 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Security Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
6 1 (6.25%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) CRISC
3 1 (6.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) GDPR
1 14 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (75.00%) PCI DSS
3 11 (68.75%) COBIT
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (6.25%) PSD2
4 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley