The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
South East / Kent
Rank 60 102 93
Rank change year-on-year +42 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 26 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.27% 0.44% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 0.45% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 7
Median salary £42,000 £21,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -53.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £21,400 £47,800
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 774 1106 911
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.48% 97.70% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 632 961 821
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 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
West Malling - 5 £42,500 -
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 18 (46.15%) Information Security
2 15 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (35.90%) PCI DSS
3 14 (35.90%) Firewall
3 14 (35.90%) ISMS
4 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (28.21%) CISSP
6 10 (25.64%) GDPR
6 10 (25.64%) Security Monitoring
7 9 (23.08%) SIEM
8 8 (20.51%) Network Security
8 8 (20.51%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
10 6 (15.38%) CISM
10 6 (15.38%) COBIT
11 5 (12.82%) Security Management
12 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (10.26%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (10.26%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 3 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
13 3 (7.69%) Security Operations
13 3 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
13 3 (7.69%) F5
13 3 (7.69%) Blue Coat
13 3 (7.69%) Degree
13 3 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) Firewall
2 8 (20.51%) Network Security
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless Security
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Big Data
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Information Security
2 14 (35.90%) ISMS
3 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (25.64%) Security Monitoring
5 9 (23.08%) SIEM
6 8 (20.51%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (12.82%) Security Management
8 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.69%) Information Security Management
9 3 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.69%) Security Operations
10 2 (5.13%) Data Security
10 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.13%) ITIL
10 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
10 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) CISSP
2 6 (15.38%) CISM
3 3 (7.69%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (35.90%) PCI DSS
3 10 (25.64%) GDPR
4 6 (15.38%) COBIT
5 4 (10.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Blue Coat
1 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco
1 3 (7.69%) F5
1 3 (7.69%) Forcepoint
1 3 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
2 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
2 1 (2.56%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.56%) Splunk
2 1 (2.56%) VMware
Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago