Period
to 6 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 6 December 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 East > Kent
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 62 96
Rank change year-on-year -24 +34 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 10 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.08% 2.79% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 2.89% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 13
Kent median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +13.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £43,800 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £58,500 £63,000 £45,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -2.06% +4.30% -4.12%

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 911 933 1,312
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.17% 96.28% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 772 780 1,101
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,590 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 6 December 2019.

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 6 December 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
West Malling +2 2 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Maidstone -3 1 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Security Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Kent region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (70.00%) SIEM
2 7 (70.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 7 (70.00%) QRadar
2 7 (70.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 7 (70.00%) Information Security
3 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) Retail
5 4 (40.00%) LogRhythm
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (40.00%) Computer Security
5 4 (40.00%) CISSP
5 4 (40.00%) McAfee
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Local Government
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Service Management
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Dell
6 3 (30.00%) EMC
6 3 (30.00%) Public Sector
6 3 (30.00%) AWS
6 3 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) Analytics

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Local Government
3 3 (30.00%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (70.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) SIEM
2 7 (70.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Security
4 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (20.00%) Threat Detection
7 1 (10.00%) Log Aggregation
7 1 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Process Management
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (20.00%) SANS
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) NIST
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) LogRhythm
2 4 (40.00%) McAfee
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) VMware