Period
to 16 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 92 97
Rank change year-on-year +32 +5 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 32 16 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.25% 1.21% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 1.23% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 31
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -28.57% +52.17%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,450 £70,000
South East median annual salary £48,500 £46,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +4.30% -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 954 1,296 1,683
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 98.03% 98.25%
Number of salaries quoted 826 1,099 1,495
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,675 £24,000 £22,850
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 +2 9 £32,500 -13.33%
Maidstone - 8 £60,000 -
West Malling +7 4 £60,000 +37.93%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £42,500 - 2
Dartford - 1 - -
Security Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 31 (96.88%) Information Security
2 25 (78.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (65.63%) ITIL
4 19 (59.38%) Finance
5 16 (50.00%) PCI DSS
6 13 (40.63%) COBIT
7 12 (37.50%) Splunk
7 12 (37.50%) GDPR
8 11 (34.38%) AlienVault
8 11 (34.38%) Security Monitoring
8 11 (34.38%) OpenVAS
8 11 (34.38%) Nexpose
8 11 (34.38%) QRadar
8 11 (34.38%) Core Impact
8 11 (34.38%) LogRhythm
8 11 (34.38%) Data Security
8 11 (34.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (34.38%) ArcSight
8 11 (34.38%) SolarWinds
8 11 (34.38%) Nessus
8 11 (34.38%) Qualys
9 10 (31.25%) Bomgar
9 10 (31.25%) SailPoint
9 10 (31.25%) Aveksa
9 10 (31.25%) CISM
9 10 (31.25%) CISSP
9 10 (31.25%) Firewall
9 10 (31.25%) Privileged Access Management
9 10 (31.25%) CyberArk
10 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (31.25%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (9.38%) Network Security
2 3 (9.38%) VPN
2 3 (9.38%) Wireless
2 3 (9.38%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.38%) Fintech
5 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Information Security
2 21 (65.63%) ITIL
3 11 (34.38%) Data Security
3 11 (34.38%) Security Monitoring
4 10 (31.25%) Privileged Access Management
5 9 (28.13%) SIEM
6 8 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.88%) Business Continuity
7 7 (21.88%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
9 3 (9.38%) Analytics
9 3 (9.38%) Email Filtering
9 3 (9.38%) Information Security Management
9 3 (9.38%) ISMS
9 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
9 3 (9.38%) Security Management
9 3 (9.38%) Web Filtering
10 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) CISM
1 10 (31.25%) CISSP
2 9 (28.13%) CompTIA Security+
2 9 (28.13%) SSCP
3 8 (25.00%) CISA
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.38%) MCSA
5 3 (9.38%) MCSE
6 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (78.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 13 (40.63%) COBIT
4 12 (37.50%) GDPR
5 11 (34.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (18.75%) SLA
7 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Core Impact
1 11 (34.38%) Nessus
1 11 (34.38%) Nexpose
1 11 (34.38%) OpenVAS
1 11 (34.38%) QRadar
2 3 (9.38%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (6.25%) CSIRT
3 2 (6.25%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Splunk
2 11 (34.38%) AlienVault
2 11 (34.38%) ArcSight
2 11 (34.38%) LogRhythm
2 11 (34.38%) Qualys
2 11 (34.38%) SolarWinds
3 10 (31.25%) Aveksa
3 10 (31.25%) Bomgar
3 10 (31.25%) CyberArk
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) VMware