The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 22 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 78 82
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 16 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.41% 1.06% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.08% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 17
Median salary £45,000 £58,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.40% +72.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £70,000 £54,700
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 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 652 926 1048
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.05% 98.30% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 566 818 930
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.25% +9.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 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
West Malling - 5 £42,500 -
Security Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Kent region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (61.90%) Information Security
1 26 (61.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (54.76%) ISMS
3 22 (52.38%) PCI DSS
4 20 (47.62%) GDPR
4 20 (47.62%) Security Monitoring
5 19 (45.24%) CISSP
6 11 (26.19%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (21.43%) Security Management
7 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 8 (19.05%) CISM
8 8 (19.05%) Performance Metrics
8 8 (19.05%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (14.29%) Firewall
10 6 (14.29%) Network Security
10 6 (14.29%) COBIT
11 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
11 5 (11.90%) Information Security Management
11 5 (11.90%) Regulatory Compliance
12 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
13 3 (7.14%) Degree
13 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
14 2 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
14 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
14 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (4.76%) F5
14 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
14 2 (4.76%) Finance

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 6 (14.29%) Firewall
1 6 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Information Security
2 23 (54.76%) ISMS
3 20 (47.62%) Security Monitoring
4 11 (26.19%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (21.43%) Security Management
6 8 (19.05%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (11.90%) Information Security Management
8 5 (11.90%) Regulatory Compliance
8 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
10 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
11 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
12 1 (2.38%) IT Audit
12 1 (2.38%) Remediation Plan
12 1 (2.38%) Security Operations
12 1 (2.38%) Security Patching
12 1 (2.38%) Technical Analysis
12 1 (2.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) CISSP
2 8 (19.05%) CISM
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) CCNA
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) CEH
5 1 (2.38%) CISA
5 1 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (2.38%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (61.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (52.38%) PCI DSS
3 20 (47.62%) GDPR
4 8 (19.05%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (14.29%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (2.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
1 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco
1 2 (4.76%) F5
1 2 (4.76%) Forcepoint
1 2 (4.76%) Juniper
2 1 (2.38%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Rapid7
2 1 (2.38%) Splunk
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