The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
Rank 153 137 133
Rank change year-on-year -16 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 9 46 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.35% 1.39% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.44% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 36 48
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +3.65%  
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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2527 3193 3600
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.34% 96.73% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2227 2616 2889
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Leeds

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Leeds

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (62.26%) Information Security
2 30 (56.60%) Firewall
3 25 (47.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (35.85%) ITIL
4 19 (35.85%) CISSP
5 18 (33.96%) SSCP
5 18 (33.96%) SIEM
6 17 (32.08%) CompTIA Security+
6 17 (32.08%) Security+ Certification
7 15 (28.30%) CISM
8 14 (26.42%) Degree
8 14 (26.42%) Network Security
9 13 (24.53%) PCI DSS
9 13 (24.53%) CISA
9 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
9 13 (24.53%) Internet
10 12 (22.64%) CISMP
11 11 (20.75%) Security Operations
11 11 (20.75%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (18.87%) Linux
13 9 (16.98%) CCNA
13 9 (16.98%) Finance
13 9 (16.98%) Windows
14 8 (15.09%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (15.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 7 (13.21%) Splunk
15 7 (13.21%) Security Operations Centre
15 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
15 7 (13.21%) SLA

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (56.60%) Firewall
2 14 (26.42%) Network Security
3 13 (24.53%) Internet
4 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.89%) DNS
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Advertising
3 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.21%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (7.55%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) iPhone
5 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Information Security
2 19 (35.85%) ITIL
3 18 (33.96%) SIEM
4 11 (20.75%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (20.75%) Security Operations
5 8 (15.09%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (15.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (9.43%) E-Discovery
7 4 (7.55%) Disk Encryption
7 4 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.55%) Security Management
7 4 (7.55%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (5.66%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (3.77%) Coaching
9 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.89%) Security Architecture
10 1 (1.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) CISSP
2 18 (33.96%) SSCP
3 17 (32.08%) CompTIA Security+
3 17 (32.08%) Security+ Certification
4 15 (28.30%) CISM
5 14 (26.42%) Degree
6 13 (24.53%) CISA
7 12 (22.64%) CISMP
8 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (16.98%) CCNA
10 5 (9.43%) CEH
11 4 (7.55%) GIAC
12 2 (3.77%) RHCE
12 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
13 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (47.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (24.53%) PCI DSS
3 7 (13.21%) SLA
4 4 (7.55%) ISO22301
4 4 (7.55%) ISO27002
4 4 (7.55%) ISO27005
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Splunk
2 5 (9.43%) Cisco
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.66%) ArcSight
4 3 (5.66%) Forcepoint
4 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.77%) Juniper
5 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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