Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Security Analyst
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 176 213
Rank change year-on-year +30 +37 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 77 54 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.56% 1.01% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.03% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 59 51 51
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £20,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £49,000 £68,750 £45,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £37,750
% change year-on-year +24.14% -3.97% -5.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4794 5258 6801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 98.08% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4054 4534 5469
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,825 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 55 (71.43%) Information Security
2 37 (48.05%) Cisco
3 35 (45.45%) Firewall
4 30 (38.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (31.17%) CCNA
6 24 (31.17%) CISSP
7 22 (28.57%) Network Security
8 21 (27.27%) Finance
9 19 (24.68%) PCI DSS
10 18 (23.38%) Risk Management
11 17 (22.08%) CISA
11 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
12 16 (20.78%) Python
13 15 (19.48%) CheckPoint
13 15 (19.48%) VMware
14 14 (18.18%) CISM
14 14 (18.18%) Linux
14 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
15 13 (16.88%) High Availability
15 13 (16.88%) CCNP
15 13 (16.88%) Management Information System
16 12 (15.58%) VPN
16 12 (15.58%) E-Commerce
16 12 (15.58%) LAN
16 12 (15.58%) Security Testing
16 12 (15.58%) Data Protection
16 12 (15.58%) IT Audit
17 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 35 (45.45%) Firewall
2 22 (28.57%) Network Security
3 12 (15.58%) LAN
3 12 (15.58%) VPN
4 11 (14.29%) SNMP
5 6 (7.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (5.19%) Internet
6 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.19%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.30%) NGN
7 1 (1.30%) VLAN
7 1 (1.30%) WAN
7 1 (1.30%) Wireless
7 1 (1.30%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.60%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Linux
2 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (11.69%) Windows
3 5 (6.49%) Unix
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (71.43%) Information Security
2 18 (23.38%) Risk Management
3 14 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
4 13 (16.88%) High Availability
5 12 (15.58%) Data Protection
5 12 (15.58%) E-Commerce
5 12 (15.58%) IT Audit
5 12 (15.58%) Security Testing
6 11 (14.29%) Change Control
6 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (10.39%) SIEM
8 7 (9.09%) Information Security Management
8 7 (9.09%) ISMS
8 7 (9.09%) Security Management
9 4 (5.19%) ITIL
9 4 (5.19%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (5.19%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Quality Management
9 4 (5.19%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (5.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) Python
2 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (31.17%) CCNA
2 24 (31.17%) CISSP
3 17 (22.08%) CISA
4 14 (18.18%) CISM
5 13 (16.88%) CCNP
6 10 (12.99%) CEH
7 6 (7.79%) GIAC
8 5 (6.49%) CRISC
9 4 (5.19%) CCIE
9 4 (5.19%) CISMP
9 4 (5.19%) Degree
9 4 (5.19%) SANS
9 4 (5.19%) SSCP
10 3 (3.90%) CCDA
11 1 (1.30%) HNC
11 1 (1.30%) HND
11 1 (1.30%) MCITP
11 1 (1.30%) MCSE
11 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (38.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (24.68%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.19%) Data Quality
4 3 (3.90%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (2.60%) GDPR
5 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.69%) vSphere
3 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.49%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) WMI
2 4 (5.19%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.19%) Nagios
2 4 (5.19%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.30%) QRadar
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) Cisco
2 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.48%) CheckPoint
3 15 (19.48%) VMware
4 9 (11.69%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.49%) LogRhythm
6 4 (5.19%) Palo Alto
6 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.90%) McAfee
8 1 (1.30%) F5