Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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

Cybersecurity Analyst
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 675 694 663
Rank change year-on-year +19 -31 +195
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 109 117 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 62 100 89
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,375 £41,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £70,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 59,974 66,618 66,345
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 95.32% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49,089 55,073 56,540
London median annual salary £62,375 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Cybersecurity Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Analyst in London

Cybersecurity Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity Analyst in London

Cybersecurity Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst in London over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Analyst in London

Cybersecurity Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Central London +55 38 £60,000 -17.24% 6
East London +25 3 £47,500 -5.00% 2
West London +11 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Cybersecurity Analyst
England

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, Cybersecurity 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 London region featuring Cybersecurity Analyst in the job title.

1 109 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 61 (55.96%) Information Security
3 57 (52.29%) Windows
4 41 (37.61%) CISSP
5 40 (36.70%) TCP/IP
6 38 (34.86%) PowerShell
7 31 (28.44%) Linux
8 30 (27.52%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (26.61%) SANS
9 29 (26.61%) Firewall
9 29 (26.61%) Penetration Testing
10 28 (25.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 28 (25.69%) Vulnerability Management
11 24 (22.02%) GIAC
11 24 (22.02%) Unix
12 23 (21.10%) SIEM
13 22 (20.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 21 (19.27%) Risk Assessment
14 21 (19.27%) Finance
15 20 (18.35%) Internet
15 20 (18.35%) Intrusion Detection
15 20 (18.35%) Threat Detection
16 19 (17.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 19 (17.43%) Ethical Hacking
16 19 (17.43%) CEH
16 19 (17.43%) GCIH
17 18 (16.51%) GCIA
17 18 (16.51%) ITIL
17 18 (16.51%) CSIRT
18 17 (15.60%) Analytics

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) IaaS
1 8 (7.34%) PaaS
1 8 (7.34%) SaaS
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.92%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (36.70%) TCP/IP
2 29 (26.61%) Firewall
3 20 (18.35%) Internet
3 20 (18.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (11.01%) VPN
5 11 (10.09%) LAN
6 10 (9.17%) WAN
7 6 (5.50%) Network Security
8 4 (3.67%) DNS
8 4 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.92%) IPsec
9 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (19.27%) Finance
2 15 (13.76%) Legal
3 5 (4.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.83%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.75%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.92%) CESG
4 1 (0.92%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.92%) Fintech
4 1 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (0.92%) PKI
4 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (52.29%) Windows
2 31 (28.44%) Linux
3 24 (22.02%) Unix
4 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.92%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 61 (55.96%) Information Security
3 30 (27.52%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (26.61%) Penetration Testing
5 28 (25.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 23 (21.10%) SIEM
7 22 (20.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 21 (19.27%) Risk Assessment
9 20 (18.35%) Threat Detection
10 19 (17.43%) Ethical Hacking
11 18 (16.51%) ITIL
12 17 (15.60%) Analytics
13 16 (14.68%) Behavioural Analytics
13 16 (14.68%) Security Testing
14 15 (13.76%) Computer Forensics
14 15 (13.76%) Computer Security
14 15 (13.76%) E-Discovery
14 15 (13.76%) Forensic Analysis
14 15 (13.76%) Network Design
14 15 (13.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.86%) PowerShell
2 15 (13.76%) SQL
3 4 (3.67%) Perl
3 4 (3.67%) Python
4 2 (1.83%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (37.61%) CISSP
2 29 (26.61%) SANS
3 24 (22.02%) GIAC
4 19 (17.43%) CEH
4 19 (17.43%) GCIH
5 18 (16.51%) GCIA
6 17 (15.60%) CISM
6 17 (15.60%) Degree
7 13 (11.93%) CISA
8 4 (3.67%) CCNA
8 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (3.67%) ECSA
8 4 (3.67%) SSCP
9 3 (2.75%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (2.75%) GPEN
9 3 (2.75%) GSEC
9 3 (2.75%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.75%) OSCP
10 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.59%) GDPR
4 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (3.67%) SLA
5 1 (0.92%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (17.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 18 (16.51%) CSIRT
3 5 (4.59%) Nessus
4 4 (3.67%) AirWatch
4 4 (3.67%) EnCase
5 3 (2.75%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 3 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.75%) QRadar
6 1 (0.92%) Nmap
6 1 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) Sun
2 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.26%) VMware
4 6 (5.50%) Apple
4 6 (5.50%) Qualys
5 4 (3.67%) LogRhythm
5 4 (3.67%) Splunk
6 3 (2.75%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.75%) Citrix
6 3 (2.75%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.75%) Google
6 3 (2.75%) Meraki
6 3 (2.75%) Okta
6 3 (2.75%) Symantec
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco
7 2 (1.83%) Rapid7
8 1 (0.92%) AlienVault
8 1 (0.92%) Darktrace
8 1 (0.92%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.92%) Sophos