Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 640 729 762
Rank change year-on-year +89 +33 +125
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 158 123 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 92 74 85
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.38% +44.44%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,000 £41,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £76,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +33.33%

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 64,205 71,589 72,737
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 94.67% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 52,648 56,350 62,883
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,217 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 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
Central London +65 59 £52,500 +5.00% 6
South London - 4 £55,000 - 2
West London +12 3 £71,500 +30.00% 1
East London +6 3 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Cybersecurity Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 76 (48.10%) Information Security
3 68 (43.04%) Firewall
4 66 (41.77%) CISSP
4 66 (41.77%) Windows
5 59 (37.34%) Penetration Testing
6 53 (33.54%) Vulnerability Management
7 52 (32.91%) TCP/IP
8 49 (31.01%) PowerShell
9 44 (27.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 41 (25.95%) Analytics
11 39 (24.68%) SANS
12 38 (24.05%) Degree
12 38 (24.05%) Risk Assessment
13 36 (22.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 35 (22.15%) Problem-Solving
15 34 (21.52%) Linux
16 27 (17.09%) ITIL
16 27 (17.09%) Internet
16 27 (17.09%) Ethical Hacking
16 27 (17.09%) CEH
16 27 (17.09%) Behavioural Analytics
16 27 (17.09%) SIEM
16 27 (17.09%) Security Testing
17 26 (16.46%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 26 (16.46%) Threat Intelligence
18 25 (15.82%) Computer Science
18 25 (15.82%) Finance
19 24 (15.19%) GIAC
20 22 (13.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.43%) IaaS
2 7 (4.43%) PaaS
2 7 (4.43%) SaaS
3 5 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.63%) Office 365
5 1 (0.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 68 (43.04%) Firewall
2 52 (32.91%) TCP/IP
3 27 (17.09%) Internet
4 21 (13.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (10.76%) LAN
6 16 (10.13%) WAN
7 13 (8.23%) VPN
8 7 (4.43%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.53%) Network Security
10 3 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.90%) Cisco Firepower
10 3 (1.90%) DNS
11 2 (1.27%) IPv4
11 2 (1.27%) SSL
12 1 (0.63%) DHCP
12 1 (0.63%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.90%) Big Data
2 1 (0.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
1 1 (0.63%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (15.82%) Finance
2 13 (8.23%) Legal
3 6 (3.80%) Banking
3 6 (3.80%) Retail
4 4 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.27%) French Language
5 2 (1.27%) German Language
5 2 (1.27%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Hungarian Language
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.23%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.63%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.82%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.76%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.80%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (3.16%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.53%) Blog
7 3 (1.90%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (1.90%) Cyberattack
7 3 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.27%) Fintech
8 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 66 (41.77%) Windows
2 34 (21.52%) Linux
3 17 (10.76%) Unix
4 4 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 76 (48.10%) Information Security
3 59 (37.34%) Penetration Testing
4 53 (33.54%) Vulnerability Management
5 41 (25.95%) Analytics
6 38 (24.05%) Risk Assessment
7 36 (22.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 35 (22.15%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (17.09%) Behavioural Analytics
9 27 (17.09%) Ethical Hacking
9 27 (17.09%) ITIL
9 27 (17.09%) Security Testing
9 27 (17.09%) SIEM
10 26 (16.46%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 26 (16.46%) Threat Intelligence
11 21 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (12.03%) Threat Detection
13 16 (10.13%) Network Design
14 15 (9.49%) Malware Analysis
15 14 (8.86%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.01%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.86%) SQL
3 10 (6.33%) Perl
4 9 (5.70%) Python
5 4 (2.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (41.77%) CISSP
2 39 (24.68%) SANS
3 38 (24.05%) Degree
4 27 (17.09%) CEH
5 24 (15.19%) GIAC
6 21 (13.29%) GCIH
7 20 (12.66%) CISA
8 19 (12.03%) GCIA
9 17 (10.76%) CISM
9 17 (10.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (9.49%) Security Cleared
11 13 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (8.23%) SC Cleared
12 10 (6.33%) CCNA
13 7 (4.43%) CISMP
14 5 (3.16%) SSCP
15 4 (2.53%) CRISC
15 4 (2.53%) GPEN
15 4 (2.53%) GSEC
15 4 (2.53%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (27.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.43%) SLA
3 6 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (2.53%) GDPR
4 4 (2.53%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.90%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (13.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 16 (10.13%) CSIRT
3 8 (5.06%) EnCase
4 7 (4.43%) Nessus
5 4 (2.53%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.53%) QRadar
6 3 (1.90%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 3 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.63%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.63%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.63%) Nmap
7 1 (0.63%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 17 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.23%) Sun
3 11 (6.96%) Qualys
4 10 (6.33%) VMware
5 8 (5.06%) Palo Alto
6 7 (4.43%) ArcSight
7 5 (3.16%) Apple
7 5 (3.16%) Cisco
7 5 (3.16%) Darktrace
7 5 (3.16%) Google
7 5 (3.16%) LogRhythm
7 5 (3.16%) Splunk
8 4 (2.53%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.53%) CyberArk
8 4 (2.53%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.90%) AlgoSec
9 3 (1.90%) F5
9 3 (1.90%) ForeScout
9 3 (1.90%) Meraki
9 3 (1.90%) Okta