Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Incident Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London 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.

Incident Analyst
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 772 780 882
Rank change year-on-year +8 +102 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 73 63 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.097% 0.084% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.088% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 55 56 39
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -
10th Percentile £29,810 £33,560 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £71,800
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +19.72%

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 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Incident Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Incident Analyst in London

Incident Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Incident Analyst in London

Incident Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for Incident Analyst in London

Incident 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 Incident Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +8 10 £34,366 +0.41%
East London +2 1 £30,000 -50.00%
West London - 1 £85,000 -
Incident Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Incident 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 London region featuring Incident Analyst in the job title.

1 39 (53.42%) Windows
2 33 (45.21%) Information Security
3 31 (42.47%) Incident Management
4 29 (39.73%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (36.99%) ITIL
6 25 (34.25%) Firewall
7 23 (31.51%) Linux
7 23 (31.51%) CISSP
8 21 (28.77%) Service Management
8 21 (28.77%) CISM
8 21 (28.77%) Vulnerability Management
9 20 (27.40%) Unix
10 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
10 18 (24.66%) Problem Management
11 17 (23.29%) Network Security
11 17 (23.29%) Finance
11 17 (23.29%) GIAC
12 16 (21.92%) Risk Management
12 16 (21.92%) Banking
12 16 (21.92%) CSIRT
13 15 (20.55%) Security Operations
13 15 (20.55%) GCIA
13 15 (20.55%) GCIH
14 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
15 13 (17.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 13 (17.81%) SIEM
15 13 (17.81%) Threat Analysis
15 13 (17.81%) Forensic Analysis
15 13 (17.81%) IT Audit
16 12 (16.44%) Intrusion Detection

Incident 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 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.25%) Firewall
2 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
3 17 (23.29%) Network Security
4 12 (16.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (6.85%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.37%) PBX
6 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.37%) VoIP
General
1 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 16 (21.92%) Banking
3 11 (15.07%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Data Protection Act
1 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.59%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (9.59%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.85%) Fat Client
4 5 (6.85%) Thin Client
5 4 (5.48%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 39 (53.42%) Windows
2 23 (31.51%) Linux
3 20 (27.40%) Unix
4 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Information Security
2 31 (42.47%) Incident Management
3 29 (39.73%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (36.99%) ITIL
5 21 (28.77%) Service Management
5 21 (28.77%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (24.66%) Problem Management
7 16 (21.92%) Risk Management
8 15 (20.55%) Security Operations
9 13 (17.81%) Forensic Analysis
9 13 (17.81%) IT Audit
9 13 (17.81%) SIEM
9 13 (17.81%) Threat Analysis
10 11 (15.07%) Computer Forensics
10 11 (15.07%) Computer Security
10 11 (15.07%) E-Discovery
10 11 (15.07%) Service Delivery
10 11 (15.07%) Threat Detection
10 11 (15.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 10 (13.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) CISSP
2 21 (28.77%) CISM
3 17 (23.29%) GIAC
4 15 (20.55%) GCIA
4 15 (20.55%) GCIH
5 11 (15.07%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (15.07%) Novell Certification
5 11 (15.07%) SANS
6 6 (8.22%) Degree
7 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.74%) CRISC
8 1 (1.37%) CCNA
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 12 (16.44%) ISO 9001
3 9 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) Terminal Services
3 4 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (21.92%) CSIRT
2 8 (10.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (5.48%) Nessus
3 4 (5.48%) QRadar
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Sun
2 5 (6.85%) Citrix
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) BeyondTrust
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle