Period
to 16 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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

Information Security Analyst
England > London
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 678 618 638
Rank change year-on-year -60 +20 +77
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 100 202 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 89 183 173
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,250 £40,650
90th Percentile £74,800 £65,000 £68,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 59,602 66,764 67,229
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 95.31% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 48,740 55,205 57,330
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% -

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Analyst in London

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Information Security Analyst in London

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst in London over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Information Security Analyst in London

Information Security 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 Information Security Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 16 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 +12 32 £52,500 -2.33% 6
East London +17 2 £63,750 - 1
South London - 2 £62,500 - 1
Information Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, Information Security 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 Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 100 (100.00%) Information Security
2 53 (53.00%) CISSP
3 47 (47.00%) CISM
4 44 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 29 (29.00%) Firewall
6 29 (29.00%) Management Information System
7 25 (25.00%) CISA
8 21 (21.00%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (19.00%) Windows
9 19 (19.00%) CEH
9 19 (19.00%) Penetration Testing
10 18 (18.00%) SIEM
11 17 (17.00%) Finance
12 16 (16.00%) Security Management
12 16 (16.00%) Legal
12 16 (16.00%) Information Security Management
12 16 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
13 15 (15.00%) Data Protection
14 14 (14.00%) PCI DSS
14 14 (14.00%) Degree
14 14 (14.00%) Unix
15 13 (13.00%) Security Operations
15 13 (13.00%) GDPR
15 13 (13.00%) Risk Assessment
16 12 (12.00%) ISMS
16 12 (12.00%) Cyber Essentials
17 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (11.00%) Linux
17 11 (11.00%) Security Testing

Information Security 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Office 365
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.00%) Firewall
2 11 (11.00%) Network Security
3 10 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (9.00%) HTTP
4 9 (9.00%) LAN
4 9 (9.00%) WAN
5 8 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.00%) Internet
7 3 (3.00%) IPsec
7 3 (3.00%) SSL
8 1 (1.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 17 (17.00%) Finance
2 16 (16.00%) Legal
3 9 (9.00%) Retail
4 8 (8.00%) Banking
4 8 (8.00%) Financial Institution
5 6 (6.00%) Law
6 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (7.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 6 (6.00%) PKI
7 3 (3.00%) CESG
8 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (2.00%) BYOD
8 2 (2.00%) Cyberattack
8 2 (2.00%) Fintech
9 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.00%) Windows
2 14 (14.00%) Unix
3 11 (11.00%) Linux
4 8 (8.00%) AIX
5 7 (7.00%) CentOS
5 7 (7.00%) HPUX
5 7 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.00%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (100.00%) Information Security
2 30 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 21 (21.00%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (19.00%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (18.00%) SIEM
6 16 (16.00%) Information Security Management
6 16 (16.00%) Security Management
6 16 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (15.00%) Data Protection
8 13 (13.00%) Risk Assessment
8 13 (13.00%) Security Operations
9 12 (12.00%) ISMS
10 11 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (11.00%) Security Testing
11 10 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
12 9 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (9.00%) Due Diligence
12 9 (9.00%) Forensic Analysis
12 9 (9.00%) Waterfall
13 8 (8.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.00%) Python
2 2 (2.00%) Perl
3 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (53.00%) CISSP
2 47 (47.00%) CISM
3 25 (25.00%) CISA
4 19 (19.00%) CEH
5 14 (14.00%) Degree
6 8 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (7.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 7 (7.00%) CISMP
8 6 (6.00%) CRISC
9 5 (5.00%) CREST Certified
10 4 (4.00%) GIAC
10 4 (4.00%) SSCP
11 3 (3.00%) CCSP
11 3 (3.00%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (3.00%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (3.00%) ISACA
12 2 (2.00%) GCIA
12 2 (2.00%) GPEN
12 2 (2.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (14.00%) PCI DSS
3 13 (13.00%) GDPR
4 12 (12.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (6.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (5.00%) ISO 9001
7 4 (4.00%) COBIT
7 4 (4.00%) NIST 800
8 3 (3.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (2.00%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) Nessus
2 2 (2.00%) CASB
2 2 (2.00%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.00%) EnCase
3 1 (1.00%) FTK
Vendors
1 7 (7.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (6.00%) Sun
3 5 (5.00%) CA
4 4 (4.00%) Cisco
4 4 (4.00%) Citrix
4 4 (4.00%) VMware
5 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.00%) Qualys
6 2 (2.00%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.00%) Infor
6 2 (2.00%) Splunk
7 1 (1.00%) HP
7 1 (1.00%) McAfee
7 1 (1.00%) Nuix