Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 664 676 664
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 +88
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 142 167 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 115 158 187
London median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -11.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,275 £39,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -1.96% +10.87%

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 65,647 70,954 74,739
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.74% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 53,452 55,486 64,940
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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 -29 58 £52,500 -7.49% 4
South London - 4 - -
Information Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Information Security
2 64 (45.07%) CISSP
3 49 (34.51%) Finance
4 45 (31.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (27.46%) CISM
6 30 (21.13%) Degree
6 30 (21.13%) Risk Management
7 29 (20.42%) Management Information System
8 26 (18.31%) CISA
8 26 (18.31%) Unix
9 25 (17.61%) Firewall
9 25 (17.61%) SIEM
10 24 (16.90%) Legal
11 23 (16.20%) Windows
11 23 (16.20%) Security Operations
12 19 (13.38%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (13.38%) Data Protection
12 19 (13.38%) Linux
12 19 (13.38%) Microsoft
12 19 (13.38%) Banking
13 18 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (12.68%) LAN
13 18 (12.68%) WAN
13 18 (12.68%) CompTIA Security+
14 17 (11.97%) GDPR
14 17 (11.97%) Threat Intelligence
14 17 (11.97%) PCI DSS
15 16 (11.27%) Information Security Management
15 16 (11.27%) Security Management
16 13 (9.15%) Red Hat

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:

Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.61%) Firewall
2 18 (12.68%) LAN
2 18 (12.68%) WAN
3 13 (9.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (7.75%) Network Security
5 8 (5.63%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.93%) VPN
7 5 (3.52%) VoIP
8 4 (2.82%) SAN
9 2 (1.41%) HTTP
9 2 (1.41%) Internet
9 2 (1.41%) IPsec
9 2 (1.41%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.70%) Burp Suite
General
1 49 (34.51%) Finance
2 24 (16.90%) Legal
3 19 (13.38%) Banking
4 10 (7.04%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.93%) Law
6 6 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (3.52%) Games
8 3 (2.11%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.11%) Publishing
8 3 (2.11%) Retail
9 2 (1.41%) French Language
9 2 (1.41%) German Language
9 2 (1.41%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.70%) Advertising
10 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.42%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.45%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (7.04%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (6.34%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.93%) Cyberattack
6 6 (4.23%) Fintech
7 5 (3.52%) NHS
8 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.82%) PKI
8 4 (2.82%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.41%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.70%) iSeries
10 1 (0.70%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.31%) Unix
2 23 (16.20%) Windows
3 19 (13.38%) Linux
4 13 (9.15%) AIX
5 12 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.34%) CentOS
6 9 (6.34%) HPUX
6 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.34%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.82%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.41%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (100.00%) Information Security
2 30 (21.13%) Risk Management
3 25 (17.61%) SIEM
4 23 (16.20%) Security Operations
5 19 (13.38%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (13.38%) Data Protection
6 18 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (11.97%) Threat Intelligence
8 16 (11.27%) Information Security Management
8 16 (11.27%) Security Management
9 13 (9.15%) Malware Analysis
9 13 (9.15%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (8.45%) Patch Management
11 11 (7.75%) Data Privacy
11 11 (7.75%) Project Management
12 10 (7.04%) Open Source
12 10 (7.04%) Risk Assessment
13 9 (6.34%) Cyber Intelligence
13 9 (6.34%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (6.34%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.23%) PowerShell
1 6 (4.23%) Python
2 4 (2.82%) Perl
3 2 (1.41%) C#
3 2 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (45.07%) CISSP
2 39 (27.46%) CISM
3 30 (21.13%) Degree
4 26 (18.31%) CISA
5 18 (12.68%) CompTIA Security+
6 9 (6.34%) CEH
7 6 (4.23%) CRISC
7 6 (4.23%) SANS
8 5 (3.52%) CREST Certified
9 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.82%) EnCE
9 4 (2.82%) GCFA
9 4 (2.82%) GCFE
9 4 (2.82%) GIAC
9 4 (2.82%) GREM
10 3 (2.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (2.11%) CISMP
10 3 (2.11%) SSCP
11 2 (1.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (31.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (11.97%) GDPR
2 17 (11.97%) PCI DSS
3 13 (9.15%) COBIT
4 4 (2.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.41%) BS7799
5 2 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (1.41%) FIPS 140-2
5 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.41%) SLA
6 1 (0.70%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.70%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.93%) Nessus
2 4 (2.82%) EnCase
2 4 (2.82%) FTK
3 2 (1.41%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.70%) CASB
4 1 (0.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 19 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.15%) Red Hat
3 8 (5.63%) Sun
4 5 (3.52%) Qualys
5 4 (2.82%) Nuix
5 4 (2.82%) Splunk
6 3 (2.11%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.41%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.41%) McAfee
7 2 (1.41%) VMware
8 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco
8 1 (0.70%) HP
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle
8 1 (0.70%) Rapid7
8 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com