The median annual salary for a Information Security Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Analyst
England / London
Rank 487 525 592
Rank change year-on-year +38 +67  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 90 131 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.32% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 86 128 55
Median salary £55,000 £54,250 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.38% +4.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.00% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31798 40313 40525
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26867 34769 34043
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Information Security Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +45 15 £55,000 - 4
Barnet - 4 £46,250 -
Feltham - 1 - -
West End of London - 1 - -
Information Security Analyst
England

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Information Security 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 Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 195 (99.49%) Information Security
2 126 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 97 (49.49%) Finance
4 88 (44.90%) CISSP
5 72 (36.73%) Firewall
6 62 (31.63%) Management Information System
7 56 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
8 49 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
9 48 (24.49%) SIEM
9 48 (24.49%) Security Architecture
10 47 (23.98%) CISM
11 44 (22.45%) CISA
12 42 (21.43%) Security Management
13 38 (19.39%) Information Security Management
14 37 (18.88%) ITIL
15 36 (18.37%) COBIT
16 34 (17.35%) Risk Management
17 32 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
18 31 (15.82%) Vulnerability Management
18 31 (15.82%) Penetration Testing
19 30 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (14.80%) PCI DSS
21 28 (14.29%) Windows
22 27 (13.78%) CRISC
23 26 (13.27%) Intrusion Detection
24 24 (12.24%) Degree
24 24 (12.24%) SANS
25 23 (11.73%) Linux
26 20 (10.20%) Security Operations
27 19 (9.69%) Vulnerability Assessment

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (3.06%) IIS
2 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) assyst
2 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.57%) IaaS
1 7 (3.57%) PaaS
2 4 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (36.73%) Firewall
2 26 (13.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (8.16%) Network Security
4 5 (2.55%) HTTP
5 3 (1.53%) DNS
6 2 (1.02%) Internet
6 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.02%) VPN
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
General
1 97 (49.49%) Finance
2 14 (7.14%) Retail
3 13 (6.63%) Law
4 11 (5.61%) Banking
5 3 (1.53%) Games
5 3 (1.53%) Legal
6 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.55%) Web Services
2 2 (1.02%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.02%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.51%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.51%) ODBC
3 1 (0.51%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (31.63%) Management Information System
2 30 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.08%) Fintech
5 6 (3.06%) BYOD
5 6 (3.06%) Derivative
6 3 (1.53%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.02%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.51%) Blog
8 1 (0.51%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.51%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.51%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.29%) Windows
2 23 (11.73%) Linux
3 10 (5.10%) Unix
4 7 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (99.49%) Information Security
2 56 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 48 (24.49%) Security Architecture
4 48 (24.49%) SIEM
5 42 (21.43%) Security Management
6 38 (19.39%) Information Security Management
7 37 (18.88%) ITIL
8 34 (17.35%) Risk Management
9 31 (15.82%) Penetration Testing
9 31 (15.82%) Vulnerability Management
10 20 (10.20%) Security Operations
11 19 (9.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 18 (9.18%) E-Commerce
13 16 (8.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 13 (6.63%) Risk Analysis
14 13 (6.63%) Security Monitoring
15 12 (6.12%) Data Protection
15 12 (6.12%) Incident Management
16 11 (5.61%) Compliance Audit
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.08%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.57%) Java
2 7 (3.57%) Scala
3 2 (1.02%) C
3 2 (1.02%) SQL
4 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 88 (44.90%) CISSP
2 47 (23.98%) CISM
3 44 (22.45%) CISA
4 27 (13.78%) CRISC
5 24 (12.24%) Degree
5 24 (12.24%) SANS
6 16 (8.16%) GIAC
7 12 (6.12%) CEH
8 9 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (4.59%) GCIA
9 8 (4.08%) GCIH
10 7 (3.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (3.06%) IISP
12 4 (2.04%) CCSP
12 4 (2.04%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.53%) GSEC
13 3 (1.53%) ISACA
13 3 (1.53%) SSCP
14 2 (1.02%) CCNP
14 2 (1.02%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (18.37%) COBIT
3 32 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 29 (14.80%) PCI DSS
5 12 (6.12%) GDPR
5 12 (6.12%) ISO22301
6 10 (5.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (5.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (2.55%) SLA
8 3 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.53%) SAS 70
9 2 (1.02%) FISMA
10 1 (0.51%) ISO27002
System Software
1 8 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 8 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (4.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 9 (4.59%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (2.55%) Nessus
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.02%) Kibana
4 2 (1.02%) logstash
4 2 (1.02%) QRadar
5 1 (0.51%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.51%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 13 (6.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.12%) CheckPoint
2 12 (6.12%) Cisco
3 10 (5.10%) Oracle
4 9 (4.59%) Blue Coat
4 9 (4.59%) Dell
4 9 (4.59%) FireEye
4 9 (4.59%) Intel Security
5 6 (3.06%) Qualys
6 5 (2.55%) Splunk
7 4 (2.04%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.53%) CyberArk
8 3 (1.53%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.02%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.02%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.02%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.02%) Google
9 2 (1.02%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.02%) Tripwire
10 1 (0.51%) IBM
West London
Empiric.com
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago