Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £58,125 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 674 663 668
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 +96
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 128 189 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108 174 172
London median annual salary £58,125 £54,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.64% -6.09% +4.55%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,875 £37,575
90th Percentile £71,625 £65,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +11.11%

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 63,292 71,067 72,996
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 94.64% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 51,903 55,848 63,054
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,129 £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% +3.26%

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 18 November 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 18 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 -19 47 £52,500 -4.55% 8
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 18 November 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Information Security
2 48 (37.50%) CISSP
3 36 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (26.56%) Finance
5 31 (24.22%) CISM
6 29 (22.66%) Firewall
7 28 (21.88%) Legal
8 27 (21.09%) Security Operations
9 26 (20.31%) Risk Management
9 26 (20.31%) Unix
10 25 (19.53%) Management Information System
11 24 (18.75%) Windows
12 21 (16.41%) CISA
13 20 (15.63%) Degree
13 20 (15.63%) SIEM
14 19 (14.84%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
15 18 (14.06%) Security Management
15 18 (14.06%) Information Security Management
15 18 (14.06%) Data Protection
16 17 (13.28%) Banking
16 17 (13.28%) Linux
17 16 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (11.72%) Vulnerability Management
19 14 (10.94%) Patch Management
19 14 (10.94%) LAN
19 14 (10.94%) WAN
19 14 (10.94%) Risk Assessment
19 14 (10.94%) Network Security
20 12 (9.38%) Cyberthreat

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 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.66%) Firewall
2 14 (10.94%) LAN
2 14 (10.94%) Network Security
2 14 (10.94%) WAN
3 12 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (7.81%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.69%) Internet
5 6 (4.69%) VPN
6 5 (3.91%) HTTP
6 5 (3.91%) VoIP
7 4 (3.13%) IPsec
7 4 (3.13%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Burp Suite
1 2 (1.56%) Metasploit
General
1 34 (26.56%) Finance
2 28 (21.88%) Legal
3 17 (13.28%) Banking
4 9 (7.03%) Law
5 8 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (5.47%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.91%) Retail
8 3 (2.34%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.56%) French Language
9 2 (1.56%) German Language
9 2 (1.56%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.53%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.38%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (9.38%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.03%) Cyberattack
5 7 (5.47%) PKI
6 6 (4.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 5 (3.91%) NHS
8 4 (3.13%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.13%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.56%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.78%) iSeries
11 1 (0.78%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.31%) Unix
2 24 (18.75%) Windows
3 17 (13.28%) Linux
4 10 (7.81%) AIX
5 9 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.69%) CentOS
6 6 (4.69%) HPUX
6 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.69%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.91%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.56%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (100.00%) Information Security
2 27 (21.09%) Security Operations
3 26 (20.31%) Risk Management
4 20 (15.63%) SIEM
5 19 (14.84%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (14.06%) Data Protection
6 18 (14.06%) Information Security Management
6 18 (14.06%) Security Management
7 16 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (11.72%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (10.94%) Patch Management
9 14 (10.94%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (8.59%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (8.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 10 (7.81%) ISMS
11 10 (7.81%) Malware Analysis
11 10 (7.81%) Threat Intelligence
12 8 (6.25%) Due Diligence
12 8 (6.25%) Forensic Analysis
12 8 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.47%) Python
3 5 (3.91%) Perl
4 2 (1.56%) C#
4 2 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (37.50%) CISSP
2 31 (24.22%) CISM
3 21 (16.41%) CISA
4 20 (15.63%) Degree
5 12 (9.38%) CEH
6 10 (7.81%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (6.25%) CISMP
8 7 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (5.47%) GIAC
9 6 (4.69%) CREST Certified
10 5 (3.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (3.91%) CRISC
11 4 (3.13%) EnCE
11 4 (3.13%) GCFA
11 4 (3.13%) GCFE
11 4 (3.13%) GREM
11 4 (3.13%) SANS
11 4 (3.13%) SSCP
12 2 (1.56%) GCIA
12 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (6.25%) GDPR
3 8 (6.25%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.13%) FIPS 140-2
5 3 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.56%) COBIT
7 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.78%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.78%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.03%) Nessus
2 4 (3.13%) EnCase
2 4 (3.13%) FTK
3 2 (1.56%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.78%) CASB
4 1 (0.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.81%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.69%) Sun
4 5 (3.91%) Qualys
5 4 (3.13%) Nuix
6 3 (2.34%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.56%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.56%) Cisco
7 2 (1.56%) Splunk
8 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.78%) McAfee
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle
8 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.78%) VMware