The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £50,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 529 602
Rank change year-on-year -11 +73  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 74 119 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 74 115 62
Median salary £50,500 £57,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.17% +6.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

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 34605 38566 43117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.94% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28096 33532 36409
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +17 21 £50,500 -23.77% 3
Barnet - 4 £45,000 -
Information Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 163 (99.39%) Information Security
2 119 (72.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 70 (42.68%) Finance
4 66 (40.24%) CISSP
5 64 (39.02%) SIEM
6 53 (32.32%) Firewall
7 49 (29.88%) CISM
7 49 (29.88%) Risk Management
8 45 (27.44%) Cybersecurity
9 41 (25.00%) CISA
10 35 (21.34%) Management Information System
11 33 (20.12%) Windows
11 33 (20.12%) PCI DSS
12 32 (19.51%) Vulnerability Management
12 32 (19.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 24 (14.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 23 (14.02%) Data Protection
15 21 (12.80%) Risk Analysis
15 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (12.20%) Security Operations
16 20 (12.20%) CEH
17 19 (11.59%) Intrusion Detection
18 18 (10.98%) Risk Assessment
18 18 (10.98%) Cisco
18 18 (10.98%) McAfee
18 18 (10.98%) Compliance Audit
19 17 (10.37%) CRISC
19 17 (10.37%) Active Directory
19 17 (10.37%) CheckPoint
19 17 (10.37%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.44%) IIS
1 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) SaaS
2 4 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) IaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (32.32%) Firewall
2 19 (11.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (9.76%) Network Security
4 10 (6.10%) DNS
5 8 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.83%) VPN
7 2 (1.22%) DHCP
7 2 (1.22%) HTTP
7 2 (1.22%) Internet
7 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.61%) FTP
8 1 (0.61%) LAN
8 1 (0.61%) SAN
8 1 (0.61%) SMTP
8 1 (0.61%) SNMP
8 1 (0.61%) SSL
8 1 (0.61%) Telnet
8 1 (0.61%) VoIP
8 1 (0.61%) WAN
8 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
General
1 70 (42.68%) Finance
2 11 (6.71%) Banking
3 9 (5.49%) Retail
4 8 (4.88%) Law
5 3 (1.83%) Legal
6 2 (1.22%) Advertising
6 2 (1.22%) Games
6 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) Web Services
2 3 (1.83%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.34%) Management Information System
2 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.10%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (5.49%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (4.27%) NHS
6 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.66%) Derivative
7 3 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.22%) BYOD
8 2 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.22%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.22%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.22%) Fintech
9 1 (0.61%) Blog
9 1 (0.61%) CESG
9 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.61%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.61%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.12%) Windows
2 17 (10.37%) Linux
3 13 (7.93%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.49%) Unix
5 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (99.39%) Information Security
2 64 (39.02%) SIEM
3 49 (29.88%) Risk Management
4 45 (27.44%) Cybersecurity
5 32 (19.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 32 (19.51%) Vulnerability Management
6 24 (14.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 23 (14.02%) Data Protection
8 21 (12.80%) Risk Analysis
9 20 (12.20%) Security Operations
10 18 (10.98%) Compliance Audit
10 18 (10.98%) Risk Assessment
11 17 (10.37%) Data Security
11 17 (10.37%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (9.76%) Security Monitoring
13 15 (9.15%) Security Architecture
14 14 (8.54%) E-Commerce
14 14 (8.54%) ITIL
15 13 (7.93%) Security Management
16 12 (7.32%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.22%) C#
2 2 (1.22%) SQL
3 1 (0.61%) C
3 1 (0.61%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (40.24%) CISSP
2 49 (29.88%) CISM
3 41 (25.00%) CISA
4 20 (12.20%) CEH
5 17 (10.37%) CRISC
6 14 (8.54%) SANS
7 12 (7.32%) GIAC
8 10 (6.10%) Degree
9 9 (5.49%) GCIA
10 8 (4.88%) GCIH
10 8 (4.88%) SSCP
11 7 (4.27%) CASP
11 7 (4.27%) CompTIA Security+
11 7 (4.27%) Security+ Certification
12 6 (3.66%) OSCP
13 4 (2.44%) IISP
13 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
14 3 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (1.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 2 (1.22%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (72.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (20.12%) PCI DSS
3 14 (8.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (7.93%) GDPR
5 10 (6.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 9 (5.49%) NIST 800
7 8 (4.88%) ISO 22301
7 8 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (4.27%) COBIT
9 6 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (1.83%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.61%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.61%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (10.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.93%) Nessus
2 11 (6.71%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (5.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.83%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (1.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.61%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 18 (10.98%) Cisco
1 18 (10.98%) McAfee
2 17 (10.37%) CheckPoint
3 14 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.71%) Qualys
5 10 (6.10%) LogRhythm
6 9 (5.49%) Blue Coat
6 9 (5.49%) Dell
6 9 (5.49%) FireEye
6 9 (5.49%) Splunk
7 8 (4.88%) Palo Alto
8 7 (4.27%) Sophos
9 4 (2.44%) Oracle
9 4 (2.44%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.83%) CyberArk
11 2 (1.22%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.22%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.22%) Symantec
11 2 (1.22%) Tripwire
11 2 (1.22%) VMware
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