Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 655 664 768
Rank change year-on-year +9 +104 -61
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 189 187 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 174 171 132
London median annual salary £54,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.09% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,875 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £71,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +13 48 £55,000 +16.40% 4
West London +15 3 £40,000 -18.37% 1
East London +4 3 £50,000 -16.67%
North London - 3 £44,000 -
Information Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Information Security
2 102 (53.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 94 (49.74%) CISSP
4 78 (41.27%) Finance
5 75 (39.68%) SIEM
6 69 (36.51%) CISM
7 64 (33.86%) Cybersecurity
8 63 (33.33%) Firewall
9 60 (31.75%) Risk Management
10 51 (26.98%) CISA
11 43 (22.75%) Windows
12 41 (21.69%) Data Protection
13 40 (21.16%) Management Information System
14 39 (20.63%) Linux
15 38 (20.11%) Degree
15 38 (20.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 37 (19.58%) ISMS
17 35 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 33 (17.46%) PCI DSS
19 30 (15.87%) Vulnerability Management
19 30 (15.87%) Information Security Management
19 30 (15.87%) Security Management
20 29 (15.34%) Risk Assessment
21 27 (14.29%) Incident Management
22 26 (13.76%) Banking
23 24 (12.70%) Security Operations
24 22 (11.64%) Compliance Audit
24 22 (11.64%) Security Monitoring
24 22 (11.64%) Penetration Testing
24 22 (11.64%) Data Security

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 5 (2.65%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.65%) Office 365
2 5 (2.65%) SaaS
3 2 (1.06%) Cloudflare
3 2 (1.06%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.53%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (33.33%) Firewall
2 15 (7.94%) Network Security
3 12 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (4.23%) SMS
5 7 (3.70%) Internet
5 7 (3.70%) Intranet
6 6 (3.17%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.12%) VPN
8 3 (1.59%) HTTP
9 2 (1.06%) LAN
9 2 (1.06%) WAN
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.53%) DNS
10 1 (0.53%) SMTP
10 1 (0.53%) SSH
10 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.06%) Blockchain
2 2 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.06%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 78 (41.27%) Finance
2 26 (13.76%) Banking
3 10 (5.29%) Law
4 6 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.59%) Retail
6 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.16%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.35%) Reinsurance
2 12 (6.35%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (5.29%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.76%) BYOD
4 9 (4.76%) Cyber Attack
4 9 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (3.70%) SWIFT
6 5 (2.65%) CESG
7 4 (2.12%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.12%) Fintech
7 4 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.12%) NHS
8 2 (1.06%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.53%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.75%) Windows
2 39 (20.63%) Linux
3 12 (6.35%) Unix
4 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.53%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (100.00%) Information Security
2 75 (39.68%) SIEM
3 64 (33.86%) Cybersecurity
4 60 (31.75%) Risk Management
5 41 (21.69%) Data Protection
6 38 (20.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 37 (19.58%) ISMS
8 35 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 30 (15.87%) Information Security Management
9 30 (15.87%) Security Management
9 30 (15.87%) Vulnerability Management
10 29 (15.34%) Risk Assessment
11 27 (14.29%) Incident Management
12 24 (12.70%) Security Operations
13 22 (11.64%) Compliance Audit
13 22 (11.64%) Data Security
13 22 (11.64%) Penetration Testing
13 22 (11.64%) Security Monitoring
14 19 (10.05%) Supplier Management
15 17 (8.99%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.06%) C
1 2 (1.06%) PHP
1 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
1 2 (1.06%) SQL
2 1 (0.53%) C#
2 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 94 (49.74%) CISSP
2 69 (36.51%) CISM
3 51 (26.98%) CISA
4 38 (20.11%) Degree
5 19 (10.05%) GIAC
6 16 (8.47%) SANS
7 12 (6.35%) GCIA
7 12 (6.35%) GCIH
8 11 (5.82%) CEH
9 8 (4.23%) CISMP
10 7 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (3.70%) Master's Degree
11 5 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.65%) CRISC
11 5 (2.65%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.65%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.59%) CCNA
12 3 (1.59%) MCSA
12 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.59%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (53.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (17.46%) PCI DSS
3 21 (11.11%) GDPR
4 19 (10.05%) COBIT
5 16 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 12 (6.35%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (6.35%) NIST 800
7 11 (5.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (2.65%) FISMA
8 5 (2.65%) SAS 70
9 4 (2.12%) ISO 22301
10 3 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (1.59%) HIPAA
10 3 (1.59%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.53%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (6.88%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (5.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.06%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 18 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
2 16 (8.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 16 (8.47%) Nessus
3 9 (4.76%) SCCM
4 7 (3.70%) OpenVAS
5 2 (1.06%) WSUS
6 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.53%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.53%) EnCase
6 1 (0.53%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.53%) Nmap
6 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.53%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (11.11%) McAfee
2 19 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.41%) Cisco
4 13 (6.88%) Blue Coat
4 13 (6.88%) CheckPoint
4 13 (6.88%) FireEye
5 12 (6.35%) Dell
6 10 (5.29%) Palo Alto
7 9 (4.76%) Qualys
7 9 (4.76%) Splunk
8 8 (4.23%) Acunetix
9 7 (3.70%) CyberArk
10 5 (2.65%) F5
11 2 (1.06%) Cylance
11 2 (1.06%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.06%) Radware
11 2 (1.06%) Remedy
11 2 (1.06%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.06%) Symantec
12 1 (0.53%) Darktrace