Period
to 26 September 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Security Analyst was £50,625 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

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

IT Security Analyst
England > London
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 439 702 757
Rank change year-on-year +263 +55 -44
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 35 42 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.075% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.079% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 82
Median annual salary £50,625 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.96% -4.17% +11.11%
10th Percentile £46,250 £44,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £78,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,680 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.42% +8.18% -5.26%

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 18,502 53,048 65,570
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.36% 95.23% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15,314 43,182 53,361
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +3.09%

IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured IT Security Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Analyst in London

IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Security Analyst in London.

Salary trend for IT Security Analyst in London

IT Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Security Analyst in London over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Salary histogram for IT Security Analyst in London

IT 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 IT Security Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 26 September 2020. 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 +146 8 £52,500 +5.00% 1
West London +73 1 £50,000 -9.91%
East London - 1 £35,000 - 1
IT Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, IT 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 IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (77.14%) Information Security
2 15 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 14 (40.00%) GDPR
4 13 (37.14%) Finance
5 11 (31.43%) Firewall
5 11 (31.43%) Security Monitoring
5 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (28.57%) Data Protection
7 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
8 8 (22.86%) CISSP
8 8 (22.86%) SIEM
8 8 (22.86%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
9 7 (20.00%) Security Operations
9 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
10 6 (17.14%) Intranet
10 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
10 6 (17.14%) IT Audit
10 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (17.14%) Qualys
11 5 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (14.29%) Service Management
11 5 (14.29%) CISA
11 5 (14.29%) CISM
12 4 (11.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (11.43%) Windows
12 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (11.43%) Cyber Essentials

IT 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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
2 3 (8.57%) Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Office 365
3 2 (5.71%) AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.71%) IaaS
3 2 (5.71%) Mimecast
3 2 (5.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) Intranet
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) Network Security
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) OAuth
1 2 (5.71%) OAuth2
1 2 (5.71%) OpenID
1 2 (5.71%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
2 8 (22.86%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.71%) FMCG
3 2 (5.71%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) PMI
3 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.86%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Solaris
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Information Security
2 15 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 11 (31.43%) Security Monitoring
3 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 8 (22.86%) SIEM
6 7 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 7 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
7 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
7 6 (17.14%) IT Audit
7 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
8 5 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (14.29%) Service Management
9 4 (11.43%) Analytics
9 4 (11.43%) Due Diligence
9 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (8.57%) Investment Management
10 3 (8.57%) ITIL
10 3 (8.57%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
1 3 (8.57%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) CISSP
2 5 (14.29%) CISA
2 5 (14.29%) CISM
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (2.86%) CCSP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CRISC
5 1 (2.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (2.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) GDPR
2 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (11.43%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (11.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (8.57%) NIST
5 2 (5.71%) COBIT
5 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
6 1 (2.86%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) RSA enVision
2 2 (5.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Qualys
2 3 (8.57%) ArcSight
2 3 (8.57%) Splunk
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix
3 2 (5.71%) Meraki
4 1 (2.86%) CrowdStrike
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft