The median annual salary for an IT Security Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 562 627
Rank change year-on-year +26 +65  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 76 74 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 73 64 45
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £40,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £69,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +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 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Analyst in London

IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst in London.

Salary trend for IT Security Analyst in London

IT Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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 +45 24 £45,000 -23.07% 1
Barnet - 3 £45,000 -
Beckenham - 1 £32,500 -
IT Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT 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 IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 74 (52.11%) Firewall
2 64 (45.07%) CISSP
3 61 (42.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (41.55%) CISM
5 56 (39.44%) Information Security
6 55 (38.73%) Finance
7 49 (34.51%) SIEM
8 43 (30.28%) Active Directory
9 41 (28.87%) Windows
10 40 (28.17%) Cybersecurity
11 36 (25.35%) Cisco
12 30 (21.13%) Microsoft
12 30 (21.13%) CheckPoint
13 27 (19.01%) PCI DSS
14 26 (18.31%) Vulnerability Management
14 26 (18.31%) Linux
15 25 (17.61%) VPN
15 25 (17.61%) Kalman Filter
16 24 (16.90%) E-Discovery
16 24 (16.90%) CISA
17 22 (15.49%) TCP/IP
17 22 (15.49%) Risk Management
18 21 (14.79%) VMware
18 21 (14.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 20 (14.08%) Security Operations
20 19 (13.38%) Veritas eDiscovery
20 19 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
20 19 (13.38%) Banking
20 19 (13.38%) Penetration Testing
21 18 (12.68%) ITIL

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 3 (2.11%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 19 (13.38%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.75%) Office 365
2 10 (7.04%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 74 (52.11%) Firewall
2 25 (17.61%) VPN
3 22 (15.49%) TCP/IP
4 18 (12.68%) Network Security
5 15 (10.56%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (9.86%) Wireless
7 11 (7.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (7.75%) LAN
7 11 (7.75%) WAN
8 9 (6.34%) Internet
9 8 (5.63%) Cisco ISE
10 7 (4.93%) DNS
11 6 (4.23%) DHCP
11 6 (4.23%) FTP
11 6 (4.23%) HTTP
11 6 (4.23%) SAN
11 6 (4.23%) SMTP
11 6 (4.23%) SSH
12 5 (3.52%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (3.52%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
General
1 55 (38.73%) Finance
2 19 (13.38%) Banking
3 15 (10.56%) Legal
4 9 (6.34%) Law
5 3 (2.11%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) OAuth
1 1 (0.70%) OpenID
1 1 (0.70%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.70%) SAML
1 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.04%) Cyber Defence
3 9 (6.34%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.63%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (5.63%) PKI
5 6 (4.23%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (4.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.11%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.70%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 41 (28.87%) Windows
2 26 (18.31%) Linux
3 9 (6.34%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.63%) CentOS
4 8 (5.63%) Debian
4 8 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.63%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.93%) Kali Linux
5 7 (4.93%) Unix
6 3 (2.11%) Solaris
7 2 (1.41%) Android
7 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.44%) Information Security
2 49 (34.51%) SIEM
3 40 (28.17%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (18.31%) Vulnerability Management
5 25 (17.61%) Kalman Filter
6 24 (16.90%) E-Discovery
7 22 (15.49%) Risk Management
8 21 (14.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 20 (14.08%) Security Operations
10 19 (13.38%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (12.68%) Data Protection
11 18 (12.68%) ITIL
12 17 (11.97%) Business Continuity
13 16 (11.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 16 (11.27%) Two-Factor Authentication
14 13 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (9.15%) Patch Management
14 13 (9.15%) Security Architecture
15 12 (8.45%) Data Security
15 12 (8.45%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.52%) SQL
2 2 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (45.07%) CISSP
2 59 (41.55%) CISM
3 24 (16.90%) CISA
4 16 (11.27%) Degree
5 13 (9.15%) CESG Certified Professional
5 13 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (7.75%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (7.04%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (7.04%) Security+ Certification
8 8 (5.63%) CCDP
8 8 (5.63%) CCNP
8 8 (5.63%) CCSP
8 8 (5.63%) CEH
9 7 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (4.93%) CRISC
10 5 (3.52%) ECSA
11 3 (2.11%) OSCP
12 2 (1.41%) GCIH
13 1 (0.70%) CHECK Team Leader
13 1 (0.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (42.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (19.01%) PCI DSS
3 10 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (6.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (3.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (2.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (2.82%) SLA
7 3 (2.11%) ISO 22301
8 2 (1.41%) COBIT
8 2 (1.41%) QA
9 1 (0.70%) NIST 800
System Software
1 43 (30.28%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.63%) Snort
4 5 (3.52%) pfSense
5 4 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.82%) vSphere
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (9.86%) Nessus
2 10 (7.04%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.63%) AirWatch
3 8 (5.63%) OSSEC
4 6 (4.23%) FortiGate
4 6 (4.23%) QRadar
5 2 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.70%) Nmap
6 1 (0.70%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.70%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (25.35%) Cisco
2 30 (21.13%) CheckPoint
2 30 (21.13%) Microsoft
3 21 (14.79%) VMware
4 14 (9.86%) Juniper
5 12 (8.45%) McAfee
6 11 (7.75%) Sophos
7 10 (7.04%) LogRhythm
8 8 (5.63%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.63%) Sourcefire
9 7 (4.93%) AlienVault
9 7 (4.93%) Qualys
9 7 (4.93%) Splunk
10 6 (4.23%) Citrix
10 6 (4.23%) F5
10 6 (4.23%) Fortinet
11 5 (3.52%) Aruba
11 5 (3.52%) Riverbed
11 5 (3.52%) SonicWALL
11 5 (3.52%) WatchGuard
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