Period
to 21 February 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Security Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 642 684 735
Rank change year-on-year +42 +51 -38
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 52 113 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 47 113 91
London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £42,750 £45,000 £38,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 48,173 59,753 67,015
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.32% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39,012 48,868 55,484
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,375 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +3.96% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 21 February 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 21 February 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 -19 25 £50,000 -16.67% 5
IT Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 47 (90.38%) Information Security
2 33 (63.46%) SIEM
3 32 (61.54%) Finance
4 28 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
5 26 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 24 (46.15%) Firewall
7 20 (38.46%) Security Management
7 20 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (36.54%) Azure
8 19 (36.54%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (32.69%) Office 365
9 17 (32.69%) Information Security Management
10 15 (28.85%) NIST
11 14 (26.92%) CISSP
11 14 (26.92%) Security Architecture
11 14 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
13 12 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
13 12 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
14 11 (21.15%) Identity Access Management
14 11 (21.15%) Privileged Identity Management
14 11 (21.15%) Identity Management
15 10 (19.23%) Python
15 10 (19.23%) Windows
15 10 (19.23%) Security Operations
16 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
16 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (17.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 8 (15.38%) CEH
17 8 (15.38%) Network Management

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 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (36.54%) Azure
2 17 (32.69%) Office 365
3 3 (5.77%) AWS
4 2 (3.85%) SaaS
5 1 (1.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) Intranet
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) NAS
3 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
General
1 32 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) Reinsurance
3 2 (3.85%) PKI
3 2 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.92%) Equities
4 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (90.38%) Information Security
2 33 (63.46%) SIEM
3 28 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
4 26 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 20 (38.46%) Security Management
6 19 (36.54%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (32.69%) Information Security Management
8 14 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (26.92%) Security Architecture
9 13 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
10 12 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
11 11 (21.15%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (21.15%) Identity Management
11 11 (21.15%) Privileged Identity Management
12 10 (19.23%) Security Operations
13 9 (17.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
14 8 (15.38%) Network Management
14 8 (15.38%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) Python
2 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) CISSP
2 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 8 (15.38%) CCSP
3 8 (15.38%) CEH
4 2 (3.85%) CISM
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (28.85%) NIST
3 5 (9.62%) GDPR
4 3 (5.77%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (3.85%) COBIT
5 2 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Cisco
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 8 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (3.85%) Qualys
2 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat