The median annual salary for a IT Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 509 592 600
Rank change year-on-year +83 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 68 63 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 66 50 58
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,625 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,900
% change year-on-year - -3.18%  

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 32292 40527 41158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27319 34959 34585
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +62 29 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Barnet - 4 £46,250 -
Wimbledon - 2 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £34,359 - 1
West End of London - 1 £51,500 -
IT Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 62 (47.69%) Firewall
2 60 (46.15%) CISSP
3 52 (40.00%) Information Security
4 48 (36.92%) CISM
5 42 (32.31%) Finance
5 42 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 31 (23.85%) Active Directory
7 30 (23.08%) CISA
8 28 (21.54%) Windows
8 28 (21.54%) Cybersecurity
9 25 (19.23%) SIEM
10 24 (18.46%) Kalman Filter
10 24 (18.46%) PCI DSS
11 23 (17.69%) Microsoft
12 22 (16.92%) Legal
12 22 (16.92%) Network Security
13 21 (16.15%) Degree
13 21 (16.15%) TCP/IP
14 20 (15.38%) CheckPoint
14 20 (15.38%) E-Discovery
15 18 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (13.85%) ITIL
15 18 (13.85%) Cisco
15 18 (13.85%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (13.85%) VMware
16 17 (13.08%) Data Security
17 15 (11.54%) Risk Management
17 15 (11.54%) Linux
17 15 (11.54%) Business Continuity
17 15 (11.54%) Veritas eDiscovery

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 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (11.54%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.46%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (8.46%) Office 365
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (47.69%) Firewall
2 22 (16.92%) Network Security
3 21 (16.15%) TCP/IP
4 12 (9.23%) VPN
5 11 (8.46%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (5.38%) Wireless
7 6 (4.62%) DNS
8 5 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (3.85%) DHCP
8 5 (3.85%) IP Telephony
8 5 (3.85%) NAS
8 5 (3.85%) NGN
8 5 (3.85%) OSPF
8 5 (3.85%) SAN
8 5 (3.85%) VoIP
9 4 (3.08%) WAN
10 3 (2.31%) LAN
11 2 (1.54%) Internet
11 2 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 42 (32.31%) Finance
2 22 (16.92%) Legal
3 13 (10.00%) Banking
4 6 (4.62%) Law
5 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.31%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (2.31%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.54%) PKI
7 1 (0.77%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.54%) Windows
2 15 (11.54%) Linux
3 6 (4.62%) Unix
4 4 (3.08%) Solaris
4 4 (3.08%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.54%) CentOS
5 2 (1.54%) Debian
5 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.77%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.00%) Information Security
2 28 (21.54%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (19.23%) SIEM
4 24 (18.46%) Kalman Filter
5 20 (15.38%) E-Discovery
6 18 (13.85%) ITIL
6 18 (13.85%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (13.08%) Data Security
8 15 (11.54%) Business Continuity
8 15 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 14 (10.77%) Data Protection
9 14 (10.77%) Security Architecture
10 13 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 12 (9.23%) Mobile Device Management
11 12 (9.23%) Security Operations
11 12 (9.23%) Web Filtering
12 10 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 10 (7.69%) Patch Management
12 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2
12 10 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.92%) SQL
3 6 (4.62%) Python
4 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (46.15%) CISSP
2 48 (36.92%) CISM
3 30 (23.08%) CISA
4 21 (16.15%) Degree
5 11 (8.46%) CompTIA Security+
5 11 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (8.46%) Security+ Certification
6 9 (6.92%) CEH
7 7 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.08%) CRISC
9 3 (2.31%) GCIA
9 3 (2.31%) GCIH
9 3 (2.31%) GIAC
10 2 (1.54%) CCDP
10 2 (1.54%) CCNP
10 2 (1.54%) CCSP
10 2 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.77%) ECSA
11 1 (0.77%) OSCP
11 1 (0.77%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (18.46%) PCI DSS
3 14 (10.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 12 (9.23%) ISO22301
6 4 (3.08%) SLA
7 3 (2.31%) COBIT
7 3 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.77%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (23.85%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) Backup Exec
2 9 (6.92%) AirWatch
3 5 (3.85%) FortiGate
4 4 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.31%) RSA Archer
5 3 (2.31%) RSA Security Analytics
6 2 (1.54%) Nexpose
6 2 (1.54%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.77%) Nessus
7 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 18 (13.85%) Cisco
3 18 (13.85%) VMware
4 12 (9.23%) Sophos
5 8 (6.15%) Juniper
6 7 (5.38%) SolarWinds
7 6 (4.62%) Intel Security
8 5 (3.85%) Aruba
8 5 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (3.85%) F5
8 5 (3.85%) Fortinet
8 5 (3.85%) Meraki
8 5 (3.85%) Palo Alto
8 5 (3.85%) SonicWALL
8 5 (3.85%) WatchGuard
9 4 (3.08%) LogRhythm
10 3 (2.31%) NetWitness
11 2 (1.54%) FireEye
11 2 (1.54%) Imperva
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