Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Security Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 704 653 772
Rank change year-on-year -51 +119 +55
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 140 192 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 133 171 120
London median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +21.95% +7.89%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £74,250 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +11.76%

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 70770 72897 85692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55623 62964 72725
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%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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 +4 19 £50,000 +5.26%
East London +4 2 £44,500 -40.67%
IT Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 81 (57.86%) SIEM
2 72 (51.43%) Information Security
3 71 (50.71%) CISSP
3 71 (50.71%) Cybersecurity
4 64 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 59 (42.14%) Windows
5 59 (42.14%) Firewall
5 59 (42.14%) Finance
6 51 (36.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 49 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
8 47 (33.57%) CISM
8 47 (33.57%) Linux
9 45 (32.14%) Active Directory
10 39 (27.86%) ITIL
11 38 (27.14%) Security Operations
12 37 (26.43%) Vulnerability Management
13 28 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 27 (19.29%) Data Protection
14 27 (19.29%) Windows Server
15 26 (18.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 26 (18.57%) Banking
16 25 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (17.86%) DRM
16 25 (17.86%) Data Protection Act
17 23 (16.43%) Cisco
18 20 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 19 (13.57%) Data Loss Prevention
19 19 (13.57%) CEH
19 19 (13.57%) Security Architecture
20 17 (12.14%) Security Monitoring

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 (2.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) Apache
3 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.43%) Office 365
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.00%) Mimecast
4 6 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.71%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (42.14%) Firewall
2 28 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (7.14%) Network Security
5 8 (5.71%) LAN
5 8 (5.71%) VPN
6 7 (5.00%) WAN
7 6 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.57%) DNS
8 5 (3.57%) Wireless
9 4 (2.86%) Wireshark
10 3 (2.14%) DHCP
10 3 (2.14%) SAN
10 3 (2.14%) VLAN
10 3 (2.14%) Wireless Security
11 2 (1.43%) Internet
11 2 (1.43%) SMS
11 2 (1.43%) SSL
11 2 (1.43%) VoIP
12 1 (0.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 59 (42.14%) Finance
2 26 (18.57%) Banking
3 16 (11.43%) Law
4 6 (4.29%) Legal
5 3 (2.14%) International Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.43%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.71%) OAuth
2 1 (0.71%) OpenID
2 1 (0.71%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.86%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (7.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (7.86%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (1.43%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.71%) BYOD
9 1 (0.71%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.71%) PKI
9 1 (0.71%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (42.14%) Windows
2 47 (33.57%) Linux
3 27 (19.29%) Windows Server
4 13 (9.29%) Unix
5 2 (1.43%) Solaris
6 1 (0.71%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) CentOS
6 1 (0.71%) Debian
6 1 (0.71%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (57.86%) SIEM
2 72 (51.43%) Information Security
3 71 (50.71%) Cybersecurity
4 51 (36.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 49 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
6 39 (27.86%) ITIL
7 38 (27.14%) Security Operations
8 37 (26.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 27 (19.29%) Data Protection
10 25 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (17.86%) DRM
11 19 (13.57%) Data Loss Prevention
11 19 (13.57%) Security Architecture
12 17 (12.14%) Security Monitoring
13 15 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
14 12 (8.57%) Secure Coding
15 11 (7.86%) Patch Management
16 10 (7.14%) E-Discovery
16 10 (7.14%) Incident Management
16 10 (7.14%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.29%) SQL
2 4 (2.86%) Java
3 2 (1.43%) C#
4 1 (0.71%) Perl
4 1 (0.71%) PHP
4 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.71%) Python
4 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.71%) VBA
4 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (50.71%) CISSP
2 47 (33.57%) CISM
3 19 (13.57%) CEH
4 9 (6.43%) Degree
5 8 (5.71%) CASP
5 8 (5.71%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (5.71%) Security+ Certification
6 5 (3.57%) CISA
6 5 (3.57%) GCIH
6 5 (3.57%) GIAC
7 4 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (2.86%) SANS
8 3 (2.14%) CCNP
8 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.14%) ECSA
8 3 (2.14%) GCIA
9 2 (1.43%) CCNA
9 2 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.43%) CRISC
10 1 (0.71%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (18.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 12 (8.57%) COBIT
4 11 (7.86%) GDPR
5 9 (6.43%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (5.00%) PCI DSS
7 5 (3.57%) SLA
8 2 (1.43%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.71%) pfSense
4 1 (0.71%) Snort
4 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) FortiGate
1 4 (2.86%) Nessus
2 2 (1.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.71%) OSSEC
3 1 (0.71%) QRadar
Vendors
1 23 (16.43%) Cisco
2 20 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 10 (7.14%) VMware
4 8 (5.71%) Splunk
5 7 (5.00%) LogRhythm
6 6 (4.29%) Fortinet
6 6 (4.29%) McAfee
6 6 (4.29%) Qualys
7 4 (2.86%) Citrix
7 4 (2.86%) Juniper
7 4 (2.86%) Oracle
7 4 (2.86%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.14%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.14%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.43%) Brocade
9 2 (1.43%) F5
9 2 (1.43%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.43%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.43%) SolarWinds