The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Security Analyst
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 331 346 458
Rank change year-on-year +15 +112  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 328 328 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.90% 0.82% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.85% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 301 294 192
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +12.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  

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 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
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%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in London

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in London

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in London

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 Security Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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 +37 62 £46,250 -26.00% 5
Uxbridge - 5 £50,000 -
Barnet - 4 £45,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +10 1 £34,359 -31.28%
Canary Wharf - 1 £52,500 -
Beckenham - 1 £32,500 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £55,000 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 310 (49.68%) Information Security
2 303 (48.56%) Firewall
3 257 (41.19%) SIEM
4 240 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
5 236 (37.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 193 (30.93%) CISSP
7 185 (29.65%) Finance
8 166 (26.60%) Network Security
9 164 (26.28%) Windows
10 153 (24.52%) CISM
11 136 (21.79%) Cisco
12 123 (19.71%) Vulnerability Management
13 115 (18.43%) CheckPoint
14 114 (18.27%) Security Operations
15 111 (17.79%) Linux
16 98 (15.71%) Penetration Testing
17 91 (14.58%) ITIL
18 89 (14.26%) Intrusion Detection
19 87 (13.94%) Management Information System
19 87 (13.94%) Risk Management
20 77 (12.34%) PCI DSS
21 75 (12.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 74 (11.86%) Active Directory
23 73 (11.70%) CISA
24 72 (11.54%) GIAC
25 68 (10.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
26 62 (9.94%) VPN
27 60 (9.62%) TCP/IP
28 59 (9.46%) Security Monitoring
28 59 (9.46%) Banking

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 (1.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.64%) IBM Notes
2 4 (0.64%) IIS
2 4 (0.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.16%) Apache
4 1 (0.16%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.04%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 4 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.17%) Office 365
2 15 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.44%) SaaS
6 5 (0.80%) IaaS
7 3 (0.48%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 303 (48.56%) Firewall
2 166 (26.60%) Network Security
3 89 (14.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 62 (9.94%) VPN
5 60 (9.62%) TCP/IP
6 50 (8.01%) WAN
7 47 (7.53%) LAN
8 46 (7.37%) Cisco ASA
9 45 (7.21%) DNS
10 44 (7.05%) Internet
11 35 (5.61%) Wireless
12 22 (3.53%) OSPF
13 21 (3.37%) BGP
14 20 (3.21%) EIGRP
15 18 (2.88%) DHCP
16 17 (2.72%) HTTP
16 17 (2.72%) SSL
17 15 (2.40%) SMTP
17 15 (2.40%) SSH
18 14 (2.24%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.80%) Big Data
2 3 (0.48%) GIS
2 3 (0.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.16%) DB2
3 1 (0.16%) Looker
3 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (1.76%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.16%) JIRA
3 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 185 (29.65%) Finance
2 59 (9.46%) Banking
3 56 (8.97%) Legal
4 38 (6.09%) Law
5 16 (2.56%) Retail
6 13 (2.08%) Marketing
7 11 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.12%) Military
9 6 (0.96%) Advertising
10 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.64%) International Banking
10 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.48%) Electronics
11 3 (0.48%) Games
11 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.60%) Web Services
2 7 (1.12%) HTML
2 7 (1.12%) SailPoint
3 3 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.32%) SAML
4 2 (0.32%) XML
5 1 (0.16%) .NET
5 1 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.16%) OAuth
5 1 (0.16%) OpenID
5 1 (0.16%) REST
5 1 (0.16%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.94%) Management Information System
2 52 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 40 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.69%) PKI
6 22 (3.53%) Data Protection Act
7 17 (2.72%) Cyber Attack
8 15 (2.40%) Cyberthreat
9 14 (2.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 13 (2.08%) Cyber Defence
11 11 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.44%) Cybercrime
13 8 (1.28%) Fintech
13 8 (1.28%) NHS
14 7 (1.12%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.96%) Derivative
15 6 (0.96%) iPad
16 5 (0.80%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 4 (0.64%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 164 (26.28%) Windows
2 111 (17.79%) Linux
3 56 (8.97%) Unix
4 43 (6.89%) Windows Server
5 20 (3.21%) Kali Linux
6 11 (1.76%) CentOS
6 11 (1.76%) Debian
6 11 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.76%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.60%) Android
8 9 (1.44%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.48%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (49.68%) Information Security
2 257 (41.19%) SIEM
3 240 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
4 123 (19.71%) Vulnerability Management
5 114 (18.27%) Security Operations
6 98 (15.71%) Penetration Testing
7 91 (14.58%) ITIL
8 87 (13.94%) Risk Management
9 75 (12.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 68 (10.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 59 (9.46%) Security Monitoring
12 58 (9.29%) Incident Management
13 57 (9.13%) Data Protection
14 47 (7.53%) E-Discovery
15 45 (7.21%) Analytics
15 45 (7.21%) Data Security
16 43 (6.89%) Kalman Filter
17 38 (6.09%) Malware Analysis
18 35 (5.61%) Computer Security
19 33 (5.29%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (7.21%) SQL
2 30 (4.81%) PowerShell
3 18 (2.88%) Java
4 12 (1.92%) Python
5 11 (1.76%) C#
6 8 (1.28%) PHP
7 7 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.80%) C
9 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.16%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.16%) C++
10 1 (0.16%) C-shell
10 1 (0.16%) Korn
10 1 (0.16%) Perl
10 1 (0.16%) Ruby
10 1 (0.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 193 (30.93%) CISSP
2 153 (24.52%) CISM
3 73 (11.70%) CISA
4 72 (11.54%) GIAC
5 58 (9.29%) CEH
6 56 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (8.97%) Degree
7 55 (8.81%) GCIH
7 55 (8.81%) SANS
8 50 (8.01%) GCIA
9 47 (7.53%) CCNP
10 30 (4.81%) CompTIA Security+
10 30 (4.81%) Security+ Certification
11 23 (3.69%) CCNA
12 22 (3.53%) CNA
12 22 (3.53%) Network+ Certification
12 22 (3.53%) Novell Certification
13 21 (3.37%) GSEC
14 19 (3.04%) SSCP
15 18 (2.88%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (37.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (12.34%) PCI DSS
3 47 (7.53%) Cyber Essentials
4 30 (4.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 22 (3.53%) ISO 22301
6 21 (3.37%) COBIT
7 20 (3.21%) GDPR
8 19 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 19 (3.04%) NIST 800
9 13 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (1.76%) SLA
11 4 (0.64%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.48%) QA
12 3 (0.48%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.16%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 74 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.33%) Snort
3 22 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.12%) ProxySG
6 6 (0.96%) pfSense
7 4 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.64%) vSphere
8 2 (0.32%) RACF
Systems Management
1 59 (9.46%) Nessus
2 30 (4.81%) CSIRT
2 30 (4.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 18 (2.88%) Nmap
4 14 (2.24%) QRadar
5 13 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (1.76%) EnCase
6 11 (1.76%) Nexpose
7 10 (1.60%) Backup Exec
7 10 (1.60%) OSSEC
8 9 (1.44%) AirWatch
9 7 (1.12%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.96%) RSA enVision
11 4 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 3 (0.48%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 2 (0.32%) Kibana
13 2 (0.32%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 136 (21.79%) Cisco
2 115 (18.43%) CheckPoint
3 57 (9.13%) Qualys
4 54 (8.65%) Palo Alto
5 53 (8.49%) Microsoft
6 51 (8.17%) Juniper
7 42 (6.73%) LogRhythm
8 39 (6.25%) McAfee
9 34 (5.45%) Splunk
10 30 (4.81%) ArcSight
10 30 (4.81%) Sophos
11 27 (4.33%) Sun
12 26 (4.17%) F5
13 25 (4.01%) VMware
14 19 (3.04%) AlienVault
14 19 (3.04%) Blue Coat
15 18 (2.88%) Oracle
15 18 (2.88%) Symantec
16 16 (2.56%) CyberArk
16 16 (2.56%) FireEye
London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Flex Working
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: c£60'000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: C£53'000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Training and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus 7.5% Pension - Usual Bens
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Central London / West End
The Workshop
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £60000 per annum + To £60K Plus Benefits
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