The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £53,750 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.

Security Analyst
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 388 439
Rank change year-on-year +72 +51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 300 286 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.89% 0.68% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.71% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 252 251 196
Median salary £53,750 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £43,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% -  

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%  

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 28 March 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 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 +66 63 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Canary Wharf -2 8 £60,000 -11.11%
Barnet - 4 £46,250 -
Feltham - 3 £51,250 -
West End of London +12 2 £51,500 -20.76%
Westminster - 2 £50,250 - 1
Wimbledon - 2 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £34,359 - 1
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 381 (61.35%) Information Security
2 266 (42.83%) Firewall
3 245 (39.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 245 (39.45%) Cybersecurity
4 224 (36.07%) CISSP
5 209 (33.66%) Finance
6 189 (30.43%) SIEM
7 154 (24.80%) CISM
8 128 (20.61%) Penetration Testing
9 124 (19.97%) Management Information System
10 122 (19.65%) ITIL
11 119 (19.16%) Windows
12 116 (18.68%) Network Security
13 109 (17.55%) CISA
14 108 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
15 107 (17.23%) PCI DSS
16 101 (16.26%) Linux
17 90 (14.49%) Risk Management
17 90 (14.49%) Security Architecture
18 82 (13.20%) Security Operations
19 79 (12.72%) Degree
20 78 (12.56%) GIAC
21 76 (12.24%) Intrusion Detection
22 75 (12.08%) Risk Assessment
23 74 (11.92%) SQL
24 71 (11.43%) COBIT
25 70 (11.27%) Security Management
26 67 (10.79%) SANS
26 67 (10.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
27 63 (10.14%) Active Directory

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 (0.97%) IIS
1 6 (0.97%) MS Exchange
1 6 (0.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.16%) Apache
3 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 15 (2.42%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 2 (0.32%) assyst
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.74%) SaaS
2 16 (2.58%) Office 365
3 14 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.97%) IaaS
5 6 (0.97%) PaaS
6 2 (0.32%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 266 (42.83%) Firewall
2 116 (18.68%) Network Security
3 76 (12.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 54 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 27 (4.35%) VPN
6 21 (3.38%) DNS
7 18 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (2.90%) LDAP
8 17 (2.74%) Wireless
9 16 (2.58%) Internet
10 12 (1.93%) DHCP
11 11 (1.77%) OSPF
11 11 (1.77%) SSL
12 10 (1.61%) HTTP
13 8 (1.29%) IPsec
14 7 (1.13%) LAN
14 7 (1.13%) WAN
15 6 (0.97%) BGP
15 6 (0.97%) EIGRP
15 6 (0.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.29%) Big Data
2 7 (1.13%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.48%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Metasploit
1 2 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.16%) AppScan
2 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 209 (33.66%) Finance
2 59 (9.50%) Legal
3 55 (8.86%) Retail
4 38 (6.12%) Banking
5 33 (5.31%) Law
6 8 (1.29%) Marketing
7 7 (1.13%) Military
8 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.64%) Games
9 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.16%) Back Office
10 1 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.06%) SailPoint
2 16 (2.58%) XML
3 8 (1.29%) Web Services
4 7 (1.13%) HTML
5 5 (0.81%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.48%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.16%) .NET
7 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.16%) ODBC
7 1 (0.16%) PCRE
7 1 (0.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 124 (19.97%) Management Information System
2 39 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.51%) Cyber Attack
4 25 (4.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 24 (3.86%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (1.77%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (1.61%) Fintech
9 9 (1.45%) PKI
10 8 (1.29%) Cyber Defence
11 7 (1.13%) BYOD
11 7 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (0.97%) Derivative
13 5 (0.81%) Cybercrime
13 5 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.48%) iPad
14 3 (0.48%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 119 (19.16%) Windows
2 101 (16.26%) Linux
3 52 (8.37%) Unix
4 27 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.81%) Solaris
7 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.64%) CentOS
8 4 (0.64%) Debian
8 4 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.48%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Android
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (61.35%) Information Security
2 245 (39.45%) Cybersecurity
3 189 (30.43%) SIEM
4 128 (20.61%) Penetration Testing
5 122 (19.65%) ITIL
6 108 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
7 90 (14.49%) Risk Management
7 90 (14.49%) Security Architecture
8 82 (13.20%) Security Operations
9 75 (12.08%) Risk Assessment
10 70 (11.27%) Security Management
11 67 (10.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 62 (9.98%) Information Security Management
13 61 (9.82%) Security Monitoring
14 60 (9.66%) Data Protection
15 57 (9.18%) E-Discovery
16 49 (7.89%) Data Security
17 47 (7.57%) Incident Management
18 41 (6.60%) Kalman Filter
19 40 (6.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 74 (11.92%) SQL
2 38 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 30 (4.83%) Java
4 25 (4.03%) Python
5 16 (2.58%) BeanShell
6 15 (2.42%) PHP
7 11 (1.77%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.29%) C#
9 6 (0.97%) Scala
10 4 (0.64%) Perl
11 3 (0.48%) C
12 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.16%) C++
13 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 224 (36.07%) CISSP
2 154 (24.80%) CISM
3 109 (17.55%) CISA
4 79 (12.72%) Degree
5 78 (12.56%) GIAC
6 67 (10.79%) SANS
7 56 (9.02%) GCIA
7 56 (9.02%) GCIH
8 49 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
9 48 (7.73%) CEH
10 34 (5.48%) CCNP
11 28 (4.51%) CompTIA Security+
11 28 (4.51%) Security+ Certification
12 26 (4.19%) CRISC
13 22 (3.54%) CNA
13 22 (3.54%) GSEC
13 22 (3.54%) Network+ Certification
13 22 (3.54%) Novell Certification
14 17 (2.74%) ISACA
15 13 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (39.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 107 (17.23%) PCI DSS
3 71 (11.43%) COBIT
4 48 (7.73%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 36 (5.80%) Cyber Essentials
5 36 (5.80%) ISO22301
6 35 (5.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 23 (3.70%) SLA
8 17 (2.74%) GDPR
9 12 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.48%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.16%) FISMA
11 1 (0.16%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.16%) PMO
11 1 (0.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 63 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.29%) Snort
5 6 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.32%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.16%) RACF
7 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (4.99%) CSIRT
2 29 (4.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 15 (2.42%) Nessus
4 13 (2.09%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (1.77%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.45%) AirWatch
7 8 (1.29%) QRadar
8 5 (0.81%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.81%) RSA Archer
9 4 (0.64%) Kibana
9 4 (0.64%) logstash
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 4 (0.64%) OSSEC
9 4 (0.64%) RSA Security Analytics
10 3 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.48%) Nexpose
10 3 (0.48%) RSA enVision
11 2 (0.32%) EnCase
11 2 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 61 (9.82%) Cisco
3 56 (9.02%) CheckPoint
4 37 (5.96%) Palo Alto
5 34 (5.48%) Qualys
6 29 (4.67%) ArcSight
7 26 (4.19%) Splunk
8 24 (3.86%) Intel Security
9 22 (3.54%) Sun
9 22 (3.54%) VMware
10 18 (2.90%) FireEye
10 18 (2.90%) Juniper
10 18 (2.90%) Oracle
11 13 (2.09%) Sophos
12 12 (1.93%) Blue Coat
12 12 (1.93%) LogRhythm
13 11 (1.77%) Dell
13 11 (1.77%) SAP
14 10 (1.61%) CA Agile Central
14 10 (1.61%) SolarWinds
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefitss
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
EdenChase Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Empiric.com
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Empiric.com
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £32,475 - 36,243 per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of Westminster
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Thornton Gregory
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus & other benefits
Posted: 20 days ago