Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Operations Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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

Security Operations Analyst
England > London
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 792 784 858
Rank change year-on-year -8 +74 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 47 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.032% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.034% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 47 21 28
London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -26.92% +41.30%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £46,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -30.43% +27.78%

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 66,973 65,368 80,450
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.02% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 55,358 55,235 69,501
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Security Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Operations Analyst in London

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Security Operations Analyst in London

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst in London over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Operations Analyst in London

Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. 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 - 14 £46,250 -
North London - 2 £42,500 -
Security Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, Security Operations 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 Security Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 42 (89.36%) Security Operations
2 41 (87.23%) Information Security
3 27 (57.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 22 (46.81%) Incident Management
5 21 (44.68%) Firewall
5 21 (44.68%) Linux
5 21 (44.68%) Privileged Access Management
6 17 (36.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 17 (36.17%) SIEM
6 17 (36.17%) Windows
7 16 (34.04%) Network Security
7 16 (34.04%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (31.91%) Splunk
8 15 (31.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (27.66%) Mentoring
9 13 (27.66%) Patch Management
9 13 (27.66%) CISM
9 13 (27.66%) CISSP
10 12 (25.53%) Banking
11 11 (23.40%) Nessus
12 10 (21.28%) Security Monitoring
13 9 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (19.15%) GIAC
14 8 (17.02%) CISA
14 8 (17.02%) McAfee
14 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
14 8 (17.02%) Qualys
14 8 (17.02%) SCCM
14 8 (17.02%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (17.02%) Acunetix

Security Operations 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) Firewall
2 16 (34.04%) Network Security
3 6 (12.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.13%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
General
1 12 (25.53%) Banking
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Fintech
3 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Linux
2 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (89.36%) Security Operations
2 41 (87.23%) Information Security
3 27 (57.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 22 (46.81%) Incident Management
5 21 (44.68%) Privileged Access Management
6 17 (36.17%) SIEM
7 16 (34.04%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (27.66%) Mentoring
8 13 (27.66%) Patch Management
9 10 (21.28%) Security Monitoring
10 9 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Threat Analysis
13 2 (4.26%) Analytics
13 2 (4.26%) Compliance Audit
13 2 (4.26%) Due Diligence
13 2 (4.26%) Regulatory Compliance
13 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) PHP
1 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) CISM
1 13 (27.66%) CISSP
2 9 (19.15%) GIAC
3 8 (17.02%) CISA
4 3 (6.38%) CCIE
4 3 (6.38%) CCIE Security
4 3 (6.38%) CCNA
4 3 (6.38%) CCSA
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.38%) JNCIA
4 3 (6.38%) SANS
5 2 (4.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) CEH
6 1 (2.13%) ECIH
6 1 (2.13%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Nessus
2 8 (17.02%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (17.02%) OpenVAS
2 8 (17.02%) SCCM
3 5 (10.64%) QRadar
4 1 (2.13%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Splunk
2 8 (17.02%) Acunetix
2 8 (17.02%) CyberArk
2 8 (17.02%) McAfee
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Palo Alto
2 8 (17.02%) Qualys
3 4 (8.51%) LogRhythm
4 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.26%) AlienVault
5 2 (4.26%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.13%) NetWitness
6 1 (2.13%) Rapid7