Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Operations Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 759 788 792
Rank change year-on-year +29 +4 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 48 58 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.071% 0.078% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.083% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 43 56 61
London median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% -10.42% +3.45%
10th Percentile £37,750 £45,625 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,625 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -10.00%

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 64,832 70,220 73,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.27% 94.63% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,983 54,927 63,458
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,249 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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
North London - 3 £42,500 -
Central London -24 1 £33,250 -33.50% 1
Security Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 48 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 47 (97.92%) Information Security
3 30 (62.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 30 (62.50%) Network Security
4 27 (56.25%) Firewall
5 23 (47.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (45.83%) Incident Management
6 22 (45.83%) Patch Management
6 22 (45.83%) Security Operations Centre
7 18 (37.50%) Mentoring
7 18 (37.50%) Privileged Access Management
7 18 (37.50%) Antivirus Management
8 14 (29.17%) SIEM
9 12 (25.00%) Splunk
9 12 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (22.92%) Unix
10 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
10 11 (22.92%) LogRhythm
11 10 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (20.83%) Finance
12 8 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
12 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 8 (16.67%) Change Management
12 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
12 8 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
13 5 (10.42%) Degree
14 4 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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:

Communications & Networking
1 30 (62.50%) Network Security
2 27 (56.25%) Firewall
3 12 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 47 (97.92%) Information Security
3 30 (62.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 22 (45.83%) Incident Management
4 22 (45.83%) Patch Management
5 18 (37.50%) Antivirus Management
5 18 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 18 (37.50%) Privileged Access Management
6 14 (29.17%) SIEM
7 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (16.67%) Change Management
9 8 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
9 8 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
10 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
10 4 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
11 3 (6.25%) Due Diligence
11 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
12 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) SANS
3 2 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (2.08%) CISA
4 1 (2.08%) CISM
4 1 (2.08%) CRISC
4 1 (2.08%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (47.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.08%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Splunk
2 11 (22.92%) LogRhythm
2 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.08%) Qualys