The median annual salary for a Security Operations Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 618 651
Rank change year-on-year +33 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 31 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.086% 0.065% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.068% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 14
Median salary £52,500 £65,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +31.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.37% -20.00%  

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 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
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 Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Croydon - 1 - -
Security Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 37 (90.24%) SIEM
3 25 (60.98%) Firewall
4 24 (58.54%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (53.66%) Security Operations Centre
6 17 (41.46%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (41.46%) ITIL
7 14 (34.15%) Analytics
8 13 (31.71%) Network Security
8 13 (31.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 12 (29.27%) Cisco
9 12 (29.27%) Juniper
9 12 (29.27%) CheckPoint
10 11 (26.83%) Threat Intelligence
11 10 (24.39%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (21.95%) Information Security
13 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
13 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (17.07%) LogRhythm
14 7 (17.07%) ITIL V3
14 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (17.07%) Malware Analysis
14 7 (17.07%) CISSP
14 7 (17.07%) Service Management
14 7 (17.07%) Windows
15 6 (14.63%) CISM
15 6 (14.63%) Change Management
15 6 (14.63%) GCIA
15 6 (14.63%) GSEC
15 6 (14.63%) GCIH

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (60.98%) Firewall
2 13 (31.71%) Network Security
3 5 (12.20%) LAN
3 5 (12.20%) WAN
4 4 (9.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) VoIP
6 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (12.20%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (53.66%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (7.32%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
4 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 37 (90.24%) SIEM
3 24 (58.54%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (41.46%) ITIL
4 17 (41.46%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (34.15%) Analytics
6 13 (31.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 11 (26.83%) Threat Intelligence
8 10 (24.39%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (21.95%) Information Security
10 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
11 7 (17.07%) ITIL V3
11 7 (17.07%) Malware Analysis
11 7 (17.07%) Service Management
12 6 (14.63%) Change Management
12 6 (14.63%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 6 (14.63%) Data Loss Prevention
12 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
13 5 (12.20%) Information Management
13 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C#
1 1 (2.44%) Java
1 1 (2.44%) PHP
1 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) CISSP
2 6 (14.63%) CISM
2 6 (14.63%) CREST Certified
2 6 (14.63%) GCED
2 6 (14.63%) GCFA
2 6 (14.63%) GCIA
2 6 (14.63%) GCIH
2 6 (14.63%) GIAC
2 6 (14.63%) GSEC
2 6 (14.63%) SANS
2 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CGEIT
3 1 (2.44%) CISA
3 1 (2.44%) CRISC
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) ProxySG
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Kibana
1 2 (4.88%) logstash
2 1 (2.44%) RSA Archer
2 1 (2.44%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) CheckPoint
1 12 (29.27%) Cisco
1 12 (29.27%) Juniper
2 7 (17.07%) LogRhythm
3 6 (14.63%) ArcSight
4 5 (12.20%) Blue Coat
4 5 (12.20%) Palo Alto
5 3 (7.32%) Qualys
6 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) NetWitness
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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