Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Operations Analyst was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 765 784 844
Rank change year-on-year +19 +60 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 45 41 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.064% 0.058% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.060% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 44 38 58
London median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -20.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,000 £44,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -16.67% +13.33%

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 66,742 67,795 82,049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.91% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 54,172 58,051 70,124
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +11 9 £45,000 -16.28%
Security Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 39 (86.67%) Security Operations
2 34 (75.56%) Information Security
3 31 (68.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 28 (62.22%) SIEM
5 27 (60.00%) Linux
6 26 (57.78%) Firewall
7 23 (51.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 22 (48.89%) Incident Management
9 21 (46.67%) CISSP
10 20 (44.44%) CISM
10 20 (44.44%) Banking
11 19 (42.22%) Windows
12 18 (40.00%) Palo Alto
13 17 (37.78%) Nessus
14 15 (33.33%) GIAC
14 15 (33.33%) Privileged Access Management
15 14 (31.11%) Security Operations Centre
15 14 (31.11%) SCCM
16 13 (28.89%) Splunk
16 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
16 13 (28.89%) McAfee
17 12 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
17 12 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
18 11 (24.44%) CISA
18 11 (24.44%) Security Monitoring
19 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
19 10 (22.22%) ITIL
19 10 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
19 10 (22.22%) Qualys

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 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (57.78%) Firewall
2 8 (17.78%) Network Security
3 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.67%) LAN
5 3 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) Internet
6 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (44.44%) Banking
2 8 (17.78%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (6.67%) Fintech
4 2 (4.44%) Cyberattack
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Linux
2 19 (42.22%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.56%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Security Operations
2 34 (75.56%) Information Security
3 31 (68.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 28 (62.22%) SIEM
5 23 (51.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 22 (48.89%) Incident Management
7 15 (33.33%) Privileged Access Management
8 12 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (24.44%) Security Monitoring
10 10 (22.22%) ITIL
10 10 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (17.78%) Patch Management
13 7 (15.56%) Analytics
14 6 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
14 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
14 6 (13.33%) DRM
14 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
14 6 (13.33%) Threat Intelligence
15 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PHP
1 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) CISSP
2 20 (44.44%) CISM
3 15 (33.33%) GIAC
4 11 (24.44%) CISA
5 4 (8.89%) GCIA
5 4 (8.89%) GCIH
5 4 (8.89%) SANS
6 3 (6.67%) CCIE
6 3 (6.67%) CCIE Security
6 3 (6.67%) CCNA
6 3 (6.67%) CCSA
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.67%) CREST Certified
6 3 (6.67%) GCFA
6 3 (6.67%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.44%) GREM
8 1 (2.22%) CEH
8 1 (2.22%) Degree
8 1 (2.22%) GCED
8 1 (2.22%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.22%) NIST 800
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) BitLocker
2 3 (6.67%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) Nessus
2 14 (31.11%) SCCM
3 10 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (22.22%) OpenVAS
4 3 (6.67%) QRadar
4 3 (6.67%) WSUS
5 2 (4.44%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (2.22%) CSIRT
6 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Palo Alto
2 13 (28.89%) McAfee
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) Splunk
3 10 (22.22%) Acunetix
3 10 (22.22%) CyberArk
3 10 (22.22%) Qualys
4 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) ArcSight
5 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 3 (6.67%) Cylance
5 3 (6.67%) Darktrace
5 3 (6.67%) Juniper
5 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.44%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.44%) NetWitness
6 2 (4.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.22%) Brocade
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle