Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Operations Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 777 802 856
Rank change year-on-year +25 +54 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 53 49 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.074% 0.067% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.070% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 49 48 42
London median annual salary £50,000 £51,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% -14.58% +9.09%
10th Percentile £39,950 £43,875 £45,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £72,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% -11.63% +13.16%

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 68,269 69,600 79,981
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 95.26% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 55,519 56,535 69,403
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £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 17 July 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 17 July 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 - 7 £47,500 -
North London - 5 £42,500 -
Security Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 51 (96.23%) Security Operations
2 49 (92.45%) Information Security
3 36 (67.92%) Network Security
4 34 (64.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 33 (62.26%) Firewall
6 27 (50.94%) Security Operations Centre
7 23 (43.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (41.51%) Incident Management
9 21 (39.62%) Privileged Access Management
9 21 (39.62%) Mentoring
9 21 (39.62%) Patch Management
10 17 (32.08%) SIEM
11 16 (30.19%) Splunk
12 14 (26.42%) LogRhythm
13 12 (22.64%) Finance
14 11 (20.75%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (20.75%) Cybersecurity
15 9 (16.98%) Malware Analysis
15 9 (16.98%) Windows
15 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
16 8 (15.09%) Change Management
16 8 (15.09%) Ethical Hacking
16 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (15.09%) Data Loss Prevention
17 7 (13.21%) QRadar
17 7 (13.21%) Unix
18 6 (11.32%) Penetration Testing
18 6 (11.32%) Degree
18 6 (11.32%) SANS
19 5 (9.43%) Due Diligence

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 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (67.92%) Network Security
2 33 (62.26%) Firewall
3 11 (20.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.89%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Big Data
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.94%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Unix
3 5 (9.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (96.23%) Security Operations
2 49 (92.45%) Information Security
3 34 (64.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 22 (41.51%) Incident Management
5 21 (39.62%) Mentoring
5 21 (39.62%) Patch Management
5 21 (39.62%) Privileged Access Management
6 17 (32.08%) SIEM
7 11 (20.75%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (16.98%) Malware Analysis
9 8 (15.09%) Change Management
9 8 (15.09%) Data Loss Prevention
9 8 (15.09%) Ethical Hacking
10 6 (11.32%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Due Diligence
12 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.55%) Vulnerability Management
13 3 (5.66%) Threat Analysis
14 2 (3.77%) Regulatory Compliance
14 2 (3.77%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.77%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
1 6 (11.32%) SANS
2 2 (3.77%) CISM
2 2 (3.77%) CISSP
3 1 (1.89%) CEH
3 1 (1.89%) CISA
3 1 (1.89%) CRISC
3 1 (1.89%) ECIH
3 1 (1.89%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (43.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Splunk
2 14 (26.42%) LogRhythm
3 5 (9.43%) ArcSight
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) AlienVault
5 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.89%) Rapid7