Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Operations Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 783 774 841
Rank change year-on-year -9 +67 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 61 70 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.081% 0.092% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.096% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 59 62 63
London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% -11.54% +36.84%
10th Percentile £42,500 £34,000 £36,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £67,375 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +19.32% -12.00% +5.26%

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 70770 72897 85692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55623 62964 72725
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +20 6 £45,000 -
South London +5 1 - -
East London - 1 £47,500 -
Security Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 56 (91.80%) Security Operations
2 50 (81.97%) SIEM
3 42 (68.85%) Firewall
4 35 (57.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 33 (54.10%) Information Security
6 30 (49.18%) Cybersecurity
7 29 (47.54%) Vulnerability Management
8 28 (45.90%) Linux
9 27 (44.26%) CISSP
10 25 (40.98%) Windows
10 25 (40.98%) ITIL
11 24 (39.34%) CISM
11 24 (39.34%) Banking
12 22 (36.07%) Penetration Testing
12 22 (36.07%) Security Operations Centre
13 20 (32.79%) Incident Management
13 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
14 19 (31.15%) Palo Alto
15 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
16 17 (27.87%) Data Loss Prevention
17 16 (26.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (26.23%) CheckPoint
17 16 (26.23%) Cisco
18 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
18 15 (24.59%) Security Architecture
19 14 (22.95%) Data Protection Act
19 14 (22.95%) Data Protection
19 14 (22.95%) Juniper
19 14 (22.95%) DRM

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 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (68.85%) Firewall
2 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
3 12 (19.67%) Network Security
4 7 (11.48%) LAN
4 7 (11.48%) WAN
5 6 (9.84%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (6.56%) VoIP
7 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) MySQL
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (39.34%) Banking
2 9 (14.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Law
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Security Operations Centre
2 14 (22.95%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.28%) Fintech
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Linux
2 25 (40.98%) Windows
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.48%) Unix
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (91.80%) Security Operations
2 50 (81.97%) SIEM
3 35 (57.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 33 (54.10%) Information Security
5 30 (49.18%) Cybersecurity
6 29 (47.54%) Vulnerability Management
7 25 (40.98%) ITIL
8 22 (36.07%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (32.79%) Incident Management
10 17 (27.87%) Data Loss Prevention
11 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (24.59%) Security Architecture
13 14 (22.95%) Data Protection
13 14 (22.95%) DRM
14 12 (19.67%) Analytics
14 12 (19.67%) Threat Intelligence
15 9 (14.75%) Change Management
15 9 (14.75%) Problem Management
16 7 (11.48%) Information Management
16 7 (11.48%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) PHP
2 2 (3.28%) C#
2 2 (3.28%) Java
2 2 (3.28%) Python
2 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) CISSP
2 24 (39.34%) CISM
3 14 (22.95%) GIAC
4 8 (13.11%) CISA
5 7 (11.48%) GCIH
6 6 (9.84%) GCIA
6 6 (9.84%) SANS
7 5 (8.20%) CREST Certified
7 5 (8.20%) GCFA
8 3 (4.92%) GCED
8 3 (4.92%) GSEC
9 2 (3.28%) CCIE
9 2 (3.28%) CCIE Security
9 2 (3.28%) CCNA
9 2 (3.28%) CCSA
9 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.28%) GREM
9 2 (3.28%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (22.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.64%) COBIT
3 1 (1.64%) NIST 800
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) ProxySG
3 3 (4.92%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Nessus
2 10 (16.39%) SCCM
3 6 (9.84%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (9.84%) OpenVAS
4 3 (4.92%) QRadar
4 3 (4.92%) WSUS
5 2 (3.28%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.64%) CSIRT
6 1 (1.64%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Palo Alto
2 16 (26.23%) CheckPoint
2 16 (26.23%) Cisco
3 14 (22.95%) Juniper
4 9 (14.75%) McAfee
4 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.75%) Splunk
5 7 (11.48%) ArcSight
5 7 (11.48%) Blue Coat
5 7 (11.48%) Darktrace
5 7 (11.48%) Qualys
6 6 (9.84%) Acunetix
6 6 (9.84%) CyberArk
7 5 (8.20%) LogRhythm
8 3 (4.92%) Cylance
8 3 (4.92%) VMware
9 2 (3.28%) AppSense
9 2 (3.28%) Brocade
9 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow