Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Analyst was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Security Analyst
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 714 803 754
Rank change year-on-year +89 -49 +117
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 103 57 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.077% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.081% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 78 54 105
London median annual salary £63,750 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,625 £51,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £81,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +9.09%

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 66,258 70,340 78,052
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.00% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 53,794 55,800 67,816
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Analyst in London

Senior Security Analyst
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst in London.

Salary trend for Senior Security Analyst in London

Senior Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst in London over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Analyst in London

Senior Security 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 Senior Security Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 15 August 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 -10 17 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Senior Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, Senior Security 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 Senior Security Analyst in the job title.

1 72 (69.90%) Information Security
2 51 (49.51%) Firewall
3 41 (39.81%) Security Operations
4 35 (33.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (26.21%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (26.21%) Network Security
6 26 (25.24%) SIEM
6 26 (25.24%) Patch Management
7 24 (23.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 23 (22.33%) Security Operations Centre
8 23 (22.33%) Incident Management
9 22 (21.36%) Privileged Access Management
9 22 (21.36%) Mentoring
10 21 (20.39%) Antivirus Management
11 20 (19.42%) Threat Intelligence
11 20 (19.42%) CISSP
12 19 (18.45%) Risk Management
12 19 (18.45%) Finance
13 17 (16.50%) CISM
14 14 (13.59%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (12.62%) PCI DSS
15 13 (12.62%) CISA
15 13 (12.62%) Windows
16 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
16 12 (11.65%) TCP/IP
16 12 (11.65%) Legal
16 12 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (11.65%) Security Architecture
17 11 (10.68%) Splunk
18 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure

Senior Security 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:

Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.85%) SaaS
3 4 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 51 (49.51%) Firewall
2 27 (26.21%) Network Security
3 12 (11.65%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.80%) DNS
4 7 (6.80%) LAN
4 7 (6.80%) SSL
4 7 (6.80%) WAN
5 6 (5.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (5.83%) VPN
6 5 (4.85%) VoIP
7 4 (3.88%) HTTP
7 4 (3.88%) IPv4
7 4 (3.88%) IPv6
8 2 (1.94%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.94%) VPLS
8 2 (1.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.97%) Big Data
General
1 19 (18.45%) Finance
2 12 (11.65%) Legal
3 8 (7.77%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.83%) Games
4 6 (5.83%) Law
5 5 (4.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.91%) French Language
6 3 (2.91%) German Language
6 3 (2.91%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.91%) Retail
7 2 (1.94%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) SAML
2 1 (0.97%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) Cyberattack
3 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.85%) Fintech
4 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.85%) NHS
5 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.94%) BYOD
6 2 (1.94%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (1.94%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.97%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.97%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.97%) iSeries
7 1 (0.97%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Windows
2 10 (9.71%) Unix
3 4 (3.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (69.90%) Information Security
2 41 (39.81%) Security Operations
3 27 (26.21%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (25.24%) Patch Management
4 26 (25.24%) SIEM
5 24 (23.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 23 (22.33%) Incident Management
7 22 (21.36%) Mentoring
7 22 (21.36%) Privileged Access Management
8 21 (20.39%) Antivirus Management
9 20 (19.42%) Threat Intelligence
10 19 (18.45%) Risk Management
11 14 (13.59%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (11.65%) Security Architecture
12 12 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (9.71%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (9.71%) Web Filtering
14 9 (8.74%) OWASP
15 7 (6.80%) Data Protection
15 7 (6.80%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.91%) Java
1 3 (2.91%) Perl
2 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.94%) Python
2 2 (1.94%) SQL
3 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) CISSP
2 17 (16.50%) CISM
3 13 (12.62%) CISA
4 7 (6.80%) Degree
5 6 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (4.85%) CREST Certified
6 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.88%) CRISC
8 3 (2.91%) CEH
8 3 (2.91%) GCIH
9 2 (1.94%) CCSP
9 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.94%) GCFA
9 2 (1.94%) SANS
10 1 (0.97%) CCNA
10 1 (0.97%) GCED
10 1 (0.97%) GCIA
10 1 (0.97%) GIAC
10 1 (0.97%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (33.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (12.62%) PCI DSS
3 8 (7.77%) GDPR
4 7 (6.80%) COBIT
5 6 (5.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (4.85%) BS7799
7 3 (2.91%) NIST 800
8 2 (1.94%) SLA
9 1 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.97%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.97%) Snort
1 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) QRadar
2 4 (3.88%) CASB
3 2 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.94%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.97%) Core Impact
4 1 (0.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.97%) Nessus
4 1 (0.97%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.97%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.68%) Splunk
3 6 (5.83%) Qualys
4 5 (4.85%) LogRhythm
5 4 (3.88%) AlgoSec
5 4 (3.88%) Okta
5 4 (3.88%) OneLogin
5 4 (3.88%) Rapid7
5 4 (3.88%) Tufin
6 3 (2.91%) Apple
6 3 (2.91%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.91%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.94%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.94%) Cisco
7 2 (1.94%) F5
7 2 (1.94%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.94%) McAfee
7 2 (1.94%) Symantec
7 2 (1.94%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.97%) Bomgar