Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 731 841
Rank change year-on-year -61 +110 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 48 119 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.064% 0.16% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.16% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 43 105 60
London median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £46,750 £57,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £81,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £56,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.85% +18.18% -

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 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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 +2 8 £62,500 -3.85% 1
Senior Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior Security 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 Senior Security Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (60.42%) SIEM
3 27 (56.25%) Information Security
4 23 (47.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 18 (37.50%) CISSP
5 18 (37.50%) Network Security
6 17 (35.42%) Management Information System
7 16 (33.33%) Firewall
7 16 (33.33%) WAN
7 16 (33.33%) Qualys
7 16 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (33.33%) Security Operations
8 12 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
9 11 (22.92%) Nessus
9 11 (22.92%) ITIL
10 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
10 10 (20.83%) Cisco
10 10 (20.83%) Finance
10 10 (20.83%) Analytics
11 9 (18.75%) Change Control
11 9 (18.75%) Malware Analysis
11 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
11 9 (18.75%) GCIA
11 9 (18.75%) GCIH
11 9 (18.75%) COBIT
12 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
12 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 8 (16.67%) SSH
12 8 (16.67%) SMTP

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 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) Network Security
2 16 (33.33%) Firewall
2 16 (33.33%) WAN
3 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.67%) HTTP
4 8 (16.67%) LAN
4 8 (16.67%) SMTP
4 8 (16.67%) SSH
5 7 (14.58%) VPN
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (12.50%) MPLS
6 6 (12.50%) VLAN
6 6 (12.50%) WLAN
7 2 (4.17%) SAN
8 1 (2.08%) Internet
8 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Law
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) International Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Fintech
5 1 (2.08%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Unix
4 2 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) Android
5 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (60.42%) SIEM
3 27 (56.25%) Information Security
4 23 (47.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 16 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 16 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 16 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
7 11 (22.92%) ITIL
8 10 (20.83%) Analytics
9 9 (18.75%) Change Control
9 9 (18.75%) Malware Analysis
10 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 7 (14.58%) Security Monitoring
11 7 (14.58%) Service Management
12 6 (12.50%) Behavioural Analytics
12 6 (12.50%) ITIL V3
12 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) C
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) CISSP
2 9 (18.75%) GCIA
2 9 (18.75%) GCIH
3 8 (16.67%) GIAC
4 7 (14.58%) CISM
4 7 (14.58%) GCED
5 6 (12.50%) CREST Certified
5 6 (12.50%) GCFA
5 6 (12.50%) GSEC
5 6 (12.50%) SANS
6 4 (8.33%) Degree
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.17%) CCNA
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.08%) CCIE
8 1 (2.08%) CISA
8 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.08%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) COBIT
2 4 (8.33%) GDPR
3 3 (6.25%) SLA
4 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Nessus
2 4 (8.33%) CSIRT
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (4.17%) QRadar
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Qualys
2 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
2 10 (20.83%) Cisco
3 6 (12.50%) F5
3 6 (12.50%) Riverbed
4 4 (8.33%) ArcSight
4 4 (8.33%) Darktrace
4 4 (8.33%) HP
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 4 (8.33%) Splunk
5 3 (6.25%) Intel
5 3 (6.25%) Sun
6 2 (4.17%) BeyondTrust
6 2 (4.17%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.08%) AlienVault
7 1 (2.08%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) McAfee