Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 700 800 742
Rank change year-on-year +100 -58 +131
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 87 50 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.067% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.071% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 53 44 88
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% -11.54% +19.40%

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 63,449 70,382 71,081
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.77% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 52,082 55,791 61,160
London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +4 12 £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 11 December 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 70 (80.46%) Information Security
2 45 (51.72%) Firewall
3 34 (39.08%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (34.48%) Unix
5 28 (32.18%) Legal
5 28 (32.18%) Security Operations
6 27 (31.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 25 (28.74%) Vulnerability Management
8 24 (27.59%) Windows
8 24 (27.59%) CISSP
9 23 (26.44%) TCP/IP
9 23 (26.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 19 (21.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 19 (21.84%) Network Security
10 19 (21.84%) CEH
11 18 (20.69%) CISM
11 18 (20.69%) Patch Management
11 18 (20.69%) SANS
12 17 (19.54%) Forensic Analysis
12 17 (19.54%) GCIA
12 17 (19.54%) GIAC
13 16 (18.39%) GCIH
13 16 (18.39%) Linux
13 16 (18.39%) PowerShell
13 16 (18.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 16 (18.39%) Threat Detection
14 15 (17.24%) CSIRT
14 15 (17.24%) Strategic Thinking
14 15 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (17.24%) Critical Thinking

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (51.72%) Firewall
2 27 (31.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (26.44%) TCP/IP
4 19 (21.84%) Network Security
5 7 (8.05%) LAN
5 7 (8.05%) WAN
6 5 (5.75%) Internet
6 5 (5.75%) VoIP
6 5 (5.75%) VPN
7 3 (3.45%) HTTP
7 3 (3.45%) IPsec
7 3 (3.45%) SSL
8 2 (2.30%) BGP
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (2.30%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.30%) OSPF
8 2 (2.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.15%) Big Data
General
1 28 (32.18%) Legal
2 11 (12.64%) Banking
3 8 (9.20%) Finance
4 7 (8.05%) Law
4 7 (8.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (5.75%) Retail
6 4 (4.60%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.15%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Security Operations Centre
2 11 (12.64%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.20%) Cyberattack
4 5 (5.75%) NHS
5 4 (4.60%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.45%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.45%) PKI
7 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.15%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.15%) iSeries
8 1 (1.15%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.48%) Unix
2 24 (27.59%) Windows
3 16 (18.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (80.46%) Information Security
2 34 (39.08%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (32.18%) Security Operations
4 25 (28.74%) Vulnerability Management
5 19 (21.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 18 (20.69%) Patch Management
7 17 (19.54%) Forensic Analysis
8 16 (18.39%) Threat Detection
9 15 (17.24%) Computer Forensics
9 15 (17.24%) Computer Security
9 15 (17.24%) Critical Thinking
9 15 (17.24%) E-Discovery
9 15 (17.24%) Network Design
9 15 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (17.24%) Strategic Thinking
10 12 (13.79%) Incident Management
10 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
10 12 (13.79%) Privileged Access Management
11 11 (12.64%) Antivirus Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.39%) PowerShell
2 15 (17.24%) SQL
3 1 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) CISSP
2 19 (21.84%) CEH
3 18 (20.69%) CISM
3 18 (20.69%) SANS
4 17 (19.54%) GCIA
4 17 (19.54%) GIAC
5 16 (18.39%) GCIH
6 14 (16.09%) CISA
7 6 (6.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.90%) CRISC
8 5 (5.75%) CREST Certified
9 3 (3.45%) CGEIT
9 3 (3.45%) GSEC
9 3 (3.45%) SSCP
10 2 (2.30%) GPEN
11 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (1.15%) Degree
11 1 (1.15%) ECIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (26.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.49%) GDPR
2 10 (11.49%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (3.45%) FIPS 140-2
5 2 (2.30%) COBIT
6 1 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.15%) Snort
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 15 (17.24%) CSIRT
3 3 (3.45%) Nessus
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.15%) Core Impact
5 1 (1.15%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.15%) OpenVAS
5 1 (1.15%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Sun
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Qualys
3 5 (5.75%) Splunk
4 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.45%) Apple
5 3 (3.45%) Cisco
5 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.45%) WorldPay
6 2 (2.30%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.30%) F5
7 1 (1.15%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.15%) Aveksa
7 1 (1.15%) Bomgar
7 1 (1.15%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.15%) Darktrace
7 1 (1.15%) IBM
7 1 (1.15%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle
7 1 (1.15%) Palo Alto