Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Analyst was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 721 764 775
Rank change year-on-year +43 +11 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 94 45 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.066% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.069% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 77 40 106
London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% +7.76%
10th Percentile £47,500 £44,375 £49,375
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,625 £80,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 66,873 65,388 79,208
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 95.80% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 54,694 54,747 68,553
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
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%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +2 23 £80,000 +77.78%
South London - 1 - -
Senior Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 (74.47%) Information Security
2 58 (61.70%) Firewall
3 37 (39.36%) CISSP
4 36 (38.30%) Cybersecurity
5 32 (34.04%) SIEM
6 31 (32.98%) Risk Management
6 31 (32.98%) Incident Management
7 30 (31.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 29 (30.85%) Finance
8 29 (30.85%) Security Operations
9 27 (28.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 27 (28.72%) Network Security
10 25 (26.60%) Vulnerability Management
10 25 (26.60%) Windows
11 21 (22.34%) Security Architecture
12 19 (20.21%) Mentoring
12 19 (20.21%) Patch Management
12 19 (20.21%) Security Operations Centre
12 19 (20.21%) Threat Intelligence
13 18 (19.15%) Privileged Access Management
14 17 (18.09%) TCP/IP
14 17 (18.09%) Management Information System
15 16 (17.02%) CISM
15 16 (17.02%) COBIT
16 15 (15.96%) GDPR
17 14 (14.89%) Splunk
18 13 (13.83%) Configuration Management
18 13 (13.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 13 (13.83%) PCI DSS
19 12 (12.77%) HTTP

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 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.32%) SaaS
4 4 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 58 (61.70%) Firewall
2 27 (28.72%) Network Security
3 17 (18.09%) TCP/IP
4 12 (12.77%) HTTP
5 9 (9.57%) WAN
6 8 (8.51%) DNS
6 8 (8.51%) SMTP
7 6 (6.38%) SSH
7 6 (6.38%) SSL
8 4 (4.26%) IPv4
8 4 (4.26%) IPv6
9 3 (3.19%) LAN
9 3 (3.19%) VPN
10 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.13%) DMZ
10 2 (2.13%) FTP
10 2 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.13%) MPLS
10 2 (2.13%) VLAN
10 2 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
General
1 29 (30.85%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Games
2 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.32%) Retail
4 4 (4.26%) Back Office
5 3 (3.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Security Operations Centre
2 17 (18.09%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.32%) Fintech
6 4 (4.26%) BYOD
6 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.13%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (1.06%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.06%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.60%) Windows
2 10 (10.64%) Linux
3 3 (3.19%) Solaris
3 3 (3.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (74.47%) Information Security
2 36 (38.30%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (34.04%) SIEM
4 31 (32.98%) Incident Management
4 31 (32.98%) Risk Management
5 29 (30.85%) Security Operations
6 27 (28.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 25 (26.60%) Vulnerability Management
8 21 (22.34%) Security Architecture
9 19 (20.21%) Mentoring
9 19 (20.21%) Patch Management
9 19 (20.21%) Threat Intelligence
10 18 (19.15%) Privileged Access Management
11 13 (13.83%) Configuration Management
11 13 (13.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 11 (11.70%) Security Testing
13 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (8.51%) OWASP
14 7 (7.45%) Change Control
15 6 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.57%) PowerShell
1 9 (9.57%) Python
2 5 (5.32%) C
3 3 (3.19%) Java
4 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.13%) Perl
4 2 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (39.36%) CISSP
2 16 (17.02%) CISM
3 10 (10.64%) Degree
4 9 (9.57%) CISA
5 7 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.45%) GCIH
6 6 (6.38%) CRISC
7 5 (5.32%) CEH
7 5 (5.32%) GCIA
7 5 (5.32%) GIAC
8 4 (4.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (4.26%) CCSP
9 3 (3.19%) CCNA
10 2 (2.13%) CREST Certified
10 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.13%) GCFA
10 2 (2.13%) Master's Degree
10 2 (2.13%) SANS
10 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.06%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (31.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (17.02%) COBIT
3 15 (15.96%) GDPR
4 13 (13.83%) PCI DSS
5 8 (8.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (5.32%) BS7799
7 3 (3.19%) NIST 800
8 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) Nessus
2 9 (9.57%) QRadar
3 6 (6.38%) CSIRT
4 4 (4.26%) CASB
5 3 (3.19%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Splunk
2 11 (11.70%) Qualys
3 5 (5.32%) Rapid7
4 4 (4.26%) AlgoSec
4 4 (4.26%) BeyondTrust
4 4 (4.26%) LogRhythm
4 4 (4.26%) Okta
4 4 (4.26%) OneLogin
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle
4 4 (4.26%) Tufin
5 3 (3.19%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.19%) F5
5 3 (3.19%) Remedy
6 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco
6 2 (2.13%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.13%) McAfee
6 2 (2.13%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.13%) Symantec
6 2 (2.13%) WorldPay