Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Analyst was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 718 801 749
Rank change year-on-year +83 -52 +123
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 97 46 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.062% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.065% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 70 45 97
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,125 £70,750 £81,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +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 64,796 70,353 74,033
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.30% 94.62% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,941 55,043 64,135
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,657 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -27 13 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Senior Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 71 (73.20%) Information Security
2 47 (48.45%) Firewall
3 38 (39.18%) Security Operations
4 29 (29.90%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (28.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (25.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 23 (23.71%) Patch Management
8 22 (22.68%) Network Security
9 21 (21.65%) Legal
9 21 (21.65%) Vulnerability Management
10 20 (20.62%) SIEM
10 20 (20.62%) Security Operations Centre
10 20 (20.62%) Unix
10 20 (20.62%) Incident Management
11 19 (19.59%) CISSP
11 19 (19.59%) Privileged Access Management
12 18 (18.56%) Antivirus Management
12 18 (18.56%) Mentoring
12 18 (18.56%) Intrusion Detection
13 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
13 16 (16.49%) TCP/IP
13 16 (16.49%) CISM
14 15 (15.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (15.46%) Windows
14 15 (15.46%) Threat Intelligence
15 13 (13.40%) CISA
15 13 (13.40%) Banking
16 11 (11.34%) SANS
17 10 (10.31%) Splunk
17 10 (10.31%) CEH

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 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (48.45%) Firewall
2 22 (22.68%) Network Security
3 18 (18.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (16.49%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.22%) LAN
5 7 (7.22%) WAN
6 6 (6.19%) SSL
6 6 (6.19%) VPN
7 5 (5.15%) VoIP
8 4 (4.12%) IPsec
9 3 (3.09%) DNS
9 3 (3.09%) HTTP
9 3 (3.09%) Internet
10 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.06%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (2.06%) IPv4
10 2 (2.06%) IPv6
10 2 (2.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.03%) Big Data
General
1 21 (21.65%) Legal
2 13 (13.40%) Banking
3 10 (10.31%) Finance
4 7 (7.22%) Law
4 7 (7.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.12%) International Banking
5 4 (4.12%) Retail
6 3 (3.09%) French Language
6 3 (3.09%) German Language
6 3 (3.09%) Italian Language
7 2 (2.06%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.06%) SAML
3 1 (1.03%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (10.31%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.25%) Cyberattack
4 5 (5.15%) NHS
5 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.12%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.09%) PKI
7 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.03%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (1.03%) iSeries
8 1 (1.03%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) Unix
2 15 (15.46%) Windows
3 9 (9.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (73.20%) Information Security
2 38 (39.18%) Security Operations
3 29 (29.90%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (25.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 23 (23.71%) Patch Management
6 21 (21.65%) Vulnerability Management
7 20 (20.62%) Incident Management
7 20 (20.62%) SIEM
8 19 (19.59%) Privileged Access Management
9 18 (18.56%) Antivirus Management
9 18 (18.56%) Mentoring
10 15 (15.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (15.46%) Threat Intelligence
11 9 (9.28%) Computer Security
11 9 (9.28%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (9.28%) Threat Detection
11 9 (9.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (9.28%) Web Filtering
12 8 (8.25%) Critical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
1 8 (8.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) Perl
3 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.03%) C
3 1 (1.03%) Java
3 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) CISSP
2 16 (16.49%) CISM
3 13 (13.40%) CISA
4 11 (11.34%) SANS
5 10 (10.31%) CEH
6 9 (9.28%) GCIH
7 8 (8.25%) GIAC
8 7 (7.22%) GCIA
9 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (5.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (5.15%) CREST Certified
10 5 (5.15%) Degree
11 4 (4.12%) CRISC
12 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
13 2 (2.06%) CGEIT
13 2 (2.06%) GSEC
14 1 (1.03%) CCNA
14 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
14 1 (1.03%) ECIH
14 1 (1.03%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (28.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (9.28%) PCI DSS
3 8 (8.25%) GDPR
4 3 (3.09%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (3.09%) FIPS 140-2
5 2 (2.06%) COBIT
6 1 (1.03%) NIST 800
6 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.03%) Snort
1 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) CSIRT
1 8 (8.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (3.09%) QRadar
3 2 (2.06%) CASB
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.03%) Core Impact
4 1 (1.03%) Nessus
4 1 (1.03%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.03%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.31%) Splunk
3 7 (7.22%) Qualys
3 7 (7.22%) Sun
4 3 (3.09%) Apple
4 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.09%) LogRhythm
4 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds
4 3 (3.09%) WorldPay
5 2 (2.06%) AlgoSec
5 2 (2.06%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco
5 2 (2.06%) F5
5 2 (2.06%) Okta
5 2 (2.06%) OneLogin
5 2 (2.06%) Rapid7
5 2 (2.06%) Tufin
6 1 (1.03%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.03%) IBM
6 1 (1.03%) Intel