The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Security Analyst
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 116 124
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 8 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.62% 0.95% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.98% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 13
Median salary £42,500 £48,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.82% -15.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £52,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1257 1733 2170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.99% 96.49% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 1375 1634
Median salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Reading

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Reading

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Reading over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Reading region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) German Language
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) F5
4 4 (40.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (30.00%) Crossbeam
5 3 (30.00%) Digital Economy
5 3 (30.00%) French Language
5 3 (30.00%) Sourcefire
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) CISSP
6 2 (20.00%) CEH
6 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (20.00%) SIEM
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (40.00%) German Language
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Economy
2 3 (30.00%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (10.00%) Threat Detection
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CEH
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 22301
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) F5
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
1 4 (40.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (30.00%) Crossbeam
2 3 (30.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
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