Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 120 139
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 13 33 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.59% 1.44% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.50% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 47
Reading median annual salary £36,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% -3.41% -2.22%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £53,250 £52,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,152 2,198 3,334
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.20% 96.07% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,834 1,817 2,544
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 Reading region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Network Security
2 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
2 6 (46.15%) IP Telephony
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
3 4 (30.77%) Android
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
3 4 (30.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) GDPR
3 4 (30.77%) PSD2
4 3 (23.08%) Server Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
4 3 (23.08%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) Software Licensing
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) Handset
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Firmware

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Network Security
2 6 (46.15%) IP Telephony
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Android
1 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Server Management
3 3 (23.08%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Software Licensing
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Data Security
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) GDPR
2 4 (30.77%) PSD2
3 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Sage