Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 147 155
Rank change year-on-year +16 +8 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 14 12 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.59% 0.48% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.50% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 36
Reading median annual salary £36,000 £40,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.66% -14.21% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,700 £30,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,125 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £39,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.25% -21.00% -

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 2,323 2,414 3,603
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.28% 97.30% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,971 1,933 2,885
Reading median annual salary £48,500 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.19% -6.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 (50.00%) Network Security
2 6 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Information Security
3 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 3 (21.43%) Software Licensing
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 3 (21.43%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
5 3 (21.43%) SIEM
5 3 (21.43%) Android
5 3 (21.43%) GDPR
5 3 (21.43%) PSD2
5 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Network Security
2 6 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Ajax
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) Laravel
1 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (7.14%) Memcached
1 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Handset
1 3 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) SIEM
3 3 (21.43%) Software Licensing
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.14%) Forensic Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
5 1 (7.14%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) GCIH
2 1 (7.14%) GIAC
2 1 (7.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) GDPR
2 3 (21.43%) PSD2
3 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kibana
1 1 (7.14%) logstash
1 1 (7.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
4 1 (7.14%) ForeScout
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Sage
4 1 (7.14%) SAP