Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Information Security Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 477 525 567
Rank change year-on-year +48 +42 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 75 62 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 56 51 74
South East median annual salary £50,000 £53,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.54% +25.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £41,875 £46,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Analyst in the South East

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Information Security Analyst in the South East

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Analyst in the South East

Information Security Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Surrey +54 43 £47,500 -6.86% 2
Thames Valley +13 18 £55,000 - 3
Berkshire +21 16 £55,000 -8.33% 1
West Sussex +3 8 £45,750 -8.50%
Kent +18 3 £45,000 -35.71%
Oxfordshire +5 2 £34,492 -37.29%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Information Security Analyst
England

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Information 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 South East region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) Information Security
2 63 (84.00%) CISSP
3 55 (73.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (61.33%) GIAC
5 43 (57.33%) CISM
6 41 (54.67%) Finance
7 40 (53.33%) Network Security
8 39 (52.00%) Firewall
9 37 (49.33%) Security Management
9 37 (49.33%) Penetration Testing
10 36 (48.00%) Information Security Management
11 35 (46.67%) Risk Assessment
12 33 (44.00%) Risk Analysis
13 32 (42.67%) CRISC
14 31 (41.33%) Management Information System
15 29 (38.67%) Active Directory
15 29 (38.67%) Process Improvement
16 27 (36.00%) Strategic Planning
17 20 (26.67%) IT Governance
18 17 (22.67%) Security Architecture
18 17 (22.67%) Security Operations
19 15 (20.00%) PCI DSS
20 14 (18.67%) Threat Intelligence
20 14 (18.67%) CEH
20 14 (18.67%) SSCP
21 13 (17.33%) Network Monitoring
22 11 (14.67%) Data Loss Prevention
23 7 (9.33%) ITIL
24 6 (8.00%) ISMS
24 6 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (53.33%) Network Security
2 39 (52.00%) Firewall
3 5 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (1.33%) Wireless
General
1 41 (54.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Electronics
2 1 (1.33%) Legal
2 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.33%) Marketing
2 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (41.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) CESG
3 1 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Information Security
2 37 (49.33%) Penetration Testing
2 37 (49.33%) Security Management
3 36 (48.00%) Information Security Management
4 35 (46.67%) Risk Assessment
5 33 (44.00%) Risk Analysis
6 29 (38.67%) Process Improvement
7 27 (36.00%) Strategic Planning
8 20 (26.67%) IT Governance
9 17 (22.67%) Security Architecture
9 17 (22.67%) Security Operations
10 14 (18.67%) Threat Intelligence
11 13 (17.33%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (14.67%) Data Loss Prevention
13 7 (9.33%) ITIL
14 6 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
14 6 (8.00%) ISMS
15 5 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
15 5 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
16 4 (5.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 63 (84.00%) CISSP
2 46 (61.33%) GIAC
3 43 (57.33%) CISM
4 32 (42.67%) CRISC
5 14 (18.67%) CEH
5 14 (18.67%) SSCP
6 5 (6.67%) CISA
6 5 (6.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.67%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.33%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.33%) SANS
9 1 (1.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (73.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (6.67%) GDPR
5 4 (5.33%) COBIT
6 3 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (2.67%) ISO 9000
7 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.33%) HIPAA
8 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (1.33%) PSD2
8 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (38.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (1.33%) AlienVault
1 1 (1.33%) Google
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.33%) SAP
1 1 (1.33%) Splunk