Period
to 10 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £46,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 350 499 495
Rank change year-on-year +149 -4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 23 36 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 65
Median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 12,958 25,775 29,836
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.56% 96.37% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10,536 21,061 24,872
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Information Security Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Security Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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 10 July 2020. 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
Thames Valley +96 7 £52,500 +5.00%
Surrey +78 6 £52,500 +16.67%
East Sussex - 6 £43,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +48 5 £52,500 -19.23%
Hampshire +79 4 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Berkshire +82 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Information Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, Information 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 South East region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (60.87%) Risk Management
3 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (30.43%) CISSP
6 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Analytics
6 6 (26.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 6 (26.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (26.09%) SIEM
6 6 (26.09%) Secure Coding
6 6 (26.09%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 6 (26.09%) Threat Detection
6 6 (26.09%) Cyber Defence
6 6 (26.09%) Threat Intelligence
6 6 (26.09%) Principle of Least Privilege
6 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (21.74%) Security Operations
7 5 (21.74%) Threat Management
7 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
7 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
7 5 (21.74%) Firewall
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
8 4 (17.39%) GIAC
8 4 (17.39%) AWS
8 4 (17.39%) JIRA
8 4 (17.39%) Qualys

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) AWS
1 4 (17.39%) IaaS
1 4 (17.39%) PaaS
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Cyber Defence
1 6 (26.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Cloud Native
2 4 (17.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) iPhone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (60.87%) Risk Management
3 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Analytics
5 6 (26.09%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 6 (26.09%) Principle of Least Privilege
5 6 (26.09%) Secure Coding
5 6 (26.09%) SIEM
5 6 (26.09%) Threat Detection
5 6 (26.09%) Threat Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
6 5 (21.74%) Security Operations
6 5 (21.74%) Threat Management
7 4 (17.39%) Information Security Governance
7 4 (17.39%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) GIAC
3 3 (13.04%) CISA
4 2 (8.70%) CGEIT
4 2 (8.70%) CRISC
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (17.39%) GDPR
4 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nessus
2 2 (8.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Qualys