Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Security Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

IT Security Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 502 540 620
Rank change year-on-year +38 +80 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 57 58 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.16% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 44 48 32
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +48.15% -20.59%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £65,375 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +11.76%

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 29566 34125 41527
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28612 34601
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 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Analyst in the South East

IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IT Security Analyst in the South East

IT Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Analyst in the South East

IT 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 IT Security Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 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 +24 24 £47,500 -9.52%
Thames Valley +30 10 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Kent +8 10 £37,500 -25.00%
Hampshire - 8 £66,000 -
Buckinghamshire +20 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Berkshire +38 4 £47,500 -24.00% 1
East Sussex -6 4 £55,000 +12.82%
Middlesex - 1 £47,500 -
IT Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT 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 IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 48 (84.21%) Information Security
2 40 (70.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (61.40%) PCI DSS
4 28 (49.12%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (49.12%) CISSP
4 28 (49.12%) GDPR
5 26 (45.61%) Risk Management
6 25 (43.86%) Penetration Testing
7 23 (40.35%) ITIL
7 23 (40.35%) SIEM
8 21 (36.84%) Firewall
9 19 (33.33%) Management Information System
10 18 (31.58%) Data Security
10 18 (31.58%) Data Protection
11 16 (28.07%) Data Protection Act
12 15 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (24.56%) Threat Modelling
13 14 (24.56%) Security Operations
14 13 (22.81%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (22.81%) Degree
14 13 (22.81%) Information Management
14 13 (22.81%) CISM
15 12 (21.05%) COBIT
16 11 (19.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 10 (17.54%) Statistical Analysis
17 10 (17.54%) Windows
17 10 (17.54%) Linux
18 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (14.04%) Cyberthreat
18 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP

IT 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:

Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) Firewall
2 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.02%) Internet
3 4 (7.02%) LAN
3 4 (7.02%) VLAN
3 4 (7.02%) VPN
3 4 (7.02%) WAN
4 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Burp Suite
1 2 (3.51%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
1 6 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.51%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 16 (28.07%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.04%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) PKI
6 2 (3.51%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.75%) PMI
7 1 (1.75%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Linux
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.51%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) Information Security
2 28 (49.12%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (45.61%) Risk Management
4 25 (43.86%) Penetration Testing
5 23 (40.35%) ITIL
5 23 (40.35%) SIEM
6 18 (31.58%) Data Protection
6 18 (31.58%) Data Security
7 15 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (24.56%) Security Operations
8 14 (24.56%) Threat Modelling
9 13 (22.81%) Information Management
9 13 (22.81%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (19.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 10 (17.54%) Statistical Analysis
12 7 (12.28%) Security Architecture
12 7 (12.28%) Technical Analysis
13 6 (10.53%) Digital Forensics
13 6 (10.53%) DRM
13 6 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Perl
2 2 (3.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) CISSP
2 13 (22.81%) CISM
2 13 (22.81%) Degree
3 7 (12.28%) CRISC
4 6 (10.53%) CGEIT
5 4 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.75%) CASP
6 1 (1.75%) CEH
6 1 (1.75%) CISA
6 1 (1.75%) MCSE
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (70.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (61.40%) PCI DSS
3 28 (49.12%) GDPR
4 12 (21.05%) COBIT
5 6 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (7.02%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (3.51%) SLA
8 1 (1.75%) ISO 22301
8 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (3.51%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) CA
2 1 (1.75%) CyberArk
2 1 (1.75%) Cylance
2 1 (1.75%) F5
2 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
2 1 (1.75%) LogRhythm