The median annual salary for a IT Security Analyst was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 432 439
Rank change year-on-year +63 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 27 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.082% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.085% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 18
Median salary £51,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.58% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,900
% change year-on-year - -3.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14466 18825 20301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12097 16070 16349
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured IT Security Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +54 8 £45,000 +1.12% 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £52,500 - 3
East Sussex - 4 £52,500 -
Berkshire +38 3 £52,500 +72.13%
Kent - 2 £42,500 -
Hampshire +17 1 £62,427 +46.88%
Oxfordshire +3 1 £40,000 -11.11%
IT Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 36 (67.92%) Firewall
2 30 (56.60%) Risk Management
3 29 (54.72%) SIEM
4 23 (43.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 21 (39.62%) Vulnerability Management
6 19 (35.85%) Kalman Filter
6 19 (35.85%) ITIL
7 17 (32.08%) Security Management
8 16 (30.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (30.19%) Network Security
9 15 (28.30%) Quality Management
9 15 (28.30%) Service Management
9 15 (28.30%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (28.30%) Telecoms
10 14 (26.42%) Windows
11 13 (24.53%) Project Management
11 13 (24.53%) CEH
12 12 (22.64%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
13 11 (20.75%) Information Security
14 10 (18.87%) Incident Management
14 10 (18.87%) OSCP
15 9 (16.98%) Security Testing
15 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
15 9 (16.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 9 (16.98%) CESG
16 8 (15.09%) Unix
16 8 (15.09%) CISSP
16 8 (15.09%) CREST Certified
16 8 (15.09%) Security Operations

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 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (67.92%) Firewall
2 16 (30.19%) Network Security
3 7 (13.21%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.66%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) DNS
5 2 (3.77%) HTTP
5 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.77%) snoop
5 2 (3.77%) SSL
5 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.77%) tcpdump
5 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Big Data
General
1 15 (28.30%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) CESG
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Risk Management
2 29 (54.72%) SIEM
3 23 (43.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 21 (39.62%) Vulnerability Management
5 19 (35.85%) ITIL
5 19 (35.85%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (32.08%) Security Management
7 15 (28.30%) Quality Management
7 15 (28.30%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (28.30%) Service Management
8 13 (24.53%) Project Management
9 12 (22.64%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (20.75%) Information Security
11 10 (18.87%) Incident Management
12 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (16.98%) Security Testing
12 9 (16.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 8 (15.09%) Protective Monitoring
13 8 (15.09%) Security Operations
14 6 (11.32%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) CEH
2 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
3 10 (18.87%) OSCP
4 8 (15.09%) CISSP
4 8 (15.09%) CREST Certified
4 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.55%) Degree
6 3 (5.66%) CISM
6 3 (5.66%) GCIA
6 3 (5.66%) GCIH
6 3 (5.66%) GIAC
6 3 (5.66%) SANS
7 2 (3.77%) CISA
8 1 (1.89%) CGEIT
8 1 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.89%) CRISC
8 1 (1.89%) GSEC
8 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.43%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.77%) COBIT
4 2 (3.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.77%) Nessus
2 2 (3.77%) Nmap
3 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco
1 2 (3.77%) Qualys
2 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
2 1 (1.89%) LANDesk
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Palo Alto
2 1 (1.89%) SAP
2 1 (1.89%) Symantec
2 1 (1.89%) VMware
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