The median annual salary for an IT Security Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 412 452
Rank change year-on-year +38 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 18 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 22
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +52.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,750 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

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 14182 17817 20713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.56% 96.93% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11882 15144 16834
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,075 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +37 8 £26,500 -49.52%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £40,000 -
Kent +10 3 £42,500 -19.04%
Middlesex - 2 £47,500 -
Berkshire +24 1 £50,000 -4.76% 1
IT Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 27 (57.45%) Risk Management
2 24 (51.06%) Firewall
3 23 (48.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 20 (42.55%) Information Security
5 19 (40.43%) SIEM
6 17 (36.17%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (34.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (27.66%) Incident Management
9 12 (25.53%) PCI DSS
9 12 (25.53%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (25.53%) CISSP
9 12 (25.53%) Windows
9 12 (25.53%) ITIL
10 11 (23.40%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (23.40%) Security Management
10 11 (23.40%) CEH
10 11 (23.40%) Security Operations
11 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
11 9 (19.15%) Security Testing
11 9 (19.15%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (17.02%) Protective Monitoring
12 8 (17.02%) OSCP
12 8 (17.02%) CREST Certified
12 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
12 8 (17.02%) Degree
12 8 (17.02%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
12 8 (17.02%) Unix
12 8 (17.02%) CISM

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 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (12.77%) Network Security
4 5 (10.64%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (6.38%) LAN
5 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.38%) WAN
6 2 (4.26%) DNS
6 2 (4.26%) HTTP
6 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
6 2 (4.26%) snoop
6 2 (4.26%) SSL
6 2 (4.26%) tcpdump
6 2 (4.26%) VPN
6 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.13%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.64%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (10.64%) PKI
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) CESG
4 2 (4.26%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.13%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) Kali Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Risk Management
2 23 (48.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 20 (42.55%) Information Security
4 19 (40.43%) SIEM
5 17 (36.17%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (27.66%) Incident Management
7 12 (25.53%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (25.53%) ITIL
8 11 (23.40%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (23.40%) Security Management
8 11 (23.40%) Security Operations
9 9 (19.15%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (19.15%) Security Testing
10 8 (17.02%) Protective Monitoring
11 7 (14.89%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (14.89%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (14.89%) Security Monitoring
11 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (12.77%) Information Security Management
12 6 (12.77%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) CISSP
2 11 (23.40%) CEH
3 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
4 8 (17.02%) CISM
4 8 (17.02%) CREST Certified
4 8 (17.02%) Degree
4 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
4 8 (17.02%) OSCP
5 5 (10.64%) CGEIT
5 5 (10.64%) CRISC
6 3 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (4.26%) CISA
7 2 (4.26%) GCIA
7 2 (4.26%) GCIH
7 2 (4.26%) SANS
8 1 (2.13%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.13%) GIAC
8 1 (2.13%) GSEC
8 1 (2.13%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (2.13%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (25.53%) PCI DSS
3 6 (12.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (8.51%) GDPR
5 1 (2.13%) COBIT
5 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) CA
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco
1 2 (4.26%) CyberArk
1 2 (4.26%) F5
1 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
1 2 (4.26%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
2 1 (2.13%) Symantec
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Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Thames Valley Police
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dep on skills, knowledge & exp + exc benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 21 days ago