The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / South East
Rank 275 296 340
Rank change year-on-year +21 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 121 163 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 0.85% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.88% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 101 122 92
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% -  

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 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in the South East

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in the South East

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in the South East

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 Security Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Buckinghamshire +43 30 £55,000 +23.59% 4
Kent +45 26 £42,000 +100.00% 2
Hampshire +9 21 £56,250 +25.00% 2
Surrey +28 17 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Oxfordshire -22 10 £55,000 +15.78% 6
Berkshire 0 9 £35,000 -26.31% 3
East Sussex +7 7 £52,500 -2.32%
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 89 (39.38%) Information Security
2 84 (37.17%) Firewall
3 77 (34.07%) Cybersecurity
4 73 (32.30%) CISSP
5 70 (30.97%) Security Operations
6 68 (30.09%) SIEM
7 64 (28.32%) ITIL
8 53 (23.45%) CISM
9 50 (22.12%) Windows
10 45 (19.91%) Vulnerability Management
11 44 (19.47%) Management Information System
11 44 (19.47%) Risk Management
11 44 (19.47%) Network Security
11 44 (19.47%) PCI DSS
12 42 (18.58%) Security Monitoring
12 42 (18.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 41 (18.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 40 (17.70%) Degree
15 36 (15.93%) Security Management
16 34 (15.04%) Telecoms
16 34 (15.04%) Computer Science
17 32 (14.16%) Security Cleared
18 31 (13.72%) Incident Management
18 31 (13.72%) Penetration Testing
19 30 (13.27%) Linux
19 30 (13.27%) SANS
20 29 (12.83%) TCP/IP
20 29 (12.83%) Active Directory
21 26 (11.50%) Analytics
22 25 (11.06%) Intrusion Detection

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (37.17%) Firewall
2 44 (19.47%) Network Security
3 29 (12.83%) TCP/IP
4 25 (11.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (9.29%) HTTP
5 21 (9.29%) HTTPS
6 9 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (3.98%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (3.54%) VPN
7 8 (3.54%) Wireshark
8 7 (3.10%) Broadband
9 5 (2.21%) DNS
9 5 (2.21%) Internet
9 5 (2.21%) Kerberos
10 4 (1.77%) LDAP
10 4 (1.77%) snoop
10 4 (1.77%) SSL
10 4 (1.77%) tcpdump
11 3 (1.33%) LTE
12 2 (0.88%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.21%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.77%) Big Data
3 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.88%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.44%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Metasploit
General
1 34 (15.04%) Telecoms
2 23 (10.18%) Finance
3 19 (8.41%) German Language
4 17 (7.52%) Dutch Language
4 17 (7.52%) French Language
4 17 (7.52%) Italian Language
4 17 (7.52%) Spanish Language
5 10 (4.42%) Legal
6 6 (2.65%) Games
7 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.88%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.10%) SailPoint
2 6 (2.65%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.88%) OAuth
3 2 (0.88%) RESTful
3 2 (0.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.47%) Management Information System
2 34 (15.04%) Computer Science
3 20 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.85%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (6.19%) CESG
5 13 (5.75%) Cyber Attack
5 13 (5.75%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.21%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (1.77%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.88%) iPad
9 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.88%) PKI
10 1 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.12%) Windows
2 30 (13.27%) Linux
3 20 (8.85%) Unix
4 10 (4.42%) VxWorks
5 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.77%) Android
7 3 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.88%) Solaris
8 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (39.38%) Information Security
2 77 (34.07%) Cybersecurity
3 70 (30.97%) Security Operations
4 68 (30.09%) SIEM
5 64 (28.32%) ITIL
6 45 (19.91%) Vulnerability Management
7 44 (19.47%) Risk Management
8 42 (18.58%) Security Monitoring
9 41 (18.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 36 (15.93%) Security Management
11 31 (13.72%) Incident Management
11 31 (13.72%) Penetration Testing
12 26 (11.50%) Analytics
13 23 (10.18%) Risk Assessment
14 21 (9.29%) Kalman Filter
15 20 (8.85%) Project Management
16 19 (8.41%) Problem Management
17 17 (7.52%) E-Commerce
18 16 (7.08%) Data Protection
18 16 (7.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.96%) SQL
2 15 (6.64%) C++
2 15 (6.64%) Java
3 14 (6.19%) C
3 14 (6.19%) Python
4 5 (2.21%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.21%) Perl
5 3 (1.33%) ABAP
6 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.44%) C#
7 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (32.30%) CISSP
2 53 (23.45%) CISM
3 40 (17.70%) Degree
4 32 (14.16%) Security Cleared
5 30 (13.27%) SANS
6 24 (10.62%) CEH
7 21 (9.29%) CISA
8 18 (7.96%) DV Cleared
9 13 (5.75%) OSCP
10 12 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (4.87%) CCNA
11 11 (4.87%) GIAC
12 8 (3.54%) CREST Certified
12 8 (3.54%) GCIA
12 8 (3.54%) GCIH
13 5 (2.21%) GSEC
13 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.77%) CESG Certified Professional
15 3 (1.33%) GREM
15 3 (1.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (19.47%) PCI DSS
2 42 (18.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (7.52%) GDPR
4 7 (3.10%) COBIT
4 7 (3.10%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (3.10%) ISO27002
5 6 (2.65%) ISO 9000
6 5 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.21%) SLA
7 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 29 (12.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.77%) Snort
3 1 (0.44%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.44%) RACF
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (7.08%) Nessus
2 11 (4.87%) Nmap
3 8 (3.54%) SCCM
4 5 (2.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (2.21%) OpenVAS
4 5 (2.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 4 (1.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.77%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.88%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.88%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.44%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.44%) EnCase
7 1 (0.44%) FTK
7 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (9.29%) Cisco
2 16 (7.08%) ArcSight
3 12 (5.31%) CheckPoint
3 12 (5.31%) F5
3 12 (5.31%) Juniper
3 12 (5.31%) Splunk
4 11 (4.87%) Symantec
5 10 (4.42%) Blue Coat
6 9 (3.98%) Qualys
7 7 (3.10%) Forcepoint
7 7 (3.10%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.10%) Oracle
7 7 (3.10%) Palo Alto
8 5 (2.21%) SAP
9 4 (1.77%) Dell
9 4 (1.77%) HP
9 4 (1.77%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.33%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.33%) LogLogic
10 3 (1.33%) VMware
Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-55,000k base, 10% bonus and strong package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum PLUS 20% bonus + Pension + Private H
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Exclusive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago