Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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

Security Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 310 306 332
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 222 285 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.83% 0.93% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.96% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 158 173 216
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.55% +1.58%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £60,750 £62,500 £68,125
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -

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 25,724 29,751 31,042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 96.71% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 21,256 24,835 25,768
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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 -27 93 £50,000 -4.76% 12
Berkshire -27 63 £50,000 -2.44% 4
Hampshire +37 50 £42,500 - 6
West Sussex -2 24 £45,000 -14.29%
Oxfordshire +33 23 £48,500 -7.62% 5
Surrey -19 22 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Kent +31 18 £32,500 -13.33% 4
East Sussex +7 10 £40,000 -15.79%
Buckinghamshire +7 7 £50,000 +19.05% 3
Middlesex - 2 £55,500 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 150 (67.57%) Information Security
2 102 (45.95%) CISSP
3 83 (37.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 79 (35.59%) SIEM
5 70 (31.53%) Cybersecurity
6 63 (28.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 59 (26.58%) Management Information System
8 56 (25.23%) Security Operations
9 55 (24.77%) Windows
10 53 (23.87%) Risk Management
11 52 (23.42%) Firewall
12 51 (22.97%) Linux
13 49 (22.07%) CISM
14 45 (20.27%) CEH
14 45 (20.27%) Problem-Solving
15 43 (19.37%) GDPR
15 43 (19.37%) Legal
16 42 (18.92%) Data Protection
17 39 (17.57%) Network Security
18 36 (16.22%) PCI DSS
19 34 (15.32%) SSCP
20 33 (14.86%) ITIL
21 32 (14.41%) Data Protection Act
21 32 (14.41%) Security Operations Centre
22 29 (13.06%) CISA
22 29 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
23 27 (12.16%) Security Cleared
24 26 (11.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 26 (11.71%) Degree
24 26 (11.71%) TCP/IP

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 3 (1.35%) IIS
2 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.45%) nginx
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.45%) GitHub
4 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (23.42%) Firewall
2 39 (17.57%) Network Security
3 26 (11.71%) TCP/IP
4 14 (6.31%) DNS
5 6 (2.70%) HTTP
5 6 (2.70%) Internet
5 6 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (2.70%) VPN
6 5 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.35%) Broadband
7 3 (1.35%) LAN
7 3 (1.35%) SMTP
7 3 (1.35%) SSL
7 3 (1.35%) WAN
7 3 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.90%) Sourcefire
8 2 (0.90%) Wireless
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.70%) Big Data
1 6 (2.70%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (2.25%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.45%) MySQL
General
1 43 (19.37%) Legal
2 17 (7.66%) Finance
3 12 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.70%) Retail
5 4 (1.80%) Banking
6 3 (1.35%) Military
7 2 (0.90%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (0.90%) LAMP
3 1 (0.45%) Ajax
3 1 (0.45%) CSS
3 1 (0.45%) HTML
3 1 (0.45%) jQuery
3 1 (0.45%) Laravel
3 1 (0.45%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.45%) Memcached
3 1 (0.45%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.45%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 59 (26.58%) Management Information System
2 32 (14.41%) Data Protection Act
2 32 (14.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 29 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 11 (4.95%) Private Cloud
6 7 (3.15%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (3.15%) PKI
7 5 (2.25%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.35%) Cyberattack
9 3 (1.35%) Fintech
10 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) CMDB
11 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 55 (24.77%) Windows
2 51 (22.97%) Linux
3 4 (1.80%) Unix
4 3 (1.35%) Solaris
4 3 (1.35%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.90%) Android
5 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.90%) CentOS
5 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (67.57%) Information Security
2 79 (35.59%) SIEM
3 70 (31.53%) Cybersecurity
4 63 (28.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 56 (25.23%) Security Operations
6 53 (23.87%) Risk Management
7 45 (20.27%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (18.92%) Data Protection
9 33 (14.86%) ITIL
10 26 (11.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 25 (11.26%) OWASP
11 25 (11.26%) Threat Intelligence
12 23 (10.36%) Security Management
12 23 (10.36%) Service Management
13 22 (9.91%) Business Continuity
13 22 (9.91%) Incident Management
14 21 (9.46%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (9.01%) Logistics
16 18 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
16 18 (8.11%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.01%) Python
2 13 (5.86%) Perl
2 13 (5.86%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.05%) Bash Shell
4 7 (3.15%) C
4 7 (3.15%) C++
4 7 (3.15%) Java
5 4 (1.80%) ABAP
6 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 102 (45.95%) CISSP
2 49 (22.07%) CISM
3 45 (20.27%) CEH
4 34 (15.32%) SSCP
5 29 (13.06%) CISA
6 27 (12.16%) Security Cleared
7 26 (11.71%) Degree
8 18 (8.11%) OSCP
9 16 (7.21%) CRISC
9 16 (7.21%) SANS
9 16 (7.21%) SC Cleared
10 15 (6.76%) CompTIA Security+
10 15 (6.76%) GIAC
11 11 (4.95%) CCSA
11 11 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (4.50%) CREST Certified
13 9 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (3.15%) CCNA
14 7 (3.15%) DV Cleared
14 7 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (37.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (19.37%) GDPR
3 36 (16.22%) PCI DSS
4 21 (9.46%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (4.05%) SLA
6 8 (3.60%) COBIT
7 7 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.90%) GPG13
10 2 (0.90%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.90%) PSD2
11 1 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (7.21%) CSIRT
2 13 (5.86%) Nessus
3 9 (4.05%) QRadar
4 8 (3.60%) Nexpose
4 8 (3.60%) OpenVAS
5 7 (3.15%) Defensics
5 7 (3.15%) Nmap
6 3 (1.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (1.35%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 3 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.90%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.90%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.45%) Core Impact
8 1 (0.45%) Kibana
8 1 (0.45%) logstash
8 1 (0.45%) Proventia
Vendors
1 26 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.11%) Oracle
3 16 (7.21%) Splunk
4 14 (6.31%) ArcSight
4 14 (6.31%) Qualys
5 13 (5.86%) Cisco
6 12 (5.41%) Symantec
7 11 (4.95%) McAfee
8 10 (4.50%) SAP
9 7 (3.15%) Codenomicon
9 7 (3.15%) Trend Micro
10 6 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.70%) CyberArk
10 6 (2.70%) IBM
10 6 (2.70%) LogRhythm
11 5 (2.25%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (1.80%) Juniper
13 3 (1.35%) HP
13 3 (1.35%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.35%) VMware