The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 272 339
Rank change year-on-year -16 +67  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 99 176 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.97% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.00% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 75 117 105
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.09%  

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 13991 17674 20705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.97% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11722 15033 16859
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 £26,000 £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%  

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 25 June 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 25 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
Berkshire +14 27 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Surrey +5 18 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Oxfordshire +3 17 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Kent +14 16 £45,000 -23.40% 1
Hampshire -2 8 £67,500 +5.46% 2
Buckinghamshire - 8 £40,000 -
Middlesex - 4 £47,500 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 110 (49.77%) Information Security
2 94 (42.53%) CISSP
3 91 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
4 67 (30.32%) Firewall
5 61 (27.60%) CISM
6 60 (27.15%) PCI DSS
7 57 (25.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 54 (24.43%) SIEM
8 54 (24.43%) Windows
9 53 (23.98%) ITIL
10 49 (22.17%) Security Operations
11 46 (20.81%) Computer Science
12 45 (20.36%) Degree
12 45 (20.36%) Risk Management
13 41 (18.55%) Management Information System
13 41 (18.55%) Penetration Testing
13 41 (18.55%) Security Cleared
14 40 (18.10%) Vulnerability Management
15 37 (16.74%) Security Monitoring
16 33 (14.93%) DV Cleared
17 30 (13.57%) CEH
17 30 (13.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 29 (13.12%) Finance
18 29 (13.12%) Security Management
19 26 (11.76%) Analytics
20 25 (11.31%) Telecoms
20 25 (11.31%) Linux
20 25 (11.31%) ISMS
21 24 (10.86%) GDPR
21 24 (10.86%) SANS

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 4 (1.81%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.45%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (30.32%) Firewall
2 23 (10.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 23 (10.41%) TCP/IP
3 21 (9.50%) Network Security
4 17 (7.69%) HTTP
4 17 (7.69%) HTTPS
5 8 (3.62%) Wireshark
6 5 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (2.26%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (2.26%) Internet
6 5 (2.26%) Kerberos
6 5 (2.26%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (2.26%) VPN
7 4 (1.81%) DNS
7 4 (1.81%) LDAP
7 4 (1.81%) snoop
7 4 (1.81%) SSL
7 4 (1.81%) tcpdump
8 3 (1.36%) LAN
8 3 (1.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.26%) Big Data
2 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.45%) Maltego
3 1 (0.45%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Burp Suite
1 3 (1.36%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (13.12%) Finance
2 25 (11.31%) Telecoms
3 20 (9.05%) German Language
4 19 (8.60%) French Language
4 19 (8.60%) Spanish Language
5 17 (7.69%) Dutch Language
5 17 (7.69%) Italian Language
6 10 (4.52%) Legal
7 5 (2.26%) Automotive
8 2 (0.90%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.07%) SailPoint
2 8 (3.62%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.90%) OAuth
3 2 (0.90%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.90%) RESTful
3 2 (0.90%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.81%) Computer Science
2 41 (18.55%) Management Information System
3 22 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 14 (6.33%) Smartphone
6 12 (5.43%) Cyber Attack
6 12 (5.43%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (4.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 9 (4.07%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (2.26%) PKI
11 4 (1.81%) RSA SecurID
12 3 (1.36%) CESG
13 2 (0.90%) iPad
13 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
14 1 (0.45%) Cyber Defence
14 1 (0.45%) Cybercrime
14 1 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.43%) Windows
2 25 (11.31%) Linux
3 20 (9.05%) VxWorks
4 18 (8.14%) Unix
5 14 (6.33%) Android
6 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.81%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.36%) Kali Linux
8 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.90%) Solaris
9 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (49.77%) Information Security
2 91 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (24.43%) SIEM
4 53 (23.98%) ITIL
5 49 (22.17%) Security Operations
6 45 (20.36%) Risk Management
7 41 (18.55%) Penetration Testing
8 40 (18.10%) Vulnerability Management
9 37 (16.74%) Security Monitoring
10 30 (13.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 29 (13.12%) Security Management
12 26 (11.76%) Analytics
13 25 (11.31%) ISMS
14 23 (10.41%) Incident Management
15 22 (9.95%) Ethical Hacking
16 20 (9.05%) Source Code Analysis
17 19 (8.60%) Line Management
17 19 (8.60%) Risk Assessment
18 18 (8.14%) Identity Access Management
19 16 (7.24%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.41%) Python
2 22 (9.95%) C++
2 22 (9.95%) Java
3 21 (9.50%) C
4 13 (5.88%) SQL
5 3 (1.36%) Perl
6 2 (0.90%) ABAP
7 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.45%) C#
7 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (42.53%) CISSP
2 61 (27.60%) CISM
3 45 (20.36%) Degree
4 41 (18.55%) Security Cleared
5 33 (14.93%) DV Cleared
6 30 (13.57%) CEH
7 24 (10.86%) SANS
8 21 (9.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (7.69%) CISA
10 10 (4.52%) GIAC
11 9 (4.07%) OSCP
12 8 (3.62%) CREST Certified
13 5 (2.26%) CCNA
13 5 (2.26%) CGEIT
13 5 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (2.26%) CRISC
13 5 (2.26%) GCIH
13 5 (2.26%) SSCP
14 4 (1.81%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (1.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (27.15%) PCI DSS
2 57 (25.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (10.86%) GDPR
4 14 (6.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (4.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (3.62%) ISO 9000
7 7 (3.17%) COBIT
8 6 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (1.81%) SSAE 16
10 3 (1.36%) SLA
11 2 (0.90%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.45%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 23 (10.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) Snort
3 1 (0.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (2.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (1.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (1.81%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (1.81%) SCCM
3 3 (1.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.90%) Nessus
4 2 (0.90%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.45%) Defensics
5 1 (0.45%) EnCase
5 1 (0.45%) FTK
5 1 (0.45%) Nmap
5 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.45%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 17 (7.69%) Cisco
2 11 (4.98%) F5
3 10 (4.52%) Oracle
4 8 (3.62%) CheckPoint
4 8 (3.62%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.17%) Blue Coat
5 7 (3.17%) Juniper
5 7 (3.17%) LogRhythm
6 6 (2.71%) CyberArk
7 5 (2.26%) Forcepoint
7 5 (2.26%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.81%) Dell
8 4 (1.81%) Fortinet
8 4 (1.81%) Sun
9 3 (1.36%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.36%) SAP
10 2 (0.90%) Crossbeam
10 2 (0.90%) LogLogic
10 2 (0.90%) NetWitness
10 2 (0.90%) Sourcefire
Redhill, Surrey
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Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: 45,000 to 80,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Benefits & Bonus
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Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 + excellent benefits and training
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Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £42-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: Competitive Salary Package
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dep on skills, knowledge & exp + exc benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Chatham
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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South East
PRUDENTIAL
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