Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 343 325 296
Rank change year-on-year -18 -29 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 208 239 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 0.82% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.85% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 177 167 264
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.49% -9.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £66,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +10.50%

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 28,086 28,103 34,132
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.71% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23,339 23,444 28,680
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,680 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 -14 77 £49,000 +8.89% 12
Berkshire -28 44 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Hampshire -17 42 £42,500 -32.54% 3
Kent +33 37 £57,500 +53.33% 3
West Sussex +24 28 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Oxfordshire +15 28 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Surrey -22 19 £55,000 +15.79% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £50,000 +19.05% 1
East Sussex -27 2 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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.

1 135 (64.90%) Information Security
2 96 (46.15%) CISSP
3 93 (44.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 62 (29.81%) ITIL
5 50 (24.04%) Windows
6 45 (21.63%) Cybersecurity
7 43 (20.67%) SIEM
8 42 (20.19%) CISM
9 41 (19.71%) Network Security
10 39 (18.75%) CEH
11 38 (18.27%) PCI DSS
12 36 (17.31%) Firewall
13 34 (16.35%) Finance
14 33 (15.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 33 (15.87%) Security Operations
15 32 (15.38%) Management Information System
15 32 (15.38%) Linux
16 31 (14.90%) Risk Management
17 30 (14.42%) GDPR
18 29 (13.94%) CISA
18 29 (13.94%) Data Protection
19 28 (13.46%) Service Management
20 27 (12.98%) SSCP
21 26 (12.50%) ArcSight
21 26 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
22 25 (12.02%) Splunk
22 25 (12.02%) TCP/IP
23 24 (11.54%) Legal
23 24 (11.54%) Security Cleared
23 24 (11.54%) Problem Management

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 (1.92%) IIS
2 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.44%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (19.71%) Network Security
2 36 (17.31%) Firewall
3 25 (12.02%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (3.85%) DNS
6 7 (3.37%) LAN
6 7 (3.37%) WAN
7 6 (2.88%) Internet
7 6 (2.88%) IP Telephony
7 6 (2.88%) VPN
7 6 (2.88%) Wireless
8 3 (1.44%) Broadband
8 3 (1.44%) DHCP
8 3 (1.44%) Wireless Security
9 2 (0.96%) HTTP
9 2 (0.96%) Sourcefire
9 2 (0.96%) SSL
9 2 (0.96%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.48%) SAN
10 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.92%) Big Data
1 4 (1.92%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (1.44%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
General
1 34 (16.35%) Finance
2 24 (11.54%) Legal
3 10 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.37%) Retail
5 2 (0.96%) Advertising
5 2 (0.96%) Law
5 2 (0.96%) Military
6 1 (0.48%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.21%) SailPoint
2 5 (2.40%) LAMP
3 2 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 22 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.58%) Data Protection Act
3 17 (8.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (5.29%) Private Cloud
5 8 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.88%) Cyberattack
6 6 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.40%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 4 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.44%) Fintech
9 3 (1.44%) Handset
10 2 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.48%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.04%) Windows
2 32 (15.38%) Linux
3 8 (3.85%) Unix
4 5 (2.40%) CentOS
4 5 (2.40%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.92%) Android
5 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.92%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.48%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (64.90%) Information Security
2 62 (29.81%) ITIL
3 45 (21.63%) Cybersecurity
4 43 (20.67%) SIEM
5 33 (15.87%) Security Operations
5 33 (15.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 31 (14.90%) Risk Management
7 29 (13.94%) Data Protection
8 28 (13.46%) Service Management
9 26 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (11.54%) Problem Management
11 22 (10.58%) Security Monitoring
11 22 (10.58%) Vulnerability Management
12 21 (10.10%) ITSM
12 21 (10.10%) Security Management
12 21 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (9.13%) Kalman Filter
14 18 (8.65%) Privileged Access Management
15 17 (8.17%) Data Security
15 17 (8.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.69%) Python
2 12 (5.77%) Perl
2 12 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.92%) Java
4 3 (1.44%) ABAP
4 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.44%) C
4 3 (1.44%) C++
4 3 (1.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (46.15%) CISSP
2 42 (20.19%) CISM
3 39 (18.75%) CEH
4 29 (13.94%) CISA
5 27 (12.98%) SSCP
6 24 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 21 (10.10%) CCSA
7 21 (10.10%) CompTIA Security+
8 17 (8.17%) SC Cleared
9 11 (5.29%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (4.81%) CCNA
11 9 (4.33%) GIAC
11 9 (4.33%) SANS
12 6 (2.88%) Degree
13 5 (2.40%) DV Cleared
14 4 (1.92%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 4 (1.92%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 4 (1.92%) MCSE
14 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (1.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (44.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (18.27%) PCI DSS
3 30 (14.42%) GDPR
4 23 (11.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (9.13%) COBIT
6 7 (3.37%) SLA
7 6 (2.88%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (1.92%) PSD2
9 3 (1.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.96%) GPG13
10 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.48%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.88%) XenDesktop
2 4 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.44%) Firmware
3 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.48%) Snort
4 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (10.10%) Nessus
2 19 (9.13%) Nexpose
2 19 (9.13%) OpenVAS
3 18 (8.65%) QRadar
4 16 (7.69%) Core Impact
5 4 (1.92%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (1.44%) Defensics
6 3 (1.44%) Nmap
6 3 (1.44%) PowerBroker
7 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.96%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.96%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.96%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.96%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.48%) SCCM
8 1 (0.48%) SCOM
8 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.48%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 25 (12.02%) Splunk
3 19 (9.13%) Cisco
3 19 (9.13%) LogRhythm
3 19 (9.13%) Qualys
4 18 (8.65%) SolarWinds
5 16 (7.69%) AlienVault
6 15 (7.21%) Aveksa
6 15 (7.21%) Bomgar
6 15 (7.21%) CyberArk
7 14 (6.73%) Oracle
8 11 (5.29%) Microsoft
9 9 (4.33%) SAP
10 6 (2.88%) Citrix
11 5 (2.40%) McAfee
12 4 (1.92%) VMware
13 3 (1.44%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (1.44%) Codenomicon
13 3 (1.44%) Sage
14 2 (0.96%) Centrify