Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £46,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 311 300 352
Rank change year-on-year -11 +52 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 265 329 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 0.93% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.96% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 170 260 274
South East median annual salary £46,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.12% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,875 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

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 29733 34136 40912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.98% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24803 28632 34129
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -33 122 £45,000 -7.22% 10
Berkshire -11 80 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Surrey +59 77 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Hampshire +17 30 £52,500 +19.32% 5
Buckinghamshire +36 28 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Kent 0 15 £37,500 -28.57%
Oxfordshire -65 14 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East Sussex +2 10 £55,000 +15.79%
West Sussex -13 8 £45,750 +5.59%
Sussex -9 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 173 (65.28%) Information Security
2 132 (49.81%) Firewall
3 113 (42.64%) CISSP
4 107 (40.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 95 (35.85%) Penetration Testing
6 70 (26.42%) Windows
7 66 (24.91%) Management Information System
8 64 (24.15%) Finance
8 64 (24.15%) Cybersecurity
9 63 (23.77%) CISM
10 62 (23.40%) Network Security
11 59 (22.26%) Linux
12 56 (21.13%) Security Operations
13 52 (19.62%) PCI DSS
14 51 (19.25%) GIAC
15 50 (18.87%) Security Management
16 48 (18.11%) ITIL
16 48 (18.11%) SIEM
17 45 (16.98%) Active Directory
17 45 (16.98%) Information Security Management
18 42 (15.85%) Risk Management
19 41 (15.47%) Degree
20 39 (14.72%) CRISC
21 37 (13.96%) GDPR
21 37 (13.96%) Risk Assessment
21 37 (13.96%) TCP/IP
22 35 (13.21%) Cisco
22 35 (13.21%) Security Cleared
22 35 (13.21%) Risk Analysis
22 35 (13.21%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.26%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.13%) nginx
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.13%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.13%) GitHub
2 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.75%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (49.81%) Firewall
2 62 (23.40%) Network Security
3 37 (13.96%) TCP/IP
4 21 (7.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (5.66%) LAN
5 15 (5.66%) WAN
6 12 (4.53%) Internet
7 9 (3.40%) SAN
8 8 (3.02%) VLAN
9 7 (2.64%) VoIP
10 5 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (1.89%) VPN
11 3 (1.13%) Broadband
11 3 (1.13%) SSH
12 2 (0.75%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (0.38%) DMZ
13 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.02%) SAP BW
3 4 (1.51%) MySQL
4 2 (0.75%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.40%) Metasploit
2 6 (2.26%) Burp Suite
3 3 (1.13%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 64 (24.15%) Finance
2 26 (9.81%) French Language
2 26 (9.81%) German Language
3 17 (6.42%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.53%) Digital Economy
5 7 (2.64%) Legal
6 2 (0.75%) Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.26%) HTML
2 3 (1.13%) Ajax
2 3 (1.13%) CSS
2 3 (1.13%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (1.13%) Flash
2 3 (1.13%) HTML5
2 3 (1.13%) jQuery
2 3 (1.13%) Laravel
2 3 (1.13%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (1.13%) Memcached
2 3 (1.13%) XML
3 1 (0.38%) ModSecurity
3 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (24.91%) Management Information System
2 35 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (9.81%) Computer Science
4 22 (8.30%) Security Operations Centre
5 19 (7.17%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (3.40%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (3.02%) Cyber Attack
8 5 (1.89%) PKI
9 3 (1.13%) CESG
9 3 (1.13%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.13%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (1.13%) DataPower
9 3 (1.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.75%) PMI
11 1 (0.38%) CMDB
11 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 70 (26.42%) Windows
2 59 (22.26%) Linux
3 32 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (9.43%) Unix
5 22 (8.30%) Solaris
5 22 (8.30%) Windows 2000
5 22 (8.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (5.28%) Windows Server
7 12 (4.53%) VxWorks
8 7 (2.64%) Kali Linux
8 7 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.26%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.26%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.26%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.26%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.13%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (65.28%) Information Security
2 95 (35.85%) Penetration Testing
3 64 (24.15%) Cybersecurity
4 56 (21.13%) Security Operations
5 50 (18.87%) Security Management
6 48 (18.11%) ITIL
6 48 (18.11%) SIEM
7 45 (16.98%) Information Security Management
8 42 (15.85%) Risk Management
9 37 (13.96%) Risk Assessment
10 35 (13.21%) Risk Analysis
11 31 (11.70%) Security Architecture
12 30 (11.32%) Process Improvement
13 28 (10.57%) Data Protection
14 27 (10.19%) Strategic Planning
15 25 (9.43%) IT Governance
15 25 (9.43%) Security Monitoring
16 24 (9.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 23 (8.68%) Vulnerability Management
18 20 (7.55%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.04%) Python
2 12 (4.53%) C
2 12 (4.53%) C++
2 12 (4.53%) Java
3 7 (2.64%) SQL
4 3 (1.13%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.13%) Perl
4 3 (1.13%) PHP
5 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 113 (42.64%) CISSP
2 63 (23.77%) CISM
3 51 (19.25%) GIAC
4 41 (15.47%) Degree
5 39 (14.72%) CRISC
6 35 (13.21%) Security Cleared
7 27 (10.19%) CEH
8 21 (7.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 21 (7.92%) DV Cleared
9 19 (7.17%) SSCP
10 10 (3.77%) CISA
10 10 (3.77%) SC Cleared
11 8 (3.02%) SANS
12 6 (2.26%) CCNA
12 6 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (2.26%) MCSE
12 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
13 5 (1.89%) MCSA
13 5 (1.89%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (40.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (19.62%) PCI DSS
3 37 (13.96%) GDPR
4 17 (6.42%) COBIT
5 12 (4.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (2.26%) SLA
8 5 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (1.13%) PMO
11 2 (0.75%) GPG13
11 2 (0.75%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.38%) BS7799
12 1 (0.38%) COSO
12 1 (0.38%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.38%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.38%) RMADS
System Software
1 45 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) Firmware
4 1 (0.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (3.02%) Nessus
2 6 (2.26%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 6 (2.26%) SCCM
3 4 (1.51%) Nmap
4 3 (1.13%) Kibana
4 3 (1.13%) logstash
5 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.38%) EnCase
6 1 (0.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.38%) Juniper STRM
6 1 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.38%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.38%) QRadar
6 1 (0.38%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.38%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.38%) Suricata
6 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (13.21%) Cisco
2 30 (11.32%) F5
3 29 (10.94%) Palo Alto
4 28 (10.57%) CheckPoint
5 26 (9.81%) Juniper
6 25 (9.43%) Sourcefire
7 24 (9.06%) Blue Coat
8 22 (8.30%) Crossbeam
9 17 (6.42%) Microsoft
10 12 (4.53%) VMware
11 9 (3.40%) SAP
12 8 (3.02%) Ariba
13 6 (2.26%) Avaya
13 6 (2.26%) Citrix
13 6 (2.26%) Extreme Networks
14 5 (1.89%) Oracle
15 4 (1.51%) ArcSight
15 4 (1.51%) LogRhythm
15 4 (1.51%) Splunk
16 3 (1.13%) HP