Security Analyst Jobs in the South East

Security Analyst
England > South East

The median Security Analyst salary in the South East is £52,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 16 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 303 299 350
Rank change year-on-year -4 +51 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 101 78 159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.59% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.66% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 87 66 133
10th Percentile £39,552 £41,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £49,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.53% +10.56% -9.55%
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,438 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +5.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 17,582 11,899 20,479
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 89.64% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12,383 7,812 12,372
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Security Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 16 June 2024.

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 16 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +12 27 £42,500 +3.72% 5
Kent -8 24 £57,500 +15.00% 7
Hampshire -35 23 £52,500 +11.11% 6
Berkshire +22 20 £42,500 +3.72%
Surrey -23 14 £80,000 +52.38%
Buckinghamshire -11 5 £47,500 +5.56% 3
West Sussex +17 2 £37,500 -22.68% 1
Middlesex - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £28,000 - 2
East Sussex +14 1 £55,000 +33.33% 3
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 June 2024, Security Analyst job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 56 (55.45%) Cybersecurity
2 48 (47.52%) Information Security
3 43 (42.57%) Azure
4 30 (29.70%) Incident Response
5 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
6 28 (27.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (27.72%) SIEM
7 24 (23.76%) Firewall
7 24 (23.76%) Cloud Security
8 22 (21.78%) Incident Management
9 20 (19.80%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (18.81%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (17.82%) Vulnerability Remediation
12 17 (16.83%) Security Operations
12 17 (16.83%) Microsoft 365
12 17 (16.83%) Management Information System
12 17 (16.83%) Windows
13 16 (15.84%) Finance
13 16 (15.84%) Vulnerability Management
14 14 (13.86%) Security Monitoring
14 14 (13.86%) Mentoring
14 14 (13.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 13 (12.87%) Risk Management
15 13 (12.87%) Cyberattack
15 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
15 13 (12.87%) Social Skills
16 12 (11.88%) Time Management
16 12 (11.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 12 (11.88%) CCSP
16 12 (11.88%) CISSP

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.96%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 43 (42.57%) Azure
2 17 (16.83%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (9.90%) AWS
4 2 (1.98%) GCP
4 2 (1.98%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.76%) Firewall
2 11 (10.89%) DNS
2 11 (10.89%) Network Security
3 7 (6.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (5.94%) DKIM
4 6 (5.94%) DMARC
4 6 (5.94%) Internet
5 3 (2.97%) LAN
5 3 (2.97%) WAN
5 3 (2.97%) Wireless
6 2 (1.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) Power BI
General
1 20 (19.80%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (15.84%) Finance
3 13 (12.87%) Social Skills
4 6 (5.94%) Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Marketing
6 2 (1.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.98%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.83%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.87%) Cyberattack
3 8 (7.92%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (6.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 6 (5.94%) Operational Technology
6 5 (4.95%) Insider Threat
7 4 (3.96%) Cyber Threat
8 3 (2.97%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.98%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.98%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Windows
2 7 (6.93%) Linux
2 7 (6.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (55.45%) Cybersecurity
2 48 (47.52%) Information Security
3 30 (29.70%) Incident Response
4 28 (27.72%) SIEM
5 24 (23.76%) Cloud Security
6 22 (21.78%) Incident Management
7 19 (18.81%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (17.82%) Vulnerability Remediation
9 17 (16.83%) Security Operations
10 16 (15.84%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (13.86%) Mentoring
11 14 (13.86%) Security Monitoring
11 14 (13.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 13 (12.87%) Risk Management
13 12 (11.88%) Time Management
14 9 (8.91%) Internal Audit
14 9 (8.91%) MITRE ATT&CK
14 9 (8.91%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (8.91%) Risk Assessment
14 9 (8.91%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.99%) C++
1 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 12 (11.88%) CCSP
2 12 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (11.88%) CISSP
3 9 (8.91%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (7.92%) Azure Certification
4 8 (7.92%) Degree
5 4 (3.96%) CEH
5 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.97%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.97%) MCP
6 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.98%) CISA
7 2 (1.98%) CISM
7 2 (1.98%) CompTIA CySA+
7 2 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.98%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (27.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.91%) NCSC
3 8 (7.92%) NIST
4 7 (6.93%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (5.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (3.96%) GRC
7 3 (2.97%) GDPR
7 3 (2.97%) ISO 22301
7 3 (2.97%) ISO 31000
7 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
7 3 (2.97%) SLA
8 1 (0.99%) SOC 2
System Software
1 9 (8.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) CASB
2 5 (4.95%) WSUS
3 3 (2.97%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.98%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.91%) Cisco
3 5 (4.95%) BT
4 4 (3.96%) Qualys
5 3 (2.97%) CrowdStrike
6 2 (1.98%) Facebook
6 2 (1.98%) IBM
6 2 (1.98%) Palo Alto