The median annual salary for a Security Operations Analyst was £42,500 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 Operations Analyst
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 377 434 466
Rank change year-on-year +57 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 10 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.069% 0.044% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.045% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 13
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.37% -20.00%  

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 Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Security Operations Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Operations Analyst in the South East

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst in the South East.

Salary trend for Security Operations Analyst in the South East

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Operations Analyst in the South East

Security Operations 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 Operations 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 +27 4 £42,500 -
Surrey - 4 - -
Hampshire - 2 £70,000 -
Security Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (94.74%) Security Operations
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) SIEM
2 16 (84.21%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (68.42%) CISSP
4 11 (57.89%) Risk Management
5 10 (52.63%) Information Security
6 8 (42.11%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (42.11%) CEH
7 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) CISM
9 5 (26.32%) CRISC
9 5 (26.32%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
9 5 (26.32%) CGEIT
9 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (26.32%) PKI
9 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (26.32%) Degree
9 5 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (26.32%) Dashboard Development

Security Operations 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (26.32%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (26.32%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (26.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Security Operations
2 16 (84.21%) SIEM
2 16 (84.21%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (57.89%) Risk Management
4 10 (52.63%) Information Security
5 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (26.32%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (26.32%) Information Governance
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) Threat Modelling
7 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (15.79%) Logistics
9 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
9 1 (5.26%) Malware Analysis
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) CEH
3 5 (26.32%) CGEIT
3 5 (26.32%) CISM
3 5 (26.32%) CRISC
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft