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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 381 449 449
Rank change year-on-year +68 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 8 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.054% 0.047% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.048% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 14
Median salary £42,500 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.93% +19.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £51,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -21.56% +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 14386 18632 20289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.50% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12028 15887 16329
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
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 27 March 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
Surrey +46 5 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Berkshire +41 3 £35,000 - 1
Security Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (96.43%) Security Operations
2 19 (67.86%) Firewall
3 17 (60.71%) SIEM
4 12 (42.86%) ArcSight
4 12 (42.86%) Problem Management
5 10 (35.71%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 10 (35.71%) Change Management
5 10 (35.71%) Symantec
6 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (25.00%) Splunk
7 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (17.86%) Threat Modelling
9 5 (17.86%) Information Security
9 5 (17.86%) CISSP
10 4 (14.29%) CEH
11 3 (10.71%) Dashboard Development
11 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (7.14%) OSCP
12 2 (7.14%) AlienVault
12 2 (7.14%) PKI
12 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (7.14%) Logistics
12 2 (7.14%) GCIA

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 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Security Operations
2 17 (60.71%) SIEM
3 12 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 10 (35.71%) Change Management
4 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (17.86%) Information Security
8 5 (17.86%) Threat Modelling
9 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (10.71%) Dashboard Development
10 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (7.14%) Logistics
10 2 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
10 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 1 (3.57%) ITIL
11 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CISSP
2 4 (14.29%) CEH
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) GCIA
3 2 (7.14%) GIAC
3 2 (7.14%) OSCP
3 2 (7.14%) SSCP
4 1 (3.57%) CGEIT
4 1 (3.57%) CISM
4 1 (3.57%) CRISC
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nessus
1 1 (3.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) ArcSight
2 10 (35.71%) Symantec
3 7 (25.00%) Splunk
4 2 (7.14%) AlienVault
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) LogLogic
5 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Qualys
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