Period
to 18 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Operations Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

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
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 480 540 529
Rank change year-on-year +60 -11 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 25 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.096% 0.053% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.055% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 12
South East median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% +12.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £37,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £45,250 £52,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.21% -9.52%

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 25,239 29,112 28,316
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 96.99% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20,586 24,346 23,625
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Security Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Security Operations Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 18 June 2019.

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 6 months to 18 June 2019. 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 +44 16 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Berkshire +19 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Hampshire 0 9 £43,500 -13.00% 4
Buckinghamshire - 6 £32,500 -
Security Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (92.00%) Security Operations
2 12 (48.00%) Information Security
3 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 10 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (36.00%) Analytics
4 9 (36.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (36.00%) Python
4 9 (36.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (32.00%) Network Security
5 8 (32.00%) SIEM
5 8 (32.00%) Data Analytics
5 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (32.00%) CISSP
5 8 (32.00%) Power BI
5 8 (32.00%) Power Platform
6 6 (24.00%) Compliance Audit
6 6 (24.00%) Driving Licence
6 6 (24.00%) Service Management
6 6 (24.00%) GCIA
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (24.00%) Internet
6 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (24.00%) CCNP
6 6 (24.00%) CCNA
6 6 (24.00%) C
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) CEH
6 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (24.00%) Requirements Analysis

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) Network Security
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (24.00%) Internet
3 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (12.00%) SMTP
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) DNS
6 1 (4.00%) HTTP
6 1 (4.00%) tcpdump
6 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Power BI
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (36.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (24.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (4.00%) CMDB
5 1 (4.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Security Operations
2 12 (48.00%) Information Security
3 9 (36.00%) Analytics
3 9 (36.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (32.00%) Data Analytics
4 8 (32.00%) SIEM
5 6 (24.00%) Compliance Audit
5 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (24.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) Service Management
6 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.00%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (8.00%) Threat Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (4.00%) Decision-Making
8 1 (4.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (4.00%) Security Auditing
8 1 (4.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) C
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) CISSP
2 6 (24.00%) CCNA
2 6 (24.00%) CCNP
2 6 (24.00%) CEH
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) GCIA
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) NIST
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Informatica
2 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (4.00%) Qualys
2 1 (4.00%) Splunk
2 1 (4.00%) Varonis