Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Analyst was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Security Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 532 545 609
Rank change year-on-year +13 +64 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 17 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.056% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 43 36
South East median annual salary £63,750 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +22.73% -5.17%
10th Percentile £44,900 £52,500 £41,875
90th Percentile £76,625 £110,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18% -

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 29564 33620 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28198 34628
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 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Analyst in the South East

Senior Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Analyst in the South East

Senior Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Analyst in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 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 +6 11 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Berkshire +33 4 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Surrey +1 3 £46,000 -16.36%
Oxfordshire -14 3 £67,500 -32.50%
Hampshire - 3 £67,500 - 1
Senior Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (52.94%) Information Security
2 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) CISM
4 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (29.41%) Cyber Attack
5 5 (29.41%) SIEM
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
6 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Metasploit
6 4 (23.53%) Security Patching
6 4 (23.53%) Burp Suite
6 4 (23.53%) Kali Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (23.53%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (17.65%) Source Code Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Threat Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
7 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
7 3 (17.65%) Line Management
7 3 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Senior 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Burp Suite
1 4 (23.53%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Kali Linux
3 3 (17.65%) VxWorks
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (52.94%) Information Security
2 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (29.41%) SIEM
5 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 4 (23.53%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (23.53%) Security Patching
6 3 (17.65%) Data Security
6 3 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (17.65%) Line Management
6 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
6 3 (17.65%) Source Code Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) Information Management
7 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (11.76%) Malware Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) C
2 3 (17.65%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) CISM
3 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) CISA
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) CEH
5 1 (5.88%) CISMP
5 1 (5.88%) CREST Certified
5 1 (5.88%) GCFA
5 1 (5.88%) GIAC
5 1 (5.88%) SANS
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
4 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (11.76%) GDPR
5 1 (5.88%) BS7799
5 1 (5.88%) COBIT
5 1 (5.88%) ISO 22301
5 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (5.88%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nessus
2 1 (5.88%) EnCase
2 1 (5.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Google
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Splunk