The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 Analyst
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 191 195
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 25 49 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.95% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.97% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 19 46 43
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,546 £31,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £53,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.09%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5072 5041 5830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.00% 97.62% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4219 4271 4917
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in the South West

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in the South West

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in the South West

Security Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol -16 15 £37,500 +4.89% 3
Gloucestershire -19 3 £40,000 -17.94%
Dorset +1 2 £33,000 +20.00% 1
Devon - 2 £25,729 -
Wiltshire +4 1 £35,000 - 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 West region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (56.25%) Firewall
2 22 (45.83%) Information Security
3 20 (41.67%) CISSP
4 19 (39.58%) Windows
5 18 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (37.50%) Network Security
6 17 (35.42%) SIEM
7 16 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 15 (31.25%) SANS
9 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
10 13 (27.08%) GCIH
11 12 (25.00%) GCIA
11 12 (25.00%) Snort
11 12 (25.00%) Linux
11 12 (25.00%) CREST Certified
11 12 (25.00%) Security Operations
11 12 (25.00%) ArcSight
12 11 (22.92%) RSA enVision
12 11 (22.92%) Unix
12 11 (22.92%) DV Cleared
12 11 (22.92%) PCI DSS
13 10 (20.83%) Test Management
13 10 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
13 10 (20.83%) Java
13 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
13 10 (20.83%) VPN
13 10 (20.83%) Cisco
13 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
13 10 (20.83%) Cyberthreat

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) Firewall
2 18 (37.50%) Network Security
3 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 10 (20.83%) VPN
4 9 (18.75%) DHCP
4 9 (18.75%) DNS
5 7 (14.58%) LAN
5 7 (14.58%) Software-Defined Networking
5 7 (14.58%) WAN
6 5 (10.42%) Internet
6 5 (10.42%) Wireshark
7 3 (6.25%) HTTP
8 2 (4.17%) FTP
8 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (4.17%) SMTP
9 1 (2.08%) BGP
9 1 (2.08%) LDAP
9 1 (2.08%) OSPF
9 1 (2.08%) SSL
9 1 (2.08%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
1 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
1 3 (6.25%) CSS
1 3 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.33%) iPad
6 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.17%) CESG
6 2 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Linux
3 11 (22.92%) Unix
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Information Security
2 17 (35.42%) SIEM
3 16 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 10 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (20.83%) Test Management
6 8 (16.67%) IT Strategy
6 8 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.58%) Coaching
7 7 (14.58%) ITIL
7 7 (14.58%) ITSM
7 7 (14.58%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
7 7 (14.58%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (14.58%) Service Management
7 7 (14.58%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) Python
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) CISSP
2 15 (31.25%) SANS
2 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
4 13 (27.08%) GCIH
5 12 (25.00%) CREST Certified
5 12 (25.00%) GCIA
6 11 (22.92%) DV Cleared
7 9 (18.75%) CCNA
7 9 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (18.75%) SSCP
8 8 (16.67%) CCNP
9 7 (14.58%) CISM
9 7 (14.58%) Degree
10 6 (12.50%) CNA
10 6 (12.50%) GIAC
10 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (12.50%) Novell Certification
10 6 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (22.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.08%) GDPR
3 1 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Snort
2 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.58%) vSphere
3 6 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.08%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) RSA enVision
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.08%) zSecure
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 10 (20.83%) Cisco
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.67%) LogRhythm
3 8 (16.67%) VMware
4 7 (14.58%) Dell
4 7 (14.58%) SonicWALL
5 4 (8.33%) LogLogic
5 4 (8.33%) NetWitness
5 4 (8.33%) Splunk
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Veeam
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