Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 273 267
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 72 64 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.71% 0.62% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.64% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 90
South West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,400 £28,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £51,950 £63,000 £59,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,828 10,019 11,403
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.02% 96.91% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8,095 8,387 9,590
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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
Bristol -5 20 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Gloucestershire +37 16 £34,500 -23.33% 3
Wiltshire -20 5 £45,000 -16.28% 1
Dorset -26 5 - -
Somerset - 2 £28,500 -
Cornwall -24 1 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, Security 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 West region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 51 (70.83%) Information Security
2 40 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 30 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 26 (36.11%) ITIL
6 25 (34.72%) Security Operations
7 22 (30.56%) Internal Audit
7 22 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
7 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
8 21 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (27.78%) SIEM
9 20 (27.78%) TCP/IP
10 17 (23.61%) Firewall
11 16 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
12 14 (19.44%) DNS
13 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
14 12 (16.67%) DV Cleared
14 12 (16.67%) Snort
14 12 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
15 11 (15.28%) Wireshark
15 11 (15.28%) tcpdump
15 11 (15.28%) HTTP
15 11 (15.28%) SQL
16 10 (13.89%) LDAP
16 10 (13.89%) SMTP
16 10 (13.89%) DHCP
16 10 (13.89%) FTP
16 10 (13.89%) SSL
16 10 (13.89%) Telnet
16 10 (13.89%) GIAC

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 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 17 (23.61%) Firewall
3 14 (19.44%) DNS
4 11 (15.28%) HTTP
4 11 (15.28%) tcpdump
4 11 (15.28%) Wireshark
5 10 (13.89%) DHCP
5 10 (13.89%) FTP
5 10 (13.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (13.89%) Network Security
5 10 (13.89%) SMTP
5 10 (13.89%) SSL
5 10 (13.89%) Telnet
6 5 (6.94%) Wireless
7 2 (2.78%) Skype
7 2 (2.78%) VPN
8 1 (1.39%) BGP
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.39%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Automotive
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.78%) Military
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) LDAP
2 3 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.39%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (1.39%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Unix
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (70.83%) Information Security
2 30 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 26 (36.11%) ITIL
4 25 (34.72%) Security Operations
5 22 (30.56%) Internal Audit
6 21 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (27.78%) SIEM
8 16 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
9 10 (13.89%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 8 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
10 8 (11.11%) Network Architecture
10 8 (11.11%) Service Design
11 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
11 6 (8.33%) Security Management
12 5 (6.94%) Computer Forensics
12 5 (6.94%) SDLC
12 5 (6.94%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (5.56%) Time Management
14 3 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) Python
3 3 (4.17%) Java
3 3 (4.17%) Perl
3 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 10 (13.89%) GIAC
5 8 (11.11%) CISSP
6 7 (9.72%) Degree
7 3 (4.17%) GCIA
8 2 (2.78%) CISM
8 2 (2.78%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.78%) GSEC
8 2 (2.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (2.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 2 (2.78%) SANS
9 1 (1.39%) CISMP
9 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.39%) GCFA
9 1 (1.39%) GCIH
9 1 (1.39%) GREM
9 1 (1.39%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (13.89%) PCI DSS
3 8 (11.11%) GDPR
4 5 (6.94%) COBIT
5 1 (1.39%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.39%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) Snort
2 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) Firmware
4 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 7 (9.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.78%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (2.78%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 2 (2.78%) Nexpose
2 2 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) LogRhythm
3 2 (2.78%) ArcSight
3 2 (2.78%) MobileIron
3 2 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco
4 1 (1.39%) HP
4 1 (1.39%) McAfee
4 1 (1.39%) Meraki
4 1 (1.39%) Thales