Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 291 251
Rank change year-on-year -1 -40 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 52 45 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.44% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.45% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 83
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £24,600 £23,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,750 £62,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +8.70%

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 10,413 9,997 10,801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 96.96% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,679 8,321 9,035
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -15 12 £43,750 +9.38% 6
Gloucestershire +23 6 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Wiltshire -6 6 £28,750 -47.73%
Dorset -38 4 £50,000 +51.52%
Somerset - 3 £37,500 - 1
Devon +7 1 £30,007 +16.63% 2
Cornwall -16 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 39 (75.00%) Information Security
2 38 (73.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (51.92%) ITIL
4 26 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 23 (44.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 22 (42.31%) Security Operations
7 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
8 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
8 18 (34.62%) Internal Audit
9 15 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (19.23%) SIEM
10 10 (19.23%) Firewall
11 9 (17.31%) Windows
12 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 8 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (13.46%) DNS
13 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
14 6 (11.54%) Linux
14 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
14 6 (11.54%) Degree
14 6 (11.54%) Network Security
14 6 (11.54%) Threat Intelligence
15 5 (9.62%) GDPR
15 5 (9.62%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (9.62%) CISSP
16 4 (7.69%) Service Management
16 4 (7.69%) Finance
16 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
16 4 (7.69%) Shell Script

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:

Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Firewall
2 8 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 7 (13.46%) DNS
4 6 (11.54%) Network Security
5 4 (7.69%) HTTP
6 1 (1.92%) BGP
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.92%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.92%) OSPF
6 1 (1.92%) SSL
6 1 (1.92%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.92%) LDAP
3 1 (1.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 4 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Information Security
2 27 (51.92%) ITIL
3 23 (44.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 22 (42.31%) Security Operations
5 18 (34.62%) Internal Audit
6 15 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (19.23%) SIEM
8 6 (11.54%) Threat Intelligence
9 5 (9.62%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 4 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
10 4 (7.69%) ISMS
10 4 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) Service Management
11 3 (5.77%) Computer Security
11 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
11 3 (5.77%) ITSM
11 3 (5.77%) Patch Management
11 3 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (5.77%) Security Management
11 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) Java
1 4 (7.69%) Python
1 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) CISSP
4 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) SANS
4 2 (3.85%) SSCP
5 1 (1.92%) CISA
5 1 (1.92%) CISM
5 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.92%) ECSA
5 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (73.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.62%) GDPR
3 2 (3.85%) COBIT
3 2 (3.85%) GPG13
3 2 (3.85%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.85%) SLA
4 1 (1.92%) FISMA
4 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.92%) NIST 800
4 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (7.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco
3 1 (1.92%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) Meraki