The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / South West
Rank 207 214 217
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 24 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.70% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.72% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 25
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,406 £39,308 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% -  

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 4866 5681 5920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.61% 96.76% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4702 4959
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 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -5 12 £42,500 - 4
Wiltshire +15 6 £55,000 +15.78%
Gloucestershire -8 3 £52,500 -2.32%
Devon - 2 £29,655 -
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (50.91%) Information Security
1 28 (50.91%) SIEM
2 23 (41.82%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (38.18%) Firewall
4 20 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (30.91%) Degree
5 17 (30.91%) Security Cleared
6 16 (29.09%) Risk Management
6 16 (29.09%) ITIL
7 15 (27.27%) CISSP
7 15 (27.27%) Security Operations
8 12 (21.82%) Web Filtering
8 12 (21.82%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
8 12 (21.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (21.82%) ArcSight
9 11 (20.00%) RSA enVision
9 11 (20.00%) GCIH
9 11 (20.00%) Snort
9 11 (20.00%) Windows
9 11 (20.00%) Linux
10 10 (18.18%) LogRhythm
11 9 (16.36%) Data Loss Prevention
11 9 (16.36%) Finance
12 8 (14.55%) GIAC
12 8 (14.55%) Java
12 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
12 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
12 8 (14.55%) Security Operations Centre
12 8 (14.55%) Security Architecture

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.18%) Firewall
2 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.73%) Network Security
4 6 (10.91%) Wireshark
5 5 (9.09%) DNS
6 4 (7.27%) DHCP
6 4 (7.27%) HTTP
7 2 (3.64%) FTP
7 2 (3.64%) LAN
7 2 (3.64%) LDAP
7 2 (3.64%) SMTP
7 2 (3.64%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (3.64%) SSL
7 2 (3.64%) tcpdump
7 2 (3.64%) Telnet
7 2 (3.64%) VPN
7 2 (3.64%) WAN
8 1 (1.82%) BGP
8 1 (1.82%) Internet
8 1 (1.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.45%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 4 (7.27%) French Language
3 4 (7.27%) German Language
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) CSS
1 1 (1.82%) HTML
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
1 8 (14.55%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (7.27%) Cybercrime
4 4 (7.27%) iPad
5 3 (5.45%) CESG
5 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Unix
3 3 (5.45%) CentOS
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Information Security
1 28 (50.91%) SIEM
2 23 (41.82%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (29.09%) ITIL
3 16 (29.09%) Risk Management
4 15 (27.27%) Security Operations
5 12 (21.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (21.82%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (21.82%) Web Filtering
6 9 (16.36%) Data Loss Prevention
7 8 (14.55%) Security Architecture
8 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.91%) Data Encryption
9 6 (10.91%) ITIL V3
9 6 (10.91%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (9.09%) Email Filtering
10 5 (9.09%) IT Strategy
10 5 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 5 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
10 5 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) Java
2 5 (9.09%) Python
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) Ruby
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Degree
1 17 (30.91%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.27%) CISSP
3 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
4 11 (20.00%) GCIH
5 8 (14.55%) GIAC
6 7 (12.73%) CREST Certified
7 6 (10.91%) DV Cleared
7 6 (10.91%) GCIA
8 5 (9.09%) SANS
9 4 (7.27%) SSCP
10 3 (5.45%) ISEB
10 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
11 2 (3.64%) CEH
11 2 (3.64%) CISA
11 2 (3.64%) CISM
12 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.82%) CNA
12 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.73%) COBIT
2 7 (12.73%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (5.45%) ISO22301
3 3 (5.45%) ISO27002
3 3 (5.45%) ISO27005
4 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Snort
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) vSphere
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) RSA enVision
2 1 (1.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Nessus
2 1 (1.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.82%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) ArcSight
2 10 (18.18%) LogRhythm
3 5 (9.09%) Splunk
4 4 (7.27%) LogLogic
4 4 (7.27%) NetWitness
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) Dell
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle
6 2 (3.64%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Veeam
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