Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Security Analyst
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 243 275
Rank change year-on-year +56 +32 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 78 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.25% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 25
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +14.94%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,250 £64,500
South East median annual salary £47,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.09% +7.78% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 6046 6463 8355
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.47% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4944 5493 7253
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Surrey

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Surrey

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Surrey

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 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
Reigate - 33 £50,000 - 1
Guildford +5 18 £47,500 +1.06%
Staines - 6 - -
Godalming - 2 £20,500 -
Camberley -10 1 £46,000 -8.00%
Chertsey - 1 £35,000 -
Redhill - 1 £57,500 -
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Surrey region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 73 (93.59%) Information Security
2 68 (87.18%) CISSP
3 64 (82.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (60.26%) Management Information System
4 47 (60.26%) Finance
5 46 (58.97%) Firewall
6 44 (56.41%) CISM
7 43 (55.13%) Network Security
8 42 (53.85%) Penetration Testing
9 40 (51.28%) Security Management
10 39 (50.00%) Information Security Management
11 38 (48.72%) CRISC
12 34 (43.59%) Risk Assessment
13 33 (42.31%) Risk Analysis
14 32 (41.03%) Active Directory
15 31 (39.74%) GIAC
16 30 (38.46%) Process Improvement
17 27 (34.62%) Strategic Planning
18 26 (33.33%) PCI DSS
19 24 (30.77%) IT Governance
19 24 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
20 23 (29.49%) Security Operations
21 17 (21.79%) GDPR
21 17 (21.79%) Data Security
22 16 (20.51%) SIEM
23 15 (19.23%) Risk Management
24 14 (17.95%) Information Management
24 14 (17.95%) Threat Modelling
25 13 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
25 13 (16.67%) Kalman Filter

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.56%) nginx
2 1 (1.28%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (58.97%) Firewall
2 43 (55.13%) Network Security
3 5 (6.41%) Internet
4 3 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
General
1 47 (60.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) Ajax
1 2 (2.56%) CSS
1 2 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (2.56%) HTML
1 2 (2.56%) jQuery
1 2 (2.56%) Laravel
1 2 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (2.56%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 47 (60.26%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Linux
1 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (93.59%) Information Security
2 42 (53.85%) Penetration Testing
3 40 (51.28%) Security Management
4 39 (50.00%) Information Security Management
5 34 (43.59%) Risk Assessment
6 33 (42.31%) Risk Analysis
7 30 (38.46%) Process Improvement
8 27 (34.62%) Strategic Planning
9 24 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
9 24 (30.77%) IT Governance
10 23 (29.49%) Security Operations
11 17 (21.79%) Data Security
12 16 (20.51%) SIEM
13 15 (19.23%) Risk Management
14 14 (17.95%) Information Management
14 14 (17.95%) Threat Modelling
15 13 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
15 13 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
16 11 (14.10%) ITIL
17 9 (11.54%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.56%) PHP
2 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (87.18%) CISSP
2 44 (56.41%) CISM
3 38 (48.72%) CRISC
4 31 (39.74%) GIAC
5 11 (14.10%) Degree
6 6 (7.69%) CGEIT
6 6 (7.69%) CISA
7 5 (6.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (2.56%) CEH
8 2 (2.56%) SSCP
9 1 (1.28%) CASP
9 1 (1.28%) CISMP
9 1 (1.28%) IISP
9 1 (1.28%) MCSE
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (82.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 17 (21.79%) GDPR
4 2 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (2.56%) ISO 9000
4 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.56%) SLA
5 1 (1.28%) BS7799
5 1 (1.28%) COBIT
5 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (41.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Nessus
2 2 (2.56%) Kibana
2 2 (2.56%) logstash
3 1 (1.28%) OSSEC
3 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (1.28%) ArcSight
1 1 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (1.28%) Cisco
1 1 (1.28%) IBM
1 1 (1.28%) McAfee
1 1 (1.28%) Qualys
1 1 (1.28%) Splunk
1 1 (1.28%) Tripwire