Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Application Security Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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

Applications Security Analyst
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1169 1248 1307
Rank change year-on-year +79 +59 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Application Security Analyst 14 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 9
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £40,625 £46,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £74,375 £65,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £60,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -27.08% +81.82% -14.84%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170504 195110 215041
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138625 163935 176370
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Application Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Application Security Analyst in the UK

Application Security Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Application Security Analyst in the UK

Application Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Application Security Analyst over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Application Security Analyst in the UK

Application Security Analyst
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 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
England +86 14 £57,500 -4.17%
London +48 12 £57,500 -4.17%
UK excluding London +55 2 £43,750 -27.08%
South East +76 1 £60,000 +60.00%
West Midlands - 1 £27,500 -
Midlands - 1 £27,500 -

Application Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Application 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 featuring Application Security Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
4 7 (50.00%) Military
4 7 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) Unix
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Information Security
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
8 2 (14.29%) OWASP
8 2 (14.29%) High Availability
8 2 (14.29%) SailPoint
8 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (14.29%) Source Code Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 2 (14.29%) Sun
8 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 2 (14.29%) SLA
8 2 (14.29%) SAN

Application Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (7.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Military
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) SailPoint
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Online Games
2 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Ethical Hacking
1 8 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 7 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (14.29%) OWASP
4 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Source Code Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Secure Coding
5 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (7.14%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (7.14%) CA
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft