The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Cybersecurity Analyst
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 836 921
Rank change year-on-year +42 +85  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 80 99 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.10% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.10% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 67 73 40
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £26,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £76,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Cybersecurity Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cybersecurity Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Analyst in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity Analyst in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Analyst in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England +27 77 £55,000 +10.00% 12
London +35 38 £55,000 -9.09% 6
South East +27 22 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Oxfordshire +2 14 £70,000 +16.66%
Banbury -7 9 £70,000 +107.40%
South West -11 7 £36,500 -27.00% 1
Bristol - 7 £36,500 - 1
Berkshire +30 5 £37,000 -26.00%
Uxbridge - 5 £50,000 -
City of London - 5 £57,500 -
Newbury - 5 £37,000 -
Hampshire +16 3 £70,000 +7.69% 2
North West -35 3 £51,250 +28.12%
East Midlands - 3 £82,500 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £82,500 -
West Midlands +12 2 £27,500 -40.54% 1
Yorkshire +1 2 £55,000 +161.90% 1
Manchester -32 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Basingstoke +2 1 £60,000 -6.97% 1
Northampton - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £57,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £27,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £52,500 -
South Wales - 1 £44,000 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £44,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £44,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity Analyst in the job title.

1 206 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 89 (43.20%) Firewall
3 83 (40.29%) SIEM
4 75 (36.41%) Information Security
5 70 (33.98%) CISSP
6 68 (33.01%) Windows
7 65 (31.55%) Network Security
8 63 (30.58%) SANS
9 62 (30.10%) CISM
10 52 (25.24%) Penetration Testing
11 50 (24.27%) Security Operations
12 49 (23.79%) Vulnerability Management
13 47 (22.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 46 (22.33%) Intrusion Detection
14 46 (22.33%) Computer Science
15 45 (21.84%) ITIL
16 44 (21.36%) SQL
16 44 (21.36%) GCIH
17 43 (20.87%) GIAC
18 41 (19.90%) GCIA
19 40 (19.42%) Ethical Hacking
20 39 (18.93%) TCP/IP
21 37 (17.96%) Analytics
22 35 (16.99%) Degree
22 35 (16.99%) Finance
23 34 (16.50%) Cisco
24 33 (16.02%) Linux
24 33 (16.02%) Computer Security
25 31 (15.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
26 30 (14.56%) PCI DSS

Cybersecurity 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 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.94%) IaaS
1 4 (1.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (43.20%) Firewall
2 65 (31.55%) Network Security
3 46 (22.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 39 (18.93%) TCP/IP
5 19 (9.22%) HTTP
5 19 (9.22%) VPN
6 17 (8.25%) LAN
6 17 (8.25%) WAN
7 15 (7.28%) HTTPS
8 14 (6.80%) DNS
8 14 (6.80%) Internet
9 12 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (5.83%) DHCP
10 8 (3.88%) Software-Defined Networking
11 7 (3.40%) Wireless
12 6 (2.91%) SSL
13 4 (1.94%) FTP
13 4 (1.94%) SAN
13 4 (1.94%) SSH
13 4 (1.94%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.91%) Big Data
2 1 (0.49%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (16.99%) Finance
2 30 (14.56%) Legal
3 19 (9.22%) Telecoms
4 16 (7.77%) Banking
4 16 (7.77%) Dutch Language
4 16 (7.77%) French Language
4 16 (7.77%) German Language
4 16 (7.77%) Italian Language
4 16 (7.77%) Spanish Language
5 7 (3.40%) Military
6 5 (2.43%) Automotive
6 5 (2.43%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Retail
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.40%) HTML
2 6 (2.91%) Web Services
3 2 (0.97%) Middleware
4 1 (0.49%) .NET
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.49%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.49%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.33%) Computer Science
2 25 (12.14%) Security Operations Centre
3 18 (8.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 17 (8.25%) Cyber Attack
5 16 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (7.77%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 14 (6.80%) Management Information System
7 13 (6.31%) Smartphone
8 9 (4.37%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (3.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (2.91%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.46%) Fintech
11 3 (1.46%) SCADA
12 2 (0.97%) BYOD
12 2 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.97%) PKI
13 1 (0.49%) Cyber Defence
13 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 68 (33.01%) Windows
2 33 (16.02%) Linux
3 23 (11.17%) Unix
4 20 (9.71%) VxWorks
5 14 (6.80%) Android
6 12 (5.83%) Windows Server
7 8 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.43%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 83 (40.29%) SIEM
3 75 (36.41%) Information Security
4 52 (25.24%) Penetration Testing
5 50 (24.27%) Security Operations
6 49 (23.79%) Vulnerability Management
7 45 (21.84%) ITIL
8 40 (19.42%) Ethical Hacking
9 37 (17.96%) Analytics
10 33 (16.02%) Computer Security
11 29 (14.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 27 (13.11%) Computer Forensics
13 25 (12.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 25 (12.14%) Malware Analysis
13 25 (12.14%) Threat Intelligence
14 24 (11.65%) Forensic Analysis
15 23 (11.17%) E-Discovery
15 23 (11.17%) Threat Detection
16 21 (10.19%) Network Design
17 20 (9.71%) Source Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.36%) SQL
2 27 (13.11%) Java
3 22 (10.68%) C
4 21 (10.19%) Python
5 20 (9.71%) C++
6 8 (3.88%) C#
6 8 (3.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.49%) PHP
7 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 70 (33.98%) CISSP
2 63 (30.58%) SANS
3 62 (30.10%) CISM
4 44 (21.36%) GCIH
5 43 (20.87%) GIAC
6 41 (19.90%) GCIA
7 35 (16.99%) Degree
8 28 (13.59%) CNA
8 28 (13.59%) Network+ Certification
8 28 (13.59%) Novell Certification
9 27 (13.11%) Security Cleared
10 23 (11.17%) Computer Science Degree
11 22 (10.68%) DV Cleared
12 18 (8.74%) CCNP
12 18 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (5.83%) CompTIA Security+
13 12 (5.83%) CREST Certified
13 12 (5.83%) Security+ Certification
14 10 (4.85%) CEH
15 9 (4.37%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (22.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (14.56%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.34%) NIST 800
4 9 (4.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (2.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 5 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.46%) SLA
8 1 (0.49%) COBIT
8 1 (0.49%) GDPR
8 1 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 21 (10.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.83%) vSphere
4 7 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 31 (15.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 23 (11.17%) CSIRT
3 6 (2.91%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.46%) Nessus
4 3 (1.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.97%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.49%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (0.49%) EnCase
6 1 (0.49%) FTK
6 1 (0.49%) QRadar
6 1 (0.49%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 34 (16.50%) Cisco
2 22 (10.68%) Sun
3 19 (9.22%) CheckPoint
4 17 (8.25%) Qualys
4 17 (8.25%) Splunk
5 16 (7.77%) ArcSight
5 16 (7.77%) Microsoft
5 16 (7.77%) VMware
6 14 (6.80%) Dell
7 12 (5.83%) Palo Alto
8 11 (5.34%) FireEye
9 8 (3.88%) McAfee
9 8 (3.88%) SonicWALL
10 7 (3.40%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.94%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.46%) Citrix
13 2 (0.97%) Google
13 2 (0.97%) IBM
13 2 (0.97%) Intel
13 2 (0.97%) Symantec
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