The median annual salary for an Incident Analyst was £41,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Incident Analyst
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 857 934
Rank change year-on-year +16 +77  
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 33 76 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.078% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.081% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 24 71 38
Median salary £41,750 £34,227 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.98% -19.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £26,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £29,250 £37,750
% change year-on-year +38.46% -22.51%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Incident Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Incident Analyst in the UK

Incident Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Incident Analyst in the UK

Incident Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Analyst over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Incident Analyst in the UK

Incident Analyst
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +1 32 £42,500 +21.42% 5
London +5 13 £43,750 -7.89% 4
East of England +7 8 £47,500 -
South East +63 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Hertfordshire - 6 £47,500 -
St Albans - 5 £47,500 -
Hampshire +23 4 - -
City of London +27 2 £40,000 +23.07% 1
South West -9 2 £32,000 +16.36%
Manchester -34 2 - - 1
North West -41 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £30,250 -
Berkshire +21 1 £40,000 +86.04%
Glasgow +11 1 £41,000 +3.14%
Scotland +4 1 £41,000 +3.14%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £24,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £35,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £25,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £40,000 -
Hatfield - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £23,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £24,000 -
North East - 1 £27,500 -

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Incident 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 Incident Analyst in the job title.

1 35 (44.87%) Incident Management
2 33 (42.31%) Information Security
3 27 (34.62%) Security Monitoring
4 25 (32.05%) ITIL
5 24 (30.77%) Finance
6 22 (28.21%) SIEM
7 21 (26.92%) Unix
7 21 (26.92%) Windows
8 20 (25.64%) Threat Analysis
9 19 (24.36%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (24.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 18 (23.08%) Change Management
10 18 (23.08%) Compliance Audit
11 16 (20.51%) Problem Management
12 15 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
13 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
13 14 (17.95%) Service Management
14 13 (16.67%) LogRhythm
14 13 (16.67%) AlienVault
15 12 (15.38%) LogLogic
15 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
16 11 (14.10%) CISSP
16 11 (14.10%) CEH
16 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (12.82%) Deep Packet Inspection
17 10 (12.82%) Cyber Attack
17 10 (12.82%) CESG Certified Professional
17 10 (12.82%) SANS
17 10 (12.82%) Wireshark

Incident 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 (1.28%) Apache
1 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) tcpdump
1 10 (12.82%) Wireshark
2 9 (11.54%) HTTPS
2 9 (11.54%) IPsec
2 9 (11.54%) SSH
2 9 (11.54%) SSL
2 9 (11.54%) VPN
3 6 (7.69%) Internet
4 5 (6.41%) Firewall
4 5 (6.41%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) DHCP
5 1 (1.28%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) HTTP
5 1 (1.28%) PBX
5 1 (1.28%) SMTP
5 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) DB2
1 4 (5.13%) Informix
2 1 (1.28%) Big Data
2 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
General
1 24 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.28%) PCRE
1 1 (1.28%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.82%) Cyber Attack
3 9 (11.54%) Cybercrime
3 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.54%) PKI
4 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.13%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) Unix
1 21 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Solaris
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Incident Management
2 33 (42.31%) Information Security
3 27 (34.62%) Security Monitoring
4 25 (32.05%) ITIL
5 22 (28.21%) SIEM
6 20 (25.64%) Threat Analysis
7 19 (24.36%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (24.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 18 (23.08%) Change Management
8 18 (23.08%) Compliance Audit
9 16 (20.51%) Problem Management
10 15 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (17.95%) Service Management
12 10 (12.82%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 9 (11.54%) Coaching
13 9 (11.54%) Network Packet Analysis
13 9 (11.54%) Regulatory Compliance
13 9 (11.54%) Security Testing
14 8 (10.26%) Security Operations
15 7 (8.97%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.56%) Python
2 1 (1.28%) C
2 1 (1.28%) Perl
2 1 (1.28%) PHP
2 1 (1.28%) Ruby
2 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
1 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) CEH
2 11 (14.10%) CISSP
3 10 (12.82%) CESG Certified Professional
3 10 (12.82%) CISA
3 10 (12.82%) CISM
3 10 (12.82%) CRISC
3 10 (12.82%) MCP
3 10 (12.82%) SANS
4 4 (5.13%) CCNA
4 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.13%) Degree
5 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.56%) GCIH
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.28%) GCIA
7 1 (1.28%) GIAC
7 1 (1.28%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.56%) QA
4 1 (1.28%) GPG13
4 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.28%) NIST 800
4 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) HDFS
2 1 (1.28%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) QRadar
2 3 (3.85%) CSIRT
3 2 (2.56%) Nessus
4 1 (1.28%) Fluentd
4 1 (1.28%) Kibana
4 1 (1.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) AlienVault
1 13 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 12 (15.38%) LogLogic
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle
4 5 (6.41%) Remedy
5 4 (5.13%) Computacenter
5 4 (5.13%) HP
5 4 (5.13%) Sun
5 4 (5.13%) Sybase
6 3 (3.85%) Splunk
7 2 (2.56%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.56%) BeyondTrust
7 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco
7 2 (2.56%) IBM
7 2 (2.56%) Juniper
8 1 (1.28%) FireEye
8 1 (1.28%) Lotus
8 1 (1.28%) Palo Alto
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