The median annual salary for a Incident Analyst was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 914 933
Rank change year-on-year +100 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 44 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.038% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.040% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 38
Median salary £43,750 £42,500 £38,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +9.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +4.61%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Incident Analyst in the UK

Incident Analyst
Top 25 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 28 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
England +108 41 £45,000 +5.88% 2
London +78 16 £47,500 -13.63%
South West +36 8 £41,250 +50.00%
South East +54 7 £42,500 - 1
East of England +21 6 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £47,500 - 1
St Albans - 6 £47,500 -
Bristol +8 4 £41,250 +50.00%
Wiltshire - 4 £41,250 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Swindon - 4 £41,250 -
Berkshire +38 3 £42,500 +3.03%
Yorkshire +30 3 £22,500 -18.18%
Scotland +26 3 £33,000 -5.71%
Edinburgh +10 3 £33,000 -5.71%
North Yorkshire +7 2 £21,000 -23.63%
Newbury - 2 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire +26 1 £50,000 +85.18%
Leeds +21 1 £50,000 +85.18%
Nottinghamshire +10 1 £26,000 -42.22%
East Midlands +8 1 £26,000 -42.22%
Nottingham +6 1 £26,000 -42.22%
City of London - 1 £52,500 -
Ripon - 1 £22,500 -

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 50 (48.08%) Incident Management
2 39 (37.50%) Information Security
3 32 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 32 (30.77%) SIEM
4 30 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (26.92%) Finance
5 28 (26.92%) ITIL
6 27 (25.96%) Security Monitoring
7 23 (22.12%) Service Management
8 18 (17.31%) CISSP
9 17 (16.35%) Banking
10 16 (15.38%) Windows
10 16 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
11 15 (14.42%) LogRhythm
11 15 (14.42%) AlienVault
12 14 (13.46%) LogLogic
13 13 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 13 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (12.50%) Unix
14 12 (11.54%) HTTPS
14 12 (11.54%) SSL
14 12 (11.54%) Firewall
14 12 (11.54%) Risk Management
14 12 (11.54%) Telecoms
14 12 (11.54%) Splunk
14 12 (11.54%) Compliance Audit
14 12 (11.54%) Security Operations
15 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
15 11 (10.58%) CEH

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 (0.96%) Apache
1 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) Firewall
1 12 (11.54%) HTTPS
1 12 (11.54%) SSL
2 10 (9.62%) tcpdump
2 10 (9.62%) Wireshark
3 9 (8.65%) IPsec
3 9 (8.65%) SSH
3 9 (8.65%) VPN
4 3 (2.88%) DNS
4 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.96%) ATM
5 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) Big Data
1 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
General
1 28 (26.92%) Finance
2 17 (16.35%) Banking
3 12 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.85%) Legal
5 3 (2.88%) Retail
6 2 (1.92%) International Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Billing
7 1 (0.96%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (0.96%) PCRE
1 1 (0.96%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.58%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.62%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (8.65%) PKI
5 8 (7.69%) Cybercrime
6 7 (6.73%) Cyber Attack
7 6 (5.77%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.38%) Windows
2 13 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (0.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (48.08%) Incident Management
2 39 (37.50%) Information Security
3 32 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 32 (30.77%) SIEM
4 30 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (26.92%) ITIL
6 27 (25.96%) Security Monitoring
7 23 (22.12%) Service Management
8 16 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
9 13 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (11.54%) Compliance Audit
10 12 (11.54%) Risk Management
10 12 (11.54%) Security Operations
11 10 (9.62%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 10 (9.62%) IT Audit
12 9 (8.65%) Coaching
12 9 (8.65%) Network Packet Analysis
12 9 (8.65%) Security Testing
13 8 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.92%) Python
2 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.96%) C
2 1 (0.96%) C#
2 1 (0.96%) Ruby
2 1 (0.96%) SQL
2 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) CISSP
2 11 (10.58%) CEH
2 11 (10.58%) CISA
2 11 (10.58%) CISM
2 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.65%) Degree
5 8 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (6.73%) GCIH
7 6 (5.77%) CCNA
7 6 (5.77%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (5.77%) CRISC
7 6 (5.77%) GCIA
7 6 (5.77%) MCP
7 6 (5.77%) SANS
8 4 (3.85%) CREST Certified
8 4 (3.85%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.96%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) ISO 9001
2 10 (9.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (8.65%) SLA
4 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.96%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) HDFS
1 1 (0.96%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) QRadar
2 6 (5.77%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.96%) Fluentd
3 1 (0.96%) Kibana
3 1 (0.96%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) AlienVault
1 15 (14.42%) LogRhythm
2 14 (13.46%) LogLogic
3 12 (11.54%) Splunk
4 10 (9.62%) HP
4 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 8 (7.69%) Cisco
5 8 (7.69%) IBM
5 8 (7.69%) Juniper
6 4 (3.85%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.88%) Computacenter
7 3 (2.88%) FireEye
7 3 (2.88%) Sage
7 3 (2.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.96%) Dell
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle
8 1 (0.96%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.96%) Sophos
8 1 (0.96%) Tableau
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