Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Assurance Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Information Assurance Analyst
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1158 1180 1253
Rank change year-on-year +22 +73 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Assurance Analyst 18 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.008% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 6
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -20.00% +34.38%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £70,500 £52,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.12% -4.44% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,793 169,672 200,153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,587 141,257 167,368
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Information Assurance Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance Analyst in the UK

Information Assurance Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Information Assurance Analyst in the UK

Information Assurance Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance Analyst over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance Analyst in the UK

Information Assurance Analyst
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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 +6 18 £45,000 +4.65% 1
UK excluding London +8 9 £36,500 -15.12% 1
London -17 9 £65,000 +30.00%
Yorkshire - 4 £38,000 -
North of England - 4 £38,000 -
South East - 3 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £32,500 -
Midlands - 2 £32,500 -

Information Assurance Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Information Assurance Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Information Assurance Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (77.78%) PCI DSS
4 11 (61.11%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (55.56%) Risk Management
6 7 (38.89%) OWASP
7 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
7 6 (33.33%) SIEM
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (22.22%) Games
9 4 (22.22%) ISMS
9 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (16.67%) QA
10 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
10 3 (16.67%) Network Security
10 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (16.67%) Database Security
10 3 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (16.67%) BYOD
10 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (16.67%) CEH
10 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (16.67%) Management Information System

Information Assurance 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (11.11%) HTTP
General
1 4 (22.22%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) BYOD
1 3 (16.67%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (55.56%) Risk Management
4 7 (38.89%) OWASP
5 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 6 (33.33%) SIEM
6 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
7 4 (22.22%) ISMS
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Database Security
8 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 3 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
8 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CEH
1 3 (16.67%) CISM
1 3 (16.67%) CISSP
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) SANS
2 2 (11.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CRISC
3 1 (5.56%) CCSP
3 1 (5.56%) CISA
3 1 (5.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (77.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (11.11%) GDPR
5 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)