Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Assurance Analyst was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1162 1273 1321
Rank change year-on-year +111 +48 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Assurance Analyst 31 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.002% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 31 3 5
UK median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +14.29% +5.26%
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £41,499 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.62% +18.57% +5.26%

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 170014 195855 213983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.02% 96.50% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 138687 164501 175450
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% -

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 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance Analyst in the UK

Information Assurance Analyst
Top 7 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 20 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 +100 31 £43,000 +1.18%
UK excluding London +97 20 £43,000 +3.62%
East of England - 17 £43,000 -
London +63 10 £57,500 +43.75%
South East - 2 £43,750 -
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Midlands - 1 £70,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (96.77%) Information Security
2 29 (93.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (70.97%) Risk Management
4 20 (64.52%) Risk Analysis
5 17 (54.84%) Security Management
5 17 (54.84%) Information Security Management
5 17 (54.84%) CISA
5 17 (54.84%) CISM
5 17 (54.84%) CISSP
6 14 (45.16%) Service Delivery
6 14 (45.16%) Legal
7 9 (29.03%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (29.03%) Data Protection
8 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (22.58%) Network Security
10 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
10 6 (19.35%) Remediation Plan
10 6 (19.35%) Web Services
11 5 (16.13%) Security Operations
11 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 4 (12.90%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (12.90%) Data Flow Diagram
12 4 (12.90%) SIEM
12 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
12 4 (12.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (12.90%) Data Security
12 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
14 2 (6.45%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
General
1 14 (45.16%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (12.90%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Information Security
2 22 (70.97%) Risk Management
3 20 (64.52%) Risk Analysis
4 17 (54.84%) Information Security Management
4 17 (54.84%) Security Management
5 14 (45.16%) Service Delivery
6 9 (29.03%) Data Protection
7 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (19.35%) Remediation Plan
8 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
9 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (16.13%) Security Operations
10 4 (12.90%) Data Flow Diagram
10 4 (12.90%) Data Security
10 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (12.90%) SIEM
10 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 2 (6.45%) Change Management
11 2 (6.45%) Information Assurance
12 1 (3.23%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) CISA
1 17 (54.84%) CISM
1 17 (54.84%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (93.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) McAfee