Junior Security Analyst Jobs

Junior Security Analyst
UK

The median Junior Security Analyst salary in the UK is £30,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 22 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
22 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 884 911 1246
Rank change year-on-year +27 +335 -287
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Security Analyst 20 8 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.009% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.009% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 16
10th Percentile £27,550 £35,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £28,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,000 £40,500 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year -25.93% +6.58% +52.00%
75th Percentile £35,938 £46,563 £42,500
90th Percentile £37,250 £47,500 £43,809
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% -2.60% +54.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 104,121 84,323 165,675
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 91.19% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 73,469 54,972 85,174
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,603 £45,000 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,519 £50,296
% change year-on-year -6.58% +6.41% +5.89%

Junior Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Junior Security Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Security Analyst in the UK

Junior Security Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Junior Security Analyst.

Salary trend for Junior Security Analyst in the UK

Junior Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Junior Security Analyst over the 6 months to 22 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Junior Security Analyst in the UK

Junior Security Analyst
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Security Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 22 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +43 18 £30,000 -22.08%
UK excluding London -43 15 £30,000 -20.00%
Midlands - 6 £30,000 -
South East - 5 £28,000 -
London +95 3 £36,500 -18.89%
East Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 £30,000 -
Work from Home +28 2 £36,500 -14.12%
North of England +11 2 £31,250 -18.83%
North West -23 2 £31,250 -18.83%
East of England -11 1 £36,500 -
South West - 1 £32,500 -

Junior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 22 June 2024, Junior Security Analyst job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Junior Security Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 9 (45.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 8 (40.00%) Incident Response
4 8 (40.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (35.00%) Network Security
6 6 (30.00%) Time Management
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) Azure
6 6 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (25.00%) SIEM
7 5 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 5 (25.00%) Cyberattack
7 5 (25.00%) Information Security
7 5 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (20.00%) Firewall
8 4 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
9 3 (15.00%) OSCP
9 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) OWASP
9 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture

Junior Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (5.00%) AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Entra ID
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Network Security
2 5 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) SD-WAN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 10 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Cyberattack
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (10.00%) Cyber Threat
4 1 (5.00%) CCTV
4 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security Posture
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2019
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (45.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 8 (40.00%) Incident Response
4 8 (40.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (30.00%) Time Management
7 5 (25.00%) Information Security
7 5 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 5 (25.00%) SIEM
8 4 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (15.00%) Creative Thinking
9 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
9 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
9 3 (15.00%) Threat and Vulnerability Management
9 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CEH
1 3 (15.00%) CISM
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
1 3 (15.00%) OSCP
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) CompTIA CySA+
2 2 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (15.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (15.00%) NCSC
4 2 (10.00%) NIST
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Darktrace
3 1 (5.00%) CrowdStrike
3 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.00%) Okta
3 1 (5.00%) Rapid7