The median annual salary for a Security Risk Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Risk Analyst
UK
Rank 845 950 940
Rank change year-on-year +105 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Risk Analyst 22 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.014% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 10
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £55,000 £55,600
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -30.47% +40.00%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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%  

Security Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Risk Analyst in the UK

Security Risk Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Security Risk Analyst in the UK

Security Risk Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Risk Analyst over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Risk Analyst in the UK

Security Risk Analyst
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Risk Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +100 22 £55,000 +15.78% 3
London +84 19 £55,000 +22.22% 3
City of London +54 4 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Barnet - 4 £46,250 -
Essex - 2 £36,500 -
East of England - 2 £36,500 -
South East +75 1 - -
Berkshire +34 1 - -
West End of London - 1 - -

Security Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Security Risk 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 Security Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 44 (67.69%) Information Security
2 40 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (53.85%) CISSP
4 34 (52.31%) Finance
5 20 (30.77%) CISM
6 19 (29.23%) Risk Management
7 18 (27.69%) CISA
8 17 (26.15%) PCI DSS
9 15 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (23.08%) Degree
10 14 (21.54%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (18.46%) Sophos
11 12 (18.46%) Forcepoint
11 12 (18.46%) ITIL
12 11 (16.92%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (15.38%) Oracle
13 10 (15.38%) Linux
13 10 (15.38%) Security Management
13 10 (15.38%) Security Architecture
14 9 (13.85%) IaaS
14 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
15 8 (12.31%) Java
15 8 (12.31%) Windows
15 8 (12.31%) Fintech
15 8 (12.31%) Scala
15 8 (12.31%) PaaS
16 7 (10.77%) Unix
16 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
17 6 (9.23%) COBIT

Security Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) IaaS
2 8 (12.31%) PaaS
3 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Firewall
1 4 (6.15%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (4.62%) Network Security
General
1 34 (52.31%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Retail
3 5 (7.69%) Advertising
3 5 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Fintech
2 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.15%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.08%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.54%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Linux
2 8 (12.31%) Windows
3 7 (10.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (67.69%) Information Security
2 19 (29.23%) Risk Management
3 15 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (21.54%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (18.46%) ITIL
6 11 (16.92%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (15.38%) Security Architecture
7 10 (15.38%) Security Management
8 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.23%) Information Security Management
9 6 (9.23%) ISMS
10 5 (7.69%) Data Protection
10 5 (7.69%) IT Audit
10 5 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (7.69%) SIEM
11 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (4.62%) Project Management
13 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
13 2 (3.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) Java
1 8 (12.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (53.85%) CISSP
2 20 (30.77%) CISM
3 18 (27.69%) CISA
4 15 (23.08%) Degree
5 6 (9.23%) CEH
6 5 (7.69%) CRISC
7 2 (3.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (3.08%) CCSP
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.08%) SANS
8 1 (1.54%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (26.15%) PCI DSS
3 6 (9.23%) COBIT
4 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (6.15%) SLA
5 2 (3.08%) GDPR
5 2 (3.08%) ISO27002
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Forcepoint
1 12 (18.46%) Sophos
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
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