Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Risk Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Security Risk Analyst
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1145 1158 1239
Rank change year-on-year +13 +81 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Risk Analyst 44 79 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.042% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.043% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 36 58 54
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -2.91%
10th Percentile £43,375 £37,500 £34,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.86% +2.00% +11.11%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Security Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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 +3 44 £55,000 +10.00% 4
London +7 32 £55,000 +10.00% 1
UK excluding London +9 12 £47,500 -6.86% 3
North of England +9 7 £40,500 +1.25% 2
Yorkshire +32 4 - - 2
South East +25 4 £50,000 -1.96% 1
North West -19 3 £40,500 -12.43%
Midlands +15 1 £35,000 -12.50%
West Midlands +6 1 £35,000 -12.50%

Security Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 43 (97.73%) Information Security
2 29 (65.91%) Risk Management
3 27 (61.36%) CISSP
4 20 (45.45%) Finance
5 17 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (36.36%) COBIT
7 15 (34.09%) CISM
8 14 (31.82%) PCI DSS
9 13 (29.55%) Incident Management
9 13 (29.55%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (25.00%) CISA
11 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
11 10 (22.73%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (22.73%) Data Privacy
12 8 (18.18%) CRISC
13 7 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (15.91%) Project Management
13 7 (15.91%) Data Loss Prevention
14 6 (13.64%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
14 6 (13.64%) ITIL
14 6 (13.64%) Law
15 5 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (11.36%) Degree
15 5 (11.36%) Regulatory Compliance
16 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 4 (9.09%) Compliance Audit
16 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
16 4 (9.09%) Firewall

Security Risk 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 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Law
3 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.82%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (97.73%) Information Security
2 29 (65.91%) Risk Management
3 13 (29.55%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (29.55%) Incident Management
4 10 (22.73%) Data Privacy
4 10 (22.73%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (15.91%) Data Loss Prevention
5 7 (15.91%) Project Management
5 7 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL
7 5 (11.36%) Regulatory Compliance
8 4 (9.09%) Compliance Audit
9 3 (6.82%) Data Analytics
9 3 (6.82%) Data Security
9 3 (6.82%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (6.82%) Security Management
9 3 (6.82%) Security Operations
9 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (61.36%) CISSP
2 15 (34.09%) CISM
3 11 (25.00%) CISA
4 8 (18.18%) CRISC
5 5 (11.36%) Degree
6 2 (4.55%) GIAC
7 1 (2.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (36.36%) COBIT
3 14 (31.82%) PCI DSS
4 6 (13.64%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (4.55%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.27%) Tripwire