The median annual salary for a Senior Information Security Analyst was £58,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Senior Information Security Analyst
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 920 966
Rank change year-on-year +59 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Analyst 13 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.027% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.028% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 22
Median salary £58,000 £60,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,050 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,250 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £58,500 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +17.00% +19.04%  

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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Information Security Analyst in the UK

Senior Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Information Security Analyst in the UK

Senior Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Analyst over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Information Security Analyst in the UK

Senior Information Security Analyst
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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 +42 12 £57,500 -8.00% 1
South East +47 9 £63,750 +15.90%
Surrey +45 6 £57,500 +4.54%
London +21 3 £55,000 -15.38%
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
City of London +15 1 £55,000 -10.20%
Scotland +11 1 £58,500 +23.80%
Basingstoke - 1 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £70,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £58,500 -

Senior Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Senior Information Security 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 Senior Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Information Security
2 30 (81.08%) CISSP
3 28 (75.68%) CISM
4 19 (51.35%) Finance
5 18 (48.65%) Management Information System
6 15 (40.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (37.84%) Data Protection
7 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
7 14 (37.84%) ITIL
8 13 (35.14%) PCI DSS
9 12 (32.43%) Kanban
9 12 (32.43%) PRINCE
9 12 (32.43%) Project Management
9 12 (32.43%) Scrum
9 12 (32.43%) Internal Audit
10 11 (29.73%) CISA
10 11 (29.73%) Incident Management
11 10 (27.03%) Information Assurance
11 10 (27.03%) Firewall
11 10 (27.03%) Legal
11 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
12 8 (21.62%) 802.1X
12 8 (21.62%) SSADM
12 8 (21.62%) ISO 9000
12 8 (21.62%) Degree
12 8 (21.62%) CRAMM
12 8 (21.62%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
14 6 (16.22%) Network Security
14 6 (16.22%) Windows

Senior Information Security 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 (2.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) Kerberos
3 4 (10.81%) LDAP
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (8.11%) SSL
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) VPN
5 2 (5.41%) HTTP
6 1 (2.70%) BGP
6 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.70%) IPv6
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Burp Suite
1 2 (5.41%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.41%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) 802.1X
2 4 (10.81%) SailPoint
3 3 (8.11%) SAML
4 2 (5.41%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.70%) OAuth
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Management Information System
2 8 (21.62%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) PKI
4 2 (5.41%) BYOD
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (5.41%) Fintech
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Blog
5 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.70%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Kali Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (37.84%) Data Protection
2 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
3 12 (32.43%) Internal Audit
3 12 (32.43%) Kanban
3 12 (32.43%) PRINCE
3 12 (32.43%) Project Management
3 12 (32.43%) Scrum
4 11 (29.73%) Incident Management
5 10 (27.03%) Information Assurance
5 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
6 8 (21.62%) CRAMM
6 8 (21.62%) SSADM
7 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.51%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.81%) SIEM
9 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Java
1 2 (5.41%) Perl
1 2 (5.41%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Scala
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) CISSP
2 28 (75.68%) CISM
3 11 (29.73%) CISA
4 8 (21.62%) Degree
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (5.41%) CEH
6 2 (5.41%) CRISC
7 1 (2.70%) CCIE
7 1 (2.70%) CCNP
7 1 (2.70%) CCSE
7 1 (2.70%) CISMP
7 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.70%) ECSA
7 1 (2.70%) GCED
7 1 (2.70%) GCIA
7 1 (2.70%) IISP
7 1 (2.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (40.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (35.14%) PCI DSS
3 8 (21.62%) ISO 9000
4 6 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (10.81%) COBIT
5 4 (10.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (10.81%) SSAE 16
6 2 (5.41%) GDPR
6 2 (5.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco
1 4 (10.81%) Dell
1 4 (10.81%) F5
2 3 (8.11%) Juniper
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Palo Alto
3 2 (5.41%) CyberArk
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
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