The median annual salary for a Senior Information Security Analyst was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Information Security Analyst
UK
Rank 833 900 950
Rank change year-on-year +67 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Analyst 24 48 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.047% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.048% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 9 43 9
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £46,000 £45,080
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £55,000 £45,850
% change year-on-year +31.81% +19.95%  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
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%  

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Information Security Analyst in the UK

Senior Information Security Analyst
Top 14 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 24 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 +74 22 £70,000 +27.27% 4
South East +65 12 £72,500 +70.58% 3
London +50 7 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Surrey - 6 - - 2
Hampshire +28 4 £72,500 +70.58% 1
Basingstoke +12 4 £72,500 +70.58% 1
West Midlands +23 2 - -
Scotland +22 2 - -
Coventry +15 2 - -
Kent - 2 £41,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
North West -17 1 - -
Manchester -20 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -

Senior Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 63 (100.00%) Information Security
2 51 (80.95%) CISSP
3 38 (60.32%) CISM
4 25 (39.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (36.51%) PCI DSS
5 23 (36.51%) Management Information System
6 21 (33.33%) Finance
7 20 (31.75%) CISA
7 20 (31.75%) Linux
8 17 (26.98%) Degree
9 16 (25.40%) Risk Management
10 14 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (22.22%) Network Security
10 14 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (22.22%) Security Operations
11 12 (19.05%) Windows
12 11 (17.46%) Firewall
12 11 (17.46%) SANS
13 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
13 10 (15.87%) CEH
14 9 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 9 (14.29%) ITIL
14 9 (14.29%) Java
14 9 (14.29%) Oracle
14 9 (14.29%) Project Management
14 9 (14.29%) Fintech
15 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
15 8 (12.70%) Data Protection
15 8 (12.70%) IaaS

Senior Information Security 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) IaaS
1 8 (12.70%) PaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) Network Security
2 11 (17.46%) Firewall
3 6 (9.52%) DNS
3 6 (9.52%) HTTP
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (7.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (7.94%) SSL
4 5 (7.94%) VPN
5 4 (6.35%) Kerberos
5 4 (6.35%) LDAP
6 3 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.59%) IPv6
7 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Legal
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Games
5 2 (3.17%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.59%) Automotive
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) 802.1X
2 5 (7.94%) SAML
3 4 (6.35%) SailPoint
4 2 (3.17%) Web Services
5 1 (1.59%) OAuth
5 1 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (36.51%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.29%) Fintech
3 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
4 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (9.52%) BYOD
5 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
5 6 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (7.94%) PKI
7 4 (6.35%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.59%) Blog
8 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.59%) User Experience
8 1 (1.59%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Linux
2 12 (19.05%) Windows
3 4 (6.35%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (25.40%) Risk Management
3 14 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
5 9 (14.29%) ITIL
5 9 (14.29%) Project Management
5 9 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (12.70%) Data Protection
7 7 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 7 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 7 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.52%) Internal Audit
8 6 (9.52%) PRINCE
8 6 (9.52%) Scrum
8 6 (9.52%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) Java
2 8 (12.70%) Scala
3 1 (1.59%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (80.95%) CISSP
2 38 (60.32%) CISM
3 20 (31.75%) CISA
4 17 (26.98%) Degree
5 11 (17.46%) SANS
6 10 (15.87%) CEH
7 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (12.70%) CRISC
8 6 (9.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (7.94%) CISMP
10 4 (6.35%) CCSP
11 3 (4.76%) GSEC
12 2 (3.17%) CCNP
12 2 (3.17%) ISSAP
13 1 (1.59%) ECSA
13 1 (1.59%) GCED
13 1 (1.59%) GCIA
13 1 (1.59%) GIAC
13 1 (1.59%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (39.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (36.51%) PCI DSS
3 6 (9.52%) ISO 9000
4 4 (6.35%) COBIT
5 2 (3.17%) FISMA
5 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.59%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.76%) Nessus
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) Cisco
2 5 (7.94%) F5
2 5 (7.94%) Juniper
2 5 (7.94%) Palo Alto
3 4 (6.35%) Dell
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) CyberArk
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