The median annual salary for a Senior IT Security Analyst was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Senior IT Security Analyst
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 925 943
Rank change year-on-year +78 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Security Analyst 5 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.024% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.025% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 8
Median salary £48,500 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.14% +22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £42,500 £39,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,856 £70,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.77% -18.18%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior IT Security Analyst in the UK

Senior IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior IT Security Analyst in the UK

Senior IT Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior IT Security Analyst over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior IT Security Analyst in the UK

Senior IT Security Analyst
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +53 4 £48,500 -28.14% 1
West Midlands +29 2 £48,500 -28.14%
Coventry - 2 £48,500 -
South East +60 1 £62,427 +44.33% 1
Hampshire +23 1 £62,427 +46.88%
Edinburgh - 1 £58,500 -
Scotland - 1 £58,500 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
Havant - 1 £62,427 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior IT 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 IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (70.00%) CISSP
2 20 (50.00%) SIEM
3 18 (45.00%) CISM
4 17 (42.50%) PCI DSS
5 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (32.50%) Firewall
7 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (25.00%) ISO27002
8 10 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (25.00%) ISO22301
8 10 (25.00%) ISO27005
8 10 (25.00%) ITIL
8 10 (25.00%) Degree
8 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (22.50%) DDoS Mitigation
9 9 (22.50%) Security Operations
9 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
10 8 (20.00%) Information Security
11 7 (17.50%) Supplier Management
11 7 (17.50%) Finance
11 7 (17.50%) ITIL V3
12 6 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (15.00%) CISMP
12 6 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (12.50%) CEH
13 5 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
14 4 (10.00%) SSCP
14 4 (10.00%) PKI
14 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
14 4 (10.00%) Information Management

Senior IT 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) BGP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) OSPF
3 1 (2.50%) VLAN
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Law
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (10.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) SIEM
2 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (25.00%) ITIL
3 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (22.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
4 9 (22.50%) Security Operations
5 8 (20.00%) Information Security
6 7 (17.50%) ITIL V3
6 7 (17.50%) Supplier Management
7 6 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Database Security
9 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (10.00%) Information Management
9 4 (10.00%) IT Strategy
9 4 (10.00%) OWASP
9 4 (10.00%) SABSA
10 3 (7.50%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.50%) Python
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) CISSP
2 18 (45.00%) CISM
3 10 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (15.00%) CISMP
5 5 (12.50%) CEH
6 4 (10.00%) SSCP
7 3 (7.50%) CISA
8 1 (2.50%) CCIE
8 1 (2.50%) CCNP
8 1 (2.50%) CCSE
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) PCI DSS
2 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (25.00%) ISO22301
3 10 (25.00%) ISO27002
3 10 (25.00%) ISO27005
4 1 (2.50%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.50%) Nexpose
1 1 (2.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
2 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco
2 1 (2.50%) Dell
2 1 (2.50%) F5
2 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
2 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
2 1 (2.50%) Imperva
2 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
2 1 (2.50%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.50%) Splunk
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