The median annual salary for a Senior IT Security Analyst was £40,000 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 IT Security Analyst
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 925 972
Rank change year-on-year +63 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Security Analyst 12 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.022% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.023% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 11
Median salary £40,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.43% +27.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -23.80% +16.66%  

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 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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior IT Security Analyst in the UK

Senior IT 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 IT 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 +41 11 £40,000 -30.43% 2
West Yorkshire +20 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire +8 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Halifax +6 6 £40,000 -20.00%
London +29 4 £57,750 -17.50% 1
South East +37 1 - - 1
City of London +20 1 £92,500 +48.00% 1
Edinburgh - 1 £58,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £58,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 11 (68.75%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
3 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
5 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (37.50%) IT Audit
6 5 (31.25%) SIEM
6 5 (31.25%) CISSP
6 5 (31.25%) CISM
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) SLA
9 2 (12.50%) Java
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle
9 2 (12.50%) Sun
9 2 (12.50%) Unix
9 2 (12.50%) Solaris
9 2 (12.50%) Linux
9 2 (12.50%) LAN
9 2 (12.50%) SAN
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
9 2 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
9 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (12.50%) High Availability
9 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) BGP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) OSPF
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Burp Suite
1 1 (6.25%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Solaris
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Information Security
2 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
3 6 (37.50%) IT Audit
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (31.25%) SIEM
5 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (12.50%) High Availability
7 2 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (6.25%) Analytics
8 1 (6.25%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (6.25%) Change Control
8 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
8 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 1 (6.25%) Release Management
8 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISM
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) CCSE
2 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (6.25%) CISA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CISMP
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
2 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (18.75%) SLA
4 1 (6.25%) COBIT
4 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
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