The median annual salary for a Technical Security Analyst was £50,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Technical Security Analyst
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 919 976
Rank change year-on-year +67 +57  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Security Analyst 22 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.014% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.015% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 7
Median salary £50,500 £70,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.85% +20.68%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £31,500 £58,000
% change year-on-year +15.87% -45.68%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Security Analyst in the UK

Technical Security Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Security Analyst in the UK

Technical Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Security Analyst over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Security Analyst in the UK

Technical 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 Technical Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +46 22 £50,500 -27.85% 3
London +29 14 £55,000 -29.03% 3
City of London - 8 £50,500 - 1
South East +65 4 £43,750 -16.66%
North East +12 4 £36,500 +31.53%
Hampshire - 2 £51,250 -
Basingstoke - 1 £65,000 -
Romsey - 1 £37,500 -
Teesside - 1 £36,500 -
Kent - 1 £50,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Security Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 19 (61.29%) SIEM
3 17 (54.84%) Information Security
4 11 (35.48%) Security Management
4 11 (35.48%) Network Security
5 10 (32.26%) Data Protection
5 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (32.26%) Finance
5 10 (32.26%) CISSP
6 9 (29.03%) CISA
6 9 (29.03%) Data Security
6 9 (29.03%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (29.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (29.03%) Supplier Management
6 9 (29.03%) ISMS
6 9 (29.03%) Compliance Audit
7 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
7 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (22.58%) CISM
7 7 (22.58%) Information Security Management
8 6 (19.35%) CCNA
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.90%) Forcepoint
9 4 (12.90%) Juniper
9 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL
9 4 (12.90%) Banking

Technical 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) Network Security
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (9.68%) DNS
5 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (6.45%) LAN
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) WAN
5 2 (6.45%) Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.45%) Fintech
2 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Cybercrime
3 1 (3.23%) Equities
3 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) SIEM
2 17 (54.84%) Information Security
3 11 (35.48%) Security Management
4 10 (32.26%) Data Protection
5 9 (29.03%) Compliance Audit
5 9 (29.03%) Data Security
5 9 (29.03%) ISMS
5 9 (29.03%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (29.03%) Supplier Management
5 9 (29.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
6 7 (22.58%) Information Security Management
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL
7 4 (12.90%) Social Engineering
8 3 (9.68%) Threat Intelligence
9 2 (6.45%) Cyber Intelligence
9 2 (6.45%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 2 (6.45%) ITSM
9 2 (6.45%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CISSP
2 9 (29.03%) CISA
3 7 (22.58%) CISM
4 6 (19.35%) CCNA
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (19.35%) Degree
4 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) CEH
6 1 (3.23%) EC-Council LPT
6 1 (3.23%) ECSA
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) GDPR
3 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
1 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco
1 4 (12.90%) F5
1 4 (12.90%) Forcepoint
1 4 (12.90%) Juniper
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
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