Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Security Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1171 1199 1284
Rank change year-on-year +28 +85 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Security Analyst 40 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.013% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 33
UK median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% +42.11% -20.83%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £81,250 £58,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £31,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -30.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Technical Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Technical Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Security Analyst in the UK

Technical Security Analyst
Top 6 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +61 40 £57,500 -14.81%
London +20 29 £60,000 -22.58%
UK excluding London +52 11 £32,500 +4.00%
South East +56 7 £29,500 +31.11%
North of England +19 4 £32,500 -7.14%
North West - 4 £32,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 33 (82.50%) Information Security
2 32 (80.00%) SIEM
3 30 (75.00%) Firewall
4 25 (62.50%) Finance
5 24 (60.00%) Data Security
5 24 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 24 (60.00%) CISSP
6 23 (57.50%) CISM
7 21 (52.50%) Supplier Management
7 21 (52.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (52.50%) ISMS
7 21 (52.50%) Data Protection
7 21 (52.50%) Compliance Audit
8 20 (50.00%) CISA
9 19 (47.50%) Risk Assessment
9 19 (47.50%) Security Management
10 18 (45.00%) Information Security Management
11 14 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
13 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (12.50%) GDPR
13 5 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
13 5 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
14 4 (10.00%) Burp Suite
14 4 (10.00%) Kali Linux
14 4 (10.00%) Security Patching
14 4 (10.00%) Metasploit
14 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
14 4 (10.00%) Degree

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 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) DHCP
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) Wireless
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Burp Suite
1 4 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Cybercrime
3 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Information Security
2 32 (80.00%) SIEM
3 24 (60.00%) Data Security
3 24 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 21 (52.50%) Compliance Audit
4 21 (52.50%) Data Protection
4 21 (52.50%) ISMS
4 21 (52.50%) Supplier Management
5 19 (47.50%) Risk Assessment
5 19 (47.50%) Security Management
6 18 (45.00%) Information Security Management
7 14 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
10 4 (10.00%) CRM
10 4 (10.00%) ERP
10 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
10 4 (10.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) CISSP
2 23 (57.50%) CISM
3 20 (50.00%) CISA
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) CCNA
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) CEH
6 1 (2.50%) CGEIT
6 1 (2.50%) CRISC
6 1 (2.50%) EC-Council LPT
6 1 (2.50%) ECSA
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (52.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.50%) GDPR
3 2 (5.00%) SLA
4 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco
2 3 (7.50%) Juniper
2 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.00%) F5
3 2 (5.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.50%) Qualys
4 1 (2.50%) Sophos