Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a SOC Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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

Security Operations Centre Analyst
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 64 58
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a SOC Analyst 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.70% 0.60% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.61% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Worcestershire median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% -0.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £45,000 £45,025
90th Percentile £32,500 £55,000 £55,675
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year -15.79% +2.70% +2.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 459 489 450
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 97.80% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 360 439 431
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,670 £22,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £59,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

SOC Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOC Analyst in Worcestershire

SOC Analyst
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for SOC Analyst in Worcestershire

SOC Analyst
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOC Analyst within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Malvern +5 8 £30,000 -
Worcester - 2 - -
SOC Analyst
West Midlands

SOC Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, SOC Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Worcestershire region featuring SOC Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (100.00%) GIAC
1 8 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 5 (62.50%) GREM
2 5 (62.50%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (62.50%) Protective Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) LogRhythm
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (62.50%) Big Data
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) GCIA
2 5 (62.50%) GCIH
2 5 (62.50%) Snort
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) ArcSight
2 5 (62.50%) Security Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Proactive Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Threat Intelligence

SOC Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (62.50%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Presales
2 5 (62.50%) Proactive Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Protective Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Security Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Threat Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 8 (100.00%) GIAC
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) GCIA
2 5 (62.50%) GCIH
2 5 (62.50%) GREM
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) SANS
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (37.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) ArcSight
1 5 (62.50%) LogRhythm
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco