Security Analyst Jobs with Work from Home Options

Security Analyst
UK > Work from Home

The median Security Analyst salary for remote or hybrid work is £55,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 13 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
13 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 408 414 568
Rank change year-on-year +6 +154 -160
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 198 226 347
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.56% 0.60% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.63% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 178 182 286
10th Percentile £40,250 £38,500 £34,375
25th Percentile £46,438 £45,000 £39,510
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,438 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Work from Home

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with WFH or hybrid options. 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.

Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 34,224 35,954 73,616
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 95.93% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25,903 26,270 42,683
10th Percentile £33,250 £36,875 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,447 £45,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Security Analyst
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Security Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Security Analyst trend for jobs with a WFH option

Security Analyst
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Security Analyst.

Security Analyst salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Security Analyst over the 6 months to 13 June 2024.

Security Analyst salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Job Vacancies with WFH Options

For the 6 months to 13 June 2024, Security Analyst job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with remote work options featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 110 (55.56%) Information Security
2 89 (44.95%) Cybersecurity
3 87 (43.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 77 (38.89%) Azure
5 76 (38.38%) SIEM
6 60 (30.30%) Microsoft 365
6 60 (30.30%) Incident Response
7 57 (28.79%) Cloud Security
8 53 (26.77%) Security Operations
9 47 (23.74%) Cyberattack
10 44 (22.22%) NIST
11 43 (21.72%) Firewall
11 43 (21.72%) Microsoft
11 43 (21.72%) Vulnerability Remediation
12 42 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
13 39 (19.70%) MITRE ATT&CK
14 38 (19.19%) Social Skills
14 38 (19.19%) Vulnerability Management
14 38 (19.19%) CISSP
15 37 (18.69%) Cyber Essentials
16 36 (18.18%) Windows
17 35 (17.68%) Incident Management
18 33 (16.67%) GRC
19 31 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
20 30 (15.15%) Cyber Threat
21 29 (14.65%) Management Information System
22 27 (13.64%) Risk Management
22 27 (13.64%) CISM
23 26 (13.13%) Active Directory
23 26 (13.13%) AWS

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 77 (38.89%) Azure
2 60 (30.30%) Microsoft 365
3 26 (13.13%) AWS
4 4 (2.02%) Entra ID
4 4 (2.02%) SaaS
5 3 (1.52%) GCP
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 1 (0.51%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.51%) Google Workspace
6 1 (0.51%) IaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Purview
6 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (21.72%) Firewall
2 18 (9.09%) DKIM
2 18 (9.09%) DMARC
2 18 (9.09%) DNS
2 18 (9.09%) Internet
3 10 (5.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (3.54%) Network Security
5 5 (2.53%) LAN
5 5 (2.53%) WAN
5 5 (2.53%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.52%) Broadband
6 3 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.52%) Wireless
7 2 (1.01%) VLAN
8 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Burp Suite
1 8 (4.04%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (19.19%) Social Skills
3 21 (10.61%) Finance
4 20 (10.10%) Law
5 9 (4.55%) Legal
6 8 (4.04%) Retail
7 4 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.52%) Banking
8 3 (1.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.01%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (1.01%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (1.01%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.74%) Cyberattack
2 30 (15.15%) Cyber Threat
3 29 (14.65%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 7 (3.54%) Onboarding
6 6 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
6 6 (3.03%) SWIFT Messaging Network
7 5 (2.53%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (2.53%) Security Posture
8 4 (2.02%) Operational Technology
9 2 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.01%) IoT
10 1 (0.51%) CCTV
10 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.18%) Windows
2 13 (6.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.05%) Linux
4 4 (2.02%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (55.56%) Information Security
2 89 (44.95%) Cybersecurity
3 76 (38.38%) SIEM
4 60 (30.30%) Incident Response
5 57 (28.79%) Cloud Security
6 53 (26.77%) Security Operations
7 43 (21.72%) Vulnerability Remediation
8 39 (19.70%) MITRE ATT&CK
9 38 (19.19%) Vulnerability Management
10 35 (17.68%) Incident Management
11 31 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (13.64%) Risk Management
13 24 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
14 21 (10.61%) Security Monitoring
14 21 (10.61%) SOAR
15 19 (9.60%) ISMS
15 19 (9.60%) Threat Intelligence
16 18 (9.09%) Data Protection
17 15 (7.58%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
18 14 (7.07%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.05%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.03%) C#
2 6 (3.03%) Java
3 4 (2.02%) C++
3 4 (2.02%) Python
3 4 (2.02%) R
4 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (19.19%) CISSP
2 27 (13.64%) CISM
3 22 (11.11%) CISA
4 14 (7.07%) Degree
5 12 (6.06%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (5.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 7 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (3.03%) CCSK
9 5 (2.53%) Master's Degree
9 5 (2.53%) SSCP
10 4 (2.02%) CEH
10 4 (2.02%) CRISC
10 4 (2.02%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.52%) AWS Certification
11 3 (1.52%) Azure Certification
11 3 (1.52%) MCP
11 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.01%) CompTIA CySA+
12 2 (1.01%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (43.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (22.22%) NIST
3 37 (18.69%) Cyber Essentials
4 33 (16.67%) GRC
5 23 (11.62%) PCI DSS
6 19 (9.60%) GDPR
7 14 (7.07%) NCSC
8 10 (5.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 7 (3.54%) SOC 2
10 3 (1.52%) HIPAA
10 3 (1.52%) ISO 9001
11 2 (1.01%) COBIT
11 2 (1.01%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.51%) California Consumer Privacy Act
12 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.51%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 26 (13.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (9.09%) CASB
2 8 (4.04%) Nmap
3 5 (2.53%) CSIRT
3 5 (2.53%) Nessus
4 4 (2.02%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.01%) QRadar
Vendors
1 43 (21.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.55%) CrowdStrike
2 9 (4.55%) Qualys
3 5 (2.53%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.02%) IBM
4 4 (2.02%) Intel
5 3 (1.52%) Splunk
6 2 (1.01%) Darktrace
6 2 (1.01%) Facebook
6 2 (1.01%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.51%) Google
7 1 (0.51%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.51%) Meraki
7 1 (0.51%) Rapid7
7 1 (0.51%) Sun