Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Security Analyst
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 263 266
Rank change year-on-year +48 +3 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 91 75 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.94% 0.67% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.69% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 71 66 82
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,250 £30,600
90th Percentile £49,000 £60,625 £45,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9474 10940 12960
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 97.94% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7940 9244 10631
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
West Yorkshire +33 86 £45,000 +23.29% 3
South Yorkshire +21 2 £60,000 +20.00%
North Yorkshire +7 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the Yorkshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 64 (70.33%) Information Security
2 42 (46.15%) Firewall
3 39 (42.86%) Cisco
4 36 (39.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (31.87%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (28.57%) CCNA
6 26 (28.57%) Network Security
7 25 (27.47%) CISSP
8 23 (25.27%) Risk Management
9 22 (24.18%) PCI DSS
9 22 (24.18%) Finance
10 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
11 17 (18.68%) Python
11 17 (18.68%) CISA
11 17 (18.68%) CheckPoint
12 16 (17.58%) VMware
13 15 (16.48%) Linux
13 15 (16.48%) IT Audit
14 14 (15.38%) Proactive Monitoring
14 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 14 (15.38%) CCNP
14 14 (15.38%) CISM
14 14 (15.38%) Management Information System
14 14 (15.38%) Security Testing
14 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (14.29%) Data Protection
15 13 (14.29%) VPN
15 13 (14.29%) LAN
15 13 (14.29%) High Availability
16 12 (13.19%) E-Commerce

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (5.49%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Force.com
2 2 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (46.15%) Firewall
2 26 (28.57%) Network Security
3 13 (14.29%) LAN
3 13 (14.29%) VPN
4 11 (12.09%) SNMP
5 8 (8.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (5.49%) Internet
6 5 (5.49%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.20%) VLAN
8 2 (2.20%) WAN
9 1 (1.10%) DHCP
9 1 (1.10%) DNS
9 1 (1.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.10%) MPLS
9 1 (1.10%) NGN
9 1 (1.10%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.10%) Wireless
9 1 (1.10%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Games
4 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Linux
2 12 (13.19%) Windows
3 10 (10.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.59%) Unix
5 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (70.33%) Information Security
2 23 (25.27%) Risk Management
3 15 (16.48%) IT Audit
4 14 (15.38%) Proactive Monitoring
4 14 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 13 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 13 (14.29%) High Availability
6 12 (13.19%) E-Commerce
7 11 (12.09%) Change Control
7 11 (12.09%) SIEM
8 8 (8.79%) Information Security Management
8 8 (8.79%) ISMS
8 8 (8.79%) Security Management
9 6 (6.59%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (6.59%) ITIL
9 6 (6.59%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (5.49%) Data Security
10 5 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.49%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) Python
2 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (31.87%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (28.57%) CCNA
3 25 (27.47%) CISSP
4 17 (18.68%) CISA
5 14 (15.38%) CCNP
5 14 (15.38%) CISM
6 10 (10.99%) CEH
7 7 (7.69%) GIAC
8 5 (5.49%) CRISC
8 5 (5.49%) Degree
8 5 (5.49%) SANS
9 4 (4.40%) CCIE
9 4 (4.40%) CISMP
9 4 (4.40%) SSCP
10 3 (3.30%) CCDA
10 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.10%) MCITP
12 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (39.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (24.18%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.40%) Data Quality
4 3 (3.30%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (2.20%) GDPR
5 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.20%) SLA
5 2 (2.20%) SSAE 16
6 1 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.89%) vSphere
3 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.59%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.49%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) WMI
2 4 (4.40%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.40%) Nagios
2 4 (4.40%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.10%) EnCase
3 1 (1.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.10%) Nessus
3 1 (1.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.10%) OpenVAS
3 1 (1.10%) QRadar
Vendors
1 39 (42.86%) Cisco
2 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
3 17 (18.68%) CheckPoint
4 16 (17.58%) VMware
5 10 (10.99%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.49%) LogRhythm
7 4 (4.40%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.40%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.30%) McAfee
8 3 (3.30%) Splunk
9 2 (2.20%) F5
9 2 (2.20%) Google
10 1 (1.10%) Acunetix
10 1 (1.10%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.10%) HP