Period
to 15 January 2021

The median annual salary for a SOC Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 187 230 -
Rank change year-on-year +43 - +292
Permanent jobs requiring a SOC Analyst 2 14 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.054% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Median annual salary £40,000 £57,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.43% - -
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38% +4.44%

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 3,616 5,905 7,229
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.02% 96.69% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,042 4,976 5,977
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,625 £25,641 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

SOC Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOC Analyst in Yorkshire

SOC Analyst
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOC Analyst in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SOC Analyst in Yorkshire

SOC 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 SOC Analyst within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 January 2021. 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 +49 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
SOC Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 Yorkshire region featuring SOC Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) OSINT
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence

SOC 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) OSINT
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) NIST
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Darktrace
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk