Period
to 11 July 2020

The median annual salary for a SOC Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 188 297 299
Rank change year-on-year +109 +2 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a SOC Analyst 10 8 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.10% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.11% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
Median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £56,000 £35,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 3,830 7,554 9,517
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 97.32% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3,266 6,122 8,035
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £25,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOC Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram 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 11 July 2020. 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 +62 5 £60,000 +4.35% 1
South Yorkshire +34 5 - -
SOC Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Line Management
2 5 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (50.00%) GDPR
2 5 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 5 (50.00%) Workflow
2 5 (50.00%) SIEM
2 5 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) CrowdStrike
4 3 (30.00%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Wireshark

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:

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 5 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (50.00%) Line Management
2 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (50.00%) SIEM
2 5 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Workflow
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (30.00%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISMP
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) HPE ATP
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) CrowdStrike
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk