The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 185 184 206
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 39 43 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 0.73% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.79% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 5
Average salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £62,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Security Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5213 5459 5060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.19% 93.05% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3853 3961 3977
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Berkshire region.

Security Architect Salary Trend in Berkshire

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Security Architect Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Security Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -25 13 £75,000 +20.96%
Bracknell +8 7 £70,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 £80,000 -
Security Architect
South East

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title.

1 47 (67.14%) Security Architecture
2 38 (54.29%) CISSP
3 28 (40.00%) Information Security
4 25 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 23 (32.86%) Firewall
6 22 (31.43%) SC Cleared
7 18 (25.71%) TOGAF
8 17 (24.29%) Network Design
8 17 (24.29%) CISM
9 16 (22.86%) SABSA
10 14 (20.00%) Cyber Security
10 14 (20.00%) Cisco
11 13 (18.57%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (18.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (18.57%) Network Security
12 12 (17.14%) Information Assurance
12 12 (17.14%) Project Management
12 12 (17.14%) Management Information System
13 11 (15.71%) Retail
14 10 (14.29%) RMADS
15 8 (11.43%) PKI
15 8 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (11.43%) VMware
15 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
15 8 (11.43%) Juniper
15 8 (11.43%) MPLS
15 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
15 8 (11.43%) CCNP
15 8 (11.43%) CCNA
15 8 (11.43%) HP

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.86%) Firewall
2 13 (18.57%) Network Security
3 8 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (11.43%) MPLS
4 6 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (5.71%) WAN
5 4 (5.71%) Wireless
6 3 (4.29%) VPN
7 2 (2.86%) OSPF
7 2 (2.86%) BGP
7 2 (2.86%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.86%) NetScreen
7 2 (2.86%) 3GPP
7 2 (2.86%) IPv6
7 2 (2.86%) LTE
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (2.86%) FWSM
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.43%) WAAS
General
1 11 (15.71%) Retail
2 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.29%) RMADS
3 8 (11.43%) PKI
4 7 (10.00%) CESG
5 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (4.29%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (2.86%) Economics
8 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.86%) GIS
9 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (4.29%) UNIX
4 2 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (67.14%) Security Architecture
2 28 (40.00%) Information Security
3 18 (25.71%) TOGAF
4 17 (24.29%) Network Design
5 16 (22.86%) SABSA
6 14 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 12 (17.14%) Information Assurance
7 12 (17.14%) Project Management
8 7 (10.00%) ITIL
9 6 (8.57%) Data Protection
10 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (5.71%) Change Management
11 4 (5.71%) Business Transformation
11 4 (5.71%) Software Deployment
12 3 (4.29%) Logistics
13 2 (2.86%) MODAF
13 2 (2.86%) SWOT Analysis
13 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) VBScript
2 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (54.29%) CISSP
2 25 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 22 (31.43%) SC Cleared
4 17 (24.29%) CISM
5 13 (18.57%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (11.43%) CCNP
6 8 (11.43%) CCNA
7 6 (8.57%) DV Cleared
8 5 (7.14%) CCIE
9 4 (5.71%) CCSP
9 4 (5.71%) SSCP
9 4 (5.71%) JNCIA
9 4 (5.71%) Security+ Certification
9 4 (5.71%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (2.86%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.86%) CISA
10 2 (2.86%) CCDP
11 1 (1.43%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.43%) CCSE
11 1 (1.43%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.57%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.14%) COBIT
4 2 (2.86%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Cisco
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) HP
2 8 (11.43%) Juniper
2 8 (11.43%) VMware
3 6 (8.57%) IBM
4 5 (7.14%) CA
4 5 (7.14%) McAfee
5 4 (5.71%) Sourcefire
5 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.71%) Intel
6 2 (2.86%) NetIQ
6 2 (2.86%) NetApp
6 2 (2.86%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.43%) Symantec