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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 184 189 170
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 33 37 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.66% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.71% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 42
Average salary £73,750 £80,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £65,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £113,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +10.71%
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
5348 5208 5238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.76% 93.13% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3691 4013 4379
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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 +5 23 £80,000 -8.57% 1
Slough +4 2 - -
Maidenhead -21 2 £61,250 -5.76%
Newbury - 1 £55,000 -
Security Architect
South East

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 42 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 27 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 26 (41.27%) Telecoms
3 26 (41.27%) SC Cleared
4 23 (36.51%) Network Design
5 20 (31.75%) Finance
6 17 (26.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (26.98%) Network Security
7 15 (23.81%) DV Cleared
8 11 (17.46%) Network Architecture
8 11 (17.46%) Cyber Security
9 10 (15.87%) 3GPP
9 10 (15.87%) IPv6
9 10 (15.87%) TOGAF
9 10 (15.87%) Economics
9 10 (15.87%) Marketing
9 10 (15.87%) SWOT Analysis
9 10 (15.87%) LTE
9 10 (15.87%) Software-Defined Networking
10 9 (14.29%) CISSP
10 9 (14.29%) Information Security
11 8 (12.70%) COBIT
11 8 (12.70%) RMADS
12 7 (11.11%) ITIL
12 7 (11.11%) PKI
12 7 (11.11%) SABSA
13 6 (9.52%) Degree
14 5 (7.94%) Windows
14 5 (7.94%) PRINCE
14 5 (7.94%) CISM

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) Network Security
2 10 (15.87%) LTE
2 10 (15.87%) Software-Defined Networking
2 10 (15.87%) 3GPP
2 10 (15.87%) IPv6
3 3 (4.76%) X.509
3 3 (4.76%) LDAP
4 2 (3.17%) Firewall
5 1 (1.59%) Wireless
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) WLAN
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
General
1 26 (41.27%) Telecoms
2 20 (31.75%) Finance
3 10 (15.87%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Economics
2 8 (12.70%) RMADS
3 7 (11.11%) PKI
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) Smartcard
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 23 (36.51%) Network Design
3 11 (17.46%) Network Architecture
3 11 (17.46%) Cyber Security
4 10 (15.87%) TOGAF
4 10 (15.87%) SWOT Analysis
5 9 (14.29%) Information Security
6 7 (11.11%) ITIL
6 7 (11.11%) SABSA
7 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.94%) PRINCE
7 5 (7.94%) Information Assurance
8 4 (6.35%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (3.17%) Business Development
10 2 (3.17%) Information Management
10 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.17%) SIEM
11 1 (1.59%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 26 (41.27%) SC Cleared
3 15 (23.81%) DV Cleared
4 9 (14.29%) CISSP
5 6 (9.52%) Degree
6 5 (7.94%) CISM
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.59%) CCSA
8 1 (1.59%) CCSE
8 1 (1.59%) CCNP
8 1 (1.59%) CCNA
8 1 (1.59%) CCDA
8 1 (1.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (12.70%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Cisco
1 4 (6.35%) Splunk
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) Juniper
4 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.59%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.59%) F5
4 1 (1.59%) Citrix