The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 219 297 289
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 37 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 19
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £66,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £105,700
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Security Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6294 9752 9929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5650 8452 8446
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Security Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Security Architect Salary Trend in the City of London

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Security Architect Salary Histogram in the City of London

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 30 (65.22%) Security Architecture
2 26 (56.52%) Finance
3 18 (39.13%) Information Security
4 16 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (32.61%) Identity Management
6 14 (30.43%) Protective Monitoring
6 14 (30.43%) Degree
7 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (28.26%) CISSP
8 12 (26.09%) Firewall
9 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (19.57%) Strategic Planning
10 9 (19.57%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (19.57%) C#
10 9 (19.57%) Java
10 9 (19.57%) .NET
11 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
12 7 (15.22%) CISM
13 6 (13.04%) Cisco
13 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
13 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (13.04%) Information Assurance
13 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
13 6 (13.04%) Network Security
13 6 (13.04%) CESG Certified Professional
14 5 (10.87%) CISA
15 4 (8.70%) GIAC
15 4 (8.70%) CRISC
15 4 (8.70%) SANS
15 4 (8.70%) CLAS

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) Network Security
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) BGP
5 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.17%) MPLS
5 1 (2.17%) OSPF
5 1 (2.17%) WAAS
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
General
1 26 (56.52%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Security Architecture
2 18 (39.13%) Information Security
3 16 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (32.61%) Identity Management
5 14 (30.43%) Protective Monitoring
6 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (19.57%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (19.57%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (13.04%) Information Assurance
8 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
10 3 (6.52%) Analytics
10 3 (6.52%) Data Architecture
10 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.52%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (6.52%) Matrix Management
10 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.52%) Threat Modelling
10 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) C#
1 9 (19.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 13 (28.26%) CISSP
3 7 (15.22%) CISM
4 6 (13.04%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (10.87%) CISA
6 4 (8.70%) CLAS
6 4 (8.70%) CRISC
6 4 (8.70%) GIAC
6 4 (8.70%) SANS
7 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.17%) CCNA
9 1 (2.17%) CCNP
9 1 (2.17%) CEH
9 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.52%) IBM
2 3 (6.52%) Intel
3 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
3 2 (4.35%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (2.17%) Brocade
4 1 (2.17%) F5
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Sun
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