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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 295 297 311
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 19 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.27% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 8
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,950 £63,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £81,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
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
10077 10771 10831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 92.94% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8819 9263 9820
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 18 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 17 (56.67%) Information Security
3 16 (53.33%) Finance
4 13 (43.33%) Cyber Security
5 11 (36.67%) TOGAF
6 10 (33.33%) SABSA
7 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (26.67%) COBIT
8 7 (23.33%) ITIL
8 7 (23.33%) UNIX
8 7 (23.33%) PRINCE
8 7 (23.33%) Change Management
8 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
9 6 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
10 5 (16.67%) Basel II
10 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 5 (16.67%) Data Security
10 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.67%) HIPAA
11 4 (13.33%) Java
11 4 (13.33%) Linux
11 4 (13.33%) VPN
11 4 (13.33%) CISSP
11 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
11 4 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (13.33%) PKI
11 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
12 3 (10.00%) Web Services
12 3 (10.00%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
1 3 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) VPN
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (10.00%) Network Security
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
1 3 (10.00%) XML
1 3 (10.00%) SAML
1 3 (10.00%) JSON
1 3 (10.00%) OAuth
1 3 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
2 3 (10.00%) Open Source
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) GIS
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 17 (56.67%) Information Security
3 13 (43.33%) Cyber Security
4 11 (36.67%) TOGAF
5 10 (33.33%) SABSA
6 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
7 7 (23.33%) Change Management
7 7 (23.33%) ITIL
7 7 (23.33%) PRINCE
8 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 5 (16.67%) Data Security
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
10 3 (10.00%) SOA
11 2 (6.67%) SIEM
11 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
11 2 (6.67%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CISSP
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) CEH
3 2 (6.67%) CRISC
3 2 (6.67%) CISA
4 1 (3.33%) CISM
4 1 (3.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) COBIT
2 6 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (16.67%) HIPAA
3 5 (16.67%) Basel II
4 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Juniper
3 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (3.33%) F5