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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 287 286 290
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 27 42 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.39% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 21
Average salary £69,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £79,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
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
9979 10820 10649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.24% 92.75% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8509 9103 9449
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015, 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 24 (53.33%) Information Security
2 22 (48.89%) Security Architecture
3 17 (37.78%) TOGAF
4 14 (31.11%) CISSP
5 12 (26.67%) Firewall
5 12 (26.67%) Network Security
6 11 (24.44%) Risk Management
6 11 (24.44%) Finance
6 11 (24.44%) PKI
7 10 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (22.22%) Cyber Security
8 9 (20.00%) VPN
8 9 (20.00%) Cisco
8 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 8 (17.78%) LAN
9 8 (17.78%) WAN
9 8 (17.78%) McAfee
9 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (17.78%) F5
10 7 (15.56%) UNIX
10 7 (15.56%) ATM
10 7 (15.56%) DHCP
10 7 (15.56%) SSL
10 7 (15.56%) CiscoWorks
10 7 (15.56%) EIGRP
10 7 (15.56%) Identity Management
10 7 (15.56%) Law
10 7 (15.56%) PCI DSS
10 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
10 7 (15.56%) Riverbed

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Firewall
1 12 (26.67%) Network Security
2 9 (20.00%) VPN
3 8 (17.78%) LAN
3 8 (17.78%) WAN
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (15.56%) HSRP
4 7 (15.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (15.56%) ATM
4 7 (15.56%) DHCP
4 7 (15.56%) SSL
4 7 (15.56%) EIGRP
5 6 (13.33%) TACACS
6 2 (4.44%) X.509
7 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.22%) OpenVPN
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Law
3 4 (8.89%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
1 1 (2.22%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) PKI
2 4 (8.89%) GIS
3 3 (6.67%) Open Source
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) UNIX
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Information Security
2 22 (48.89%) Security Architecture
3 17 (37.78%) TOGAF
4 11 (24.44%) Risk Management
5 10 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (22.22%) Cyber Security
6 7 (15.56%) Identity Management
7 6 (13.33%) SABSA
7 6 (13.33%) Data Privacy
8 5 (11.11%) ITIL
8 5 (11.11%) PRINCE
8 5 (11.11%) Change Management
8 5 (11.11%) Requirements Management
8 5 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.89%) Data Security
9 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.89%) SIEM
10 3 (6.67%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) CISSP
2 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.11%) CISM
5 4 (8.89%) Degree
5 4 (8.89%) CCNA
5 4 (8.89%) CISA
5 4 (8.89%) CRISC
6 3 (6.67%) CEH
7 2 (4.44%) ISSAP
7 2 (4.44%) ISSEP
7 2 (4.44%) SSCP
7 2 (4.44%) CGEIT
8 1 (2.22%) VCAP
8 1 (2.22%) CCIE
8 1 (2.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) PCI DSS
2 6 (13.33%) COBIT
3 4 (8.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (8.89%) Basel II
3 4 (8.89%) HIPAA
4 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) vCloud
2 1 (2.22%) pfSense
2 1 (2.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.22%) Nessus
3 1 (2.22%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco
1 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (17.78%) McAfee
2 8 (17.78%) F5
3 7 (15.56%) Riverbed
3 7 (15.56%) SolarWinds
4 5 (11.11%) VMware
5 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 3 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) BT
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.22%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.22%) Cyber-Ark
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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