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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 293 321 310
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 14 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 18
Average salary £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £72,400 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £77,500 £85,000
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
10199 11319 11322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.80% 93.05% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8872 9726 10318
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 £75,900 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 16 (53.33%) Cyber Security
3 12 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 12 (40.00%) Information Security
4 11 (36.67%) Incident Management
5 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
6 7 (23.33%) COBIT
6 7 (23.33%) SABSA
7 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (20.00%) Financial Institution
7 6 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (16.67%) UNIX
8 5 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (16.67%) CISSP
8 5 (16.67%) Banking
8 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.33%) Network Security
9 4 (13.33%) HIPAA
9 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
9 4 (13.33%) CEH
9 4 (13.33%) Data Security
9 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (13.33%) Change Management
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (13.33%) PRINCE
9 4 (13.33%) Basel II
9 4 (13.33%) Linux
9 4 (13.33%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Network Security
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
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 3 (10.00%) PKI
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (6.67%) PMI
2 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) CESG
3 1 (3.33%) GIS
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Cyber Security
2 12 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 12 (40.00%) Information Security
3 11 (36.67%) Incident Management
4 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
5 7 (23.33%) SABSA
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.33%) Data Security
8 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (13.33%) Change Management
8 4 (13.33%) PRINCE
9 3 (10.00%) SIEM
9 3 (10.00%) SOA
10 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
10 2 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) CISSP
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.33%) CEH
2 4 (13.33%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) CRISC
3 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CISA
4 1 (3.33%) CISM
4 1 (3.33%) GIAC
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) COBIT
2 5 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (13.33%) Basel II
3 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (13.33%) HIPAA
4 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco
1 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (3.33%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Juniper
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
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