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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 283 285 293
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 24 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 19
Average salary £67,500 £71,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £69,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £79,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
9678 9785 10271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.33% 92.84% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8282 8282 9207
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 21 (53.85%) Security Architecture
2 19 (48.72%) Information Security
3 14 (35.90%) Finance
3 14 (35.90%) Cyber Security
3 14 (35.90%) TOGAF
4 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (23.08%) COBIT
4 9 (23.08%) Network Security
4 9 (23.08%) SABSA
5 8 (20.51%) Change Management
5 8 (20.51%) ITIL
5 8 (20.51%) PRINCE
6 7 (17.95%) CISSP
6 7 (17.95%) UNIX
6 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
6 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
7 6 (15.38%) PKI
7 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 6 (15.38%) Firewall
7 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (12.82%) Basel II
8 5 (12.82%) LAN
8 5 (12.82%) WAN
8 5 (12.82%) VPN
8 5 (12.82%) Cisco
8 5 (12.82%) Data Security
8 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
8 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
8 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Network Security
2 6 (15.38%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) LAN
3 5 (12.82%) WAN
3 5 (12.82%) VPN
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (10.26%) HSRP
4 4 (10.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (10.26%) SSL
4 4 (10.26%) DHCP
4 4 (10.26%) ATM
4 4 (10.26%) EIGRP
4 4 (10.26%) TACACS
5 2 (5.13%) X.509
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Law
2 4 (10.26%) Legal
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
1 1 (2.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) PKI
2 4 (10.26%) GIS
3 3 (7.69%) Open Source
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.56%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Security Architecture
2 19 (48.72%) Information Security
3 14 (35.90%) TOGAF
3 14 (35.90%) Cyber Security
4 9 (23.08%) SABSA
4 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (20.51%) ITIL
5 8 (20.51%) PRINCE
5 8 (20.51%) Change Management
6 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 5 (12.82%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (12.82%) Requirements Management
8 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
8 5 (12.82%) Data Security
9 4 (10.26%) Identity Management
10 3 (7.69%) OWASP
11 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
11 2 (5.13%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) CISSP
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.69%) CEH
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) CRISC
5 2 (5.13%) ISSAP
5 2 (5.13%) ISSEP
5 2 (5.13%) CCNP
5 2 (5.13%) CCNA
5 2 (5.13%) SSCP
5 2 (5.13%) CISA
5 2 (5.13%) CISM
6 1 (2.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) COBIT
2 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
3 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (12.82%) Basel II
4 5 (12.82%) HIPAA
5 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco
1 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
1 5 (12.82%) F5
2 4 (10.26%) Riverbed
2 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
2 4 (10.26%) McAfee
2 4 (10.26%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.56%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) Juniper
4 1 (2.56%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.56%) SAP