The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 239 251 265
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 14 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.068% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.072% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 8
Average salary £55,000 £54,500 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +14.13%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
Security Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7582 6919 8605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.95% 94.73% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6233 5928 7331
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Security Architect
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Security Architect Salary Trend in the East of England

Security Architect
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 8 - -
Suffolk - 5 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire -6 1 £62,500 -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 17 (70.83%) Identity Management
2 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) CISSP
4 9 (37.50%) Oracle
4 9 (37.50%) Firewall
4 9 (37.50%) TOGAF
5 8 (33.33%) BPMN
5 8 (33.33%) J2EE
5 8 (33.33%) SAP
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) UML
5 8 (33.33%) Kerberos
5 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 8 (33.33%) SAML
5 8 (33.33%) SIEM
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 7 (29.17%) Security Architecture
6 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 7 (29.17%) Information Security
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (25.00%) Citrix
7 6 (25.00%) SAN
7 6 (25.00%) LAN
7 6 (25.00%) WAN
7 6 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.83%) IIS

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 6 (25.00%) SAN
3 6 (25.00%) LAN
3 6 (25.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) NAS
5 3 (12.50%) Network Security
6 2 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) J2EE
1 8 (33.33%) SAML
2 5 (20.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Identity Management
2 9 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 8 (33.33%) BPMN
3 8 (33.33%) UML
3 8 (33.33%) SIEM
4 7 (29.17%) Security Architecture
4 7 (29.17%) Information Security
5 5 (20.83%) Benchmarking
5 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
5 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
5 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (16.67%) Computer Security
6 4 (16.67%) Data Security
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) SOA
8 1 (4.17%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) CISSP
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) SAP
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Fujitsu
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat