The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Architect
Rank 839 867 826
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -41
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 31 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.014% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.015% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 19
Average salary £77,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £53,700
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £65,000 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
Information Security Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94522 102668 95291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.51% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 79392 83843 79807
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Information Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Information Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Information Security Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Information Security Architect Salary Trend in England

Information Security Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Information Security Architect Salary Histogram in England

Information Security Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
South East +18 14 £50,000 -23.07%
London +36 7 £85,000 +41.66%
East Midlands +6 6 £82,500 +57.14%
East of England - 3 £67,500 - 1
West Midlands -5 1 £85,000 +30.76%
Information Security Architect
UK

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Information 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 Information Security Architect in their job title.

1 59 (96.72%) Information Security
2 37 (60.66%) CISSP
3 33 (54.10%) CISM
4 30 (49.18%) Firewall
5 28 (45.90%) Security Architecture
6 24 (39.34%) Finance
7 20 (32.79%) SIEM
8 19 (31.15%) Security Cleared
8 19 (31.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (31.15%) SC Cleared
9 18 (29.51%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (29.51%) Windows
10 17 (27.87%) UNIX
11 15 (24.59%) Cyber Security
12 14 (22.95%) CESG
13 13 (21.31%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (21.31%) PCI DSS
14 12 (19.67%) Java
14 12 (19.67%) Risk Management
14 12 (19.67%) TOGAF
15 11 (18.03%) PKI
15 11 (18.03%) Information Assurance
16 10 (16.39%) Network Architecture
16 10 (16.39%) SABSA
17 9 (14.75%) Analytics
17 9 (14.75%) SaaS
17 9 (14.75%) Network Security
17 9 (14.75%) RMADS
17 9 (14.75%) Network Design
17 9 (14.75%) Vulnerability Assessment

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Information 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 Information Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) SaaS
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (49.18%) Firewall
2 13 (21.31%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (14.75%) Network Security
4 4 (6.56%) Internet
4 4 (6.56%) LAN
4 4 (6.56%) WAN
4 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.28%) DMZ
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
General
1 24 (39.34%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) CESG
2 11 (18.03%) PKI
3 9 (14.75%) RMADS
4 8 (13.11%) FMCG
5 5 (8.20%) Blog
6 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.28%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.64%) Tandem
8 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) UNIX
3 3 (4.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (96.72%) Information Security
2 28 (45.90%) Security Architecture
3 20 (32.79%) SIEM
4 18 (29.51%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (24.59%) Cyber Security
6 12 (19.67%) Risk Management
6 12 (19.67%) TOGAF
7 11 (18.03%) Information Assurance
8 10 (16.39%) SABSA
8 10 (16.39%) Network Architecture
9 9 (14.75%) Network Design
9 9 (14.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (14.75%) Analytics
10 8 (13.11%) Information Security Management
10 8 (13.11%) Security Management
11 6 (9.84%) Change Management
12 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.20%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (8.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) Java
2 9 (14.75%) SQL
3 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (60.66%) CISSP
2 33 (54.10%) CISM
3 19 (31.15%) SC Cleared
3 19 (31.15%) Security Cleared
4 7 (11.48%) CEH
5 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.20%) MCSE
6 3 (4.92%) SSCP
6 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.28%) Degree
8 1 (1.64%) CCNP
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (21.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) SAP
2 7 (11.48%) Splunk
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Qualys
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Salary: £70k + 15% flex fund
Posted: 6 days ago