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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Architect
Rank 875 818 884
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +66
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 13 35 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.035% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.037% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 5
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £81,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -29.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,550 £63,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £81,500 £89,400
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -12.00%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 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
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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
East Midlands -16 5 £52,500 -4.54%
London -4 4 £60,000 -25.00%
South East -26 2 £65,000 -11.86% 2
South West - 1 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Information Security Architect
UK

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) Information Security
2 29 (58.00%) CISSP
3 24 (48.00%) Security Architecture
4 19 (38.00%) CISM
5 18 (36.00%) Management Information System
5 18 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 13 (26.00%) PCI DSS
8 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 10 (20.00%) Firewall
9 9 (18.00%) TOGAF
10 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (16.00%) Degree
10 8 (16.00%) CISA
11 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (12.00%) Wireless
12 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (12.00%) SSCP
12 6 (12.00%) Banking
13 5 (10.00%) Retail
14 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
14 4 (8.00%) Computer Security
14 4 (8.00%) Project Management
14 4 (8.00%) GIAC
14 4 (8.00%) Finance
14 4 (8.00%) Data Security
14 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
14 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (8.00%) CRISC
15 3 (6.00%) Information Assurance

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (12.00%) Wireless
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (12.00%) Banking
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Finance
4 2 (4.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) RMADS
4 1 (2.00%) CESG
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Information Security
2 24 (48.00%) Security Architecture
3 15 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (18.00%) TOGAF
5 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.00%) Data Security
7 4 (8.00%) Project Management
7 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.00%) Computer Security
8 3 (6.00%) Information Assurance
8 3 (6.00%) Product Management
8 3 (6.00%) Use Case
8 3 (6.00%) SABSA
8 3 (6.00%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Information Security Management
8 3 (6.00%) Security Management
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.00%) Business Development
9 2 (4.00%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 29 (58.00%) CISSP
2 19 (38.00%) CISM
3 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (16.00%) CISA
4 8 (16.00%) Degree
5 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.00%) SSCP
7 4 (8.00%) GIAC
7 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (8.00%) CRISC
8 3 (6.00%) ISSAP
9 1 (2.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (26.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) QA