The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 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
Security Architect
Rank 620 698 614
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -84
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 258 185 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 214 123 174
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,750
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
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%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Security Architect Salary Trend in England

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in England

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

Security Architect Salary Histogram in England

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 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
London +55 83 £80,000 +14.28% 4
South East -5 56 £65,000 - 5
West Midlands +23 36 £70,000 +16.66%
North West +24 34 £69,000 -4.82% 1
Yorkshire +20 13 £70,000 +12.00% 1
South West +5 13 £61,250 +2.08%
East of England +13 10 £65,000 +18.18% 2
East Midlands -5 6 £82,500 +50.00% 1
Midlands - 2 £70,000 -
Security Architect
UK

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 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.

1 271 (52.72%) Information Security
2 265 (51.56%) Security Architecture
3 210 (40.86%) CISSP
4 144 (28.02%) Firewall
5 141 (27.43%) TOGAF
6 137 (26.65%) Cyber Security
7 124 (24.12%) Finance
8 111 (21.60%) SABSA
9 94 (18.29%) Enterprise Architecture
10 91 (17.70%) CISM
11 86 (16.73%) Network Security
12 81 (15.76%) Security Cleared
12 81 (15.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 68 (13.23%) Cisco
14 66 (12.84%) SC Cleared
14 66 (12.84%) SIEM
15 61 (11.87%) Cisco Certification
16 60 (11.67%) Degree
17 58 (11.28%) Risk Management
18 57 (11.09%) PCI DSS
19 55 (10.70%) Penetration Testing
20 53 (10.31%) CheckPoint
21 50 (9.73%) WAN
22 49 (9.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 48 (9.34%) PKI
24 47 (9.14%) Information Assurance
25 46 (8.95%) Windows
26 44 (8.56%) LAN
27 43 (8.37%) Data Centre
28 41 (7.98%) C

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 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 9 (1.75%) Apache
2 6 (1.17%) IIS
3 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.19%) Drupal
3 1 (0.19%) WordPress
3 1 (0.19%) CloudStack
Applications
1 17 (3.31%) MS Office
2 9 (1.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.45%) SaaS
2 25 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.17%) IaaS
4 6 (1.17%) PaaS
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 144 (28.02%) Firewall
2 86 (16.73%) Network Security
3 50 (9.73%) WAN
4 44 (8.56%) LAN
5 39 (7.59%) VPN
6 38 (7.39%) Wireless
7 25 (4.86%) Wireless Security
8 23 (4.47%) Intrusion Detection
9 18 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (3.31%) SSL
10 17 (3.31%) TCP/IP
11 15 (2.92%) DNS
11 15 (2.92%) Internet
12 9 (1.75%) DMZ
12 9 (1.75%) Kerberos
12 9 (1.75%) LDAP
12 9 (1.75%) Broadband
13 8 (1.56%) MPLS
14 7 (1.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 6 (1.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.36%) Big Data
2 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
General
1 124 (24.12%) Finance
2 30 (5.84%) Banking
3 23 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.28%) Retail
5 17 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.33%) Law
7 9 (1.75%) Marketing
8 7 (1.36%) Legal
8 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.78%) Publishing
10 3 (0.58%) Electronics
11 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.31%) Middleware
1 17 (3.31%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.14%) JSP
3 7 (1.36%) Web Services
4 6 (1.17%) .NET
4 6 (1.17%) J2EE
5 2 (0.39%) SAML
5 2 (0.39%) OAuth
6 1 (0.19%) REST
6 1 (0.19%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.19%) SOAP
6 1 (0.19%) WSDL
6 1 (0.19%) LAMP
6 1 (0.19%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.34%) PKI
2 43 (8.37%) Data Centre
3 39 (7.59%) Management Information System
4 35 (6.81%) CESG
4 35 (6.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 20 (3.89%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.11%) Cryptography
8 11 (2.14%) N-Tier
8 11 (2.14%) RMADS
9 10 (1.95%) CESG CLAS
10 9 (1.75%) GIS
10 9 (1.75%) FMCG
10 9 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.56%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.36%) BYOD
13 5 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.97%) Blog
14 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.58%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.95%) Windows
2 27 (5.25%) UNIX
3 22 (4.28%) Linux
4 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (0.97%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (52.72%) Information Security
2 265 (51.56%) Security Architecture
3 141 (27.43%) TOGAF
4 137 (26.65%) Cyber Security
5 111 (21.60%) SABSA
6 94 (18.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 66 (12.84%) SIEM
8 58 (11.28%) Risk Management
9 55 (10.70%) Penetration Testing
10 49 (9.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 47 (9.14%) Information Assurance
12 36 (7.00%) Identity Management
13 35 (6.81%) ITIL
14 34 (6.61%) Data Protection
15 32 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (5.64%) Zachman Framework
16 29 (5.64%) Data Privacy
17 28 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
17 28 (5.45%) Network Architecture
17 28 (5.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (7.98%) C
2 16 (3.11%) Java
2 16 (3.11%) SQL
3 4 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.19%) Perl
4 1 (0.19%) C++
4 1 (0.19%) ABAP
4 1 (0.19%) Python
4 1 (0.19%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 210 (40.86%) CISSP
2 91 (17.70%) CISM
3 81 (15.76%) Security Cleared
4 66 (12.84%) SC Cleared
5 61 (11.87%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (11.67%) Degree
7 41 (7.98%) CCNP
8 30 (5.84%) CCIE
9 24 (4.67%) DV Cleared
10 21 (4.09%) CEH
11 18 (3.50%) GIAC
12 16 (3.11%) CISA
13 12 (2.33%) SSCP
14 11 (2.14%) CCNA
14 11 (2.14%) CRISC
15 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (1.36%) MCSE
17 6 (1.17%) HP ASE
18 5 (0.97%) CCDP
19 4 (0.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (15.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (11.09%) PCI DSS
3 31 (6.03%) COBIT
4 11 (2.14%) JSP 440
5 6 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.39%) SLA
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 21 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.19%) vCloud
4 1 (0.19%) pfSense
4 1 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (3.31%) FortiGate
2 6 (1.17%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (0.97%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.19%) Nessus
5 1 (0.19%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 68 (13.23%) Cisco
2 53 (10.31%) CheckPoint
3 39 (7.59%) Juniper
4 26 (5.06%) Microsoft
5 25 (4.86%) F5
6 24 (4.67%) McAfee
7 21 (4.09%) SAP
8 18 (3.50%) Fortinet
9 16 (3.11%) Splunk
9 16 (3.11%) Oracle
10 14 (2.72%) Sourcefire
11 13 (2.53%) HP
12 11 (2.14%) IBM
12 11 (2.14%) ArcSight
13 8 (1.56%) VMware
14 7 (1.36%) Tripwire
14 7 (1.36%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.17%) Symantec
15 6 (1.17%) Huawei
15 6 (1.17%) Riverbed
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