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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 645 667 709
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 220 192 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 168 114 102
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £60,000 £47,200
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 February 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 February 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 +24 101 £75,000 - 7
South East -12 61 £70,750 +13.20% 2
East Midlands +43 20 £55,000 -20.00% 2
East of England -1 12 £70,000 -9.67%
South West -6 12 £75,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -11 11 £75,000 +15.38% 2
North West -4 9 £61,215 -37.21%
Yorkshire -5 2 £62,500 -7.40%
Security Architect
UK

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 272 (57.87%) Security Architecture
2 228 (48.51%) Information Security
3 196 (41.70%) CISSP
4 168 (35.74%) Firewall
5 144 (30.64%) TOGAF
6 121 (25.74%) Finance
7 106 (22.55%) SABSA
8 100 (21.28%) CISM
9 99 (21.06%) Security Cleared
10 93 (19.79%) Risk Management
11 86 (18.30%) PCI DSS
12 79 (16.81%) Management Information System
13 76 (16.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 73 (15.53%) Network Security
15 72 (15.32%) Wireless
16 71 (15.11%) Cyber Security
17 63 (13.40%) SC Cleared
18 61 (12.98%) Cisco
19 59 (12.55%) COBIT
20 56 (11.91%) VMware
21 55 (11.70%) Windows
22 52 (11.06%) PKI
23 50 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
23 50 (10.64%) ITIL
24 48 (10.21%) Identity Management
25 44 (9.36%) Legal
25 44 (9.36%) SIEM
26 43 (9.15%) Information Assurance
26 43 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
26 43 (9.15%) CESG

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (3.19%) IIS
2 8 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.28%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.21%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.21%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.49%) SaaS
1 7 (1.49%) IaaS
2 6 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.06%) PaaS
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 168 (35.74%) Firewall
2 73 (15.53%) Network Security
3 72 (15.32%) Wireless
4 37 (7.87%) WAN
5 31 (6.60%) MPLS
6 30 (6.38%) LAN
7 27 (5.74%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (5.32%) SAN
9 17 (3.62%) VPN
10 15 (3.19%) SSL
11 14 (2.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 13 (2.77%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (2.55%) Kerberos
13 12 (2.55%) EIGRP
14 11 (2.34%) LTE
15 10 (2.13%) NAS
15 10 (2.13%) DHCP
15 10 (2.13%) ATM
16 9 (1.91%) 3GPP
16 9 (1.91%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.98%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.28%) RDBMS
3 6 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.06%) Big Data
5 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.21%) Moq
2 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.21%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.21%) ReSharper
General
1 121 (25.74%) Finance
2 44 (9.36%) Legal
3 38 (8.09%) Banking
4 34 (7.23%) Retail
5 28 (5.96%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.91%) Law
7 7 (1.49%) Electronics
8 6 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.85%) Marketing
9 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.64%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.19%) Middleware
2 9 (1.91%) JSP
3 8 (1.70%) SAML
4 7 (1.49%) Web Services
5 6 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (1.28%) J2EE
6 5 (1.06%) .NET
7 4 (0.85%) REST
8 2 (0.43%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.43%) OAuth
8 2 (0.43%) Spring
8 2 (0.43%) Ajax
8 2 (0.43%) Java SE
8 2 (0.43%) JSON
8 2 (0.43%) XML
8 2 (0.43%) JMS
9 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.21%) WPF
9 1 (0.21%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 79 (16.81%) Management Information System
2 52 (11.06%) PKI
3 43 (9.15%) CESG
3 43 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (6.17%) CESG CLAS
5 24 (5.11%) RMADS
6 10 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.13%) Clustering
7 9 (1.91%) GIS
7 9 (1.91%) Economics
8 7 (1.49%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.28%) Online Banking
9 6 (1.28%) Open Source
10 5 (1.06%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.06%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.85%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 55 (11.70%) Windows
2 34 (7.23%) Linux
3 25 (5.32%) UNIX
4 15 (3.19%) AIX
5 12 (2.55%) Solaris
6 11 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.70%) CentOS
7 8 (1.70%) HPUX
8 7 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (57.87%) Security Architecture
2 228 (48.51%) Information Security
3 144 (30.64%) TOGAF
4 106 (22.55%) SABSA
5 93 (19.79%) Risk Management
6 71 (15.11%) Cyber Security
7 50 (10.64%) ITIL
7 50 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 48 (10.21%) Identity Management
9 44 (9.36%) SIEM
10 43 (9.15%) Information Assurance
11 36 (7.66%) Penetration Testing
12 32 (6.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 29 (6.17%) Change Management
14 26 (5.53%) Network Design
15 24 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (4.89%) PRINCE
16 23 (4.89%) Service Delivery
17 21 (4.47%) SOA
18 20 (4.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.26%) C
2 12 (2.55%) Java
3 4 (0.85%) C#
3 4 (0.85%) VBScript
4 3 (0.64%) SQL
5 2 (0.43%) Python
5 2 (0.43%) Ruby
5 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.43%) R
5 2 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 196 (41.70%) CISSP
2 100 (21.28%) CISM
3 99 (21.06%) Security Cleared
4 63 (13.40%) SC Cleared
5 38 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (5.96%) Degree
7 26 (5.53%) DV Cleared
8 25 (5.32%) CCNP
9 19 (4.04%) CCNA
9 19 (4.04%) SSCP
10 13 (2.77%) CISA
11 12 (2.55%) GIAC
11 12 (2.55%) CEH
12 10 (2.13%) CCIE
13 9 (1.91%) ISSAP
14 7 (1.49%) CSSLP
15 6 (1.28%) JNCIE
15 6 (1.28%) CCDP
16 5 (1.06%) ISSEP
17 4 (0.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (18.30%) PCI DSS
2 76 (16.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 59 (12.55%) COBIT
4 12 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (2.34%) JSP 440
6 8 (1.70%) HIPAA
7 5 (1.06%) Basel II
8 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.43%) QA
9 2 (0.43%) COSO
10 1 (0.21%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 35 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.49%) vSphere
5 2 (0.43%) KVM
5 2 (0.43%) XenServer
5 2 (0.43%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (2.13%) CiscoWorks
1 10 (2.13%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (0.64%) SCCM
3 2 (0.43%) Puppet
3 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 61 (12.98%) Cisco
2 56 (11.91%) VMware
3 39 (8.30%) CheckPoint
4 36 (7.66%) Oracle
5 33 (7.02%) Microsoft
6 27 (5.74%) McAfee
6 27 (5.74%) Juniper
7 22 (4.68%) Citrix
8 17 (3.62%) IBM
8 17 (3.62%) F5
9 16 (3.40%) SAP
10 11 (2.34%) Sun
10 11 (2.34%) BT
10 11 (2.34%) Blue Coat
11 10 (2.13%) Riverbed
11 10 (2.13%) SolarWinds
11 10 (2.13%) HP
11 10 (2.13%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.70%) Sourcefire
13 7 (1.49%) CA
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