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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 620 710 620
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -90
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 264 188 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 219 127 168
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £71,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £62,500 £71,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.97%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +62 97 £75,000 +7.14% 14
South East -7 64 £60,000 -7.69% 1
West Midlands +15 31 £70,000 +12.00% 2
North West +20 30 £70,000 -1.75% 2
East of England +12 15 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire +15 12 £70,000 +12.00% 1
South West -14 7 £70,000 - 1
East Midlands -14 2 £85,000 +54.54%
Security Architect
UK

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 274 (53.20%) Security Architecture
2 269 (52.23%) Information Security
3 215 (41.75%) CISSP
4 151 (29.32%) Firewall
5 146 (28.35%) TOGAF
6 126 (24.47%) Cyber Security
7 121 (23.50%) Finance
8 104 (20.19%) SABSA
9 99 (19.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 97 (18.83%) CISM
11 85 (16.50%) Network Security
12 83 (16.12%) Security Cleared
13 82 (15.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 81 (15.73%) Cisco
15 67 (13.01%) PCI DSS
15 67 (13.01%) SIEM
16 65 (12.62%) SC Cleared
16 65 (12.62%) Risk Management
17 62 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
18 59 (11.46%) CheckPoint
19 58 (11.26%) Degree
20 55 (10.68%) PKI
20 55 (10.68%) WAN
21 52 (10.10%) Penetration Testing
22 51 (9.90%) Wireless
23 48 (9.32%) Information Assurance
24 47 (9.13%) Management Information System
24 47 (9.13%) LAN
25 44 (8.54%) ITIL
26 42 (8.16%) CCNP

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (1.94%) 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 19 (3.69%) MS Office
2 6 (1.17%) MS Excel
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 27 (5.24%) SaaS
2 25 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.55%) PaaS
4 6 (1.17%) IaaS
5 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.39%) Office 365
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 151 (29.32%) Firewall
2 85 (16.50%) Network Security
3 55 (10.68%) WAN
4 51 (9.90%) Wireless
5 47 (9.13%) LAN
6 39 (7.57%) VPN
7 25 (4.85%) Wireless Security
8 24 (4.66%) Intrusion Detection
9 23 (4.47%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (3.11%) TCP/IP
11 15 (2.91%) Internet
12 14 (2.72%) SSL
13 13 (2.52%) DNS
14 12 (2.33%) DMZ
15 11 (2.14%) MPLS
16 10 (1.94%) EIGRP
17 9 (1.75%) ATM
17 9 (1.75%) DHCP
17 9 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 8 (1.55%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.97%) Big Data
2 2 (0.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.19%) ReSharper
1 1 (0.19%) Moq
1 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
General
1 121 (23.50%) Finance
2 27 (5.24%) Retail
3 22 (4.27%) Banking
4 19 (3.69%) Legal
4 19 (3.69%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.52%) Law
7 9 (1.75%) Marketing
8 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.78%) Electronics
10 2 (0.39%) Back Office
10 2 (0.39%) Publishing
10 2 (0.39%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.88%) Middleware
2 17 (3.30%) 802.1X
3 11 (2.14%) JSP
4 6 (1.17%) Web Services
5 4 (0.78%) OAuth
5 4 (0.78%) SAML
6 3 (0.58%) REST
7 2 (0.39%) XML
7 2 (0.39%) JSON
8 1 (0.19%) WPF
8 1 (0.19%) WSDL
8 1 (0.19%) WebSockets
8 1 (0.19%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.19%) SOAP
8 1 (0.19%) .NET
8 1 (0.19%) J2EE
8 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.19%) LAMP
8 1 (0.19%) WinForms
8 1 (0.19%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.68%) PKI
2 47 (9.13%) Management Information System
3 39 (7.57%) Data Centre
4 31 (6.02%) CESG
5 28 (5.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 24 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.50%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.72%) Cryptography
9 13 (2.52%) RMADS
10 11 (2.14%) CESG CLAS
10 11 (2.14%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.94%) GIS
12 9 (1.75%) FMCG
12 9 (1.75%) Mathematics
13 8 (1.55%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (1.36%) BYOD
15 5 (0.97%) Blog
16 3 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.38%) Windows
2 25 (4.85%) UNIX
3 21 (4.08%) Linux
4 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.58%) AIX
6 1 (0.19%) HPUX
6 1 (0.19%) Solaris
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (53.20%) Security Architecture
2 269 (52.23%) Information Security
3 146 (28.35%) TOGAF
4 126 (24.47%) Cyber Security
5 104 (20.19%) SABSA
6 99 (19.22%) Enterprise Architecture
7 67 (13.01%) SIEM
8 65 (12.62%) Risk Management
9 52 (10.10%) Penetration Testing
10 48 (9.32%) Information Assurance
11 44 (8.54%) ITIL
12 42 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 35 (6.80%) Data Protection
14 32 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (6.21%) Identity Management
15 31 (6.02%) Vulnerability Management
16 28 (5.44%) Data Privacy
17 27 (5.24%) Security Management
18 26 (5.05%) Zachman Framework
18 26 (5.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (7.18%) C
2 15 (2.91%) SQL
3 12 (2.33%) Java
4 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.39%) R
5 1 (0.19%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 215 (41.75%) CISSP
2 97 (18.83%) CISM
3 83 (16.12%) Security Cleared
4 65 (12.62%) SC Cleared
5 62 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (11.26%) Degree
7 42 (8.16%) CCNP
8 28 (5.44%) CCIE
9 21 (4.08%) DV Cleared
10 20 (3.88%) CEH
11 18 (3.50%) GIAC
12 15 (2.91%) CISA
13 14 (2.72%) SSCP
13 14 (2.72%) CCNA
14 11 (2.14%) CRISC
15 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (1.36%) MCSE
17 6 (1.17%) HP ASE
18 4 (0.78%) CGEIT
18 4 (0.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (15.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (13.01%) PCI DSS
3 40 (7.77%) COBIT
4 11 (2.14%) JSP 440
5 7 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.39%) SLA
6 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.39%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.19%) COSO
7 1 (0.19%) QA
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.19%) vCloud
4 1 (0.19%) pfSense
4 1 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (3.30%) FortiGate
2 9 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (0.97%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.19%) Nessus
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.19%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 81 (15.73%) Cisco
2 59 (11.46%) CheckPoint
3 40 (7.77%) Juniper
4 29 (5.63%) McAfee
5 27 (5.24%) F5
6 26 (5.05%) Microsoft
7 20 (3.88%) Fortinet
8 19 (3.69%) SAP
9 15 (2.91%) Sourcefire
10 14 (2.72%) Splunk
10 14 (2.72%) HP
11 13 (2.52%) IBM
12 12 (2.33%) Oracle
12 12 (2.33%) VMware
13 10 (1.94%) ArcSight
14 9 (1.75%) Riverbed
14 9 (1.75%) SolarWinds
15 7 (1.36%) Huawei
16 6 (1.17%) Red Hat
17 5 (0.97%) Symantec
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Spencer Rose Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75-95k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Addition Solutions
Salary: From £46,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
2Source Talent
Salary: £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £90,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £1.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000k-£70,000k
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago