The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT 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
IT Security Architect
Rank 601 642 599
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -43
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Architect 11 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.009% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.009% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 6
Average salary £90,000 - £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £55,000 £60,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
IT Security Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40376 43976 41848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.15% 93.53% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34392 36762 35111
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IT Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

IT Security Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

IT Security Architect Salary Trend in London

IT Security Architect
Salary Histogram in London

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

IT Security Architect Salary Histogram in London

IT Security Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Architect within the London 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
Harrow - 3 £72,500 -
City of London +28 1 £90,000 -
IT Security Architect
England

IT Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 22 (88.00%) CISSP
2 20 (80.00%) Security Architecture
3 11 (44.00%) Information Security
4 8 (32.00%) CISM
5 7 (28.00%) Finance
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) CEH
6 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (20.00%) SSCP
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (20.00%) Tripwire
7 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (20.00%) SIEM
7 5 (20.00%) Rapid7
7 5 (20.00%) LogRhythm
7 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.00%) Cyber Security
9 3 (12.00%) Data Privacy
9 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Middleware
9 3 (12.00%) CCNP

IT Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Security Architecture
2 11 (44.00%) Information Security
3 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (20.00%) SIEM
4 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) Cyber Security
6 3 (12.00%) Data Privacy
7 2 (8.00%) SABSA
7 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (4.00%) BCP
8 1 (4.00%) DRM
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
8 1 (4.00%) Time Management
8 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) CISSP
2 8 (32.00%) CISM
3 6 (24.00%) CEH
4 5 (20.00%) SSCP
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (12.00%) CCNP
6 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) CCNA
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.00%) MCSE
7 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (20.00%) Tripwire
1 5 (20.00%) Rapid7
1 5 (20.00%) LogRhythm