The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Solution Architect
Rank 143 132 136
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.16% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £75,000 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
Security Solutions Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2302 2259 1970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.41% 92.73% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1692 1621
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Security Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Security Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Security Solutions Architect
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) CA
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Security Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) MPLS
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) JNCIA
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) CA
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee