The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 160 161 156
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 12 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.11% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.11% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 0
Average salary £68,000 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.80% -
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3133 3505 2872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.97% 94.76% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2007 2252 1884
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Security Architect Salary Trend in Scotland

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Security Architect Salary Histogram in Scotland

Security Architect
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 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
Edinburgh +6 10 £68,000 -
Glasgow -1 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £68,500 -
Security Architect
UK

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (42.86%) Retail
1 9 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 7 (33.33%) Network Security
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
3 5 (23.81%) CISSP
4 4 (19.05%) Data Security
4 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
5 3 (14.29%) Banking
5 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
6 2 (9.52%) SIEM
6 2 (9.52%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) F5
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall
6 2 (9.52%) Law
6 2 (9.52%) CISM
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.52%) McAfee
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 2 (9.52%) LAN
6 2 (9.52%) WAN
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP
7 1 (4.76%) WLAN
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) WLAN
3 1 (4.76%) HSRP
3 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.76%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (42.86%) Retail
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Law
5 1 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Publishing
5 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 5 (23.81%) Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
3 4 (19.05%) Data Security
4 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) SIEM
6 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) CISM
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CISA
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
1 2 (9.52%) McAfee
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco
1 2 (9.52%) F5
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk
2 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.76%) Informatica
2 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
2 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle