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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 153 158 162
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 10 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.065% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.068% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Average salary £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
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
2827 2940 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.70% 95.55% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 1870 2113
Average salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,575
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +13 5 £75,000 -6.25% 1
Glasgow -18 3 £65,000 +18.18%
Stirling - 2 £75,000 -
Security Architect
UK

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (65.00%) CISSP
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 11 (55.00%) Security Architecture
4 9 (45.00%) Workflow
4 9 (45.00%) SDLC
4 9 (45.00%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (45.00%) Informatica
4 9 (45.00%) Project Management
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (45.00%) WebLogic
4 9 (45.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (45.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) Retail
5 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (10.00%) Banking
7 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (10.00%) Legal
7 2 (10.00%) CISM
7 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Juniper
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco
7 2 (10.00%) CCIE
7 2 (10.00%) CCNP

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (45.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.00%) SCADA
3 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Security Architecture
2 9 (45.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) SDLC
2 9 (45.00%) SOA
2 9 (45.00%) Systems Analysis
2 9 (45.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.00%) Security Management
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) CCIE
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CISM
2 2 (10.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CISA
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Informatica
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) F5
2 2 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.00%) Splunk