The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 142 150 136
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 13 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.49% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.60% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 13
Average salary £80,000 £125,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +140.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £125,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Security Architecture
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2615 2649 2443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.01% 80.98% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1734 1674 1695
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Security Architecture Salary Trend in Scotland

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Security Architecture Salary Histogram in Scotland

Security Architecture
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 Architecture within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 -4 10 £80,000 -36.00%
Glasgow +12 2 £55,000 -15.38%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Security Architecture
UK

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture.

1 11 (52.38%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 7 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 7 (33.33%) Splunk
3 7 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (28.57%) Retail
4 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 6 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) ArcSight
4 6 (28.57%) Coaching
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) Information Security
6 4 (19.05%) IIS
6 4 (19.05%) UNIX
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) CISSP
6 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) McAfee
7 3 (14.29%) Firewall
7 3 (14.29%) Network Security
7 3 (14.29%) SIEM
8 2 (9.52%) Perl

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 6 (28.57%) Retail Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Architect
2 9 (42.86%) Consultant
2 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Security Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Management Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) UNIX
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 7 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (28.57%) Coaching
4 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 5 (23.81%) Information Security
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) SIEM
8 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
8 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
9 1 (4.76%) Data Security
9 1 (4.76%) Security Management
9 1 (4.76%) Migration
9 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Splunk
2 6 (28.57%) ArcSight
3 3 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix