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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 140 168 157
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 18 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 6
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +61.49%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
2678 3246 2509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.48% 81.29% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 2143 1464
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 1 May 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
West Lothian - 7 - -
Edinburgh +14 6 £61,500 -21.90%
Glasgow +10 4 £65,000 -
Security Architecture
UK

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 24 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (69.70%) PCI DSS
2 23 (69.70%) Vulnerability Management
3 22 (66.67%) CISSP
4 21 (63.64%) Performance Management
4 21 (63.64%) Splunk
4 21 (63.64%) Portfolio Management
5 20 (60.61%) ArcSight
5 20 (60.61%) Project Management
5 20 (60.61%) Mentoring
5 20 (60.61%) Coaching
6 19 (57.58%) Degree
7 18 (54.55%) Service Management
7 18 (54.55%) IIS
7 18 (54.55%) Test Strategy
8 10 (30.30%) Law
9 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (24.24%) Finance
10 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
10 5 (15.15%) Information Security
11 4 (12.12%) Banking
11 4 (12.12%) Network Security
11 4 (12.12%) SIEM
11 4 (12.12%) Firewall
12 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
12 3 (9.09%) Data Security
12 3 (9.09%) ITIL
12 3 (9.09%) Retail
12 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
12 3 (9.09%) Analytics

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 18 (54.55%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Network Security
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
General
1 10 (30.30%) Law
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Consultant
2 13 (39.39%) Security Consultant
3 9 (27.27%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Security Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Security Officer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Security Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security Officer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Statistics
1 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) CESG
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Vulnerability Management
2 21 (63.64%) Performance Management
2 21 (63.64%) Portfolio Management
3 20 (60.61%) Project Management
3 20 (60.61%) Mentoring
3 20 (60.61%) Coaching
4 18 (54.55%) Service Management
4 18 (54.55%) Test Strategy
5 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
6 5 (15.15%) Information Security
7 4 (12.12%) SIEM
8 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.09%) Data Security
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL
8 3 (9.09%) Analytics
8 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security
9 2 (6.06%) Financial Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) CISSP
2 19 (57.58%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) GIAC
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (69.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Splunk
2 20 (60.61%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee