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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 118 143 157
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +14
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 35 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.18% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.64% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30 2 6
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £50,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £77,500 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
2663 2673 2785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.51% 86.87% 84.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 1694 1827
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 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 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 +21 26 £65,000 -18.75%
Glasgow -11 7 £43,000 -21.81%
Stirling - 2 £75,000 -
Security Architecture
UK

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 45 (81.82%) CISSP
2 37 (67.27%) Data Centre
3 34 (61.82%) Project Management
4 33 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (60.00%) PCI DSS
5 31 (56.36%) Splunk
5 31 (56.36%) Portfolio Management
5 31 (56.36%) ArcSight
5 31 (56.36%) Performance Management
5 31 (56.36%) Vulnerability Management
5 31 (56.36%) Law
6 30 (54.55%) IIS
6 30 (54.55%) Degree
6 30 (54.55%) IISP
6 30 (54.55%) Security Operations
6 30 (54.55%) Security Operations Centre
7 25 (45.45%) Test Strategy
8 20 (36.36%) SIEM
8 20 (36.36%) Network Security
9 16 (29.09%) QRadar
10 9 (16.36%) Information Security
10 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (16.36%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (16.36%) Informatica
10 9 (16.36%) Oracle
10 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
10 9 (16.36%) WebLogic
10 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
10 9 (16.36%) SOA

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 30 (54.55%) IIS
2 9 (16.36%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 20 (36.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 31 (56.36%) Law
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (67.27%) Consultant
1 37 (67.27%) Security Consultant
2 24 (43.64%) IT Consultant
2 24 (43.64%) IT Security Consultant
3 12 (21.82%) Architect
4 11 (20.00%) Security Architect
5 8 (14.55%) SIEM Consultant
5 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Security Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Security Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) IT Risk Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) IT Security Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Risk Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Splunk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 37 (67.27%) Data Centre
2 30 (54.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) Project Management
2 31 (56.36%) Performance Management
2 31 (56.36%) Portfolio Management
2 31 (56.36%) Vulnerability Management
3 30 (54.55%) Security Operations
4 25 (45.45%) Test Strategy
5 20 (36.36%) SIEM
6 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
6 9 (16.36%) Information Security
6 9 (16.36%) SDLC
6 9 (16.36%) SOA
6 9 (16.36%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (16.36%) Workflow
7 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (14.55%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (12.73%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Manual Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (81.82%) CISSP
2 30 (54.55%) Degree
2 30 (54.55%) IISP
3 6 (10.91%) CEH
3 6 (10.91%) CISM
4 5 (9.09%) CHFI
4 5 (9.09%) ECSA
5 4 (7.27%) SANS
6 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 33 (60.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) ArcSight
1 31 (56.36%) Splunk
2 9 (16.36%) Informatica
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Intel Security