The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information 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
Information Security Architect
Rank 430 456 417
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -39
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 14 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.009% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.009% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 8
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -11.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £53,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £97,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £61,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +11.36%
Information Security Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19933 21138 20178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.59% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16542 16611 16631
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Information Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Information Security Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Architect Salary Trend in the South East

Information Security Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

Information Security Architect Salary Histogram in the South East

Information Security Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Architect within the South East 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
Surrey - 10 £48,750 -
Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £60,000 -
Information Security Architect
England

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Information 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 Information Security Architect in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (59.09%) CISSP
3 12 (54.55%) Security Architecture
4 10 (45.45%) Network Architecture
4 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 10 (45.45%) SIEM
4 10 (45.45%) Cyber Security
4 10 (45.45%) CISM
5 9 (40.91%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Finance
6 8 (36.36%) Network Design
6 8 (36.36%) Information Assurance
6 8 (36.36%) RMADS
7 7 (31.82%) Splunk
7 7 (31.82%) CEH
8 6 (27.27%) Network Security
8 6 (27.27%) Change Management
8 6 (27.27%) Firewall
9 5 (22.73%) MCSE
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
10 4 (18.18%) MS Office
11 3 (13.64%) UNIX
11 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) Linux
11 3 (13.64%) Risk Analysis

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Information 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 Information Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Network Security
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) DMZ
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) RMADS
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (54.55%) Security Architecture
3 10 (45.45%) Network Architecture
3 10 (45.45%) SIEM
3 10 (45.45%) Cyber Security
4 9 (40.91%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Network Design
5 8 (36.36%) Information Assurance
6 6 (27.27%) Change Management
7 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
10 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
10 2 (9.09%) Logistics
10 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (4.55%) Network Management
11 1 (4.55%) Security Hardening
11 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) CISSP
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) CISM
3 7 (31.82%) CEH
4 5 (22.73%) MCSE
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.09%) SSCP
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Splunk
2 3 (13.64%) Qualys
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle