The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 371 362 334
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 78 77 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.37% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 59 42 75
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £97,500 £93,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
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
20681 20579 21307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.02% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16344 16975 18242
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Security Architect Salary Trend in the South East

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Security Architect Salary Histogram in the South East

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 Security Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Berkshire +5 45 £66,250 -17.18% 4
Surrey +8 22 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Hampshire -29 8 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Middlesex - 1 £78,000 -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 79 (53.02%) Security Architecture
2 76 (51.01%) Security Cleared
3 55 (36.91%) SC Cleared
4 45 (30.20%) CISSP
5 44 (29.53%) Information Security
6 41 (27.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 34 (22.82%) Risk Management
8 33 (22.15%) Firewall
8 33 (22.15%) RMADS
9 31 (20.81%) Network Security
10 29 (19.46%) TOGAF
10 29 (19.46%) Degree
11 28 (18.79%) CESG
11 28 (18.79%) Telecoms
12 25 (16.78%) Windows
13 23 (15.44%) SOA
13 23 (15.44%) Network Design
13 23 (15.44%) SABSA
14 20 (13.42%) DV Cleared
15 18 (12.08%) Law
15 18 (12.08%) Management Information System
15 18 (12.08%) PKI
15 18 (12.08%) UML
15 18 (12.08%) Web Services
15 18 (12.08%) JSP 440
15 18 (12.08%) Risk Analysis
15 18 (12.08%) Cyber Security
16 17 (11.41%) CISM
16 17 (11.41%) Finance
17 16 (10.74%) Network Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.34%) IIS
1 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.15%) Firewall
2 31 (20.81%) Network Security
3 15 (10.07%) LTE
3 15 (10.07%) Software-Defined Networking
3 15 (10.07%) 3GPP
3 15 (10.07%) IPv6
4 14 (9.40%) MPLS
5 9 (6.04%) Internet
6 8 (5.37%) HTTPS
6 8 (5.37%) HTTP
7 6 (4.03%) LDAP
8 5 (3.36%) WAN
8 5 (3.36%) Wireless
9 4 (2.68%) X.509
9 4 (2.68%) LAN
10 3 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.34%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.34%) SAN
11 2 (1.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.01%) Big Data
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.34%) Hadoop
General
1 28 (18.79%) Telecoms
2 18 (12.08%) Law
3 17 (11.41%) Finance
4 10 (6.71%) Marketing
5 6 (4.03%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Local Government
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.08%) Web Services
2 2 (1.34%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.34%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.15%) RMADS
2 28 (18.79%) CESG
3 18 (12.08%) PKI
3 18 (12.08%) Management Information System
4 15 (10.07%) Economics
5 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.70%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (3.36%) Smartcard
6 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.01%) CCTV
9 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.34%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.67%) NHS
10 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.78%) Windows
2 14 (9.40%) Linux
3 13 (8.72%) UNIX
4 12 (8.05%) Solaris
4 12 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.03%) AIX
6 3 (2.01%) HPUX
7 2 (1.34%) CentOS
7 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (53.02%) Security Architecture
2 44 (29.53%) Information Security
3 34 (22.82%) Risk Management
4 29 (19.46%) TOGAF
5 23 (15.44%) Network Design
5 23 (15.44%) SOA
5 23 (15.44%) SABSA
6 18 (12.08%) Risk Analysis
6 18 (12.08%) Cyber Security
6 18 (12.08%) UML
7 16 (10.74%) Network Architecture
8 15 (10.07%) SWOT Analysis
9 13 (8.72%) Information Assurance
10 11 (7.38%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (6.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (6.04%) Migration
13 8 (5.37%) Validation
13 8 (5.37%) ITIL
14 7 (4.70%) Identity Management
15 6 (4.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.68%) C
2 1 (0.67%) Java
2 1 (0.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (51.01%) Security Cleared
2 55 (36.91%) SC Cleared
3 45 (30.20%) CISSP
4 29 (19.46%) Degree
5 20 (13.42%) DV Cleared
6 17 (11.41%) CISM
7 7 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.03%) CCNP
8 6 (4.03%) CCDP
9 5 (3.36%) CCIE
9 5 (3.36%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.34%) CISA
11 1 (0.67%) CCSA
11 1 (0.67%) CCSE
11 1 (0.67%) CCNA
11 1 (0.67%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (27.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (12.08%) JSP 440
3 10 (6.71%) COBIT
4 2 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.37%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.34%) vSphere
3 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (7.38%) McAfee
2 8 (5.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.70%) Oracle
3 7 (4.70%) Cisco
3 7 (4.70%) VMware
4 6 (4.03%) Sun
5 4 (2.68%) IBM
5 4 (2.68%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.01%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.01%) Tripwire
7 2 (1.34%) SAP
7 2 (1.34%) Intel
7 2 (1.34%) Citrix
7 2 (1.34%) Juniper
7 2 (1.34%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.67%) Qualys
8 1 (0.67%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (0.67%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds
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