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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 379 372 390
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 64 72 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 54 40 33
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £70,150 £99,250
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £62,500 £71,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.97%
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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Berkshire +2 26 £68,750 +1.85% 1
Surrey +19 23 £55,000 -15.38%
Hampshire -7 8 £76,250 +52.50%
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £55,000 +15.78%
Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £75,000 -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 85 (62.04%) Security Architecture
2 73 (53.28%) Information Security
3 56 (40.88%) CISSP
4 45 (32.85%) Firewall
5 38 (27.74%) Cyber Security
6 34 (24.82%) Penetration Testing
7 31 (22.63%) Finance
8 29 (21.17%) CISM
9 24 (17.52%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (17.52%) TOGAF
10 23 (16.79%) Cisco
11 21 (15.33%) Security Cleared
11 21 (15.33%) WAN
11 21 (15.33%) CCNP
12 20 (14.60%) VPN
12 20 (14.60%) CCIE
12 20 (14.60%) SC Cleared
12 20 (14.60%) SABSA
13 19 (13.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 19 (13.87%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (13.87%) LAN
13 19 (13.87%) Juniper
13 19 (13.87%) CheckPoint
14 18 (13.14%) Wireless
14 18 (13.14%) Wireless Security
14 18 (13.14%) Network Architecture
14 18 (13.14%) SIEM
14 18 (13.14%) Security Hardening
15 17 (12.41%) 802.1X
15 17 (12.41%) FortiGate

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Office
2 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.87%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.19%) SaaS
3 2 (1.46%) PaaS
3 2 (1.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (32.85%) Firewall
2 21 (15.33%) WAN
3 20 (14.60%) VPN
4 19 (13.87%) LAN
5 18 (13.14%) Wireless
5 18 (13.14%) Wireless Security
6 16 (11.68%) Network Security
7 7 (5.11%) DNS
7 7 (5.11%) MPLS
8 5 (3.65%) DMZ
8 5 (3.65%) Kerberos
8 5 (3.65%) LDAP
8 5 (3.65%) Broadband
9 3 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.46%) Internet
11 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.73%) OSPF
11 1 (0.73%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.46%) Big Data
2 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
General
1 31 (22.63%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.03%) Retail
4 4 (2.92%) Legal
5 2 (1.46%) Marketing
5 2 (1.46%) Back Office
5 2 (1.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.41%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 14 (10.22%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.76%) RMADS
4 8 (5.84%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.11%) PKI
6 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.92%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.19%) CESG
9 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.46%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.73%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.73%) CCTV
10 1 (0.73%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.73%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.41%) Linux
2 16 (11.68%) Windows
3 10 (7.30%) UNIX
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.73%) AIX
4 1 (0.73%) HPUX
4 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (62.04%) Security Architecture
2 73 (53.28%) Information Security
3 38 (27.74%) Cyber Security
4 34 (24.82%) Penetration Testing
5 24 (17.52%) TOGAF
6 20 (14.60%) SABSA
7 18 (13.14%) Security Hardening
7 18 (13.14%) Network Architecture
7 18 (13.14%) SIEM
8 17 (12.41%) Ethical Hacking
8 17 (12.41%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (10.22%) Network Design
9 14 (10.22%) Information Assurance
10 12 (8.76%) Data Protection
10 12 (8.76%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (8.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (8.03%) Change Management
11 11 (8.03%) Identity Management
12 10 (7.30%) Project Management
12 10 (7.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.65%) C
2 2 (1.46%) R
3 1 (0.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (40.88%) CISSP
2 29 (21.17%) CISM
3 24 (17.52%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (15.33%) CCNP
4 21 (15.33%) Security Cleared
5 20 (14.60%) SC Cleared
5 20 (14.60%) CCIE
6 10 (7.30%) CEH
7 9 (6.57%) Degree
8 7 (5.11%) SSCP
9 5 (3.65%) CISA
9 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.65%) MCSE
9 5 (3.65%) CRISC
10 3 (2.19%) CCNA
10 3 (2.19%) GIAC
11 2 (1.46%) GSEC
11 2 (1.46%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (1.46%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (1.46%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.76%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.46%) COBIT
3 2 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.73%) COSO
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (12.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (16.79%) Cisco
2 19 (13.87%) Juniper
2 19 (13.87%) CheckPoint
3 17 (12.41%) Fortinet
4 7 (5.11%) Splunk
5 6 (4.38%) VMware
6 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.92%) Sourcefire
8 3 (2.19%) Qualys
8 3 (2.19%) Oracle
9 2 (1.46%) SAP
9 2 (1.46%) IBM
9 2 (1.46%) Imperva
9 2 (1.46%) Tufin
9 2 (1.46%) Symantec
9 2 (1.46%) Websense
9 2 (1.46%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.46%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (1.46%) Intel
10 1 (0.73%) Sun
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