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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 382 386 358
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 56 67 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 37
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £59,750
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £70,300 £98,750
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
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%

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 28 August 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 28 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
Berkshire +15 30 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Surrey +2 17 £52,500 -21.64% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 8 £61,250 +32.43% 1
Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Hampshire -7 4 £92,500 +85.00% 1
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (57.72%) Security Architecture
2 66 (53.66%) Information Security
3 46 (37.40%) CISSP
4 40 (32.52%) Firewall
5 33 (26.83%) Penetration Testing
6 32 (26.02%) Cyber Security
7 28 (22.76%) Finance
8 27 (21.95%) CISM
9 22 (17.89%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (17.89%) Network Architecture
10 21 (17.07%) CCIE
11 20 (16.26%) VPN
11 20 (16.26%) Cisco
11 20 (16.26%) TOGAF
12 19 (15.45%) LAN
12 19 (15.45%) WAN
12 19 (15.45%) Security Cleared
12 19 (15.45%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (15.45%) SABSA
12 19 (15.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 18 (14.63%) Security Hardening
13 18 (14.63%) CCNP
13 18 (14.63%) Juniper
13 18 (14.63%) CheckPoint
13 18 (14.63%) Windows
13 18 (14.63%) Linux
13 18 (14.63%) Wireless
13 18 (14.63%) Wireless Security
13 18 (14.63%) SC Cleared
14 17 (13.82%) Fortinet

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (4.88%) MS Office
2 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.81%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) IaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (32.52%) Firewall
2 20 (16.26%) VPN
3 19 (15.45%) LAN
3 19 (15.45%) WAN
4 18 (14.63%) Wireless
4 18 (14.63%) Wireless Security
5 12 (9.76%) Network Security
6 10 (8.13%) DNS
7 9 (7.32%) LDAP
7 9 (7.32%) Broadband
7 9 (7.32%) Kerberos
8 5 (4.07%) MPLS
8 5 (4.07%) DMZ
9 1 (0.81%) Internet
9 1 (0.81%) DHCP
9 1 (0.81%) OSPF
9 1 (0.81%) BGP
9 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.63%) Big Data
2 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
General
1 28 (22.76%) Finance
2 17 (13.82%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.32%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Back Office
4 2 (1.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.82%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.07%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (8.94%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.32%) PKI
4 9 (7.32%) RMADS
5 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.44%) CESG
6 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.63%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.81%) CCTV
7 1 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.63%) Windows
1 18 (14.63%) Linux
2 9 (7.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (57.72%) Security Architecture
2 66 (53.66%) Information Security
3 33 (26.83%) Penetration Testing
4 32 (26.02%) Cyber Security
5 22 (17.89%) Network Architecture
6 20 (16.26%) TOGAF
7 19 (15.45%) SABSA
8 18 (14.63%) Security Hardening
9 17 (13.82%) Ethical Hacking
10 16 (13.01%) Identity Management
10 16 (13.01%) SIEM
11 13 (10.57%) Data Protection
12 12 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 12 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (8.94%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (8.13%) Information Assurance
15 9 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
15 9 (7.32%) Logistics
16 8 (6.50%) Network Design
16 8 (6.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.25%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (37.40%) CISSP
2 27 (21.95%) CISM
3 22 (17.89%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (17.07%) CCIE
5 19 (15.45%) Security Cleared
6 18 (14.63%) SC Cleared
6 18 (14.63%) CCNP
7 11 (8.94%) CEH
8 10 (8.13%) Degree
9 5 (4.07%) MCSE
9 5 (4.07%) CISA
9 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.07%) CRISC
10 3 (2.44%) GSEC
10 3 (2.44%) SSCP
11 2 (1.63%) CGEIT
12 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.81%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) PCI DSS
2 9 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (13.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (16.26%) Cisco
2 18 (14.63%) Juniper
2 18 (14.63%) CheckPoint
3 17 (13.82%) Fortinet
4 7 (5.69%) Splunk
5 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.44%) Symantec
6 3 (2.44%) Websense
6 3 (2.44%) VMware
6 3 (2.44%) Sourcefire
6 3 (2.44%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.44%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (2.44%) Qualys
6 3 (2.44%) Imperva
6 3 (2.44%) Tufin
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle
7 2 (1.63%) SAP
8 1 (0.81%) F5
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000+ outstanding bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Flexible/Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago