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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 383 370 356
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 67 60 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 63
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,750 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £98,750 £89,300
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
21426 20413 21847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.09% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16874 16852 18648
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -6 24 £65,000 -18.75% 5
Surrey +1 21 £66,000 -12.00% 1
Hampshire +2 16 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 5 £46,250 -42.18% 1
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 91 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 86 (58.50%) Security Architecture
3 59 (40.14%) SC Cleared
4 57 (38.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (27.89%) RMADS
6 37 (25.17%) Risk Management
7 36 (24.49%) Degree
8 34 (23.13%) CISSP
9 33 (22.45%) DV Cleared
10 30 (20.41%) Telecoms
10 30 (20.41%) CESG
11 29 (19.73%) SOA
11 29 (19.73%) Network Security
12 28 (19.05%) UML
12 28 (19.05%) Network Design
12 28 (19.05%) JSP 440
13 27 (18.37%) Information Security
14 26 (17.69%) Web Services
14 26 (17.69%) Law
14 26 (17.69%) Risk Analysis
15 23 (15.65%) PKI
16 21 (14.29%) Firewall
17 20 (13.61%) Finance
17 20 (13.61%) Cyber Security
18 19 (12.93%) Windows
19 16 (10.88%) CISM
20 15 (10.20%) Information Assurance
21 14 (9.52%) TOGAF
22 12 (8.16%) Ethical Hacking
23 11 (7.48%) Kalman Filter

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (3.40%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.73%) Network Security
2 21 (14.29%) Firewall
3 10 (6.80%) Internet
4 8 (5.44%) IPv6
4 8 (5.44%) LTE
5 7 (4.76%) HTTPS
5 7 (4.76%) HTTP
6 6 (4.08%) 3GPP
6 6 (4.08%) MPLS
6 6 (4.08%) Software-Defined Networking
7 4 (2.72%) LDAP
8 3 (2.04%) VPN
8 3 (2.04%) X.509
8 3 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.04%) DMZ
9 2 (1.36%) Wireless
9 2 (1.36%) DNS
9 2 (1.36%) IPv4
10 1 (0.68%) Wireless Security
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
General
1 30 (20.41%) Telecoms
2 26 (17.69%) Law
3 20 (13.61%) Finance
4 8 (5.44%) Marketing
5 2 (1.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.69%) Web Services
2 2 (1.36%) JSP
2 2 (1.36%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (27.89%) RMADS
2 30 (20.41%) CESG
3 23 (15.65%) PKI
4 9 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.08%) Economics
6 4 (2.72%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (2.72%) Kindle
6 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.72%) Smartcard
7 3 (2.04%) CCTV
8 2 (1.36%) SCADA
8 2 (1.36%) GIS
8 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.68%) NHS
9 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.93%) Windows
2 9 (6.12%) Linux
3 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.44%) Solaris
4 7 (4.76%) UNIX
5 1 (0.68%) AIX
5 1 (0.68%) HPUX
5 1 (0.68%) CentOS
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (58.50%) Security Architecture
2 37 (25.17%) Risk Management
3 29 (19.73%) SOA
4 28 (19.05%) UML
4 28 (19.05%) Network Design
5 27 (18.37%) Information Security
6 26 (17.69%) Risk Analysis
7 20 (13.61%) Cyber Security
8 15 (10.20%) Information Assurance
9 14 (9.52%) TOGAF
10 12 (8.16%) Ethical Hacking
11 11 (7.48%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (5.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (4.76%) Validation
14 7 (4.76%) Identity Management
14 7 (4.76%) RUP
14 7 (4.76%) MODAF
15 6 (4.08%) Business Development
15 6 (4.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.04%) C
2 1 (0.68%) C#
2 1 (0.68%) Java
2 1 (0.68%) PHP
2 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 59 (40.14%) SC Cleared
3 36 (24.49%) Degree
4 34 (23.13%) CISSP
5 33 (22.45%) DV Cleared
6 16 (10.88%) CISM
7 5 (3.40%) CISA
8 2 (1.36%) CITP
8 2 (1.36%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CCSA
9 1 (0.68%) CCSE
9 1 (0.68%) CCNP
9 1 (0.68%) CCNA
9 1 (0.68%) CCDA
9 1 (0.68%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (38.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (19.05%) JSP 440
3 5 (3.40%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.04%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (6.12%) Cisco
2 8 (5.44%) McAfee
2 8 (5.44%) Splunk
3 7 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.40%) Oracle
5 4 (2.72%) Sun
6 2 (1.36%) Juniper
6 2 (1.36%) IBM
6 2 (1.36%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.36%) F5
6 2 (1.36%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.68%) Qualys
7 1 (0.68%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (0.68%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.68%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.68%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix
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