The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 237 - 209
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 8 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Average salary £56,250 - £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 - £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 - £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £72,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6224 5398 5090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.56% 95.64% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5207 4693 4501
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,614
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 West

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Security Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Security Architect
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £57,500 -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 10 (71.43%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (35.71%) Online Banking
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
6 3 (21.43%) CISSP
7 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
7 2 (14.29%) CESG
7 2 (14.29%) Advertising
7 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Line Management
8 1 (7.14%) People Management
8 1 (7.14%) CRISC
8 1 (7.14%) IaaS
8 1 (7.14%) SABSA
8 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
8 1 (7.14%) QA
8 1 (7.14%) Network Security
8 1 (7.14%) CESG Infosec
8 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
8 1 (7.14%) RMADS
8 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) COBIT
8 1 (7.14%) Tripwire

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Online Banking
2 2 (14.29%) CESG
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) RMADS
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) AIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) SABSA
5 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CRISC
4 1 (7.14%) CISA
4 1 (7.14%) CISM
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) COBIT
2 1 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) CESG Infosec
2 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) NetIQ
1 1 (7.14%) Tripwire