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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 235 230 234
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 20 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 8
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,352 £67,500 £44,300
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £75,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
5473 6027 5644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.76% 97.41% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4590 4942 4723
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,648
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Security Architect Salary Histogram 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 1 May 2016. 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
Bristol +8 13 £62,500 -13.79% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £66,250 -
Wiltshire -6 2 £55,880 -17.21%
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 20 (60.61%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (57.58%) SC Cleared
2 19 (57.58%) Security Cleared
2 19 (57.58%) TOGAF
3 18 (54.55%) CISSP
4 16 (48.48%) Finance
5 15 (45.45%) Security Architecture
6 14 (42.42%) Threat Analysis
6 14 (42.42%) Security Operations
6 14 (42.42%) Security Operations Centre
7 13 (39.39%) Fraud Detection
7 13 (39.39%) Data Protection
7 13 (39.39%) Identity Management
7 13 (39.39%) PKI
8 12 (36.36%) CISM
9 9 (27.27%) Information Security
10 8 (24.24%) Firewall
11 7 (21.21%) SABSA
11 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (15.15%) SIEM
12 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
12 5 (15.15%) Windows
13 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
13 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
13 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (9.09%) OWASP
14 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
14 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) sqlmap
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) JSON
1 1 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Security Operations Centre
2 13 (39.39%) PKI
3 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
4 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.03%) CESG
5 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (57.58%) TOGAF
3 15 (45.45%) Security Architecture
4 14 (42.42%) Security Operations
4 14 (42.42%) Threat Analysis
5 13 (39.39%) Data Protection
5 13 (39.39%) Fraud Detection
5 13 (39.39%) Identity Management
6 9 (27.27%) Information Security
7 7 (21.21%) SABSA
8 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (15.15%) SIEM
9 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
10 3 (9.09%) OWASP
10 3 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) SFIA
11 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C++
1 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) SC Cleared
1 19 (57.58%) Security Cleared
2 18 (54.55%) CISSP
3 12 (36.36%) CISM
4 3 (9.09%) CCDP
4 3 (9.09%) CISA
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) CEH
5 2 (6.06%) GCIA
5 2 (6.06%) ISSAP
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.03%) Qualys
3 1 (3.03%) Twitter