The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Information Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Architect
Rank 852 921 961
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 69 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.043% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.044% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 56 27 36
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £72,250
UK excluding London median salary £71,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Information Security Architect in the job title.

Information Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Architect within the UK.

Information Security Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Information Security Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Architect over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 within the UK.

Information Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Architect
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +73 68 £75,000 +15.38% 1
London +43 26 £80,000 +6.66% 1
South East +49 25 £69,250 +15.41%
Surrey - 13 £62,500 -
City of London +58 11 £72,500 -12.12%
Berkshire +20 9 £85,000 +41.66%
North West - 8 £85,000 -
Manchester - 8 £85,000 -
Guildford - 7 - -
West Midlands - 5 £62,500 -
Leatherhead - 5 £62,500 -
Reading - 4 £90,000 -
Bracknell - 4 £69,250 -
Birmingham - 4 £62,500 -
Bristol - 2 £62,500 -
South West - 2 £62,500 -
East of England +25 1 £85,000 +36.00%
Hertfordshire +18 1 £85,000 +36.00%
Maidenhead +9 1 £85,000 +6.25%
East Midlands - 1 £71,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £71,500 -
Kent - 1 £75,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Information Security Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Information Security Architect in the job title.

1 108 (96.43%) Information Security
2 70 (62.50%) CISSP
3 43 (38.39%) CISM
4 41 (36.61%) TOGAF
5 39 (34.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 38 (33.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (33.93%) Cybersecurity
7 35 (31.25%) Security Architecture
8 33 (29.46%) Finance
9 28 (25.00%) OWASP
10 27 (24.11%) Security Testing
11 25 (22.32%) SABSA
12 24 (21.43%) Firewall
13 23 (20.54%) Management Information System
13 23 (20.54%) Microsoft
14 20 (17.86%) DNS
14 20 (17.86%) MS Exchange
14 20 (17.86%) Windows
14 20 (17.86%) Active Directory
14 20 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
14 20 (17.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 20 (17.86%) SFIA
14 20 (17.86%) Network Architecture
15 19 (16.96%) PCI DSS
15 19 (16.96%) Identity Management
16 18 (16.07%) CISA
16 18 (16.07%) Data Protection
16 18 (16.07%) Banking
17 15 (13.39%) Penetration Testing
17 15 (13.39%) Risk Management

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.46%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.57%) OpenShift
2 4 (3.57%) PaaS
3 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.43%) Firewall
2 20 (17.86%) DNS
3 7 (6.25%) HTTP
4 3 (2.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.79%) Big Data
General
1 33 (29.46%) Finance
2 18 (16.07%) Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Retail
4 3 (2.68%) Legal
5 2 (1.79%) Law
5 2 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) .NET
2 4 (3.57%) Web Services
3 3 (2.68%) Middleware
4 2 (1.79%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.54%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.71%) PKI
2 12 (10.71%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (9.82%) Cryptography
4 7 (6.25%) BYOD
5 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (96.43%) Information Security
2 41 (36.61%) TOGAF
3 38 (33.93%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (33.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (31.25%) Security Architecture
5 28 (25.00%) OWASP
6 27 (24.11%) Security Testing
7 25 (22.32%) SABSA
8 20 (17.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 20 (17.86%) Network Architecture
8 20 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
8 20 (17.86%) SFIA
9 19 (16.96%) Identity Management
10 18 (16.07%) Data Protection
11 15 (13.39%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (13.39%) Risk Management
12 14 (12.50%) Security Operations
13 13 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (11.61%) SDLC
14 12 (10.71%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 70 (62.50%) CISSP
2 43 (38.39%) CISM
3 18 (16.07%) CISA
4 15 (13.39%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 13 (11.61%) Degree
7 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
8 10 (8.93%) CLAS
9 9 (8.04%) CCDP
10 8 (7.14%) ISSAP
10 8 (7.14%) SANS
11 6 (5.36%) GIAC
12 5 (4.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (4.46%) IISP
13 4 (3.57%) CEH
14 3 (2.68%) CESG Certified Professional
14 3 (2.68%) CRISC
15 2 (1.79%) GCED
15 2 (1.79%) GPEN
15 2 (1.79%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (34.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (16.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.68%) QA
4 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.89%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 20 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (20.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.79%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (0.89%) CheckPoint
3 1 (0.89%) Cisco
3 1 (0.89%) Intel Security
3 1 (0.89%) Qualys
3 1 (0.89%) Sophos
3 1 (0.89%) Symantec
3 1 (0.89%) Trend Micro
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