The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Architect
Rank 869 887 871
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 21 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.016% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.017% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 4
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £61,250 £71,250
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -14.03%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 March 2015 within the UK.

Information Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Architect
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
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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
England +14 18 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Leicester - 8 £55,000 -
Leicestershire - 8 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 8 £55,000 -
South East - 6 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £60,000 -
London -3 4 £75,000 +30.43% 2
Cardiff - 3 £70,000 -
South Wales - 3 £70,000 -
Wales - 3 £70,000 -

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Security Architect in their job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Information Security
2 25 (78.13%) CISM
2 25 (78.13%) CISSP
3 21 (65.63%) Security Architecture
4 15 (46.88%) Firewall
4 15 (46.88%) Risk Management
5 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (37.50%) PCI DSS
7 11 (34.38%) Legal
7 11 (34.38%) Wireless
8 9 (28.13%) Cyber Security
9 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
9 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
10 6 (18.75%) Network Design
10 6 (18.75%) RMADS
10 6 (18.75%) Information Assurance
11 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
11 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (12.50%) SSCP
12 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (9.38%) UNIX
13 3 (9.38%) Windows
13 3 (9.38%) Nessus
13 3 (9.38%) Qualys
13 3 (9.38%) Product Management
13 3 (9.38%) LogRhythm
14 2 (6.25%) SABSA
14 2 (6.25%) Hedge funds
14 2 (6.25%) Banking
14 2 (6.25%) CESG

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 11 (34.38%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) RMADS
3 2 (6.25%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.25%) CESG
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (65.63%) Security Architecture
3 15 (46.88%) Risk Management
4 9 (28.13%) Cyber Security
5 6 (18.75%) Information Assurance
5 6 (18.75%) Network Design
6 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.38%) Product Management
9 2 (6.25%) SABSA
10 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
10 1 (3.13%) Analytics
10 1 (3.13%) DRM
10 1 (3.13%) Project Management
10 1 (3.13%) Data Security
10 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (3.13%) Business Development
10 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) CISSP
1 25 (78.13%) CISM
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Qualys
1 3 (9.38%) LogRhythm
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago