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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Architect
Rank 853 900 854
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -46
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 39 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.025% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.026% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 16
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £51,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £66,250 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £62,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -13.79%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Information Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Architect
Top 17 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 31 July 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 +33 39 £65,000 +8.33% 5
South East +13 17 £55,000 -15.38%
London +34 11 £77,500 +29.16% 5
Surrey - 10 £48,750 -
East of England +12 8 £62,500 +4.16%
Hertfordshire -7 7 £62,500 +4.16%
Berkshire - 7 £60,000 -
Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Watford - 5 £62,500 -
East Midlands -4 2 £85,000 +61.90%
Nottingham - 2 £85,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £85,000 -
City of London - 2 £71,250 - 2
Maidenhead - 2 £80,000 -
West Midlands -10 1 £85,000 +30.76%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £85,000 -

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (100.00%) Information Security
2 41 (64.06%) CISSP
3 38 (59.38%) CISM
4 35 (54.69%) Firewall
5 29 (45.31%) Security Architecture
6 23 (35.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (32.81%) SIEM
7 21 (32.81%) Finance
8 19 (29.69%) Windows
8 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
8 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
9 18 (28.13%) UNIX
9 18 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (26.56%) Cyber Security
11 16 (25.00%) PCI DSS
12 15 (23.44%) Risk Management
13 13 (20.31%) TOGAF
14 12 (18.75%) Network Design
14 12 (18.75%) RMADS
14 12 (18.75%) Information Assurance
15 11 (17.19%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (17.19%) PKI
15 11 (17.19%) SABSA
15 11 (17.19%) CESG
16 10 (15.63%) Java
16 10 (15.63%) Network Architecture
17 9 (14.06%) SaaS
17 9 (14.06%) Analytics
17 9 (14.06%) SQL
17 9 (14.06%) Apache

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.06%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) SaaS
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (54.69%) Firewall
2 11 (17.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (12.50%) Network Security
4 4 (6.25%) Wireless
5 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.13%) LAN
6 2 (3.13%) WAN
6 2 (3.13%) DMZ
6 2 (3.13%) Internet
7 1 (1.56%) VPN
General
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) RMADS
2 11 (17.19%) CESG
2 11 (17.19%) PKI
3 8 (12.50%) FMCG
4 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.81%) Blog
6 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (3.13%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.56%) Derivative
9 1 (1.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
2 18 (28.13%) UNIX
3 4 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Information Security
2 29 (45.31%) Security Architecture
3 21 (32.81%) SIEM
4 18 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (26.56%) Cyber Security
6 15 (23.44%) Risk Management
7 13 (20.31%) TOGAF
8 12 (18.75%) Network Design
8 12 (18.75%) Information Assurance
9 11 (17.19%) SABSA
10 10 (15.63%) Network Architecture
11 9 (14.06%) Analytics
12 8 (12.50%) Information Security Management
12 8 (12.50%) Security Management
13 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 6 (9.38%) Change Management
15 5 (7.81%) SDLC
16 4 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
16 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) Java
2 9 (14.06%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (64.06%) CISSP
2 38 (59.38%) CISM
3 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
3 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.94%) CEH
5 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.81%) MCSE
6 3 (4.69%) SSCP
7 2 (3.13%) Degree
8 1 (1.56%) CCNP
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (35.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.13%) COBIT
4 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) SAP
2 7 (10.94%) Splunk
3 6 (9.38%) Qualys
4 3 (4.69%) LogRhythm
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
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