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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Architect
Rank 821 938 971
Rank change year-on-year
+117 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 55 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.017% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 52 16 18
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -11.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £59,250
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £81,250 £119,500
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +13.04%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

Information Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Architect
Top 15 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 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +106 53 £75,000 +15.38% 4
London +104 43 £75,000 +11.11% 4
City of London +36 10 £115,000 +17.94%
South East +79 4 £80,000 +23.07%
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £80,000 +23.07%
South West - 3 £67,500 -
North West - 2 £72,500 -
Manchester - 2 £72,500 -
West Midlands -6 1 £82,500 -
Surrey - 1 £82,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £82,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £70,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £82,500 -

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 82 (96.47%) Information Security
2 50 (58.82%) CISSP
3 36 (42.35%) Degree
4 32 (37.65%) Security Architecture
5 29 (34.12%) Computer Science
6 28 (32.94%) SABSA
6 28 (32.94%) CISA
6 28 (32.94%) C
7 26 (30.59%) E-Commerce
8 25 (29.41%) Data Protection
9 22 (25.88%) Penetration Testing
10 21 (24.71%) TOGAF
11 20 (23.53%) Incident Management
11 20 (23.53%) Oracle Database
11 20 (23.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 20 (23.53%) Oracle EBS R12
11 20 (23.53%) SOA
11 20 (23.53%) Oracle
11 20 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 19 (22.35%) GSSP-JAVA
12 19 (22.35%) GPPA
12 19 (22.35%) Security Auditing
12 19 (22.35%) Java
12 19 (22.35%) GSNA
12 19 (22.35%) GCFA
12 19 (22.35%) GWAPT
12 19 (22.35%) GCED
12 19 (22.35%) GPEN
13 14 (16.47%) Finance

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 (23.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.53%) Apache
Business Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) Firewall
2 3 (3.53%) DNS
2 3 (3.53%) HTTP
2 3 (3.53%) MPLS
2 3 (3.53%) VoIP
3 2 (2.35%) LAN
3 2 (2.35%) VPN
3 2 (2.35%) WAN
4 1 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Retail
3 9 (10.59%) Advertising
4 5 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.88%) Legal
5 3 (3.53%) Games
6 2 (2.35%) Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Law
6 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
1 7 (8.24%) Node.js
1 7 (8.24%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.12%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) CESG
3 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.71%) BYOD
5 4 (4.71%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.53%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) Unix
1 3 (3.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (96.47%) Information Security
2 32 (37.65%) Security Architecture
3 28 (32.94%) SABSA
4 26 (30.59%) E-Commerce
5 25 (29.41%) Data Protection
6 22 (25.88%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (24.71%) TOGAF
8 20 (23.53%) Incident Management
8 20 (23.53%) SOA
8 20 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 19 (22.35%) Security Auditing
10 13 (15.29%) Data Privacy
11 10 (11.76%) SDLC
12 9 (10.59%) ITIL
12 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
13 8 (9.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (8.24%) Project Management
14 7 (8.24%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (7.06%) Information Security Management
15 6 (7.06%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.94%) C
2 19 (22.35%) Java
3 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (58.82%) CISSP
2 36 (42.35%) Degree
3 28 (32.94%) CISA
4 19 (22.35%) GCED
4 19 (22.35%) GCFA
4 19 (22.35%) GPEN
4 19 (22.35%) GPPA
4 19 (22.35%) GSNA
4 19 (22.35%) GSSP-JAVA
4 19 (22.35%) GWAPT
5 14 (16.47%) CISM
6 9 (10.59%) PhD
6 9 (10.59%) Postgraduate
7 6 (7.06%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (5.88%) CCA
8 5 (5.88%) CEH
9 4 (4.71%) ISSAP
10 3 (3.53%) CLAS
10 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) PCI DSS
2 11 (12.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) COBIT
3 1 (1.18%) GPG13
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) SAS 70
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Oracle
1 20 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (1.18%) Splunk
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
NW London/Hertforsdhire
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £0 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago