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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Architect
Rank 875 916 957
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 40 52 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.047% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.049% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 30
Median salary £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £88,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £82,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.00%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 28 July 2016 within the UK.

Information Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Architect
Top 23 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 28 July 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 +35 38 £81,750 +25.76% 8
South East +28 17 £82,500 +50.00% 1
London +36 11 £73,750 +5.35% 2
City of London +63 8 £72,500 +11.53% 2
North West - 8 £85,000 - 1
Manchester - 8 £85,000 - 1
Surrey +23 7 £62,500 +28.20%
Berkshire +6 5 £90,000 +50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £80,000 -
Reading - 4 £90,000 - 1
Guildford - 4 - -
Leatherhead - 3 £62,500 -
Marlow - 2 - -
Maidenhead -6 1 £85,000 +6.25%
West Midlands -11 1 £90,000 +5.88% 1
Wales - 1 £60,000 - 1
Farnborough - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £65,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £60,000 - 1
South Wales - 1 £60,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 95 (95.96%) Information Security
2 58 (58.59%) CISSP
3 37 (37.37%) TOGAF
4 34 (34.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (34.34%) Cybersecurity
5 31 (31.31%) Security Architecture
5 31 (31.31%) Finance
6 29 (29.29%) CISM
6 29 (29.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (21.21%) Data Protection
7 21 (21.21%) OWASP
8 20 (20.20%) Security Testing
9 18 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 18 (18.18%) Banking
10 17 (17.17%) Identity Management
10 17 (17.17%) SDLC
11 16 (16.16%) Management Information System
11 16 (16.16%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
13 14 (14.14%) Security Operations
13 14 (14.14%) Firewall
13 14 (14.14%) Waterfall
14 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
14 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
14 12 (12.12%) PKI
14 12 (12.12%) Degree
14 12 (12.12%) Security Operations Centre
14 12 (12.12%) Fraud Detection
14 12 (12.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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 10 (10.10%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.04%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.04%) OpenShift
2 4 (4.04%) PaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) Firewall
2 10 (10.10%) DNS
2 10 (10.10%) HTTP
3 3 (3.03%) Network Security
General
1 31 (31.31%) Finance
2 18 (18.18%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Legal
4 4 (4.04%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.04%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.04%) Law
4 4 (4.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) .NET
2 6 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (2.02%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.12%) PKI
2 12 (12.12%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (10.10%) BYOD
4 9 (9.09%) Cryptography
5 7 (7.07%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.01%) CESG
8 1 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (95.96%) Information Security
2 37 (37.37%) TOGAF
3 34 (34.34%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (31.31%) Security Architecture
5 29 (29.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (21.21%) Data Protection
6 21 (21.21%) OWASP
7 20 (20.20%) Security Testing
8 18 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 17 (17.17%) Identity Management
9 17 (17.17%) SDLC
10 16 (16.16%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (14.14%) Security Operations
12 14 (14.14%) Waterfall
13 12 (12.12%) Fraud Detection
13 12 (12.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 12 (12.12%) SABSA
13 12 (12.12%) Threat Analysis
14 10 (10.10%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (58.59%) CISSP
2 29 (29.29%) CISM
3 12 (12.12%) Degree
3 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 9 (9.09%) CISA
5 6 (6.06%) CEH
6 5 (5.05%) CLAS
7 4 (4.04%) CCA
7 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.04%) IISP
8 3 (3.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (3.03%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (3.03%) CRISC
9 2 (2.02%) GCED
9 2 (2.02%) GPEN
9 2 (2.02%) GPPA
9 2 (2.02%) GSSP-JAVA
9 2 (2.02%) GWAPT
9 2 (2.02%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (34.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.01%) GPG13
3 1 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.02%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco
3 1 (1.01%) Intel Security
3 1 (1.01%) Qualys
3 1 (1.01%) SAP
3 1 (1.01%) Sophos
3 1 (1.01%) Symantec
3 1 (1.01%) Trend Micro
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago