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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Architect
UK
Rank 789 896 933
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 56 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.031% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.032% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 53 21 12
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £117,500 £85,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Information Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Architect
Top 13 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +98 54 £75,000 +15.38% 5
London +97 47 £75,000 +11.11% 2
City of London +30 12 £117,500 +42.42% 1
South West +19 3 £67,500 - 1
North West - 2 £65,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £65,000 - 1
South East +48 1 £82,500 +26.92% 1
Surrey +33 1 £82,500 -
West Midlands +7 1 £82,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £82,500 -
Woking - 1 £82,500 -
Malmesbury - 1 £55,000 -

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 92 (95.83%) Information Security
2 49 (51.04%) CISSP
3 43 (44.79%) Degree
4 38 (39.58%) Security Architecture
5 37 (38.54%) Computer Science
6 35 (36.46%) C
7 33 (34.38%) CISA
8 31 (32.29%) E-Commerce
9 29 (30.21%) Data Protection
9 29 (30.21%) SABSA
10 23 (23.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 23 (23.96%) Oracle Database
10 23 (23.96%) Oracle EBS R12
10 23 (23.96%) Incident Management
10 23 (23.96%) SOA
10 23 (23.96%) Java
10 23 (23.96%) Oracle
10 23 (23.96%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (23.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 22 (22.92%) GSSP-JAVA
11 22 (22.92%) GPPA
11 22 (22.92%) Security Auditing
11 22 (22.92%) GSNA
11 22 (22.92%) GCFA
11 22 (22.92%) Penetration Testing
11 22 (22.92%) GWAPT
11 22 (22.92%) GCED
11 22 (22.92%) GPEN
12 19 (19.79%) TOGAF
13 18 (18.75%) Retail

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 23 (23.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.17%) Apache
Business Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) Firewall
2 3 (3.13%) DNS
2 3 (3.13%) MPLS
2 3 (3.13%) VoIP
3 2 (2.08%) LAN
3 2 (2.08%) VPN
3 2 (2.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.04%) Network Security
4 1 (1.04%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.96%) Oracle Database
2 9 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.04%) Big Data
General
1 18 (18.75%) Retail
2 13 (13.54%) Advertising
2 13 (13.54%) Finance
3 5 (5.21%) Games
3 5 (5.21%) Legal
4 4 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.08%) Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Law
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) AngularJS
1 9 (9.38%) Node.js
1 9 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (38.54%) Computer Science
2 17 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.25%) CESG
3 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.21%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.08%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.04%) BYOD
7 1 (1.04%) Cryptocurrency
7 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Unix
1 4 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (95.83%) Information Security
2 38 (39.58%) Security Architecture
3 31 (32.29%) E-Commerce
4 29 (30.21%) Data Protection
4 29 (30.21%) SABSA
5 23 (23.96%) Incident Management
5 23 (23.96%) SOA
5 23 (23.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 22 (22.92%) Penetration Testing
6 22 (22.92%) Security Auditing
7 19 (19.79%) TOGAF
8 14 (14.58%) Data Privacy
9 13 (13.54%) Mentoring
10 12 (12.50%) ITIL
11 10 (10.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (9.38%) Information Security Management
12 9 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (9.38%) Security Management
12 9 (9.38%) Supplier Management
13 7 (7.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.46%) C
2 23 (23.96%) Java
3 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.29%) SQL
5 1 (1.04%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 49 (51.04%) CISSP
2 43 (44.79%) Degree
3 33 (34.38%) CISA
4 22 (22.92%) GCED
4 22 (22.92%) GCFA
4 22 (22.92%) GPEN
4 22 (22.92%) GPPA
4 22 (22.92%) GSNA
4 22 (22.92%) GSSP-JAVA
4 22 (22.92%) GWAPT
5 13 (13.54%) PhD
5 13 (13.54%) Postgraduate
6 12 (12.50%) CISM
7 5 (5.21%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (4.17%) CCA
8 4 (4.17%) CEH
8 4 (4.17%) CLAS
8 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.13%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) COBIT
3 1 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) SAS 70
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Docker
2 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Oracle
1 23 (23.96%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.04%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (1.04%) Splunk
Edinburgh & Lothians
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Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £90k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
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