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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Architect
Rank 867 829 884
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +55
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 13 50 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.046% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.049% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 13 35 7
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £62,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £108,500 £77,500 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +3.70%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 2014. 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 -39 13 £65,000 -7.14% 2
London -22 7 £70,000 -3.44% 1
Leicester +30 4 £56,250 -15.09% 1
Leicestershire +21 4 £56,250 -15.09% 1
East Midlands +20 4 £56,250 -10.00% 1
City of London +9 2 £66,250 -14.51%
East of England -27 2 £71,250 -8.06%
Suffolk -8 1 £60,000 -22.58%
Watford - 1 £82,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £82,500 -

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (56.52%) CISSP
2 13 (56.52%) CISM
2 13 (56.52%) Security Architecture
3 11 (47.83%) Risk Management
3 11 (47.83%) Banking
4 7 (30.43%) SSCP
4 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
4 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (26.09%) Cyber Security
6 4 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (17.39%) Firewall
6 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
6 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
7 3 (13.04%) CCNP
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (13.04%) Wireless
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) GIAC
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
8 2 (8.70%) Data Security
8 2 (8.70%) Legal
8 2 (8.70%) Network Security
8 2 (8.70%) Hedge funds
8 2 (8.70%) SIEM
9 1 (4.35%) SQL Server

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (4.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Wireless
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (47.83%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (56.52%) Security Architecture
3 11 (47.83%) Risk Management
4 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
4 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (26.09%) Cyber Security
6 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
8 2 (8.70%) Data Security
8 2 (8.70%) SIEM
9 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (4.35%) Analytics
9 1 (4.35%) Data Privacy
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.35%) Validation
9 1 (4.35%) Business Development
9 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CISSP
1 13 (56.52%) CISM
2 7 (30.43%) SSCP
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) GIAC
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) CRISC
4 1 (4.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) HIPAA
2 1 (4.35%) Basel II
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix
1 1 (4.35%) VMware
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