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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Architect
Rank 874 841 869
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 12 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.030% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.032% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 3
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 £27,500 £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 23 January 2015 within the UK.

Information Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Architect
Top 9 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 23 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 12 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Leicester +36 7 £55,000 -16.98% 1
Leicestershire +31 7 £55,000 -16.98% 1
East Midlands +29 7 £55,000 -12.00% 1
London -17 4 £90,000 +28.57%
City of London 0 1 £57,500 -25.80%
East of England -14 1 £82,500 +6.45%
Watford - 1 £82,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £82,500 -

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (65.38%) CISM
2 17 (65.38%) Risk Management
2 17 (65.38%) CISSP
2 17 (65.38%) Security Architecture
3 10 (38.46%) Banking
4 9 (34.62%) PCI DSS
5 8 (30.77%) SSCP
5 8 (30.77%) Firewall
5 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (26.92%) Wireless
6 7 (26.92%) TOGAF
6 7 (26.92%) Legal
6 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (23.08%) Cyber Security
8 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
9 4 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (11.54%) CCNP
10 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (11.54%) GIAC
10 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
11 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
11 2 (7.69%) Data Security
11 2 (7.69%) Finance
12 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
12 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
12 1 (3.85%) VMware
12 1 (3.85%) Clustering

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (3.85%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (38.46%) Banking
2 7 (26.92%) Legal
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (65.38%) Risk Management
2 17 (65.38%) Security Architecture
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) TOGAF
5 6 (23.08%) Cyber Security
6 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
8 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (7.69%) Data Security
10 1 (3.85%) SIEM
10 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
10 1 (3.85%) Validation
10 1 (3.85%) DRM
10 1 (3.85%) Project Management
10 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
10 1 (3.85%) Business Development
10 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
10 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) CISSP
1 17 (65.38%) CISM
2 8 (30.77%) SSCP
3 3 (11.54%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) PCI DSS
2 4 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.85%) Basel II
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.85%) COBIT
3 1 (3.85%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) Citrix
1 1 (3.85%) VMware
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