The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Architect
Rank 893 870 895
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 24 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.012% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.012% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 19
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,500 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £87,000
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £66,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-7.54% +10.41%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Information Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Architect
Top 18 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 24 £57,500 -11.53% 6
London -45 13 £57,500 -11.53% 2
City of London - 12 £57,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £62,500 - 1
East of England - 3 £60,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £62,500 - 1
Hampshire -1 2 £68,750 +14.58%
South West -4 2 £51,250 -24.07% 1
South East -16 2 £68,750 +5.76% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £51,250 - 1
Farnborough - 2 £68,750 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £60,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £77,500 -
Rotherham - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £52,500 - 1
Harrogate - 1 £62,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £77,500 -

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 60 (100.00%) Information Security
2 40 (66.67%) CISSP
3 36 (60.00%) Security Architecture
4 27 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (36.67%) Network Security
6 19 (31.67%) Risk Management
7 18 (30.00%) SIEM
8 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 15 (25.00%) Firewall
8 15 (25.00%) GSEC
9 14 (23.33%) Management Information System
10 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
11 12 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (20.00%) CISM
11 12 (20.00%) Internet
11 12 (20.00%) VPN
12 10 (16.67%) IBM
12 10 (16.67%) ISA Server
12 10 (16.67%) McAfee
12 10 (16.67%) Juniper
12 10 (16.67%) CheckPoint
12 10 (16.67%) Identity Management
12 10 (16.67%) PKI
12 10 (16.67%) Advertising
12 10 (16.67%) Blue Coat
12 10 (16.67%) Nessus
12 10 (16.67%) Sourcefire
12 10 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (16.67%) TippingPoint
12 10 (16.67%) ArcSight

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.67%) Network Security
2 15 (25.00%) Firewall
3 12 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (20.00%) Internet
3 12 (20.00%) VPN
4 4 (6.67%) Intranet
5 2 (3.33%) LAN
5 2 (3.33%) WAN
General
1 10 (16.67%) Advertising
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.67%) PKI
3 4 (6.67%) Social Network
3 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Information Security
2 36 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 19 (31.67%) Risk Management
4 18 (30.00%) SIEM
5 10 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 10 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (11.67%) TOGAF
8 6 (10.00%) SABSA
9 4 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.33%) Information Security Management
11 2 (3.33%) Data Security
11 2 (3.33%) Security Management
11 2 (3.33%) Project Management
11 2 (3.33%) Matrix Management
11 2 (3.33%) Computer Security
11 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.33%) Information Assurance
12 1 (1.67%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 40 (66.67%) CISSP
2 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.00%) GSEC
3 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
4 12 (20.00%) CISM
5 9 (15.00%) CISA
6 5 (8.33%) GCED
6 5 (8.33%) CSSLP
7 4 (6.67%) ISSAP
8 3 (5.00%) CRISC
8 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.00%) Degree
9 1 (1.67%) GIAC
9 1 (1.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) IBM
1 10 (16.67%) McAfee
1 10 (16.67%) Juniper
1 10 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 10 (16.67%) Blue Coat
1 10 (16.67%) Sourcefire
1 10 (16.67%) TippingPoint
1 10 (16.67%) ArcSight
1 10 (16.67%) Lumension
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £72500 - £82500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Greythorn
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £44000.00 - £61000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
IT HR
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
North Yorkshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago