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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Architect
Rank 852 872 865
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 31 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.030% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.032% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 10
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £75,000 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year
- -9.43%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Information Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Architect
Top 16 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 22 May 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
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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 +29 28 £63,750 +6.25% 1
London +38 10 £70,000 +21.73%
East of England +19 9 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Berkshire +11 9 £60,000 -
South East +8 9 £60,000 -9.77%
Hertfordshire +1 8 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Watford - 3 £62,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £70,000 -
South Wales - 2 £70,000 -
Wales - 2 £70,000 -
City of London +29 1 £65,000 +13.04%
Northern Ireland - 1 £90,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £80,000 -
County Antrim - 1 £90,000 - 1
Belfast - 1 £90,000 - 1

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (100.00%) Information Security
2 41 (80.39%) CISM
2 41 (80.39%) CISSP
3 29 (56.86%) Firewall
4 27 (52.94%) Security Architecture
5 20 (39.22%) PCI DSS
6 19 (37.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (37.25%) Risk Management
7 17 (33.33%) Cyber Security
8 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
8 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
9 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (23.53%) TOGAF
10 12 (23.53%) Windows
11 11 (21.57%) UNIX
11 11 (21.57%) Wireless
11 11 (21.57%) Network Design
11 11 (21.57%) Legal
11 11 (21.57%) RMADS
11 11 (21.57%) Information Assurance
12 9 (17.65%) SIEM
13 8 (15.69%) SABSA
13 8 (15.69%) CESG
14 7 (13.73%) Finance
14 7 (13.73%) SQL
14 7 (13.73%) Apache
14 7 (13.73%) SaaS
15 6 (11.76%) Analytics
15 6 (11.76%) SAP
15 6 (11.76%) Java

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (13.73%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) Firewall
2 11 (21.57%) Wireless
3 6 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) Network Security
General
1 11 (21.57%) Legal
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (21.57%) RMADS
3 8 (15.69%) CESG
4 6 (11.76%) PKI
4 6 (11.76%) FMCG
5 3 (5.88%) Blog
5 3 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.92%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.96%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Information Security
2 27 (52.94%) Security Architecture
3 19 (37.25%) Risk Management
4 17 (33.33%) Cyber Security
5 12 (23.53%) TOGAF
6 11 (21.57%) Network Design
6 11 (21.57%) Information Assurance
7 9 (17.65%) SIEM
8 8 (15.69%) SABSA
9 6 (11.76%) Analytics
9 6 (11.76%) Security Management
9 6 (11.76%) Information Security Management
9 6 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (5.88%) Product Management
11 2 (3.92%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.92%) Project Management
12 1 (1.96%) Data Security
12 1 (1.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (80.39%) CISM
1 41 (80.39%) CISSP
2 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
2 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) SSCP
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (39.22%) PCI DSS
2 19 (37.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.88%) COBIT
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) SAP
2 3 (5.88%) Qualys
2 3 (5.88%) LogRhythm
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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