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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Architect
Rank 877 928 959
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 59 47 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.042% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.044% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 46 31 38
Median salary £77,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £68,450
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%

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
94361 106979 116217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79501 88148 95129
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2016 within the UK.

Information Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Architect
Top 24 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 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +53 58 £80,000 +23.07% 1
South East +50 25 £69,250 +15.41% 1
London +36 23 £77,500 -3.12%
Surrey +41 13 £62,500 +28.20%
City of London +56 12 £72,500 +11.53%
Berkshire +7 8 £90,000 +50.00%
Manchester - 7 £85,000 -
Guildford - 7 - -
North West - 7 £85,000 -
Leatherhead - 5 £62,500 -
Reading - 5 £90,000 -
Marlow - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £69,250 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
East Midlands +13 1 £71,500 -18.28%
Hampshire +8 1 - -
Maidenhead -3 1 £85,000 +6.25%
West Midlands -14 1 £90,000 +5.88%
Farnborough - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £65,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £71,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £65,000 -

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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.

1 106 (96.36%) Information Security
2 68 (61.82%) CISSP
3 41 (37.27%) TOGAF
3 41 (37.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (35.45%) CISM
5 38 (34.55%) Cybersecurity
6 36 (32.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (30.00%) Security Architecture
8 32 (29.09%) Finance
9 27 (24.55%) OWASP
10 26 (23.64%) Security Testing
11 21 (19.09%) Firewall
11 21 (19.09%) Management Information System
11 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
12 20 (18.18%) SABSA
13 19 (17.27%) Data Protection
14 18 (16.36%) Banking
14 18 (16.36%) Identity Management
15 17 (15.45%) Risk Management
15 17 (15.45%) Active Directory
15 17 (15.45%) Windows
15 17 (15.45%) MS Exchange
15 17 (15.45%) DNS
15 17 (15.45%) Risk Analysis
15 17 (15.45%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 17 (15.45%) SFIA
15 17 (15.45%) Network Architecture
16 16 (14.55%) PCI DSS
16 16 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
17 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development

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 17 (15.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.64%) OpenShift
2 4 (3.64%) PaaS
3 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) Firewall
2 17 (15.45%) DNS
3 9 (8.18%) HTTP
4 3 (2.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) Big Data
General
1 32 (29.09%) Finance
2 18 (16.36%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Legal
3 4 (3.64%) Retail
4 3 (2.73%) Law
5 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.36%) .NET
2 5 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (1.82%) Middleware
3 2 (1.82%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.91%) PKI
2 12 (10.91%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (9.09%) Cryptography
4 9 (8.18%) BYOD
5 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.91%) CESG
7 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.91%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (96.36%) Information Security
2 41 (37.27%) TOGAF
3 38 (34.55%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (32.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (30.00%) Security Architecture
6 27 (24.55%) OWASP
7 26 (23.64%) Security Testing
8 20 (18.18%) SABSA
9 19 (17.27%) Data Protection
10 18 (16.36%) Identity Management
11 17 (15.45%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 17 (15.45%) Network Architecture
11 17 (15.45%) Risk Analysis
11 17 (15.45%) Risk Management
11 17 (15.45%) SFIA
12 16 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (13.64%) SDLC
14 14 (12.73%) Security Operations
15 12 (10.91%) Fraud Detection
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 68 (61.82%) CISSP
2 39 (35.45%) CISM
3 15 (13.64%) CISA
4 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
5 12 (10.91%) Degree
5 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
6 11 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (8.18%) CLAS
8 6 (5.45%) CCDP
9 5 (4.55%) CEH
9 5 (4.55%) IISP
10 4 (3.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (3.64%) GIAC
10 4 (3.64%) ISSAP
10 4 (3.64%) SANS
11 3 (2.73%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (2.73%) CRISC
12 2 (1.82%) GCED
12 2 (1.82%) GPEN
12 2 (1.82%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (37.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (14.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.82%) QA
4 1 (0.91%) GPG13
4 1 (0.91%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (15.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.82%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (1.82%) SAP
3 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
3 1 (0.91%) Cisco
3 1 (0.91%) Intel Security
3 1 (0.91%) Qualys
3 1 (0.91%) Sophos
3 1 (0.91%) Symantec
3 1 (0.91%) Trend Micro
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