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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Architect
Rank 892 830 890
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +60
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 10 46 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.043% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.046% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 4
Average salary £77,500 £75,000 £78,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £53,100 £60,750
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £80,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £78,750
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -26.98%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Information Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Architect
Top 8 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 19 September 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 -55 9 £90,000 +20.00% 3
London -35 7 £95,000 +22.58% 3
City of London +3 1 £130,000 +67.74% 1
East Midlands -2 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Scotland -14 1 £62,500 -
Bristol - 1 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £62,500 -
South West - 1 £60,000 -

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 54 (100.00%) Information Security
2 29 (53.70%) Security Architecture
3 26 (48.15%) CISSP
4 19 (35.19%) CISM
4 19 (35.19%) Risk Management
5 15 (27.78%) Banking
5 15 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (25.93%) Management Information System
7 13 (24.07%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (20.37%) PCI DSS
9 10 (18.52%) TOGAF
10 9 (16.67%) Firewall
11 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (14.81%) SSCP
11 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
12 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
12 7 (12.96%) GIAC
12 7 (12.96%) CISA
12 7 (12.96%) Data Security
13 6 (11.11%) Wireless
13 6 (11.11%) Network Security
13 6 (11.11%) Degree
14 5 (9.26%) Retail
14 5 (9.26%) Finance
15 4 (7.41%) Project Management
15 4 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
15 4 (7.41%) Computer Security
15 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
15 4 (7.41%) Data Protection

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) Firewall
2 6 (11.11%) Wireless
2 6 (11.11%) Network Security
3 2 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (1.85%) SSL
4 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 15 (27.78%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Publishing
3 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (25.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) RMADS
5 1 (1.85%) CESG
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Information Security
2 29 (53.70%) Security Architecture
3 19 (35.19%) Risk Management
4 13 (24.07%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (18.52%) TOGAF
6 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.96%) Data Security
8 4 (7.41%) Project Management
8 4 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.41%) Computer Security
8 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.41%) Cyber Security
9 3 (5.56%) Use Case
9 3 (5.56%) Information Security Management
9 3 (5.56%) SIEM
9 3 (5.56%) Analytics
9 3 (5.56%) Information Assurance
9 3 (5.56%) Product Management
9 3 (5.56%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) CISSP
2 19 (35.19%) CISM
3 8 (14.81%) SSCP
3 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.96%) CISA
4 7 (12.96%) GIAC
5 6 (11.11%) Degree
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.56%) CCNP
7 2 (3.70%) ISSAP
7 2 (3.70%) CRISC
8 1 (1.85%) GCED
8 1 (1.85%) CSSLP
8 1 (1.85%) GSEC
8 1 (1.85%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (20.37%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.85%) QA
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £130000 per annum + EXCELLENT BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 10 days ago