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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Architect
Rank 872 850 866
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 32 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.023% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.024% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 17
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £83,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(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 -32 28 £60,000 -14.28%
London -24 10 £60,000 -
East Midlands -1 7 £52,500 -4.54%
Hampshire +4 5 £65,000 +18.18%
South East -14 5 £65,000 -17.46%
Aldershot - 5 £65,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £62,500 -
South West - 3 £67,500 -
Leicestershire - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland - 3 £62,500 -
City of London - 2 £50,000 -
Hayes - 2 £67,500 -
North West +6 1 £47,500 -13.63%
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Leicester - 1 £45,000 -
Bristol - 1 £60,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £75,000 -
Worcester - 1 £65,000 -
Cumbria - 1 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £75,000 -
East of England - 1 £60,000 -

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 35 (58.33%) CISSP
3 31 (51.67%) Security Architecture
4 23 (38.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (36.67%) Management Information System
6 19 (31.67%) CISM
7 18 (30.00%) Risk Management
8 13 (21.67%) PCI DSS
9 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
9 11 (18.33%) Firewall
9 11 (18.33%) TOGAF
10 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (15.00%) CISA
12 8 (13.33%) Banking
12 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
12 8 (13.33%) Degree
13 7 (11.67%) Network Security
13 7 (11.67%) Data Security
14 6 (10.00%) Wireless
14 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (10.00%) SABSA
15 5 (8.33%) SIEM
15 5 (8.33%) Retail
15 5 (8.33%) ISSAP
15 5 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
15 5 (8.33%) SSCP
16 4 (6.67%) Project Management
16 4 (6.67%) GIAC
16 4 (6.67%) Finance
16 4 (6.67%) CRISC

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) Network Security
3 6 (10.00%) Wireless
4 3 (5.00%) Internet
5 2 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.67%) VPN
6 1 (1.67%) SSL
General
1 8 (13.33%) Banking
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (6.67%) Finance
4 3 (5.00%) Publishing
5 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) RMADS
4 1 (1.67%) CESG
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Information Security
2 31 (51.67%) Security Architecture
3 18 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 11 (18.33%) TOGAF
5 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (11.67%) Data Security
7 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.00%) SABSA
8 5 (8.33%) SIEM
8 5 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) Project Management
9 4 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.67%) Computer Security
10 3 (5.00%) Information Assurance
10 3 (5.00%) Product Management
10 3 (5.00%) Use Case
10 3 (5.00%) Analytics
10 3 (5.00%) Identity Management
10 3 (5.00%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 35 (58.33%) CISSP
2 19 (31.67%) CISM
3 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.00%) CISA
5 8 (13.33%) Degree
5 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.33%) ISSAP
6 5 (8.33%) SSCP
7 4 (6.67%) GIAC
7 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.67%) CRISC
8 2 (3.33%) GSEC
9 1 (1.67%) CEH
9 1 (1.67%) GCED
9 1 (1.67%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (21.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) IBM
1 1 (1.67%) Juniper
1 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (1.67%) McAfee
1 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
1 1 (1.67%) Sourcefire
1 1 (1.67%) TippingPoint
1 1 (1.67%) ArcSight
1 1 (1.67%) Lumension