The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT 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
IT Security Architect
Rank 853 897 876
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Architect 30 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.009% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.009% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 9
Average salary £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £62,500 £71,250
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -12.28%

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%

IT Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Security Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Architect within the UK.

IT Security Architect Salary Trend in the UK

IT Security Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Architect over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

IT Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Architect
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT 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
(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 +56 29 £75,000 +7.91% 3
London +53 13 £77,500 -4.61% 2
South East +8 5 £77,500 +11.51%
Wiltshire -1 4 - -
South West -7 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 £77,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
Harrow - 4 £72,500 - 1
East of England - 4 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
City of London +39 2 £55,000 -
North West - 2 £65,608 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £61,215 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £61,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £75,000 -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £70,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £77,500 -
Warrington - 1 £61,215 -
Scotland - 1 £61,500 -

IT Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Security Architect in their job title.

1 29 (76.32%) Security Architecture
2 23 (60.53%) CISSP
3 11 (28.95%) TOGAF
4 10 (26.32%) Information Security
5 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
6 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (18.42%) CISM
7 7 (18.42%) ITIL
7 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
7 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
7 7 (18.42%) SABSA
8 6 (15.79%) Retail
9 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.16%) Finance
9 5 (13.16%) Firewall
10 4 (10.53%) Degree
10 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
10 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.53%) Cyber Security
10 4 (10.53%) UML
10 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
11 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
11 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
11 3 (7.89%) Zachman Framework
11 3 (7.89%) CHFI
11 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment

IT Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
General
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) AIX
2 1 (2.63%) HPUX
2 1 (2.63%) Solaris
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Security Architecture
2 11 (28.95%) TOGAF
3 10 (26.32%) Information Security
4 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
5 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (18.42%) ITIL
6 7 (18.42%) SABSA
7 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.53%) Cyber Security
8 4 (10.53%) UML
8 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.89%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) CISSP
2 7 (18.42%) CISM
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) CHFI
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.26%) CCNP
5 2 (5.26%) MCP
5 2 (5.26%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) CEH
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) VMware
2 1 (2.63%) Sun
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.63%) Splunk
2 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance + 35% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom
European Central Bank
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago