The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Architect
UK
Rank 815 902 947
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Architect 26 37 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.036% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.038% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 19
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,215
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £65,000 £74,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

IT Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Security Architect in the job title.

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 25 February 2017 within the UK.

IT Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Architect
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +93 26 £70,000 +7.69% 1
South West +23 10 £65,000 +4.00%
Gloucestershire -5 8 £65,000 +4.00%
Gloucester - 8 £65,000 -
London +66 3 £82,500 +26.92%
East of England +21 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
North West -11 2 £85,000 +47.82%
Manchester -26 2 £85,000 +47.82%
Bristol - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £70,000 -
Coventry - 1 £75,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £75,000 -

IT Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT 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 IT Security Architect in the job title.

1 24 (45.28%) Information Security
2 22 (41.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (35.85%) DV Cleared
3 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
4 18 (33.96%) Security Architecture
5 16 (30.19%) Service Management
6 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
7 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
7 14 (26.42%) ISMS
8 13 (24.53%) RMADS
8 13 (24.53%) Infrastructure Management
8 13 (24.53%) Information Security Management
8 13 (24.53%) Security Management
8 13 (24.53%) CISSP
9 12 (22.64%) Degree
10 9 (16.98%) Network Design
11 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (13.21%) Firewall
12 7 (13.21%) CISA
12 7 (13.21%) CISM
12 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
12 7 (13.21%) Legal
13 6 (11.32%) Finance
13 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
13 6 (11.32%) Project Management
14 5 (9.43%) Apache
14 5 (9.43%) Aerospace
14 5 (9.43%) GIAC
14 5 (9.43%) Matrix Management
14 5 (9.43%) Supplier Management

IT 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 5 (9.43%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) IaaS
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Firewall
2 4 (7.55%) LAN
2 4 (7.55%) WAN
3 3 (5.66%) Network Security
3 3 (5.66%) SAN
3 3 (5.66%) VoIP
3 3 (5.66%) WLAN
4 2 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.77%) VLAN
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.89%) DNS
5 1 (1.89%) LDAP
5 1 (1.89%) SNMP
5 1 (1.89%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (13.21%) Legal
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) JAAS
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
1 1 (1.89%) OAuth
1 1 (1.89%) OpenID
1 1 (1.89%) SAML
1 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
4 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) AIX
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Information Security
2 18 (33.96%) Security Architecture
3 16 (30.19%) Service Management
4 14 (26.42%) ISMS
5 13 (24.53%) Information Security Management
5 13 (24.53%) Infrastructure Management
5 13 (24.53%) Security Management
6 9 (16.98%) Network Design
7 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
9 6 (11.32%) Project Management
9 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
10 5 (9.43%) Data Protection
10 5 (9.43%) Information Assurance
10 5 (9.43%) Matrix Management
10 5 (9.43%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (9.43%) Supplier Management
11 4 (7.55%) Presales
12 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (5.66%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Java
1 1 (1.89%) Perl
1 1 (1.89%) Python
1 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) DV Cleared
1 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
3 13 (24.53%) CISSP
4 12 (22.64%) Degree
5 7 (13.21%) CISA
5 7 (13.21%) CISM
6 5 (9.43%) GIAC
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (7.55%) SANS
8 3 (5.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (5.66%) PMP
9 2 (3.77%) CRISC
10 1 (1.89%) CCIE
10 1 (1.89%) CCSP
10 1 (1.89%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (41.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (24.53%) RMADS
3 5 (9.43%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.77%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) NetApp
2 1 (1.89%) VMware
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