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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Architect
Rank 906 917 914
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Architect 29 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.019% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.019% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 11
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £64,622 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £75,950 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £74,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +18.40%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016 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 11 February 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
(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 +25 25 £65,000 -7.14% 7
London +10 15 £65,000 -7.14% 6
City of London - 11 £65,000 -
South East +16 4 £63,750 -17.20%
Berkshire -6 4 £63,750 -8.92%
Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 -
Harrogate - 3 £65,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 -
Reading - 2 £68,750 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
North West +27 1 £57,500 -6.06%
East Midlands +4 1 £67,500 +22.72%
Wales - 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 £67,500 -
Cardiff - 1 - - 2
South Wales - 1 - - 2
Derby - 1 £67,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £67,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £67,500 -
Manchester - 1 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £67,500 -

IT Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 31 (62.00%) Finance
2 22 (44.00%) CISSP
2 22 (44.00%) Security Architecture
3 17 (34.00%) CISM
4 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (26.00%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (26.00%) Security Operations
5 13 (26.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 12 (24.00%) Data Protection
6 12 (24.00%) PCI DSS
6 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (20.00%) Firewall
7 10 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (20.00%) Information Security
7 10 (20.00%) Java
8 9 (18.00%) .NET
8 9 (18.00%) C#
8 9 (18.00%) Strategic Planning
8 9 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (18.00%) CLAS
9 8 (16.00%) Threat Analysis
9 8 (16.00%) Degree
9 8 (16.00%) PKI
9 8 (16.00%) Identity Management
10 7 (14.00%) Windows
10 7 (14.00%) SIEM
11 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (12.00%) Network Security
11 6 (12.00%) IIS

IT Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (12.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (12.00%) Network Security
3 3 (6.00%) VPN
4 2 (4.00%) DMZ
4 2 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.00%) LAN
4 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
1 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (62.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Legal
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
3 3 (6.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (16.00%) PKI
3 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.00%) Cryptography
6 2 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.00%) CESG
7 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.00%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) AIX
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Security Architecture
2 13 (26.00%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (26.00%) Security Operations
3 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) Data Protection
4 10 (20.00%) Information Security
4 10 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (18.00%) Strategic Planning
6 8 (16.00%) Identity Management
6 8 (16.00%) Threat Analysis
7 7 (14.00%) SIEM
8 5 (10.00%) Presales
8 5 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Project Management
9 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) CISSP
2 17 (34.00%) CISM
3 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (18.00%) CLAS
6 8 (16.00%) Degree
7 6 (12.00%) IISP
8 3 (6.00%) CEH
8 3 (6.00%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (6.00%) GIAC
9 2 (4.00%) CCNP
9 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.00%) GCIA
10 1 (2.00%) PCI QSA
10 1 (2.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.00%) COBIT
4 1 (2.00%) PA-DSS
4 1 (2.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (6.00%) Splunk
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Rapid7
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.00%) Tripwire
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Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum To £80K base + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Dixons Carphone
Posted: 20 days ago