The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Architect
Rank 898 860 891
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Architect 15 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.020% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.021% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 2
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-8.71% -7.30%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
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% -

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
Top 8 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 28 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 -33 15 £55,000 -15.38% 2
East Midlands - 9 £55,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 9 £55,000 - 1
Leicester - 7 £55,000 - 1
London -67 5 - -
City of London -14 3 - -
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £55,000 -

IT Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 18 (66.67%) Information Security
2 16 (59.26%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) CISSP
3 12 (44.44%) CISM
3 12 (44.44%) Security Architecture
4 10 (37.04%) Risk Management
5 9 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 9 (33.33%) Wireless
6 8 (29.63%) Network Security
6 8 (29.63%) Legal
7 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat
7 6 (22.22%) UNIX
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) Linux
8 5 (18.52%) Security Management
9 4 (14.81%) Internet
9 4 (14.81%) SaaS
9 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.81%) SIEM
10 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (11.11%) Banking
10 3 (11.11%) Law
10 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (11.11%) IPsec
10 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (11.11%) LDAP
10 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
10 3 (11.11%) SAML

IT Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) Wireless
3 8 (29.63%) Network Security
4 4 (14.81%) Internet
5 3 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (11.11%) IPsec
5 3 (11.11%) LDAP
5 3 (11.11%) SMTP
5 3 (11.11%) HTTP
5 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 3 (11.11%) HTTPS
5 3 (11.11%) SSL
General
1 8 (29.63%) Legal
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Law
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) UNIX
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Information Security
2 12 (44.44%) Security Architecture
3 10 (37.04%) Risk Management
4 5 (18.52%) Security Management
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) SIEM
6 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
8 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.70%) Information Security Management
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL
8 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.70%) SABSA
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) CISSP
2 12 (44.44%) CISM
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) CEH
5 1 (3.70%) CHFI
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat
2 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + pension + shares +++
Posted: 5 days ago