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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Architect
Rank 844 925 990
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +65
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Architect 79 39 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.036% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.038% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 65 19 7
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,300 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £80,000 £80,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £75,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 2016 within the UK.

IT Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Architect
Top 18 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 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +58 79 £70,000 -6.66% 2
London +56 45 £78,500 +1.29% 2
South East +24 26 £70,000 -8.19%
Buckinghamshire - 12 £71,250 -
Milton Keynes - 12 £71,250 -
City of London +51 10 - -
Berkshire +11 8 £70,000 -9.67%
Surrey +10 6 £70,000 -
Leatherhead - 6 £70,000 -
North West +23 5 £68,500 -2.14%
Reading +20 5 £70,000 -6.66%
Manchester +7 5 £68,500 -2.14%
West Midlands -15 2 £76,250 +1.66%
East of England +16 1 £70,000 -
Birmingham -13 1 £62,500 -16.66%
Hertfordshire - 1 £70,000 -
Bromley - 1 £65,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £70,000 -

IT Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 68 (60.18%) Security Architecture
2 65 (57.52%) Finance
3 43 (38.05%) Security Cleared
3 43 (38.05%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (38.05%) SC Cleared
4 40 (35.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (33.63%) CISSP
6 35 (30.97%) TOGAF
7 30 (26.55%) Information Security
8 28 (24.78%) Presales
9 27 (23.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 27 (23.89%) CISM
10 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (23.01%) Network Design
11 22 (19.47%) Telecoms
12 21 (18.58%) SABSA
13 19 (16.81%) Firewall
14 18 (15.93%) Network Security
14 18 (15.93%) Data Protection
15 16 (14.16%) Project Management
16 14 (12.39%) .NET
16 14 (12.39%) C#
16 14 (12.39%) Java
16 14 (12.39%) Risk Assessment
16 14 (12.39%) Strategic Planning
16 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (11.50%) Security Operations
17 13 (11.50%) PCI DSS
18 12 (10.62%) Identity Management
18 12 (10.62%) E-Commerce

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 9 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) SaaS
2 7 (6.19%) IaaS
2 7 (6.19%) PaaS
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.81%) Firewall
2 18 (15.93%) Network Security
3 7 (6.19%) LAN
3 7 (6.19%) WAN
4 3 (2.65%) SSL
5 2 (1.77%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
General
1 65 (57.52%) Finance
2 22 (19.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.65%) Electronics
3 3 (2.65%) Legal
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) .NET
2 5 (4.42%) Web Services
3 3 (2.65%) Middleware
4 2 (1.77%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.73%) PKI
2 11 (9.73%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (7.96%) PMI
4 4 (3.54%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.54%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.65%) CESG
5 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.77%) EPoS
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Windows
2 4 (3.54%) Linux
3 3 (2.65%) AIX
4 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (60.18%) Security Architecture
2 43 (38.05%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (30.97%) TOGAF
4 30 (26.55%) Information Security
5 28 (24.78%) Presales
6 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (23.01%) Network Design
7 21 (18.58%) SABSA
8 18 (15.93%) Data Protection
9 16 (14.16%) Project Management
10 14 (12.39%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (12.39%) Strategic Planning
11 13 (11.50%) Security Operations
12 12 (10.62%) E-Commerce
12 12 (10.62%) Identity Management
13 11 (9.73%) Fraud Detection
13 11 (9.73%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 11 (9.73%) Threat Analysis
13 11 (9.73%) Vulnerability Management
14 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.39%) C#
1 14 (12.39%) Java
2 7 (6.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (38.05%) SC Cleared
1 43 (38.05%) Security Cleared
2 38 (33.63%) CISSP
3 27 (23.89%) CISM
4 11 (9.73%) CLAS
5 9 (7.96%) PMI Certification
6 7 (6.19%) CEH
7 3 (2.65%) Degree
8 2 (1.77%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) GIAC
9 1 (0.88%) CISA
9 1 (0.88%) CRISC
9 1 (0.88%) GSEC
9 1 (0.88%) IISP
9 1 (0.88%) ISACA
9 1 (0.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (35.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (23.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 13 (11.50%) PCI DSS
4 7 (6.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.88%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.77%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle
3 1 (0.88%) SAP
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago