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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Architect
UK
Rank 830 897 923
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Architect 21 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.021% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.022% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 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 £57,750 £63,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £69,750 £75,100
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 23 January 2017 within the UK.

IT Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Architect
Top 13 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 23 January 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 +81 21 £70,000 +7.69% 3
South West - 8 £65,000 -
Gloucester - 7 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £65,000 -
London +47 4 £80,000 +20.75% 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
South East +63 1 £90,000 +50.00%
Berkshire +29 1 £90,000 +50.00%
City of London +9 1 - -
Slough - 1 £90,000 -
Bristol - 1 - -

IT Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (41.67%) Information Security
3 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
4 15 (31.25%) DV Cleared
5 14 (29.17%) Security Architecture
5 14 (29.17%) CISSP
6 11 (22.92%) Service Management
6 11 (22.92%) Degree
6 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
7 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
8 8 (16.67%) Legal
8 8 (16.67%) CISA
8 8 (16.67%) Firewall
8 8 (16.67%) Information Security Management
8 8 (16.67%) Security Management
8 8 (16.67%) ISMS
8 8 (16.67%) RMADS
8 8 (16.67%) Network Design
8 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (14.58%) CISM
9 7 (14.58%) Project Management
9 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
10 6 (12.50%) Presales
10 6 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
10 6 (12.50%) Aerospace
10 6 (12.50%) Windows
10 6 (12.50%) Apache
10 6 (12.50%) Information Assurance
10 6 (12.50%) 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 6 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) LDAP
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) Network Security
3 3 (6.25%) SAN
3 3 (6.25%) VoIP
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
3 3 (6.25%) WLAN
4 2 (4.17%) DNS
4 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.08%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (2.08%) VLAN
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (16.67%) Legal
2 6 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 5 (10.42%) Finance
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) JAAS
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) OAuth
2 1 (2.08%) OpenID
2 1 (2.08%) SAML
2 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Fintech
2 3 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) AIX
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Information Security
2 14 (29.17%) Security Architecture
3 11 (22.92%) Service Management
4 8 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (16.67%) ISMS
4 8 (16.67%) Network Design
4 8 (16.67%) Security Management
5 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (14.58%) Project Management
5 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
6 6 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 6 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 6 (12.50%) Matrix Management
6 6 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (12.50%) Presales
6 6 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 6 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Java
1 4 (8.33%) Perl
1 4 (8.33%) Python
2 3 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (2.08%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 14 (29.17%) CISSP
4 11 (22.92%) Degree
4 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
5 8 (16.67%) CISA
6 7 (14.58%) CISM
7 4 (8.33%) GIAC
7 4 (8.33%) SANS
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.25%) PMP
9 2 (4.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (4.17%) CRISC
10 1 (2.08%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.67%) RMADS
3 5 (10.42%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (4.17%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) NetApp
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
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