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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Architect
Rank 872 905 967
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +62
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Architect 61 54 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.049% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.051% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 50 29 8
Median salary £72,500 £69,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.07% +25.45%
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £69,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +25.45%

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 23 July 2016 within the UK.

IT Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Architect
Top 19 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 July 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 +60 59 £72,500 +5.07% 2
London +64 35 £72,125 -0.51%
South East +31 12 £72,500 -3.33%
Buckinghamshire - 9 £72,500 -
Milton Keynes - 9 £72,500 -
North West +13 6 £77,500 +12.31% 1
Manchester -10 6 £77,500 +12.31% 1
City of London +76 3 - -
Yorkshire +23 3 £47,500 +8.57% 1
West Yorkshire +21 3 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Berkshire +10 3 £52,500 -32.25%
Leeds - 3 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £90,000 -
Scotland +7 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Edinburgh +5 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Warwickshire - 1 £60,000 -
Bromley - 1 £65,000 -
Reading - 1 £92,500 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £60,000 -

IT Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 88 (63.31%) Security Architecture
2 61 (43.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (43.88%) CISSP
3 58 (41.73%) Finance
4 52 (37.41%) TOGAF
5 49 (35.25%) CISM
5 49 (35.25%) Cybersecurity
6 48 (34.53%) Information Security
7 46 (33.09%) SC Cleared
7 46 (33.09%) Security Cleared
8 34 (24.46%) Presales
9 33 (23.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 31 (22.30%) SABSA
10 31 (22.30%) Network Design
11 27 (19.42%) Firewall
12 26 (18.71%) Network Security
13 23 (16.55%) Data Protection
13 23 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (15.83%) PCI DSS
14 22 (15.83%) Telecoms
15 21 (15.11%) Project Management
16 19 (13.67%) Security Operations
17 18 (12.95%) SIEM
17 18 (12.95%) Risk Management
17 18 (12.95%) CEH
17 18 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
18 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (10.79%) PRINCE2
20 14 (10.07%) Identity 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 9 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.63%) SaaS
2 10 (7.19%) IaaS
2 10 (7.19%) PaaS
3 7 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.42%) Firewall
2 26 (18.71%) Network Security
3 13 (9.35%) LAN
3 13 (9.35%) WAN
4 8 (5.76%) VPN
5 3 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.16%) SSL
6 2 (1.44%) Internet
7 1 (0.72%) Extranet
7 1 (0.72%) HTTP
7 1 (0.72%) Intranet
7 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) OLAP
1 1 (0.72%) OLTP
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
General
1 58 (41.73%) Finance
2 22 (15.83%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.76%) Retail
4 3 (2.16%) Electronics
5 2 (1.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.63%) .NET
2 5 (3.60%) Web Services
3 2 (1.44%) Middleware
3 2 (1.44%) REST
3 2 (1.44%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.72%) SOAP
4 1 (0.72%) WCF
4 1 (0.72%) WF
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.07%) PMI
3 11 (7.91%) PKI
3 11 (7.91%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (6.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.16%) CESG
6 3 (2.16%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.16%) EPoS
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.47%) Linux
2 6 (4.32%) Windows
3 2 (1.44%) AIX
3 2 (1.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (63.31%) Security Architecture
2 52 (37.41%) TOGAF
3 49 (35.25%) Cybersecurity
4 48 (34.53%) Information Security
5 34 (24.46%) Presales
6 31 (22.30%) Network Design
6 31 (22.30%) SABSA
7 23 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (16.55%) Data Protection
8 21 (15.11%) Project Management
9 19 (13.67%) Security Operations
10 18 (12.95%) Risk Management
10 18 (12.95%) SIEM
10 18 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (10.79%) PRINCE2
12 14 (10.07%) Identity Management
13 13 (9.35%) Vulnerability Management
14 12 (8.63%) ITIL
14 12 (8.63%) Risk Assessment
15 11 (7.91%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.91%) C#
1 11 (7.91%) Java
2 8 (5.76%) SQL
3 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.72%) Python
3 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (43.88%) CISSP
2 49 (35.25%) CISM
3 46 (33.09%) SC Cleared
3 46 (33.09%) Security Cleared
4 18 (12.95%) CEH
5 14 (10.07%) PMI Certification
6 13 (9.35%) CLAS
7 12 (8.63%) CISA
8 9 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (5.76%) SANS
10 7 (5.04%) Degree
10 7 (5.04%) GIAC
11 6 (4.32%) CCNP
12 5 (3.60%) CESG Certified Professional
13 3 (2.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (2.16%) CCSP
14 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.72%) GSEC
15 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.72%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (43.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (23.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 22 (15.83%) PCI DSS
4 6 (4.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.72%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (5.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.47%) Cisco
3 7 (5.04%) Splunk
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle
5 2 (1.44%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.72%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.72%) SAP
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