The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Security Architect
UK
Rank 839 926 940
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Security Architect 20 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.004% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 6
Median salary £82,500 £85,000 £72,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +16.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,406 £66,250
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £85,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%

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
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
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%

Lead Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Security Architect in the job title.

Lead Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Security Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Security Architect within the UK.

Lead Security Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Security Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Security Architect over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 within the UK.

Lead Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Security Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +83 20 £82,500 -2.94%
East of England +30 9 £80,000 -5.88%
London - 9 £88,750 -
Hertfordshire +14 8 - -
City of London - 5 £95,000 -
South East +59 2 £75,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £75,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £75,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £80,000 -

Lead Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Lead 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 Lead Security Architect in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Information Security
2 7 (31.82%) CCIE
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) CISSP
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) Big Data
4 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (18.18%) SABSA
4 4 (18.18%) Docker
4 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (18.18%) Data Security
4 4 (18.18%) Games
4 4 (18.18%) Banking
4 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (18.18%) Apache
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Unix
4 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 4 (18.18%) CISM
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) CCNP
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat

Lead 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 4 (18.18%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Information Security
2 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (18.18%) Data Security
2 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) SABSA
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 3 (13.64%) Fraud Detection
4 2 (9.09%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CCIE
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) CISSP
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) CISM
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
2 3 (13.64%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya
3 1 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint
3 1 (4.55%) Imperva
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) Tufin