The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Security Architect
Rank 892 874 863
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Security Architect 3 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.012% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 13
Average salary £67,500 £90,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £85,000 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £90,000 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £78,750 £90,000 £81,750
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.09%

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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Security Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 20 October 2014 within the UK.

Lead Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Security Architect
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 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
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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 -17 3 £67,500 -22.85%
Berkshire +7 1 £90,000 -
London +4 1 £62,500 -28.57%
South East -2 1 £90,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £67,500 -
North West - 1 £67,500 -

Lead Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Security Architect in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) Security Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
5 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
5 1 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (12.50%) JAXB
5 1 (12.50%) Sun
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) Informatica
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) SSCP
5 1 (12.50%) JMX
5 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 1 (12.50%) EJB
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services

Lead Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) BODI
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) EJB
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSLT
1 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
1 1 (12.50%) JAXB
1 1 (12.50%) JMX
1 1 (12.50%) JSF
1 1 (12.50%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) Security Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) SSCP
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos
1 1 (12.50%) Sun
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica