The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had 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
Security Architect
Rank 541 675 746
Rank change year-on-year
+134 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 418 291 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 347 222 207
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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% -

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Architect
Salary Trend

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

Security Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Security Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architect over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 within the UK.

Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 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 +125 399 £72,500 +3.57% 38
London +88 190 £77,500 +6.89% 16
South East +44 111 £70,000 - 10
Berkshire +16 42 £70,000 - 4
Surrey +28 38 £70,000 +27.27% 3
City of London +43 33 £72,500 +9.43% 5
West Midlands +7 32 £67,500 -10.00% 3
Birmingham +11 27 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Reading +37 25 £72,500 -3.33% 1
North West +32 22 £70,750 +1.07% 5
South West +7 20 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Manchester +15 18 £71,750 +2.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +42 16 £71,250 +18.75%
Bristol +16 15 £65,000 -10.34% 1
Leatherhead - 15 £65,000 -
East of England +14 13 £75,000 +25.00% 2
Milton Keynes +41 12 £71,250 +18.75%
Hampshire +3 9 £87,500 +18.64% 3
Guildford -6 7 - - 2
Gloucester +13 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Gloucestershire +3 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Bedfordshire - 5 £80,000 -
Luton - 5 £80,000 -
Bracknell -5 4 £69,250 -1.07% 2
Coventry - 4 £77,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +12 3 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Amersham - 3 £73,750 -
Kent - 3 £70,000 -
East Midlands +10 2 £70,750 +23.04%
West Yorkshire +6 2 £65,750 +15.35%

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Security Architect in the job title.

1 395 (53.02%) Security Architecture
2 363 (48.72%) Information Security
3 331 (44.43%) CISSP
4 299 (40.13%) Cybersecurity
5 232 (31.14%) Finance
6 226 (30.34%) TOGAF
7 215 (28.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 180 (24.16%) Security Cleared
9 175 (23.49%) SC Cleared
10 159 (21.34%) Firewall
11 143 (19.19%) CISM
12 118 (15.84%) SABSA
13 116 (15.57%) Data Protection
14 113 (15.17%) Management Information System
15 109 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
16 107 (14.36%) PCI DSS
17 106 (14.23%) Identity Management
18 92 (12.35%) Degree
19 91 (12.21%) Network Security
20 84 (11.28%) ITIL
20 84 (11.28%) Enterprise Architecture
20 84 (11.28%) Security Operations
21 82 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
22 75 (10.07%) Risk Management
22 75 (10.07%) Windows
22 75 (10.07%) Microsoft
23 71 (9.53%) PKI
24 70 (9.40%) Penetration Testing
25 68 (9.13%) Telecoms
25 68 (9.13%) Threat Analysis

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 47 (6.31%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.61%) IIS
4 9 (1.21%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.13%) CMS
8 1 (0.13%) SAS
8 1 (0.13%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 14 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (5.37%) PaaS
3 37 (4.97%) SaaS
4 31 (4.16%) IaaS
5 23 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.21%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.40%) Office 365
8 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 159 (21.34%) Firewall
2 91 (12.21%) Network Security
3 53 (7.11%) VPN
4 37 (4.97%) LAN
5 30 (4.03%) WAN
6 22 (2.95%) DNS
7 15 (2.01%) Intrusion Detection
7 15 (2.01%) TCP/IP
7 15 (2.01%) Wireless
8 14 (1.88%) SSL
9 12 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (1.48%) Internet
11 9 (1.21%) HTTP
12 8 (1.07%) SAN
13 5 (0.67%) MPLS
14 4 (0.54%) VLAN
15 3 (0.40%) Skype
15 3 (0.40%) VoIP
16 2 (0.27%) ATM
16 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.88%) Big Data
2 6 (0.81%) MySQL
3 3 (0.40%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.67%) sqlmap
2 4 (0.54%) FindBugs
3 3 (0.40%) Hudson
4 2 (0.27%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.13%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 232 (31.14%) Finance
2 68 (9.13%) Telecoms
3 49 (6.58%) Banking
4 28 (3.76%) Legal
5 20 (2.68%) Retail
6 14 (1.88%) Local Government
7 10 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.07%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.94%) Games
10 6 (0.81%) Electronics
10 6 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.81%) Law
10 6 (0.81%) Marketing
11 5 (0.67%) Publishing
12 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.43%) Web Services
2 29 (3.89%) .NET
3 8 (1.07%) Middleware
4 6 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (0.67%) RESTful
6 4 (0.54%) JSON
7 3 (0.40%) OAuth
7 3 (0.40%) SAML
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.27%) REST
8 2 (0.27%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.27%) XML
8 2 (0.27%) XSD
9 1 (0.13%) HTML
9 1 (0.13%) J2EE
9 1 (0.13%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 113 (15.17%) Management Information System
2 71 (9.53%) PKI
3 65 (8.72%) Security Operations Centre
4 57 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (6.58%) CESG
6 38 (5.10%) Cryptography
7 36 (4.83%) Computer Science
8 34 (4.56%) Data Centre
9 25 (3.36%) PMI
10 20 (2.68%) Mathematics
11 17 (2.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 15 (2.01%) BYOD
13 11 (1.48%) EPoS
14 10 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
15 9 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.21%) Private Cloud
16 8 (1.07%) Cyber Attack
16 8 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
17 7 (0.94%) iPad
17 7 (0.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 75 (10.07%) Windows
2 20 (2.68%) Linux
3 11 (1.48%) Unix
4 5 (0.67%) Mesosphere
5 3 (0.40%) AIX
6 1 (0.13%) Android
6 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.13%) Solaris
6 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (53.02%) Security Architecture
2 363 (48.72%) Information Security
3 299 (40.13%) Cybersecurity
4 226 (30.34%) TOGAF
5 118 (15.84%) SABSA
6 116 (15.57%) Data Protection
7 109 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 106 (14.23%) Identity Management
9 84 (11.28%) Enterprise Architecture
9 84 (11.28%) ITIL
9 84 (11.28%) Security Operations
10 82 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (10.07%) Risk Management
12 70 (9.40%) Penetration Testing
13 68 (9.13%) Threat Analysis
14 66 (8.86%) Presales
15 65 (8.72%) SDLC
16 62 (8.32%) Fraud Detection
17 60 (8.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
17 60 (8.05%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 34 (4.56%) Java
2 26 (3.49%) SQL
3 20 (2.68%) C#
4 19 (2.55%) C
5 11 (1.48%) C++
5 11 (1.48%) Python
6 6 (0.81%) R
7 5 (0.67%) Perl
7 5 (0.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 331 (44.43%) CISSP
2 180 (24.16%) Security Cleared
3 175 (23.49%) SC Cleared
4 143 (19.19%) CISM
5 92 (12.35%) Degree
6 62 (8.32%) CISA
7 58 (7.79%) CESG Certified Professional
8 54 (7.25%) DV Cleared
9 51 (6.85%) CLAS
10 45 (6.04%) CEH
11 40 (5.37%) SANS
12 38 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
13 36 (4.83%) GIAC
14 25 (3.36%) PMI Certification
15 24 (3.22%) CRISC
16 15 (2.01%) CCNP
16 15 (2.01%) IISP
17 11 (1.48%) ISSAP
18 10 (1.34%) CCIE
19 9 (1.21%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (28.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 107 (14.36%) PCI DSS
3 67 (8.99%) COBIT
4 46 (6.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 15 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (1.61%) HIPAA
7 6 (0.81%) ISAE 3402
7 6 (0.81%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.81%) ISO27005
7 6 (0.81%) QA
8 5 (0.67%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.27%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.13%) BS25999
10 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.13%) ISO27002
System Software
1 65 (8.72%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.21%) Docker
3 8 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.94%) ProxySG
5 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.48%) Nessus
3 7 (0.94%) Puppet
4 6 (0.81%) StatsD
5 5 (0.67%) Mesos
6 4 (0.54%) CFEngine
6 4 (0.54%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.27%) EnCase
7 2 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.13%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.13%) Proventia
8 1 (0.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 75 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.50%) Cisco
3 35 (4.70%) Oracle
4 24 (3.22%) CheckPoint
5 22 (2.95%) Qualys
6 20 (2.68%) Juniper
7 19 (2.55%) Intel Security
8 14 (1.88%) F5
9 13 (1.74%) SAP
10 11 (1.48%) ArcSight
10 11 (1.48%) IBM
10 11 (1.48%) Splunk
11 10 (1.34%) Blue Coat
12 9 (1.21%) Symantec
13 8 (1.07%) VMware
14 7 (0.94%) HP
15 6 (0.81%) Barracuda Networks
15 6 (0.81%) Fortinet
15 6 (0.81%) Palo Alto
15 6 (0.81%) Tripwire
UK
Acumin
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 20 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
33-6 Consultancy Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 78000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum bonus , pension, car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum BONUS, PENSION ,BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Beecher Madden
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus/Car/Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 15 days ago