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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 533 652 755
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +103
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 427 319 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 339 248 197
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 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +136 401 £72,500 +3.57% 31
London +99 191 £75,000 +5.26% 15
South East +94 112 £70,000 - 5
Berkshire +23 43 £70,000 - 4
Surrey +39 33 £66,250 +20.45% 1
West Midlands -10 33 £70,000 - 1
City of London +46 31 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Reading +35 28 £72,500 +1.75% 4
Birmingham +4 27 £67,500 +3.84%
South West +24 21 £65,000 -7.14% 1
North West +14 18 £70,250 +0.35% 3
Hampshire +13 17 £87,500 +12.90%
Bristol +38 16 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire +45 14 £72,500 +3.57%
Leatherhead - 13 £65,000 - 1
Manchester -2 11 £85,000 +23.18% 2
Milton Keynes +40 10 £72,500 +3.57%
East of England +28 9 £68,750 +14.58%
Yorkshire +26 8 £77,500 +72.22% 4
West Yorkshire +11 8 £77,500 +72.22% 4
Guildford 0 7 - -
Gloucester +12 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Gloucestershire +2 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Merseyside - 5 £62,500 -
Leeds - 5 £67,500 - 3
Hertfordshire +18 4 £70,000 +12.00%
Edinburgh +10 4 £62,500 -8.08%
Scotland -2 4 £62,500 -3.84%
Coventry - 4 £77,500 -
Liverpool - 4 £62,500 -

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 428 (54.66%) Security Architecture
2 362 (46.23%) Information Security
3 339 (43.30%) CISSP
4 316 (40.36%) Cybersecurity
5 246 (31.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 220 (28.10%) Finance
7 219 (27.97%) TOGAF
8 214 (27.33%) Security Cleared
9 210 (26.82%) SC Cleared
10 173 (22.09%) Firewall
11 147 (18.77%) CISM
12 126 (16.09%) Data Protection
13 113 (14.43%) Management Information System
14 111 (14.18%) Identity Management
14 111 (14.18%) PCI DSS
15 109 (13.92%) SABSA
15 109 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
16 102 (13.03%) Network Security
17 91 (11.62%) Presales
18 89 (11.37%) Degree
18 89 (11.37%) Security Operations
19 87 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
20 86 (10.98%) Microsoft
21 83 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
22 82 (10.47%) PKI
22 82 (10.47%) ITIL
23 77 (9.83%) Windows
24 76 (9.71%) Risk Management
25 71 (9.07%) Security Operations Centre
26 70 (8.94%) Telecoms

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 48 (6.13%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.53%) IIS
4 9 (1.15%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.13%) CMS
8 1 (0.13%) SAS
8 1 (0.13%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 12 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 63 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.75%) PaaS
3 40 (5.11%) SaaS
4 33 (4.21%) IaaS
5 30 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.15%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.38%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.26%) Office 365
8 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 173 (22.09%) Firewall
2 102 (13.03%) Network Security
3 69 (8.81%) VPN
4 46 (5.87%) LAN
5 36 (4.60%) WAN
6 24 (3.07%) DNS
7 16 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (1.40%) SSL
8 11 (1.40%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (1.28%) Internet
10 9 (1.15%) HTTP
11 8 (1.02%) Wireless
12 6 (0.77%) SAN
13 5 (0.64%) VLAN
14 4 (0.51%) Extranet
14 4 (0.51%) Intranet
14 4 (0.51%) MPLS
15 3 (0.38%) DHCP
15 3 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.53%) Big Data
2 8 (1.02%) MySQL
3 7 (0.89%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.51%) OLAP
4 4 (0.51%) OLTP
5 3 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (0.38%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (0.64%) sqlmap
2 4 (0.51%) FindBugs
3 2 (0.26%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.13%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.13%) Hudson
4 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 220 (28.10%) Finance
2 70 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 48 (6.13%) Banking
4 28 (3.58%) Retail
5 26 (3.32%) Legal
6 14 (1.79%) Local Government
7 11 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.02%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.02%) Electronics
8 8 (1.02%) Marketing
9 6 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.77%) Publishing
10 5 (0.64%) Law
11 3 (0.38%) Games
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.47%) Web Services
2 31 (3.96%) .NET
3 9 (1.15%) RESTful
4 8 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (0.89%) Middleware
6 6 (0.77%) SOAP
7 4 (0.51%) JSON
7 4 (0.51%) REST
7 4 (0.51%) XML
8 3 (0.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.38%) GWT
8 3 (0.38%) OAuth
8 3 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.38%) SAML
8 3 (0.38%) Vaadin
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.26%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.26%) WCF
9 2 (0.26%) WF
9 2 (0.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 113 (14.43%) Management Information System
2 82 (10.47%) PKI
3 71 (9.07%) Security Operations Centre
4 55 (7.02%) CESG
5 53 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (5.24%) Cryptography
7 37 (4.73%) Data Centre
8 34 (4.34%) Computer Science
9 21 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 20 (2.55%) PMI
11 17 (2.17%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.92%) BYOD
13 13 (1.66%) EPoS
14 12 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
15 10 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
15 10 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
17 7 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
17 7 (0.89%) iPad
17 7 (0.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (9.83%) Windows
2 22 (2.81%) Linux
3 11 (1.40%) Unix
4 5 (0.64%) Mesosphere
5 4 (0.51%) Android
6 3 (0.38%) AIX
6 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (54.66%) Security Architecture
2 362 (46.23%) Information Security
3 316 (40.36%) Cybersecurity
4 219 (27.97%) TOGAF
5 126 (16.09%) Data Protection
6 111 (14.18%) Identity Management
7 109 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
7 109 (13.92%) SABSA
8 91 (11.62%) Presales
9 89 (11.37%) Security Operations
10 87 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
11 83 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 82 (10.47%) ITIL
13 76 (9.71%) Risk Management
14 70 (8.94%) Threat Analysis
15 69 (8.81%) SDLC
16 68 (8.68%) Fraud Detection
17 66 (8.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
17 66 (8.43%) Penetration Testing
18 61 (7.79%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (4.73%) Java
2 30 (3.83%) SQL
3 23 (2.94%) C
4 21 (2.68%) C#
5 17 (2.17%) Python
6 14 (1.79%) C++
7 8 (1.02%) Perl
7 8 (1.02%) R
8 5 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.51%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.38%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.38%) Ruby
11 1 (0.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 339 (43.30%) CISSP
2 214 (27.33%) Security Cleared
3 210 (26.82%) SC Cleared
4 147 (18.77%) CISM
5 89 (11.37%) Degree
6 69 (8.81%) CESG Certified Professional
7 63 (8.05%) DV Cleared
8 61 (7.79%) CISA
9 60 (7.66%) CLAS
10 38 (4.85%) CEH
11 37 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
12 36 (4.60%) SANS
13 30 (3.83%) GIAC
14 23 (2.94%) CRISC
15 20 (2.55%) PMI Certification
16 16 (2.04%) IISP
17 12 (1.53%) CCNP
18 8 (1.02%) CCIE
18 8 (1.02%) CCSE
18 8 (1.02%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (31.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 111 (14.18%) PCI DSS
3 63 (8.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 56 (7.15%) COBIT
5 14 (1.79%) HIPAA
6 13 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.77%) ISAE 3402
7 6 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.77%) ISO27005
8 4 (0.51%) GPG13
8 4 (0.51%) QA
9 2 (0.26%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.26%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 67 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.15%) Docker
4 7 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.51%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.26%) Xen
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.40%) Nessus
3 8 (1.02%) StatsD
4 7 (0.89%) Puppet
5 5 (0.64%) Mesos
6 4 (0.51%) CFEngine
6 4 (0.51%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.13%) EnCase
7 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.26%) Cisco
3 33 (4.21%) Oracle
4 24 (3.07%) CheckPoint
5 19 (2.43%) Qualys
6 14 (1.79%) Intel Security
7 13 (1.66%) Juniper
7 13 (1.66%) SAP
7 13 (1.66%) Splunk
7 13 (1.66%) VMware
8 11 (1.40%) IBM
9 10 (1.28%) F5
10 9 (1.15%) ArcSight
11 7 (0.89%) HP
11 7 (0.89%) Palo Alto
12 6 (0.77%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (0.77%) Symantec
12 6 (0.77%) Tripwire
13 4 (0.51%) Coverity
13 4 (0.51%) Fortinet
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
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