The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 631 682 705
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 317 260 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 235 205 150
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +49 280 £70,000 - 50
London +36 148 £75,000 +7.14% 24
City of London +65 37 £70,000 -6.66% 6
South East -13 31 £66,250 -5.35% 12
East of England +3 26 £85,000 +50.70% 2
Hertfordshire +18 19 £85,000 +21.42% 1
West Midlands -8 16 £65,000 -13.33% 2
South West -14 16 £60,000 -17.24% 5
Berkshire -23 15 £63,750 -8.92% 1
Yorkshire +20 13 £55,000 -12.00%
North West +35 12 £60,000 -4.92% 4
Scotland +8 10 £72,500 -9.37% 1
Reading 0 10 £66,250 -3.63%
Manchester - 10 £57,500 - 3
Watford +17 8 £90,000 +9.09%
Birmingham -4 8 £63,750 -15.00% 2
North Yorkshire +22 7 £65,000 +4.00%
Hemel Hempstead +6 7 £70,000 -
Wiltshire +3 6 £56,760 -35.13% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £80,000 +6.66% 1
East Midlands -12 6 £67,500 +20.00% 1
Leeds - 6 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 -
Hampshire +17 5 £65,000 -9.09% 2
Gloucestershire +9 5 £80,000 - 4
Edinburgh +5 5 £75,000 -6.25% 1
Milton Keynes +2 5 £80,000 +6.66%
Swindon +2 4 £56,760 -35.13% 1
Surrey 0 4 £70,000 +12.00% 7
Derbyshire - 4 £67,500 - 1

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Security Architect in their job title.

1 317 (51.38%) Security Architecture
2 278 (45.06%) Information Security
3 262 (42.46%) CISSP
4 211 (34.20%) Cybersecurity
5 196 (31.77%) TOGAF
6 193 (31.28%) Finance
7 163 (26.42%) Firewall
8 131 (21.23%) SABSA
9 106 (17.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 103 (16.69%) Security Cleared
11 100 (16.21%) CISM
12 97 (15.72%) Enterprise Architecture
13 87 (14.10%) Degree
13 87 (14.10%) Management Information System
14 81 (13.13%) SC Cleared
15 78 (12.64%) Network Security
16 73 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
17 72 (11.67%) PCI DSS
18 68 (11.02%) CESG Certified Professional
19 65 (10.53%) Windows
20 64 (10.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 62 (10.05%) Data Protection
22 58 (9.40%) Identity Access Management
22 58 (9.40%) Identity Management
23 57 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
23 57 (9.24%) CESG
24 56 (9.08%) ITIL
25 55 (8.91%) Oracle
25 55 (8.91%) COBIT
26 53 (8.59%) Security Testing

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (2.76%) IIS
2 15 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.94%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.16%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 12 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.11%) SaaS
3 9 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.32%) IaaS
5 2 (0.32%) Office 365
5 2 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 163 (26.42%) Firewall
2 78 (12.64%) Network Security
3 49 (7.94%) VPN
4 46 (7.46%) Wireless
5 31 (5.02%) WAN
6 26 (4.21%) SSL
7 23 (3.73%) DNS
7 23 (3.73%) LAN
8 22 (3.57%) TCP/IP
9 20 (3.24%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (2.11%) SAN
12 12 (1.94%) Internet
13 9 (1.46%) LDAP
13 9 (1.46%) MPLS
14 8 (1.30%) DMZ
14 8 (1.30%) Kerberos
14 8 (1.30%) Skype
15 7 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
16 6 (0.97%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.92%) Big Data
2 12 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.78%) GIS
4 9 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Hudson
2 2 (0.32%) sqlmap
3 1 (0.16%) FindBugs
General
1 193 (31.28%) Finance
2 37 (6.00%) Banking
3 34 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.57%) Retail
5 19 (3.08%) Legal
6 8 (1.30%) Games
6 8 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.13%) Publishing
8 6 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.81%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.81%) Marketing
10 3 (0.49%) Electronics
10 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.49%) Law
10 3 (0.49%) Local Government
11 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.05%) .NET
2 21 (3.40%) Middleware
3 19 (3.08%) Web Services
4 14 (2.27%) J2EE
5 9 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.49%) OAuth
6 3 (0.49%) OpenID
7 2 (0.32%) JSON
7 2 (0.32%) SPNEGO
7 2 (0.32%) WebSockets
7 2 (0.32%) XSD
8 1 (0.16%) COM
8 1 (0.16%) SAML
8 1 (0.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 87 (14.10%) Management Information System
2 57 (9.24%) CESG
3 49 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (7.13%) Data Centre
5 40 (6.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 40 (6.48%) PKI
6 25 (4.05%) Computer Science
7 23 (3.73%) Security Operations Centre
8 22 (3.57%) Cryptography
9 18 (2.92%) Cyberthreat
10 16 (2.59%) CESG CLAS
11 12 (1.94%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.78%) PMI
13 9 (1.46%) BYOD
14 7 (1.13%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.13%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
15 4 (0.65%) Driving Licence
15 4 (0.65%) SCADA
15 4 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 65 (10.53%) Windows
2 20 (3.24%) Linux
3 19 (3.08%) Unix
4 3 (0.49%) AIX
5 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.16%) Android
6 1 (0.16%) Solaris
6 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (51.38%) Security Architecture
2 278 (45.06%) Information Security
3 211 (34.20%) Cybersecurity
4 196 (31.77%) TOGAF
5 131 (21.23%) SABSA
6 97 (15.72%) Enterprise Architecture
7 73 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (10.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 62 (10.05%) Data Protection
10 58 (9.40%) Identity Access Management
10 58 (9.40%) Identity Management
11 56 (9.08%) ITIL
12 53 (8.59%) Security Testing
13 52 (8.43%) Risk Management
14 49 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 46 (7.46%) Project Management
15 46 (7.46%) Security Operations
15 46 (7.46%) SIEM
16 43 (6.97%) SDLC
17 38 (6.16%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 31 (5.02%) C
2 14 (2.27%) Java
3 9 (1.46%) C#
4 6 (0.97%) SQL
5 3 (0.49%) C++
6 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.16%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.16%) Perl
7 1 (0.16%) Python
7 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 262 (42.46%) CISSP
2 103 (16.69%) Security Cleared
3 100 (16.21%) CISM
4 87 (14.10%) Degree
5 81 (13.13%) SC Cleared
6 68 (11.02%) CESG Certified Professional
7 57 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (8.10%) CLAS
9 47 (7.62%) DV Cleared
10 39 (6.32%) SANS
11 36 (5.83%) CEH
11 36 (5.83%) CISA
12 34 (5.51%) CCNP
12 34 (5.51%) GIAC
13 24 (3.89%) IISP
14 18 (2.92%) ISSAP
15 16 (2.59%) CCNA
16 14 (2.27%) CCIE
17 13 (2.11%) CRISC
18 11 (1.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (17.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (11.67%) PCI DSS
3 55 (8.91%) COBIT
4 30 (4.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 12 (1.94%) ISO27002
6 11 (1.78%) JSP 440
7 7 (1.13%) SSAE 16
8 6 (0.97%) QA
8 6 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.32%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.16%) BS25999
10 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 51 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.30%) ProxySG
2 8 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) Firmware
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 21 (3.40%) QRadar
2 8 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (0.97%) Nessus
4 2 (0.32%) EnCase
5 1 (0.16%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.16%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.16%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.16%) Proventia
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 55 (8.91%) Oracle
2 51 (8.27%) Cisco
3 40 (6.48%) CheckPoint
4 35 (5.67%) Juniper
5 30 (4.86%) Intel Security
6 28 (4.54%) F5
6 28 (4.54%) Microsoft
7 20 (3.24%) Blue Coat
7 20 (3.24%) Qualys
7 20 (3.24%) Symantec
8 13 (2.11%) SAP
9 10 (1.62%) Cyber-Ark
9 10 (1.62%) IBM
9 10 (1.62%) VMware
10 9 (1.46%) Citrix
10 9 (1.46%) Informatica
10 9 (1.46%) Riverbed
11 8 (1.30%) ArcSight
12 7 (1.13%) HP
12 7 (1.13%) Splunk
Camberley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000 + bonus + car
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
John Lewis
Salary: Pay in range £56,500 - £82,000 (negotiable)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- 65,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Rolls Royce
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Imperative People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000-85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000-85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000-85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Package includes medical insurance,
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 - £85000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum + Financial Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum To £80K base + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago