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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 709 599 617
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 199 280 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 134 199 218
Average salary £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £86,200
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 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
(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 -74 189 £65,000 -7.14% 24
South East -15 67 £65,000 -18.75% 9
London -74 64 £70,000 -3.44% 7
Berkshire -12 25 £66,250 -17.18% 5
Surrey +8 20 £66,000 -12.00% 1
East Midlands +3 17 £55,000 - 2
City of London -27 17 £80,000 +12.28% 1
Hampshire -1 16 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Reading 0 15 £67,500 -22.85% 4
East of England +12 14 £55,000 +0.91% 1
Leicestershire - 12 £55,000 - 1
Guildford +18 11 £67,500 +17.39%
Leicester - 10 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands -6 9 £65,000 -3.70%
Cambridgeshire - 8 - -
Cambridge - 8 - -
North West -35 7 £72,500 +7.40% 1
Farnborough - 7 £50,000 - 1
South West -11 6 £60,000 - 1
Cheshire -20 6 £72,500 +31.81%
Birmingham +4 5 - -
Basingstoke -4 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 5 £46,250 -42.18% 1
Milton Keynes -14 5 £46,250 -42.18% 1
Ipswich - 5 £55,000 -
Camberley - 5 £68,500 - 1
Suffolk - 5 £55,000 -
Scotland -15 4 £62,500 -
Bristol +1 3 £55,000 -
Aldershot - 3 £65,000 -

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 220 (51.52%) Security Architecture
2 156 (36.53%) Information Security
3 144 (33.72%) CISSP
4 116 (27.17%) Security Cleared
5 108 (25.29%) Finance
6 103 (24.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 86 (20.14%) Risk Management
8 79 (18.50%) Firewall
9 76 (17.80%) Web Services
10 74 (17.33%) SOA
10 74 (17.33%) SC Cleared
11 68 (15.93%) CISM
12 66 (15.46%) TOGAF
13 65 (15.22%) Network Security
14 54 (12.65%) Enterprise Architecture
14 54 (12.65%) Degree
15 52 (12.18%) Oracle
16 47 (11.01%) Cyber Security
17 45 (10.54%) RMADS
17 45 (10.54%) UML
17 45 (10.54%) Management Information System
18 43 (10.07%) Network Design
19 41 (9.60%) CESG
19 41 (9.60%) DV Cleared
20 40 (9.37%) Java
21 37 (8.67%) Telecoms
21 37 (8.67%) PCI DSS
22 36 (8.43%) Identity Management
23 33 (7.73%) Cisco
23 33 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (3.04%) IIS
2 8 (1.87%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (1.41%) GlassFish
3 6 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.70%) Apache
5 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.47%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.47%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.64%) PaaS
1 7 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (18.50%) Firewall
2 65 (15.22%) Network Security
3 26 (6.09%) Internet
4 22 (5.15%) Wireless
5 17 (3.98%) VPN
6 12 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (2.11%) Kerberos
8 8 (1.87%) LTE
8 8 (1.87%) IPv6
8 8 (1.87%) HTTP
8 8 (1.87%) HTTPS
8 8 (1.87%) LAN
8 8 (1.87%) WAN
9 6 (1.41%) Software-Defined Networking
9 6 (1.41%) MPLS
9 6 (1.41%) SAN
9 6 (1.41%) X.509
9 6 (1.41%) 3GPP
9 6 (1.41%) LDAP
10 5 (1.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.09%) Oracle Database
2 9 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (1.87%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.87%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.64%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.41%) BODI
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.23%) Big Data
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
General
1 108 (25.29%) Finance
2 37 (8.67%) Telecoms
3 30 (7.03%) Banking
4 29 (6.79%) Law
5 15 (3.51%) Legal
6 13 (3.04%) Marketing
6 13 (3.04%) Retail
7 10 (2.34%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.94%) Publishing
8 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (17.80%) Web Services
2 23 (5.39%) SAML
2 23 (5.39%) XML
3 12 (2.81%) XSLT
3 12 (2.81%) XML Schema
4 10 (2.34%) REST
4 10 (2.34%) JMS
5 9 (2.11%) JSON
5 9 (2.11%) OAuth
6 8 (1.87%) Java SE
6 8 (1.87%) Ajax
6 8 (1.87%) Spring
6 8 (1.87%) .NET
6 8 (1.87%) J2EE
7 7 (1.64%) Middleware
8 6 (1.41%) JAX-WS
8 6 (1.41%) JSF
8 6 (1.41%) JMX
8 6 (1.41%) JAXB
8 6 (1.41%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.54%) RMADS
1 45 (10.54%) Management Information System
2 41 (9.60%) CESG
3 26 (6.09%) PKI
4 16 (3.75%) Biometrics
5 14 (3.28%) Mainframe
6 11 (2.58%) PMI
7 10 (2.34%) GIS
8 8 (1.87%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
10 6 (1.41%) Economics
11 5 (1.17%) Clustering
12 4 (0.94%) Kindle
12 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.94%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.94%) Smartcard
13 3 (0.70%) EPoS
13 3 (0.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.26%) Windows
2 22 (5.15%) Linux
3 20 (4.68%) Solaris
4 13 (3.04%) UNIX
5 9 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.47%) Android
6 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.23%) HPUX
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.23%) CentOS
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (51.52%) Security Architecture
2 156 (36.53%) Information Security
3 86 (20.14%) Risk Management
4 74 (17.33%) SOA
5 66 (15.46%) TOGAF
6 54 (12.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 47 (11.01%) Cyber Security
8 45 (10.54%) UML
9 43 (10.07%) Network Design
10 36 (8.43%) Identity Management
11 33 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (6.56%) SABSA
13 26 (6.09%) Risk Analysis
13 26 (6.09%) ITIL
13 26 (6.09%) Project Management
14 25 (5.85%) SIEM
15 22 (5.15%) Ethical Hacking
16 20 (4.68%) Penetration Testing
16 20 (4.68%) Information Assurance
17 19 (4.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (9.37%) Java
2 6 (1.41%) C
3 2 (0.47%) SQL
4 1 (0.23%) C#
4 1 (0.23%) PHP
4 1 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 144 (33.72%) CISSP
2 116 (27.17%) Security Cleared
3 74 (17.33%) SC Cleared
4 68 (15.93%) CISM
5 54 (12.65%) Degree
6 41 (9.60%) DV Cleared
7 19 (4.45%) CISA
8 18 (4.22%) CEH
9 11 (2.58%) PMI Certification
9 11 (2.58%) SSCP
10 6 (1.41%) ISSAP
10 6 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.17%) CCNP
11 5 (1.17%) CRISC
12 4 (0.94%) GIAC
13 3 (0.70%) PhD
13 3 (0.70%) ISSEP
14 2 (0.47%) Chartered Engineer
14 2 (0.47%) CITP
15 1 (0.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (24.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (8.67%) PCI DSS
3 28 (6.56%) JSP 440
4 15 (3.51%) COBIT
5 5 (1.17%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.47%) QA
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.70%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.41%) OpenSSO
2 3 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.47%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (12.18%) Oracle
2 33 (7.73%) Cisco
3 22 (5.15%) McAfee
4 20 (4.68%) CheckPoint
5 16 (3.75%) IBM
6 15 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 15 (3.51%) Splunk
7 13 (3.04%) Microsoft
8 12 (2.81%) SAP
8 12 (2.81%) Juniper
9 10 (2.34%) Blue Coat
9 10 (2.34%) Sourcefire
9 10 (2.34%) Sun
10 7 (1.64%) Citrix
10 7 (1.64%) VMware
11 6 (1.41%) Informatica
11 6 (1.41%) Cognos
11 6 (1.41%) Business Objects
12 5 (1.17%) Symantec
13 4 (0.94%) F5
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
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London
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