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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 662 658 683
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 240 241 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 194 153 134
Average salary £67,500 £72,500 £65,120
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% +11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,750
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £87,500 £81,250
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +2 237 £67,500 -6.89% 31
London +16 93 £75,000 - 11
South East +30 75 £67,000 -4.28% 7
Berkshire +10 43 £67,500 -1.81% 3
East of England -27 28 £56,400 -27.22% 2
East Midlands +42 24 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Leicestershire +42 23 £55,000 -10.20% 3
Leicester +48 19 £55,000 -10.20% 2
City of London +22 19 £75,000 - 5
Surrey +1 17 £60,000 -14.28%
Reading -4 14 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Hampshire -26 13 £71,500 +2.14% 2
Hertfordshire -16 11 £70,000 -
Suffolk -6 10 £55,000 -29.03%
Guildford -16 10 £60,000 +4.34%
Ipswich 0 9 £55,000 -29.03%
Basingstoke +6 7 - -
South West 0 7 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £70,000 -
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £56,400 -19.42% 2
North West -9 5 £65,000 -48.00% 2
West Midlands -13 5 £62,500 - 2
Bracknell -16 5 £79,050 +43.72% 1
Staines - 5 £62,500 -
Swindon - 5 - -
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Cambridge -1 4 £56,400 -19.42% 2
Birmingham -14 3 - - 1
Cheshire -5 2 £57,500 - 1
Essex -8 2 £62,500 -16.66%

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 227 (52.18%) Security Architecture
2 198 (45.52%) Information Security
3 167 (38.39%) CISSP
4 141 (32.41%) Firewall
5 130 (29.89%) Finance
6 121 (27.82%) TOGAF
7 110 (25.29%) Security Cleared
8 100 (22.99%) SABSA
9 93 (21.38%) Risk Management
10 85 (19.54%) CISM
11 77 (17.70%) SC Cleared
12 71 (16.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 68 (15.63%) Windows
14 67 (15.40%) Management Information System
15 62 (14.25%) Cyber Security
16 61 (14.02%) Enterprise Architecture
16 61 (14.02%) Network Security
17 59 (13.56%) Identity Management
18 58 (13.33%) PCI DSS
19 50 (11.49%) COBIT
19 50 (11.49%) CESG
20 49 (11.26%) Wireless
21 48 (11.03%) PKI
21 48 (11.03%) VMware
22 47 (10.80%) Oracle
23 43 (9.89%) Penetration Testing
24 42 (9.66%) ITIL
24 42 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
25 41 (9.43%) SOA
26 40 (9.20%) Banking

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (4.60%) IIS
2 9 (2.07%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.15%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.23%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.84%) PaaS
3 4 (0.92%) SaaS
4 3 (0.69%) IaaS
5 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 141 (32.41%) Firewall
2 61 (14.02%) Network Security
3 49 (11.26%) Wireless
4 29 (6.67%) SAN
5 22 (5.06%) WAN
6 21 (4.83%) LAN
7 19 (4.37%) Internet
8 17 (3.91%) MPLS
9 16 (3.68%) 3GPP
9 16 (3.68%) IPv6
9 16 (3.68%) LTE
9 16 (3.68%) NAS
9 16 (3.68%) Software-Defined Networking
10 15 (3.45%) Kerberos
11 12 (2.76%) VPN
12 11 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (1.84%) HTTPS
13 8 (1.84%) LDAP
13 8 (1.84%) HTTP
14 7 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.52%) Oracle Database
2 21 (4.83%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.30%) RDBMS
3 10 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.38%) Big Data
5 5 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.23%) Rational Rose
General
1 130 (29.89%) Finance
2 40 (9.20%) Banking
3 34 (7.82%) Telecoms
4 33 (7.59%) Legal
5 23 (5.29%) Retail
6 11 (2.53%) Marketing
7 10 (2.30%) Law
8 7 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.38%) Electronics
9 6 (1.38%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.15%) Local Government
11 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.69%) Publishing
13 2 (0.46%) Advertising
14 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.23%) Military
14 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.90%) Web Services
2 19 (4.37%) SAML
3 18 (4.14%) Middleware
4 12 (2.76%) REST
5 11 (2.53%) XML
5 11 (2.53%) JMS
5 11 (2.53%) .NET
6 10 (2.30%) J2EE
7 9 (2.07%) JSP
7 9 (2.07%) Spring
7 9 (2.07%) Ajax
7 9 (2.07%) Java SE
7 9 (2.07%) JSON
7 9 (2.07%) OAuth
8 5 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.46%) Java EE
9 2 (0.46%) SOAP
9 2 (0.46%) WSDL
9 2 (0.46%) XSD
9 2 (0.46%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 67 (15.40%) Management Information System
2 50 (11.49%) CESG
3 48 (11.03%) PKI
4 42 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (6.90%) RMADS
6 28 (6.44%) CESG CLAS
7 16 (3.68%) Clustering
7 16 (3.68%) Economics
8 9 (2.07%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.84%) GIS
10 6 (1.38%) Open Source
11 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.15%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.92%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.92%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.69%) CMDB
13 3 (0.69%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.69%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 68 (15.63%) Windows
2 38 (8.74%) Linux
3 34 (7.82%) UNIX
4 16 (3.68%) Solaris
5 15 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.76%) AIX
7 6 (1.38%) HPUX
7 6 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (1.15%) CentOS
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (52.18%) Security Architecture
2 198 (45.52%) Information Security
3 121 (27.82%) TOGAF
4 100 (22.99%) SABSA
5 93 (21.38%) Risk Management
6 62 (14.25%) Cyber Security
7 61 (14.02%) Enterprise Architecture
8 59 (13.56%) Identity Management
9 43 (9.89%) Penetration Testing
10 42 (9.66%) ITIL
11 41 (9.43%) SOA
12 38 (8.74%) SIEM
13 37 (8.51%) Information Assurance
14 28 (6.44%) UML
15 23 (5.29%) Network Design
15 23 (5.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 23 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (4.37%) PRINCE
18 18 (4.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.60%) Java
2 14 (3.22%) C
3 4 (0.92%) VBScript
4 3 (0.69%) Python
4 3 (0.69%) SQL
5 2 (0.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 167 (38.39%) CISSP
2 110 (25.29%) Security Cleared
3 85 (19.54%) CISM
4 77 (17.70%) SC Cleared
5 32 (7.36%) DV Cleared
5 32 (7.36%) Degree
6 17 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.68%) CCNP
8 14 (3.22%) CISA
9 9 (2.07%) SSCP
10 8 (1.84%) GIAC
11 7 (1.61%) CEH
11 7 (1.61%) CSSLP
12 6 (1.38%) JNCIE
12 6 (1.38%) CCDP
12 6 (1.38%) CCIE
13 4 (0.92%) CCNA
13 4 (0.92%) CRISC
14 1 (0.23%) MCSE
14 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (16.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 50 (11.49%) COBIT
4 18 (4.14%) JSP 440
5 10 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.38%) HIPAA
7 5 (1.15%) Basel II
8 3 (0.69%) QA
9 1 (0.23%) CESG Infosec
9 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.23%) COSO
System Software
1 37 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (7.36%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.84%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.15%) vSphere
6 3 (0.69%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (2.07%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (0.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.23%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (11.03%) VMware
2 47 (10.80%) Oracle
3 34 (7.82%) Microsoft
4 29 (6.67%) Cisco
4 29 (6.67%) Citrix
5 23 (5.29%) McAfee
6 21 (4.83%) SAP
7 18 (4.14%) CheckPoint
7 18 (4.14%) Juniper
8 9 (2.07%) IBM
9 8 (1.84%) CA
9 8 (1.84%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.84%) BT
9 8 (1.84%) Sourcefire
10 7 (1.61%) Blue Coat
10 7 (1.61%) Sun
11 6 (1.38%) F5
12 5 (1.15%) Splunk
12 5 (1.15%) Tripwire
12 5 (1.15%) HP
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum To £90K + car + package and excellent bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 66,300 - 91,800 + car + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £95,000 per annum including OTE, good bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 80,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Blackpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Competitive and dependent on upon level of experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Leicester
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Healthcare
Posted: 24 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago