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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 595 653 747
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +94
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 329 321 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 266 258 158
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,145 £59,295 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £83,250
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +51 298 £72,500 +3.57% 38
London +89 138 £72,500 -5.22% 18
South East +49 63 £72,500 +3.57% 6
South West +7 31 £80,000 +46.11% 3
Berkshire +24 29 £75,000 +7.14% 3
City of London +59 28 £70,000 -8.19% 7
Bristol - 18 £80,000 - 1
Yorkshire +24 17 £62,500 -10.71% 3
West Midlands -31 16 £65,000 -7.14% 4
East of England +15 15 £70,000 - 2
Reading +26 13 £70,000 +5.66% 3
Leeds +26 13 £62,500 -10.71% 2
West Yorkshire +22 13 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Hertfordshire +20 12 £70,000 - 2
Birmingham -24 12 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Scotland +32 11 £52,500 -22.79%
Surrey +23 11 £70,000 +40.00% 1
North West -18 11 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Edinburgh +23 10 £52,500 -22.79%
Manchester -7 8 £71,250 +3.26%
Buckinghamshire +10 7 £72,500 +3.57% 2
South Wales +8 7 £60,000 -14.28%
Wales +4 7 £60,000 -14.28%
Gloucestershire -6 7 £87,500 -12.06% 2
Hampshire +17 6 £72,500 +20.83%
Swindon +7 6 £80,000 +40.35%
Wiltshire +4 6 £80,000 +40.35%
Cardiff +15 5 £60,000 -14.28%
Oxfordshire - 5 £70,000 -
St Albans - 5 £70,000 -

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 373 (49.34%) Security Architecture
2 335 (44.31%) CISSP
3 310 (41.01%) Information Security
4 261 (34.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 255 (33.73%) Cybersecurity
6 199 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 195 (25.79%) TOGAF
8 189 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 181 (23.94%) Firewall
10 154 (20.37%) CISM
11 136 (17.99%) PCI DSS
12 133 (17.59%) Data Protection
13 132 (17.46%) Finance
14 122 (16.14%) Network Security
14 122 (16.14%) Presales
15 108 (14.29%) Management Information System
16 103 (13.62%) Cisco
17 99 (13.10%) SABSA
18 95 (12.57%) Risk Management
19 90 (11.90%) CISA
20 86 (11.38%) Degree
21 84 (11.11%) SIEM
22 79 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
22 79 (10.45%) Microsoft
22 79 (10.45%) PKI
23 78 (10.32%) CEH
23 78 (10.32%) Identity Management
23 78 (10.32%) Security Operations
24 72 (9.52%) ITIL
24 72 (9.52%) DV Cleared

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 25 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.19%) IIS
4 8 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.79%) Apache
6 4 (0.53%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.26%) JBoss
7 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.13%) SAS
8 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.57%) PaaS
3 27 (3.57%) SaaS
4 21 (2.78%) IaaS
5 6 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.40%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 181 (23.94%) Firewall
2 122 (16.14%) Network Security
3 59 (7.80%) VPN
4 51 (6.75%) WAN
5 41 (5.42%) LAN
6 38 (5.03%) Cisco ASA
7 37 (4.89%) DNS
8 26 (3.44%) SAN
9 19 (2.51%) DHCP
10 18 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
10 18 (2.38%) MPLS
11 17 (2.25%) VoIP
12 14 (1.85%) HTTP
13 13 (1.72%) Wireless
14 12 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (1.59%) iSCSI
15 9 (1.19%) SSL
16 7 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (0.93%) IPsec
17 6 (0.79%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.78%) Big Data
2 12 (1.59%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.06%) MySQL
3 8 (1.06%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.53%) OLAP
4 4 (0.53%) OLTP
5 3 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (0.40%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.40%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.13%) GIS
7 1 (0.13%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (0.26%) AppScan
1 2 (0.26%) Burp Suite
1 2 (0.26%) Metasploit
1 2 (0.26%) Paros
2 1 (0.13%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.13%) FindBugs
2 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.13%) sqlmap
2 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 132 (17.46%) Finance
2 40 (5.29%) Banking
2 40 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 37 (4.89%) Retail
4 27 (3.57%) Legal
5 15 (1.98%) Aerospace
6 14 (1.85%) Local Government
7 8 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.93%) Marketing
9 6 (0.79%) Electronics
9 6 (0.79%) Games
9 6 (0.79%) Law
9 6 (0.79%) Publishing
10 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.40%) Advertising
11 3 (0.40%) Back Office
11 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.78%) .NET
2 20 (2.65%) Web Services
3 9 (1.19%) SOAP
4 8 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (0.93%) RESTful
6 5 (0.66%) Middleware
7 3 (0.40%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.40%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.40%) GWT
7 3 (0.40%) JAAS
7 3 (0.40%) REST
7 3 (0.40%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (0.40%) Vaadin
8 2 (0.26%) HTML
8 2 (0.26%) WCF
8 2 (0.26%) WF
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 2 (0.26%) XML
9 1 (0.13%) CGI
9 1 (0.13%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 108 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 79 (10.45%) PKI
3 59 (7.80%) Data Centre
4 53 (7.01%) Security Operations Centre
5 45 (5.95%) Cryptography
6 44 (5.82%) CESG
7 37 (4.89%) Computer Science
8 24 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 21 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
10 18 (2.38%) PMI
11 11 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (1.32%) BYOD
12 10 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
12 10 (1.32%) Mathematics
13 9 (1.19%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.06%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.93%) EPoS
15 7 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (8.60%) Windows
2 37 (4.89%) Linux
3 12 (1.59%) Unix
3 12 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.32%) CentOS
6 7 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.79%) Android
8 3 (0.40%) AIX
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (49.34%) Security Architecture
2 310 (41.01%) Information Security
3 255 (33.73%) Cybersecurity
4 195 (25.79%) TOGAF
5 133 (17.59%) Data Protection
6 122 (16.14%) Presales
7 99 (13.10%) SABSA
8 95 (12.57%) Risk Management
9 84 (11.11%) SIEM
10 79 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
11 78 (10.32%) Identity Management
11 78 (10.32%) Security Operations
12 72 (9.52%) ITIL
13 68 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 66 (8.73%) Penetration Testing
15 64 (8.47%) Project Management
16 63 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 63 (8.33%) Network Design
17 61 (8.07%) Fraud Detection
18 57 (7.54%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (6.35%) Java
2 38 (5.03%) C
3 26 (3.44%) Python
4 24 (3.17%) SQL
5 15 (1.98%) C#
6 12 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.32%) C++
8 9 (1.19%) Perl
9 8 (1.06%) R
10 7 (0.93%) Ruby
11 6 (0.79%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.79%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.53%) PHP
13 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 335 (44.31%) CISSP
2 199 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 189 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 154 (20.37%) CISM
5 90 (11.90%) CISA
6 86 (11.38%) Degree
7 78 (10.32%) CEH
8 72 (9.52%) DV Cleared
9 59 (7.80%) CESG Certified Professional
10 53 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
11 46 (6.08%) CLAS
12 40 (5.29%) GIAC
13 33 (4.37%) SANS
14 27 (3.57%) CCIE
15 19 (2.51%) CCNP
16 18 (2.38%) PMI Certification
17 14 (1.85%) ISACA
18 13 (1.72%) GCED
18 13 (1.72%) GPEN
18 13 (1.72%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (34.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 136 (17.99%) PCI DSS
3 59 (7.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 33 (4.37%) COBIT
5 15 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.46%) GPG13
7 10 (1.32%) HIPAA
7 10 (1.32%) QA
8 7 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 6 (0.79%) ISAE 3402
9 6 (0.79%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.79%) ISO27005
10 5 (0.66%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.26%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 40 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.06%) XenApp
3 8 (1.06%) XenDesktop
4 6 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.40%) Docker
5 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.40%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.40%) Xen
6 2 (0.26%) vCloud
6 2 (0.26%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.06%) QRadar
2 8 (1.06%) RSA Security Analytics
2 8 (1.06%) StatsD
3 6 (0.79%) Nessus
4 3 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.40%) HP Fortify
4 3 (0.40%) Puppet
5 2 (0.26%) SCCM
5 2 (0.26%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 103 (13.62%) Cisco
2 79 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.69%) CheckPoint
3 43 (5.69%) VMware
4 32 (4.23%) Oracle
5 28 (3.70%) Palo Alto
6 26 (3.44%) Juniper
7 25 (3.31%) F5
8 19 (2.51%) Intel Security
9 16 (2.12%) IBM
9 16 (2.12%) Splunk
10 14 (1.85%) SAP
11 13 (1.72%) Symantec
12 12 (1.59%) Fortinet
12 12 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.32%) Intel
14 9 (1.19%) ArcSight
14 9 (1.19%) Citrix
14 9 (1.19%) HP
14 9 (1.19%) Meraki
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £105000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham
Parity Professionals
Posted: 23 hours ago
UK
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + car bens etc
Posted: Yesterday
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £57300 - £98120 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000 - £73,000 + incredible package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £85,000 plus £15,000 bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + excellent bonus/ benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago