The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 694 627 635
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 199 258 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 138 187 189
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £53,100
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £72,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-13.19% +10.76%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 22 July 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 July 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 -73 184 £65,000 -7.14% 12
South East +12 70 £65,000 -18.75% 6
London -81 70 £70,000 - 2
Berkshire +8 29 £67,500 -16.92% 3
Reading +11 20 £67,500 -19.40% 2
Surrey +14 19 £65,000 -1.88% 1
City of London -24 17 £80,000 +14.28%
Hampshire 0 16 £57,500 +4.54% 2
East Midlands +3 15 £55,000 -10.20% 1
Guildford +20 13 £67,500 +17.39%
South West -14 10 £70,000 -3.44% 2
Leicestershire - 9 £55,000 -
East of England -14 7 £57,500 -6.12% 1
Leicester - 7 £55,000 -
Scotland - 6 £62,500 -
Basingstoke +9 5 £100,000 -
West Midlands +6 5 £62,500 -7.40%
Gloucestershire -7 5 £70,000 -3.44%
Cambridgeshire - 5 - -
Aldershot - 5 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 5 - -
Glasgow - 5 £62,500 -
Farnborough - 5 £50,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -2 4 £47,500 -40.62%
Gloucester -4 4 £70,000 -3.44%
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £47,500 -40.62%
Cheltenham - 4 £70,000 -
North West -14 3 £67,500 +3.84%
Birmingham +3 2 £60,000 -9.43%
Harrow -4 2 £70,000 +3.70%

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 221 (49.66%) Security Architecture
2 165 (37.08%) Information Security
3 155 (34.83%) CISSP
4 114 (25.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 114 (25.62%) Security Cleared
5 99 (22.25%) Finance
6 91 (20.45%) Risk Management
7 77 (17.30%) Network Security
8 73 (16.40%) CISM
9 72 (16.18%) SC Cleared
10 71 (15.96%) Firewall
11 62 (13.93%) Web Services
12 60 (13.48%) TOGAF
13 57 (12.81%) SOA
14 55 (12.36%) Cyber Security
15 53 (11.91%) Degree
16 51 (11.46%) Management Information System
17 47 (10.56%) DV Cleared
18 45 (10.11%) Oracle
19 44 (9.89%) Enterprise Architecture
19 44 (9.89%) RMADS
20 43 (9.66%) Network Design
21 42 (9.44%) Identity Management
22 41 (9.21%) Telecoms
22 41 (9.21%) UML
23 40 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
23 40 (8.99%) CESG
24 37 (8.31%) PCI DSS
25 36 (8.09%) Java
26 35 (7.87%) Cisco

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (2.02%) IIS
2 7 (1.57%) GlassFish
2 7 (1.57%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.67%) Apache
5 2 (0.45%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.45%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.35%) SaaS
2 5 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (17.30%) Network Security
2 71 (15.96%) Firewall
3 22 (4.94%) Wireless
4 20 (4.49%) Internet
5 16 (3.60%) VPN
6 10 (2.25%) IPv6
6 10 (2.25%) HTTPS
6 10 (2.25%) HTTP
6 10 (2.25%) LTE
7 9 (2.02%) LDAP
8 8 (1.80%) 3GPP
9 7 (1.57%) WAN
9 7 (1.57%) LAN
9 7 (1.57%) X.509
10 6 (1.35%) SSL
10 6 (1.35%) Kerberos
10 6 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.90%) MPLS
11 4 (0.90%) SMTP
11 4 (0.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.49%) Oracle Database
2 10 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (1.57%) BODI
4 5 (1.12%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.12%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.45%) Big Data
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
General
1 99 (22.25%) Finance
2 41 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 32 (7.19%) Banking
4 29 (6.52%) Law
5 16 (3.60%) Marketing
6 13 (2.92%) Retail
7 11 (2.47%) Legal
7 11 (2.47%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.67%) Publishing
10 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.93%) Web Services
2 16 (3.60%) XML
3 14 (3.15%) XML Schema
3 14 (3.15%) XSLT
3 14 (3.15%) SAML
4 7 (1.57%) JAX-WS
4 7 (1.57%) JSF
4 7 (1.57%) JAXB
4 7 (1.57%) EJB
4 7 (1.57%) JMX
5 6 (1.35%) JMS
6 5 (1.12%) J2EE
7 4 (0.90%) .NET
7 4 (0.90%) Ajax
7 4 (0.90%) Spring
7 4 (0.90%) Java SE
8 3 (0.67%) JSP
8 3 (0.67%) Middleware
9 2 (0.45%) SOAP
9 2 (0.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.46%) Management Information System
2 44 (9.89%) RMADS
3 40 (8.99%) CESG
4 29 (6.52%) PKI
5 16 (3.60%) Mainframe
6 14 (3.15%) Biometrics
7 11 (2.47%) PMI
8 10 (2.25%) GIS
9 9 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.80%) Economics
10 8 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.35%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.90%) Smartcard
12 4 (0.90%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.90%) SCADA
12 4 (0.90%) Kindle
13 3 (0.67%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.39%) Windows
2 20 (4.49%) Solaris
3 19 (4.27%) Linux
4 13 (2.92%) UNIX
5 7 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.45%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.22%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) HPUX
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (49.66%) Security Architecture
2 165 (37.08%) Information Security
3 91 (20.45%) Risk Management
4 60 (13.48%) TOGAF
5 57 (12.81%) SOA
6 55 (12.36%) Cyber Security
7 44 (9.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 43 (9.66%) Network Design
9 42 (9.44%) Identity Management
10 41 (9.21%) UML
11 40 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (6.97%) Project Management
13 28 (6.29%) ITIL
14 25 (5.62%) Information Assurance
14 25 (5.62%) SIEM
14 25 (5.62%) SABSA
14 25 (5.62%) Risk Analysis
15 23 (5.17%) Ethical Hacking
16 22 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
17 21 (4.72%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.09%) Java
2 6 (1.35%) C
3 1 (0.22%) C#
3 1 (0.22%) PHP
3 1 (0.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 155 (34.83%) CISSP
2 114 (25.62%) Security Cleared
3 73 (16.40%) CISM
4 72 (16.18%) SC Cleared
5 53 (11.91%) Degree
6 47 (10.56%) DV Cleared
7 23 (5.17%) CISA
8 20 (4.49%) CEH
9 16 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (2.47%) SSCP
10 11 (2.47%) PMI Certification
11 9 (2.02%) ISSAP
12 8 (1.80%) CCNP
13 7 (1.57%) CCIE
14 6 (1.35%) CRISC
15 4 (0.90%) GIAC
15 4 (0.90%) CCSE
15 4 (0.90%) ISSEP
16 3 (0.67%) Chartered Engineer
16 3 (0.67%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (25.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (8.31%) PCI DSS
3 26 (5.84%) JSP 440
4 14 (3.15%) COBIT
5 5 (1.12%) QA
5 5 (1.12%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (0.90%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
4 1 (0.22%) UAG
4 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.57%) OpenSSO
2 4 (0.90%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 45 (10.11%) Oracle
2 35 (7.87%) Cisco
3 24 (5.39%) CheckPoint
4 17 (3.82%) IBM
5 16 (3.60%) McAfee
6 15 (3.37%) Blue Coat
6 15 (3.37%) Red Hat
7 14 (3.15%) Juniper
8 12 (2.70%) Microsoft
8 12 (2.70%) Sun
8 12 (2.70%) Splunk
9 8 (1.80%) SAP
10 7 (1.57%) F5
10 7 (1.57%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.57%) Cognos
10 7 (1.57%) Informatica
11 6 (1.35%) Symantec
11 6 (1.35%) Sourcefire
12 5 (1.12%) Riverbed
13 4 (0.90%) Websense
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