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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architect
UK
Rank 540 658 685
Rank change year-on-year
+118 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 321 294 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 271 228 211
Median salary £75,000 £71,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £84,750
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +103 297 £75,000 +5.63% 46
London +101 183 £82,500 +10.00% 31
South East +75 57 £75,000 +15.38% 4
Berkshire +56 27 £75,000 +15.38% 2
City of London +28 24 £107,500 +53.57% 7
East of England +12 17 £80,000 -5.88% 1
South West +21 15 £65,000 -3.70% 4
Surrey +45 13 £90,000 +30.90%
Hertfordshire +3 9 - -
Wales - 9 £52,000 -
South Wales - 9 £52,000 -
Yorkshire +28 8 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Hampshire +20 8 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Gloucestershire -1 8 £65,000 - 1
Gloucester -11 8 £65,000 - 1
Newport - 8 £52,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 - -
Reading +42 6 £72,500 +11.53% 2
Cambridge - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire +16 5 £77,500 -3.12%
Milton Keynes +14 5 £77,500 -3.12%
West Midlands -11 5 £75,000 +15.38%
West Yorkshire +31 4 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Leeds +24 4 £47,500 -13.63% 1
North Yorkshire +1 4 £62,500 -3.84%
North West -25 4 £68,750 +14.58% 4
Manchester -31 4 £68,750 +19.56% 4
Kent - 4 £80,000 -
Malvern - 3 £75,000 -
Bristol - 3 £65,000 - 3

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 305 (45.32%) Security Architecture
2 297 (44.13%) Information Security
3 244 (36.26%) CISSP
4 167 (24.81%) Firewall
5 166 (24.67%) Cybersecurity
6 142 (21.10%) CISM
7 131 (19.47%) Security Cleared
8 128 (19.02%) Presales
9 126 (18.72%) Cisco
10 121 (17.98%) CISA
10 121 (17.98%) Finance
10 121 (17.98%) TOGAF
11 117 (17.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 116 (17.24%) SC Cleared
12 116 (17.24%) Network Security
13 109 (16.20%) Data Protection
14 100 (14.86%) SIEM
15 94 (13.97%) Degree
16 89 (13.22%) PCI DSS
17 79 (11.74%) Management Information System
18 77 (11.44%) SABSA
19 74 (11.00%) Data Centre
20 70 (10.40%) Penetration Testing
21 65 (9.66%) Security Operations
22 62 (9.21%) CEH
22 62 (9.21%) PKI
23 61 (9.06%) CheckPoint
24 60 (8.92%) Project Management
25 59 (8.77%) Java
25 59 (8.77%) Cisco ASA

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 33 (4.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (1.93%) WebLogic
2 13 (1.93%) WebSphere
3 12 (1.78%) Apache
3 12 (1.78%) JBoss
4 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.30%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.30%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.15%) IIS
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.15%) MS Project
2 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (4.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (1.34%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.89%) SaaS
4 3 (0.45%) IaaS
4 3 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 167 (24.81%) Firewall
2 116 (17.24%) Network Security
3 59 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
4 47 (6.98%) VPN
5 41 (6.09%) WAN
6 39 (5.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 28 (4.16%) DNS
7 28 (4.16%) MPLS
8 27 (4.01%) SAN
9 22 (3.27%) SSL
10 20 (2.97%) LAN
10 20 (2.97%) LDAP
11 19 (2.82%) HTTP
12 18 (2.67%) Wireless
13 17 (2.53%) BGP
14 16 (2.38%) DHCP
14 16 (2.38%) VoIP
15 15 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (2.23%) Fibre Channel
15 15 (2.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (7.88%) Big Data
2 33 (4.90%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.34%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.04%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.30%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.30%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.15%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.15%) DB2
7 1 (0.15%) GIS
7 1 (0.15%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.15%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (1.78%) AppScan
1 12 (1.78%) Burp Suite
1 12 (1.78%) Paros
2 7 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 121 (17.98%) Finance
2 34 (5.05%) Retail
3 33 (4.90%) Legal
4 30 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.86%) Banking
6 17 (2.53%) Advertising
6 17 (2.53%) Games
7 16 (2.38%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.45%) Local Government
12 2 (0.30%) Back Office
12 2 (0.30%) Law
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.78%) Web Services
2 9 (1.34%) AngularJS
2 9 (1.34%) Node.js
2 9 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (1.19%) .NET
4 6 (0.89%) OpenID
4 6 (0.89%) SAML
5 5 (0.74%) OAuth2
5 5 (0.74%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (0.59%) Middleware
7 3 (0.45%) JAAS
7 3 (0.45%) Java EE
7 3 (0.45%) JCE
8 2 (0.30%) iOS SDK
8 2 (0.30%) SOAP
8 2 (0.30%) SPNEGO
9 1 (0.15%) CGI
9 1 (0.15%) HTML
9 1 (0.15%) REST
9 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.74%) Management Information System
2 74 (11.00%) Data Centre
3 62 (9.21%) PKI
4 49 (7.28%) Computer Science
5 42 (6.24%) Security Operations Centre
6 33 (4.90%) CESG
7 32 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (4.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 28 (4.16%) Cryptography
8 28 (4.16%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (1.93%) Cyberthreat
10 12 (1.78%) Cyber Defence
10 12 (1.78%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.49%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.49%) Statistics
12 9 (1.34%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.34%) CESG CLAS
13 8 (1.19%) Fintech
13 8 (1.19%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.98%) Windows
2 45 (6.69%) Linux
3 33 (4.90%) Unix
4 13 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.63%) CentOS
6 9 (1.34%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.45%) AIX
9 2 (0.30%) Android
10 1 (0.15%) Debian
10 1 (0.15%) SUSE
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (45.32%) Security Architecture
2 297 (44.13%) Information Security
3 166 (24.67%) Cybersecurity
4 128 (19.02%) Presales
5 121 (17.98%) TOGAF
6 109 (16.20%) Data Protection
7 100 (14.86%) SIEM
8 77 (11.44%) SABSA
9 70 (10.40%) Penetration Testing
10 65 (9.66%) Security Operations
11 60 (8.92%) Project Management
12 56 (8.32%) ITIL
13 55 (8.17%) Risk Management
14 53 (7.88%) Identity Access Management
15 52 (7.73%) Fraud Detection
15 52 (7.73%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 52 (7.73%) Risk Assessment
16 50 (7.43%) Identity Management
17 46 (6.84%) E-Commerce
17 46 (6.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 59 (8.77%) Java
2 51 (7.58%) C
3 19 (2.82%) Python
4 16 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.78%) SQL
6 9 (1.34%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.19%) Ruby
8 7 (1.04%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.89%) Perl
10 2 (0.30%) C#
10 2 (0.30%) C++
11 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 244 (36.26%) CISSP
2 142 (21.10%) CISM
3 131 (19.47%) Security Cleared
4 121 (17.98%) CISA
5 116 (17.24%) SC Cleared
6 94 (13.97%) Degree
7 62 (9.21%) CEH
8 52 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
9 44 (6.54%) DV Cleared
10 39 (5.79%) GIAC
11 34 (5.05%) CCIE
12 32 (4.75%) CESG Certified Professional
13 29 (4.31%) GCED
13 29 (4.31%) GCFA
13 29 (4.31%) GPEN
13 29 (4.31%) GPPA
13 29 (4.31%) GSNA
13 29 (4.31%) GSSP-JAVA
13 29 (4.31%) GWAPT
14 27 (4.01%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (17.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 89 (13.22%) PCI DSS
3 22 (3.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 13 (1.93%) QA
5 10 (1.49%) COBIT
5 10 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 10 (1.49%) RMADS
6 8 (1.19%) GPG13
7 5 (0.74%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.45%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.30%) BS7799
10 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.15%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.53%) VMware ESX
3 13 (1.93%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.59%) Docker
4 4 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.59%) IAG
4 4 (0.59%) Xen
5 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.45%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.45%) XenApp
5 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.30%) Firmware
6 2 (0.30%) vCloud
7 1 (0.15%) HDFS
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (2.53%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 17 (2.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 16 (2.38%) QRadar
3 12 (1.78%) HP Fortify
3 12 (1.78%) WebInspect
4 11 (1.63%) CSIRT
5 9 (1.34%) RSA Security Analytics
6 8 (1.19%) Puppet
7 7 (1.04%) Ansible
8 6 (0.89%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.74%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.30%) Nessus
10 2 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.15%) RSA Archer
11 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 126 (18.72%) Cisco
2 61 (9.06%) CheckPoint
3 58 (8.62%) Palo Alto
3 58 (8.62%) VMware
4 50 (7.43%) Juniper
5 43 (6.39%) Oracle
6 39 (5.79%) Splunk
7 32 (4.75%) Microsoft
8 30 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (4.31%) F5
10 20 (2.97%) ArcSight
11 17 (2.53%) IBM
12 16 (2.38%) AlgoSec
13 15 (2.23%) HP
13 15 (2.23%) Imperva
14 14 (2.08%) LogLogic
14 14 (2.08%) Symantec
15 13 (1.93%) SAP
16 12 (1.78%) Intel Security
17 11 (1.63%) Intel
London
Freshfield Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ingenio
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-80,000k base and excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-80,000k base and excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-80,000k base and excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-80,000k base and excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits.
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £85,000 plus £15,000 bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Pension , Medical , Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £80,000
Posted: 6 days ago