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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 689 635 589
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 203 259 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 154 167 243
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,710 £52,650 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.33%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -61 199 £65,000 -10.34% 26
London -31 72 £75,000 +3.44% 10
South East -5 71 £65,000 -18.75% 7
Berkshire +4 36 £73,275 -8.40% 5
Reading +5 22 £80,000 -5.88% 1
Surrey +5 20 £62,500 -16.66% 2
East Midlands +2 17 £55,000 -13.72% 3
East of England -6 16 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Leicestershire - 14 £55,000 - 3
Leicester - 14 £55,000 - 3
Hampshire -14 13 £50,000 -25.92%
City of London -3 12 £80,000 +10.34% 5
Guildford +11 11 £60,000 +4.34%
Suffolk +9 8 £55,000 -29.03% 1
Ipswich +11 7 £55,000 -29.03% 1
North West -14 7 £72,500 +3.57% 1
Camberley - 7 £65,000 - 1
Cheshire -7 6 £72,500 +16.00%
West Midlands -14 6 - -
Farnborough - 6 £50,000 -
Birmingham -6 5 - -
South West -10 5 £55,000 - 3
Bristol +1 4 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire -16 3 £70,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Slough +3 2 - - 1
Basingstoke 0 2 - -
Bracknell -2 2 £68,775 - 2
Scotland -4 2 £75,000 -

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 223 (52.72%) Security Architecture
2 169 (39.95%) Information Security
3 140 (33.10%) CISSP
4 123 (29.08%) Finance
5 113 (26.71%) Security Cleared
6 93 (21.99%) Risk Management
7 90 (21.28%) Firewall
8 85 (20.09%) TOGAF
9 83 (19.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 75 (17.73%) SC Cleared
11 68 (16.08%) Network Security
11 68 (16.08%) CISM
12 65 (15.37%) SOA
13 62 (14.66%) Web Services
14 59 (13.95%) Cyber Security
15 55 (13.00%) Enterprise Architecture
16 47 (11.11%) Oracle
16 47 (11.11%) Degree
17 45 (10.64%) RMADS
17 45 (10.64%) SABSA
18 44 (10.40%) PCI DSS
19 41 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
19 41 (9.69%) Management Information System
20 39 (9.22%) Telecoms
20 39 (9.22%) CESG
20 39 (9.22%) Windows
21 37 (8.75%) Network Design
21 37 (8.75%) UML
22 36 (8.51%) DV Cleared
22 36 (8.51%) Banking

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 16 (3.78%) IIS
2 10 (2.36%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (0.95%) GlassFish
3 4 (0.95%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.71%) Apache
4 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.47%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.65%) PaaS
1 7 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) IaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (21.28%) Firewall
2 68 (16.08%) Network Security
3 29 (6.86%) Wireless
4 25 (5.91%) Internet
5 14 (3.31%) WAN
6 13 (3.07%) LAN
7 12 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (2.84%) IPv6
7 12 (2.84%) 3GPP
7 12 (2.84%) LTE
7 12 (2.84%) Software-Defined Networking
8 11 (2.60%) VPN
8 11 (2.60%) SAN
9 10 (2.36%) Kerberos
10 8 (1.89%) MPLS
10 8 (1.89%) HTTP
10 8 (1.89%) HTTPS
10 8 (1.89%) NAS
11 6 (1.42%) LDAP
12 4 (0.95%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.44%) Oracle Database
2 11 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 8 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.95%) BODI
5 3 (0.71%) Big Data
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 123 (29.08%) Finance
2 39 (9.22%) Telecoms
3 36 (8.51%) Banking
4 26 (6.15%) Law
5 19 (4.49%) Legal
5 19 (4.49%) Retail
6 13 (3.07%) Marketing
7 10 (2.36%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.42%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.18%) Local Government
10 4 (0.95%) Publishing
11 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.47%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (14.66%) Web Services
2 22 (5.20%) SAML
3 15 (3.55%) XML
4 12 (2.84%) JMS
4 12 (2.84%) REST
5 10 (2.36%) Java SE
5 10 (2.36%) Ajax
5 10 (2.36%) Spring
5 10 (2.36%) .NET
6 9 (2.13%) OAuth
6 9 (2.13%) Middleware
6 9 (2.13%) JSON
7 8 (1.89%) J2EE
8 4 (0.95%) JAX-WS
8 4 (0.95%) JSF
8 4 (0.95%) JMX
8 4 (0.95%) EJB
8 4 (0.95%) XSLT
8 4 (0.95%) XML Schema
8 4 (0.95%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.64%) RMADS
2 41 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.69%) Management Information System
3 39 (9.22%) CESG
4 23 (5.44%) PKI
5 12 (2.84%) Economics
6 11 (2.60%) Biometrics
6 11 (2.60%) CESG CLAS
7 9 (2.13%) PMI
7 9 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.89%) Clustering
9 6 (1.42%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.18%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.18%) Smartcard
11 4 (0.95%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.71%) Open Source
12 3 (0.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.22%) Windows
2 26 (6.15%) Linux
3 16 (3.78%) UNIX
3 16 (3.78%) Solaris
4 13 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.42%) AIX
6 3 (0.71%) HPUX
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.47%) Android
7 2 (0.47%) CentOS
7 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (52.72%) Security Architecture
2 169 (39.95%) Information Security
3 93 (21.99%) Risk Management
4 85 (20.09%) TOGAF
5 65 (15.37%) SOA
6 59 (13.95%) Cyber Security
7 55 (13.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 45 (10.64%) SABSA
9 37 (8.75%) Network Design
9 37 (8.75%) UML
10 35 (8.27%) Identity Management
11 33 (7.80%) ITIL
12 31 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (6.86%) SIEM
14 27 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
15 23 (5.44%) Risk Analysis
16 22 (5.20%) Information Assurance
17 21 (4.96%) Project Management
18 17 (4.02%) Ethical Hacking
19 14 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.04%) Java
2 5 (1.18%) C
3 3 (0.71%) SQL
3 3 (0.71%) Python
4 1 (0.24%) C#
4 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 140 (33.10%) CISSP
2 113 (26.71%) Security Cleared
3 75 (17.73%) SC Cleared
4 68 (16.08%) CISM
5 47 (11.11%) Degree
6 36 (8.51%) DV Cleared
7 16 (3.78%) CISA
8 15 (3.55%) CEH
9 11 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (2.36%) SSCP
10 10 (2.36%) CCNP
11 9 (2.13%) PMI Certification
12 8 (1.89%) GIAC
13 3 (0.71%) CCDP
14 2 (0.47%) JNCIE
14 2 (0.47%) ISSAP
14 2 (0.47%) CCIE
14 2 (0.47%) CRISC
15 1 (0.24%) GCED
15 1 (0.24%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (19.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (10.40%) PCI DSS
3 33 (7.80%) COBIT
4 26 (6.15%) JSP 440
5 8 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.24%) Basel II
7 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 19 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.71%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.47%) Firmware
5 2 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.42%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.95%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 47 (11.11%) Oracle
2 30 (7.09%) Cisco
3 23 (5.44%) McAfee
4 19 (4.49%) Microsoft
5 15 (3.55%) CheckPoint
6 14 (3.31%) VMware
7 13 (3.07%) IBM
7 13 (3.07%) SAP
8 12 (2.84%) Red Hat
9 11 (2.60%) Sun
9 11 (2.60%) Citrix
9 11 (2.60%) Sourcefire
10 9 (2.13%) Splunk
10 9 (2.13%) Juniper
11 7 (1.65%) Blue Coat
12 5 (1.18%) F5
13 4 (0.95%) BT
13 4 (0.95%) CA
13 4 (0.95%) Informatica
13 4 (0.95%) Business Objects
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60/70k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: to £85k Base plus bens plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £65k & Car Allowance & Corporate Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: 66,300 - 91,800 + car + benefits
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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Camberley
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