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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 646 692 700
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 261 233 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 199 183 119
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £47,500 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
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 £27,000 £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 5 May 2015 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 5 May 2015. 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 +66 240 £72,500 +7.40% 18
London +32 111 £75,000 +7.14% 7
South East +9 67 £70,000 +7.69% 3
Berkshire -4 35 £70,000 +7.69%
City of London +12 27 £70,000 - 1
Hampshire 0 17 £77,000 +46.66% 2
South West -5 13 £70,000 +33.33%
Surrey +9 12 £55,000 -8.33%
North West -4 11 £61,215 +6.46% 1
Wales - 11 £70,000 -
South Wales - 11 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 11 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands -14 10 £75,000 +57.89% 1
Leicestershire - 10 £57,500 -
Scotland +26 8 £62,426 -23.16% 1
East of England +9 8 £73,750 -1.66% 4
Reading -21 8 £76,250 +17.30%
Bracknell +12 7 £70,000 -
Guildford +9 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Cheshire +5 6 £61,215 -
Birmingham -14 6 £75,000 +57.89%
Caerphilly - 6 £75,000 -
Maidenhead - 6 £80,000 -
Glasgow +11 5 £63,713 -1.98%
Manchester +7 5 - -
Wiltshire +7 5 £67,500 +50.00%
Harrow - 5 £72,500 -
Warrington +14 4 £61,215 -
Hertfordshire -6 4 - - 1
Southampton -19 4 £70,000 +33.33% 1

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 272 (56.31%) Security Architecture
2 229 (47.41%) Information Security
3 209 (43.27%) CISSP
4 174 (36.02%) Firewall
5 134 (27.74%) TOGAF
6 109 (22.57%) Finance
7 103 (21.33%) Security Cleared
8 96 (19.88%) CISM
9 90 (18.63%) Cyber Security
10 88 (18.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 85 (17.60%) PCI DSS
12 84 (17.39%) SABSA
13 79 (16.36%) Cisco
14 77 (15.94%) Network Security
15 73 (15.11%) Wireless
16 72 (14.91%) Risk Management
17 68 (14.08%) SC Cleared
18 66 (13.66%) Enterprise Architecture
19 57 (11.80%) Management Information System
20 56 (11.59%) WAN
20 56 (11.59%) Windows
20 56 (11.59%) CheckPoint
21 54 (11.18%) SIEM
22 49 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
22 49 (10.14%) PKI
22 49 (10.14%) Information Assurance
23 45 (9.32%) LAN
24 44 (9.11%) VMware
25 43 (8.90%) ITIL
26 42 (8.70%) Analytical Skills

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 6 (1.24%) IIS
2 5 (1.04%) Apache
3 4 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.83%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.21%) Drupal
5 1 (0.21%) WordPress
5 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.14%) SaaS
2 14 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.66%) IaaS
5 6 (1.24%) PaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 174 (36.02%) Firewall
2 77 (15.94%) Network Security
3 73 (15.11%) Wireless
4 56 (11.59%) WAN
5 45 (9.32%) LAN
6 36 (7.45%) VPN
7 35 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (4.76%) SSL
9 22 (4.55%) MPLS
10 20 (4.14%) EIGRP
11 19 (3.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 17 (3.52%) ATM
13 14 (2.90%) DHCP
13 14 (2.90%) Internet
13 14 (2.90%) TACACS
14 13 (2.69%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (2.69%) HSRP
15 12 (2.48%) SAN
16 10 (2.07%) Kerberos
16 10 (2.07%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.07%) SQL Server
1 10 (2.07%) Oracle Database
2 8 (1.66%) Big Data
3 6 (1.24%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.24%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.21%) ReSharper
1 1 (0.21%) Moq
1 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
General
1 109 (22.57%) Finance
2 38 (7.87%) Retail
3 33 (6.83%) Legal
4 20 (4.14%) Law
5 17 (3.52%) Banking
6 16 (3.31%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.04%) Electronics
8 4 (0.83%) Publishing
9 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.41%) Military
9 2 (0.41%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.11%) Middleware
2 13 (2.69%) JSP
3 8 (1.66%) SAML
4 7 (1.45%) J2EE
5 6 (1.24%) Web Services
6 4 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.62%) REST
8 2 (0.41%) XML
8 2 (0.41%) JSON
8 2 (0.41%) OAuth
9 1 (0.21%) .NET
9 1 (0.21%) WPF
9 1 (0.21%) LAMP
9 1 (0.21%) WinForms
9 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.21%) WSDL
9 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.21%) COM
9 1 (0.21%) SOAP
9 1 (0.21%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.80%) Management Information System
2 49 (10.14%) PKI
3 42 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (8.07%) CESG
5 23 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
6 18 (3.73%) RMADS
7 14 (2.90%) GIS
8 10 (2.07%) Cryptography
9 9 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.86%) BYOD
10 7 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.45%) FMCG
10 7 (1.45%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.04%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.83%) Clustering
13 4 (0.83%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.83%) Online Banking
14 3 (0.62%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.59%) Windows
2 32 (6.63%) Linux
3 31 (6.42%) UNIX
4 8 (1.66%) Solaris
4 8 (1.66%) AIX
5 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.24%) CentOS
7 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.04%) HPUX
8 4 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (56.31%) Security Architecture
2 229 (47.41%) Information Security
3 134 (27.74%) TOGAF
4 90 (18.63%) Cyber Security
5 84 (17.39%) SABSA
6 72 (14.91%) Risk Management
7 66 (13.66%) Enterprise Architecture
8 54 (11.18%) SIEM
9 49 (10.14%) Information Assurance
10 43 (8.90%) ITIL
11 37 (7.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 36 (7.45%) Identity Management
13 33 (6.83%) Penetration Testing
14 29 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (5.80%) Security Management
16 23 (4.76%) E-Commerce
16 23 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
17 22 (4.55%) Data Protection
17 22 (4.55%) UML
17 22 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.45%) C
2 10 (2.07%) Java
3 7 (1.45%) SQL
4 3 (0.62%) VBScript
5 2 (0.41%) Perl
5 2 (0.41%) C#
5 2 (0.41%) Ruby
5 2 (0.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.41%) R
6 1 (0.21%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 209 (43.27%) CISSP
2 103 (21.33%) Security Cleared
3 96 (19.88%) CISM
4 68 (14.08%) SC Cleared
5 49 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (8.28%) DV Cleared
7 35 (7.25%) Degree
8 30 (6.21%) CCNP
9 26 (5.38%) CCNA
10 15 (3.11%) SSCP
11 14 (2.90%) CCIE
12 12 (2.48%) CEH
13 10 (2.07%) ISSAP
14 9 (1.86%) GIAC
15 6 (1.24%) CISA
16 5 (1.04%) ISSEP
16 5 (1.04%) SAP Certification
17 4 (0.83%) CRISC
17 4 (0.83%) JNCIA
17 4 (0.83%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (18.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (17.60%) PCI DSS
3 39 (8.07%) COBIT
4 15 (3.11%) JSP 440
5 6 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.04%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.83%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.62%) QA
9 2 (0.41%) Basel II
10 1 (0.21%) CESG Infosec
10 1 (0.21%) COSO
System Software
1 22 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.04%) vSphere
5 2 (0.41%) KVM
5 2 (0.41%) XenServer
6 1 (0.21%) Snort
6 1 (0.21%) vCloud
6 1 (0.21%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 17 (3.52%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (1.86%) Nessus
3 8 (1.66%) Tivoli
3 8 (1.66%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (0.62%) SCCM
6 2 (0.41%) Puppet
6 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.21%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 79 (16.36%) Cisco
2 56 (11.59%) CheckPoint
3 44 (9.11%) VMware
4 36 (7.45%) McAfee
5 31 (6.42%) Microsoft
6 30 (6.21%) SAP
6 30 (6.21%) Juniper
7 24 (4.97%) Oracle
8 22 (4.55%) IBM
8 22 (4.55%) F5
9 17 (3.52%) Riverbed
9 17 (3.52%) SolarWinds
10 14 (2.90%) Fortinet
11 12 (2.48%) HP
12 9 (1.86%) BT
12 9 (1.86%) LogRhythm
13 8 (1.66%) Qualys
13 8 (1.66%) Citrix
13 8 (1.66%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.45%) Sun
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Salary: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Boonus and Benefits
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Salary: £40,000k-£70,000k
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Salary: £200000 per annum + bonus, pension
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Salary: Market related
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Salary: Highly Competitive
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