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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 667 701 707
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 214 193 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 161 125 114
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +25 210 £70,000 - 26
London +5 91 £71,250 -1.72% 11
South East -18 56 £70,000 - 7
Berkshire -22 24 £70,000 +12.00% 2
East Midlands +34 23 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Leicestershire +36 22 £55,000 -12.00% 2
City of London +2 20 £75,000 +3.44% 3
East of England -5 19 £56,400 -27.22% 2
Hampshire -7 16 £71,500 +2.14%
Leicester +35 15 £55,000 -12.00% 1
South West 0 15 £75,000 +25.00%
Surrey -1 13 £60,000 -14.28% 4
Reading -14 12 £67,500 +8.00%
Cambridgeshire +8 9 £56,400 -19.42% 2
Cambridge +3 8 £56,400 -19.42% 2
West Midlands -14 8 £75,000 +20.00%
Basingstoke - 7 - -
Bournemouth - 7 £75,000 -
Dorset - 7 £75,000 -
Hertfordshire -4 6 £70,000 -
Birmingham -10 6 £75,000 +5.26%
Swindon - 6 £87,500 -
Wiltshire - 6 £87,500 -
Ipswich -7 4 £55,000 -29.03%
Suffolk -10 4 £55,000 -29.03%
Staines - 4 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £75,000 -6.25%
Milton Keynes -4 3 £75,000 -25.00%
Guildford -5 3 £60,000 -40.00%
North West -9 3 £65,000 - 2

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 245 (55.06%) Security Architecture
2 211 (47.42%) Information Security
3 182 (40.90%) CISSP
4 168 (37.75%) Firewall
5 135 (30.34%) TOGAF
6 119 (26.74%) Finance
7 107 (24.04%) SABSA
8 99 (22.25%) Security Cleared
9 92 (20.67%) CISM
10 89 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 76 (17.08%) PCI DSS
12 75 (16.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 71 (15.96%) Management Information System
14 68 (15.28%) Network Security
15 65 (14.61%) SC Cleared
15 65 (14.61%) Windows
16 64 (14.38%) Wireless
17 60 (13.48%) Cyber Security
18 57 (12.81%) VMware
19 53 (11.91%) COBIT
19 53 (11.91%) Identity Management
20 52 (11.69%) Cisco
21 50 (11.24%) Enterprise Architecture
22 46 (10.34%) PKI
23 45 (10.11%) CESG
24 44 (9.89%) ITIL
25 43 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
26 42 (9.44%) Oracle
27 41 (9.21%) Penetration Testing
28 40 (8.99%) Banking

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (4.04%) IIS
2 8 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.35%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.45%) MS Office
2 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.22%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.12%) PaaS
3 4 (0.90%) SaaS
4 3 (0.67%) IaaS
5 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 168 (37.75%) Firewall
2 68 (15.28%) Network Security
3 64 (14.38%) Wireless
4 33 (7.42%) WAN
5 29 (6.52%) SAN
5 29 (6.52%) MPLS
6 28 (6.29%) LAN
7 23 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (3.82%) VPN
9 15 (3.37%) Kerberos
10 14 (3.15%) NAS
11 13 (2.92%) SSL
12 12 (2.70%) LTE
12 12 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (2.70%) Internet
13 11 (2.47%) 3GPP
13 11 (2.47%) IPv6
13 11 (2.47%) Software-Defined Networking
14 10 (2.25%) EIGRP
15 9 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.27%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.02%) RDBMS
3 9 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.35%) Big Data
4 6 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.22%) Rational Rose
General
1 119 (26.74%) Finance
2 40 (8.99%) Banking
3 37 (8.31%) Legal
4 31 (6.97%) Telecoms
5 29 (6.52%) Retail
6 9 (2.02%) Law
7 6 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.35%) Electronics
7 6 (1.35%) Marketing
8 5 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.90%) Local Government
10 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Military
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.60%) Middleware
2 14 (3.15%) Web Services
2 14 (3.15%) SAML
3 9 (2.02%) JSP
3 9 (2.02%) J2EE
4 8 (1.80%) REST
5 6 (1.35%) .NET
5 6 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (1.12%) JSON
6 5 (1.12%) XML
6 5 (1.12%) OAuth
7 4 (0.90%) JMS
7 4 (0.90%) Java SE
7 4 (0.90%) Spring
7 4 (0.90%) Ajax
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.22%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.96%) Management Information System
2 46 (10.34%) PKI
3 45 (10.11%) CESG
4 43 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (6.29%) CESG CLAS
6 24 (5.39%) RMADS
7 14 (3.15%) Clustering
8 11 (2.47%) Economics
9 9 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.80%) GIS
11 6 (1.35%) Open Source
11 6 (1.35%) Online Banking
12 5 (1.12%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.12%) Smart Meter
13 4 (0.90%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.67%) CMDB
14 3 (0.67%) Cryptography
14 3 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
15 2 (0.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 65 (14.61%) Windows
2 38 (8.54%) Linux
3 28 (6.29%) UNIX
4 15 (3.37%) AIX
5 13 (2.92%) Solaris
6 12 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.80%) CentOS
8 7 (1.57%) HPUX
8 7 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (55.06%) Security Architecture
2 211 (47.42%) Information Security
3 135 (30.34%) TOGAF
4 107 (24.04%) SABSA
5 89 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 60 (13.48%) Cyber Security
7 53 (11.91%) Identity Management
8 50 (11.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 44 (9.89%) ITIL
10 41 (9.21%) Penetration Testing
11 40 (8.99%) SIEM
12 39 (8.76%) Information Assurance
13 31 (6.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 28 (6.29%) SOA
15 22 (4.94%) UML
15 22 (4.94%) Change Management
16 21 (4.72%) Network Design
17 19 (4.27%) PRINCE
17 19 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (4.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.04%) C
2 15 (3.37%) Java
3 4 (0.90%) VBScript
3 4 (0.90%) C#
4 3 (0.67%) Python
4 3 (0.67%) SQL
5 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.45%) Perl
5 2 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 182 (40.90%) CISSP
2 99 (22.25%) Security Cleared
3 92 (20.67%) CISM
4 65 (14.61%) SC Cleared
5 31 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (5.62%) DV Cleared
7 24 (5.39%) Degree
8 21 (4.72%) CCNP
9 16 (3.60%) SSCP
10 14 (3.15%) CCNA
11 13 (2.92%) CISA
12 12 (2.70%) CEH
13 10 (2.25%) CCIE
14 9 (2.02%) GIAC
15 7 (1.57%) ISSAP
15 7 (1.57%) CSSLP
16 6 (1.35%) CCDP
16 6 (1.35%) JNCIE
17 5 (1.12%) ISSEP
18 3 (0.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (17.08%) PCI DSS
2 75 (16.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (11.91%) COBIT
4 13 (2.92%) JSP 440
5 10 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.35%) HIPAA
7 5 (1.12%) Basel II
8 2 (0.45%) QA
9 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.22%) COSO
9 1 (0.22%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 38 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.57%) vSphere
5 3 (0.67%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.45%) XenServer
6 2 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (2.02%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.57%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (0.67%) SCCM
4 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.45%) Puppet
5 1 (0.22%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 57 (12.81%) VMware
2 52 (11.69%) Cisco
3 42 (9.44%) Oracle
4 37 (8.31%) Microsoft
5 33 (7.42%) CheckPoint
6 29 (6.52%) Juniper
7 28 (6.29%) McAfee
8 27 (6.07%) Citrix
9 21 (4.72%) SAP
10 15 (3.37%) IBM
10 15 (3.37%) F5
11 10 (2.25%) Sun
11 10 (2.25%) Sourcefire
11 10 (2.25%) Blue Coat
12 9 (2.02%) BT
12 9 (2.02%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.02%) HP
13 8 (1.80%) CA
14 7 (1.57%) Riverbed
14 7 (1.57%) SolarWinds
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
DWP
Salary: From £54,990 to £67,440 per annum basic salary & pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Church International
Salary: £70,000 pa + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Can, Bonus + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingswood, Surrey
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum generous bonus and benefits scheme o
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + OT
Posted: 5 days ago
Twickenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds, LS19 6BA
EMIS
Salary: Competitive and dependent upon level of experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Lincolnshire
lincolnshire county council
Salary: From £45,517 to £52,297 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago