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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 517 684 694
Rank change year-on-year
+167 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 394 293 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 327 234 240
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £69,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year
- +9.80%

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
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 2016 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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +180 368 £75,000 +3.44% 41
London +154 216 £80,000 +10.34% 24
South East +99 73 £75,000 +7.14% 5
Berkshire +63 40 £75,000 +7.14% 5
City of London +54 29 £90,000 +19.80% 11
South West +36 27 £80,000 +18.51%
East of England -3 19 £85,000 +6.25% 3
Reading +47 12 £70,000 +9.80% 2
Hertfordshire +4 12 £85,000 - 1
Hampshire +9 10 £61,250 -5.76%
Gloucestershire - 10 £65,000 -
West Midlands -21 9 £70,000 - 3
Surrey +25 8 £90,000 +33.33%
Wiltshire +23 8 £80,000 +28.51%
Swindon +20 8 £80,000 +25.98%
Yorkshire - 8 £62,500 -
Wales +5 7 £52,000 -25.71% 2
South Wales +3 7 £52,000 -25.71% 2
Newport - 7 £52,000 - 1
Bristol - 7 £92,500 -
Cambridgeshire +7 6 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £77,500 -
North West -16 6 £65,000 +6.12% 3
West Yorkshire - 5 £62,500 -
Cambridge - 5 - -
Gloucester - 5 £65,000 -
Leeds - 5 £62,500 -
Milton Keynes +7 4 £75,000 -6.25%
Kent - 4 £80,000 -
Slough +21 3 £90,000 +20.00%

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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.

1 344 (46.55%) Security Architecture
2 306 (41.41%) Information Security
3 296 (40.05%) CISSP
4 214 (28.96%) Cybersecurity
5 197 (26.66%) Firewall
6 188 (25.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 165 (22.33%) CISM
8 164 (22.19%) Security Cleared
9 153 (20.70%) TOGAF
10 152 (20.57%) Presales
11 151 (20.43%) SC Cleared
12 148 (20.03%) Cisco
13 140 (18.94%) Network Security
14 129 (17.46%) Finance
15 128 (17.32%) CISA
16 126 (17.05%) Data Protection
17 117 (15.83%) PCI DSS
18 109 (14.75%) SIEM
19 100 (13.53%) SABSA
20 95 (12.86%) Management Information System
21 86 (11.64%) Degree
22 85 (11.50%) Risk Management
23 77 (10.42%) Data Centre
24 75 (10.15%) CEH
25 72 (9.74%) CheckPoint
26 69 (9.34%) Cisco ASA
27 68 (9.20%) PKI
27 68 (9.20%) VMware
27 68 (9.20%) Penetration Testing
28 67 (9.07%) Security Operations

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 26 (3.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (1.62%) WebLogic
2 12 (1.62%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.49%) JBoss
4 10 (1.35%) Apache
5 7 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.54%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.14%) IIS
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.14%) MS Project
2 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (3.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.08%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 65 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.62%) SaaS
4 10 (1.35%) PaaS
5 7 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.95%) IaaS
6 3 (0.41%) G Suite
7 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 197 (26.66%) Firewall
2 140 (18.94%) Network Security
3 69 (9.34%) Cisco ASA
4 63 (8.53%) VPN
5 52 (7.04%) WAN
6 35 (4.74%) DNS
7 30 (4.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 30 (4.06%) LAN
8 28 (3.79%) MPLS
8 28 (3.79%) SAN
9 20 (2.71%) HTTP
10 19 (2.57%) DHCP
11 18 (2.44%) Wireless
12 17 (2.30%) VoIP
13 16 (2.17%) SSL
14 15 (2.03%) Fibre Channel
14 15 (2.03%) iSCSI
15 14 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (1.76%) LDAP
17 11 (1.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.36%) Big Data
2 29 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.08%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.54%) OLAP
6 4 (0.54%) OLTP
7 3 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.41%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.14%) GIS
9 1 (0.14%) MySQL
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.14%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (1.49%) AppScan
1 11 (1.49%) Burp Suite
1 11 (1.49%) Paros
2 5 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
General
1 129 (17.46%) Finance
2 37 (5.01%) Legal
2 37 (5.01%) Retail
3 28 (3.79%) Banking
3 28 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 15 (2.03%) Games
6 12 (1.62%) Advertising
7 9 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.22%) Local Government
8 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.54%) Marketing
9 4 (0.54%) Publishing
10 3 (0.41%) Back Office
10 3 (0.41%) Electronics
10 3 (0.41%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.03%) Web Services
2 11 (1.49%) .NET
3 10 (1.35%) AngularJS
3 10 (1.35%) SOAP
4 8 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (0.95%) Node.js
5 7 (0.95%) RESTful
6 6 (0.81%) OpenID
6 6 (0.81%) SAML
7 5 (0.68%) OAuth2
8 4 (0.54%) Middleware
9 3 (0.41%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.41%) GWT
9 3 (0.41%) JAAS
9 3 (0.41%) REST
9 3 (0.41%) Vaadin
10 2 (0.27%) WCF
10 2 (0.27%) WF
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 95 (12.86%) Management Information System
2 77 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 68 (9.20%) PKI
4 44 (5.95%) CESG
5 40 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 39 (5.28%) Security Operations Centre
7 37 (5.01%) Computer Science
8 29 (3.92%) Cryptography
9 28 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (3.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (1.76%) CESG CLAS
11 10 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (1.35%) Statistics
12 9 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (1.22%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.95%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.95%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.31%) Windows
2 48 (6.50%) Linux
3 28 (3.79%) Unix
4 14 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.76%) CentOS
6 7 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.68%) Android
8 3 (0.41%) AIX
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) Debian
9 1 (0.14%) SUSE
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (46.55%) Security Architecture
2 306 (41.41%) Information Security
3 214 (28.96%) Cybersecurity
4 153 (20.70%) TOGAF
5 152 (20.57%) Presales
6 126 (17.05%) Data Protection
7 109 (14.75%) SIEM
8 100 (13.53%) SABSA
9 85 (11.50%) Risk Management
10 68 (9.20%) Penetration Testing
11 67 (9.07%) Security Operations
12 58 (7.85%) Identity Management
12 58 (7.85%) Project Management
13 55 (7.44%) ITIL
13 55 (7.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 54 (7.31%) Fraud Detection
15 53 (7.17%) Identity Access Management
16 52 (7.04%) Network Design
16 52 (7.04%) Risk Assessment
17 46 (6.22%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (7.85%) Java
2 48 (6.50%) C
3 25 (3.38%) Python
4 18 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.03%) SQL
6 12 (1.62%) Ruby
7 10 (1.35%) Perl
8 9 (1.22%) PowerShell
9 7 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.54%) PHP
11 2 (0.27%) C#
11 2 (0.27%) C++
12 1 (0.14%) R
12 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 296 (40.05%) CISSP
2 165 (22.33%) CISM
3 164 (22.19%) Security Cleared
4 151 (20.43%) SC Cleared
5 128 (17.32%) CISA
6 86 (11.64%) Degree
7 75 (10.15%) CEH
8 62 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
9 54 (7.31%) DV Cleared
10 51 (6.90%) CESG Certified Professional
11 50 (6.77%) GIAC
12 36 (4.87%) CCIE
12 36 (4.87%) SANS
13 33 (4.47%) CLAS
14 25 (3.38%) GCED
14 25 (3.38%) GCFA
14 25 (3.38%) GPPA
14 25 (3.38%) GSNA
14 25 (3.38%) GSSP-JAVA
14 25 (3.38%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (25.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 117 (15.83%) PCI DSS
3 53 (7.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (1.89%) COBIT
5 13 (1.76%) GPG13
5 13 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 12 (1.62%) QA
7 7 (0.95%) ISO27002
8 6 (0.81%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.81%) RMADS
9 5 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.27%) BS7799
11 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.14%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 9 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.22%) XenApp
4 9 (1.22%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.68%) Xen
7 3 (0.41%) Docker
7 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.41%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.41%) vSphere
8 2 (0.27%) Firmware
8 2 (0.27%) IAG
8 2 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (2.84%) QRadar
2 15 (2.03%) RSA Security Analytics
3 14 (1.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (1.49%) HP Fortify
4 11 (1.49%) WebInspect
5 6 (0.81%) FortiGate
5 6 (0.81%) Puppet
6 5 (0.68%) Ansible
6 5 (0.68%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.27%) Nessus
7 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.27%) SCCM
8 1 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.14%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.14%) StatsD
8 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 148 (20.03%) Cisco
2 72 (9.74%) CheckPoint
3 68 (9.20%) VMware
4 62 (8.39%) Palo Alto
5 52 (7.04%) Juniper
6 51 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 38 (5.14%) Oracle
7 38 (5.14%) Splunk
8 37 (5.01%) F5
9 26 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (2.71%) AlgoSec
10 20 (2.71%) IBM
10 20 (2.71%) Symantec
11 18 (2.44%) Intel Security
12 17 (2.30%) Fortinet
12 17 (2.30%) Intel
13 16 (2.17%) Cyber-Ark
13 16 (2.17%) FireEye
13 16 (2.17%) HP
14 15 (2.03%) Lancope
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Salary: £75,000 - £90,000
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Edinburgh & Lothians
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Salary: £75,000 - £90,000
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