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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 652 657 657
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 263 238 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 214 158 175
Average salary £67,500 £72,500 £69,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% +5.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £92,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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
(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 -11 259 £67,500 -6.89% 37
London +21 105 £75,000 - 14
South East +16 87 £65,000 -7.14% 10
Berkshire +26 51 £69,000 -1.42% 4
East of England -26 25 £58,200 -24.90% 3
Surrey +1 24 £60,000 -14.28% 2
East Midlands +27 23 £55,000 -10.20% 3
Leicestershire +37 22 £55,000 -10.20% 3
Reading +4 21 £80,000 +14.28% 1
Leicester +41 20 £55,000 -10.20% 2
City of London +16 15 £75,000 -3.22% 4
Guildford +1 15 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Hampshire -22 11 £71,500 +2.14% 3
Suffolk -2 10 £55,000 -29.03%
Ipswich -2 9 £55,000 -29.03%
Hertfordshire -17 9 £70,000 -
South West -2 8 £56,250 -6.25% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £70,000 -
West Midlands -9 5 £62,500 -
Bracknell -15 5 £79,050 +43.72%
Swindon - 5 - -
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Essex -2 4 £62,500 -16.66%
North West -20 4 £66,250 -47.00% 2
Staines - 4 £62,500 - 1
Basingstoke +3 3 - -
Birmingham -24 3 - -
Cheshire -7 2 £57,500 - 1
Scotland -9 2 £65,000 -48.00% 3
Gloucestershire - 2 £57,500 - 3

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 234 (51.66%) Security Architecture
2 205 (45.25%) Information Security
3 175 (38.63%) CISSP
4 142 (31.35%) Firewall
5 140 (30.91%) Finance
6 121 (26.71%) TOGAF
7 115 (25.39%) Security Cleared
8 105 (23.18%) Risk Management
9 95 (20.97%) SABSA
10 90 (19.87%) CISM
11 79 (17.44%) SC Cleared
12 75 (16.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 69 (15.23%) Windows
14 67 (14.79%) Network Security
15 64 (14.13%) Management Information System
16 63 (13.91%) Identity Management
16 63 (13.91%) Cyber Security
17 62 (13.69%) Enterprise Architecture
18 58 (12.80%) PCI DSS
19 54 (11.92%) CESG
20 53 (11.70%) Oracle
21 48 (10.60%) PKI
22 47 (10.38%) Wireless
22 47 (10.38%) SOA
23 46 (10.15%) VMware
23 46 (10.15%) COBIT
24 45 (9.93%) Banking
25 44 (9.71%) Penetration Testing
25 44 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
26 41 (9.05%) ITIL

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 24 (5.30%) IIS
2 10 (2.21%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.22%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 1 (0.22%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.77%) PaaS
3 3 (0.66%) SaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 142 (31.35%) Firewall
2 67 (14.79%) Network Security
3 47 (10.38%) Wireless
4 29 (6.40%) SAN
5 22 (4.86%) WAN
6 21 (4.64%) LAN
7 19 (4.19%) Internet
7 19 (4.19%) MPLS
8 16 (3.53%) 3GPP
8 16 (3.53%) IPv6
8 16 (3.53%) LTE
8 16 (3.53%) NAS
8 16 (3.53%) Software-Defined Networking
9 15 (3.31%) Kerberos
10 13 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (2.43%) VPN
12 8 (1.77%) HTTPS
12 8 (1.77%) LDAP
12 8 (1.77%) HTTP
13 7 (1.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.52%) Oracle Database
2 21 (4.64%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.21%) RDBMS
3 10 (2.21%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.32%) Big Data
5 5 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.66%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.22%) Rational Rose
General
1 140 (30.91%) Finance
2 45 (9.93%) Banking
3 36 (7.95%) Telecoms
4 32 (7.06%) Legal
5 24 (5.30%) Retail
6 15 (3.31%) Law
7 11 (2.43%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.43%) Marketing
8 6 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.32%) Electronics
9 5 (1.10%) Local Government
10 4 (0.88%) Publishing
10 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.44%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) Military
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.95%) Web Services
2 19 (4.19%) SAML
3 18 (3.97%) Middleware
4 12 (2.65%) JMS
4 12 (2.65%) .NET
4 12 (2.65%) REST
5 11 (2.43%) XML
6 10 (2.21%) J2EE
6 10 (2.21%) Spring
6 10 (2.21%) Ajax
6 10 (2.21%) Java SE
7 9 (1.99%) JSON
7 9 (1.99%) OAuth
8 8 (1.77%) JSP
9 5 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.44%) Java EE
10 2 (0.44%) SOAP
10 2 (0.44%) XSD
10 2 (0.44%) WSDL
10 2 (0.44%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.13%) Management Information System
2 54 (11.92%) CESG
3 48 (10.60%) PKI
4 44 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (7.73%) RMADS
6 27 (5.96%) CESG CLAS
7 16 (3.53%) Economics
7 16 (3.53%) Clustering
8 10 (2.21%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.32%) GIS
10 5 (1.10%) Online Banking
10 5 (1.10%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.10%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.10%) Open Source
11 4 (0.88%) CCTV
11 4 (0.88%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.88%) Smartcard
12 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 69 (15.23%) Windows
2 38 (8.39%) Linux
3 34 (7.51%) UNIX
4 16 (3.53%) Solaris
5 15 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.65%) AIX
7 6 (1.32%) HPUX
7 6 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (1.10%) CentOS
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (51.66%) Security Architecture
2 205 (45.25%) Information Security
3 121 (26.71%) TOGAF
4 105 (23.18%) Risk Management
5 95 (20.97%) SABSA
6 63 (13.91%) Cyber Security
6 63 (13.91%) Identity Management
7 62 (13.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 47 (10.38%) SOA
9 44 (9.71%) Penetration Testing
10 41 (9.05%) ITIL
11 39 (8.61%) SIEM
12 37 (8.17%) Information Assurance
13 31 (6.84%) UML
14 27 (5.96%) Network Design
15 25 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (4.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 18 (3.97%) Zachman Framework
19 17 (3.75%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.64%) Java
2 13 (2.87%) C
3 4 (0.88%) VBScript
4 3 (0.66%) Python
4 3 (0.66%) SQL
5 2 (0.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 175 (38.63%) CISSP
2 115 (25.39%) Security Cleared
3 90 (19.87%) CISM
4 79 (17.44%) SC Cleared
5 36 (7.95%) Degree
6 29 (6.40%) DV Cleared
7 20 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (3.97%) CCNP
9 15 (3.31%) CISA
10 12 (2.65%) CEH
11 11 (2.43%) SSCP
12 7 (1.55%) GIAC
12 7 (1.55%) CCDP
12 7 (1.55%) CSSLP
13 6 (1.32%) JNCIE
13 6 (1.32%) CCIE
14 5 (1.10%) CCNA
15 4 (0.88%) CRISC
16 3 (0.66%) PMI Certification
17 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (16.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (12.80%) PCI DSS
3 46 (10.15%) COBIT
4 21 (4.64%) JSP 440
5 10 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.10%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.88%) Basel II
8 3 (0.66%) QA
9 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.22%) CESG Infosec
10 1 (0.22%) COSO
System Software
1 35 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (7.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.77%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.10%) vSphere
6 3 (0.66%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (1.99%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.22%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.22%) SCCM
2 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 53 (11.70%) Oracle
2 46 (10.15%) VMware
3 33 (7.28%) Microsoft
4 30 (6.62%) Cisco
4 30 (6.62%) Citrix
5 24 (5.30%) McAfee
6 21 (4.64%) SAP
7 17 (3.75%) CheckPoint
8 16 (3.53%) Juniper
9 9 (1.99%) IBM
9 9 (1.99%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.77%) Blue Coat
10 8 (1.77%) Sourcefire
10 8 (1.77%) Sun
10 8 (1.77%) CA
11 7 (1.55%) BT
11 7 (1.55%) F5
12 6 (1.32%) Splunk
12 6 (1.32%) Tripwire
13 5 (1.10%) NetIQ
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Salary: benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Competitive and dependent on upon level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum To £90K + car + package and excellent bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + pension, benefits, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + pension, benefits, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + pension, benefits, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £39500 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
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Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 - 80000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 10% bonus + car
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
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