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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 593 685 741
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 382 294 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 312 227 203
Average salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 +81 370 £70,500 -2.75% 37
London +69 187 £75,000 - 19
South East +36 92 £70,000 - 10
Berkshire +12 35 £69,625 -0.53% 2
City of London +44 30 £72,500 +3.57% 3
Surrey +22 27 £70,000 +27.27% 3
West Midlands -7 26 £62,500 -16.66% 1
Birmingham 0 25 £62,500 -16.66%
South West +9 20 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Reading +22 18 £72,500 -3.33% 1
East of England +26 17 £80,000 +8.47% 4
Buckinghamshire +31 14 £70,000 +3.70%
North West +28 13 £68,500 +11.90% 1
Bristol +10 13 £62,500 -13.79% 1
Manchester +8 13 £68,500 -
Milton Keynes +30 10 £70,000 +3.70%
Leatherhead - 10 £70,000 -
Hampshire -8 9 £80,000 - 3
Bedfordshire - 8 £80,000 - 2
Luton - 6 £80,000 -
Hertfordshire +21 5 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £66,250 -
Bracknell -7 4 £69,250 -1.07%
Amersham - 4 £73,750 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £70,000 -
Yorkshire +18 3 £65,000 -
South Wales -2 3 - -
Basingstoke -2 3 £80,000 -5.88% 1
Guildford -3 3 - - 1
Cardiff -5 3 - -

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 360 (52.55%) Security Architecture
2 326 (47.59%) Information Security
3 304 (44.38%) CISSP
4 284 (41.46%) Cybersecurity
5 235 (34.31%) Finance
6 223 (32.55%) TOGAF
7 166 (24.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 156 (22.77%) Security Cleared
9 148 (21.61%) Firewall
10 146 (21.31%) SC Cleared
11 137 (20.00%) CISM
12 124 (18.10%) SABSA
13 100 (14.60%) Management Information System
13 100 (14.60%) Data Protection
14 98 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
15 96 (14.01%) Identity Management
16 93 (13.58%) PCI DSS
17 90 (13.14%) Enterprise Architecture
18 87 (12.70%) Degree
19 81 (11.82%) Network Security
20 76 (11.09%) ITIL
21 73 (10.66%) Risk Management
21 73 (10.66%) Security Operations
22 67 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
22 67 (9.78%) COBIT
23 64 (9.34%) SDLC
24 63 (9.20%) PKI
24 63 (9.20%) Penetration Testing
24 63 (9.20%) Telecoms
25 61 (8.91%) CISA

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 37 (5.40%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.04%) IIS
4 9 (1.31%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.15%) CMS
8 1 (0.15%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 10 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.96%) PaaS
3 28 (4.09%) SaaS
4 25 (3.65%) IaaS
5 24 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.31%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.58%) Office 365
9 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 148 (21.61%) Firewall
2 81 (11.82%) Network Security
3 44 (6.42%) VPN
4 30 (4.38%) LAN
5 26 (3.80%) WAN
6 21 (3.07%) Wireless
7 18 (2.63%) DNS
8 17 (2.48%) TCP/IP
9 14 (2.04%) SSL
10 13 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (1.46%) Internet
13 8 (1.17%) SAN
14 7 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (0.88%) HTTP
16 5 (0.73%) MPLS
17 4 (0.58%) Skype
18 3 (0.44%) VLAN
19 2 (0.29%) VoIP
19 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.75%) Big Data
2 7 (1.02%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.44%) GIS
4 3 (0.44%) MySQL
5 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Hudson
1 5 (0.73%) sqlmap
2 4 (0.58%) FindBugs
General
1 235 (34.31%) Finance
2 63 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 46 (6.72%) Banking
4 27 (3.94%) Legal
5 18 (2.63%) Retail
6 12 (1.75%) Local Government
7 8 (1.17%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.17%) Games
8 7 (1.02%) Publishing
9 6 (0.88%) Electronics
9 6 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.73%) Marketing
11 4 (0.58%) Law
11 4 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.38%) Web Services
2 28 (4.09%) .NET
3 9 (1.31%) Middleware
4 5 (0.73%) RESTful
5 4 (0.58%) JSON
6 3 (0.44%) J2EE
6 3 (0.44%) OAuth
6 3 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.44%) SAML
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.29%) REST
7 2 (0.29%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.29%) XML
7 2 (0.29%) XSD
8 1 (0.15%) OpenID
8 1 (0.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (14.60%) Management Information System
2 63 (9.20%) PKI
3 55 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (7.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 48 (7.01%) CESG
6 36 (5.26%) Data Centre
7 31 (4.53%) Computer Science
8 30 (4.38%) Cryptography
9 23 (3.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 23 (3.36%) Mathematics
10 22 (3.21%) PMI
11 15 (2.19%) BYOD
12 11 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
13 9 (1.31%) CESG CLAS
13 9 (1.31%) Mainframe
13 9 (1.31%) Private Cloud
14 8 (1.17%) Cyber Attack
14 8 (1.17%) EPoS
15 6 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 60 (8.76%) Windows
2 12 (1.75%) Linux
3 7 (1.02%) Unix
4 5 (0.73%) Mesosphere
5 3 (0.44%) AIX
6 1 (0.15%) Solaris
6 1 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (52.55%) Security Architecture
2 326 (47.59%) Information Security
3 284 (41.46%) Cybersecurity
4 223 (32.55%) TOGAF
5 124 (18.10%) SABSA
6 100 (14.60%) Data Protection
7 98 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
8 96 (14.01%) Identity Management
9 90 (13.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 76 (11.09%) ITIL
11 73 (10.66%) Risk Management
11 73 (10.66%) Security Operations
12 67 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 64 (9.34%) SDLC
14 63 (9.20%) Penetration Testing
15 60 (8.76%) Threat Analysis
16 56 (8.18%) Presales
17 53 (7.74%) Security Testing
18 51 (7.45%) Fraud Detection
18 51 (7.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.23%) Java
2 20 (2.92%) SQL
3 19 (2.77%) C#
4 17 (2.48%) C
5 8 (1.17%) C++
6 7 (1.02%) Python
7 5 (0.73%) Perl
8 4 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.44%) R
10 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 304 (44.38%) CISSP
2 156 (22.77%) Security Cleared
3 146 (21.31%) SC Cleared
4 137 (20.00%) CISM
5 87 (12.70%) Degree
6 61 (8.91%) CISA
7 58 (8.47%) CESG Certified Professional
8 50 (7.30%) CLAS
9 42 (6.13%) CEH
10 41 (5.99%) DV Cleared
11 39 (5.69%) SANS
12 36 (5.26%) GIAC
13 35 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (3.80%) CRISC
15 22 (3.21%) PMI Certification
16 18 (2.63%) IISP
17 14 (2.04%) CCNP
18 13 (1.90%) ISSAP
19 11 (1.61%) CCIE
20 9 (1.31%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (24.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (13.58%) PCI DSS
3 67 (9.78%) COBIT
4 42 (6.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 11 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.31%) HIPAA
7 7 (1.02%) QA
7 7 (1.02%) SSAE 16
8 6 (0.88%) ISAE 3402
8 6 (0.88%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.88%) ISO27005
9 4 (0.58%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.44%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.15%) BS25999
11 1 (0.15%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 54 (7.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.31%) Docker
3 8 (1.17%) ProxySG
4 6 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Firmware
6 1 (0.15%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.17%) Nessus
3 6 (0.88%) Puppet
4 5 (0.73%) Mesos
5 4 (0.58%) CFEngine
5 4 (0.58%) HP Fortify
5 4 (0.58%) QRadar
6 3 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.44%) StatsD
7 2 (0.29%) EnCase
8 1 (0.15%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.15%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.15%) Proventia
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (8.61%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.40%) Cisco
2 37 (5.40%) Oracle
3 24 (3.50%) Qualys
4 23 (3.36%) CheckPoint
5 20 (2.92%) Intel Security
6 19 (2.77%) Juniper
7 12 (1.75%) Blue Coat
7 12 (1.75%) F5
7 12 (1.75%) Splunk
8 11 (1.61%) ArcSight
8 11 (1.61%) SAP
9 10 (1.46%) IBM
10 9 (1.31%) Citrix
11 8 (1.17%) Symantec
12 6 (0.88%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (0.88%) HP
12 6 (0.88%) Tripwire
12 6 (0.88%) VMware
13 5 (0.73%) Riverbed
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Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £78000 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
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Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus/Car/Benefits
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Montash
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Package
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Surrey
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