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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 569 657 755
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +98
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 386 310 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 299 239 160
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £69,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +100 353 £72,500 +3.57% 21
London +85 152 £72,500 +1.75% 11
South East +48 92 £72,500 +20.83% 4
Berkshire +15 34 £72,500 +3.57% 1
West Midlands -2 30 £73,750 +5.35% 2
Reading +42 28 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Surrey +23 23 £67,500 +22.72% 2
North West +14 23 £71,000 +1.42% 2
Birmingham +2 23 £70,000 +3.70% 1
City of London +63 22 £80,000 +23.07% 3
Yorkshire +30 16 £67,500 -3.57% 1
West Yorkshire +28 16 £67,500 -3.57% 1
South West +22 16 £70,000 - 1
Hampshire +8 16 £87,500 +14.75%
Manchester -5 16 £77,500 +12.31% 2
East of England +15 14 £70,000 +16.66%
Leeds +40 13 £65,000 -7.14%
Bristol +33 13 £70,000 -
Leatherhead - 13 £65,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +36 12 £72,500 +31.81% 1
Hertfordshire +21 11 £70,000 +12.00%
Milton Keynes +30 9 £72,500 +31.81%
Edinburgh +5 8 £62,500 -8.08% 1
Scotland +5 8 £62,500 -8.08% 1
St Albans - 8 £70,000 -
Guildford +6 5 - -
Farnborough - 5 - -
Kent - 5 £65,000 -
Merseyside - 5 £62,500 -
Liverpool - 4 £62,500 -

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 416 (54.03%) Security Architecture
2 334 (43.38%) CISSP
3 331 (42.99%) Information Security
4 300 (38.96%) Cybersecurity
5 263 (34.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 217 (28.18%) TOGAF
7 216 (28.05%) Security Cleared
8 213 (27.66%) SC Cleared
9 192 (24.94%) Finance
10 170 (22.08%) Firewall
11 152 (19.74%) CISM
12 131 (17.01%) Data Protection
13 117 (15.19%) PCI DSS
14 114 (14.81%) Network Security
15 109 (14.16%) Identity Management
16 108 (14.03%) Presales
17 104 (13.51%) Management Information System
17 104 (13.51%) SABSA
18 101 (13.12%) Agile Software Development
19 90 (11.69%) Risk Management
19 90 (11.69%) Security Operations
20 89 (11.56%) Microsoft
21 84 (10.91%) PKI
22 83 (10.78%) Degree
23 77 (10.00%) Windows
24 76 (9.87%) Enterprise Architecture
25 75 (9.74%) Security Operations Centre
26 74 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
27 73 (9.48%) VPN
28 72 (9.35%) ITIL

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 44 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.95%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.43%) IIS
4 9 (1.17%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.13%) CMS
8 1 (0.13%) SAS
8 1 (0.13%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 7 (0.91%) MS Excel
1 7 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
1 7 (0.91%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (6.10%) PaaS
3 42 (5.45%) SaaS
4 35 (4.55%) IaaS
4 35 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.17%) OpenShift
6 8 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.39%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.26%) Office 365
8 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 170 (22.08%) Firewall
2 114 (14.81%) Network Security
3 73 (9.48%) VPN
4 51 (6.62%) LAN
5 42 (5.45%) WAN
6 24 (3.12%) DNS
7 15 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (1.56%) HTTP
9 9 (1.17%) Internet
9 9 (1.17%) SSL
9 9 (1.17%) Wireless
10 8 (1.04%) DHCP
11 7 (0.91%) MPLS
11 7 (0.91%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.78%) SAN
13 5 (0.65%) VLAN
14 4 (0.52%) Extranet
14 4 (0.52%) Intranet
14 4 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.17%) Big Data
2 8 (1.04%) MySQL
2 8 (1.04%) NoSQL
3 4 (0.52%) OLAP
3 4 (0.52%) OLTP
4 3 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (0.39%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.39%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.26%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.13%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (0.52%) sqlmap
2 3 (0.39%) FindBugs
3 2 (0.26%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.13%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.13%) Hudson
4 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 192 (24.94%) Finance
2 66 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 47 (6.10%) Banking
4 33 (4.29%) Retail
5 24 (3.12%) Legal
6 19 (2.47%) Local Government
7 11 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.17%) Marketing
9 8 (1.04%) Electronics
10 6 (0.78%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.65%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.65%) Law
12 4 (0.52%) Publishing
13 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.26%) Games
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Back Office
15 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.42%) Web Services
2 28 (3.64%) .NET
3 11 (1.43%) RESTful
4 8 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (1.04%) SOAP
5 5 (0.65%) Middleware
5 5 (0.65%) REST
6 4 (0.52%) JSON
6 4 (0.52%) XML
7 3 (0.39%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.39%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.39%) GWT
7 3 (0.39%) OAuth
7 3 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (0.39%) SAML
7 3 (0.39%) Vaadin
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.26%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.26%) WCF
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 104 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 84 (10.91%) PKI
3 75 (9.74%) Security Operations Centre
4 50 (6.49%) CESG
5 45 (5.84%) Data Centre
6 41 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (5.19%) Cryptography
8 32 (4.16%) Computer Science
9 22 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 19 (2.47%) PMI
11 15 (1.95%) BYOD
11 15 (1.95%) Mathematics
12 13 (1.69%) EPoS
13 12 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
13 12 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (1.30%) Cyber Attack
15 8 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.91%) iPad
17 6 (0.78%) Algorithms
17 6 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 77 (10.00%) Windows
2 26 (3.38%) Linux
3 11 (1.43%) Unix
4 8 (1.04%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.65%) Mesosphere
6 4 (0.52%) Android
6 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.26%) AIX
7 2 (0.26%) CentOS
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (54.03%) Security Architecture
2 331 (42.99%) Information Security
3 300 (38.96%) Cybersecurity
4 217 (28.18%) TOGAF
5 131 (17.01%) Data Protection
6 109 (14.16%) Identity Management
7 108 (14.03%) Presales
8 104 (13.51%) SABSA
9 101 (13.12%) Agile Software Development
10 90 (11.69%) Risk Management
10 90 (11.69%) Security Operations
11 76 (9.87%) Enterprise Architecture
12 74 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 72 (9.35%) ITIL
14 70 (9.09%) Fraud Detection
14 70 (9.09%) Threat Analysis
15 69 (8.96%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 69 (8.96%) Network Design
16 66 (8.57%) SDLC
17 60 (7.79%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (4.94%) Java
2 30 (3.90%) SQL
3 22 (2.86%) C
4 19 (2.47%) C#
5 18 (2.34%) Python
6 13 (1.69%) C++
7 8 (1.04%) Perl
7 8 (1.04%) R
8 4 (0.52%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.52%) PHP
8 4 (0.52%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.52%) Ruby
8 4 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 334 (43.38%) CISSP
2 216 (28.05%) Security Cleared
3 213 (27.66%) SC Cleared
4 152 (19.74%) CISM
5 83 (10.78%) Degree
6 70 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
7 66 (8.57%) DV Cleared
8 60 (7.79%) CISA
9 59 (7.66%) CLAS
10 44 (5.71%) CEH
11 36 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
11 36 (4.68%) SANS
12 35 (4.55%) GIAC
13 19 (2.47%) PMI Certification
14 18 (2.34%) CRISC
15 13 (1.69%) IISP
16 12 (1.56%) CCNP
16 12 (1.56%) CISMP
17 10 (1.30%) CCIE
17 10 (1.30%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (34.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 117 (15.19%) PCI DSS
3 70 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 41 (5.32%) COBIT
5 14 (1.82%) HIPAA
6 11 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.78%) ISAE 3402
7 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.78%) ISO27005
8 5 (0.65%) GPG13
9 4 (0.52%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.26%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.13%) QA
System Software
1 66 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.17%) Docker
3 9 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.78%) XenApp
4 6 (0.78%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.26%) vSphere
7 2 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.17%) Nessus
3 8 (1.04%) StatsD
4 7 (0.91%) Puppet
5 6 (0.78%) QRadar
5 6 (0.78%) RSA Security Analytics
6 5 (0.65%) Mesos
7 4 (0.52%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.39%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.26%) SCCM
10 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 89 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 62 (8.05%) Cisco
3 30 (3.90%) Oracle
4 28 (3.64%) CheckPoint
5 23 (2.99%) VMware
6 22 (2.86%) Splunk
7 17 (2.21%) IBM
8 15 (1.95%) F5
8 15 (1.95%) Intel Security
9 14 (1.82%) Palo Alto
9 14 (1.82%) Qualys
10 13 (1.69%) Juniper
11 11 (1.43%) SAP
11 11 (1.43%) Symantec
12 10 (1.30%) Fortinet
12 10 (1.30%) Intel
13 9 (1.17%) ArcSight
13 9 (1.17%) Citrix
14 8 (1.04%) Cyber-Ark
15 7 (0.91%) Trend Micro
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