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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 708 621 583
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 197 257 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 143 176 250
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +10.71%

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 -59 192 £65,000 -10.34% 19
South East -14 71 £65,000 -18.75% 5
London -34 68 £75,000 +3.44% 5
Berkshire -6 33 £80,000 - 3
Reading -7 24 £80,000 -8.57% 3
Surrey +1 20 £63,750 -15.00% 2
Hampshire -14 16 £50,000 -25.09%
East of England -3 15 £55,000 -16.98%
East Midlands -5 14 £55,000 -4.34% 1
City of London -2 12 £85,000 +17.24%
Guildford +15 11 £60,000 +4.34%
Leicester - 11 £55,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 11 £55,000 - 1
Farnborough - 8 £50,000 -
West Midlands -10 7 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Camberley - 7 £65,000 - 1
Suffolk +15 6 £55,000 -29.03%
Ipswich +12 6 £55,000 -29.03%
North West -26 6 £72,500 +3.57% 1
South West -29 6 £57,500 - 4
Birmingham -3 5 - -
Cheshire -20 5 £72,500 +31.81% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 - -
Cambridge - 5 - -
Bristol -5 4 £55,000 - 1
Basingstoke -4 3 - -
Scotland -15 3 £68,750 -
Slough +3 2 - -
Milton Keynes -9 2 £45,000 -47.05%
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £45,000 -49.29%

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 220 (51.52%) Security Architecture
2 167 (39.11%) Information Security
3 144 (33.72%) CISSP
4 126 (29.51%) Finance
5 114 (26.70%) Security Cleared
6 93 (21.78%) Risk Management
7 90 (21.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 87 (20.37%) Firewall
9 85 (19.91%) TOGAF
10 73 (17.10%) SC Cleared
11 72 (16.86%) Network Security
12 70 (16.39%) SOA
13 68 (15.93%) CISM
14 66 (15.46%) Web Services
15 56 (13.11%) Cyber Security
16 52 (12.18%) Enterprise Architecture
17 50 (11.71%) Degree
18 49 (11.48%) RMADS
19 48 (11.24%) Oracle
20 44 (10.30%) Management Information System
21 43 (10.07%) CESG
21 43 (10.07%) SABSA
22 42 (9.84%) PCI DSS
23 40 (9.37%) UML
24 39 (9.13%) DV Cleared
24 39 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
25 37 (8.67%) Windows
26 36 (8.43%) Banking
26 36 (8.43%) Telecoms
26 36 (8.43%) Network Design

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (3.28%) IIS
2 10 (2.34%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (0.94%) GlassFish
3 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.70%) Apache
4 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.47%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.64%) PaaS
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (20.37%) Firewall
2 72 (16.86%) Network Security
3 28 (6.56%) Wireless
4 26 (6.09%) Internet
5 13 (3.04%) WAN
6 12 (2.81%) LAN
6 12 (2.81%) VPN
6 12 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (2.58%) IPv6
7 11 (2.58%) LTE
7 11 (2.58%) 3GPP
7 11 (2.58%) Software-Defined Networking
8 10 (2.34%) Kerberos
9 9 (2.11%) SAN
10 8 (1.87%) HTTP
10 8 (1.87%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.64%) MPLS
11 7 (1.64%) LDAP
12 6 (1.41%) NAS
13 4 (0.94%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.39%) Oracle Database
2 9 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.87%) RDBMS
3 8 (1.87%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.94%) BODI
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.70%) Big Data
6 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
General
1 126 (29.51%) Finance
2 36 (8.43%) Telecoms
2 36 (8.43%) Banking
3 29 (6.79%) Law
4 17 (3.98%) Legal
5 13 (3.04%) Retail
5 13 (3.04%) Marketing
6 9 (2.11%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.17%) Local Government
9 4 (0.94%) Publishing
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.47%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (15.46%) Web Services
2 22 (5.15%) SAML
3 15 (3.51%) XML
4 12 (2.81%) JMS
4 12 (2.81%) REST
5 10 (2.34%) Ajax
5 10 (2.34%) Java SE
5 10 (2.34%) .NET
5 10 (2.34%) Spring
6 9 (2.11%) JSON
6 9 (2.11%) OAuth
7 8 (1.87%) J2EE
8 7 (1.64%) Middleware
9 4 (0.94%) JMX
9 4 (0.94%) JSF
9 4 (0.94%) XML Schema
9 4 (0.94%) JAXB
9 4 (0.94%) EJB
9 4 (0.94%) XSLT
9 4 (0.94%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.48%) RMADS
2 44 (10.30%) Management Information System
3 43 (10.07%) CESG
4 39 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (6.56%) PKI
6 12 (2.81%) CESG CLAS
6 12 (2.81%) Biometrics
7 11 (2.58%) PMI
7 11 (2.58%) Economics
8 8 (1.87%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.41%) Clustering
9 6 (1.41%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.17%) Smartcard
10 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.94%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.70%) Kindle
12 3 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.67%) Windows
2 26 (6.09%) Linux
3 16 (3.75%) UNIX
3 16 (3.75%) Solaris
4 13 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.41%) AIX
6 3 (0.70%) HPUX
7 2 (0.47%) CentOS
7 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.47%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (51.52%) Security Architecture
2 167 (39.11%) Information Security
3 93 (21.78%) Risk Management
4 85 (19.91%) TOGAF
5 70 (16.39%) SOA
6 56 (13.11%) Cyber Security
7 52 (12.18%) Enterprise Architecture
8 43 (10.07%) SABSA
9 40 (9.37%) UML
10 36 (8.43%) Network Design
11 35 (8.20%) ITIL
11 35 (8.20%) Identity Management
12 32 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (6.56%) SIEM
14 27 (6.32%) Penetration Testing
15 26 (6.09%) Risk Analysis
16 23 (5.39%) Information Assurance
17 22 (5.15%) Project Management
18 21 (4.92%) Ethical Hacking
19 14 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (8.20%) Java
2 5 (1.17%) C
3 3 (0.70%) SQL
3 3 (0.70%) Python
4 1 (0.23%) C#
4 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 144 (33.72%) CISSP
2 114 (26.70%) Security Cleared
3 73 (17.10%) SC Cleared
4 68 (15.93%) CISM
5 50 (11.71%) Degree
6 39 (9.13%) DV Cleared
7 17 (3.98%) CISA
7 17 (3.98%) CEH
8 11 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.58%) PMI Certification
9 10 (2.34%) CCNP
10 9 (2.11%) SSCP
11 8 (1.87%) GIAC
12 3 (0.70%) CRISC
13 2 (0.47%) ISSAP
13 2 (0.47%) CCDP
14 1 (0.23%) CCIE
14 1 (0.23%) CCNA
14 1 (0.23%) CCDA
14 1 (0.23%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (21.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (9.84%) PCI DSS
3 35 (8.20%) COBIT
4 29 (6.79%) JSP 440
5 7 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.94%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 17 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.70%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.41%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.94%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (11.24%) Oracle
2 32 (7.49%) Cisco
3 25 (5.85%) McAfee
4 17 (3.98%) CheckPoint
4 17 (3.98%) Microsoft
5 14 (3.28%) IBM
6 13 (3.04%) Red Hat
6 13 (3.04%) SAP
7 12 (2.81%) VMware
7 12 (2.81%) Sourcefire
8 11 (2.58%) Splunk
8 11 (2.58%) Sun
8 11 (2.58%) Juniper
9 9 (2.11%) Citrix
10 8 (1.87%) Blue Coat
11 6 (1.41%) F5
12 4 (0.94%) Symantec
12 4 (0.94%) BT
12 4 (0.94%) CA
12 4 (0.94%) Informatica
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Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
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