The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 702 624 655
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 200 271 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 139 196 189
Average salary £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £86,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £72,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-13.49% +7.03%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 July 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 30 July 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 -75 187 £65,000 -8.45% 27
South East 0 72 £65,000 -18.75% 6
London -116 65 £70,000 -3.44% 7
Berkshire -6 29 £67,500 -15.62% 2
Reading +5 21 £67,500 -20.58% 1
Surrey +2 20 £65,000 -13.33% 2
East Midlands +5 17 £55,000 - 3
Hampshire -2 17 £50,000 -9.09% 2
City of London -30 15 £80,000 +12.28% 1
Guildford +16 13 £67,500 +17.39%
South West -7 10 £70,000 -3.44% 5
Leicestershire - 10 £55,000 - 2
East of England -5 8 £55,000 -10.20% 3
Leicester - 8 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands -3 6 £62,500 -7.40%
Farnborough - 6 £50,000 - 1
Basingstoke +4 5 £100,000 -
Gloucestershire -4 5 £70,000 -3.44% 1
North West -13 5 £72,500 +7.40% 3
Scotland - 5 £62,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 - - 2
Aldershot - 5 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 5 - - 1
Gloucester 0 4 £70,000 -3.44% 1
Milton Keynes -8 4 £47,500 -40.62%
Buckinghamshire -14 4 £47,500 -40.62%
Cheltenham - 4 £70,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £62,500 -
Birmingham -1 3 £60,000 -9.43%
Cheshire -15 3 £72,500 +31.81% 3

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 218 (49.89%) Security Architecture
2 163 (37.30%) Information Security
3 146 (33.41%) CISSP
4 112 (25.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 111 (25.40%) Security Cleared
6 105 (24.03%) Finance
7 90 (20.59%) Risk Management
8 73 (16.70%) Network Security
9 71 (16.25%) Firewall
10 70 (16.02%) CISM
11 69 (15.79%) Web Services
11 69 (15.79%) SC Cleared
12 64 (14.65%) SOA
13 60 (13.73%) TOGAF
14 53 (12.13%) Degree
15 52 (11.90%) Cyber Security
16 51 (11.67%) Management Information System
17 48 (10.98%) Enterprise Architecture
18 47 (10.76%) Oracle
19 45 (10.30%) DV Cleared
20 43 (9.84%) RMADS
21 42 (9.61%) Network Design
22 41 (9.38%) CESG
22 41 (9.38%) Identity Management
22 41 (9.38%) UML
23 38 (8.70%) Java
23 38 (8.70%) Telecoms
23 38 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
24 37 (8.47%) PCI DSS
25 36 (8.24%) Cisco

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (2.29%) IIS
2 7 (1.60%) Tomcat
2 7 (1.60%) GlassFish
3 6 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.69%) Apache
5 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.46%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.46%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.92%) SaaS
3 3 (0.69%) PaaS
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (16.70%) Network Security
2 71 (16.25%) Firewall
3 23 (5.26%) Wireless
3 23 (5.26%) Internet
4 18 (4.12%) VPN
5 10 (2.29%) LTE
5 10 (2.29%) IPv6
5 10 (2.29%) HTTPS
5 10 (2.29%) HTTP
6 8 (1.83%) LDAP
6 8 (1.83%) WAN
6 8 (1.83%) LAN
6 8 (1.83%) 3GPP
7 7 (1.60%) X.509
8 6 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.37%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.14%) SSL
9 5 (1.14%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (0.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.03%) Oracle Database
2 10 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (1.60%) BODI
4 5 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.92%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.46%) Big Data
7 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 105 (24.03%) Finance
2 38 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 32 (7.32%) Banking
4 30 (6.86%) Law
5 16 (3.66%) Marketing
6 13 (2.97%) Retail
7 12 (2.75%) Legal
8 11 (2.52%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.69%) Publishing
11 2 (0.46%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (15.79%) Web Services
2 20 (4.58%) XML
3 17 (3.89%) SAML
4 14 (3.20%) XSLT
4 14 (3.20%) XML Schema
5 8 (1.83%) JMS
6 7 (1.60%) JAXB
6 7 (1.60%) EJB
6 7 (1.60%) JMX
6 7 (1.60%) JSF
6 7 (1.60%) JAX-WS
7 6 (1.37%) Spring
7 6 (1.37%) Ajax
7 6 (1.37%) Java SE
7 6 (1.37%) .NET
8 5 (1.14%) J2EE
9 4 (0.92%) REST
9 4 (0.92%) OAuth
9 4 (0.92%) JSON
9 4 (0.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 43 (9.84%) RMADS
3 41 (9.38%) CESG
4 28 (6.41%) PKI
5 16 (3.66%) Mainframe
6 15 (3.43%) Biometrics
7 11 (2.52%) PMI
8 10 (2.29%) GIS
9 9 (2.06%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.83%) Economics
11 7 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
13 4 (0.92%) Kindle
13 4 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.92%) Smartcard
14 3 (0.69%) EPoS
14 3 (0.69%) SCADA
14 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.72%) Windows
2 21 (4.81%) Solaris
3 19 (4.35%) Linux
4 13 (2.97%) UNIX
5 8 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.46%) Android
6 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.23%) AIX
7 1 (0.23%) HPUX
7 1 (0.23%) CentOS
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (49.89%) Security Architecture
2 163 (37.30%) Information Security
3 90 (20.59%) Risk Management
4 64 (14.65%) SOA
5 60 (13.73%) TOGAF
6 52 (11.90%) Cyber Security
7 48 (10.98%) Enterprise Architecture
8 42 (9.61%) Network Design
9 41 (9.38%) Identity Management
9 41 (9.38%) UML
10 38 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (6.64%) Project Management
12 26 (5.95%) SABSA
12 26 (5.95%) ITIL
13 25 (5.72%) Risk Analysis
14 23 (5.26%) Information Assurance
15 22 (5.03%) SIEM
15 22 (5.03%) Ethical Hacking
16 20 (4.58%) Technical Architecture
17 19 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.70%) Java
2 6 (1.37%) C
3 1 (0.23%) C#
3 1 (0.23%) PHP
3 1 (0.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 146 (33.41%) CISSP
2 111 (25.40%) Security Cleared
3 70 (16.02%) CISM
4 69 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 53 (12.13%) Degree
6 45 (10.30%) DV Cleared
7 22 (5.03%) CISA
8 18 (4.12%) CEH
9 16 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (2.52%) SSCP
10 11 (2.52%) PMI Certification
11 9 (2.06%) ISSAP
12 8 (1.83%) CCNP
13 7 (1.60%) CCIE
14 6 (1.37%) CRISC
15 4 (0.92%) ISSEP
15 4 (0.92%) CCSE
15 4 (0.92%) GIAC
16 3 (0.69%) PhD
17 2 (0.46%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (25.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (8.47%) PCI DSS
3 26 (5.95%) JSP 440
4 13 (2.97%) COBIT
5 5 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.14%) QA
6 4 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (0.92%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.23%) UAG
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.60%) OpenSSO
2 4 (0.92%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 47 (10.76%) Oracle
2 36 (8.24%) Cisco
3 23 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 17 (3.89%) McAfee
5 16 (3.66%) IBM
6 15 (3.43%) Red Hat
7 13 (2.97%) Juniper
7 13 (2.97%) Blue Coat
7 13 (2.97%) Splunk
8 12 (2.75%) Microsoft
9 11 (2.52%) Sun
10 8 (1.83%) SAP
11 7 (1.60%) Cognos
11 7 (1.60%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.60%) Informatica
12 6 (1.37%) F5
12 6 (1.37%) Sourcefire
12 6 (1.37%) Symantec
13 5 (1.14%) Riverbed
14 4 (0.92%) Websense
UK
CSC
Salary: From £45 to £85 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Horizon Nuclear Power Services Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus significant benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + pension + shares +++
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + BENS+BONUS
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: Highly Competitive plus Substantial Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + car / bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: DOE - Excellent benefites and Package
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 15% Bonus - Pension, Health Care
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Computer Network Defence
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Dep on Exp
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + + CAR + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + £6K Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance+Bonus+More Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago