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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 636 699 697
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 271 235 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 205 189 141
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,750 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £68,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.40%

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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
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 28 May 2015 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 May 2015. 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 +76 249 £70,000 +7.69% 18
London +74 120 £70,000 - 9
South East +3 67 £70,000 +7.69% 5
City of London +45 34 £67,500 -3.57% 2
Berkshire +2 30 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Hampshire +3 19 £73,750 +40.47% 1
Surrey +31 16 £55,000 -15.38% 1
East of England +24 14 £65,000 +8.33%
Guildford +14 12 £55,000 +10.00%
South West -5 11 £70,000 - 2
North West +14 10 £70,000 +19.14% 1
Wales - 10 £70,000 -
South Wales - 10 £70,000 -
Scotland +20 9 £62,426 -3.96%
Hertfordshire 0 9 £62,500 +4.16%
West Midlands -3 9 £70,000 +47.36%
Harrow - 8 £73,750 -
Maidenhead - 8 £80,000 -
Manchester - 7 £70,000 - 1
Bracknell +21 6 £70,000 -
Caerphilly - 6 £75,000 -
East Midlands +13 5 £57,500 +4.54%
Glasgow +12 5 £63,713 -1.98%
Wiltshire +7 5 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Southampton -4 5 £70,000 +33.33%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £72,500 -
Leicestershire +19 4 £57,500 +4.54%
Birmingham -16 4 £70,000 +47.36%
Cambridge - 4 £72,500 -
Edinburgh - 4 £61,500 -

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 277 (55.73%) Security Architecture
2 242 (48.69%) Information Security
3 216 (43.46%) CISSP
4 170 (34.21%) Firewall
5 145 (29.18%) TOGAF
6 113 (22.74%) Finance
7 102 (20.52%) Cyber Security
8 101 (20.32%) CISM
9 94 (18.91%) Security Cleared
10 93 (18.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 88 (17.71%) SABSA
12 85 (17.10%) Cisco
13 83 (16.70%) Network Security
14 82 (16.50%) PCI DSS
15 75 (15.09%) Enterprise Architecture
16 71 (14.29%) Risk Management
17 67 (13.48%) Wireless
18 64 (12.88%) SC Cleared
19 61 (12.27%) CheckPoint
20 57 (11.47%) SIEM
20 57 (11.47%) Cisco Certification
20 57 (11.47%) WAN
21 50 (10.06%) Management Information System
22 48 (9.66%) PKI
23 47 (9.46%) ITIL
24 46 (9.26%) LAN
24 46 (9.26%) Information Assurance
25 45 (9.05%) Windows
26 43 (8.65%) VPN
26 43 (8.65%) Degree

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 9 (1.81%) Apache
2 3 (0.60%) IIS
3 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.20%) WordPress
4 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.20%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.83%) SaaS
2 19 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.41%) IaaS
5 6 (1.21%) PaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 170 (34.21%) Firewall
2 83 (16.70%) Network Security
3 67 (13.48%) Wireless
4 57 (11.47%) WAN
5 46 (9.26%) LAN
6 43 (8.65%) VPN
7 35 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (4.43%) SSL
9 21 (4.23%) MPLS
10 20 (4.02%) EIGRP
10 20 (4.02%) Intrusion Detection
11 19 (3.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 17 (3.42%) ATM
13 15 (3.02%) Internet
14 14 (2.82%) TACACS
14 14 (2.82%) DHCP
15 13 (2.62%) Wireless Security
15 13 (2.62%) HSRP
16 10 (2.01%) TCP/IP
17 9 (1.81%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.21%) Big Data
3 5 (1.01%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.01%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.20%) ReSharper
1 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.20%) Moq
General
1 113 (22.74%) Finance
2 36 (7.24%) Retail
3 30 (6.04%) Legal
4 20 (4.02%) Law
5 16 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.22%) Banking
6 5 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.60%) Publishing
8 3 (0.60%) Electronics
8 3 (0.60%) Marketing
9 2 (0.40%) French Language
9 2 (0.40%) Back Office
9 2 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.62%) JSP
2 12 (2.41%) Middleware
3 8 (1.61%) SAML
4 6 (1.21%) J2EE
5 4 (0.80%) Web Services
6 3 (0.60%) REST
6 3 (0.60%) OAuth
7 2 (0.40%) XML
7 2 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.40%) JSON
8 1 (0.20%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.20%) WinForms
8 1 (0.20%) LAMP
8 1 (0.20%) .NET
8 1 (0.20%) SOAP
8 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.20%) COM
8 1 (0.20%) WSDL
8 1 (0.20%) WebSockets
8 1 (0.20%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.06%) Management Information System
2 48 (9.66%) PKI
3 39 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (6.84%) CESG
5 33 (6.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 31 (6.24%) Data Centre
7 16 (3.22%) CESG CLAS
8 14 (2.82%) GIS
8 14 (2.82%) RMADS
9 12 (2.41%) Cryptography
10 10 (2.01%) FMCG
10 10 (2.01%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.61%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.61%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.41%) BYOD
13 5 (1.01%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.01%) Smart Meter
14 4 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.05%) Windows
2 29 (5.84%) UNIX
3 25 (5.03%) Linux
4 5 (1.01%) Solaris
4 5 (1.01%) AIX
4 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.80%) CentOS
6 3 (0.60%) HPUX
6 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (55.73%) Security Architecture
2 242 (48.69%) Information Security
3 145 (29.18%) TOGAF
4 102 (20.52%) Cyber Security
5 88 (17.71%) SABSA
6 75 (15.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 71 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 57 (11.47%) SIEM
9 47 (9.46%) ITIL
10 46 (9.26%) Information Assurance
11 39 (7.85%) Penetration Testing
12 35 (7.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 30 (6.04%) Security Management
14 29 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (5.63%) Vulnerability Management
16 27 (5.43%) Project Management
16 27 (5.43%) Identity Management
17 26 (5.23%) Data Protection
18 24 (4.83%) SDLC
19 23 (4.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.65%) C
2 12 (2.41%) Java
3 11 (2.21%) SQL
4 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.40%) R
4 2 (0.40%) Perl
4 2 (0.40%) C#
4 2 (0.40%) Ruby
5 1 (0.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 216 (43.46%) CISSP
2 101 (20.32%) CISM
3 94 (18.91%) Security Cleared
4 64 (12.88%) SC Cleared
5 57 (11.47%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (8.65%) Degree
7 35 (7.04%) CCNP
8 34 (6.84%) DV Cleared
9 25 (5.03%) CCNA
10 23 (4.63%) CCIE
11 14 (2.82%) SSCP
12 13 (2.62%) CEH
13 12 (2.41%) GIAC
13 12 (2.41%) CISA
14 10 (2.01%) ISSAP
15 9 (1.81%) CRISC
16 5 (1.01%) ISSEP
16 5 (1.01%) SAP Certification
17 4 (0.80%) PhD
17 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (18.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (16.50%) PCI DSS
3 41 (8.25%) COBIT
4 13 (2.62%) JSP 440
5 8 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.01%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.60%) QA
7 3 (0.60%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.40%) SLA
9 1 (0.20%) Basel II
9 1 (0.20%) COSO
System Software
1 16 (3.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.60%) vSphere
5 2 (0.40%) KVM
5 2 (0.40%) XenServer
6 1 (0.20%) Snort
6 1 (0.20%) vCloud
6 1 (0.20%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 17 (3.42%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (2.62%) FortiGate
3 9 (1.81%) Nessus
4 6 (1.21%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.40%) SCCM
6 2 (0.40%) Puppet
6 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.20%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 85 (17.10%) Cisco
2 61 (12.27%) CheckPoint
3 35 (7.04%) Juniper
4 34 (6.84%) McAfee
5 28 (5.63%) VMware
5 28 (5.63%) SAP
6 25 (5.03%) F5
7 23 (4.63%) Microsoft
8 21 (4.23%) IBM
9 19 (3.82%) Fortinet
10 17 (3.42%) SolarWinds
10 17 (3.42%) Riverbed
10 17 (3.42%) Oracle
11 12 (2.41%) HP
12 10 (2.01%) Sourcefire
13 9 (1.81%) LogRhythm
14 8 (1.61%) Qualys
14 8 (1.61%) BT
15 7 (1.41%) Intel
15 7 (1.41%) ArcSight
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £90,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Futurestep UK Ltd - Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000k-£70,000k
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £200000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £90k plus competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Rark Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Flexib
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Salary: Competitive
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