The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 613 516 542
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +26
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 287 398 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.46% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 204 253 344
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £81,300
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92437 86019 92024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.64% 79.56% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 73692 70342 78027
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Architecture
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the UK.

Security Architecture Salary Trend in the UK

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architecture over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Security Architecture Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Architecture
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 Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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 -104 269 £65,000 +4.00% 38
London -59 106 £70,000 - 10
South East -10 100 £57,500 +15.00% 10
Berkshire -8 41 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Reading -18 21 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Hampshire -9 20 £64,750 -2.26% 3
Surrey +11 19 £47,500 -36.66% 2
City of London -29 17 £72,500 +3.57% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 15 £48,750 -39.06% 1
North West -33 13 £70,000 - 5
Guildford +18 11 £67,500 -
Milton Keynes +2 11 £47,500 -40.62% 1
South West -21 11 £65,000 +18.18% 7
Yorkshire -50 11 £42,000 -6.66% 2
West Midlands 0 10 £42,500 -43.33% 2
Leeds -36 10 £41,750 -30.41% 2
West Yorkshire -39 10 £41,750 -4.57% 2
East Midlands -6 9 £55,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 9 £55,000 - 1
Leicester - 9 £55,000 - 1
Harrow -6 8 £70,000 -
Scotland -9 8 £62,500 +25.00%
Cheshire -22 8 £70,000 - 1
Bristol -3 7 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Edinburgh -6 6 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire -4 5 £55,000 -
East of England -6 5 £55,000 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £43,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -1 4 £70,000 +16.66% 2
Manchester -6 4 £62,500 -21.87% 2

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture.

1 307 (46.23%) Information Security
2 229 (34.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 223 (33.58%) Finance
4 204 (30.72%) CISSP
5 163 (24.55%) Degree
6 161 (24.25%) Security Cleared
7 118 (17.77%) SC Cleared
8 115 (17.32%) PCI DSS
8 115 (17.32%) Cyber Security
9 113 (17.02%) Risk Management
10 96 (14.46%) SIEM
11 94 (14.16%) CISM
12 92 (13.86%) Management Information System
13 91 (13.70%) Project Management
14 88 (13.25%) SOA
15 87 (13.10%) Firewall
16 77 (11.60%) Risk Assessment
17 74 (11.14%) Data Protection
17 74 (11.14%) Network Design
18 73 (10.99%) Java
19 72 (10.84%) Network Security
19 72 (10.84%) RMADS
20 71 (10.69%) TOGAF
21 69 (10.39%) Information Assurance
22 68 (10.24%) DV Cleared
23 67 (10.09%) CESG
23 67 (10.09%) CISA
24 65 (9.79%) Windows
25 63 (9.49%) Enterprise Architecture
26 61 (9.19%) Business Development

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 34 (5.12%) IIS
3 25 (3.77%) WebLogic
4 23 (3.46%) WebSphere
5 22 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 22 (3.31%) MQSeries
6 21 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.51%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.20%) SAS
8 8 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (1.20%) Lync
8 8 (1.20%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.90%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.45%) Apache
11 2 (0.30%) FileNet
12 1 (0.15%) CMS
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.20%) SPSS
3 6 (0.90%) MS Office
4 4 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.96%) Cognos TM1
2 12 (1.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.45%) RMDS
4 1 (0.15%) Summit
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.05%) PaaS
2 4 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (0.60%) Amazon S3
2 4 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.15%) SaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (13.10%) Firewall
2 72 (10.84%) Network Security
3 34 (5.12%) Internet
4 29 (4.37%) VPN
5 24 (3.61%) MPLS
6 22 (3.31%) WAN
7 18 (2.71%) LAN
8 17 (2.56%) Wireless
9 13 (1.96%) OSPF
9 13 (1.96%) BGP
9 13 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (1.81%) FTP
11 11 (1.66%) HTTP
11 11 (1.66%) TCP/IP
11 11 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (1.36%) SAN
13 8 (1.20%) NAS
13 8 (1.20%) Cisco ISE
14 7 (1.05%) DNS
15 6 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (3.31%) DB2
5 13 (1.96%) Cognos Powerplay
5 13 (1.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 13 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.81%) Cognos Impromptu
6 12 (1.81%) DataStage
6 12 (1.81%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.66%) Big Data
8 6 (0.90%) BODI
9 3 (0.45%) MySQL
9 3 (0.45%) QlikView
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) ActiveReports
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (0.90%) Visual Studio
1 6 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.75%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.30%) Subversion
3 2 (0.30%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) QADirector
General
1 223 (33.58%) Finance
2 43 (6.48%) Banking
3 41 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.92%) Law
5 18 (2.71%) Legal
6 15 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.96%) Retail
8 7 (1.05%) Marketing
9 5 (0.75%) Publishing
9 5 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.60%) Electronics
10 4 (0.60%) Games
11 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.45%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 312 (46.99%) Architect
2 217 (32.68%) Security Architect
3 161 (24.25%) Consultant
4 99 (14.91%) Security Consultant
5 51 (7.68%) Security Manager
6 43 (6.48%) CLAS Consultant
7 40 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (5.42%) Analyst
9 33 (4.97%) Security Analyst
10 32 (4.82%) Senior Manager
11 31 (4.67%) Technical Architect
12 30 (4.52%) Information Security Consultant
13 29 (4.37%) Senior Consultant
13 29 (4.37%) Information Architect
13 29 (4.37%) Senior Architect
13 29 (4.37%) Information Security Architect
14 28 (4.22%) Enterprise Architect
15 22 (3.31%) Security Engineer
16 20 (3.01%) Principal Architect
17 19 (2.86%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (7.98%) Web Services
2 45 (6.78%) XML
3 42 (6.33%) .NET
4 32 (4.82%) JMS
5 20 (3.01%) ASP.NET
6 17 (2.56%) SAML
7 16 (2.41%) OAuth
8 14 (2.11%) J2EE
9 12 (1.81%) Spring
10 10 (1.51%) JSF
10 10 (1.51%) JSON
10 10 (1.51%) REST
10 10 (1.51%) SailPoint
11 9 (1.36%) OpenID
11 9 (1.36%) EJB
12 8 (1.20%) JSP
12 8 (1.20%) Ajax
12 8 (1.20%) Middleware
12 8 (1.20%) Java SE
13 7 (1.05%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 92 (13.86%) Management Information System
2 72 (10.84%) RMADS
3 67 (10.09%) CESG
4 58 (8.73%) PKI
5 45 (6.78%) PMI
6 36 (5.42%) Computer Science
7 34 (5.12%) CESG CLAS
8 33 (4.97%) Open Source
9 26 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (2.41%) Mainframe
11 13 (1.96%) GIS
11 13 (1.96%) Kindle
12 10 (1.51%) NHS
13 8 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (1.05%) Cryptography
15 5 (0.75%) Mathematics
16 4 (0.60%) SCADA
16 4 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
16 4 (0.60%) CCTV
16 4 (0.60%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.79%) Windows
2 46 (6.93%) Linux
3 23 (3.46%) UNIX
4 10 (1.51%) Solaris
5 7 (1.05%) Android
6 5 (0.75%) AIX
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) CentOS
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (46.23%) Information Security
2 115 (17.32%) Cyber Security
3 113 (17.02%) Risk Management
4 96 (14.46%) SIEM
5 91 (13.70%) Project Management
6 88 (13.25%) SOA
7 77 (11.60%) Risk Assessment
8 74 (11.14%) Network Design
8 74 (11.14%) Data Protection
9 71 (10.69%) TOGAF
10 69 (10.39%) Information Assurance
11 63 (9.49%) Enterprise Architecture
12 61 (9.19%) Business Development
13 56 (8.43%) Risk Analysis
14 48 (7.23%) PRINCE2
15 45 (6.78%) Programme Management
16 44 (6.63%) Penetration Testing
17 40 (6.02%) SABSA
18 38 (5.72%) ITIL
19 36 (5.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 73 (10.99%) Java
2 15 (2.26%) SQL
3 13 (1.96%) C
4 12 (1.81%) VBA
5 9 (1.36%) C++
6 8 (1.20%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.75%) T-SQL
7 5 (0.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.45%) Perl
8 3 (0.45%) C#
9 2 (0.30%) Ruby
9 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.15%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.15%) Python
10 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 204 (30.72%) CISSP
2 163 (24.55%) Degree
3 161 (24.25%) Security Cleared
4 118 (17.77%) SC Cleared
5 94 (14.16%) CISM
6 68 (10.24%) DV Cleared
7 67 (10.09%) CISA
8 45 (6.78%) PMI Certification
9 40 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
10 36 (5.42%) CEH
11 31 (4.67%) CCNP
12 21 (3.16%) CCIE
13 16 (2.41%) CCNA
14 11 (1.66%) ISSAP
15 9 (1.36%) GIAC
16 7 (1.05%) SSCP
17 5 (0.75%) MBA
17 5 (0.75%) CCIP
17 5 (0.75%) CHFI
18 4 (0.60%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (34.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 115 (17.32%) PCI DSS
3 31 (4.67%) ISO 9001
4 22 (3.31%) ISO 8583
5 21 (3.16%) JSP 440
6 19 (2.86%) COBIT
7 17 (2.56%) QA
8 14 (2.11%) HMG Infosec
9 10 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (1.05%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.60%) BS7799
12 3 (0.45%) HL7
13 2 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.36%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.20%) vCloud
4 3 (0.45%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.30%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (2.71%) Tivoli
2 17 (2.56%) SCOM
3 6 (0.90%) OpenSSO
4 4 (0.60%) OpenView
4 4 (0.60%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.30%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 60 (9.04%) Oracle
2 56 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 44 (6.63%) Cisco
4 29 (4.37%) CheckPoint
5 27 (4.07%) Cognos
6 26 (3.92%) Juniper
7 24 (3.61%) TIBCO
8 16 (2.41%) VMware
8 16 (2.41%) Splunk
9 14 (2.11%) Citrix
9 14 (2.11%) Business Objects
10 12 (1.81%) HP
11 11 (1.66%) Sun
12 10 (1.51%) SAP
12 10 (1.51%) ArcSight
13 9 (1.36%) Aveksa
13 9 (1.36%) F5
13 9 (1.36%) IBM
13 9 (1.36%) McAfee
14 6 (0.90%) Informatica
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + pension + shares +++
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits & package
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 25 days, company car, home working
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Streamline Connections
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
University of Westminster
Salary: £44,138 per annum including L.W.A
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 19 days ago