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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 508 632 527
Rank change year-on-year
+124 -105
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 447 283 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.30% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 374 206 245
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £43,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,250 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £64,024 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -

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
92938 94397 86367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.18% 82.76% 81.87%
Number of salaries quoted 76796 75339 70773
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015 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 4 September 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
(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 +119 409 £67,500 +3.84% 48
London +111 221 £70,000 - 24
South East -18 75 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Berkshire +18 44 £67,500 -3.57% 1
City of London +57 41 £71,250 -1.72% 6
West Midlands +12 26 £70,000 +64.70% 6
North West +2 23 £55,000 -21.42% 6
East of England +14 20 £61,000 +10.90% 1
East Midlands +9 20 £70,000 +27.27%
Manchester +16 18 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Scotland +17 16 £50,000 -20.00% 1
South West -11 15 £61,250 -5.76% 2
Edinburgh +5 14 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Nottinghamshire - 14 £80,000 -
Birmingham +11 12 £57,500 - 2
Hampshire +9 12 £50,000 -20.00%
Nottingham - 10 £75,000 -
Newbury +10 7 £65,000 -7.14%
Buckinghamshire -16 7 £67,500 +38.46%
Milton Keynes -17 7 £67,500 +42.10%
Hertfordshire -3 6 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Reading -8 6 £65,000 -1.88% 1
Gloucestershire -8 6 £71,250 +3.63%
Warwickshire - 6 £70,000 - 3
Cambridge - 6 £72,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £72,500 -
Cheshire -9 5 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Dorset - 5 - - 1
Derbyshire - 5 £39,000 -
Bracknell - 5 £70,000 -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 448 (51.14%) Information Security
2 388 (44.29%) CISSP
3 250 (28.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 224 (25.57%) Degree
5 210 (23.97%) Firewall
6 204 (23.29%) Finance
7 194 (22.15%) Cyber Security
8 188 (21.46%) PCI DSS
9 161 (18.38%) CISM
10 152 (17.35%) Windows
11 151 (17.24%) Risk Management
12 149 (17.01%) Network Security
12 149 (17.01%) Data Centre
13 130 (14.84%) Project Management
14 129 (14.73%) TOGAF
15 126 (14.38%) Vulnerability Management
16 118 (13.47%) SIEM
17 114 (13.01%) Penetration Testing
18 112 (12.79%) SABSA
19 107 (12.21%) Security Cleared
19 107 (12.21%) Management Information System
20 92 (10.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 91 (10.39%) Law
22 90 (10.27%) Linux
23 88 (10.05%) Security Management
24 84 (9.59%) Enterprise Architecture
25 78 (8.90%) ITIL
26 75 (8.56%) Cisco Certification
26 75 (8.56%) SC Cleared
27 72 (8.22%) Performance Management

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 68 (7.76%) IIS
2 13 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (0.57%) Lync
6 4 (0.46%) CMS
6 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.34%) SAS
8 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.11%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.11%) FileNet
9 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.46%) MS Project
4 3 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.11%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.40%) SaaS
3 17 (1.94%) IaaS
4 16 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.91%) Office 365
6 6 (0.68%) PaaS
7 5 (0.57%) SoftLayer
7 5 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 210 (23.97%) Firewall
2 149 (17.01%) Network Security
3 70 (7.99%) Intrusion Detection
4 52 (5.94%) TCP/IP
5 41 (4.68%) WAN
6 40 (4.57%) LAN
6 40 (4.57%) Internet
7 34 (3.88%) DNS
8 28 (3.20%) Wireless
9 27 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (2.85%) MPLS
10 25 (2.85%) VPN
11 21 (2.40%) SSL
12 14 (1.60%) IPsec
13 13 (1.48%) SAN
13 13 (1.48%) Broadband
13 13 (1.48%) VoIP
14 12 (1.37%) LDAP
15 11 (1.26%) OSPF
15 11 (1.26%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.34%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.51%) Big Data
3 14 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (1.48%) MySQL
4 13 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
4 13 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (1.48%) Xcelsius
4 13 (1.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 10 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.57%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.46%) Sybase IQ
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.46%) SSDT
8 4 (0.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.23%) solidDB
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.46%) Toad
2 4 (0.46%) HP UFT
2 4 (0.46%) NUnit
2 4 (0.46%) JIRA
2 4 (0.46%) Selenium
2 4 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.46%) MSBuild
2 4 (0.46%) Psake
3 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.23%) AppScan
3 2 (0.23%) Paros
4 1 (0.11%) Maven
4 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.11%) Hudson
General
1 204 (23.29%) Finance
2 91 (10.39%) Law
3 62 (7.08%) Telecoms
4 57 (6.51%) Banking
5 42 (4.79%) Retail
6 28 (3.20%) Marketing
7 26 (2.97%) Legal
8 12 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.03%) Publishing
10 8 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.91%) Electronics
11 6 (0.68%) Games
12 4 (0.46%) Billing
12 4 (0.46%) Back Office
13 3 (0.34%) Military
14 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.23%) Advertising
14 2 (0.23%) French Language
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 357 (40.75%) Architect
2 289 (32.99%) Security Architect
3 215 (24.54%) Consultant
4 192 (21.92%) Security Consultant
5 96 (10.96%) Security Engineer
6 89 (10.16%) Enterprise Architect
7 73 (8.33%) IT Consultant
8 71 (8.11%) Security Manager
9 69 (7.88%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 69 (7.88%) IT Security Consultant
10 58 (6.62%) Analyst
11 49 (5.59%) IT Architect
11 49 (5.59%) IT Security Architect
12 45 (5.14%) Security Specialist
13 42 (4.79%) Security Analyst
14 33 (3.77%) Information Security Manager
14 33 (3.77%) Information Manager
14 33 (3.77%) IT Security Engineer
15 29 (3.31%) Network Engineer
15 29 (3.31%) Cyber Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.40%) Web Services
2 18 (2.05%) .NET
3 14 (1.60%) Middleware
4 11 (1.26%) JSP
5 8 (0.91%) J2EE
6 6 (0.68%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.57%) HTML
8 4 (0.46%) WPF
8 4 (0.46%) Silverlight
8 4 (0.46%) OAuth
8 4 (0.46%) OpenID
8 4 (0.46%) ADO.NET
8 4 (0.46%) XML
8 4 (0.46%) MSMQ
8 4 (0.46%) SOAP
8 4 (0.46%) WSDL
8 4 (0.46%) SAML
8 4 (0.46%) SAP XI
9 3 (0.34%) Ajax
9 3 (0.34%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 149 (17.01%) Data Centre
2 107 (12.21%) Management Information System
3 50 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 43 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.11%) CESG
6 33 (3.77%) PKI
7 32 (3.65%) Cryptography
8 21 (2.40%) Cybercrime
9 19 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 16 (1.83%) RMADS
11 14 (1.60%) Visualisation
12 11 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (1.26%) CESG CLAS
13 10 (1.14%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.14%) Data Integration
13 10 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (1.03%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.03%) GIS
15 8 (0.91%) DTV
15 8 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 152 (17.35%) Windows
2 90 (10.27%) Linux
3 45 (5.14%) UNIX
4 14 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (0.91%) Solaris
6 7 (0.80%) VMS
6 7 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.34%) Android
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (51.14%) Information Security
2 194 (22.15%) Cyber Security
3 151 (17.24%) Risk Management
4 130 (14.84%) Project Management
5 129 (14.73%) TOGAF
6 126 (14.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 118 (13.47%) SIEM
8 114 (13.01%) Penetration Testing
9 112 (12.79%) SABSA
10 92 (10.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 88 (10.05%) Security Management
12 84 (9.59%) Enterprise Architecture
13 78 (8.90%) ITIL
14 72 (8.22%) Performance Management
15 64 (7.31%) Risk Assessment
16 63 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
17 55 (6.28%) Portfolio Management
18 48 (5.48%) Test Strategy
19 47 (5.37%) Data Protection
20 46 (5.25%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 58 (6.62%) SQL
2 38 (4.34%) Java
3 30 (3.42%) C
4 18 (2.05%) Perl
5 17 (1.94%) Python
6 16 (1.83%) C#
7 10 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.03%) PHP
8 9 (1.03%) VBA
9 8 (0.91%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.80%) Ruby
11 6 (0.68%) C++
11 6 (0.68%) VBScript
11 6 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.57%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.46%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.46%) VB
13 4 (0.46%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.23%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.11%) Jython
Qualifications
1 388 (44.29%) CISSP
2 224 (25.57%) Degree
3 161 (18.38%) CISM
4 107 (12.21%) Security Cleared
5 75 (8.56%) SC Cleared
5 75 (8.56%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (6.51%) CISA
7 47 (5.37%) CCNA
8 38 (4.34%) DV Cleared
9 34 (3.88%) GIAC
10 32 (3.65%) CEH
11 31 (3.54%) CCNP
12 26 (2.97%) CRISC
13 25 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (2.74%) OSCP
14 24 (2.74%) OSCE
15 23 (2.63%) PCI QSA
15 23 (2.63%) MCSE
16 18 (2.05%) CCIE
17 16 (1.83%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (28.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 188 (21.46%) PCI DSS
3 52 (5.94%) COBIT
4 48 (5.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (2.40%) QA
6 16 (1.83%) HIPAA
7 14 (1.60%) SLA
8 11 (1.26%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.68%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.68%) FISMA
10 5 (0.57%) BS7799
10 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.23%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.11%) GCP
12 1 (0.11%) COSO
12 1 (0.11%) BS25999
System Software
1 30 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (1.37%) vSphere
5 7 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.34%) XenApp
6 3 (0.34%) Snort
7 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.11%) NFS
8 1 (0.11%) XenServer
8 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (1.60%) Nessus
2 11 (1.26%) Nagios
3 10 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (0.91%) SCCM
5 4 (0.46%) MIIS
6 2 (0.23%) SCOM
6 2 (0.23%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.23%) OpenView
6 2 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.11%) Puppet
7 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 72 (8.22%) Splunk
2 70 (7.99%) ArcSight
3 64 (7.31%) Cisco
4 55 (6.28%) Microsoft
5 52 (5.94%) CheckPoint
6 40 (4.57%) VMware
6 40 (4.57%) Oracle
7 34 (3.88%) SAP
8 33 (3.77%) F5
9 32 (3.65%) McAfee
10 31 (3.54%) Juniper
11 30 (3.42%) HP
12 28 (3.20%) Citrix
13 23 (2.63%) Fortinet
14 15 (1.71%) Websense
15 14 (1.60%) Barracuda Networks
16 11 (1.26%) Trustwave
16 11 (1.26%) Sophos
17 9 (1.03%) Sybase
18 8 (0.91%) IBM
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwickshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £50,000- 100,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: From £0 to £200,000 per annum Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £32,000-£50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £78,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£75,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £95000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago