The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 419 579 635
Rank change year-on-year
+160 +56
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 678 437 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.45% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 519 317 250
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £61,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%

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
86175 96499 101637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.85% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 72066 78843 82351
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +162 634 £65,000 -0.76% 39
London +75 275 £70,000 +3.70% 20
South East +71 136 £67,500 +3.84% 11
West Midlands +31 64 £65,000 +18.18% 2
South West +70 61 £65,000 -7.14% 2
City of London +62 52 £70,000 +5.66% 1
Berkshire +11 51 £70,000 +7.69% 7
Bristol +64 44 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Surrey +52 36 £65,000 +26.82%
Birmingham +19 36 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Reading +31 28 £72,500 +5.45% 5
East of England +30 23 £51,250 -15.98% 1
Hampshire +3 22 £72,500 +31.81% 3
Yorkshire +38 21 £65,000 +48.57% 1
West Yorkshire +16 21 £65,000 +48.57% 1
Leeds +35 20 £65,000 +44.44% 1
North West +29 18 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Aldershot +4 17 £72,500 +61.11% 1
Leatherhead - 17 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire +41 16 £72,500 +6.61% 1
Manchester +6 16 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Milton Keynes +39 14 £72,500 +6.61%
Hertfordshire +31 14 £50,000 -
Scotland +2 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Watford +21 11 £50,000 -
East Midlands +8 11 £70,000 -
Edinburgh +4 11 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Wiltshire +25 10 £65,000 -
Swindon +18 10 £65,000 -
Bracknell -1 10 £85,500 +22.14% 1

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 550 (43.14%) CISSP
2 538 (42.20%) Information Security
3 537 (42.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 494 (38.75%) Cybersecurity
5 372 (29.18%) Security Cleared
6 352 (27.61%) SC Cleared
7 342 (26.82%) Degree
8 285 (22.35%) PCI DSS
9 281 (22.04%) Network Security
10 267 (20.94%) Finance
11 265 (20.78%) SIEM
12 237 (18.59%) Firewall
13 229 (17.96%) Security Operations
14 226 (17.73%) CISM
15 210 (16.47%) TOGAF
16 199 (15.61%) ITIL
17 194 (15.22%) Management Information System
18 171 (13.41%) Risk Management
19 149 (11.69%) Windows
20 146 (11.45%) Data Centre
21 137 (10.75%) Security Management
22 135 (10.59%) Security Operations Centre
23 133 (10.43%) Enterprise Architecture
24 129 (10.12%) Vulnerability Management
25 124 (9.73%) Data Protection
26 121 (9.49%) ArcSight
27 117 (9.18%) Telecoms
28 112 (8.78%) Splunk
29 107 (8.39%) Penetration Testing
30 105 (8.24%) Law

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 100 (7.84%) IIS
2 32 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.18%) NetWeaver
3 15 (1.18%) SAP Portal
4 9 (0.71%) SAS
5 8 (0.63%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.55%) CMS
6 7 (0.55%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.39%) Apache
8 3 (0.24%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.078%) Confluence
10 1 (0.078%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.078%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 27 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (1.02%) MS Office
4 9 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.18%) SAP GRC
2 9 (0.71%) Oracle Retail
2 9 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.25%) SaaS
4 8 (0.63%) IaaS
4 8 (0.63%) PaaS
5 6 (0.47%) Office 365
6 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.16%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 281 (22.04%) Network Security
2 237 (18.59%) Firewall
3 87 (6.82%) VPN
4 64 (5.02%) Internet
5 57 (4.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 53 (4.16%) Cisco ASA
7 43 (3.37%) LAN
8 38 (2.98%) TCP/IP
9 37 (2.90%) Wireless
10 33 (2.59%) WAN
11 29 (2.27%) DNS
12 20 (1.57%) IPsec
13 13 (1.02%) SSL
14 11 (0.86%) MPLS
15 10 (0.78%) Cisco PIX
16 9 (0.71%) VoIP
17 8 (0.63%) Wireshark
18 7 (0.55%) BIG-IP
18 7 (0.55%) FWSM
18 7 (0.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (1.80%) Big Data
2 11 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (0.71%) SQL Server
4 8 (0.63%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.55%) MySQL
6 5 (0.39%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.39%) OLTP
6 5 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (0.31%) Redis
8 3 (0.24%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.24%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.24%) HBase
8 3 (0.24%) Impala
9 2 (0.16%) OLAP
9 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (0.94%) Metasploit
2 10 (0.78%) Burp Suite
3 9 (0.71%) sqlmap
4 2 (0.16%) AppScan
4 2 (0.16%) GitLab
4 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.16%) MSI
4 2 (0.16%) Paros
4 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.078%) Hudson
General
1 267 (20.94%) Finance
2 117 (9.18%) Telecoms
3 105 (8.24%) Law
4 74 (5.80%) Banking
5 64 (5.02%) Legal
6 40 (3.14%) Retail
7 38 (2.98%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.49%) Marketing
9 18 (1.41%) Local Government
10 17 (1.33%) Games
11 12 (0.94%) Advertising
12 9 (0.71%) Electronics
13 8 (0.63%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.55%) Automotive
14 7 (0.55%) Billing
14 7 (0.55%) Publishing
15 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 496 (38.90%) Architect
2 439 (34.43%) Consultant
3 434 (34.04%) Security Architect
4 417 (32.71%) Security Consultant
5 129 (10.12%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 105 (8.24%) Senior Consultant
7 96 (7.53%) Senior Security Consultant
8 95 (7.45%) Analyst
9 93 (7.29%) Security Engineer
10 89 (6.98%) IT Consultant
10 89 (6.98%) IT Security Consultant
11 83 (6.51%) IT Architect
11 83 (6.51%) Security Analyst
12 81 (6.35%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 77 (6.04%) IT Security Architect
14 68 (5.33%) Security Manager
15 48 (3.76%) Senior IT Consultant
15 48 (3.76%) Senior IT Security Consultant
16 47 (3.69%) Information Security Consultant
17 46 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (5.18%) Web Services
2 25 (1.96%) .NET
3 16 (1.25%) SAP Basis
4 12 (0.94%) SOAP
5 11 (0.86%) SAML
6 9 (0.71%) REST
6 9 (0.71%) XML
7 8 (0.63%) Middleware
7 8 (0.63%) OAuth
8 6 (0.47%) JSON
9 5 (0.39%) Ajax
9 5 (0.39%) RESTful
10 4 (0.31%) beanstalkd
10 4 (0.31%) COM
10 4 (0.31%) LAMP
11 3 (0.24%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.16%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.16%) ADO.NET
12 2 (0.16%) Java EE
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 194 (15.22%) Management Information System
2 146 (11.45%) Data Centre
3 135 (10.59%) Security Operations Centre
4 93 (7.29%) PKI
5 83 (6.51%) Computer Science
6 73 (5.73%) CESG
7 69 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
8 47 (3.69%) Cryptography
9 39 (3.06%) Mathematics
10 28 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
11 25 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 23 (1.80%) Cyber Attack
13 21 (1.65%) Data Integration
13 21 (1.65%) Virtual Team
14 19 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
15 18 (1.41%) Blackberry
16 15 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
17 12 (0.94%) EPoS
18 11 (0.86%) Cybercrime
18 11 (0.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 149 (11.69%) Windows
2 59 (4.63%) Linux
3 55 (4.31%) Unix
4 21 (1.65%) Android
4 21 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.57%) Solaris
6 17 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.16%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.078%) CentOS
9 1 (0.078%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.078%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (42.20%) Information Security
2 494 (38.75%) Cybersecurity
3 265 (20.78%) SIEM
4 229 (17.96%) Security Operations
5 210 (16.47%) TOGAF
6 199 (15.61%) ITIL
7 171 (13.41%) Risk Management
8 137 (10.75%) Security Management
9 133 (10.43%) Enterprise Architecture
10 129 (10.12%) Vulnerability Management
11 124 (9.73%) Data Protection
12 107 (8.39%) Penetration Testing
13 100 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
13 100 (7.84%) SABSA
14 96 (7.53%) Presales
15 93 (7.29%) Risk Assessment
16 91 (7.14%) Performance Management
16 91 (7.14%) Project Management
16 91 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 85 (6.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (4.55%) Java
2 41 (3.22%) SQL
3 30 (2.35%) C#
4 28 (2.20%) Python
5 24 (1.88%) C
6 23 (1.80%) PowerShell
7 15 (1.18%) Perl
8 11 (0.86%) C++
9 10 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.63%) PHP
11 7 (0.55%) Ruby
12 6 (0.47%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.31%) VB
14 2 (0.16%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.078%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.078%) Delphi
15 1 (0.078%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 550 (43.14%) CISSP
2 372 (29.18%) Security Cleared
3 352 (27.61%) SC Cleared
4 342 (26.82%) Degree
5 226 (17.73%) CISM
6 104 (8.16%) IISP
7 98 (7.69%) CISA
8 96 (7.53%) CESG Certified Professional
9 87 (6.82%) DV Cleared
10 71 (5.57%) CLAS
11 58 (4.55%) SANS
12 56 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
13 54 (4.24%) CEH
14 51 (4.00%) CRISC
15 37 (2.90%) GIAC
16 34 (2.67%) CCNP
17 33 (2.59%) CISMP
18 29 (2.27%) CCNA
19 25 (1.96%) ECSA
20 24 (1.88%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 537 (42.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 285 (22.35%) PCI DSS
3 85 (6.67%) COBIT
4 71 (5.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 69 (5.41%) ISO27002
6 52 (4.08%) ISO27005
7 49 (3.84%) ISO22301
8 36 (2.82%) QA
9 25 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 16 (1.25%) RMADS
12 14 (1.10%) FISMA
13 7 (0.55%) ISAE 3402
13 7 (0.55%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.31%) PA-DSS
15 3 (0.24%) HMG Infosec
16 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
17 1 (0.078%) HIPAA
17 1 (0.078%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 40 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.47%) Snort
4 5 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.39%) vSphere
5 3 (0.24%) HDFS
5 3 (0.24%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.16%) Firmware
6 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 77 (6.04%) QRadar
2 20 (1.57%) Nessus
3 14 (1.10%) FortiGate
3 14 (1.10%) RSA Archer
3 14 (1.10%) RSA enVision
4 12 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 11 (0.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 10 (0.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 8 (0.63%) Puppet
8 7 (0.55%) Cacti
8 7 (0.55%) Nagios
8 7 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (0.39%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.39%) SCOM
10 4 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.24%) MIIS
11 3 (0.24%) Nexpose
11 3 (0.24%) Nmap
Vendors
1 121 (9.49%) ArcSight
2 112 (8.78%) Splunk
3 80 (6.27%) Cisco
4 74 (5.80%) Microsoft
5 57 (4.47%) Oracle
6 48 (3.76%) Intel Security
7 45 (3.53%) CheckPoint
8 39 (3.06%) Juniper
9 34 (2.67%) SAP
10 33 (2.59%) Palo Alto
11 25 (1.96%) Fortinet
12 22 (1.73%) HP
13 21 (1.65%) LogRhythm
14 19 (1.49%) IBM
15 18 (1.41%) Symantec
16 17 (1.33%) VMware
17 15 (1.18%) SolarWinds
18 11 (0.86%) F5
18 11 (0.86%) Qualys
18 11 (0.86%) Red Hat
UK
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Street, Somerset
Clarks
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xchanging
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + plus great package
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Acumin
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Tech
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + 20% bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Yoh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Acumin
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Up to £80K plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Bupa
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £40500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago