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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 508 644 616
Rank change year-on-year
+136 -28
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 428 255 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 328 178 234
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £81,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%

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
87161 85486 88774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.66% 82.26% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 71806 68211 75331
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +111 387 £62,500 -5.66% 44
London +38 148 £72,500 +3.57% 20
South East +36 131 £62,500 -10.71% 12
Berkshire +20 48 £65,000 +44.44% 3
North West +27 36 £57,500 +15.00% 2
City of London -5 36 £77,500 +6.89% 8
Hampshire +3 27 £71,500 +2.14% 7
Manchester - 26 £57,500 - 1
East Midlands +22 24 £55,000 -13.72% 3
Surrey +9 23 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Leicestershire +34 21 £55,000 -12.00% 2
South West 0 17 £51,750 -13.75% 2
Scotland +7 15 £80,000 +14.28%
Leicester +41 14 £55,000 -12.00% 1
East Sussex +7 14 £47,500 -13.63%
Woking +20 12 £62,500 -10.71%
Reading -8 12 £67,500 +50.00%
Bexhill-On-Sea - 11 - -
Edinburgh +5 10 £80,000 +14.28%
Cheshire +4 10 £47,500 -5.00%
West Midlands -17 10 £50,000 -10.31% 2
Newbury - 10 £62,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 9 £42,500 -54.05%
East of England -14 7 £70,000 +36.58% 3
Portsmouth - 7 £75,000 - 1
Canary Wharf - 7 £72,500 -
Leeds +11 6 £55,000 +19.56%
West Yorkshire -1 6 £55,000 +19.56%
Yorkshire -10 6 £55,000 -2.22%
Hertfordshire -15 6 £70,000 +36.58%

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 449 (55.71%) Information Security
2 284 (35.24%) CISSP
3 233 (28.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 207 (25.68%) Firewall
5 191 (23.70%) Risk Management
6 186 (23.08%) Finance
7 178 (22.08%) PCI DSS
8 152 (18.86%) TOGAF
9 145 (17.99%) Security Cleared
10 142 (17.62%) Windows
11 140 (17.37%) Management Information System
12 134 (16.63%) Network Security
13 119 (14.76%) CISM
14 118 (14.64%) Degree
15 117 (14.52%) Penetration Testing
16 113 (14.02%) SABSA
17 109 (13.52%) Cisco
18 105 (13.03%) Linux
19 103 (12.78%) SC Cleared
19 103 (12.78%) Cyber Security
20 98 (12.16%) SIEM
21 96 (11.91%) ITIL
22 86 (10.67%) Vulnerability Management
23 85 (10.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 77 (9.55%) Wireless
25 75 (9.31%) Enterprise Architecture
26 73 (9.06%) CheckPoint
27 71 (8.81%) Project Management
28 70 (8.68%) Cisco Certification
28 70 (8.68%) Information Assurance

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (3.23%) IIS
2 18 (2.23%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.49%) SAS
3 12 (1.49%) OpenStack
4 6 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.37%) CMS
7 2 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.12%) Drupal
8 1 (0.12%) WordPress
8 1 (0.12%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.12%) Node.js
8 1 (0.12%) TeamSite
Applications
1 21 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.36%) SPSS
3 7 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.50%) MS Office
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) RMDS
2 3 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.72%) IaaS
2 21 (2.61%) PaaS
3 20 (2.48%) SaaS
4 13 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 207 (25.68%) Firewall
2 134 (16.63%) Network Security
3 77 (9.55%) Wireless
4 60 (7.44%) TCP/IP
5 47 (5.83%) VPN
6 46 (5.71%) LAN
6 46 (5.71%) WAN
7 41 (5.09%) Intrusion Detection
8 40 (4.96%) MPLS
9 35 (4.34%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (4.22%) SAN
11 33 (4.09%) SSL
12 31 (3.85%) Unified Communications
13 28 (3.47%) OSPF
13 28 (3.47%) BGP
14 23 (2.85%) Internet
15 21 (2.61%) EIGRP
16 20 (2.48%) VLAN
16 20 (2.48%) NAS
17 19 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.24%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.12%) Big Data
4 6 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.62%) QlikView
6 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.37%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.37%) DataStage
6 3 (0.37%) Cognos Powerplay
6 3 (0.37%) Cognos Impromptu
6 3 (0.37%) MySQL
6 3 (0.37%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Subversion
1 2 (0.25%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.12%) Rational Rose
General
1 186 (23.08%) Finance
2 55 (6.82%) Banking
3 51 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 48 (5.96%) Retail
5 46 (5.71%) Legal
6 38 (4.71%) Law
7 14 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.99%) Marketing
10 7 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.87%) Electronics
11 6 (0.74%) Advertising
11 6 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.62%) Games
13 4 (0.50%) Automotive
14 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.25%) Publishing
16 1 (0.12%) Local Government
16 1 (0.12%) Back Office
16 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 339 (42.06%) Architect
2 257 (31.89%) Consultant
3 243 (30.15%) Security Architect
4 191 (23.70%) Security Consultant
5 55 (6.82%) IT Consultant
5 55 (6.82%) IT Security Consultant
6 53 (6.58%) Security Manager
7 47 (5.83%) Enterprise Architect
8 42 (5.21%) Security Engineer
9 38 (4.71%) Technical Architect
10 37 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
11 36 (4.47%) Network Engineer
12 35 (4.34%) Analyst
13 34 (4.22%) Security Analyst
13 34 (4.22%) Enterprise Security Architect
14 31 (3.85%) Penetration Tester
14 31 (3.85%) Tester
15 26 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
16 25 (3.10%) CLAS Consultant
17 24 (2.98%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.35%) Web Services
2 22 (2.73%) J2EE
3 18 (2.23%) JSON
4 14 (1.74%) XML
5 12 (1.49%) .NET
5 12 (1.49%) SOAP
5 12 (1.49%) Middleware
5 12 (1.49%) Spring
6 11 (1.36%) REST
7 10 (1.24%) JSP
8 8 (0.99%) Regular Expression
9 7 (0.87%) OAuth
9 7 (0.87%) SAML
10 6 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (0.74%) CSS
10 6 (0.74%) HTML
11 4 (0.50%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.50%) JMS
11 4 (0.50%) Ajax
11 4 (0.50%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 140 (17.37%) Management Information System
2 65 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (6.82%) CESG
4 44 (5.46%) Computer Science
5 38 (4.71%) CESG CLAS
6 35 (4.34%) PKI
7 28 (3.47%) RMADS
8 17 (2.11%) Visualisation
9 15 (1.86%) Cryptography
10 14 (1.74%) Mainframe
11 13 (1.61%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.12%) User Experience
14 8 (0.99%) Statistics
15 7 (0.87%) GIS
15 7 (0.87%) Open Source
16 6 (0.74%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.74%) NHS
17 5 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 142 (17.62%) Windows
2 105 (13.03%) Linux
3 68 (8.44%) UNIX
4 24 (2.98%) Solaris
5 23 (2.85%) AIX
6 7 (0.87%) HPUX
6 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.87%) CentOS
6 7 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.25%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (55.71%) Information Security
2 191 (23.70%) Risk Management
3 152 (18.86%) TOGAF
4 117 (14.52%) Penetration Testing
5 113 (14.02%) SABSA
6 103 (12.78%) Cyber Security
7 98 (12.16%) SIEM
8 96 (11.91%) ITIL
9 86 (10.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 85 (10.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 75 (9.31%) Enterprise Architecture
12 71 (8.81%) Project Management
13 70 (8.68%) Information Assurance
14 65 (8.06%) Risk Assessment
15 64 (7.94%) Mentoring
16 58 (7.20%) Security Management
17 52 (6.45%) Incident Management
18 50 (6.20%) Service Management
19 46 (5.71%) SOA
19 46 (5.71%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 41 (5.09%) Java
2 31 (3.85%) C
3 20 (2.48%) SQL
4 8 (0.99%) Shell Script
5 6 (0.74%) Ruby
6 5 (0.62%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.62%) Python
6 5 (0.62%) PHP
6 5 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.50%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.37%) C#
8 3 (0.37%) VBA
9 2 (0.25%) Perl
10 1 (0.12%) C++
10 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 284 (35.24%) CISSP
2 145 (17.99%) Security Cleared
3 119 (14.76%) CISM
4 118 (14.64%) Degree
5 103 (12.78%) SC Cleared
6 70 (8.68%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (6.82%) CCNP
8 42 (5.21%) CISA
9 40 (4.96%) DV Cleared
10 35 (4.34%) GIAC
11 32 (3.97%) OSCP
11 32 (3.97%) OSCE
12 26 (3.23%) CCIE
13 24 (2.98%) SSCP
14 21 (2.61%) CRISC
15 20 (2.48%) CCNA
16 17 (2.11%) CEH
17 14 (1.74%) PCI QSA
18 9 (1.12%) GCIA
18 9 (1.12%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (28.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 178 (22.08%) PCI DSS
3 53 (6.58%) COBIT
4 46 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (1.86%) QA
5 15 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 10 (1.24%) BS7799
6 10 (1.24%) JSP 440
7 7 (0.87%) HMG Infosec
7 7 (0.87%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.62%) Basel II
8 5 (0.62%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.25%) HL7
10 1 (0.12%) SLA
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 29 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.86%) Hyper-V
2 15 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.74%) vSphere
3 14 (1.74%) vCloud
4 6 (0.74%) Snort
5 1 (0.12%) Nmap
5 1 (0.12%) XenServer
5 1 (0.12%) KVM
5 1 (0.12%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 16 (1.99%) Tivoli
2 8 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (0.62%) Nessus
4 3 (0.37%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.37%) logstash
5 2 (0.25%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 109 (13.52%) Cisco
2 73 (9.06%) CheckPoint
3 58 (7.20%) Juniper
4 50 (6.20%) F5
5 46 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 40 (4.96%) Oracle
6 40 (4.96%) VMware
6 40 (4.96%) Splunk
7 39 (4.84%) Citrix
8 38 (4.71%) ArcSight
9 33 (4.09%) HP
10 27 (3.35%) McAfee
11 26 (3.23%) SAP
12 17 (2.11%) Fortinet
13 16 (1.99%) Avaya
14 14 (1.74%) Cognos
15 13 (1.61%) IBM
16 11 (1.36%) Business Objects
16 11 (1.36%) Blue Coat
16 11 (1.36%) TIBCO
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum + Outstanding Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Barron McCann
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Via Resource
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £1.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Platform People
Salary: bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
JM
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £100000 - £105000 per annum + £7,000 car + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago