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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 503 615 583
Rank change year-on-year
+112 -32
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 435 273 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 335 181 259
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%

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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 +106 403 £62,500 -10.71% 41
London -7 148 £70,000 - 17
South East +72 145 £62,500 -10.71% 12
Berkshire +31 60 £62,500 +25.00% 7
North West +17 37 £50,000 -60.00% 2
City of London -2 33 £75,000 +3.44% 2
East Midlands +37 27 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Leicestershire +40 24 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Manchester 0 20 £57,500 -54.00% 1
Leicester +44 19 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Surrey +4 19 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Hampshire -8 18 £71,500 +2.14% 2
Cheshire +15 16 £50,000 -
East Sussex +7 15 £47,500 -13.63%
Scotland +8 13 £80,000 -36.00%
Buckinghamshire -1 13 £45,000 -35.71%
East of England -10 13 £70,000 - 3
Bexhill-On-Sea - 12 - -
Hertfordshire -7 11 £70,000 -
Woking +22 10 £62,500 -10.71%
Newbury +10 10 £62,500 +13.63% 2
West Yorkshire +5 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Leeds 0 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Edinburgh -4 10 £80,000 -36.00%
Yorkshire -16 10 £55,000 -2.22%
West Midlands -22 9 £42,500 -17.47% 2
Bracknell -7 8 £70,750 - 2
Reading -19 8 £67,500 +42.10% 3
Hemel Hempstead -2 7 £70,000 -
South West -13 7 £48,500 -15.65% 3

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 411 (54.80%) Information Security
2 231 (30.80%) CISSP
3 222 (29.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 188 (25.07%) Firewall
5 174 (23.20%) Finance
6 172 (22.93%) Risk Management
7 153 (20.40%) PCI DSS
8 141 (18.80%) Security Cleared
9 134 (17.87%) TOGAF
10 127 (16.93%) Network Security
11 123 (16.40%) Windows
12 119 (15.87%) Management Information System
13 110 (14.67%) Degree
14 106 (14.13%) Penetration Testing
15 105 (14.00%) SABSA
16 104 (13.87%) CISM
17 99 (13.20%) SC Cleared
17 99 (13.20%) Cyber Security
18 92 (12.27%) Cisco
19 89 (11.87%) Linux
20 83 (11.07%) ITIL
20 83 (11.07%) SIEM
21 69 (9.20%) UNIX
22 68 (9.07%) Information Assurance
22 68 (9.07%) Vulnerability Management
23 67 (8.93%) Wireless
24 66 (8.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 65 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
25 65 (8.67%) CheckPoint
26 63 (8.40%) CESG

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (2.93%) IIS
2 21 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.60%) SAS
4 11 (1.47%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.40%) CMS
9 2 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.13%) Drupal
10 1 (0.13%) WordPress
10 1 (0.13%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
Applications
1 14 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.47%) SPSS
3 6 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) MS Office
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.93%) RMDS
2 5 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.20%) IaaS
2 17 (2.27%) PaaS
3 15 (2.00%) SaaS
4 10 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 188 (25.07%) Firewall
2 127 (16.93%) Network Security
3 67 (8.93%) Wireless
4 54 (7.20%) TCP/IP
5 49 (6.53%) VPN
6 44 (5.87%) LAN
6 44 (5.87%) WAN
7 40 (5.33%) MPLS
8 34 (4.53%) Cisco ASA
9 33 (4.40%) SAN
10 31 (4.13%) SSL
11 29 (3.87%) OSPF
11 29 (3.87%) BGP
11 29 (3.87%) Intrusion Detection
12 26 (3.47%) Unified Communications
13 22 (2.93%) Internet
14 19 (2.53%) NAS
15 18 (2.40%) VLAN
16 17 (2.27%) EIGRP
17 16 (2.13%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.73%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.07%) Big Data
3 8 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.80%) QlikView
5 5 (0.67%) DataStage
5 5 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.67%) Cognos Powerplay
5 5 (0.67%) Cognos Impromptu
5 5 (0.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 4 (0.53%) MySQL
7 3 (0.40%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Subversion
2 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.13%) Rational Rose
General
1 174 (23.20%) Finance
2 53 (7.07%) Banking
3 50 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 43 (5.73%) Retail
5 40 (5.33%) Legal
6 37 (4.93%) Law
7 14 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.47%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.07%) Marketing
10 7 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.93%) Electronics
11 6 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.80%) Games
12 4 (0.53%) Automotive
13 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.40%) Advertising
13 3 (0.40%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 322 (42.93%) Architect
2 235 (31.33%) Consultant
3 226 (30.13%) Security Architect
4 172 (22.93%) Security Consultant
5 47 (6.27%) Enterprise Architect
5 47 (6.27%) Security Manager
6 42 (5.60%) Technical Architect
7 40 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
8 38 (5.07%) Security Engineer
9 37 (4.93%) IT Security Consultant
9 37 (4.93%) IT Consultant
10 34 (4.53%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 32 (4.27%) Network Engineer
12 30 (4.00%) Analyst
12 30 (4.00%) CLAS Consultant
13 29 (3.87%) Senior Consultant
13 29 (3.87%) Security Analyst
14 23 (3.07%) Senior Security Consultant
15 22 (2.93%) Penetration Tester
15 22 (2.93%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.47%) Web Services
2 25 (3.33%) J2EE
3 19 (2.53%) .NET
3 19 (2.53%) Spring
4 18 (2.40%) JSON
5 17 (2.27%) XML
6 14 (1.87%) JSP
6 14 (1.87%) SOAP
6 14 (1.87%) Middleware
7 12 (1.60%) REST
8 10 (1.33%) JMS
9 8 (1.07%) Java SE
9 8 (1.07%) Ajax
10 7 (0.93%) OAuth
10 7 (0.93%) SAML
11 6 (0.80%) CSS
11 6 (0.80%) HTML
12 5 (0.67%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (0.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 119 (15.87%) Management Information System
2 63 (8.40%) CESG
2 63 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.73%) CESG CLAS
4 39 (5.20%) RMADS
5 37 (4.93%) Computer Science
6 35 (4.67%) PKI
7 13 (1.73%) Cryptography
7 13 (1.73%) Mathematics
7 13 (1.73%) Visualisation
8 12 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (1.47%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.47%) Open Source
10 9 (1.20%) Statistics
10 9 (1.20%) User Experience
11 8 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.07%) GIS
12 5 (0.67%) iPad
12 5 (0.67%) NHS
13 4 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 123 (16.40%) Windows
2 89 (11.87%) Linux
3 69 (9.20%) UNIX
4 23 (3.07%) Solaris
4 23 (3.07%) AIX
5 6 (0.80%) HPUX
5 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (0.67%) CentOS
7 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.27%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (54.80%) Information Security
2 172 (22.93%) Risk Management
3 134 (17.87%) TOGAF
4 106 (14.13%) Penetration Testing
5 105 (14.00%) SABSA
6 99 (13.20%) Cyber Security
7 83 (11.07%) SIEM
7 83 (11.07%) ITIL
8 68 (9.07%) Vulnerability Management
8 68 (9.07%) Information Assurance
9 66 (8.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 63 (8.40%) Enterprise Architecture
11 60 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
12 58 (7.73%) SOA
13 56 (7.47%) Project Management
14 53 (7.07%) Mentoring
15 49 (6.53%) Security Management
16 45 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
17 44 (5.87%) Network Design
17 44 (5.87%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (6.80%) Java
2 30 (4.00%) C
3 17 (2.27%) SQL
4 6 (0.80%) JavaScript
4 6 (0.80%) Ruby
4 6 (0.80%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (0.67%) VBA
6 4 (0.53%) Python
6 4 (0.53%) PHP
7 3 (0.40%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.27%) Perl
8 2 (0.27%) C#
9 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 231 (30.80%) CISSP
2 141 (18.80%) Security Cleared
3 110 (14.67%) Degree
4 104 (13.87%) CISM
5 99 (13.20%) SC Cleared
6 65 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (6.67%) CCNP
8 37 (4.93%) CISA
8 37 (4.93%) DV Cleared
9 27 (3.60%) CCIE
10 24 (3.20%) GIAC
11 23 (3.07%) OSCP
11 23 (3.07%) OSCE
12 19 (2.53%) CCNA
13 15 (2.00%) CRISC
14 14 (1.87%) SSCP
15 12 (1.60%) PCI QSA
16 10 (1.33%) CEH
17 7 (0.93%) CCSA
18 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (29.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 153 (20.40%) PCI DSS
3 49 (6.53%) COBIT
4 42 (5.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (2.00%) QA
6 14 (1.87%) JSP 440
7 13 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 9 (1.20%) ISO 9001
9 8 (1.07%) BS7799
10 7 (0.93%) HMG Infosec
11 5 (0.67%) Basel II
11 5 (0.67%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.40%) HL7
13 2 (0.27%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.73%) Hyper-V
2 13 (1.73%) vCloud
3 12 (1.60%) vSphere
4 11 (1.47%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.27%) Snort
5 2 (0.27%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (0.13%) Nmap
6 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (1.60%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.40%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.40%) Nessus
4 2 (0.27%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.13%) SCCM
5 1 (0.13%) SCOM
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.13%) logstash
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 92 (12.27%) Cisco
2 65 (8.67%) CheckPoint
3 53 (7.07%) Juniper
4 42 (5.60%) Oracle
5 38 (5.07%) F5
6 36 (4.80%) Microsoft
6 36 (4.80%) Citrix
6 36 (4.80%) VMware
7 31 (4.13%) HP
8 29 (3.87%) Splunk
8 29 (3.87%) ArcSight
9 23 (3.07%) McAfee
10 19 (2.53%) SAP
11 16 (2.13%) Cognos
12 15 (2.00%) Fortinet
13 11 (1.47%) Business Objects
13 11 (1.47%) IBM
13 11 (1.47%) Avaya
14 10 (1.33%) TIBCO
15 8 (1.07%) LogRhythm
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
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JM
Salary: £80000 - £80001 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 65000
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 - 80000 + Excellent benefits
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Salary: £70000 per annum
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Acumin
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum To £90K + car + package and excellent bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: Competitve base salary and benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum plus competitive package
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £100,000 per annum plus an excellent package
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Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
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