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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 495 541 694
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +153
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 509 450 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.42% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.50% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 393 329 169
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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
88003 90746 87556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.78% 85.19% 84.86%
Number of salaries quoted 73114 74566 69747
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +31 458 £65,000 - 52
London +59 225 £73,000 +0.68% 28
South East -35 74 £60,000 -4.00% 5
City of London +62 45 £71,250 -8.06% 8
South West +18 37 £60,000 -7.69% 5
North West +26 34 £55,000 -4.34% 7
Manchester +36 33 £57,500 - 3
Scotland +18 33 £65,000 -18.75%
East of England +15 32 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Berkshire -17 30 £60,000 -7.69% 3
West Midlands -4 27 £60,000 +17.07% 5
Edinburgh +17 23 £58,750 -26.56%
Bristol +14 17 £60,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +9 17 £63,750 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +19 16 £62,500 +13.63%
Birmingham +12 15 £60,000 -20.00% 3
Reading +3 15 £67,500 -
Hampshire -5 15 £52,500 -26.57%
Oxfordshire - 12 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire +18 10 £62,500 +13.63%
Wiltshire +4 10 £65,000 +34.02% 2
Aldershot - 10 - -
Swindon +12 8 £65,000 -23.52% 2
Hemel Hempstead +4 8 £70,000 -
Oxford - 8 £57,500 -
Leeds +8 7 £62,500 +13.63%
Glasgow -6 7 £43,000 -21.81%
East Midlands -17 7 £67,500 +22.72%
Coventry - 7 £56,000 -
Gloucestershire +4 5 £75,000 -1.63% 1

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 438 (47.10%) CISSP
2 425 (45.70%) Information Security
3 290 (31.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 273 (29.35%) Cybersecurity
5 264 (28.39%) Degree
6 246 (26.45%) Finance
7 220 (23.66%) PCI DSS
8 218 (23.44%) Network Security
9 172 (18.49%) Security Cleared
9 172 (18.49%) TOGAF
10 170 (18.28%) CISM
11 162 (17.42%) Firewall
12 157 (16.88%) Management Information System
13 152 (16.34%) Data Centre
14 149 (16.02%) Windows
15 147 (15.81%) Project Management
16 144 (15.48%) Security Operations
17 142 (15.27%) SC Cleared
18 138 (14.84%) Vulnerability Management
19 135 (14.52%) Risk Management
20 126 (13.55%) Security Management
21 124 (13.33%) IISP
22 120 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
23 118 (12.69%) SIEM
24 117 (12.58%) IIS
25 109 (11.72%) Enterprise Architecture
26 104 (11.18%) SABSA
27 99 (10.65%) Law
28 98 (10.54%) ITIL
28 98 (10.54%) Security Operations Centre

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 117 (12.58%) IIS
2 16 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 7 (0.75%) Apache
4 7 (0.75%) CMS
5 6 (0.65%) NetWeaver
5 6 (0.65%) SAP Portal
6 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.22%) Liferay
7 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.22%) Sonic ESB
7 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.54%) MS Office
3 5 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (2.58%) Oracle Retail
2 11 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.65%) SAP GRC
4 5 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.11%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.94%) SaaS
3 13 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.86%) IaaS
6 7 (0.75%) PaaS
7 5 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.54%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 218 (23.44%) Network Security
2 162 (17.42%) Firewall
3 54 (5.81%) Wireless
4 51 (5.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 50 (5.38%) VPN
6 48 (5.16%) Internet
7 46 (4.95%) LAN
8 45 (4.84%) WAN
9 41 (4.41%) TCP/IP
10 28 (3.01%) DNS
11 27 (2.90%) MPLS
12 24 (2.58%) SSL
13 16 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (1.72%) IPsec
14 14 (1.51%) Broadband
14 14 (1.51%) SAN
15 12 (1.29%) IP Telephony
16 11 (1.18%) BIG-IP
16 11 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
16 11 (1.18%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (4.19%) Big Data
2 15 (1.61%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.29%) GIS
4 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.22%) MySQL
8 2 (0.22%) OLTP
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.22%) solidDB
9 1 (0.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (0.97%) Metasploit
2 8 (0.86%) Burp Suite
3 7 (0.75%) sqlmap
4 5 (0.54%) Hudson
5 3 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.22%) AppScan
6 2 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.22%) JIRA
6 2 (0.22%) Paros
6 2 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 246 (26.45%) Finance
2 99 (10.65%) Law
3 83 (8.92%) Banking
4 64 (6.88%) Telecoms
5 48 (5.16%) Retail
6 42 (4.52%) Legal
7 16 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (1.40%) Marketing
9 12 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.08%) Aerospace
10 10 (1.08%) Games
11 8 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.75%) Billing
12 7 (0.75%) Publishing
13 6 (0.65%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.54%) Electronics
14 5 (0.54%) Military
15 3 (0.32%) Local Government
16 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.11%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 404 (43.44%) Architect
2 324 (34.84%) Security Architect
3 244 (26.24%) Consultant
4 229 (24.62%) Security Consultant
5 94 (10.11%) IT Consultant
5 94 (10.11%) IT Security Consultant
5 94 (10.11%) Security Manager
6 91 (9.78%) Enterprise Architect
7 73 (7.85%) Analyst
8 68 (7.31%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 62 (6.67%) Security Analyst
10 60 (6.45%) Security Engineer
11 50 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
12 49 (5.27%) Senior Architect
13 47 (5.05%) Information Security Manager
14 46 (4.95%) Information Manager
15 41 (4.41%) SIEM Consultant
16 40 (4.30%) Vulnerability Consultant
17 33 (3.55%) Risk Consultant
18 32 (3.44%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.62%) Web Services
2 30 (3.23%) .NET
3 21 (2.26%) Middleware
4 17 (1.83%) J2EE
5 11 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (0.75%) SAP Basis
7 6 (0.65%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.54%) Velocity
9 4 (0.43%) SAML
10 3 (0.32%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.22%) HTML
11 2 (0.22%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (0.22%) OAuth
11 2 (0.22%) OpenID
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 2 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.11%) SAP PI
12 1 (0.11%) Silverlight
12 1 (0.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 157 (16.88%) Management Information System
2 152 (16.34%) Data Centre
3 98 (10.54%) Security Operations Centre
4 60 (6.45%) CESG
5 51 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (4.84%) PKI
7 41 (4.41%) Cryptography
8 35 (3.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 34 (3.66%) Computer Science
10 25 (2.69%) Data Integration
11 21 (2.26%) Mathematics
12 20 (2.15%) Blackberry
13 16 (1.72%) CESG CLAS
14 12 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
15 11 (1.18%) Mainframe
16 9 (0.97%) EPoS
17 8 (0.86%) Algorithms
17 8 (0.86%) BYOD
18 7 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
19 6 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 149 (16.02%) Windows
2 53 (5.70%) Unix
3 39 (4.19%) Linux
4 23 (2.47%) Android
4 23 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.40%) Solaris
7 6 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.22%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (45.70%) Information Security
2 273 (29.35%) Cybersecurity
3 172 (18.49%) TOGAF
4 147 (15.81%) Project Management
5 144 (15.48%) Security Operations
6 138 (14.84%) Vulnerability Management
7 135 (14.52%) Risk Management
8 126 (13.55%) Security Management
9 120 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
10 118 (12.69%) SIEM
11 109 (11.72%) Enterprise Architecture
12 104 (11.18%) SABSA
13 98 (10.54%) ITIL
14 97 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
15 94 (10.11%) Performance Management
15 94 (10.11%) Portfolio Management
16 91 (9.78%) Risk Assessment
17 82 (8.82%) Test Strategy
17 82 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 74 (7.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (5.27%) Java
2 42 (4.52%) C
3 28 (3.01%) C#
4 23 (2.47%) SQL
5 21 (2.26%) Python
6 18 (1.94%) C++
7 12 (1.29%) Perl
8 9 (0.97%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.54%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.54%) Ruby
10 4 (0.43%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.22%) PHP
12 1 (0.11%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 438 (47.10%) CISSP
2 264 (28.39%) Degree
3 172 (18.49%) Security Cleared
4 170 (18.28%) CISM
5 142 (15.27%) SC Cleared
6 124 (13.33%) IISP
7 86 (9.25%) Cisco Certification
8 75 (8.06%) CESG Certified Professional
9 58 (6.24%) SANS
10 57 (6.13%) DV Cleared
11 52 (5.59%) CCNA
12 51 (5.48%) CLAS
13 48 (5.16%) CEH
14 46 (4.95%) CISA
15 33 (3.55%) CCNP
15 33 (3.55%) GIAC
16 29 (3.12%) MCSE
16 29 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (2.26%) CRISC
18 20 (2.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (31.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 220 (23.66%) PCI DSS
3 72 (7.74%) COBIT
4 36 (3.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 22 (2.37%) ISO27002
5 22 (2.37%) QA
6 20 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 20 (2.15%) ISO22301
7 17 (1.83%) JSP 440
8 16 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (1.08%) FISMA
9 10 (1.08%) ISO27005
10 9 (0.97%) COSO
10 9 (0.97%) RMADS
11 5 (0.54%) GPG13
12 4 (0.43%) FIPS 140-2
13 3 (0.32%) HMG Infosec
13 3 (0.32%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.22%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.75%) Firmware
4 4 (0.43%) LXC
4 4 (0.43%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.43%) Xen
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.22%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 67 (7.20%) QRadar
2 14 (1.51%) Nessus
3 11 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
4 10 (1.08%) Nagios
5 9 (0.97%) Cacti
5 9 (0.97%) Nmap
6 3 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.32%) RSA enVision
6 3 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.22%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.22%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.22%) SCCM
7 2 (0.22%) SCOM
7 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.22%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.11%) MIIS
8 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 96 (10.32%) ArcSight
1 96 (10.32%) Splunk
2 74 (7.96%) Oracle
3 56 (6.02%) Cisco
4 46 (4.95%) Microsoft
5 28 (3.01%) VMware
6 26 (2.80%) SAP
7 20 (2.15%) F5
8 19 (2.04%) Juniper
9 18 (1.94%) CheckPoint
10 12 (1.29%) IBM
10 12 (1.29%) Intel Security
11 11 (1.18%) SolarWinds
12 9 (0.97%) Informatica
13 8 (0.86%) LogRhythm
14 7 (0.75%) ATG
14 7 (0.75%) Palo Alto
15 6 (0.65%) Symantec
16 5 (0.54%) Red Hat
16 5 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Benefits & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £100000 per annum + Sizeable Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum + Financial Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £62,500 + competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £62,500 + competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £62,500 + competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: Market Leading Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + on call + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 15% Bonus, 10% Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 + Fantastic Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 + Fantastic Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago