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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 500 631 603
Rank change year-on-year
+131 -28
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 444 271 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 319 191 245
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%

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
88683 88197 85657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.84% 82.39% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72219 69978 71435
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +144 409 £65,000 - 39
London +74 168 £72,500 - 23
South East +21 116 £65,000 +4.83% 8
City of London +17 47 £77,500 +6.89% 6
Berkshire +14 45 £65,000 +36.84% 4
Hampshire +17 29 £75,000 +15.38% 1
North West +5 27 £57,500 +12.19% 1
East of England +1 24 £85,000 +65.04%
East Midlands +45 23 £55,000 -18.51% 1
South West +11 22 £70,000 +16.66% 5
Leicestershire +39 21 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Scotland +23 19 £65,000 - 2
Manchester +15 19 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Cambridgeshire +15 16 £45,000 -35.71%
Surrey +8 15 £62,500 +0.80% 2
Reading -12 15 £90,000 +89.47% 1
Cambridge +8 14 - -
Leicester +34 12 £55,000 -21.42%
East Sussex - 12 £47,500 -
Edinburgh +8 11 - - 2
Leeds +8 9 £46,250 +10.77%
Yorkshire +3 9 £46,250 +10.11%
West Yorkshire +2 9 £46,250 +10.77%
West Midlands -37 9 £75,000 +31.57% 1
Bexhill-On-Sea - 9 - -
Canary Wharf +24 8 £72,500 -6.45%
Cheshire -2 8 £56,858 +13.71%
Newbury - 8 £62,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -12 7 £85,000 +68.31%
Portsmouth - 7 £75,000 -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 464 (53.52%) Information Security
2 321 (37.02%) CISSP
3 252 (29.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 236 (27.22%) Firewall
5 201 (23.18%) PCI DSS
6 198 (22.84%) Finance
7 192 (22.15%) Risk Management
8 164 (18.92%) TOGAF
9 161 (18.57%) Network Security
10 152 (17.53%) Management Information System
11 146 (16.84%) Windows
11 146 (16.84%) Security Cleared
12 133 (15.34%) Degree
13 131 (15.11%) CISM
14 124 (14.30%) Cisco
15 121 (13.96%) Cyber Security
16 116 (13.38%) SABSA
16 116 (13.38%) Penetration Testing
17 112 (12.92%) Linux
18 110 (12.69%) SIEM
19 106 (12.23%) Vulnerability Management
20 104 (12.00%) ITIL
21 100 (11.53%) SC Cleared
22 91 (10.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 90 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
24 89 (10.27%) Project Management
25 87 (10.03%) Wireless
26 85 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
27 75 (8.65%) CCNP
28 74 (8.54%) Mentoring

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 32 (3.69%) IIS
2 16 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.61%) OpenStack
4 13 (1.50%) SAS
5 7 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.69%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.23%) Node.js
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.23%) CMS
8 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.23%) Apache
9 1 (0.12%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.12%) Drupal
9 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.38%) SPSS
3 10 (1.15%) MS Office
4 7 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) RMDS
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.50%) IaaS
2 25 (2.88%) SaaS
3 19 (2.19%) PaaS
4 17 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.35%) SoftLayer
6 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.23%) Office 365
7 2 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 236 (27.22%) Firewall
2 161 (18.57%) Network Security
3 87 (10.03%) Wireless
4 66 (7.61%) TCP/IP
5 64 (7.38%) WAN
6 57 (6.57%) MPLS
7 51 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 47 (5.42%) LAN
9 46 (5.31%) BGP
10 43 (4.96%) EIGRP
11 41 (4.73%) SSL
12 37 (4.27%) SAN
13 36 (4.15%) VPN
13 36 (4.15%) Cisco ASA
14 35 (4.04%) Unified Communications
15 30 (3.46%) OSPF
16 22 (2.54%) VLAN
17 21 (2.42%) VPLS
17 21 (2.42%) NAS
17 21 (2.42%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.15%) Big Data
3 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.58%) NonStop SQL
5 5 (0.58%) QlikView
6 4 (0.46%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.12%) MySQL
8 1 (0.12%) DB2
8 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.12%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 198 (22.84%) Finance
2 59 (6.81%) Banking
3 57 (6.57%) Legal
4 54 (6.23%) Retail
4 54 (6.23%) Telecoms
5 41 (4.73%) Law
6 13 (1.50%) Marketing
6 13 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.38%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.04%) Electronics
9 8 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.81%) Advertising
11 6 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.58%) Automotive
12 5 (0.58%) Games
13 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.23%) Publishing
14 2 (0.23%) Military
15 1 (0.12%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 382 (44.06%) Architect
2 277 (31.95%) Security Architect
3 260 (29.99%) Consultant
4 197 (22.72%) Security Consultant
5 60 (6.92%) Security Manager
6 58 (6.69%) Enterprise Architect
7 52 (6.00%) Security Engineer
8 51 (5.88%) IT Security Consultant
8 51 (5.88%) IT Consultant
9 46 (5.31%) Network Engineer
10 43 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
11 40 (4.61%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 37 (4.27%) Technical Architect
13 35 (4.04%) Analyst
13 35 (4.04%) Security Analyst
14 34 (3.92%) Security Specialist
15 28 (3.23%) Penetration Tester
15 28 (3.23%) Tester
16 26 (3.00%) Information Architect
16 26 (3.00%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.65%) J2EE
2 20 (2.31%) Web Services
3 15 (1.73%) Spring
4 12 (1.38%) Middleware
5 11 (1.27%) .NET
6 10 (1.15%) SOAP
6 10 (1.15%) XML
7 9 (1.04%) JSON
7 9 (1.04%) Regular Expression
8 8 (0.92%) JSP
9 6 (0.69%) CSS
9 6 (0.69%) HTML
9 6 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.58%) Application Packaging
10 5 (0.58%) XSD
11 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.35%) WPF
12 2 (0.23%) JMS
12 2 (0.23%) Java SE
12 2 (0.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 152 (17.53%) Management Information System
2 69 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (6.57%) CESG
4 47 (5.42%) Computer Science
5 45 (5.19%) PKI
6 34 (3.92%) CESG CLAS
7 25 (2.88%) Cryptography
7 25 (2.88%) RMADS
8 19 (2.19%) Mainframe
9 18 (2.08%) Visualisation
10 17 (1.96%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (1.38%) Fat Client
12 12 (1.38%) Thin Client
13 9 (1.04%) Statistics
13 9 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.92%) User Experience
14 8 (0.92%) Open Source
15 7 (0.81%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.58%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 146 (16.84%) Windows
2 112 (12.92%) Linux
3 70 (8.07%) UNIX
4 26 (3.00%) Solaris
5 24 (2.77%) AIX
6 8 (0.92%) HPUX
6 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.92%) CentOS
6 8 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.35%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (53.52%) Information Security
2 192 (22.15%) Risk Management
3 164 (18.92%) TOGAF
4 121 (13.96%) Cyber Security
5 116 (13.38%) SABSA
5 116 (13.38%) Penetration Testing
6 110 (12.69%) SIEM
7 106 (12.23%) Vulnerability Management
8 104 (12.00%) ITIL
9 91 (10.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 89 (10.27%) Project Management
11 85 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
12 74 (8.54%) Mentoring
13 68 (7.84%) Security Management
14 67 (7.73%) Information Assurance
15 64 (7.38%) Risk Assessment
16 61 (7.04%) Network Design
17 56 (6.46%) Service Management
18 54 (6.23%) Incident Management
19 50 (5.77%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 49 (5.65%) Java
2 29 (3.34%) C
3 19 (2.19%) SQL
4 9 (1.04%) Shell Script
5 8 (0.92%) Ruby
6 6 (0.69%) PowerShell
6 6 (0.69%) PHP
6 6 (0.69%) C#
7 5 (0.58%) Python
7 5 (0.58%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.46%) C++
8 4 (0.46%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.46%) Perl
9 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.23%) R
10 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 321 (37.02%) CISSP
2 146 (16.84%) Security Cleared
3 133 (15.34%) Degree
4 131 (15.11%) CISM
5 100 (11.53%) SC Cleared
6 90 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
7 75 (8.65%) CCNP
8 47 (5.42%) DV Cleared
9 42 (4.84%) GIAC
10 40 (4.61%) CISA
11 29 (3.34%) SSCP
11 29 (3.34%) OSCP
11 29 (3.34%) OSCE
12 25 (2.88%) CCNA
13 24 (2.77%) CCIE
14 22 (2.54%) CRISC
15 17 (1.96%) CEH
16 13 (1.50%) PCI QSA
17 12 (1.38%) GCIH
17 12 (1.38%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (29.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 201 (23.18%) PCI DSS
3 58 (6.69%) COBIT
4 49 (5.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 17 (1.96%) QA
7 11 (1.27%) BS7799
8 10 (1.15%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.92%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.58%) Basel II
10 5 (0.58%) ISO 8583
10 5 (0.58%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.58%) HMG Infosec
11 2 (0.23%) SLA
12 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 47 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.08%) vSphere
4 15 (1.73%) vCloud
4 15 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.04%) Snort
6 2 (0.23%) XenServer
6 2 (0.23%) KVM
7 1 (0.12%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.12%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 18 (2.08%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (0.58%) Nessus
4 3 (0.35%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.35%) logstash
5 2 (0.23%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.23%) Puppet
5 2 (0.23%) MIIS
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 124 (14.30%) Cisco
2 72 (8.30%) CheckPoint
3 59 (6.81%) VMware
4 56 (6.46%) F5
5 54 (6.23%) Citrix
5 54 (6.23%) Juniper
6 50 (5.77%) Microsoft
7 45 (5.19%) Splunk
8 44 (5.07%) Oracle
9 42 (4.84%) ArcSight
10 41 (4.73%) HP
11 29 (3.34%) Fortinet
12 27 (3.11%) McAfee
13 26 (3.00%) SAP
14 18 (2.08%) Avaya
15 15 (1.73%) IBM
16 12 (1.38%) Cognos
16 12 (1.38%) Business Objects
16 12 (1.38%) Blue Coat
16 12 (1.38%) BT
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum £70 to £95k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £92000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £56600 - £68700 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum £60 to £75k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + OT
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £42,500 per annum £42,500 + Car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sage Pay
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago