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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 427 577 672
Rank change year-on-year
+150 +95
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 655 428 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.44% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 500 321 215
Median salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,600 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%

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
86090 96214 98460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.82% 87.25% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 71883 78657 79409
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,036
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +166 607 £67,500 +3.84% 45
London +84 270 £69,250 +6.53% 17
South East +92 137 £70,000 +12.00% 11
West Midlands +45 60 £65,000 +13.04% 4
City of London +65 52 £67,500 +3.84% 6
South West +55 48 £65,000 -5.45% 3
Berkshire +16 46 £72,500 +11.53% 2
Surrey +63 36 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Bristol +48 36 £65,000 +96.96% 1
Birmingham +18 36 £65,000 +15.55% 1
Reading +37 33 £71,250 +9.61% 1
Hampshire +6 27 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West +29 24 £53,000 -24.28% 6
Manchester +7 22 £50,000 -20.00% 5
Yorkshire +50 21 £65,000 +32.65%
West Yorkshire +33 21 £65,000 +32.65%
Leatherhead - 21 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire +37 19 £72,500 +19.83% 5
Aldershot +7 19 £72,500 +61.11%
Leeds +41 18 £65,000 +32.65%
East of England +19 17 £50,000 -18.03% 1
Milton Keynes +31 16 £72,500 +19.83% 4
Scotland +6 15 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Edinburgh +5 15 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Watford +24 11 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +18 11 £50,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 8 £65,000 -
Coventry - 8 £77,500 -
Swindon - 8 £65,000 -
East Midlands -1 7 £70,000 +8.94%

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 568 (43.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 544 (42.11%) CISSP
3 529 (40.94%) Information Security
4 504 (39.01%) Cybersecurity
5 399 (30.88%) Security Cleared
6 378 (29.26%) SC Cleared
7 330 (25.54%) Degree
8 290 (22.45%) SIEM
9 285 (22.06%) PCI DSS
10 278 (21.52%) Network Security
11 256 (19.81%) Finance
12 255 (19.74%) Firewall
13 251 (19.43%) Security Operations
14 231 (17.88%) CISM
15 207 (16.02%) TOGAF
16 189 (14.63%) Risk Management
17 188 (14.55%) Management Information System
18 185 (14.32%) ITIL
19 145 (11.22%) Security Operations Centre
20 143 (11.07%) Windows
21 137 (10.60%) Data Centre
22 136 (10.53%) Data Protection
23 133 (10.29%) Vulnerability Management
24 130 (10.06%) Security Management
25 122 (9.44%) ArcSight
26 117 (9.06%) Splunk
26 117 (9.06%) Telecoms
27 116 (8.98%) PKI
27 116 (8.98%) Enterprise Architecture
28 111 (8.59%) Presales

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 98 (7.59%) IIS
2 30 (2.32%) SharePoint
3 12 (0.93%) NetWeaver
3 12 (0.93%) SAP Portal
4 9 (0.70%) SAS
5 8 (0.62%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.54%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.46%) CMS
8 5 (0.39%) Apache
9 3 (0.23%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.077%) Confluence
11 1 (0.077%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.077%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 29 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (1.01%) MS Office
4 7 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.93%) SAP GRC
1 12 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 56 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.55%) SaaS
4 12 (0.93%) PaaS
5 11 (0.85%) IaaS
6 6 (0.46%) Office 365
7 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.15%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 278 (21.52%) Network Security
2 255 (19.74%) Firewall
3 82 (6.35%) VPN
4 67 (5.19%) Internet
5 63 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 56 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
7 40 (3.10%) LAN
8 32 (2.48%) DNS
9 28 (2.17%) WAN
10 27 (2.09%) TCP/IP
11 24 (1.86%) Wireless
12 23 (1.78%) IPsec
13 13 (1.01%) SSL
14 10 (0.77%) VoIP
15 8 (0.62%) Wireshark
16 6 (0.46%) Cisco PIX
16 6 (0.46%) MPLS
17 5 (0.39%) VLAN
17 5 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
18 4 (0.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (1.86%) Big Data
2 11 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (0.85%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.62%) Hadoop
4 7 (0.54%) MySQL
5 5 (0.39%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.39%) OLTP
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (0.31%) Redis
7 3 (0.23%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.23%) HBase
7 3 (0.23%) Impala
8 2 (0.15%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.15%) OLAP
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (0.85%) Metasploit
2 9 (0.70%) Burp Suite
2 9 (0.70%) sqlmap
3 2 (0.15%) AppScan
3 2 (0.15%) GitLab
3 2 (0.15%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.15%) MSI
3 2 (0.15%) Paros
3 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.077%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.077%) Hudson
4 1 (0.077%) Travis CI
General
1 256 (19.81%) Finance
2 117 (9.06%) Telecoms
3 102 (7.89%) Law
4 60 (4.64%) Banking
5 58 (4.49%) Legal
6 47 (3.64%) Retail
7 41 (3.17%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.70%) Marketing
9 17 (1.32%) Local Government
10 15 (1.16%) Advertising
10 15 (1.16%) Games
11 12 (0.93%) Electronics
12 8 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.46%) Automotive
13 6 (0.46%) Billing
13 6 (0.46%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.46%) Publishing
14 5 (0.39%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 486 (37.62%) Architect
2 460 (35.60%) Consultant
3 437 (33.82%) Security Consultant
4 426 (32.97%) Security Architect
5 136 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 115 (8.90%) Senior Consultant
7 105 (8.13%) Security Engineer
7 105 (8.13%) Senior Security Consultant
8 98 (7.59%) IT Architect
9 93 (7.20%) Analyst
10 89 (6.89%) IT Security Architect
11 86 (6.66%) IT Consultant
11 86 (6.66%) IT Security Consultant
12 84 (6.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 81 (6.27%) Security Analyst
14 65 (5.03%) Security Manager
15 52 (4.02%) Information Security Consultant
16 44 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
16 44 (3.41%) Senior IT Security Consultant
16 44 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (4.33%) Web Services
2 23 (1.78%) .NET
3 12 (0.93%) SAP Basis
3 12 (0.93%) SOAP
4 11 (0.85%) SAML
5 9 (0.70%) REST
5 9 (0.70%) XML
6 8 (0.62%) Middleware
6 8 (0.62%) OAuth
7 6 (0.46%) JSON
8 5 (0.39%) Ajax
8 5 (0.39%) RESTful
9 4 (0.31%) beanstalkd
9 4 (0.31%) COM
9 4 (0.31%) LAMP
10 3 (0.23%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.15%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.15%) ADO.NET
11 2 (0.15%) CGI
11 2 (0.15%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 188 (14.55%) Management Information System
2 145 (11.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 137 (10.60%) Data Centre
4 116 (8.98%) PKI
5 88 (6.81%) Computer Science
6 70 (5.42%) CESG
7 62 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (3.87%) Cryptography
9 37 (2.86%) Mathematics
10 30 (2.32%) Data Protection Act
11 27 (2.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 25 (1.93%) Cyber Attack
13 23 (1.78%) CESG CLAS
14 20 (1.55%) Data Integration
15 14 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
16 13 (1.01%) Fintech
16 13 (1.01%) Mainframe
17 12 (0.93%) Virtual Team
18 11 (0.85%) Cybercrime
18 11 (0.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 143 (11.07%) Windows
2 69 (5.34%) Linux
3 48 (3.72%) Unix
4 24 (1.86%) Solaris
5 17 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 15 (1.16%) Android
8 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.31%) CentOS
9 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.15%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.077%) AIX
11 1 (0.077%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.077%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.077%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (40.94%) Information Security
2 504 (39.01%) Cybersecurity
3 290 (22.45%) SIEM
4 251 (19.43%) Security Operations
5 207 (16.02%) TOGAF
6 189 (14.63%) Risk Management
7 185 (14.32%) ITIL
8 136 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 133 (10.29%) Vulnerability Management
10 130 (10.06%) Security Management
11 116 (8.98%) Enterprise Architecture
12 111 (8.59%) Presales
13 105 (8.13%) SABSA
14 92 (7.12%) Performance Management
14 92 (7.12%) Risk Assessment
15 89 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
15 89 (6.89%) Project Management
16 87 (6.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 86 (6.66%) Identity Management
17 86 (6.66%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (4.33%) Java
2 40 (3.10%) SQL
3 28 (2.17%) Python
4 26 (2.01%) C
4 26 (2.01%) C#
4 26 (2.01%) PowerShell
5 18 (1.39%) Perl
6 10 (0.77%) C++
6 10 (0.77%) Shell Script
7 8 (0.62%) PHP
8 7 (0.54%) Ruby
9 6 (0.46%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.39%) Apple Swift
10 5 (0.39%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.31%) VB
12 2 (0.15%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.077%) Delphi
13 1 (0.077%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 544 (42.11%) CISSP
2 399 (30.88%) Security Cleared
3 378 (29.26%) SC Cleared
4 330 (25.54%) Degree
5 231 (17.88%) CISM
6 106 (8.20%) CISA
7 100 (7.74%) IISP
8 96 (7.43%) CESG Certified Professional
9 88 (6.81%) DV Cleared
10 73 (5.65%) CLAS
11 56 (4.33%) CRISC
12 55 (4.26%) SANS
13 53 (4.10%) CEH
14 47 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
15 38 (2.94%) GIAC
16 31 (2.40%) CCNP
17 29 (2.24%) CISMP
18 24 (1.86%) CREST Certified
18 24 (1.86%) GCIH
19 22 (1.70%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 568 (43.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 285 (22.06%) PCI DSS
3 81 (6.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 75 (5.80%) COBIT
5 67 (5.19%) ISO27002
6 48 (3.72%) ISO27005
7 44 (3.41%) ISO22301
8 39 (3.02%) QA
9 25 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (1.39%) FISMA
11 17 (1.32%) RMADS
12 10 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 7 (0.54%) ISAE 3402
13 7 (0.54%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.46%) PA-DSS
15 2 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
15 2 (0.15%) JSP 440
16 1 (0.077%) HIPAA
16 1 (0.077%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 38 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.54%) Snort
4 6 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.39%) vSphere
6 3 (0.23%) HDFS
6 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.077%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 77 (5.96%) QRadar
2 21 (1.63%) Nessus
3 18 (1.39%) FortiGate
4 17 (1.32%) RSA Archer
5 14 (1.08%) RSA enVision
6 12 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 11 (0.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 10 (0.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 8 (0.62%) Puppet
10 6 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.39%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.39%) SCOM
12 3 (0.23%) Cacti
12 3 (0.23%) MIIS
12 3 (0.23%) Nagios
12 3 (0.23%) OpenView
12 3 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 122 (9.44%) ArcSight
2 117 (9.06%) Splunk
3 80 (6.19%) Cisco
4 78 (6.04%) Microsoft
5 55 (4.26%) Intel Security
6 53 (4.10%) Oracle
7 46 (3.56%) CheckPoint
8 38 (2.94%) Juniper
9 37 (2.86%) Palo Alto
10 32 (2.48%) SAP
11 29 (2.24%) Fortinet
12 22 (1.70%) HP
13 21 (1.63%) LogRhythm
14 18 (1.39%) IBM
14 18 (1.39%) Symantec
15 15 (1.16%) VMware
16 14 (1.08%) Red Hat
17 11 (0.85%) Qualys
17 11 (0.85%) SolarWinds
18 8 (0.62%) AlienVault
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