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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 426 588 655
Rank change year-on-year
+162 +67
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 657 412 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.45% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 532 304 256
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £60,000 £61,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%

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
87668 92318 100837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73071 74999 82059
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median 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 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +139 614 £65,000 -3.70% 37
London +83 258 £70,000 +3.70% 22
South East +32 124 £66,250 +10.41% 5
South West +48 70 £65,000 -7.14% 1
West Midlands +31 62 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Berkshire -4 47 £69,250 +15.41% 1
Bristol +47 44 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Surrey +40 40 £63,750 +30.76% 1
City of London +41 39 £72,500 +5.45% 3
East of England +39 34 £52,500 -13.93% 2
Birmingham +9 32 £62,500 +13.63% 1
North West +20 22 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Leatherhead - 22 £62,500 -
Reading +24 18 £72,500 - 1
Manchester +16 18 £65,500 +31.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +36 15 £70,000 +61.84%
Hertfordshire +29 15 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +14 15 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Yorkshire +11 15 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Leeds +7 15 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Milton Keynes +39 14 £70,000 +68.67%
Wiltshire +16 13 £65,000 -
Swindon +9 13 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire +4 13 £70,000 -12.50%
Scotland -18 13 £52,500 +16.66%
Coventry - 13 £77,500 - 1
Essex +17 12 £52,500 -13.93%
Bracknell +3 12 £85,500 +22.14%
Gloucester +14 11 £70,000 -12.50%
Hampshire +9 11 £77,500 +5.08% 2

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 501 (43.64%) CISSP
2 494 (43.03%) Information Security
3 440 (38.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 427 (37.20%) Cybersecurity
5 307 (26.74%) Security Cleared
6 303 (26.39%) Degree
7 287 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 263 (22.91%) Network Security
9 255 (22.21%) PCI DSS
9 255 (22.21%) Finance
10 201 (17.51%) Security Operations
11 200 (17.42%) TOGAF
12 197 (17.16%) SIEM
13 196 (17.07%) CISM
14 192 (16.72%) Firewall
15 188 (16.38%) ITIL
16 165 (14.37%) Management Information System
17 152 (13.24%) Windows
18 141 (12.28%) Risk Management
19 139 (12.11%) Data Centre
20 138 (12.02%) Security Management
21 122 (10.63%) Security Operations Centre
22 121 (10.54%) Vulnerability Management
23 120 (10.45%) Penetration Testing
24 115 (10.02%) ArcSight
25 113 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
26 109 (9.49%) Telecoms
27 107 (9.32%) Splunk
28 103 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
29 101 (8.80%) Data Protection

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 97 (8.45%) IIS
2 31 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.39%) NetWeaver
3 16 (1.39%) SAP Portal
4 7 (0.61%) Apache Spark
4 7 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.52%) CMS
6 5 (0.44%) Apache
6 5 (0.44%) SAS
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.087%) Confluence
9 1 (0.087%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.087%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 22 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.70%) MS Office
5 5 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.39%) SAP GRC
2 11 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.13%) SaaS
4 7 (0.61%) IaaS
4 7 (0.61%) PaaS
5 6 (0.52%) Office 365
6 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.17%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 263 (22.91%) Network Security
2 192 (16.72%) Firewall
3 75 (6.53%) VPN
4 64 (5.57%) Internet
5 50 (4.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 47 (4.09%) Wireless
7 44 (3.83%) TCP/IP
8 41 (3.57%) LAN
9 38 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (3.05%) WAN
11 24 (2.09%) DNS
12 18 (1.57%) IPsec
13 15 (1.31%) SSL
14 14 (1.22%) MPLS
15 12 (1.05%) Wireshark
16 11 (0.96%) Cisco PIX
17 9 (0.78%) VoIP
18 8 (0.70%) BIG-IP
18 8 (0.70%) FWSM
18 8 (0.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (1.74%) Big Data
2 10 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (0.70%) SQL Server
4 7 (0.61%) Hadoop
4 7 (0.61%) MySQL
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (0.35%) Redis
6 3 (0.26%) Apache Hive
6 3 (0.26%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.26%) HBase
6 3 (0.26%) Impala
6 3 (0.26%) OLTP
7 1 (0.087%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.087%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (1.22%) Metasploit
2 12 (1.05%) Burp Suite
3 11 (0.96%) sqlmap
4 3 (0.26%) Hudson
5 2 (0.17%) AppScan
5 2 (0.17%) GitLab
5 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.17%) MSI
5 2 (0.17%) Paros
5 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 255 (22.21%) Finance
2 109 (9.49%) Telecoms
3 89 (7.75%) Law
4 87 (7.58%) Banking
5 48 (4.18%) Legal
6 34 (2.96%) Retail
7 26 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.83%) Games
9 18 (1.57%) Local Government
10 13 (1.13%) Marketing
11 11 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.70%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.61%) Advertising
14 6 (0.52%) Billing
15 5 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.44%) Publishing
16 4 (0.35%) Automotive
17 3 (0.26%) Electronics
17 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 449 (39.11%) Architect
2 395 (34.41%) Security Architect
3 380 (33.10%) Consultant
4 362 (31.53%) Security Consultant
5 104 (9.06%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 83 (7.23%) Senior Consultant
7 82 (7.14%) Analyst
8 75 (6.53%) Senior Security Consultant
9 73 (6.36%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 71 (6.18%) Security Analyst
10 71 (6.18%) Security Manager
11 70 (6.10%) Security Engineer
12 69 (6.01%) IT Architect
12 69 (6.01%) IT Consultant
12 69 (6.01%) IT Security Consultant
13 68 (5.92%) IT Security Architect
14 42 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
15 41 (3.57%) Penetration Tester
15 41 (3.57%) Tester
16 39 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (6.01%) Web Services
2 23 (2.00%) .NET
3 17 (1.48%) SAP Basis
4 10 (0.87%) Middleware
4 10 (0.87%) SAML
5 7 (0.61%) OAuth
5 7 (0.61%) XML
6 6 (0.52%) JSON
6 6 (0.52%) REST
7 5 (0.44%) Ajax
7 5 (0.44%) SOAP
8 4 (0.35%) beanstalkd
8 4 (0.35%) COM
8 4 (0.35%) LAMP
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.35%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.26%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.17%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.17%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 165 (14.37%) Management Information System
2 139 (12.11%) Data Centre
3 122 (10.63%) Security Operations Centre
4 68 (5.92%) Computer Science
5 66 (5.75%) CESG
6 64 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (5.49%) PKI
8 52 (4.53%) Cryptography
9 40 (3.48%) Mathematics
10 24 (2.09%) Blackberry
11 22 (1.92%) Cyber Attack
11 22 (1.92%) Data Integration
12 18 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 15 (1.31%) CESG CLAS
14 11 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
14 11 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
14 11 (0.96%) EPoS
15 10 (0.87%) BYOD
15 10 (0.87%) Mainframe
16 9 (0.78%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 152 (13.24%) Windows
2 59 (5.14%) Unix
3 55 (4.79%) Linux
4 24 (2.09%) Android
4 24 (2.09%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.57%) Solaris
6 15 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.17%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.087%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (43.03%) Information Security
2 427 (37.20%) Cybersecurity
3 201 (17.51%) Security Operations
4 200 (17.42%) TOGAF
5 197 (17.16%) SIEM
6 188 (16.38%) ITIL
7 141 (12.28%) Risk Management
8 138 (12.02%) Security Management
9 121 (10.54%) Vulnerability Management
10 120 (10.45%) Penetration Testing
11 113 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
12 103 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
13 101 (8.80%) Data Protection
14 98 (8.54%) SABSA
15 95 (8.28%) Risk Assessment
16 93 (8.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 91 (7.93%) Project Management
18 82 (7.14%) Performance Management
18 82 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
19 80 (6.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (5.31%) Java
2 38 (3.31%) SQL
3 33 (2.87%) Python
4 32 (2.79%) C#
5 26 (2.26%) C
6 25 (2.18%) PowerShell
7 15 (1.31%) Perl
8 14 (1.22%) C++
9 10 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 9 (0.78%) Ruby
11 8 (0.70%) PHP
12 6 (0.52%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.35%) VB
14 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.087%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 501 (43.64%) CISSP
2 307 (26.74%) Security Cleared
3 303 (26.39%) Degree
4 287 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 196 (17.07%) CISM
6 100 (8.71%) IISP
7 83 (7.23%) CESG Certified Professional
8 78 (6.79%) DV Cleared
9 66 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
10 65 (5.66%) CISA
11 58 (5.05%) SANS
12 56 (4.88%) CEH
12 56 (4.88%) CLAS
13 37 (3.22%) CRISC
13 37 (3.22%) GIAC
14 35 (3.05%) CCNA
15 34 (2.96%) CCNP
16 26 (2.26%) ECSA
17 25 (2.18%) CHFI
18 22 (1.92%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 440 (38.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 255 (22.21%) PCI DSS
3 74 (6.45%) COBIT
4 51 (4.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 48 (4.18%) ISO27002
6 42 (3.66%) ISO27005
7 39 (3.40%) ISO22301
8 28 (2.44%) QA
9 25 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 24 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 13 (1.13%) FISMA
11 13 (1.13%) RMADS
12 7 (0.61%) ISAE 3402
12 7 (0.61%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.35%) COSO
14 3 (0.26%) HMG Infosec
15 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
15 2 (0.17%) PA-DSS
16 1 (0.087%) FIPS 140-2
16 1 (0.087%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 42 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.52%) Snort
4 5 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.44%) vSphere
5 4 (0.35%) Firmware
6 3 (0.26%) HDFS
6 3 (0.26%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.087%) LXC
8 1 (0.087%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.087%) Xen
Systems Management
1 76 (6.62%) QRadar
2 22 (1.92%) Nessus
3 12 (1.05%) RSA enVision
3 12 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (0.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 9 (0.78%) RSA Archer
5 8 (0.70%) Cacti
5 8 (0.70%) Nagios
5 8 (0.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (0.70%) Nmap
5 8 (0.70%) Puppet
5 8 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (0.52%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.44%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.44%) SCOM
8 4 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.26%) MIIS
9 3 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 115 (10.02%) ArcSight
2 107 (9.32%) Splunk
3 68 (5.92%) Cisco
4 57 (4.97%) Oracle
5 56 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 40 (3.48%) Intel Security
7 37 (3.22%) CheckPoint
8 32 (2.79%) Juniper
9 31 (2.70%) SAP
10 23 (2.00%) Palo Alto
11 20 (1.74%) HP
12 19 (1.66%) IBM
12 19 (1.66%) LogRhythm
13 18 (1.57%) Symantec
13 18 (1.57%) VMware
14 17 (1.48%) Fortinet
15 16 (1.39%) SolarWinds
16 12 (1.05%) F5
17 10 (0.87%) Red Hat
18 9 (0.78%) Qualys
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £100000 per annum + Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
Acumin
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xchanging
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £100000 - £135000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago