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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 514 630 602
Rank change year-on-year
+116 -28
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 427 321 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 307 246 237
Average salary £67,500 £62,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.87% -2.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
92045 98475 89909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.01% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74373 79144 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 April 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 24 April 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 +78 403 £67,500 +8.87% 45
London +67 166 £70,000 - 21
South East +34 115 £65,000 +8.33% 11
Berkshire +7 65 £62,750 +14.09% 5
City of London +15 34 £75,000 +25.00% 8
South West -4 28 £80,000 +23.07% 5
North West +24 24 £52,500 +10.52% 1
East of England +6 22 £85,000 +21.42% 1
Hampshire +6 20 £80,000 +23.07% 3
Scotland +32 19 £65,000 -17.46%
East Midlands - 18 £57,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +25 16 £45,000 -35.71%
Cheshire +22 16 £52,500 -
West Midlands -35 16 £75,000 +57.89% 4
Reading -29 15 £87,500 +84.21% 2
Cambridge +26 14 - -
West Yorkshire +23 12 £37,500 -22.27%
Leeds +17 12 £37,500 -22.27%
Slough +16 12 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire +10 12 £37,500 -22.27%
Gloucestershire -8 12 £80,000 +30.61%
Leicestershire - 12 £57,500 -
Gloucester -8 11 £80,000 +68.42%
Birmingham -8 11 £75,000 +57.89% 3
East Sussex -6 10 £47,500 +14.45%
Surrey +1 9 £50,000 -11.50% 1
Bracknell +13 8 £68,750 -
Wiltshire +11 8 £90,000 +100.00% 1
West Lothian - 8 - -
Linlithgow - 8 - -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 440 (51.46%) Information Security
2 361 (42.22%) CISSP
3 245 (28.65%) Firewall
4 241 (28.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 200 (23.39%) PCI DSS
6 195 (22.81%) Finance
7 168 (19.65%) Degree
7 168 (19.65%) Network Security
8 166 (19.42%) Risk Management
9 165 (19.30%) Windows
10 155 (18.13%) Cyber Security
11 142 (16.61%) CISM
12 140 (16.37%) Security Cleared
13 138 (16.14%) TOGAF
14 128 (14.97%) Management Information System
15 124 (14.50%) Penetration Testing
16 116 (13.57%) Cisco
17 114 (13.33%) Linux
18 113 (13.22%) Vulnerability Management
19 104 (12.16%) SABSA
20 100 (11.70%) SIEM
21 98 (11.46%) ITIL
22 94 (10.99%) Enterprise Architecture
23 93 (10.88%) SC Cleared
23 93 (10.88%) Project Management
24 89 (10.41%) Cisco Certification
25 83 (9.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
26 80 (9.36%) Wireless
27 78 (9.12%) CCNP
28 77 (9.01%) WAN

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (4.09%) IIS
2 17 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.64%) OpenStack
4 11 (1.29%) SAS
5 6 (0.70%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.35%) Lync
8 3 (0.35%) Apache
9 2 (0.23%) CMS
9 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.23%) Node.js
9 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.12%) Drupal
10 1 (0.12%) WordPress
10 1 (0.12%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 26 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.29%) SPSS
3 8 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.94%) MS Office
4 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.80%) IaaS
2 28 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.57%) SaaS
4 19 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (1.99%) PaaS
6 14 (1.64%) Office 365
6 14 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.35%) SoftLayer
7 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.12%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 245 (28.65%) Firewall
2 168 (19.65%) Network Security
3 80 (9.36%) Wireless
4 77 (9.01%) WAN
5 68 (7.95%) TCP/IP
6 63 (7.37%) MPLS
7 58 (6.78%) LAN
8 53 (6.20%) BGP
9 52 (6.08%) Intrusion Detection
10 47 (5.50%) EIGRP
11 41 (4.80%) SSL
12 39 (4.56%) Cisco ASA
13 37 (4.33%) OSPF
14 34 (3.98%) VPN
14 34 (3.98%) Unified Communications
15 32 (3.74%) SAN
16 26 (3.04%) VLAN
16 26 (3.04%) HSRP
17 25 (2.92%) VPLS
18 24 (2.81%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.64%) Big Data
3 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (0.58%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.47%) SSDT
5 3 (0.35%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.12%) DB2
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.12%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (0.47%) NUnit
2 4 (0.47%) Selenium
2 4 (0.47%) MSBuild
2 4 (0.47%) Psake
3 2 (0.23%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.12%) Hudson
4 1 (0.12%) Rational Rose
General
1 195 (22.81%) Finance
2 55 (6.43%) Telecoms
3 48 (5.61%) Retail
4 47 (5.50%) Law
5 44 (5.15%) Legal
6 40 (4.68%) Banking
7 20 (2.34%) Marketing
8 11 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.94%) Publishing
9 8 (0.94%) Electronics
10 7 (0.82%) Advertising
11 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.58%) Games
12 5 (0.58%) Military
13 3 (0.35%) Automotive
14 2 (0.23%) Back Office
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 355 (41.52%) Architect
2 268 (31.35%) Security Architect
3 240 (28.07%) Consultant
4 187 (21.87%) Security Consultant
5 67 (7.84%) Security Manager
6 63 (7.37%) Security Engineer
7 57 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
8 55 (6.43%) Network Engineer
9 51 (5.96%) IT Consultant
9 51 (5.96%) IT Security Consultant
10 47 (5.50%) Security Specialist
11 43 (5.03%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 42 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
13 39 (4.56%) Tester
13 39 (4.56%) Penetration Tester
14 30 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
15 26 (3.04%) Analyst
15 26 (3.04%) Security Analyst
16 24 (2.81%) Technical Architect
17 23 (2.69%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.57%) Web Services
2 19 (2.22%) J2EE
3 14 (1.64%) Middleware
4 13 (1.52%) .NET
5 11 (1.29%) JSP
5 11 (1.29%) Spring
6 10 (1.17%) XML
7 9 (1.05%) Regular Expression
8 8 (0.94%) SOAP
9 5 (0.58%) XSD
9 5 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (0.58%) JSON
9 5 (0.58%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.47%) MSMQ
10 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.35%) ADO.NET
11 3 (0.35%) WPF
11 3 (0.35%) Silverlight
12 2 (0.23%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (0.23%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 128 (14.97%) Management Information System
2 69 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (6.55%) Computer Science
4 54 (6.32%) CESG
5 43 (5.03%) PKI
6 29 (3.39%) Cryptography
7 23 (2.69%) CESG CLAS
7 23 (2.69%) Mathematics
8 21 (2.46%) RMADS
9 19 (2.22%) Mainframe
10 13 (1.52%) Thin Client
10 13 (1.52%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
11 11 (1.29%) Visualisation
11 11 (1.29%) Open Source
12 10 (1.17%) BYOD
13 8 (0.94%) GIS
14 7 (0.82%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.82%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 165 (19.30%) Windows
2 114 (13.33%) Linux
3 59 (6.90%) UNIX
4 14 (1.64%) Solaris
5 12 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.17%) AIX
7 8 (0.94%) CentOS
8 7 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.70%) HPUX
10 5 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.47%) VMS
12 3 (0.35%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (51.46%) Information Security
2 166 (19.42%) Risk Management
3 155 (18.13%) Cyber Security
4 138 (16.14%) TOGAF
5 124 (14.50%) Penetration Testing
6 113 (13.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 104 (12.16%) SABSA
8 100 (11.70%) SIEM
9 98 (11.46%) ITIL
10 94 (10.99%) Enterprise Architecture
11 93 (10.88%) Project Management
12 83 (9.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 74 (8.65%) Mentoring
14 71 (8.30%) Information Assurance
15 68 (7.95%) Security Management
16 63 (7.37%) Network Design
16 63 (7.37%) Risk Assessment
17 52 (6.08%) Performance Management
18 50 (5.85%) Business Development
18 50 (5.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 53 (6.20%) Java
2 40 (4.68%) SQL
3 33 (3.86%) C
4 16 (1.87%) C#
5 11 (1.29%) Perl
5 11 (1.29%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.17%) Ruby
6 10 (1.17%) Python
7 9 (1.05%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.05%) C++
8 7 (0.82%) PHP
9 4 (0.47%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.23%) R
10 2 (0.23%) VBScript
11 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.12%) ABAP
11 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 361 (42.22%) CISSP
2 168 (19.65%) Degree
3 142 (16.61%) CISM
4 140 (16.37%) Security Cleared
5 93 (10.88%) SC Cleared
6 89 (10.41%) Cisco Certification
7 78 (9.12%) CCNP
8 54 (6.32%) DV Cleared
9 45 (5.26%) GIAC
10 44 (5.15%) CISA
11 40 (4.68%) OSCP
11 40 (4.68%) OSCE
12 32 (3.74%) CCIE
13 30 (3.51%) SSCP
14 24 (2.81%) CRISC
15 19 (2.22%) CEH
16 18 (2.11%) CCNA
17 15 (1.75%) GCIA
17 15 (1.75%) GCIH
18 10 (1.17%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (28.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 200 (23.39%) PCI DSS
3 45 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 40 (4.68%) COBIT
5 17 (1.99%) QA
6 15 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 11 (1.29%) ISO 9001
7 11 (1.29%) JSP 440
8 9 (1.05%) HIPAA
8 9 (1.05%) BS7799
9 5 (0.58%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.58%) HMG Infosec
10 4 (0.47%) SLA
11 3 (0.35%) Basel II
12 1 (0.12%) GCP
System Software
1 44 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (2.57%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.64%) vCloud
4 13 (1.52%) vSphere
5 12 (1.40%) Snort
5 12 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.35%) XenServer
6 3 (0.35%) KVM
7 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.23%) XenApp
7 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (1.87%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.70%) SCCM
3 5 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.47%) MIIS
5 3 (0.35%) Puppet
5 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.35%) logstash
5 3 (0.35%) vMotion
6 2 (0.23%) Nessus
6 2 (0.23%) SCOM
6 2 (0.23%) OpenView
6 2 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.12%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 116 (13.57%) Cisco
2 69 (8.07%) CheckPoint
3 58 (6.78%) Microsoft
4 57 (6.67%) F5
5 55 (6.43%) Juniper
6 54 (6.32%) VMware
7 51 (5.96%) Splunk
8 46 (5.38%) ArcSight
8 46 (5.38%) Citrix
9 45 (5.26%) HP
10 37 (4.33%) SAP
11 35 (4.09%) Oracle
12 27 (3.16%) Fortinet
13 26 (3.04%) McAfee
14 16 (1.87%) IBM
15 14 (1.64%) Avaya
15 14 (1.64%) Blue Coat
16 13 (1.52%) BT
17 11 (1.29%) Business Objects
17 11 (1.29%) Cognos
South West
CPS Group UK
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 per annum + 6k car + 30% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £85k plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £90k plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £90k plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70 to £95k (Bonus, Car Allowance, P
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance + 35% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago