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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 463 576 703
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +127
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 621 431 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.45% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 505 310 242
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £63,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +6.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,100 £87,250 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

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
90663 95317 101326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.63% 85.90% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75387 77025 81512
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
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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 +120 579 £65,000 -3.70% 57
London +86 249 £70,000 - 30
South East +22 109 £65,000 - 11
South West +42 67 £60,500 -24.37% 2
West Midlands +14 58 £62,500 +13.63% 3
Bristol - 43 £60,000 - 2
Berkshire -12 39 £65,000 +4.00% 6
City of London +59 35 £72,500 -3.33% 11
East of England +18 33 £60,000 -29.41% 3
Surrey +18 31 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Birmingham +5 30 £60,000 +9.09% 2
North West +32 23 £67,500 +28.57% 2
Manchester +28 21 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Scotland +2 20 £67,500 +3.84% 2
Edinburgh +18 18 £60,000 -2.43% 1
Leatherhead - 18 £62,500 -
Hampshire +15 17 £56,250 -31.81%
Hertfordshire +24 15 £52,500 -38.23% 1
Wiltshire +9 13 £65,000 -27.77%
Swindon +1 13 £65,000 -27.77%
Reading +7 12 £70,000 -20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 11 £70,000 +66.66%
Yorkshire +9 11 £65,000 +73.33% 4
Gloucestershire +3 11 £70,000 -12.50%
Coventry - 11 £55,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £70,000 - 1
Aldershot - 11 - -
Milton Keynes +27 10 £70,000 +68.67%
West Yorkshire +5 10 £65,000 +73.33% 4
Leeds -2 10 £65,000 +73.33% 4

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 488 (44.98%) Information Security
2 480 (44.24%) CISSP
3 384 (35.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 383 (35.30%) Cybersecurity
5 303 (27.93%) Degree
6 279 (25.71%) Finance
7 262 (24.15%) Security Cleared
8 253 (23.32%) Network Security
9 239 (22.03%) PCI DSS
10 236 (21.75%) SC Cleared
11 197 (18.16%) TOGAF
12 189 (17.42%) CISM
13 182 (16.77%) ITIL
14 181 (16.68%) Firewall
15 180 (16.59%) SIEM
16 168 (15.48%) Security Operations
17 157 (14.47%) Management Information System
18 150 (13.82%) Windows
19 142 (13.09%) Data Centre
20 141 (13.00%) Security Management
21 132 (12.17%) Risk Management
22 126 (11.61%) Penetration Testing
23 121 (11.15%) Vulnerability Management
24 119 (10.97%) Enterprise Architecture
25 110 (10.14%) ArcSight
26 106 (9.77%) SABSA
26 106 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
27 105 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
28 103 (9.49%) Telecoms
28 103 (9.49%) Splunk

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 98 (9.03%) IIS
2 24 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.38%) NetWeaver
3 15 (1.38%) SAP Portal
4 9 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (0.74%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.65%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.65%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.46%) Apache
7 5 (0.46%) CMS
8 4 (0.37%) SAS
9 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.092%) Confluence
10 1 (0.092%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.092%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.092%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 20 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.65%) MS Office
3 7 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.092%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.47%) Oracle Retail
2 15 (1.38%) SAP GRC
3 9 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.092%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.92%) SaaS
4 7 (0.65%) IaaS
4 7 (0.65%) PaaS
5 6 (0.55%) Office 365
6 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.18%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 253 (23.32%) Network Security
2 181 (16.68%) Firewall
3 74 (6.82%) VPN
4 64 (5.90%) Internet
5 50 (4.61%) Wireless
6 49 (4.52%) TCP/IP
7 41 (3.78%) Intrusion Detection
8 36 (3.32%) LAN
9 35 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (3.04%) WAN
11 24 (2.21%) DNS
12 19 (1.75%) IPsec
12 19 (1.75%) SSL
13 14 (1.29%) MPLS
14 12 (1.11%) Cisco PIX
14 12 (1.11%) Wireshark
15 10 (0.92%) BIG-IP
15 10 (0.92%) FWSM
15 10 (0.92%) IP Telephony
16 8 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.03%) Big Data
2 14 (1.29%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.65%) MySQL
6 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.37%) GIS
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (0.37%) Redis
8 3 (0.28%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.28%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.28%) HBase
8 3 (0.28%) Impala
8 3 (0.28%) OLTP
9 1 (0.092%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.092%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.092%) ROLAP
9 1 (0.092%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.092%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 15 (1.38%) Metasploit
2 13 (1.20%) Burp Suite
3 12 (1.11%) sqlmap
4 5 (0.46%) Hudson
5 2 (0.18%) AppScan
5 2 (0.18%) GitLab
5 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.18%) MSI
5 2 (0.18%) Paros
5 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 279 (25.71%) Finance
2 103 (9.49%) Telecoms
3 96 (8.85%) Banking
4 80 (7.37%) Law
5 47 (4.33%) Legal
6 42 (3.87%) Retail
7 21 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.47%) Local Government
9 15 (1.38%) Games
10 14 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (1.20%) Marketing
12 8 (0.74%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.65%) Publishing
14 6 (0.55%) Advertising
15 5 (0.46%) Billing
15 5 (0.46%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.37%) Automotive
16 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.28%) Electronics
18 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 416 (38.34%) Architect
2 357 (32.90%) Security Architect
3 343 (31.61%) Consultant
4 324 (29.86%) Security Consultant
5 75 (6.91%) Security Manager
6 74 (6.82%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 73 (6.73%) Analyst
7 73 (6.73%) IT Consultant
7 73 (6.73%) IT Security Consultant
8 69 (6.36%) Senior Consultant
9 63 (5.81%) Security Engineer
10 62 (5.71%) IT Architect
11 61 (5.62%) Security Analyst
11 61 (5.62%) Senior Security Consultant
12 60 (5.53%) IT Security Architect
13 57 (5.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 51 (4.70%) Enterprise Architect
15 43 (3.96%) Penetration Tester
15 43 (3.96%) Tester
16 41 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (6.18%) Web Services
2 27 (2.49%) .NET
3 16 (1.47%) SAP Basis
4 15 (1.38%) Middleware
5 9 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (0.65%) SAML
7 6 (0.55%) JSON
7 6 (0.55%) Regular Expression
7 6 (0.55%) XML
8 5 (0.46%) Ajax
8 5 (0.46%) SOAP
9 4 (0.37%) beanstalkd
9 4 (0.37%) COM
9 4 (0.37%) J2EE
9 4 (0.37%) LAMP
9 4 (0.37%) OAuth
10 3 (0.28%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.28%) REST
11 2 (0.18%) ADO.NET
11 2 (0.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 157 (14.47%) Management Information System
2 142 (13.09%) Data Centre
3 98 (9.03%) Security Operations Centre
4 62 (5.71%) CESG
5 61 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
6 60 (5.53%) Computer Science
7 51 (4.70%) PKI
8 50 (4.61%) Mathematics
9 46 (4.24%) Cryptography
10 26 (2.40%) Blackberry
10 26 (2.40%) Data Integration
11 25 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 22 (2.03%) Cyber Attack
13 16 (1.47%) CESG CLAS
14 13 (1.20%) Mainframe
15 10 (0.92%) BYOD
16 9 (0.83%) Cybercrime
16 9 (0.83%) EPoS
16 9 (0.83%) Mobile App
17 8 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 150 (13.82%) Windows
2 58 (5.35%) Unix
3 55 (5.07%) Linux
4 26 (2.40%) Android
4 26 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.66%) Solaris
6 14 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.18%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.18%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.092%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (44.98%) Information Security
2 383 (35.30%) Cybersecurity
3 197 (18.16%) TOGAF
4 182 (16.77%) ITIL
5 180 (16.59%) SIEM
6 168 (15.48%) Security Operations
7 141 (13.00%) Security Management
8 132 (12.17%) Risk Management
9 126 (11.61%) Penetration Testing
10 121 (11.15%) Vulnerability Management
11 119 (10.97%) Enterprise Architecture
12 106 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
12 106 (9.77%) SABSA
13 105 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
14 99 (9.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 93 (8.57%) Project Management
16 85 (7.83%) SDLC
17 81 (7.47%) Performance Management
17 81 (7.47%) Portfolio Management
18 77 (7.10%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 71 (6.54%) Java
2 38 (3.50%) SQL
3 35 (3.23%) C#
3 35 (3.23%) Python
4 30 (2.76%) C
5 23 (2.12%) PowerShell
6 18 (1.66%) C++
7 17 (1.57%) Perl
8 11 (1.01%) Ruby
9 8 (0.74%) PHP
9 8 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.55%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.37%) VB
12 2 (0.18%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.092%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 480 (44.24%) CISSP
2 303 (27.93%) Degree
3 262 (24.15%) Security Cleared
4 236 (21.75%) SC Cleared
5 189 (17.42%) CISM
6 103 (9.49%) IISP
7 88 (8.11%) CESG Certified Professional
8 67 (6.18%) DV Cleared
9 63 (5.81%) CEH
9 63 (5.81%) CISA
10 61 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
11 60 (5.53%) SANS
12 52 (4.79%) CLAS
13 40 (3.69%) GIAC
14 34 (3.13%) CRISC
15 32 (2.95%) CCNP
16 30 (2.76%) CCNA
17 26 (2.40%) ECSA
18 25 (2.30%) CHFI
19 24 (2.21%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 384 (35.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 239 (22.03%) PCI DSS
3 81 (7.47%) COBIT
4 46 (4.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 43 (3.96%) ISO27002
6 35 (3.23%) ISO27005
7 34 (3.13%) ISO22301
8 29 (2.67%) QA
9 26 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 21 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 12 (1.11%) FISMA
12 11 (1.01%) RMADS
13 7 (0.65%) COSO
13 7 (0.65%) ISAE 3402
13 7 (0.65%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.37%) FIPS 140-2
14 4 (0.37%) JSP 440
15 3 (0.28%) HMG Infosec
15 3 (0.28%) SSAE 16
16 1 (0.092%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.65%) Firmware
4 6 (0.55%) Snort
4 6 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.55%) vSphere
5 4 (0.37%) LXC
5 4 (0.37%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (0.37%) Xen
6 3 (0.28%) HDFS
7 2 (0.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 77 (7.10%) QRadar
2 20 (1.84%) Nessus
3 11 (1.01%) Nagios
3 11 (1.01%) RSA enVision
4 10 (0.92%) Cacti
4 10 (0.92%) Nmap
4 10 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
4 10 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (0.74%) Puppet
6 7 (0.65%) RSA Archer
7 5 (0.46%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.46%) SCOM
8 4 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.28%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.28%) MIIS
9 3 (0.28%) OpenView
9 3 (0.28%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.18%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 110 (10.14%) ArcSight
2 103 (9.49%) Splunk
3 63 (5.81%) Cisco
4 62 (5.71%) Oracle
5 51 (4.70%) Microsoft
6 39 (3.59%) Intel Security
7 35 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 32 (2.95%) Juniper
9 31 (2.86%) SAP
10 22 (2.03%) VMware
11 20 (1.84%) Palo Alto
12 19 (1.75%) IBM
13 18 (1.66%) HP
13 18 (1.66%) LogRhythm
14 17 (1.57%) Symantec
15 16 (1.47%) F5
15 16 (1.47%) SolarWinds
16 14 (1.29%) Fortinet
17 10 (0.92%) Qualys
18 9 (0.83%) Red Hat
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £44500 - £48200 per annum + 35 days annual leave + bank holidays
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham
Pontoon
Salary: Bonus + Shares + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Pontoon
Salary: Bonus + Shares + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £50000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xchanging
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum +Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum including Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £73000 per annum + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + pension, flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CSC
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Marks Sattin
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: 21 days ago