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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 518 637 600
Rank change year-on-year
+119 -37
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 421 270 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 301 214 242
Average salary £67,500 £62,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,500 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £61,358 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.55% +0.90%

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
89386 92046 87078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.22% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72431 73738 71774
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 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 27 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 +114 392 £67,500 +8.43% 48
London +93 159 £70,000 +1.81% 19
South East +26 106 £65,000 +8.33% 14
Berkshire +1 43 £65,500 +19.09% 9
City of London +7 41 £76,250 +27.08% 4
South West +3 30 £80,000 +68.42% 5
North West +19 26 £56,250 +12.50% 4
Hampshire +16 25 £75,000 +15.38% 1
East of England +4 23 £85,000 +51.11%
Scotland +26 20 £65,000 +8.33% 2
East Midlands +37 19 £55,000 -18.51% 3
Leicestershire - 18 £56,250 - 2
Cambridgeshire +24 16 £45,000 -35.71%
Surrey +12 15 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Cambridge +22 14 - -
Cheshire +10 14 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Reading -20 13 £95,000 +100.00% 3
West Midlands -39 13 £75,000 +20.00% 3
Manchester +13 12 £57,500 +13.86% 2
Gloucester +12 12 £80,000 +68.42% 1
Gloucestershire +8 12 £80,000 +64.10% 1
Edinburgh +11 10 £61,500 -21.90% 1
Leeds +15 9 £37,500 -10.17%
West Yorkshire +5 9 £37,500 -10.17%
Yorkshire +5 9 £37,500 -10.71%
East Sussex - 9 £47,500 -
West Lothian - 8 - -
Leicester - 8 £55,000 - 1
Linlithgow - 8 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 8 - -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 452 (53.18%) Information Security
2 333 (39.18%) CISSP
3 250 (29.41%) Firewall
4 243 (28.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 201 (23.65%) PCI DSS
6 197 (23.18%) Finance
7 182 (21.41%) Risk Management
8 159 (18.71%) Windows
9 158 (18.59%) TOGAF
10 157 (18.47%) Network Security
11 143 (16.82%) Security Cleared
12 141 (16.59%) Degree
13 140 (16.47%) Management Information System
14 137 (16.12%) CISM
15 130 (15.29%) Cyber Security
16 125 (14.71%) Cisco
17 116 (13.65%) Penetration Testing
18 115 (13.53%) Vulnerability Management
19 114 (13.41%) SABSA
20 112 (13.18%) Linux
21 109 (12.82%) SIEM
22 103 (12.12%) ITIL
23 97 (11.41%) SC Cleared
24 92 (10.82%) Wireless
25 89 (10.47%) Project Management
26 87 (10.24%) Enterprise Architecture
27 86 (10.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
28 84 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
29 78 (9.18%) CheckPoint
30 76 (8.94%) CCNP

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 31 (3.65%) IIS
2 15 (1.76%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.76%) OpenStack
3 13 (1.53%) SAS
4 6 (0.71%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.47%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.35%) Apache
7 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.24%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.24%) Node.js
9 1 (0.12%) Drupal
9 1 (0.12%) WordPress
9 1 (0.12%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.12%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.12%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 25 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.41%) SPSS
3 8 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.94%) MS Office
4 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) 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%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.29%) IaaS
2 26 (3.06%) SaaS
3 21 (2.47%) PaaS
3 21 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.47%) Office 365
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.35%) SoftLayer
6 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 250 (29.41%) Firewall
2 157 (18.47%) Network Security
3 92 (10.82%) Wireless
4 70 (8.24%) WAN
5 64 (7.53%) TCP/IP
6 63 (7.41%) MPLS
7 54 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 52 (6.12%) LAN
9 50 (5.88%) BGP
10 47 (5.53%) EIGRP
11 44 (5.18%) SSL
12 41 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (4.47%) SAN
14 37 (4.35%) Unified Communications
15 35 (4.12%) VPN
16 34 (4.00%) OSPF
17 26 (3.06%) VLAN
18 25 (2.94%) VPLS
19 24 (2.82%) RIP
19 24 (2.82%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.18%) Big Data
3 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (0.59%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (0.47%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.35%) SSDT
5 3 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.12%) DB2
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.35%) MSBuild
2 3 (0.35%) Psake
2 3 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.35%) NUnit
2 3 (0.35%) Selenium
3 2 (0.24%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.12%) Rational Rose
General
1 197 (23.18%) Finance
2 60 (7.06%) Retail
3 53 (6.24%) Banking
3 53 (6.24%) Telecoms
4 50 (5.88%) Legal
5 38 (4.47%) Law
6 15 (1.76%) Marketing
7 13 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.41%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.18%) Electronics
10 8 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.82%) Advertising
12 6 (0.71%) Publishing
12 6 (0.71%) Games
13 5 (0.59%) Automotive
14 3 (0.35%) Back Office
15 2 (0.24%) Military
16 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 365 (42.94%) Architect
2 267 (31.41%) Security Architect
3 239 (28.12%) Consultant
4 180 (21.18%) Security Consultant
5 72 (8.47%) Security Manager
6 55 (6.47%) Security Engineer
7 53 (6.24%) Enterprise Architect
8 51 (6.00%) Network Engineer
9 45 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
9 45 (5.29%) IT Consultant
9 45 (5.29%) IT Security Consultant
9 45 (5.29%) Security Specialist
10 34 (4.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 33 (3.88%) Technical Architect
12 29 (3.41%) Tester
12 29 (3.41%) Penetration Tester
13 28 (3.29%) Security Analyst
13 28 (3.29%) Analyst
14 26 (3.06%) Senior Network Engineer
15 24 (2.82%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.59%) J2EE
2 21 (2.47%) Web Services
3 15 (1.76%) Middleware
4 13 (1.53%) Spring
5 10 (1.18%) XML
5 10 (1.18%) .NET
5 10 (1.18%) SOAP
6 9 (1.06%) JSON
6 9 (1.06%) Regular Expression
7 8 (0.94%) JSP
8 5 (0.59%) XSD
8 5 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (0.59%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.35%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.24%) REST
10 2 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.12%) COM
11 1 (0.12%) CSS
11 1 (0.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 140 (16.47%) Management Information System
2 66 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (6.24%) CESG
4 52 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 49 (5.76%) PKI
6 26 (3.06%) Cryptography
7 22 (2.59%) CESG CLAS
8 20 (2.35%) Mainframe
8 20 (2.35%) Mathematics
9 19 (2.24%) RMADS
10 17 (2.00%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.41%) Fat Client
11 12 (1.41%) Thin Client
12 10 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
13 9 (1.06%) Open Source
14 7 (0.82%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.71%) Smart Meter
16 4 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 159 (18.71%) Windows
2 112 (13.18%) Linux
3 74 (8.71%) UNIX
4 21 (2.47%) Solaris
5 18 (2.12%) AIX
6 11 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.94%) CentOS
8 7 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.71%) HPUX
10 5 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.35%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (53.18%) Information Security
2 182 (21.41%) Risk Management
3 158 (18.59%) TOGAF
4 130 (15.29%) Cyber Security
5 116 (13.65%) Penetration Testing
6 115 (13.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 114 (13.41%) SABSA
8 109 (12.82%) SIEM
9 103 (12.12%) ITIL
10 89 (10.47%) Project Management
11 87 (10.24%) Enterprise Architecture
12 86 (10.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 71 (8.35%) Security Management
13 71 (8.35%) Mentoring
14 64 (7.53%) Network Design
15 61 (7.18%) Information Assurance
16 58 (6.82%) Risk Assessment
17 53 (6.24%) Service Management
18 52 (6.12%) Identity Management
18 52 (6.12%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (5.88%) Java
2 28 (3.29%) C
3 25 (2.94%) SQL
4 12 (1.41%) PowerShell
5 10 (1.18%) Ruby
5 10 (1.18%) C#
6 9 (1.06%) Shell Script
7 7 (0.82%) Perl
7 7 (0.82%) PHP
7 7 (0.82%) Bash Shell
8 6 (0.71%) Python
8 6 (0.71%) C++
9 2 (0.24%) VBScript
9 2 (0.24%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.24%) R
10 1 (0.12%) ABAP
10 1 (0.12%) VBA
10 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 333 (39.18%) CISSP
2 143 (16.82%) Security Cleared
3 141 (16.59%) Degree
4 137 (16.12%) CISM
5 97 (11.41%) SC Cleared
6 84 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
7 76 (8.94%) CCNP
8 50 (5.88%) DV Cleared
9 42 (4.94%) GIAC
10 40 (4.71%) CISA
11 30 (3.53%) CCIE
11 30 (3.53%) SSCP
11 30 (3.53%) OSCP
11 30 (3.53%) OSCE
12 22 (2.59%) CRISC
13 19 (2.24%) CEH
14 17 (2.00%) CCNA
15 13 (1.53%) GCIH
15 13 (1.53%) GCIA
16 9 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (28.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 201 (23.65%) PCI DSS
3 46 (5.41%) COBIT
3 46 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 15 (1.76%) QA
6 9 (1.06%) BS7799
7 8 (0.94%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.82%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.59%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.59%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.59%) HMG Infosec
10 4 (0.47%) Basel II
11 2 (0.24%) SLA
12 1 (0.12%) GCP
System Software
1 50 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.00%) vSphere
4 15 (1.76%) vCloud
5 13 (1.53%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.18%) Snort
7 3 (0.35%) XenServer
7 3 (0.35%) KVM
8 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.24%) XenApp
8 2 (0.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (1.88%) Tivoli
2 7 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (0.59%) Nessus
4 3 (0.35%) Puppet
4 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.35%) logstash
4 3 (0.35%) vMotion
5 2 (0.24%) MIIS
5 2 (0.24%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.24%) SCOM
5 2 (0.24%) OpenView
5 2 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.12%) Nmap
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 125 (14.71%) Cisco
2 78 (9.18%) CheckPoint
3 60 (7.06%) VMware
3 60 (7.06%) F5
4 58 (6.82%) Juniper
5 55 (6.47%) Microsoft
6 53 (6.24%) Citrix
7 48 (5.65%) HP
8 45 (5.29%) Splunk
9 40 (4.71%) ArcSight
9 40 (4.71%) Oracle
10 30 (3.53%) SAP
11 29 (3.41%) Fortinet
12 28 (3.29%) McAfee
13 16 (1.88%) Avaya
14 15 (1.76%) IBM
15 14 (1.65%) Blue Coat
16 13 (1.53%) BT
17 12 (1.41%) Cognos
17 12 (1.41%) Business Objects
Wiltshire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Careerwise
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 78000 - 110,000 package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 65000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000 - 85000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Via Resource
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Banking Benefi
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50700 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £90k plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago