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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 431 558 672
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +114
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 605 459 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 485 401 241
Median salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median 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
83876 95652 97563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.52% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69767 79052 78125
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 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +130 558 £65,000 -7.14% 41
London +92 280 £67,500 -3.57% 24
South East +74 96 £72,500 +9.43% 6
South West +42 58 £60,000 - 2
Bristol +40 39 £70,000 +112.12%
West Midlands -7 38 £65,000 -7.14% 3
North West +4 35 £60,000 +14.28% 3
City of London +55 34 £67,500 -10.00% 11
Berkshire +13 31 £75,000 +11.11% 2
Birmingham -9 28 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Hampshire +37 26 £52,000 +22.35%
Manchester -2 26 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Scotland +25 25 £52,500 -
Surrey +55 21 £70,000 +36.58% 1
Yorkshire +47 21 £65,000 +32.65%
Edinburgh +19 21 £52,500 +5.00%
East of England +13 19 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Reading +31 17 £72,500 +9.43% 2
Aldershot +15 17 £72,500 +61.11%
Hertfordshire +28 14 £55,000 -29.03% 2
Gloucestershire +1 14 £60,000 -5.88% 2
West Yorkshire +29 13 £65,000 +32.65%
Watford +10 10 £50,000 -41.52%
Cheltenham -6 9 £60,000 -
Leeds +36 8 £62,500 +27.55%
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £76,250 +10.90% 1
Leatherhead +6 8 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £90,000 - 1
Lancashire - 6 £52,500 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £65,000 -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 599 (46.69%) Information Security
2 588 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 577 (44.97%) CISSP
4 497 (38.74%) Cybersecurity
5 351 (27.36%) Security Cleared
6 318 (24.79%) Network Security
7 316 (24.63%) SC Cleared
8 311 (24.24%) Degree
9 309 (24.08%) SIEM
10 301 (23.46%) CISM
11 292 (22.76%) Firewall
12 289 (22.53%) PCI DSS
13 256 (19.95%) Security Operations
14 226 (17.61%) Risk Management
15 221 (17.23%) Data Protection
16 218 (16.99%) Management Information System
17 213 (16.60%) Finance
18 185 (14.42%) TOGAF
19 174 (13.56%) ITIL
20 162 (12.63%) CISA
21 157 (12.24%) Windows
22 151 (11.77%) Vulnerability Management
23 144 (11.22%) Security Operations Centre
24 141 (10.99%) Security Management
25 135 (10.52%) PKI
26 132 (10.29%) Data Centre
27 115 (8.96%) Risk Assessment
28 110 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
29 108 (8.42%) Law
30 106 (8.26%) Computer Science

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 84 (6.55%) IIS
2 20 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.39%) Apache
3 5 (0.39%) SAS
4 4 (0.31%) NetWeaver
4 4 (0.31%) SAP Portal
4 4 (0.31%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.23%) CMS
5 3 (0.23%) JBoss
5 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.078%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.078%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.078%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.078%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.078%) nginx
7 1 (0.078%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.078%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (1.01%) MS Office
4 8 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.39%) SAP GRC
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.078%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.078%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 62 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.79%) SaaS
4 10 (0.78%) Office 365
4 10 (0.78%) PaaS
5 8 (0.62%) IaaS
6 6 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.078%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.078%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 318 (24.79%) Network Security
2 292 (22.76%) Firewall
3 76 (5.92%) VPN
4 70 (5.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 61 (4.75%) Cisco ASA
6 58 (4.52%) LAN
7 56 (4.36%) Internet
8 41 (3.20%) TCP/IP
9 39 (3.04%) DNS
10 37 (2.88%) IPsec
11 34 (2.65%) WAN
12 17 (1.33%) Wireless
13 16 (1.25%) SSL
14 14 (1.09%) MPLS
15 10 (0.78%) HTTP
15 10 (0.78%) VoIP
16 9 (0.70%) BGP
16 9 (0.70%) OSPF
17 8 (0.62%) EIGRP
17 8 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (1.79%) Big Data
2 9 (0.70%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.55%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.39%) MySQL
5 4 (0.31%) Redis
6 3 (0.23%) OLTP
7 2 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.16%) OLAP
7 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.078%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.078%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.078%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.078%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.078%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.078%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (0.62%) Burp Suite
2 6 (0.47%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.23%) AppScan
3 3 (0.23%) Paros
4 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.16%) sqlmap
4 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.078%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.078%) GitLab
5 1 (0.078%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.078%) JIRA
5 1 (0.078%) MSI
5 1 (0.078%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.078%) Travis CI
General
1 213 (16.60%) Finance
2 108 (8.42%) Law
3 86 (6.70%) Telecoms
4 48 (3.74%) Legal
5 41 (3.20%) Retail
6 37 (2.88%) Manufacturing
7 30 (2.34%) Banking
8 18 (1.40%) Advertising
9 16 (1.25%) Marketing
10 13 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.86%) Electronics
12 10 (0.78%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.78%) Publishing
13 8 (0.62%) Games
13 8 (0.62%) Local Government
14 7 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.47%) Automotive
15 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.31%) Military
17 3 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 427 (33.28%) Architect
2 373 (29.07%) Consultant
3 371 (28.92%) Security Architect
4 353 (27.51%) Security Consultant
5 132 (10.29%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 123 (9.59%) Analyst
6 123 (9.59%) Security Engineer
7 112 (8.73%) Security Manager
8 107 (8.34%) Security Analyst
9 89 (6.94%) Senior Consultant
10 86 (6.70%) Information Security Consultant
10 86 (6.70%) Senior Security Consultant
11 71 (5.53%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 69 (5.38%) IT Architect
13 67 (5.22%) IT Consultant
13 67 (5.22%) IT Security Consultant
14 56 (4.36%) IT Security Architect
15 55 (4.29%) IT Analyst
15 55 (4.29%) IT Security Analyst
15 55 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.04%) Web Services
2 16 (1.25%) .NET
3 14 (1.09%) SOAP
4 12 (0.94%) Middleware
4 12 (0.94%) SAML
4 12 (0.94%) XML
5 9 (0.70%) REST
6 8 (0.62%) OAuth
6 8 (0.62%) RESTful
7 7 (0.55%) JSON
8 6 (0.47%) COM
9 5 (0.39%) Ajax
10 4 (0.31%) beanstalkd
10 4 (0.31%) LAMP
10 4 (0.31%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (0.31%) SAP Basis
11 3 (0.23%) HTML
11 3 (0.23%) OpenID
11 3 (0.23%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 218 (16.99%) Management Information System
2 144 (11.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 135 (10.52%) PKI
4 132 (10.29%) Data Centre
5 106 (8.26%) Computer Science
6 75 (5.85%) CESG
7 72 (5.61%) Cryptography
8 60 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
9 59 (4.60%) Data Protection Act
10 40 (3.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 22 (1.71%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.17%) Mainframe
12 15 (1.17%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.17%) Public Cloud
13 14 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
13 14 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (0.78%) Clustering
14 10 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
14 10 (0.78%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 157 (12.24%) Windows
2 93 (7.25%) Linux
3 39 (3.04%) Unix
4 32 (2.49%) Windows Server
5 27 (2.10%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.64%) Solaris
7 17 (1.33%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.55%) Android
9 6 (0.47%) AIX
9 6 (0.47%) CentOS
9 6 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.078%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (46.69%) Information Security
2 497 (38.74%) Cybersecurity
3 309 (24.08%) SIEM
4 256 (19.95%) Security Operations
5 226 (17.61%) Risk Management
6 221 (17.23%) Data Protection
7 185 (14.42%) TOGAF
8 174 (13.56%) ITIL
9 151 (11.77%) Vulnerability Management
10 141 (10.99%) Security Management
11 115 (8.96%) Risk Assessment
12 110 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
13 100 (7.79%) Project Management
14 99 (7.72%) Identity Management
15 93 (7.25%) Identity Access Management
16 92 (7.17%) Presales
17 90 (7.01%) Enterprise Architecture
18 86 (6.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
19 83 (6.47%) Performance Management
20 78 (6.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (3.66%) Python
2 37 (2.88%) Java
3 35 (2.73%) SQL
4 28 (2.18%) C
5 25 (1.95%) PowerShell
6 24 (1.87%) JavaScript
7 16 (1.25%) Perl
8 14 (1.09%) C#
9 10 (0.78%) Ruby
10 8 (0.62%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.47%) Apple Swift
11 6 (0.47%) Objective-C
11 6 (0.47%) VB
12 5 (0.39%) PHP
12 5 (0.39%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.31%) Go
13 4 (0.31%) Scala
14 3 (0.23%) C++
15 1 (0.078%) Delphi
15 1 (0.078%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 577 (44.97%) CISSP
2 351 (27.36%) Security Cleared
3 316 (24.63%) SC Cleared
4 311 (24.24%) Degree
5 301 (23.46%) CISM
6 162 (12.63%) CISA
7 89 (6.94%) DV Cleared
8 85 (6.63%) IISP
9 81 (6.31%) CESG Certified Professional
10 71 (5.53%) CEH
11 61 (4.75%) CRISC
12 52 (4.05%) CLAS
13 49 (3.82%) SANS
14 48 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
15 38 (2.96%) CISMP
16 35 (2.73%) GIAC
17 29 (2.26%) CCNP
18 23 (1.79%) CCNA
18 23 (1.79%) CREST Certified
19 22 (1.71%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 588 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 289 (22.53%) PCI DSS
3 78 (6.08%) COBIT
4 69 (5.38%) ISO27002
5 62 (4.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 57 (4.44%) QA
7 38 (2.96%) ISO27005
8 34 (2.65%) ISO22301
9 23 (1.79%) SLA
10 21 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 19 (1.48%) FISMA
12 13 (1.01%) RMADS
13 7 (0.55%) PA-DSS
14 5 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
14 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.23%) SSAE 16
16 2 (0.16%) COSO
16 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
16 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 47 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.55%) Snort
4 6 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.23%) NFS
5 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.078%) Firmware
6 1 (0.078%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 43 (3.35%) QRadar
2 34 (2.65%) FortiGate
3 25 (1.95%) Nessus
4 17 (1.33%) RSA Archer
5 11 (0.86%) RSA enVision
6 9 (0.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (0.55%) Puppet
8 5 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (0.39%) Nmap
9 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.31%) SCCM
9 4 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.23%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.23%) Nexpose
10 3 (0.23%) WebInspect
11 2 (0.16%) logstash
11 2 (0.16%) WMI
11 2 (0.16%) WSUS
12 1 (0.078%) Ansible
Vendors
1 103 (8.03%) Cisco
2 97 (7.56%) Microsoft
3 96 (7.48%) Splunk
4 93 (7.25%) ArcSight
5 67 (5.22%) CheckPoint
6 49 (3.82%) Intel Security
7 46 (3.59%) Palo Alto
8 41 (3.20%) Fortinet
8 41 (3.20%) Juniper
9 30 (2.34%) Oracle
10 25 (1.95%) SAP
11 17 (1.33%) Apple
11 17 (1.33%) HP
11 17 (1.33%) VMware
12 16 (1.25%) LogRhythm
13 12 (0.94%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.78%) IBM
14 10 (0.78%) SolarWinds
15 8 (0.62%) Qualys
16 7 (0.55%) F5
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Parity Professionals
Posted: Yesterday
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £110000.00 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
UK
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £0 - £80,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 85,000 + car allowance (5.9k) + bonus (10-15%) + pension + hea
Posted: 22 hours ago
Burton-on-trent, Staffordshire
Consult Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £110000.00 - £150000.00 per annum + Exec package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Warner Bros.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago