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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 612 530 520
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -10
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 298 385 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 226 244 359
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £60,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -5.51%

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
92333 86744 92837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.25% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 73720 71172 78538
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014 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 17 September 2014. 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 -79 278 £65,000 +8.33% 47
London -42 111 £70,000 +7.69% 22
South East 0 99 £67,000 +21.81% 12
Berkshire +2 46 £70,000 +40.00% 4
City of London -14 26 £59,000 -15.71% 9
Hampshire +3 23 £67,000 -0.74% 5
Reading -12 22 £80,000 +60.00%
Surrey -3 17 £47,500 +21.79% 2
North West -22 17 £70,000 - 2
South West -37 13 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +1 11 £50,000 -33.33%
East Midlands -1 11 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Leicestershire - 11 £55,000 - 1
Leicester - 11 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands -1 10 £42,500 -41.37% 2
Guildford +12 8 £50,000 -
Cheshire -15 8 £70,000 -
Southampton - 8 £47,750 - 1
Manchester +3 7 £70,000 -17.64% 2
Gloucestershire +2 7 £66,250 +10.41% 1
Scotland -8 7 £58,750 +17.50%
Milton Keynes -13 7 £45,000 -40.00%
Leeds -39 7 £52,500 -12.50% 3
West Yorkshire -48 7 £52,500 - 3
Yorkshire -50 7 £52,500 +11.34% 3
Maidenhead - 7 £85,000 -
Gloucester +4 6 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Wales +3 6 £35,000 - 1
South Wales 0 6 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh -6 6 £55,000 -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 316 (46.06%) Information Security
2 232 (33.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 228 (33.24%) Finance
4 203 (29.59%) CISSP
5 166 (24.20%) Degree
6 160 (23.32%) Security Cleared
7 122 (17.78%) Risk Management
7 122 (17.78%) PCI DSS
8 118 (17.20%) Cyber Security
9 115 (16.76%) SC Cleared
10 98 (14.29%) SOA
10 98 (14.29%) CISM
11 97 (14.14%) SIEM
12 95 (13.85%) Firewall
13 93 (13.56%) Management Information System
14 85 (12.39%) Project Management
15 79 (11.52%) Network Security
15 79 (11.52%) Data Protection
16 77 (11.22%) Risk Assessment
17 76 (11.08%) TOGAF
18 74 (10.79%) Java
18 74 (10.79%) CESG
18 74 (10.79%) RMADS
19 71 (10.35%) Network Design
19 71 (10.35%) Information Assurance
20 69 (10.06%) CISA
21 68 (9.91%) Windows
22 65 (9.48%) DV Cleared
23 60 (8.75%) Business Development
24 59 (8.60%) Oracle

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 42 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 37 (5.39%) IIS
3 21 (3.06%) WebLogic
3 21 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (2.92%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 18 (2.62%) MQSeries
6 10 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (1.17%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.17%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.17%) SAS
8 7 (1.02%) Lync
9 4 (0.58%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.44%) Apache
11 2 (0.29%) FileNet
11 2 (0.29%) CMS
11 2 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.17%) SPSS
3 5 (0.73%) MS Office
4 4 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.90%) Cognos TM1
2 12 (1.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (1.02%) RMDS
4 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.02%) PaaS
2 6 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 95 (13.85%) Firewall
2 79 (11.52%) Network Security
3 35 (5.10%) Internet
4 32 (4.66%) VPN
5 25 (3.64%) WAN
5 25 (3.64%) MPLS
6 20 (2.92%) Wireless
6 20 (2.92%) LAN
7 19 (2.77%) TCP/IP
8 13 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (1.90%) OSPF
8 13 (1.90%) BGP
9 12 (1.75%) FTP
10 11 (1.60%) SAN
10 11 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (1.46%) HTTP
12 9 (1.31%) NAS
13 8 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (1.17%) DNS
13 8 (1.17%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (3.35%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.62%) DB2
4 15 (2.19%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.90%) Cognos Powerplay
5 13 (1.90%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 13 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.75%) Cognos Impromptu
6 12 (1.75%) DataStage
7 10 (1.46%) Big Data
8 6 (0.87%) QlikView
9 4 (0.58%) MySQL
9 4 (0.58%) BODI
10 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.15%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 6 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.73%) MSBuild
2 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.44%) Subversion
4 2 (0.29%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.15%) QADirector
General
1 228 (33.24%) Finance
2 45 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 43 (6.27%) Banking
4 27 (3.94%) Law
5 22 (3.21%) Legal
6 16 (2.33%) Retail
7 15 (2.19%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.73%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.73%) Publishing
8 5 (0.73%) Games
8 5 (0.73%) Marketing
9 4 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.44%) Advertising
10 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.44%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 314 (45.77%) Architect
2 217 (31.63%) Security Architect
3 175 (25.51%) Consultant
4 108 (15.74%) Security Consultant
5 49 (7.14%) Security Manager
6 44 (6.41%) CLAS Consultant
7 42 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
8 37 (5.39%) Analyst
9 35 (5.10%) Enterprise Architect
10 34 (4.96%) Security Analyst
11 32 (4.66%) Senior Consultant
12 31 (4.52%) Technical Architect
12 31 (4.52%) Senior Manager
12 31 (4.52%) Information Security Consultant
13 27 (3.94%) Information Architect
13 27 (3.94%) Information Security Architect
14 26 (3.79%) Security Engineer
15 25 (3.64%) Senior Architect
16 20 (2.92%) Information Assurance Consultant
16 20 (2.92%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (8.02%) Web Services
2 45 (6.56%) .NET
3 39 (5.69%) XML
4 30 (4.37%) JMS
5 21 (3.06%) ASP.NET
6 17 (2.48%) SAML
7 16 (2.33%) OAuth
8 15 (2.19%) J2EE
9 14 (2.04%) Spring
10 10 (1.46%) Ajax
10 10 (1.46%) Java SE
10 10 (1.46%) JSON
10 10 (1.46%) REST
10 10 (1.46%) SailPoint
11 9 (1.31%) OpenID
12 8 (1.17%) JSF
12 8 (1.17%) Middleware
13 7 (1.02%) EJB
13 7 (1.02%) XSD
14 6 (0.87%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (13.56%) Management Information System
2 74 (10.79%) CESG
2 74 (10.79%) RMADS
3 46 (6.71%) PKI
4 45 (6.56%) PMI
4 45 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (5.98%) CESG CLAS
6 39 (5.69%) Computer Science
7 29 (4.23%) Open Source
8 24 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.04%) Mainframe
10 13 (1.90%) Kindle
11 10 (1.46%) NHS
12 9 (1.31%) GIS
12 9 (1.31%) Cryptography
12 9 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.73%) Statistics
13 5 (0.73%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.73%) iPad
13 5 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (9.91%) Windows
2 49 (7.14%) Linux
3 27 (3.94%) UNIX
4 11 (1.60%) Solaris
5 9 (1.31%) AIX
6 7 (1.02%) Android
7 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.44%) HPUX
8 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (46.06%) Information Security
2 122 (17.78%) Risk Management
3 118 (17.20%) Cyber Security
4 98 (14.29%) SOA
5 97 (14.14%) SIEM
6 85 (12.39%) Project Management
7 79 (11.52%) Data Protection
8 77 (11.22%) Risk Assessment
9 76 (11.08%) TOGAF
10 71 (10.35%) Network Design
10 71 (10.35%) Information Assurance
11 60 (8.75%) Business Development
12 58 (8.45%) Enterprise Architecture
13 55 (8.02%) Risk Analysis
14 48 (7.00%) Penetration Testing
14 48 (7.00%) PRINCE2
15 46 (6.71%) Programme Management
15 46 (6.71%) SABSA
16 41 (5.98%) ITIL
17 37 (5.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 74 (10.79%) Java
2 17 (2.48%) SQL
3 16 (2.33%) C
4 12 (1.75%) VBA
5 9 (1.31%) C++
6 8 (1.17%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.17%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.73%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.44%) C#
8 3 (0.44%) Perl
9 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.29%) Ruby
10 1 (0.15%) Python
10 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 203 (29.59%) CISSP
2 166 (24.20%) Degree
3 160 (23.32%) Security Cleared
4 115 (16.76%) SC Cleared
5 98 (14.29%) CISM
6 69 (10.06%) CISA
7 65 (9.48%) DV Cleared
8 46 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
9 45 (6.56%) PMI Certification
10 35 (5.10%) CCNP
11 33 (4.81%) CEH
12 21 (3.06%) CCIE
13 18 (2.62%) CCNA
14 12 (1.75%) GIAC
15 7 (1.02%) ISSAP
16 5 (0.73%) CCIP
17 4 (0.58%) SAP Certification
17 4 (0.58%) MBA
17 4 (0.58%) SSCP
17 4 (0.58%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (33.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 122 (17.78%) PCI DSS
3 32 (4.66%) ISO 9001
4 27 (3.94%) COBIT
5 19 (2.77%) QA
5 19 (2.77%) JSP 440
6 18 (2.62%) ISO 8583
7 15 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (2.04%) HMG Infosec
9 8 (1.17%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.87%) BS7799
11 3 (0.44%) HL7
12 2 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.46%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.17%) vCloud
4 4 (0.58%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.44%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (0.29%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (2.92%) Tivoli
2 18 (2.62%) SCOM
3 4 (0.58%) OpenSSO
3 4 (0.58%) OpenView
3 4 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.29%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 59 (8.60%) Oracle
2 55 (8.02%) Microsoft
3 47 (6.85%) Cisco
4 31 (4.52%) CheckPoint
5 28 (4.08%) Juniper
6 25 (3.64%) Cognos
7 21 (3.06%) TIBCO
8 19 (2.77%) VMware
9 16 (2.33%) Citrix
10 13 (1.90%) Splunk
11 12 (1.75%) HP
11 12 (1.75%) Business Objects
12 11 (1.60%) SAP
12 11 (1.60%) ArcSight
13 10 (1.46%) F5
13 10 (1.46%) IBM
13 10 (1.46%) Sun
13 10 (1.46%) McAfee
14 9 (1.31%) Aveksa
15 5 (0.73%) LogRhythm
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