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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 522 570 576
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +6
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 405 366 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 298 262 218
Average salary £65,750 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,250 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £61,108 £61,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+0.17% -2.40%

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +39 381 £67,500 +3.84% 42
London +68 185 £70,000 - 17
South East -1 100 £60,000 - 8
Berkshire +10 62 £60,000 -7.69% 1
City of London +30 40 £67,500 +17.39% 5
South West -7 24 £75,000 +7.14% 3
North West +8 21 £52,500 +12.90% 8
Slough +18 15 £52,500 -
West Midlands -10 15 £55,000 +22.22%
East of England -17 15 £66,500 -8.27%
East Midlands +20 14 £57,500 - 5
Hampshire +10 14 £75,000 +30.43% 2
Scotland +26 13 £61,963 -4.67% 1
Reading -36 13 £75,000 +18.11%
Cheshire +6 12 £52,500 - 3
Birmingham -9 10 £55,000 +15.78%
East Sussex +14 9 £47,500 +14.45%
Gloucestershire -13 9 £80,000 +14.28% 1
West Yorkshire +27 8 £41,250 -25.00%
Leeds +20 8 £41,250 -25.00%
Yorkshire +15 8 £41,250 -25.00%
Maidenhead +6 8 £80,000 +6.66%
Bracknell +19 7 £70,000 - 1
Wiltshire +2 7 - -
Gloucester -17 7 £80,000 +23.07%
Harrow - 7 £73,750 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 - -
Edinburgh +21 6 £40,000 -40.74% 1
Northamptonshire +4 6 - - 4
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £43,250 - 1

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 421 (49.41%) Information Security
2 363 (42.61%) CISSP
3 240 (28.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 238 (27.93%) Firewall
5 194 (22.77%) PCI DSS
6 191 (22.42%) Finance
7 181 (21.24%) Degree
8 170 (19.95%) Network Security
9 169 (19.84%) Cyber Security
10 154 (18.08%) Windows
11 148 (17.37%) Risk Management
12 142 (16.67%) CISM
13 134 (15.73%) TOGAF
14 128 (15.02%) Security Cleared
15 122 (14.32%) Management Information System
16 117 (13.73%) Vulnerability Management
17 115 (13.50%) Penetration Testing
18 114 (13.38%) Cisco
19 109 (12.79%) Linux
20 107 (12.56%) SIEM
21 103 (12.09%) Enterprise Architecture
22 102 (11.97%) ITIL
23 100 (11.74%) Project Management
24 99 (11.62%) SABSA
25 87 (10.21%) Cisco Certification
26 82 (9.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
27 80 (9.39%) SC Cleared
28 73 (8.57%) Information Assurance
28 73 (8.57%) WAN
29 72 (8.45%) Security Management

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (3.99%) IIS
2 15 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.17%) OpenStack
4 8 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.82%) SAS
6 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.47%) Lync
7 4 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.47%) CMS
8 3 (0.35%) Apache
8 3 (0.35%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.23%) Node.js
10 1 (0.12%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.12%) WordPress
10 1 (0.12%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 24 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.94%) MS Office
3 7 (0.82%) SPSS
4 6 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) MS Project
5 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.58%) IaaS
2 26 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.93%) SaaS
4 20 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (1.76%) PaaS
5 15 (1.76%) Office 365
5 15 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.35%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.12%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 238 (27.93%) Firewall
2 170 (19.95%) Network Security
3 73 (8.57%) WAN
4 65 (7.63%) Wireless
5 62 (7.28%) TCP/IP
6 58 (6.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 55 (6.46%) MPLS
8 54 (6.34%) LAN
9 49 (5.75%) BGP
10 43 (5.05%) EIGRP
11 40 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (4.23%) SSL
13 33 (3.87%) OSPF
14 32 (3.76%) Unified Communications
15 31 (3.64%) VPN
16 29 (3.40%) Internet
17 24 (2.82%) HSRP
18 22 (2.58%) IP Telephony
18 22 (2.58%) VLAN
18 22 (2.58%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.53%) Big Data
3 5 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.59%) NonStop SQL
3 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.47%) SSDT
4 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (0.47%) Xcelsius
4 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (0.47%) MySQL
4 4 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.12%) DB2
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (1.06%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.47%) MSBuild
2 4 (0.47%) Psake
2 4 (0.47%) Selenium
2 4 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.47%) NUnit
2 4 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.23%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.12%) Hudson
General
1 191 (22.42%) Finance
2 54 (6.34%) Law
3 53 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 48 (5.63%) Retail
5 37 (4.34%) Legal
6 36 (4.23%) Banking
7 22 (2.58%) Marketing
8 12 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.94%) Electronics
10 7 (0.82%) Advertising
10 7 (0.82%) Publishing
11 6 (0.70%) Games
12 5 (0.59%) Military
13 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.35%) Back Office
14 3 (0.35%) Billing
15 2 (0.23%) French Language
15 2 (0.23%) German Language
15 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 345 (40.49%) Architect
2 274 (32.16%) Security Architect
3 222 (26.06%) Consultant
4 178 (20.89%) Security Consultant
5 73 (8.57%) Security Engineer
6 68 (7.98%) Enterprise Architect
7 67 (7.86%) Security Manager
8 56 (6.57%) Network Engineer
9 54 (6.34%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 47 (5.52%) Security Specialist
11 46 (5.40%) IT Consultant
11 46 (5.40%) IT Security Consultant
12 39 (4.58%) Penetration Tester
12 39 (4.58%) Tester
12 39 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
13 31 (3.64%) Analyst
13 31 (3.64%) IT Architect
14 30 (3.52%) Security Analyst
15 29 (3.40%) IT Security Architect
16 28 (3.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.46%) Web Services
2 15 (1.76%) .NET
3 13 (1.53%) JSP
4 11 (1.29%) Middleware
4 11 (1.29%) J2EE
5 9 (1.06%) Regular Expression
5 9 (1.06%) XML
6 7 (0.82%) Spring
7 5 (0.59%) XSD
7 5 (0.59%) SOAP
7 5 (0.59%) ADO.NET
7 5 (0.59%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.59%) Application Packaging
7 5 (0.59%) WPF
7 5 (0.59%) Silverlight
8 4 (0.47%) HTML
8 4 (0.47%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.35%) Ajax
9 3 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 122 (14.32%) Management Information System
2 63 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (7.16%) Computer Science
4 53 (6.22%) CESG
5 43 (5.05%) PKI
6 33 (3.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 30 (3.52%) Cryptography
8 25 (2.93%) RMADS
9 21 (2.46%) CESG CLAS
10 19 (2.23%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.76%) Mainframe
12 14 (1.64%) Fat Client
12 14 (1.64%) Thin Client
13 12 (1.41%) Open Source
14 11 (1.29%) GIS
14 11 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.06%) BYOD
15 9 (1.06%) Visualisation
16 7 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 154 (18.08%) Windows
2 109 (12.79%) Linux
3 42 (4.93%) UNIX
4 10 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.06%) Solaris
6 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.70%) CentOS
8 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.59%) VMS
8 5 (0.59%) AIX
8 5 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.47%) HPUX
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (49.41%) Information Security
2 169 (19.84%) Cyber Security
3 148 (17.37%) Risk Management
4 134 (15.73%) TOGAF
5 117 (13.73%) Vulnerability Management
6 115 (13.50%) Penetration Testing
7 107 (12.56%) SIEM
8 103 (12.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 102 (11.97%) ITIL
10 100 (11.74%) Project Management
11 99 (11.62%) SABSA
12 82 (9.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 73 (8.57%) Information Assurance
14 72 (8.45%) Security Management
15 66 (7.75%) Mentoring
16 62 (7.28%) Network Design
17 58 (6.81%) Performance Management
18 52 (6.10%) Risk Assessment
19 51 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
20 47 (5.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 51 (5.99%) Java
2 43 (5.05%) SQL
3 29 (3.40%) C
4 17 (2.00%) C#
5 11 (1.29%) Perl
6 10 (1.17%) Ruby
6 10 (1.17%) C++
6 10 (1.17%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.06%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.06%) Python
7 9 (1.06%) PowerShell
8 7 (0.82%) PHP
9 5 (0.59%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.59%) VBA
10 2 (0.23%) R
10 2 (0.23%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.23%) VBScript
11 1 (0.12%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 363 (42.61%) CISSP
2 181 (21.24%) Degree
3 142 (16.67%) CISM
4 128 (15.02%) Security Cleared
5 87 (10.21%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (9.39%) SC Cleared
7 69 (8.10%) CCNP
8 61 (7.16%) DV Cleared
9 48 (5.63%) CISA
10 38 (4.46%) OSCP
10 38 (4.46%) OSCE
10 38 (4.46%) GIAC
11 28 (3.29%) CCIE
12 27 (3.17%) CRISC
13 26 (3.05%) SSCP
14 22 (2.58%) CEH
15 19 (2.23%) CCNA
16 15 (1.76%) GCIA
16 15 (1.76%) GCIH
17 11 (1.29%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (28.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 194 (22.77%) PCI DSS
3 53 (6.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 45 (5.28%) COBIT
5 19 (2.23%) QA
6 13 (1.53%) JSP 440
7 11 (1.29%) ISO 9001
7 11 (1.29%) HIPAA
8 9 (1.06%) BS7799
8 9 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 8 (0.94%) SLA
10 6 (0.70%) HMG Infosec
11 5 (0.59%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.23%) Basel II
13 1 (0.12%) GCP
13 1 (0.12%) FISMA
System Software
1 40 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.64%) vSphere
4 12 (1.41%) Snort
5 10 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.17%) vCloud
6 6 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.35%) XenServer
7 3 (0.35%) KVM
8 2 (0.23%) XenApp
8 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (1.53%) Tivoli
2 9 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (0.70%) SCCM
3 6 (0.70%) Nessus
3 6 (0.70%) MIIS
4 4 (0.47%) Nagios
5 3 (0.35%) vMotion
5 3 (0.35%) Puppet
5 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.23%) logstash
6 2 (0.23%) SCOM
6 2 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.23%) OpenView
7 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.12%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 114 (13.38%) Cisco
2 71 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 56 (6.57%) F5
4 55 (6.46%) Microsoft
4 55 (6.46%) Juniper
5 54 (6.34%) Splunk
6 50 (5.87%) ArcSight
7 47 (5.52%) VMware
8 45 (5.28%) HP
9 44 (5.16%) Citrix
10 35 (4.11%) SAP
11 34 (3.99%) McAfee
12 29 (3.40%) Oracle
12 29 (3.40%) Fortinet
13 14 (1.64%) IBM
13 14 (1.64%) Avaya
14 13 (1.53%) Blue Coat
15 11 (1.29%) Business Objects
16 10 (1.17%) BT
17 9 (1.06%) Websense
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis IT
Posted: 14 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 50K to 60K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £85k plus competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £90k plus competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
United Kingdom
Skillsearch Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Badenoch & Clark
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
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
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance + 35% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Networking People
Salary: 15% bonus and other benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Pro Rata
Posted: 6 days ago