The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 590 526 553
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +27
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 326 381 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.44% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 220 251 298
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93489 85651 91195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.67% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75403 70134 77725
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 -55 307 £65,000 - 28
London -67 131 £75,000 +7.14% 8
South East +19 106 £57,500 -11.53% 13
Berkshire +4 43 £67,500 +50.00% 4
Reading -7 31 £66,250 +47.22% 2
Surrey +16 22 £57,500 -17.85%
East of England 0 20 £72,500 +141.66%
City of London -43 20 £72,500 +9.43%
South West -8 18 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Hampshire -1 15 £50,000 -25.92% 5
Guildford +17 14 £62,500 -10.71%
Hertfordshire -5 14 £72,500 -
West Sussex - 14 £43,000 - 1
Crawley - 13 £43,000 -
Scotland -9 11 £63,750 +27.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £48,750 -38.09% 3
West Midlands +1 9 £44,000 -41.33%
Bristol -14 9 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Harrow 0 8 £70,000 +3.70%
Gloucestershire +4 7 £70,000 +5.66%
East Midlands -4 7 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire -49 7 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Glasgow -13 6 £62,500 +25.00%
Leeds -35 6 £41,500 -24.54% 2
West Yorkshire -45 6 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Leicestershire - 6 £55,000 - 1
Leicester - 6 £55,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 6 £72,500 -
Edinburgh -5 5 £67,500 - 1
Milton Keynes -6 5 £48,750 -39.06% 3

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 286 (43.93%) Information Security
2 229 (35.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 208 (31.95%) Finance
4 190 (29.19%) CISSP
5 168 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 145 (22.27%) Degree
7 128 (19.66%) SC Cleared
8 105 (16.13%) Cyber Security
9 98 (15.05%) Risk Management
10 97 (14.90%) PCI DSS
11 96 (14.75%) Management Information System
12 95 (14.59%) Project Management
13 91 (13.98%) Firewall
14 84 (12.90%) SIEM
15 83 (12.75%) Network Design
16 82 (12.60%) CISM
17 81 (12.44%) DV Cleared
18 75 (11.52%) Risk Assessment
18 75 (11.52%) Java
18 75 (11.52%) PKI
19 74 (11.37%) Network Security
20 73 (11.21%) RMADS
21 72 (11.06%) SOA
22 70 (10.75%) TOGAF
23 69 (10.60%) Information Assurance
24 68 (10.45%) Windows
25 66 (10.14%) CESG
25 66 (10.14%) Data Protection
26 64 (9.83%) Enterprise Architecture
27 63 (9.68%) Linux

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 44 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 31 (4.76%) IIS
3 30 (4.61%) WebLogic
4 23 (3.53%) WebSphere
5 22 (3.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 22 (3.38%) MQSeries
6 19 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (1.84%) Lync
8 11 (1.69%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.08%) SAS
9 7 (1.08%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.08%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.46%) FileNet
11 3 (0.46%) Apache
12 2 (0.31%) CMS
12 2 (0.31%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.23%) MS Office
3 7 (1.08%) SPSS
4 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.84%) Cognos TM1
2 9 (1.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.31%) RMDS
4 1 (0.15%) Summit
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (0.61%) Amazon S3
1 4 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 91 (13.98%) Firewall
2 74 (11.37%) Network Security
3 38 (5.84%) Internet
4 19 (2.92%) WAN
5 17 (2.61%) MPLS
6 15 (2.30%) Wireless
7 14 (2.15%) VPN
8 11 (1.69%) FTP
8 11 (1.69%) LAN
9 10 (1.54%) HTTP
9 10 (1.54%) TCP/IP
10 9 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.23%) DNS
12 7 (1.08%) Ethernet
12 7 (1.08%) SAN
12 7 (1.08%) DMZ
12 7 (1.08%) OSPF
12 7 (1.08%) BGP
12 7 (1.08%) NAS
13 6 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (3.38%) DB2
5 12 (1.84%) Cognos Powerplay
5 12 (1.84%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 12 (1.84%) Big Data
5 12 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.69%) Cognos Impromptu
6 11 (1.69%) DataStage
7 8 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.08%) BODI
9 6 (0.92%) MySQL
10 3 (0.46%) QlikView
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.15%) ActiveReports
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (0.92%) Visual Studio
1 6 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.77%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.31%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.15%) Subversion
4 1 (0.15%) QADirector
General
1 208 (31.95%) Finance
2 43 (6.61%) Banking
3 38 (5.84%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.84%) Law
5 15 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.00%) Legal
7 12 (1.84%) Retail
8 10 (1.54%) Marketing
9 6 (0.92%) Electronics
10 5 (0.77%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.77%) Publishing
11 4 (0.61%) Games
11 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.61%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 321 (49.31%) Architect
2 221 (33.95%) Security Architect
3 139 (21.35%) Consultant
4 79 (12.14%) Security Consultant
5 48 (7.37%) Security Manager
6 42 (6.45%) CLAS Consultant
7 35 (5.38%) Analyst
8 33 (5.07%) Security Analyst
8 33 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (4.76%) Information Architect
9 31 (4.76%) Information Security Architect
10 30 (4.61%) Senior Architect
11 29 (4.45%) Senior Manager
11 29 (4.45%) Enterprise Architect
11 29 (4.45%) Information Security Consultant
12 26 (3.99%) Security Engineer
13 25 (3.84%) Technical Architect
14 23 (3.53%) Principal Architect
15 21 (3.23%) Information Assurance Consultant
16 20 (3.07%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (6.61%) Web Services
2 37 (5.68%) XML
2 37 (5.68%) .NET
3 28 (4.30%) JMS
4 18 (2.76%) ASP.NET
5 13 (2.00%) J2EE
6 11 (1.69%) Middleware
6 11 (1.69%) JSF
7 10 (1.54%) EJB
7 10 (1.54%) SAML
8 9 (1.38%) OAuth
8 9 (1.38%) OpenID
8 9 (1.38%) SailPoint
9 8 (1.23%) Spring
10 7 (1.08%) JMX
10 7 (1.08%) JAX-WS
10 7 (1.08%) XML Schema
10 7 (1.08%) JAXB
10 7 (1.08%) JSP
10 7 (1.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 96 (14.75%) Management Information System
2 75 (11.52%) PKI
3 73 (11.21%) RMADS
4 66 (10.14%) CESG
5 43 (6.61%) Open Source
6 42 (6.45%) PMI
7 36 (5.53%) CESG CLAS
8 31 (4.76%) Computer Science
9 27 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (2.76%) Cryptography
11 17 (2.61%) Mainframe
12 13 (2.00%) Kindle
13 10 (1.54%) GIS
14 8 (1.23%) NHS
15 7 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
16 5 (0.77%) Mathematics
16 5 (0.77%) IPTV
17 4 (0.61%) Web 2.0
17 4 (0.61%) EPoS
17 4 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 68 (10.45%) Windows
2 63 (9.68%) Linux
3 24 (3.69%) UNIX
4 18 (2.76%) Solaris
5 12 (1.84%) AIX
6 9 (1.38%) Android
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) CentOS
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (43.93%) Information Security
2 105 (16.13%) Cyber Security
3 98 (15.05%) Risk Management
4 95 (14.59%) Project Management
5 84 (12.90%) SIEM
6 83 (12.75%) Network Design
7 75 (11.52%) Risk Assessment
8 72 (11.06%) SOA
9 70 (10.75%) TOGAF
10 69 (10.60%) Information Assurance
11 66 (10.14%) Data Protection
12 64 (9.83%) Enterprise Architecture
13 56 (8.60%) Risk Analysis
14 51 (7.83%) Business Development
15 48 (7.37%) PRINCE2
16 37 (5.68%) Penetration Testing
16 37 (5.68%) Programme Management
17 35 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
18 34 (5.22%) Security Testing
18 34 (5.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 75 (11.52%) Java
2 15 (2.30%) SQL
2 15 (2.30%) C++
3 11 (1.69%) VBA
3 11 (1.69%) C
4 8 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.08%) Perl
6 5 (0.77%) T-SQL
6 5 (0.77%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.61%) Python
8 3 (0.46%) C#
9 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.31%) Ruby
10 1 (0.15%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 190 (29.19%) CISSP
2 168 (25.81%) Security Cleared
3 145 (22.27%) Degree
4 128 (19.66%) SC Cleared
5 82 (12.60%) CISM
6 81 (12.44%) DV Cleared
7 58 (8.91%) CISA
8 44 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
9 43 (6.61%) PMI Certification
10 34 (5.22%) CEH
11 29 (4.45%) CCNP
12 23 (3.53%) CCIE
13 18 (2.76%) CCNA
14 11 (1.69%) ISSAP
15 10 (1.54%) GIAC
16 8 (1.23%) CCIP
17 6 (0.92%) SSCP
18 5 (0.77%) CCSE
18 5 (0.77%) CHFI
19 4 (0.61%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (35.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (14.90%) PCI DSS
3 29 (4.45%) ISO 9001
4 22 (3.38%) ISO 8583
5 19 (2.92%) QA
5 19 (2.92%) JSP 440
6 17 (2.61%) COBIT
7 13 (2.00%) HMG Infosec
8 10 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (1.08%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.77%) BS7799
11 2 (0.31%) SLA
12 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.54%) PowerHA
4 7 (1.08%) vCloud
5 3 (0.46%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.31%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.15%) Snort
7 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (2.76%) Tivoli
2 17 (2.61%) SCOM
3 7 (1.08%) OpenSSO
4 5 (0.77%) Nessus
4 5 (0.77%) OpenView
4 5 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.31%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 60 (9.22%) Microsoft
2 57 (8.76%) Oracle
3 45 (6.91%) Cisco
4 28 (4.30%) CheckPoint
5 26 (3.99%) Cognos
6 24 (3.69%) Juniper
6 24 (3.69%) TIBCO
7 16 (2.46%) VMware
7 16 (2.46%) F5
8 14 (2.15%) Business Objects
8 14 (2.15%) Sun
9 13 (2.00%) HP
10 12 (1.84%) Splunk
10 12 (1.84%) Riverbed
11 11 (1.69%) Citrix
12 10 (1.54%) IBM
12 10 (1.54%) SAP
13 9 (1.38%) Blue Coat
13 9 (1.38%) Aveksa
14 8 (1.23%) McAfee
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