The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Solution Architect
Rank 884 916 869
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 14 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.010% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 13
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £62,500 £71,250
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -12.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect within the UK.

Security Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 within the UK.

Security Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 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 +26 14 £70,000 +3.70% 1
West Midlands -1 8 £70,000 +7.69% 1
London +22 4 £90,000 +20.00%
Berkshire +10 1 £75,000 -
South East +10 1 £75,000 -
Worcestershire -7 1 - -
City of London - 1 £90,000 -
Malvern - 1 - -

Security Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Security Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 10 (37.04%) SIEM
1 10 (37.04%) Cyber Security
2 9 (33.33%) Firewall
3 8 (29.63%) CISSP
3 8 (29.63%) TOGAF
3 8 (29.63%) CRM
4 7 (25.93%) Information Security
4 7 (25.93%) Database Security
4 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
4 7 (25.93%) Network Security
5 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 6 (22.22%) Patch Management
5 6 (22.22%) McAfee
6 5 (18.52%) Identity Management
6 5 (18.52%) Tivoli
7 4 (14.81%) Juniper
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco
7 4 (14.81%) DNS
7 4 (14.81%) SMTP
7 4 (14.81%) HTTP
7 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
7 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (11.11%) SAP Security
8 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture

Security Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Security Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Drupal
1 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) Network Security
3 4 (14.81%) SMTP
3 4 (14.81%) HTTP
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) MPLS
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) OSPF
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) SSL
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) WSDL
2 1 (3.70%) LAMP
2 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) WebSockets
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) BYOD
4 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.70%) Semantic Web
5 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) SIEM
1 10 (37.04%) Cyber Security
2 8 (29.63%) CRM
2 8 (29.63%) TOGAF
3 7 (25.93%) Information Security
3 7 (25.93%) Database Security
4 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 6 (22.22%) Patch Management
5 5 (18.52%) Identity Management
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
6 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (11.11%) SAP Security
7 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
8 1 (3.70%) ETL
8 1 (3.70%) RDF
8 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) R
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) CISSP
2 3 (11.11%) CISA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CGEIT
3 2 (7.41%) CRISC
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Tivoli
2 4 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) McAfee
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) Juniper
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
4 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
4 2 (7.41%) FireEye
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) CA
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
West Midlands
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday