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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Solution Architect
Rank 874 906 874
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 19 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.005% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 8
Average salary £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £70,000 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 21 November 2014 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 21 November 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 -2 19 £75,000 +7.14% 6
South East -5 10 £75,000 +25.00% 1
Berkshire +24 9 £75,000 +25.00% 1
London -6 9 £75,000 - 5
Reading +8 4 - -
City of London - 3 £75,000 - 2
Guildford - 1 £65,000 -
Surrey - 1 £65,000 -

Security Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) CISSP
3 12 (34.29%) Firewall
4 11 (31.43%) Information Security
5 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
5 9 (25.71%) McAfee
6 8 (22.86%) Security Architecture
7 7 (20.00%) Cyber Security
8 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
8 6 (17.14%) CISM
8 6 (17.14%) Banking
8 6 (17.14%) PKI
8 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (17.14%) Network Security
9 5 (14.29%) Sourcefire
9 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco
9 5 (14.29%) SOA
9 5 (14.29%) ITIL
9 5 (14.29%) Splunk
9 5 (14.29%) SABSA
10 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (11.43%) Windows
10 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.43%) HP
10 4 (11.43%) CA
10 4 (11.43%) VBScript
10 4 (11.43%) Project Management
10 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
10 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development

Security Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) Network Security
3 4 (11.43%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Rational Rose
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) PKI
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) CESG
3 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Information Security
2 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
3 8 (22.86%) Security Architecture
4 7 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) SOA
6 5 (14.29%) SABSA
7 4 (11.43%) Project Management
7 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) SIEM
9 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.71%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (5.71%) CRM
9 2 (5.71%) Business Development
9 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
9 2 (5.71%) Data Security
10 1 (2.86%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) VBScript
2 2 (5.71%) C
2 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) CISSP
2 6 (17.14%) CISM
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) CISA
4 1 (2.86%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (5.71%) Basel II
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.71%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) McAfee
2 5 (14.29%) Sourcefire
2 5 (14.29%) Splunk
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco
2 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) CA
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
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