The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Security Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Solution Architect
UK
Rank 799 914 905
Rank change year-on-year
+115 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 50 25 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.025% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.026% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 44 17 36
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £70,000 £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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Security Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 20 January 2017 within the UK.

Security Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +102 41 £80,000 +14.28% 8
London +87 28 £85,000 -2.85% 6
South East +71 4 £70,000 -
East of England +25 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £70,000 -
Cambridge - 3 - -
City of London +18 2 £88,750 - 1
South West +12 2 £65,000 +18.18% 1
West Midlands +1 2 £75,000 +7.14%
Bristol - 2 £65,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £75,000 -
Malvern - 2 £75,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £75,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £75,000 -
Surrey - 1 £90,000 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £75,000 -

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Security Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 46 (38.66%) Presales
2 42 (35.29%) CISSP
3 40 (33.61%) CISM
4 38 (31.93%) Cybersecurity
5 34 (28.57%) CISA
5 34 (28.57%) Information Security
6 29 (24.37%) Finance
6 29 (24.37%) Cisco
7 28 (23.53%) Firewall
8 25 (21.01%) TOGAF
8 25 (21.01%) Security Architecture
8 25 (21.01%) Big Data
9 24 (20.17%) CEH
10 23 (19.33%) SIEM
11 22 (18.49%) ITIL
12 21 (17.65%) Network Security
13 20 (16.81%) Hybrid Cloud
13 20 (16.81%) Identity Management
14 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
15 17 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 17 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (13.45%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (13.45%) Management Information System
16 16 (13.45%) VMware
16 16 (13.45%) LDAP
16 16 (13.45%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (12.61%) PRINCE2
17 15 (12.61%) Information Security Management
17 15 (12.61%) Security Management
17 15 (12.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.84%) IBM Domino
1 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.53%) Firewall
2 21 (17.65%) Network Security
3 17 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (13.45%) LDAP
5 14 (11.76%) WAN
6 13 (10.92%) SAN
7 11 (9.24%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (9.24%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.20%) DNS
8 5 (4.20%) Wireless
9 4 (3.36%) DHCP
9 4 (3.36%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (3.36%) LAN
9 4 (3.36%) VoIP
9 4 (3.36%) VPN
10 3 (2.52%) BGP
10 3 (2.52%) MPLS
10 3 (2.52%) OSPF
10 3 (2.52%) SSL
11 1 (0.84%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.01%) Big Data
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.84%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.84%) DB2
3 1 (0.84%) GIS
3 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.84%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.84%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (24.37%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Legal
2 13 (10.92%) Retail
3 10 (8.40%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.52%) Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Law
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) JAAS
1 3 (2.52%) Web Services
2 1 (0.84%) .NET
2 1 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.84%) JCE
2 1 (0.84%) OAuth2
2 1 (0.84%) OpenID
2 1 (0.84%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.84%) SAML
2 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (13.45%) Management Information System
3 14 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 10 (8.40%) Cryptography
5 9 (7.56%) CESG
6 7 (5.88%) PKI
7 4 (3.36%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.52%) Fintech
8 3 (2.52%) User Experience
9 2 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.84%) Eurex
10 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) Windows
2 8 (6.72%) Linux
3 5 (4.20%) CentOS
3 5 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.36%) Unix
5 1 (0.84%) Debian
5 1 (0.84%) SUSE
5 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.66%) Presales
2 38 (31.93%) Cybersecurity
3 34 (28.57%) Information Security
4 25 (21.01%) Security Architecture
4 25 (21.01%) TOGAF
5 23 (19.33%) SIEM
6 22 (18.49%) ITIL
7 20 (16.81%) Identity Management
8 15 (12.61%) Information Security Management
8 15 (12.61%) PRINCE2
8 15 (12.61%) Security Management
9 14 (11.76%) MODAF
10 13 (10.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (10.92%) Load Balancing
10 13 (10.92%) Project Management
10 13 (10.92%) Risk Analysis
11 12 (10.08%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (10.08%) ITIL V3
11 12 (10.08%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (8.40%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.56%) Python
2 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.36%) Java
2 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.36%) Ruby
3 3 (2.52%) Perl
4 1 (0.84%) C++
4 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (35.29%) CISSP
2 40 (33.61%) CISM
3 34 (28.57%) CISA
4 24 (20.17%) CEH
5 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
6 17 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 16 (13.45%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (10.92%) GIAC
8 13 (10.92%) SANS
9 12 (10.08%) DV Cleared
10 9 (7.56%) CCIE
11 6 (5.04%) CCDP
11 6 (5.04%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (5.04%) ISACA
11 6 (5.04%) MCSE
11 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (5.04%) RHCA
11 6 (5.04%) Security+ Certification
12 5 (4.20%) Degree
13 3 (2.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (10.92%) PCI DSS
2 10 (8.40%) QA
3 6 (5.04%) GPG13
4 4 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.84%) HIPAA
System Software
1 16 (13.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.36%) IAG
3 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.84%) HDFS
4 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (12.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 11 (9.24%) CSIRT
3 2 (1.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.68%) Puppet
4 1 (0.84%) Ansible
4 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.84%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.84%) QRadar
4 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (24.37%) Cisco
2 16 (13.45%) VMware
3 14 (11.76%) Palo Alto
4 13 (10.92%) Juniper
5 10 (8.40%) Meraki
6 9 (7.56%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.04%) Oracle
8 5 (4.20%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.36%) SAP
10 2 (1.68%) F5
10 2 (1.68%) Imperva
10 2 (1.68%) Intel
10 2 (1.68%) LogLogic
10 2 (1.68%) Splunk
11 1 (0.84%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.84%) AlgoSec
11 1 (0.84%) Citrix
11 1 (0.84%) Google
11 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.84%) Vyatta
London
Freshfield Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £85,000 plus £15,000 bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 2 days ago