The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Solution Architect
Rank 898 867 872
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 19 16 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.014% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.015% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 35
Average salary £68,750 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £70,000 £59,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,750 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £71,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +78.12%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Security Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Top 10 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -36 18 £67,500 -6.89% 2
London -42 11 £67,500 -3.57% 2
Birmingham - 2 £66,250 -
West Midlands - 2 £66,250 -
Reading 0 1 £62,500 -
Berkshire -4 1 £62,500 -
South East -14 1 £62,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £80,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £80,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £80,000 -

Security Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 17 (44.74%) TOGAF
2 17 (44.74%) CISSP
3 16 (42.11%) Information Security
4 15 (39.47%) CISM
4 15 (39.47%) SABSA
5 11 (28.95%) PCI DSS
5 11 (28.95%) Security Management
5 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (21.05%) Banking
8 7 (18.42%) Firewall
9 5 (13.16%) Network Security
9 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (13.16%) Security Architecture
10 4 (10.53%) QA
10 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
11 3 (7.89%) Data Security
11 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
11 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
11 3 (7.89%) Project Management
11 3 (7.89%) Cisco
11 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
12 2 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
12 2 (5.26%) CESG
12 2 (5.26%) CEH
12 2 (5.26%) Degree
12 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (5.26%) CCNA

Security Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) IPsec
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) CESG
1 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) RMADS
2 1 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) TOGAF
2 16 (42.11%) Information Security
3 15 (39.47%) SABSA
4 11 (28.95%) Security Management
4 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (13.16%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
8 3 (7.89%) Data Security
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) Project Management
8 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.26%) SIEM
10 1 (2.63%) Cyber Security
10 1 (2.63%) High Availability
10 1 (2.63%) OWASP
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) CISSP
2 15 (39.47%) CISM
3 2 (5.26%) CEH
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) SSCP
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CRISC
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) CISA
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCIE
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) PCI DSS
2 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (10.53%) QA
4 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.63%) BS25999
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (2.63%) F5
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65k - 70k per year + Bonus + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £49555 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago