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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Solution Architect
Rank 870 855 856
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 11 15 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.014% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.015% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 35
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £71,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +5.55%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Security Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Top 9 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 1 August 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
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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 -64 9 £67,500 -3.57% 1
West Midlands - 4 £65,000 -
London -32 3 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Berkshire +2 2 - -
South East -9 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £65,000 -
Reading - 2 - -
Worcester - 2 £65,000 -

Security Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (64.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Information Security
3 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) CISSP
4 7 (28.00%) Network Security
5 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) SABSA
6 4 (16.00%) QA
6 4 (16.00%) Data Privacy
6 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
6 4 (16.00%) CISM
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Banking
6 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Identity Management
6 4 (16.00%) Security Management
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco
7 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (12.00%) McAfee
8 2 (8.00%) Splunk
8 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
8 2 (8.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (8.00%) C
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) CRM
8 2 (8.00%) SOA
8 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
8 2 (8.00%) Business Development

Security Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) Network Security
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Information Security
2 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) SABSA
3 4 (16.00%) Data Privacy
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (16.00%) Security Management
4 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (8.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) SOA
4 2 (8.00%) Business Development
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Data Security
5 1 (4.00%) Process Management
5 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) CISSP
2 4 (16.00%) CISM
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco
1 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (12.00%) McAfee
2 2 (8.00%) Splunk
2 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle