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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Solution Architect
UK
Rank 795 929 925
Rank change year-on-year
+134 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 48 15 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.015% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.015% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 39 9 29
Median salary £75,000 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £78,000 £79,700
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £55,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%

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
79794 98559 103528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.43% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 66278 82600 85180
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 March 2017 within the UK.

Security Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Top 20 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 1 March 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 +142 46 £75,000 +25.00% 4
London +87 27 £78,750 +12.50% 3
South West - 7 £70,000 -
Bristol - 7 £70,000 -
South East +62 6 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Berkshire - 5 £70,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
Newbury - 3 - -
West Midlands +39 2 £80,000 +45.45%
City of London +34 2 £77,500 - 1
Malvern - 1 £80,000 -
Leeds - 1 £75,000 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £90,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £75,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £80,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £75,000 -

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 47 (42.73%) Presales
2 35 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
2 35 (31.82%) CISSP
3 32 (29.09%) CISM
4 29 (26.36%) CISA
5 28 (25.45%) Cisco
6 25 (22.73%) Big Data
7 24 (21.82%) Information Security
8 23 (20.91%) Security Architecture
9 22 (20.00%) Finance
10 21 (19.09%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (18.18%) Identity Management
11 20 (18.18%) SIEM
12 18 (16.36%) TOGAF
13 16 (14.55%) CEH
13 16 (14.55%) Project Management
13 16 (14.55%) ITIL
13 16 (14.55%) LDAP
14 15 (13.64%) Network Security
14 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
14 15 (13.64%) Meraki
14 15 (13.64%) Information Security Management
14 15 (13.64%) Security Management
14 15 (13.64%) Firewall
15 14 (12.73%) WAN
15 14 (12.73%) CCIE
15 14 (12.73%) Data Centre
16 13 (11.82%) Palo Alto
16 13 (11.82%) Hybrid Cloud
16 13 (11.82%) Continuous Improvement

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 3 (2.73%) IBM Domino
2 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.55%) LDAP
2 15 (13.64%) Firewall
2 15 (13.64%) Network Security
3 14 (12.73%) WAN
4 11 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (9.09%) MPLS
5 10 (9.09%) VPN
5 10 (9.09%) Wireless
6 7 (6.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (5.45%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (5.45%) iSCSI
7 6 (5.45%) SAN
7 6 (5.45%) SSL
7 6 (5.45%) VPLS
8 4 (3.64%) DHCP
8 4 (3.64%) DNS
8 4 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (3.64%) OSPF
8 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.73%) Big Data
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.91%) DB2
3 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.91%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Retail
3 7 (6.36%) Legal
4 6 (5.45%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) .NET
1 1 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (0.91%) JAAS
1 1 (0.91%) JCE
1 1 (0.91%) OAuth2
1 1 (0.91%) OpenID
1 1 (0.91%) REST
1 1 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (0.91%) SAML
1 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.45%) PKI
5 5 (4.55%) CESG
6 4 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.73%) User Experience
7 3 (2.73%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.91%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.91%) Eurex
9 1 (0.91%) Fintech
9 1 (0.91%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.91%) IPTV
9 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.45%) Linux
1 6 (5.45%) Windows
2 4 (3.64%) Unix
3 3 (2.73%) CentOS
3 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Debian
4 1 (0.91%) SUSE
4 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.73%) Presales
2 35 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (21.82%) Information Security
4 23 (20.91%) Security Architecture
5 20 (18.18%) Identity Management
5 20 (18.18%) SIEM
6 18 (16.36%) TOGAF
7 16 (14.55%) ITIL
7 16 (14.55%) Project Management
8 15 (13.64%) Information Security Management
8 15 (13.64%) Security Management
9 13 (11.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (11.82%) MODAF
9 13 (11.82%) PRINCE2
9 13 (11.82%) Risk Analysis
10 12 (10.91%) Customer Requirements
11 11 (10.00%) ITIL V3
12 10 (9.09%) Supplier Management
13 9 (8.18%) Line Management
14 8 (7.27%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.45%) Python
2 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.82%) Java
2 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.82%) Ruby
3 1 (0.91%) C++
3 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.91%) Perl
3 1 (0.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (31.82%) CISSP
2 32 (29.09%) CISM
3 29 (26.36%) CISA
4 21 (19.09%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (14.55%) CEH
6 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
7 14 (12.73%) CCIE
8 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
9 10 (9.09%) GIAC
9 10 (9.09%) SANS
10 9 (8.18%) CCNP
11 7 (6.36%) DV Cleared
12 6 (5.45%) CCDP
13 5 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
13 5 (4.55%) Degree
13 5 (4.55%) ISACA
13 5 (4.55%) MCSE
13 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (4.55%) RHCA
13 5 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) PMO
2 9 (8.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.18%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.45%) QA
4 5 (4.55%) GPG13
5 1 (0.91%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.64%) IAG
3 2 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.91%) HDFS
4 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 9 (8.18%) CSIRT
3 6 (5.45%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.73%) Puppet
5 2 (1.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.82%) QRadar
6 1 (0.91%) Ansible
6 1 (0.91%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.91%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.91%) Nagios
6 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (25.45%) Cisco
2 15 (13.64%) Meraki
3 13 (11.82%) Juniper
3 13 (11.82%) Palo Alto
4 11 (10.00%) VMware
5 9 (8.18%) Arista
6 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.45%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.45%) EMC
7 6 (5.45%) NetApp
8 4 (3.64%) SAP
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle
10 2 (1.82%) Imperva
10 2 (1.82%) LogLogic
10 2 (1.82%) Splunk
11 1 (0.91%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.91%) AlgoSec
11 1 (0.91%) F5
11 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.91%) Tufin
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