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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Solution Architect
Rank 860 870 881
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 20 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.019% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 0
Average salary £75,000 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £62,500 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Security Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Top 21 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 26 January 2015. 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 +1 20 £75,000 +20.00% 1
London +7 9 £75,000 +17.64% 1
Berkshire 0 9 £75,000 +20.00%
South East -32 9 £75,000 +20.00%
Reading +3 6 £75,000 +20.00%
City of London 0 4 £75,000 +25.00% 1
North West - 2 £65,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £75,000 -
Oxford - 2 £75,000 -
South West - 2 £75,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £75,000 -
East of England - 2 £75,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £75,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £75,000 -
Dorset - 2 £75,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £75,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £75,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £75,000 -
Bournemouth - 2 £75,000 -
Brighton - 2 £75,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £75,000 -

Security Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 14 (37.84%) Information Security
1 14 (37.84%) Firewall
2 13 (35.14%) CISSP
2 13 (35.14%) TOGAF
3 11 (29.73%) McAfee
4 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 10 (27.03%) Security Architecture
5 9 (24.32%) Wireless
5 9 (24.32%) PKI
5 9 (24.32%) Cisco
6 8 (21.62%) CISM
7 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
7 7 (18.92%) Banking
7 7 (18.92%) Cyber Security
7 7 (18.92%) SABSA
8 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
8 6 (16.22%) CESG
8 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
8 6 (16.22%) VMware
8 6 (16.22%) Network Security
8 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) HP
8 6 (16.22%) ITIL
8 6 (16.22%) Windows
9 5 (13.51%) Degree
9 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
10 4 (10.81%) Sourcefire
10 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared

Security Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) Firewall
2 9 (24.32%) Wireless
3 6 (16.22%) Network Security
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) MPLS
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Rational Rose
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) PKI
2 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.22%) CESG
3 3 (8.11%) Open Source
4 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.70%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Information Security
2 13 (35.14%) TOGAF
3 10 (27.03%) Security Architecture
4 7 (18.92%) Cyber Security
4 7 (18.92%) SABSA
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.81%) Data Security
7 4 (10.81%) SOA
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) SIEM
9 2 (5.41%) ERP
9 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
9 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (2.70%) OWASP
10 1 (2.70%) Zachman Framework
10 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Java
1 4 (10.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) CISSP
2 8 (21.62%) CISM
3 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.41%) CCNA
7 1 (2.70%) CISA
7 1 (2.70%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.81%) HIPAA
2 4 (10.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (10.81%) Basel II
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) McAfee
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco
3 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
4 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.22%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) CA
5 4 (10.81%) Sourcefire
5 4 (10.81%) Splunk
6 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.41%) Juniper
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