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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Solution Architect
Rank 825 920 943
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 57 44 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.042% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.043% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 55 33 31
Median salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £61,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £89,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 2016 within the UK.

Security Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Top 14 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 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +60 43 £80,000 +10.34% 5
London +50 30 £82,500 -5.71% 5
South East +69 6 £70,000 -6.66%
South West +14 4 £95,000 +66.66%
Bristol - 4 £95,000 -
Berkshire +56 2 £70,000 -12.50%
City of London +19 2 £88,750 - 1
West Midlands -19 2 £75,000 +7.14%
Worcestershire - 2 £75,000 -
Aldershot - 2 £72,500 -
Oxford - 2 £70,000 -
Malvern - 2 £75,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £72,500 -

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 (42.59%) Presales
2 38 (35.19%) CISM
2 38 (35.19%) CISSP
3 35 (32.41%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (29.63%) CISA
5 31 (28.70%) Cisco
6 29 (26.85%) Information Security
7 28 (25.93%) Firewall
8 27 (25.00%) Finance
9 23 (21.30%) Big Data
10 22 (20.37%) SIEM
10 22 (20.37%) Security Architecture
10 22 (20.37%) TOGAF
10 22 (20.37%) CEH
11 21 (19.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 21 (19.44%) Network Security
12 18 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (15.74%) ITIL
13 17 (15.74%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (14.81%) SC Cleared
14 16 (14.81%) Security Cleared
14 16 (14.81%) Palo Alto
15 15 (13.89%) VMware
15 15 (13.89%) Legal
15 15 (13.89%) Juniper
15 15 (13.89%) Identity Management
15 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (12.96%) Data Centre
16 14 (12.96%) WAN
16 14 (12.96%) Management Information System

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 (0.93%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.93%) Firewall
2 21 (19.44%) Network Security
3 17 (15.74%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (12.96%) WAN
5 13 (12.04%) SAN
6 12 (11.11%) LDAP
7 11 (10.19%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (10.19%) iSCSI
8 7 (6.48%) Wireless
9 5 (4.63%) DNS
10 4 (3.70%) DHCP
10 4 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (3.70%) LAN
10 4 (3.70%) VoIP
10 4 (3.70%) VPN
11 3 (2.78%) BGP
11 3 (2.78%) MPLS
11 3 (2.78%) OSPF
12 2 (1.85%) SSL
13 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.30%) Big Data
2 1 (0.93%) GIS
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.93%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Legal
3 10 (9.26%) Aerospace
3 10 (9.26%) Retail
4 3 (2.78%) Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) JAAS
1 3 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.93%) OAuth2
2 1 (0.93%) OpenID
2 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.93%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.96%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.33%) CESG
3 9 (8.33%) Cryptography
4 6 (5.56%) PKI
5 4 (3.70%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.78%) Fintech
6 3 (2.78%) User Experience
7 2 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) Eurex
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) Windows
2 7 (6.48%) Linux
3 5 (4.63%) CentOS
3 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.78%) Unix
5 1 (0.93%) Debian
5 1 (0.93%) SUSE
5 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.59%) Presales
2 35 (32.41%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (26.85%) Information Security
4 22 (20.37%) Security Architecture
4 22 (20.37%) SIEM
4 22 (20.37%) TOGAF
5 17 (15.74%) ITIL
6 15 (13.89%) Identity Management
7 13 (12.04%) Load Balancing
7 13 (12.04%) Risk Analysis
8 12 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (11.11%) Information Security Management
8 12 (11.11%) MODAF
8 12 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (11.11%) Security Management
9 10 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (9.26%) ITIL V3
9 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2
9 10 (9.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.41%) Python
2 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.70%) Ruby
3 3 (2.78%) Java
3 3 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (35.19%) CISM
1 38 (35.19%) CISSP
2 32 (29.63%) CISA
3 22 (20.37%) CEH
4 18 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (14.81%) SC Cleared
5 16 (14.81%) Security Cleared
6 11 (10.19%) CCIE
6 11 (10.19%) DV Cleared
6 11 (10.19%) GIAC
6 11 (10.19%) SANS
7 6 (5.56%) CCDP
7 6 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (5.56%) ISACA
7 6 (5.56%) MCSE
7 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.56%) RHCA
7 6 (5.56%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (12.04%) PCI DSS
2 10 (9.26%) QA
3 6 (5.56%) GPG13
4 4 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.93%) HIPAA
System Software
1 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.78%) IAG
3 2 (1.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (1.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) QRadar
2 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (28.70%) Cisco
2 16 (14.81%) Palo Alto
3 15 (13.89%) Juniper
3 15 (13.89%) VMware
4 12 (11.11%) Meraki
5 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.63%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.63%) Oracle
7 4 (3.70%) SAP
8 2 (1.85%) F5
8 2 (1.85%) Imperva
8 2 (1.85%) Intel
8 2 (1.85%) LogLogic
8 2 (1.85%) Splunk
9 1 (0.93%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.93%) AlgoSec
9 1 (0.93%) Citrix
9 1 (0.93%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.93%) Vyatta
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Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £105,000 per annum £105,000 + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k + 10% + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago