The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Architect
Rank - 850 886
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Architect 0 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.024% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.026% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 0 24 12
Average salary - £65,250 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.50%
UK excluding London average salary - £55,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.29%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Security Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Architect within the UK.

Senior Security Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Security 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 Senior Security Architect in their job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Websense
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Proofpoint
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

Senior Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Security 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 Senior Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee
1 1 (16.67%) Websense
1 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
1 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
1 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Proofpoint
1 1 (16.67%) F5