The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Architect
Rank 922 950 985
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Architect 10 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.025% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.026% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 2
Median salary £80,000 £55,000 £83,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £55,000 £80,750
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £81,000 £86,750
UK excluding London median salary £71,250 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
+29.54% -

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Security Architect in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Architect over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 within the UK.

Senior Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Architect
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
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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 +31 10 £80,000 +45.45%
London +27 8 £80,000 -3.03%
City of London +56 1 £80,000 -3.03%
North West +29 1 £67,500 -3.57%
South East +13 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Surrey +4 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Manchester -5 1 £67,500 -3.57%

Senior Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Senior Security 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 Senior Security Architect in the job title.

1 16 (51.61%) Security Architecture
2 14 (45.16%) CISSP
2 14 (45.16%) Information Security
3 12 (38.71%) Network Security
4 10 (32.26%) CISM
4 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
5 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (25.81%) SABSA
6 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
6 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
7 6 (19.35%) GIAC
7 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (16.13%) Identity Management
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL
8 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.13%) SANS
8 5 (16.13%) Security Operations
9 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
9 4 (12.90%) Big Data
9 4 (12.90%) COBIT
9 4 (12.90%) IT Governance
10 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
10 3 (9.68%) Cryptography
10 3 (9.68%) Banking
10 3 (9.68%) Retail
10 3 (9.68%) Data Management

Senior Security 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Network Security
2 5 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Big Data
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
4 3 (9.68%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.23%) CESG
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Security Architecture
2 14 (45.16%) Information Security
3 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (25.81%) SABSA
3 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
4 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
5 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (16.13%) Identity Management
6 5 (16.13%) ITIL
6 5 (16.13%) Security Operations
7 4 (12.90%) IT Governance
8 3 (9.68%) Data Management
8 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (9.68%) MODAF
8 3 (9.68%) People Management
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.68%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.45%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) CISSP
2 10 (32.26%) CISM
3 6 (19.35%) GIAC
4 5 (16.13%) SANS
5 3 (9.68%) CISA
5 3 (9.68%) ISSAP
6 2 (6.45%) CRISC
6 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) CCIE
7 1 (3.23%) CCNP
7 1 (3.23%) CEH
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.23%) Degree
7 1 (3.23%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
3 4 (12.90%) COBIT
4 2 (6.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (3.23%) HIPAA
5 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) EnCase
1 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco
1 1 (3.23%) F5
1 1 (3.23%) Juniper
1 1 (3.23%) Qualys
1 1 (3.23%) SAP
1 1 (3.23%) Splunk
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