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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Architect
Rank 890 923 868
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Architect 12 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.001% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.001% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 18
Average salary £70,000 - £64,500
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £99,500 - £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 - £55,000

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Architect over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Senior Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Architect
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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 +36 12 £70,000 - 3
London +12 4 £85,750 - 1
South East - 4 £55,000 - 1
Guildford - 4 £55,000 -
Surrey - 4 £55,000 -
Manchester - 2 £70,000 -
North West - 2 £70,000 -
East of England - 1 £85,000 - 1
City of London - 1 £95,000 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £85,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £85,000 -

Senior Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 30 (73.17%) Firewall
2 20 (48.78%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (46.34%) VPN
3 19 (46.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 18 (43.90%) Cisco
4 18 (43.90%) CCIE
4 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (41.46%) Wireless
5 17 (41.46%) Ethical Hacking
5 17 (41.46%) Juniper
5 17 (41.46%) CheckPoint
5 17 (41.46%) CCNP
5 17 (41.46%) LAN
5 17 (41.46%) WAN
5 17 (41.46%) FortiGate
5 17 (41.46%) Security Hardening
5 17 (41.46%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (41.46%) Fortinet
5 17 (41.46%) Wireless Security
5 17 (41.46%) 802.1X
6 14 (34.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (26.83%) Security Architecture
7 11 (26.83%) Information Security
8 10 (24.39%) Finance
8 10 (24.39%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (19.51%) Test Management
9 8 (19.51%) CISSP
10 6 (14.63%) CISM
10 6 (14.63%) Degree
10 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001

Senior Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.20%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (73.17%) Firewall
2 19 (46.34%) VPN
3 17 (41.46%) Wireless
3 17 (41.46%) LAN
3 17 (41.46%) WAN
3 17 (41.46%) Wireless Security
4 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.88%) Network Security
6 1 (2.44%) MPLS
6 1 (2.44%) OSPF
6 1 (2.44%) BGP
6 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (41.46%) Ethical Hacking
2 17 (41.46%) Security Hardening
3 14 (34.15%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (26.83%) Information Security
4 11 (26.83%) Security Architecture
5 10 (24.39%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (19.51%) Test Management
7 5 (12.20%) Performance Management
7 5 (12.20%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (7.32%) SIEM
8 3 (7.32%) Cyber Security
9 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
9 2 (4.88%) Information Architecture
9 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (4.88%) SOA
10 1 (2.44%) DRM
10 1 (2.44%) Data Security
10 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
1 1 (2.44%) C++
1 1 (2.44%) Java
1 1 (2.44%) Perl
1 1 (2.44%) Python
1 1 (2.44%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) CCIE
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (41.46%) CCNP
3 8 (19.51%) CISSP
4 6 (14.63%) CISM
4 6 (14.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) GCIA
5 1 (2.44%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (41.46%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco
2 17 (41.46%) Juniper
2 17 (41.46%) CheckPoint
2 17 (41.46%) Fortinet
3 5 (12.20%) Splunk
3 5 (12.20%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.44%) CA
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus bonus + car allowance + corpora
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus bonus + car allowance + corpora
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago