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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Architect
Rank 868 915 897
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Architect 25 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.003% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.003% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 6
Average salary £55,000 £83,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.32% +52.27%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 - £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
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
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 £27,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Architect over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Architect
Top 10 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 1 July 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 +35 25 £55,000 -34.32%
South East - 19 £55,000 -
Surrey - 14 £55,000 -
Guildford - 14 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £70,000 -
London +49 3 £82,500 -1.49%
Manchester - 3 £70,000 -
Southampton - 3 £70,000 -
City of London - 3 £82,500 -
North West - 3 £70,000 -

Senior Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 29 (80.56%) Firewall
2 20 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (50.00%) VPN
3 18 (50.00%) Cisco
3 18 (50.00%) Juniper
3 18 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 18 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 17 (47.22%) Security Hardening
4 17 (47.22%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (47.22%) FortiGate
4 17 (47.22%) CCIE
4 17 (47.22%) CCNP
4 17 (47.22%) LAN
4 17 (47.22%) WAN
4 17 (47.22%) Wireless
4 17 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (47.22%) Fortinet
4 17 (47.22%) Wireless Security
4 17 (47.22%) Ethical Hacking
5 11 (30.56%) Information Security
5 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (25.00%) Finance
7 8 (22.22%) Test Management
7 8 (22.22%) Security Architecture
8 6 (16.67%) CISSP
9 4 (11.11%) CISM
9 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
10 3 (8.33%) Splunk
10 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management

Senior Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 3 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) Firewall
2 18 (50.00%) VPN
3 17 (47.22%) LAN
3 17 (47.22%) WAN
3 17 (47.22%) Wireless
3 17 (47.22%) Wireless Security
4 2 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) NetScreen
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (47.22%) Ethical Hacking
2 17 (47.22%) Security Hardening
3 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (30.56%) Information Security
4 9 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (22.22%) Test Management
5 8 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.56%) Information Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) SOA
7 2 (5.56%) Data Security
8 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (2.78%) Logistics
8 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.78%) Financial Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) CCIE
1 17 (47.22%) CCNP
1 17 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.67%) CISSP
3 4 (11.11%) CISM
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) GCIA
5 1 (2.78%) CCSE
5 1 (2.78%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.56%) SLA
4 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (47.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Cisco
1 18 (50.00%) Juniper
1 18 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (47.22%) Fortinet
3 3 (8.33%) Splunk
3 3 (8.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.78%) CA
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft