Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £68,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 229 281
Rank change year-on-year -12 +52 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 17 71 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.82% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.86% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 60 59
Berkshire median annual salary £68,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £91,000 £95,000 £78,000
South East median annual salary £74,000 £72,500 £68,750
% change year-on-year +2.07% +5.45% +5.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6070 8285 10645
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 95.65% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4859 6492 8466
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Security Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Berkshire

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in Berkshire

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in Berkshire

Security Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 9 £67,500 -3.57%
Maidenhead +33 5 £85,000 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Security Architect
South East

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (35.29%) GDPR
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Smart Meter
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) CGI
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) CISSP
4 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security
4 4 (23.53%) SABSA
4 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
5 3 (17.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security
5 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) MPLS
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Python

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security
3 3 (17.65%) MPLS
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) OSPF
5 1 (5.88%) SNMP
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.88%) WLAN
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Smart Meter
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
4 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (23.53%) SABSA
2 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
3 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) People Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
4 2 (11.76%) SIEM
4 2 (11.76%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) CISSP
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) AWS Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CISM
3 2 (11.76%) Master's Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CCDP
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCSE
4 1 (5.88%) CCSM
4 1 (5.88%) IISP
4 1 (5.88%) ISSAP
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) LogRhythm
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Tufin