Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Solutions Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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

Security Solution Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 253 299
Rank change year-on-year +10 +46 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 12 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.19% 0.048% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.050% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 4
Berkshire median annual salary £80,000 £69,500 £92,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.11% -24.86% +19.35%
10th Percentile £66,250 £64,750 £75,875
90th Percentile £86,875 £82,850 £101,250
South East median annual salary £73,750 £97,500 £71,250
% change year-on-year -24.36% +36.84% -8.06%

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 5,868 6,005 8,235
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 95.58% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,725 4,824 6,463
Berkshire median annual salary £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.37% -5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £28,850 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Security Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Solutions Architect in Berkshire

Security Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Solutions Architect in Berkshire

Security Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Solutions Architect in Berkshire

Security Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. 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
Bracknell - 8 £80,000 -
Reading +4 1 £85,000 +22.30%
Wokingham - 1 £72,500 -
Newbury - 1 £60,000 -
Security Solutions Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, Security Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (91.67%) Presales
2 10 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (83.33%) Palo Alto
2 10 (83.33%) SIEM
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 9 (75.00%) ITIL
3 9 (75.00%) Network Security
4 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
4 8 (66.67%) Fortinet
4 8 (66.67%) ITIL V3
4 8 (66.67%) WAN
4 8 (66.67%) CCNP
4 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (66.67%) CCDP
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) Juniper
5 6 (50.00%) CCIE
5 6 (50.00%) Splunk
5 6 (50.00%) F5
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (50.00%) QRadar
6 5 (41.67%) VLAN
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) OSPF
6 5 (41.67%) BGP
6 5 (41.67%) Network Design
7 4 (33.33%) TOGAF

Security Solutions 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 4 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Network Security
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (41.67%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) OSPF
4 5 (41.67%) VLAN
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 4 (33.33%) FWSM
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) MPLS
5 4 (33.33%) SNMP
5 4 (33.33%) SSL
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 4 (33.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (16.67%) FlexPod
3 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Presales
2 10 (83.33%) SIEM
3 9 (75.00%) ITIL
4 8 (66.67%) ITIL V3
4 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
5 5 (41.67%) Network Design
6 4 (33.33%) Application Performance Management
6 4 (33.33%) DNA
6 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 4 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
6 4 (33.33%) Security Management
6 4 (33.33%) Software Optimisation
6 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) Line Management
8 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCDP
2 8 (66.67%) CCNP
3 6 (50.00%) CCIE
4 4 (33.33%) CCSE
4 4 (33.33%) CISSP
4 4 (33.33%) IISP
4 4 (33.33%) ISSAP
4 4 (33.33%) JNCIP
4 4 (33.33%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) MCSE
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (25.00%) GDPR
3 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) QRadar
2 4 (33.33%) CASB
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
1 10 (83.33%) Palo Alto
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 8 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 6 (50.00%) F5
3 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 6 (50.00%) Splunk
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Aruba
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Infoblox
4 4 (33.33%) LogRhythm
4 4 (33.33%) Meraki
4 4 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 4 (33.33%) Sophos
4 4 (33.33%) Tufin
5 2 (16.67%) Google
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec