Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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

Security Architect
South West > Bristol
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 199 153
Rank change year-on-year +9 -46 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 4 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.11% 0.10% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 25
Bristol median annual salary £77,500 £62,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.00% -19.35% -
10th Percentile £74,250 £51,250 £56,000
90th Percentile £83,250 £69,750 £93,000
South West median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £73,750
% change year-on-year - -11.86% +29.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,576 3,718 3,120
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 97.59% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,907 3,090 2,688
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Bristol

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, Security 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 Bristol region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) RMADS
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Tufin
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (25.00%) CESG
3 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Tufin