The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 23 June 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 104 137
Rank change year-on-year -37 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 1 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.054% 1.00% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 1.03% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 0
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
UK excluding London median salary £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1788 1556 1891
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.17% 96.95% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1353 1640
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Security Architect in the job title.

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 23 June 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 Bristol region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
2 6 (54.55%) MODAF
3 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (36.36%) SysML
4 4 (36.36%) SIEM
4 4 (36.36%) UML
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 2 (18.18%) CEH
6 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) GIAC
6 2 (18.18%) CISSP
6 2 (18.18%) CISA
6 2 (18.18%) CISM
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (18.18%) SANS
6 2 (18.18%) Microservices
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (54.55%) MODAF
2 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
3 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (36.36%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) SIEM
4 4 (36.36%) SysML
4 4 (36.36%) UML
5 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 2 (18.18%) Microservices
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) DevOps
7 1 (9.09%) Secure Coding
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CEH
1 2 (18.18%) CISA
1 2 (18.18%) CISM
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) GIAC
1 2 (18.18%) SANS
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft