The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £76,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 232 290
Rank change year-on-year +10 +58  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 11 32 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.52% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 31
Median salary £76,250 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £72,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £84,400 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £74,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4929 6144 9676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 96.14% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4401 5597 8291
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
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 the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in the City of London

Security Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in the City of London

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in the City of London

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Information Security
2 12 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 9 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 9 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 8 (44.44%) CISSP
5 7 (38.89%) CISM
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
5 7 (38.89%) SABSA
5 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
5 7 (38.89%) Network Segmentation
6 6 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (33.33%) SaaS
6 6 (33.33%) PaaS
6 6 (33.33%) SIEM
6 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Master's Degree
8 4 (22.22%) Microservices
8 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (22.22%) IaaS
8 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (22.22%) DevOps
8 4 (22.22%) CISA
9 3 (16.67%) Validation
9 3 (16.67%) Network Design
9 3 (16.67%) Security Management

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) PaaS
1 6 (33.33%) SaaS
2 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (22.22%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) DMZ
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) SSL
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) OAuth
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) SAML
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (11.11%) Taxonomies
5 1 (5.56%) BYOD
5 1 (5.56%) Digital TV
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.56%) IPTV
5 1 (5.56%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) VMS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Information Security
2 12 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 9 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
5 7 (38.89%) Network Segmentation
5 7 (38.89%) SABSA
6 6 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (33.33%) SIEM
7 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (22.22%) DevOps
7 4 (22.22%) Microservices
8 3 (16.67%) Data Encryption
8 3 (16.67%) Network Design
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) Security Management
8 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
8 3 (16.67%) Validation
8 3 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) C++
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) CISSP
2 7 (38.89%) CISM
3 6 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Master's Degree
5 4 (22.22%) CISA
6 1 (5.56%) CCNP
6 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.56%) Mesos
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.56%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.56%) Imperva
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Tufin
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