The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Security Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 237 280
Rank change year-on-year +29 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 24 32 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.50% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 22
Median salary £69,000 £72,500 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.82% -4.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,400 £47,350
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £75,000 £89,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £65,000 £61,215
% change year-on-year -3.84% +6.18%  

Security Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4641 6448 9164
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.52% 90.31% 87.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4239 5742 7723
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in the City of London

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Security Architecture in the City of London

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in the City of London

Security Architecture
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 79 (87.78%) Information Security
2 46 (51.11%) Management Information System
3 43 (47.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (44.44%) Finance
5 35 (38.89%) Firewall
5 35 (38.89%) Security Management
5 35 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
6 31 (34.44%) Information Security Management
6 31 (34.44%) ITIL
7 30 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 30 (33.33%) COBIT
8 29 (32.22%) CISSP
9 21 (23.33%) Degree
9 21 (23.33%) Computer Science
9 21 (23.33%) Network Security
9 21 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (18.89%) SIEM
11 15 (16.67%) Advertising
12 14 (15.56%) Risk Management
13 13 (14.44%) PhD
13 13 (14.44%) C
13 13 (14.44%) Postgraduate
13 13 (14.44%) Mentoring
14 12 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
14 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 12 (13.33%) CISM
15 11 (12.22%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 9 (10.00%) Web Services

Security Architecture
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 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (3.33%) JBoss
1 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.11%) IaaS
4 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (38.89%) Firewall
2 21 (23.33%) Network Security
3 11 (12.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (5.56%) Wireless
5 3 (3.33%) HTTP
5 3 (3.33%) Wireless Security
5 3 (3.33%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.22%) IPsec
6 2 (2.22%) LAN
6 2 (2.22%) SSL
6 2 (2.22%) VPN
7 1 (1.11%) BGP
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.11%) MPLS
7 1 (1.11%) OSPF
7 1 (1.11%) SCCP
7 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Burp Suite
2 3 (3.33%) AppScan
2 3 (3.33%) Metasploit
2 3 (3.33%) Paros
3 1 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (44.44%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Advertising
3 3 (3.33%) Back Office
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Analyst
1 36 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 29 (32.22%) Architect
3 26 (28.89%) Security Architect
4 25 (27.78%) Information Analyst
4 25 (27.78%) Information Security Analyst
5 13 (14.44%) Enterprise Architect
5 13 (14.44%) Enterprise Information Architect
5 13 (14.44%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 13 (14.44%) Information Architect
5 13 (14.44%) Information Security Architect
6 10 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
6 10 (11.11%) Security Risk Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) Information Officer
7 8 (8.89%) Information Security Officer
7 8 (8.89%) Security Officer
8 7 (7.78%) Information Risk Analyst
8 7 (7.78%) Security Specialist
9 5 (5.56%) Security Manager
10 4 (4.44%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (3.33%) .NET
2 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (51.11%) Management Information System
2 21 (23.33%) Computer Science
3 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.11%) CESG
5 1 (1.11%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Windows
2 7 (7.78%) Linux
3 3 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (87.78%) Information Security
2 35 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
2 35 (38.89%) Security Management
3 31 (34.44%) Information Security Management
3 31 (34.44%) ITIL
4 21 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (18.89%) SIEM
6 14 (15.56%) Risk Management
7 13 (14.44%) Mentoring
8 12 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
9 10 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (7.78%) Project Management
11 6 (6.67%) Security Testing
11 6 (6.67%) TOGAF
12 5 (5.56%) SDLC
12 5 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (4.44%) Identity Access Management
13 4 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (4.44%) Security Operations
14 3 (3.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) C
2 4 (4.44%) Java
3 3 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (1.11%) C#
4 1 (1.11%) C++
4 1 (1.11%) Python
4 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) CISSP
2 21 (23.33%) Degree
3 13 (14.44%) PhD
3 13 (14.44%) Postgraduate
4 12 (13.33%) CISM
5 8 (8.89%) CISA
6 6 (6.67%) GIAC
7 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.56%) SANS
7 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.33%) CCNA
8 3 (3.33%) CSSLP
8 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.22%) CCSP
9 2 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (1.11%) CLAS
10 1 (1.11%) GPEN
10 1 (1.11%) IISP
10 1 (1.11%) ISACA
10 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (47.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (33.33%) COBIT
2 30 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (4.44%) SLA
4 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.11%) BS7799
5 1 (1.11%) QA
5 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Nessus
2 3 (3.33%) HP Fortify
2 3 (3.33%) WebInspect
3 2 (2.22%) Ansible
3 2 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.11%) Mesos
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.33%) Cisco
2 3 (3.33%) HP
3 2 (2.22%) BeyondTrust
3 2 (2.22%) CyberArk
3 2 (2.22%) Splunk
3 2 (2.22%) Symantec
4 1 (1.11%) AlgoSec
4 1 (1.11%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.11%) F5
4 1 (1.11%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.11%) Imperva
4 1 (1.11%) Juniper
4 1 (1.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.11%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.11%) Tufin
4 1 (1.11%) VMware
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