Period
to 1 April 2020

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 6 months to 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
Central London > City of London
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 201 239 244
Rank change year-on-year +38 +5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 93 89 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.07% 0.87% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.93% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 77 78 89
Median annual salary £85,000 £76,250 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.48% -4.69% +28.00%
10th Percentile £53,500 £58,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £113,000
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +28.00%

Security Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,168 9,544 10,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.76% 92.83% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7,066 8,451 8,874
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +7.44% +0.83%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +1.69%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in the City of London

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Architecture in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 59 (63.44%) Information Security
2 43 (46.24%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (37.63%) CISSP
4 31 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 31 (33.33%) Finance
5 27 (29.03%) SABSA
5 27 (29.03%) AWS
6 25 (26.88%) Azure
7 23 (24.73%) Security Monitoring
8 22 (23.66%) Public Sector
8 22 (23.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (22.58%) SIEM
10 18 (19.35%) CISM
11 17 (18.28%) OWASP
12 15 (16.13%) CEH
13 14 (15.05%) Firewall
13 14 (15.05%) CCSP
13 14 (15.05%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (15.05%) NIST
14 13 (13.98%) GDPR
14 13 (13.98%) Threat Modelling
14 13 (13.98%) Identity Management
15 12 (12.90%) Security Management
15 12 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
15 12 (12.90%) Network Security
15 12 (12.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 12 (12.90%) DevOps
15 12 (12.90%) GCP
15 12 (12.90%) Fintech

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 11 (11.83%) IIS
2 4 (4.30%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.15%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 27 (29.03%) AWS
2 25 (26.88%) Azure
3 12 (12.90%) GCP
4 11 (11.83%) Office 365
5 9 (9.68%) Serverless
6 5 (5.38%) IaaS
6 5 (5.38%) PaaS
7 4 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (2.15%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 2 (2.15%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) Firewall
2 12 (12.90%) Network Security
3 5 (5.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (5.38%) LAN
3 5 (5.38%) SSL
3 5 (5.38%) WAN
4 4 (4.30%) Wireless
4 4 (4.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.08%) Big Data
2 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
General
1 31 (33.33%) Finance
2 22 (23.66%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.38%) Law
4 4 (4.30%) Legal
5 3 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (46.24%) Architect
2 36 (38.71%) Security Architect
3 16 (17.20%) Security Engineer
4 15 (16.13%) Consultant
5 14 (15.05%) Security Consultant
6 13 (13.98%) Principal Architect
6 13 (13.98%) Principal Security Architect
6 13 (13.98%) Senior Architect
7 12 (12.90%) Analyst
7 12 (12.90%) Security Analyst
8 11 (11.83%) IT Analyst
8 11 (11.83%) IT Security Analyst
9 9 (9.68%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 8 (8.60%) Applications Engineer
10 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Architect
10 8 (8.60%) Security Manager
10 8 (8.60%) Senior Consultant
10 8 (8.60%) Senior Security Consultant
11 7 (7.53%) Information Manager
11 7 (7.53%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) FIX Protocol
1 7 (7.53%) HTML
1 7 (7.53%) HTML5
2 2 (2.15%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.53%) Public Cloud
3 7 (7.53%) User Experience
4 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.23%) Cyberattack
7 2 (2.15%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.60%) Windows
1 8 (8.60%) Windows 10
1 8 (8.60%) Windows Server
1 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (63.44%) Information Security
2 43 (46.24%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 27 (29.03%) SABSA
5 23 (24.73%) Security Monitoring
6 21 (22.58%) SIEM
7 17 (18.28%) OWASP
8 14 (15.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (13.98%) Identity Management
9 13 (13.98%) Threat Modelling
10 12 (12.90%) DevOps
10 12 (12.90%) Fintech
10 12 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (12.90%) Security Management
11 11 (11.83%) Cyber Resilience
11 11 (11.83%) Information Security Management
11 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.75%) Computer Science
12 10 (10.75%) Incident Management
12 10 (10.75%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) Python
2 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.23%) Ruby
3 2 (2.15%) Scala
4 1 (1.08%) C
4 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (37.63%) CISSP
2 22 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (19.35%) CISM
4 15 (16.13%) CEH
5 14 (15.05%) CCSP
6 11 (11.83%) CESG Certified Professional
6 11 (11.83%) IISP
7 10 (10.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 9 (9.68%) Degree
9 8 (8.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (7.53%) AWS Certification
11 4 (4.30%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (2.15%) CCIE Security
12 2 (2.15%) CCNA
12 2 (2.15%) CCNP
12 2 (2.15%) CSSLP
12 2 (2.15%) OSCE
12 2 (2.15%) OSWP
12 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (15.05%) NIST
3 13 (13.98%) GDPR
4 7 (7.53%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (7.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 7 (7.53%) ISO 22301
4 7 (7.53%) QA
5 5 (5.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.08%) Ansible
2 1 (1.08%) CASB
2 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.60%) Cisco
2 8 (8.60%) VMware
3 2 (2.15%) Carbon Black
3 2 (2.15%) Citrix
3 2 (2.15%) Thycotic
4 1 (1.08%) Rapid7