Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £79,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Security Architect
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 339 329 330
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 11 32 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.093% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 39
East of England median annual salary £79,500 £78,750 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% -7.35% +50.71%
10th Percentile £69,050 £67,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £90,350 £85,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £75,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% +7.14% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11,487 12,003 14,331
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 96.80% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9,419 9,882 11,863
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,935
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in the East of England

Security Architect
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in the East of England

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in the East of England

Security Architect
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -37 5 £69,000 -
Hertfordshire -17 3 - - 1
Essex - 2 £90,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 East of England region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Security Architecture
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (36.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (36.36%) Security Operations
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) VCDX
5 3 (27.27%) CSSLP
5 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) VCAP
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) GCWN
5 3 (27.27%) RHCA
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (27.27%) ISSAP
5 3 (27.27%) ISSEP
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) RHCE
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) MCSE

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 2 (18.18%) Automotive
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Security Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Security Operations
4 3 (27.27%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (27.27%) Event Correlation
4 3 (27.27%) Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 1 (9.09%) Business Development
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) SABSA
6 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Ada
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) CCIE Security
3 3 (27.27%) CSSLP
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) GCWN
3 3 (27.27%) ISSAP
3 3 (27.27%) ISSEP
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) RHCA
3 3 (27.27%) RHCE
3 3 (27.27%) SANS
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) SSCP
3 3 (27.27%) VCAP
3 3 (27.27%) VCDX
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) MISRA
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint