Period
to 18 January 2020

The median annual salary for an Information Security Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

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

Information Security Architect
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.60% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £70,000 - -
Scotland median annual salary £70,000 - £85,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 1,758 2,299 2,519
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.49% 95.16% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1,450 1,593
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,122 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

Information Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Architect in Edinburgh

Information Security Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Information Security Architect in Edinburgh

Information Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Architect in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Information Security Architect in Edinburgh

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, Information Security Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Information Security Architect in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Security Management
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 11 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
2 10 (90.91%) Data Protection
3 9 (81.82%) Degree
3 9 (81.82%) Network Security
3 9 (81.82%) Security Operations
3 9 (81.82%) SIEM
3 9 (81.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (81.82%) SABSA
3 9 (81.82%) Zachman Framework
3 9 (81.82%) TOGAF
3 9 (81.82%) Cryptography
3 9 (81.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (81.82%) GIAC
3 9 (81.82%) CISM
3 9 (81.82%) CISSP
4 8 (72.73%) Google
4 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (72.73%) GDPR
4 8 (72.73%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (72.73%) Azure
4 8 (72.73%) AWS
4 8 (72.73%) NIST
4 8 (72.73%) GCP
5 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Single Sign-On

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (72.73%) AWS
1 8 (72.73%) Azure
1 8 (72.73%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Network Security
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 11 (100.00%) Security Management
2 10 (90.91%) Data Protection
3 9 (81.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (81.82%) Cryptography
3 9 (81.82%) SABSA
3 9 (81.82%) Security Operations
3 9 (81.82%) SIEM
3 9 (81.82%) TOGAF
3 9 (81.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (81.82%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Architectural Design
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISM
1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
1 9 (81.82%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) GDPR
1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 8 (72.73%) NIST
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Google