Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £81,250 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Security Architect
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 123 149
Rank change year-on-year -29 +26 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 3 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.60% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.63% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 12
Edinburgh median annual salary £81,250 £52,500 £68,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.76% -22.79% -15.00%
10th Percentile £63,750 £51,250 £59,675
90th Percentile £95,000 £65,500 £69,800
Scotland median annual salary £85,000 £52,500 £68,000
% change year-on-year +61.90% -22.79% -15.00%

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 2611 2205 2904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 95.25% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1449 1858
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,850 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Edinburgh

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in Edinburgh

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in Edinburgh

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Edinburgh region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5