The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 91 101
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.35% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Median salary £95,000 £62,500 £68,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.00% -8.08%  
UK excluding London median salary £74,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1179 1137 1344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.85% 95.87% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 729 652 841
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,100 £60,000 £66,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Security Architect in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001