The median annual salary for an Information Security Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Information Security Architect
UK / England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 870 904
Rank change year-on-year +29 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 32 58 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.063% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.065% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 36 45 30
Median salary £75,000 £80,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £58,750 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £73,500 £85,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.52% +41.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80155 88904 100680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.94% 96.51% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 269837 336665 384213
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Information Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Architect in England

Information Security Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Information Security Architect in England

Information Security Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Architect in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Architect in England

Information Security Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +34 13 £68,750 -0.72%
London +12 8 £77,500 - 1
South West - 8 £75,000 -
Midlands +14 2 £70,000 -13.31%
East of England - 2 £77,500 - 1
West Midlands +19 1 £70,000 -22.22%
Information Security Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Information 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 England region featuring Information Security Architect in the job title.

1 59 (98.33%) Information Security
2 43 (71.67%) Security Architecture
3 31 (51.67%) CISSP
4 20 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 16 (26.67%) Degree
6 14 (23.33%) Retail
7 13 (21.67%) CISA
8 12 (20.00%) Oracle
8 12 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 12 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 12 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (18.33%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (18.33%) Data Protection
10 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 10 (16.67%) CISM
11 9 (15.00%) Security Management
11 9 (15.00%) SABSA
11 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
11 9 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (15.00%) Cyber Defence
12 8 (13.33%) Finance
13 7 (11.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (11.67%) Java
14 6 (10.00%) ITIL
14 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
14 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
14 6 (10.00%) Cryptography
14 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
14 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Infor M3
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) PaaS
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Network Security
2 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 14 (23.33%) Retail
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.67%) Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.00%) Legal
6 2 (3.33%) Games
7 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (15.00%) Cyber Defence
2 5 (8.33%) CESG
2 5 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.67%) Blog
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Unix
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (98.33%) Information Security
2 43 (71.67%) Security Architecture
3 12 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 12 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 11 (18.33%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (18.33%) Data Protection
5 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 9 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
6 9 (15.00%) SABSA
6 9 (15.00%) Security Management
7 6 (10.00%) Cryptography
7 6 (10.00%) ITIL
7 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) Threat Detection
8 5 (8.33%) Business Development
8 5 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 5 (8.33%) Mathematics
9 4 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) Java
2 4 (6.67%) PHP
3 3 (5.00%) C
4 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (51.67%) CISSP
2 16 (26.67%) Degree
3 13 (21.67%) CISA
4 10 (16.67%) CISM
5 5 (8.33%) CLAS
5 5 (8.33%) IISP
5 5 (8.33%) ISSAP
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (5.00%) GCED
6 3 (5.00%) GCFA
6 3 (5.00%) GPEN
6 3 (5.00%) GPPA
6 3 (5.00%) GSNA
6 3 (5.00%) GSSP-JAVA
6 3 (5.00%) GWAPT
7 1 (1.67%) CHFI
7 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) GIAC
7 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 12 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (11.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (8.33%) GDPR
5 4 (6.67%) QA
6 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.67%) MiFID
6 1 (1.67%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco
3 5 (8.33%) Sun
4 4 (6.67%) hybris
4 4 (6.67%) MuleSoft
5 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
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