The median annual salary for a Information Security Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 884 911
Rank change year-on-year +53 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 28 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.052% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.054% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 20
Median salary £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.40% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £76,250 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +21.99% +4.16%  

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 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Information Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
London +61 16 £71,250 -1.72% 2
South East +58 4 £82,500 +19.13%
West Midlands +26 3 £82,500 +32.00%
North West -13 3 £57,500 -32.35%
South West +28 2 £61,250 -2.00%
Information Security Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 80 (94.12%) Information Security
2 45 (52.94%) Security Architecture
3 36 (42.35%) Degree
4 35 (41.18%) CISSP
5 27 (31.76%) Computer Science
6 25 (29.41%) C
7 22 (25.88%) CISA
8 20 (23.53%) E-Commerce
9 19 (22.35%) SABSA
10 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (21.18%) Retail
11 17 (20.00%) Java
11 17 (20.00%) Data Protection
12 13 (15.29%) Oracle
12 13 (15.29%) Postgraduate
12 13 (15.29%) PhD
12 13 (15.29%) Advertising
12 13 (15.29%) Mentoring
13 12 (14.12%) Security Auditing
13 12 (14.12%) GSSP-JAVA
13 12 (14.12%) GPPA
13 12 (14.12%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (14.12%) GSNA
13 12 (14.12%) GCFA
13 12 (14.12%) SOA
13 12 (14.12%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (14.12%) CISM
13 12 (14.12%) GWAPT
13 12 (14.12%) GCED
13 12 (14.12%) GPEN

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 12 (14.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.71%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
Business Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) Network Security
2 1 (1.18%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
General
1 18 (21.18%) Retail
2 13 (15.29%) Advertising
3 9 (10.59%) Finance
4 8 (9.41%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.88%) Games
6 4 (4.71%) Banking
7 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
1 8 (9.41%) Node.js
1 8 (9.41%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (4.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.76%) Computer Science
2 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.24%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (5.88%) CESG
4 5 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (4.71%) Blog
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.18%) BYOD
7 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Unix
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (94.12%) Information Security
2 45 (52.94%) Security Architecture
3 20 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 19 (22.35%) SABSA
5 17 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 13 (15.29%) Mentoring
7 12 (14.12%) Incident Management
7 12 (14.12%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (14.12%) Security Auditing
7 12 (14.12%) SOA
7 12 (14.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 11 (12.94%) Security Management
8 11 (12.94%) TOGAF
9 10 (11.76%) Information Security Management
9 10 (11.76%) ITIL
9 10 (11.76%) Supplier Management
10 9 (10.59%) Data Privacy
10 9 (10.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (9.41%) Threat Analysis
11 8 (9.41%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.41%) C
2 17 (20.00%) Java
3 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.71%) PHP
4 4 (4.71%) SQL
5 1 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (42.35%) Degree
2 35 (41.18%) CISSP
3 22 (25.88%) CISA
4 13 (15.29%) PhD
4 13 (15.29%) Postgraduate
5 12 (14.12%) CISM
5 12 (14.12%) GCED
5 12 (14.12%) GCFA
5 12 (14.12%) GPEN
5 12 (14.12%) GPPA
5 12 (14.12%) GSNA
5 12 (14.12%) GSSP-JAVA
5 12 (14.12%) GWAPT
6 7 (8.24%) ISSAP
7 5 (5.88%) CLAS
7 5 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.18%) IISP
8 1 (1.18%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.71%) QA
4 2 (2.35%) SAS 70
5 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Oracle
2 12 (14.12%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco
3 1 (1.18%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) Splunk
3 1 (1.18%) Sun
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