Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in England 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.

Information Security Architect
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1122 1121 1216
Rank change year-on-year -1 +95 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 52 77 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.043% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.045% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 41 68 46
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £51,500 £60,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £90,625 £90,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 23 £85,000 +13.33%
South East +42 13 £87,500 +9.38%
Midlands +42 6 £70,000 -18.84%
West Midlands +19 5 £70,000 -18.84%
North of England +12 5 £60,000 -7.69% 1
North West +1 4 £72,500 +5.45%
South West +13 3 £90,000 +33.33%
East of England +7 3 £77,500 -
Yorkshire +21 1 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Information Security Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 50 (96.15%) Information Security
2 33 (63.46%) Security Architecture
3 23 (44.23%) CISSP
4 19 (36.54%) TOGAF
5 18 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (32.69%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (28.85%) CISM
8 14 (26.92%) SABSA
9 13 (25.00%) PCI DSS
10 12 (23.08%) Risk Management
11 11 (21.15%) Finance
12 10 (19.23%) GIAC
13 9 (17.31%) CEH
13 9 (17.31%) Firewall
14 8 (15.38%) Identity Management
14 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (15.38%) Banking
14 8 (15.38%) PaaS
15 7 (13.46%) SIEM
15 7 (13.46%) Cyberthreat
15 7 (13.46%) NIST 800
15 7 (13.46%) WAN
16 6 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
16 6 (11.54%) LAN
16 6 (11.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 6 (11.54%) CREST Certified
16 6 (11.54%) GDPR
16 6 (11.54%) SDLC
16 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 5 (9.62%) Identity Access Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) PaaS
2 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) IaaS
2 4 (7.69%) SaaS
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Firewall
2 7 (13.46%) WAN
3 6 (11.54%) LAN
4 5 (9.62%) Network Security
5 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.92%) DHCP
6 1 (1.92%) DNS
6 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.92%) IPsec
6 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.92%) LDAP
6 1 (1.92%) MPLS
6 1 (1.92%) SNMP
6 1 (1.92%) SSH
6 1 (1.92%) SSL
6 1 (1.92%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Maven
1 4 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.92%) GDB
2 1 (1.92%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.92%) sqlmap
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Publishing
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Middleware
2 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.69%) Spring
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
3 3 (5.77%) SailPoint
4 2 (3.85%) OAuth
4 2 (3.85%) OpenID
5 1 (1.92%) REST
5 1 (1.92%) SAML
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.85%) CESG
4 2 (3.85%) CMDB
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.92%) Fintech
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) AIX
3 1 (1.92%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (96.15%) Information Security
2 33 (63.46%) Security Architecture
3 19 (36.54%) TOGAF
4 17 (32.69%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (26.92%) SABSA
6 12 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (15.38%) Identity Management
8 7 (13.46%) SIEM
9 6 (11.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 6 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (11.54%) SDLC
9 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (9.62%) Cryptography
10 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (9.62%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
11 4 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Security Management
11 4 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) Java
1 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) CISSP
2 15 (28.85%) CISM
3 10 (19.23%) GIAC
4 9 (17.31%) CEH
5 6 (11.54%) CREST Certified
6 5 (9.62%) Degree
7 4 (7.69%) CISA
8 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (3.85%) CRISC
9 2 (3.85%) GISF
9 2 (3.85%) GSEC
9 2 (3.85%) ISEB
9 2 (3.85%) ISSAP
9 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.85%) PMP
9 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.85%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (13.46%) NIST 800
4 6 (11.54%) GDPR
5 2 (3.85%) COBIT
5 2 (3.85%) GPG13
5 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.92%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.85%) Nessus
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.92%) Nmap
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Aveksa
1 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
1 2 (3.85%) Citrix
1 2 (3.85%) CyberArk
1 2 (3.85%) EMC
1 2 (3.85%) McAfee
1 2 (3.85%) NetApp
1 2 (3.85%) Palo Alto
1 2 (3.85%) Splunk
1 2 (3.85%) Symantec
1 2 (3.85%) VMware
2 1 (1.92%) NetIQ