The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 543 668
Rank change year-on-year -64 +125  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 262 402 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.45% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 222 324 231
Median salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,300 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £87,500 £90,000
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 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 80180 89188 99201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.96% 96.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 65838 76079 82656
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in England

Security Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in England

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in England

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 Security Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London -6 148 £80,000 +6.66% 18
South East -17 48 £75,000 +3.44% 8
East of England +3 22 £70,000 - 3
West Midlands -9 13 £67,500 -8.47% 2
North West -40 13 £86,250 +22.77% 3
South West -18 10 £75,000 +15.38% 1
East Midlands +26 2 £70,000 -1.06% 1
Yorkshire -3 2 £75,000 +1.69%
Midlands +5 1 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Security Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 268 (48.20%) Security Architecture
2 218 (39.21%) Information Security
3 165 (29.68%) CISSP
4 161 (28.96%) Cybersecurity
5 136 (24.46%) Finance
6 113 (20.32%) Firewall
7 112 (20.14%) TOGAF
8 95 (17.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 95 (17.09%) CISM
9 78 (14.03%) SIEM
9 78 (14.03%) Security Cleared
10 73 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
11 69 (12.41%) Data Centre
11 69 (12.41%) Enterprise Architecture
11 69 (12.41%) Degree
12 66 (11.87%) Cisco
13 64 (11.51%) Data Protection
14 61 (10.97%) SC Cleared
15 60 (10.79%) Network Security
15 60 (10.79%) SABSA
16 58 (10.43%) Presales
17 55 (9.89%) PCI DSS
18 52 (9.35%) Risk Management
19 51 (9.17%) Identity Access Management
20 47 (8.45%) CISA
21 45 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
21 45 (8.09%) Retail
21 45 (8.09%) Security Operations
22 43 (7.73%) PKI
22 43 (7.73%) WAN

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 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (1.44%) IIS
4 4 (0.72%) Apache
5 3 (0.54%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.36%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.36%) SAS
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.16%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.72%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.06%) SaaS
4 15 (2.70%) PaaS
5 13 (2.34%) IaaS
6 11 (1.98%) Office 365
7 9 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 113 (20.32%) Firewall
2 60 (10.79%) Network Security
3 43 (7.73%) WAN
4 35 (6.29%) LAN
5 32 (5.76%) MPLS
6 29 (5.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 27 (4.86%) VPN
8 21 (3.78%) BGP
9 20 (3.60%) Wireless
10 19 (3.42%) Internet
11 17 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (3.06%) OSPF
12 14 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (2.34%) SSL
14 9 (1.62%) Cisco Wireless
14 9 (1.62%) DNS
14 9 (1.62%) HTTP
14 9 (1.62%) VPLS
15 8 (1.44%) Multicast
16 7 (1.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.62%) Hadoop
2 8 (1.44%) Big Data
3 5 (0.90%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.18%) DB2
5 1 (0.18%) Looker
5 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.18%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.18%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 136 (24.46%) Finance
2 45 (8.09%) Retail
3 33 (5.94%) Banking
4 12 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.62%) Law
6 8 (1.44%) Games
6 8 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.08%) Legal
8 6 (1.08%) Marketing
9 4 (0.72%) Electronics
10 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.54%) Military
10 3 (0.54%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.36%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.18%) International Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.34%) REST
2 12 (2.16%) Web Services
3 9 (1.62%) Middleware
4 8 (1.44%) XML
5 7 (1.26%) OAuth
6 5 (0.90%) HTML
6 5 (0.90%) Java EE
6 5 (0.90%) RAML
6 5 (0.90%) Swagger
6 5 (0.90%) WebSockets
7 4 (0.72%) JCE
7 4 (0.72%) RESTful
8 3 (0.54%) .NET
8 3 (0.54%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.36%) JSON
9 2 (0.36%) SAML
10 1 (0.18%) CSS
10 1 (0.18%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 69 (12.41%) Data Centre
2 43 (7.73%) PKI
3 39 (7.01%) Security Operations Centre
4 37 (6.65%) Management Information System
5 35 (6.29%) Computer Science
6 28 (5.04%) Cyber Defence
7 27 (4.86%) CESG
8 20 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (3.24%) Cyberthreat
10 10 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (1.62%) Fintech
12 8 (1.44%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.08%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.90%) Blog
14 5 (0.90%) BYOD
14 5 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 5 (0.90%) Smart Meter
15 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.65%) Linux
2 35 (6.29%) Windows
3 21 (3.78%) Unix
4 4 (0.72%) VMS
5 2 (0.36%) Solaris
5 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.18%) AIX
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (48.20%) Security Architecture
2 218 (39.21%) Information Security
3 161 (28.96%) Cybersecurity
4 112 (20.14%) TOGAF
5 78 (14.03%) SIEM
6 69 (12.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 64 (11.51%) Data Protection
8 60 (10.79%) SABSA
9 58 (10.43%) Presales
10 52 (9.35%) Risk Management
11 51 (9.17%) Identity Access Management
12 45 (8.09%) Security Operations
12 45 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (6.65%) Identity Management
14 35 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (6.12%) ITIL
16 32 (5.76%) Project Management
16 32 (5.76%) Threat Analysis
17 31 (5.58%) Fraud Detection
17 31 (5.58%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 31 (5.58%) Java
2 11 (1.98%) Python
3 9 (1.62%) C++
4 7 (1.26%) C
4 7 (1.26%) SQL
5 6 (1.08%) C#
5 6 (1.08%) PHP
6 5 (0.90%) Ruby
7 2 (0.36%) Ada
7 2 (0.36%) Perl
8 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 165 (29.68%) CISSP
2 95 (17.09%) CISM
3 78 (14.03%) Security Cleared
4 73 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (12.41%) Degree
6 61 (10.97%) SC Cleared
7 47 (8.45%) CISA
8 38 (6.83%) CCNP
9 31 (5.58%) CCIE
10 30 (5.40%) CCSP
11 28 (5.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 23 (4.14%) ISSAP
13 20 (3.60%) CEH
14 18 (3.24%) DV Cleared
14 18 (3.24%) SANS
15 16 (2.88%) GIAC
16 15 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
17 14 (2.52%) CCSE
18 13 (2.34%) CLAS
19 11 (1.98%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (17.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (9.89%) PCI DSS
3 19 (3.42%) GDPR
4 17 (3.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (2.16%) COBIT
6 9 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (1.62%) RMADS
7 6 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (1.08%) QA
8 4 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.72%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.36%) MISRA
9 2 (0.36%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 1 (0.18%) MiFID
10 1 (0.18%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.18%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 22 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.72%) Firmware
2 4 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) Docker
4 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (2.88%) Puppet
2 14 (2.52%) Ansible
3 9 (1.62%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (0.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (0.90%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.90%) Mesos
4 5 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.90%) Salt
5 4 (0.72%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 4 (0.72%) QRadar
6 3 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.54%) Nagios
6 3 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.36%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.36%) WSUS
8 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.18%) Nessus
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 66 (11.87%) Cisco
2 41 (7.37%) CheckPoint
3 40 (7.19%) Microsoft
4 39 (7.01%) Oracle
5 36 (6.47%) Palo Alto
6 25 (4.50%) VMware
7 24 (4.32%) Splunk
8 22 (3.96%) Juniper
9 17 (3.06%) ArcSight
10 16 (2.88%) IBM
11 14 (2.52%) F5
12 13 (2.34%) Meraki
13 10 (1.80%) Citrix
13 10 (1.80%) EMC
13 10 (1.80%) NetApp
14 9 (1.62%) Arista
14 9 (1.62%) Fortinet
14 9 (1.62%) Interwoven
15 7 (1.26%) AlgoSec
15 7 (1.26%) SolarWinds
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 130000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + annual bonus + a range of great benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 75,000 - 85,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 90000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Cititec
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
KnownFour
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Flexible benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £39000 - £48500 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 18 days ago
Nottingham
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago