The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 589 693
Rank change year-on-year +29 +104  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 293 346 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 246 282 185
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,650 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 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 +46 156 £80,000 +6.66% 26
South East +62 66 £75,000 +7.14% 4
South West +30 21 £65,000 +4.00% 1
North West -6 14 £85,000 +25.92% 1
East of England +6 12 £82,500 +3.12%
Yorkshire +35 9 £65,000 - 2
West Midlands +17 8 £75,000 +20.00%
East Midlands -2 2 £70,000 +3.70% 1
North East - 1 £65,000 - 1
Security Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 304 (48.72%) Security Architecture
2 257 (41.19%) Information Security
3 168 (26.92%) CISSP
4 149 (23.88%) Cybersecurity
5 143 (22.92%) Firewall
6 114 (18.27%) Cisco
7 110 (17.63%) Finance
8 102 (16.35%) TOGAF
9 101 (16.19%) Presales
10 98 (15.71%) Security Cleared
10 98 (15.71%) CISM
11 91 (14.58%) Network Security
12 87 (13.94%) Degree
13 85 (13.62%) SIEM
14 84 (13.46%) SC Cleared
15 83 (13.30%) Data Protection
16 80 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 71 (11.38%) Data Centre
18 68 (10.90%) SABSA
19 65 (10.42%) Palo Alto
20 64 (10.26%) CISA
21 61 (9.78%) PCI DSS
22 59 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
23 56 (8.97%) Security Operations
24 54 (8.65%) Management Information System
25 53 (8.49%) CheckPoint
26 51 (8.17%) PKI
26 51 (8.17%) Juniper
26 51 (8.17%) Java
26 51 (8.17%) Identity Access Management

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 26 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.60%) WebLogic
2 10 (1.60%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.44%) Apache
3 9 (1.44%) JBoss
4 4 (0.64%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.64%) IIS
5 3 (0.48%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.48%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (1.44%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.96%) SaaS
4 5 (0.80%) IaaS
4 5 (0.80%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 143 (22.92%) Firewall
2 91 (14.58%) Network Security
3 48 (7.69%) VPN
4 45 (7.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 44 (7.05%) Cisco ASA
5 44 (7.05%) WAN
6 36 (5.77%) MPLS
7 30 (4.81%) LAN
8 26 (4.17%) Wireless
9 25 (4.01%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (4.01%) SSL
10 23 (3.69%) BGP
11 19 (3.04%) OSPF
12 18 (2.88%) HTTP
12 18 (2.88%) LDAP
13 16 (2.56%) DNS
14 12 (1.92%) Multicast
15 10 (1.60%) VLAN
15 10 (1.60%) Wireshark
16 9 (1.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.69%) Big Data
2 21 (3.37%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.44%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.48%) Apache Hive
5 3 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.16%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.16%) DB2
7 1 (0.16%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (1.44%) AppScan
2 9 (1.44%) Burp Suite
2 9 (1.44%) Paros
3 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 110 (17.63%) Finance
2 30 (4.81%) Retail
3 29 (4.65%) Banking
4 20 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.24%) Advertising
5 14 (2.24%) Games
5 14 (2.24%) Legal
6 10 (1.60%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.32%) Military
10 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.16%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.16%) International Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
10 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.24%) Web Services
2 9 (1.44%) AngularJS
2 9 (1.44%) Node.js
2 9 (1.44%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (1.12%) Middleware
3 7 (1.12%) REST
3 7 (1.12%) SAML
4 6 (0.96%) Java EE
4 6 (0.96%) OpenID
5 5 (0.80%) JCE
5 5 (0.80%) OAuth2
5 5 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (0.64%) .NET
6 4 (0.64%) RESTful
7 3 (0.48%) SPNEGO
8 2 (0.32%) iOS SDK
8 2 (0.32%) OAuth
8 2 (0.32%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.32%) XML
9 1 (0.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.38%) Data Centre
2 54 (8.65%) Management Information System
3 51 (8.17%) PKI
4 48 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 45 (7.21%) Security Operations Centre
6 32 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (4.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 21 (3.37%) Cyber Defence
9 20 (3.21%) Cyberthreat
10 18 (2.88%) CESG
11 10 (1.60%) Fintech
11 10 (1.60%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.44%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.28%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
15 5 (0.80%) Blog
15 5 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 4 (0.64%) Social Media
16 4 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.09%) Linux
2 36 (5.77%) Unix
3 35 (5.61%) Windows
4 6 (0.96%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.64%) VMS
6 3 (0.48%) CentOS
6 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.16%) AIX
8 1 (0.16%) Debian
8 1 (0.16%) SUSE
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (48.72%) Security Architecture
2 257 (41.19%) Information Security
3 149 (23.88%) Cybersecurity
4 102 (16.35%) TOGAF
5 101 (16.19%) Presales
6 85 (13.62%) SIEM
7 83 (13.30%) Data Protection
8 68 (10.90%) SABSA
9 56 (8.97%) Security Operations
10 51 (8.17%) Identity Access Management
11 47 (7.53%) Fraud Detection
11 47 (7.53%) Risk Management
12 45 (7.21%) Identity Management
12 45 (7.21%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 43 (6.89%) ITIL
13 43 (6.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 40 (6.41%) Kalman Filter
14 40 (6.41%) Security Monitoring
15 37 (5.93%) E-Commerce
16 36 (5.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 51 (8.17%) Java
2 34 (5.45%) C
3 17 (2.72%) Python
4 15 (2.40%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.76%) SQL
6 9 (1.44%) Ruby
7 7 (1.12%) C++
8 6 (0.96%) C#
8 6 (0.96%) PHP
9 3 (0.48%) Perl
10 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 168 (26.92%) CISSP
2 98 (15.71%) CISM
2 98 (15.71%) Security Cleared
3 87 (13.94%) Degree
4 84 (13.46%) SC Cleared
5 64 (10.26%) CISA
6 59 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (5.61%) CCIE
8 30 (4.81%) GIAC
9 26 (4.17%) CCNP
9 26 (4.17%) CEH
9 26 (4.17%) DV Cleared
10 24 (3.85%) SANS
11 23 (3.69%) ISSAP
12 18 (2.88%) GCED
12 18 (2.88%) GCFA
12 18 (2.88%) GPEN
12 18 (2.88%) GPPA
12 18 (2.88%) GSNA
12 18 (2.88%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (9.78%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.08%) RMADS
4 9 (1.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (1.28%) QA
6 7 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (0.80%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.32%) BS7799
9 2 (0.32%) GDPR
9 2 (0.32%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.32%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.32%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 1 (0.16%) COBIT
10 1 (0.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 39 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.72%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.64%) Docker
5 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.48%) Xen
6 2 (0.32%) Firmware
6 2 (0.32%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.16%) HDFS
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) XenApp
7 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (3.21%) Puppet
2 18 (2.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 17 (2.72%) Ansible
3 17 (2.72%) QRadar
4 9 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (1.44%) HP Fortify
4 9 (1.44%) WebInspect
5 7 (1.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 7 (1.12%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.12%) RSA Security Analytics
6 5 (0.80%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.64%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.64%) Mesos
7 4 (0.64%) Salt
8 3 (0.48%) Nagios
9 2 (0.32%) CSIRT
9 2 (0.32%) Nessus
9 2 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (18.27%) Cisco
2 65 (10.42%) Palo Alto
3 53 (8.49%) CheckPoint
4 51 (8.17%) Juniper
5 50 (8.01%) Splunk
6 46 (7.37%) VMware
7 33 (5.29%) Oracle
8 32 (5.13%) Microsoft
9 28 (4.49%) ArcSight
10 25 (4.01%) F5
11 20 (3.21%) IBM
12 19 (3.04%) AlgoSec
13 18 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (2.56%) Meraki
15 15 (2.40%) Imperva
16 14 (2.24%) LogLogic
16 14 (2.24%) SolarWinds
17 12 (1.92%) Symantec
18 10 (1.60%) Forcepoint
18 10 (1.60%) Intel Security
City, London
Venquis Limited
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £130k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Salary: excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus/ Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £10000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
University Of Manchester
Salary: From £49,772 to £59,400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rullion
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Charles Taylor InsureTech Limited
Salary: Market related
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £130k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
HCA Hospitals
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent bens incl. private health
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £130k + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90000 - £150000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago