Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Security Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Architecture over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 451 498 457
Rank change year-on-year +47 -41 +180
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 946 970 1,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.58% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.63% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 626 718 926
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - -3.70%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,875 £95,625
UK median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +3.85% -3.70%

Security Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 135,846 154,431 160,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.64% 91.92% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108,599 123,606 134,296
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in England

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Security Architecture in England

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in England

Security Architecture
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 Architecture within the England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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 +21 435 £75,000 - 48
South East -7 171 £60,000 +4.35% 18
East of England +60 145 £65,000 +30.00% 6
North of England +59 94 £67,500 +12.50% 9
South West +19 58 £55,000 -8.33% 4
North West +38 50 £62,500 +4.17% 4
Midlands +54 46 £60,000 +18.23% 12
Yorkshire +57 35 £70,000 +16.67% 5
West Midlands +35 31 £60,000 +14.29% 9
East Midlands +33 19 £60,000 +45.72% 3
North East 0 9 £57,500 +18.56%
Security Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 484 (51.16%) Information Security
2 378 (39.96%) CISSP
3 339 (35.84%) Cybersecurity
4 244 (25.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 229 (24.21%) SIEM
6 222 (23.47%) CISM
7 211 (22.30%) Firewall
8 181 (19.13%) Degree
9 180 (19.03%) TOGAF
10 177 (18.71%) Windows
11 162 (17.12%) Management Information System
12 159 (16.81%) Finance
13 154 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
14 150 (15.86%) Linux
15 149 (15.75%) Identity Access Management
16 148 (15.64%) Security Operations
16 148 (15.64%) Network Security
16 148 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
17 147 (15.54%) Penetration Testing
18 136 (14.38%) Risk Management
19 129 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
20 126 (13.32%) Vulnerability Management
21 125 (13.21%) Microsoft
22 121 (12.79%) PCI DSS
23 119 (12.58%) ITIL
24 111 (11.73%) Continuous Improvement
25 109 (11.52%) SABSA
25 109 (11.52%) SSCP
26 108 (11.42%) GDPR
27 106 (11.21%) CISA

Security Architecture
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 7 (0.74%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.63%) Apache
3 5 (0.53%) IIS
4 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.11%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.11%) Mule
5 1 (0.11%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.63%) SAP BPC
1 6 (0.63%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.53%) SAP GTS
2 5 (0.53%) SAP MDG
2 5 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 148 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (4.23%) SaaS
4 26 (2.75%) Office 365
4 26 (2.75%) PaaS
5 25 (2.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (2.33%) IaaS
7 20 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.37%) GitHub
9 12 (1.27%) G Suite
9 12 (1.27%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.42%) Lucidchart
11 2 (0.21%) npm
12 1 (0.11%) Akamai
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.11%) Serverless
12 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 211 (22.30%) Firewall
2 148 (15.64%) Network Security
3 87 (9.20%) VPN
4 72 (7.61%) DNS
5 59 (6.24%) TCP/IP
6 56 (5.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 46 (4.86%) LAN
8 44 (4.65%) WAN
9 42 (4.44%) Internet
10 33 (3.49%) HTTP
10 33 (3.49%) Wireless
11 29 (3.07%) SSL
12 27 (2.85%) DHCP
12 27 (2.85%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (2.33%) SMTP
14 19 (2.01%) SNMP
15 17 (1.80%) ICMP
15 17 (1.80%) VLAN
16 14 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (1.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.54%) Big Data
2 16 (1.69%) Blockchain
3 9 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 5 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (0.53%) SAP BW
5 4 (0.42%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.42%) MySQL
5 4 (0.42%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.32%) Power BI
6 3 (0.32%) QlikView
6 3 (0.32%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.32%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.21%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.21%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (3.07%) JIRA
2 16 (1.69%) Eclipse
2 16 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.37%) Metasploit
4 6 (0.63%) NetBeans
5 4 (0.42%) Maven
5 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.32%) Ant
7 2 (0.21%) AppScan
7 2 (0.21%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.21%) Gatling
7 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.21%) GitLab
7 2 (0.21%) NeoLoad
7 2 (0.21%) Selenium
7 2 (0.21%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.11%) Bower
8 1 (0.11%) Gradle
8 1 (0.11%) Grunt
8 1 (0.11%) gulp
General
1 159 (16.81%) Finance
2 60 (6.34%) Banking
3 35 (3.70%) Legal
4 34 (3.59%) Retail
5 30 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.01%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.01%) Law
7 11 (1.16%) Electronics
8 10 (1.06%) Aerospace
9 9 (0.95%) Local Government
10 6 (0.63%) Marketing
11 5 (0.53%) Advertising
11 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.42%) Billing
12 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.21%) Automotive
15 1 (0.11%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) Military
15 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 370 (39.11%) Architect
2 281 (29.70%) Security Architect
3 195 (20.61%) Security Engineer
4 69 (7.29%) Consultant
5 62 (6.55%) Security Manager
6 60 (6.34%) Analyst
7 50 (5.29%) Security Specialist
7 50 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
8 46 (4.86%) Security Consultant
9 45 (4.76%) Security Analyst
10 38 (4.02%) Network Engineer
11 36 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 35 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
12 35 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
13 33 (3.49%) Cybersecurity Architect
14 31 (3.28%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
14 31 (3.28%) Senior Architect
15 30 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
16 28 (2.96%) Lead Architect
17 27 (2.85%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.38%) OAuth
2 21 (2.22%) OpenID
3 19 (2.01%) Java ME
3 19 (2.01%) Java SE
4 18 (1.90%) Middleware
4 18 (1.90%) SAML
4 18 (1.90%) Web Services
5 16 (1.69%) AWT
5 16 (1.69%) JSP
5 16 (1.69%) Node.js
6 15 (1.59%) .NET
6 15 (1.59%) OAuth2
7 14 (1.48%) REST
8 12 (1.27%) XACML
9 9 (0.95%) .NET Core
10 7 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (0.74%) React
10 7 (0.74%) SailPoint
10 7 (0.74%) SOAP
11 6 (0.63%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 162 (17.12%) Management Information System
2 83 (8.77%) Security Operations Centre
3 79 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (8.25%) Self-Motivation
5 60 (6.34%) PKI
6 38 (4.02%) Data Protection Act
7 36 (3.81%) CESG
8 34 (3.59%) Data Centre
9 24 (2.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 24 (2.54%) Public Cloud
10 22 (2.33%) Mobile App
11 19 (2.01%) Cyberthreat
12 14 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (1.37%) Fintech
14 11 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.16%) NHS
14 11 (1.16%) Smart Meter
15 10 (1.06%) Algorithms
16 9 (0.95%) Linked Data
16 9 (0.95%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 177 (18.71%) Windows
2 150 (15.86%) Linux
3 42 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 41 (4.33%) Unix
5 32 (3.38%) Mac OS X
6 28 (2.96%) Android
7 18 (1.90%) Kali Linux
8 15 (1.59%) Solaris
8 15 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.48%) AIX
9 14 (1.48%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.85%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.32%) CentOS
12 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.11%) MVS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (51.16%) Information Security
2 339 (35.84%) Cybersecurity
3 229 (24.21%) SIEM
4 180 (19.03%) TOGAF
5 154 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (15.75%) Identity Access Management
7 148 (15.64%) Security Operations
8 147 (15.54%) Penetration Testing
9 136 (14.38%) Risk Management
10 126 (13.32%) Vulnerability Management
11 119 (12.58%) ITIL
12 111 (11.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 109 (11.52%) SABSA
14 85 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 83 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
16 82 (8.67%) Data Protection
17 80 (8.46%) Enterprise Architecture
18 77 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
19 76 (8.03%) Performance Monitoring
19 76 (8.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (7.93%) Python
2 69 (7.29%) Java
3 48 (5.07%) C
4 45 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 37 (3.91%) Perl
6 23 (2.43%) SQL
7 20 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 16 (1.69%) Ruby
8 16 (1.69%) VBScript
9 15 (1.59%) C#
9 15 (1.59%) PHP
10 13 (1.37%) Go
11 12 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.74%) C++
13 6 (0.63%) JCL
13 6 (0.63%) REXX
13 6 (0.63%) VBA
14 3 (0.32%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.32%) Scala
15 2 (0.21%) Lua
Qualifications
1 378 (39.96%) CISSP
2 222 (23.47%) CISM
3 181 (19.13%) Degree
4 109 (11.52%) SSCP
5 106 (11.21%) CISA
6 98 (10.36%) CEH
7 94 (9.94%) GIAC
8 92 (9.73%) Security Cleared
9 82 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
10 64 (6.77%) CompTIA Security+
10 64 (6.77%) SANS
11 55 (5.81%) CESG Certified Professional
12 47 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
13 39 (4.12%) CRISC
14 38 (4.02%) CSSLP
15 33 (3.49%) SC Cleared
16 30 (3.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 27 (2.85%) CCNP
18 26 (2.75%) GCIA
19 24 (2.54%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (25.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 121 (12.79%) PCI DSS
3 108 (11.42%) GDPR
4 88 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 58 (6.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 39 (4.12%) COBIT
7 34 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 24 (2.54%) SAS 70
9 18 (1.90%) QA
10 15 (1.59%) RMADS
11 11 (1.16%) FISMA
11 11 (1.16%) JSP 440
12 10 (1.06%) SLA
13 9 (0.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 8 (0.85%) PA-DSS
15 7 (0.74%) HMG Infosec
15 7 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 7 (0.74%) NIST 800
16 6 (0.63%) PMO
17 5 (0.53%) SEPA
System Software
1 18 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.80%) Hyper-V
3 15 (1.59%) Docker
4 7 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.63%) RACF
5 6 (0.63%) Snort
6 4 (0.42%) PowerHA
7 3 (0.32%) Firmware
7 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.32%) vSphere
8 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (1.59%) Nessus
2 15 (1.59%) QRadar
3 14 (1.48%) Nmap
3 14 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
4 11 (1.16%) Ansible
4 11 (1.16%) CSIRT
5 7 (0.74%) EnCase
5 7 (0.74%) FortiGate
6 6 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.63%) OSSEC
6 6 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (0.63%) zSecure
7 5 (0.53%) Puppet
7 5 (0.53%) SCCM
7 5 (0.53%) WSUS
8 4 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.42%) IBM BigFix
8 4 (0.42%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 125 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.81%) Cisco
3 45 (4.76%) Splunk
3 45 (4.76%) Symantec
4 39 (4.12%) Google
5 33 (3.49%) Palo Alto
6 29 (3.07%) Sophos
7 17 (1.80%) Oracle
7 17 (1.80%) Qualys
8 14 (1.48%) VMware
9 12 (1.27%) CheckPoint
9 12 (1.27%) Meraki
9 12 (1.27%) Netsparker
10 11 (1.16%) Fortinet
10 11 (1.16%) Juniper
11 9 (0.95%) SAP
12 8 (0.85%) WorldPay
13 7 (0.74%) Forcepoint
13 7 (0.74%) LogRhythm
13 7 (0.74%) McAfee