Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 459 468 474
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 +121
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 860 1,024 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.62% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.68% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 611 769 816
England median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £68,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% -0.74% +4.62%
10th Percentile £45,250 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.41% - +3.85%

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 126,577 151,326 148,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.76% 91.80% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 100,789 124,350 122,892
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 -11 448 £75,000 -3.23% 52
South East +19 146 £70,000 +27.27% 27
North of England -4 75 £70,000 +21.74% 14
East of England +35 71 £72,500 +26.09% 9
Midlands +70 64 £60,000 - 6
South West +33 61 £65,000 +13.04% 12
West Midlands +56 52 £60,000 +17.03% 3
North West +2 41 £70,000 +21.74% 6
Yorkshire +31 31 £70,000 - 5
East Midlands +39 17 £60,000 -12.73% 2
North East +17 3 £52,500 +6.60% 3
Security Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 439 (51.05%) Information Security
2 319 (37.09%) Cybersecurity
3 311 (36.16%) CISSP
4 212 (24.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 199 (23.14%) TOGAF
6 182 (21.16%) CISM
7 172 (20.00%) SIEM
8 171 (19.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 167 (19.42%) SABSA
10 166 (19.30%) Finance
11 157 (18.26%) Penetration Testing
12 156 (18.14%) Network Security
13 153 (17.79%) Management Information System
14 149 (17.33%) Risk Management
15 133 (15.47%) Firewall
16 131 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
16 131 (15.23%) Identity Access Management
17 120 (13.95%) Microsoft
18 117 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
18 117 (13.60%) GDPR
19 111 (12.91%) Windows
20 108 (12.56%) Security Operations
21 103 (11.98%) CISA
22 101 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
23 97 (11.28%) PCI DSS
24 95 (11.05%) Degree
25 93 (10.81%) Linux
26 90 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
27 87 (10.12%) Cisco Certification
28 86 (10.00%) Security Cleared

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 18 (2.09%) Apache
2 13 (1.51%) Tomcat
3 7 (0.81%) IIS
4 6 (0.70%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.12%) Mule
7 1 (0.12%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 171 (19.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (7.21%) SaaS
4 50 (5.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 41 (4.77%) IaaS
5 41 (4.77%) PaaS
6 12 (1.40%) Office 365
7 10 (1.16%) BPaaS
8 7 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.58%) GitHub
10 4 (0.47%) Lucidchart
11 3 (0.35%) G Suite
12 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.12%) npm
12 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 156 (18.14%) Network Security
2 133 (15.47%) Firewall
3 51 (5.93%) TCP/IP
4 40 (4.65%) VPN
5 35 (4.07%) DNS
6 28 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 27 (3.14%) LAN
7 27 (3.14%) WAN
8 26 (3.02%) HTTP
8 26 (3.02%) Internet
9 21 (2.44%) DHCP
10 16 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (1.74%) Wireless
12 13 (1.51%) SNMP
13 10 (1.16%) ICMP
13 10 (1.16%) WLAN
14 9 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (1.05%) SCCP
15 8 (0.93%) VLAN
16 7 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.60%) Big Data
2 11 (1.28%) Blockchain
3 6 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.70%) Hadoop
3 6 (0.70%) MySQL
3 6 (0.70%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.58%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.12%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (0.12%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.12%) DataStage
5 1 (0.12%) Impala
5 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (2.09%) JIRA
2 17 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.05%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.58%) Metasploit
6 3 (0.35%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.23%) Ant
7 2 (0.23%) AppScan
7 2 (0.23%) GitLab
8 1 (0.12%) Bower
8 1 (0.12%) Gradle
8 1 (0.12%) Grunt
8 1 (0.12%) gulp
8 1 (0.12%) JUnit
8 1 (0.12%) Maven
8 1 (0.12%) Paros
8 1 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 166 (19.30%) Finance
2 73 (8.49%) Banking
3 36 (4.19%) Legal
4 33 (3.84%) Retail
5 20 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.74%) Advertising
6 15 (1.74%) Marketing
7 12 (1.40%) Aerospace
7 12 (1.40%) Electronics
8 9 (1.05%) Law
8 9 (1.05%) Local Government
9 8 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.81%) Billing
11 6 (0.70%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.58%) Front Office
13 3 (0.35%) Military
13 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Back Office
14 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 375 (43.60%) Architect
2 300 (34.88%) Security Architect
3 109 (12.67%) Security Engineer
4 72 (8.37%) Security Specialist
5 71 (8.26%) Consultant
6 59 (6.86%) Security Consultant
7 57 (6.63%) Security Manager
8 51 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
9 50 (5.81%) Cloud Architect
10 45 (5.23%) Analyst
11 42 (4.88%) Application Security Specialist
11 42 (4.88%) Applications Specialist
12 37 (4.30%) Senior Architect
13 36 (4.19%) Lead Architect
13 36 (4.19%) Security Analyst
14 34 (3.95%) Lead Security Architect
15 33 (3.84%) Senior Security Architect
16 26 (3.02%) IT Architect
17 25 (2.91%) Database Specialist
17 25 (2.91%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.77%) Web Services
2 30 (3.49%) OAuth
3 24 (2.79%) JSON
4 19 (2.21%) OpenID
5 18 (2.09%) SailPoint
5 18 (2.09%) SAML
6 16 (1.86%) Middleware
7 14 (1.63%) JSP
7 14 (1.63%) REST
8 13 (1.51%) OAuth2
9 12 (1.40%) XACML
10 11 (1.28%) SOAP
11 9 (1.05%) AWT
11 9 (1.05%) Java ME
11 9 (1.05%) Java SE
12 8 (0.93%) Node.js
12 8 (0.93%) XML
13 7 (0.81%) React
14 5 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
15 4 (0.47%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 153 (17.79%) Management Information System
2 101 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (7.09%) Self-Motivation
4 59 (6.86%) CESG
5 52 (6.05%) Data Centre
6 50 (5.81%) Public Cloud
7 34 (3.95%) PKI
8 30 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 30 (3.49%) Security Operations Centre
9 26 (3.02%) Cloud Native
9 26 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (2.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 24 (2.79%) Private Cloud
12 23 (2.67%) Cyberthreat
12 23 (2.67%) Mobile App
13 18 (2.09%) Fintech
14 14 (1.63%) Cyberattack
14 14 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
14 14 (1.63%) NHS
15 10 (1.16%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 111 (12.91%) Windows
2 93 (10.81%) Linux
3 19 (2.21%) Unix
4 16 (1.86%) Mac OS X
5 15 (1.74%) Android
6 13 (1.51%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.28%) AIX
8 10 (1.16%) Kali Linux
9 6 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.47%) Solaris
11 3 (0.35%) CentOS
11 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (51.05%) Information Security
2 319 (37.09%) Cybersecurity
3 199 (23.14%) TOGAF
4 172 (20.00%) SIEM
5 167 (19.42%) SABSA
6 157 (18.26%) Penetration Testing
7 149 (17.33%) Risk Management
8 131 (15.23%) Identity Access Management
9 117 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
10 108 (12.56%) Security Operations
11 90 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 86 (10.00%) DevOps
13 83 (9.65%) Enterprise Architecture
14 79 (9.19%) Project Management
15 73 (8.49%) Continuous Improvement
16 72 (8.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 71 (8.26%) OWASP
17 71 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
17 71 (8.26%) Security Monitoring
18 65 (7.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (8.37%) Java
2 51 (5.93%) Python
3 40 (4.65%) C
4 38 (4.42%) PowerShell
5 29 (3.37%) SQL
6 17 (1.98%) Bash Shell
7 13 (1.51%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.28%) Perl
9 9 (1.05%) Ruby
10 7 (0.81%) Go
11 6 (0.70%) C++
11 6 (0.70%) Scala
12 5 (0.58%) C#
12 5 (0.58%) PHP
13 4 (0.47%) ABAP
14 3 (0.35%) Lua
15 2 (0.23%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.12%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 311 (36.16%) CISSP
2 182 (21.16%) CISM
3 103 (11.98%) CISA
4 95 (11.05%) Degree
5 87 (10.12%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 80 (9.30%) CEH
8 69 (8.02%) SANS
9 55 (6.40%) CRISC
10 54 (6.28%) CESG Certified Professional
11 52 (6.05%) SSCP
12 48 (5.58%) GIAC
13 45 (5.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 40 (4.65%) SC Cleared
15 39 (4.53%) CREST Certified
16 37 (4.30%) ISSAP
17 35 (4.07%) OSCP
18 29 (3.37%) CCNP
18 29 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
19 21 (2.44%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (24.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 117 (13.60%) GDPR
3 97 (11.28%) PCI DSS
4 40 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 35 (4.07%) COBIT
6 32 (3.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 26 (3.02%) Cyber Essentials
7 26 (3.02%) QA
8 24 (2.79%) JSP 440
9 23 (2.67%) HMG Infosec
10 22 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 18 (2.09%) SLA
12 12 (1.40%) PA-DSS
12 12 (1.40%) RMADS
12 12 (1.40%) SAS 70
13 9 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 7 (0.81%) NIST 800
15 5 (0.58%) HIPAA
15 5 (0.58%) SEPA
16 4 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 47 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.63%) XenApp
5 6 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.47%) Docker
7 3 (0.35%) PowerHA
7 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.23%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.23%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.12%) Firmware
9 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (1.74%) QRadar
2 14 (1.63%) Ansible
2 14 (1.63%) vCenter Server
3 11 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.81%) Nessus
5 7 (0.81%) Nmap
5 7 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.35%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.35%) IBM BigFix
6 3 (0.35%) SCCM
6 3 (0.35%) Terraform
6 3 (0.35%) WSUS
7 2 (0.23%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.23%) Puppet
8 1 (0.12%) CASB
8 1 (0.12%) Graphite
8 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 120 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.47%) Cisco
3 39 (4.53%) VMware
4 33 (3.84%) Google
5 26 (3.02%) CyberArk
6 24 (2.79%) Citrix
7 23 (2.67%) Oracle
8 22 (2.56%) Palo Alto
9 18 (2.09%) SAP
9 18 (2.09%) Splunk
10 12 (1.40%) WorldPay
11 10 (1.16%) ForgeRock
12 7 (0.81%) Symantec
13 6 (0.70%) Qualys
14 5 (0.58%) IBM
15 4 (0.47%) Netsparker
15 4 (0.47%) Red Hat
16 3 (0.35%) Fortinet
16 3 (0.35%) Meraki
16 3 (0.35%) Varonis