Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 471 509 479
Rank change year-on-year +38 -30 +164
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 983 862 1,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.53% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.58% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 713 775 919
England median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £48,150 £48,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £97,250 £94,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +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 147,193 147,436 170,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.69% 90.58% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 118,990 120,906 143,198
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +29 509 £77,500 +3.33% 53
South East -5 137 £65,500 -0.76% 20
North of England +86 123 £62,500 +19.05% 13
East of England +68 117 £56,250 -6.25% 18
North West +66 86 £62,500 +4.17% 4
South West -13 52 £65,000 +8.33% 7
Midlands -9 50 £69,500 +15.83% 12
Yorkshire +39 33 £70,000 +40.00% 8
West Midlands 0 31 £60,000 - 10
East Midlands +13 19 £82,500 - 2
North East - 4 £82,500 - 1
Security Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 564 (57.38%) Information Security
2 450 (45.78%) CISSP
3 372 (37.84%) Cybersecurity
4 305 (31.03%) CISM
5 254 (25.84%) Finance
6 230 (23.40%) Firewall
7 229 (23.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 226 (22.99%) SIEM
9 187 (19.02%) Degree
10 183 (18.62%) TOGAF
11 180 (18.31%) Penetration Testing
12 172 (17.50%) Network Security
13 165 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
13 165 (16.79%) Management Information System
14 155 (15.77%) Amazon AWS
15 149 (15.16%) Security Operations
16 136 (13.84%) Risk Management
16 136 (13.84%) ITIL
17 126 (12.82%) Windows
18 125 (12.72%) Identity Access Management
19 122 (12.41%) GDPR
20 120 (12.21%) Vulnerability Management
21 117 (11.90%) SABSA
22 110 (11.19%) CISA
22 110 (11.19%) PCI DSS
23 109 (11.09%) SANS
24 106 (10.78%) Linux
25 105 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
26 96 (9.77%) Project Management
27 95 (9.66%) Data Protection

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 11 (1.12%) OpenStack
1 11 (1.12%) Skype for Business
2 7 (0.71%) WebLogic
3 6 (0.61%) CMS
4 4 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (0.41%) IIS
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (0.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.31%) Apache
5 3 (0.31%) Confluence
5 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.20%) JBoss
7 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.10%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.10%) Mule
7 1 (0.10%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.71%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.20%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 155 (15.77%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (4.17%) SaaS
4 39 (3.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 38 (3.87%) PaaS
6 37 (3.76%) IaaS
7 10 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.02%) Office 365
8 9 (0.92%) GitHub
9 5 (0.51%) npm
10 4 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.31%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.20%) G Suite
12 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.10%) Serverless
13 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.10%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 230 (23.40%) Firewall
2 172 (17.50%) Network Security
3 66 (6.71%) TCP/IP
4 53 (5.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 48 (4.88%) Internet
6 36 (3.66%) VPN
7 32 (3.26%) LAN
7 32 (3.26%) WAN
8 24 (2.44%) HTTP
9 21 (2.14%) Cisco Firepower
10 19 (1.93%) DNS
10 19 (1.93%) Sourcefire
10 19 (1.93%) SSL
11 16 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (1.53%) Cisco ISE
13 12 (1.22%) SNMP
13 12 (1.22%) VoIP
14 11 (1.12%) MPLS
14 11 (1.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.24%) Blockchain
2 17 (1.73%) MongoDB
3 14 (1.42%) NoSQL
4 13 (1.32%) Big Data
5 11 (1.12%) SQL Server
6 6 (0.61%) MySQL
6 6 (0.61%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.41%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.20%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.20%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (1.42%) Jenkins
2 12 (1.22%) JIRA
3 4 (0.41%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.31%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.31%) Maven
4 3 (0.31%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.20%) Ant
5 2 (0.20%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.20%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.20%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.20%) Gatling
5 2 (0.20%) GitLab
5 2 (0.20%) NeoLoad
5 2 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.20%) Selenium
5 2 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.10%) AppScan
6 1 (0.10%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.10%) JUnit
6 1 (0.10%) sqlmap
General
1 254 (25.84%) Finance
2 58 (5.90%) Retail
3 56 (5.70%) Banking
4 43 (4.37%) Legal
5 22 (2.24%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.42%) Law
7 9 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.81%) Advertising
9 7 (0.71%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.51%) Electronics
10 5 (0.51%) Marketing
11 4 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
11 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.31%) Games
13 2 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.10%) Publishing
14 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 410 (41.71%) Architect
2 342 (34.79%) Security Architect
3 120 (12.21%) Consultant
4 114 (11.60%) Security Engineer
5 88 (8.95%) Security Consultant
6 85 (8.65%) Security Manager
7 72 (7.32%) Analyst
8 67 (6.82%) Security Analyst
9 65 (6.61%) Senior Architect
10 61 (6.21%) Senior Security Architect
11 53 (5.39%) IT Architect
12 50 (5.09%) IT Security Architect
13 43 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
14 38 (3.87%) Information Security Architect
15 36 (3.66%) Cloud Architect
16 29 (2.95%) Cybersecurity Architect
16 29 (2.95%) Enterprise Architect
17 28 (2.85%) Security Specialist
18 26 (2.64%) Information Manager
18 26 (2.64%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.37%) .NET
2 37 (3.76%) Web Services
3 17 (1.73%) Middleware
4 16 (1.63%) Node.js
5 15 (1.53%) OAuth
6 13 (1.32%) .NET Framework
6 13 (1.32%) SAML
7 12 (1.22%) .NET Core
8 10 (1.02%) SailPoint
9 9 (0.92%) LDAP
10 8 (0.81%) OpenID
11 7 (0.71%) REST
12 5 (0.51%) J2EE
13 4 (0.41%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.41%) CSS
13 4 (0.41%) CSS3
13 4 (0.41%) HTML
13 4 (0.41%) HTML5
13 4 (0.41%) JSON
13 4 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 165 (16.79%) Management Information System
2 71 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (6.51%) PKI
4 58 (5.90%) Self-Motivation
5 51 (5.19%) Computer Science
6 42 (4.27%) CESG
6 42 (4.27%) Security Operations Centre
7 39 (3.97%) Data Protection Act
8 36 (3.66%) Cyber Defence
9 31 (3.15%) Data Centre
10 30 (3.05%) Public Cloud
11 29 (2.95%) Cyberattack
12 19 (1.93%) Cyberthreat
13 17 (1.73%) Fintech
13 17 (1.73%) Private Cloud
14 16 (1.63%) Smart Meter
15 15 (1.53%) Algorithms
15 15 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
16 12 (1.22%) Virtual Team
16 12 (1.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 126 (12.82%) Windows
2 106 (10.78%) Linux
3 39 (3.97%) Unix
3 39 (3.97%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.75%) Mac OS X
5 24 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.63%) Android
7 9 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.81%) Solaris
9 7 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.61%) AIX
11 5 (0.51%) CentOS
11 5 (0.51%) DC/OS
11 5 (0.51%) Kali Linux
11 5 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (57.38%) Information Security
2 372 (37.84%) Cybersecurity
3 226 (22.99%) SIEM
4 183 (18.62%) TOGAF
5 180 (18.31%) Penetration Testing
6 165 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
7 149 (15.16%) Security Operations
8 136 (13.84%) ITIL
8 136 (13.84%) Risk Management
9 125 (12.72%) Identity Access Management
10 120 (12.21%) Vulnerability Management
11 117 (11.90%) SABSA
12 96 (9.77%) Project Management
13 95 (9.66%) Data Protection
14 89 (9.05%) OWASP
14 89 (9.05%) SDLC
15 84 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
16 83 (8.44%) Threat Modelling
17 76 (7.73%) Enterprise Architecture
18 74 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 66 (6.71%) Java
2 39 (3.97%) Python
3 29 (2.95%) C
4 26 (2.64%) Perl
5 20 (2.03%) C#
6 17 (1.73%) JavaScript
7 16 (1.63%) Objective-C
7 16 (1.63%) PHP
8 15 (1.53%) Ruby
9 11 (1.12%) C++
10 10 (1.02%) SQL
11 5 (0.51%) Apple Swift
11 5 (0.51%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.41%) ES6
12 4 (0.41%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.20%) Go
13 2 (0.20%) VBA
14 1 (0.10%) Lua
14 1 (0.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 450 (45.78%) CISSP
2 305 (31.03%) CISM
3 187 (19.02%) Degree
4 110 (11.19%) CISA
5 109 (11.09%) SANS
6 94 (9.56%) GIAC
7 93 (9.46%) Security Cleared
8 89 (9.05%) Cisco Certification
9 88 (8.95%) CEH
10 76 (7.73%) CSSLP
11 62 (6.31%) SSCP
12 59 (6.00%) CCNP
13 45 (4.58%) CESG Certified Professional
13 45 (4.58%) SC Cleared
14 44 (4.48%) CREST Certified
15 38 (3.87%) CompTIA Security+
16 26 (2.64%) CCIE
16 26 (2.64%) CCIE Security
17 25 (2.54%) TOGAF Certification
18 24 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (23.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 122 (12.41%) GDPR
3 110 (11.19%) PCI DSS
4 78 (7.93%) COBIT
5 74 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 35 (3.56%) HIPAA
7 32 (3.26%) Cyber Essentials
8 31 (3.15%) GCP
9 16 (1.63%) PMO
10 12 (1.22%) RMADS
11 10 (1.02%) QA
12 9 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 9 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.71%) ISO 22301
13 7 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 6 (0.61%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.61%) NIST 800
15 5 (0.51%) ISO 31000
15 5 (0.51%) SLA
16 4 (0.41%) PSD2
System Software
1 40 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.54%) Docker
3 16 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.92%) Snort
5 8 (0.81%) Firmware
6 7 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.51%) KVM
8 4 (0.41%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.20%) vSphere
11 1 (0.10%) QEMU
11 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (2.54%) Single Sign-On
2 11 (1.12%) CASB
3 10 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (1.02%) Cisco UCCE
3 10 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (1.02%) Nessus
4 9 (0.92%) FortiGate
4 9 (0.92%) Kubernetes
5 8 (0.81%) EnCase
5 8 (0.81%) OSSEC
6 7 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (0.71%) RSA Security Analytics
7 6 (0.61%) CSIRT
7 6 (0.61%) QRadar
8 5 (0.51%) Ansible
9 4 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 4 (0.41%) Nmap
9 4 (0.41%) SCCM
10 3 (0.31%) Nagios
10 3 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 92 (9.36%) Cisco
2 75 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 45 (4.58%) CheckPoint
4 36 (3.66%) VMware
5 33 (3.36%) Splunk
6 31 (3.15%) Veracode
7 30 (3.05%) Oracle
8 28 (2.85%) Palo Alto
9 27 (2.75%) Juniper
10 17 (1.73%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.63%) Google
12 15 (1.53%) Symantec
13 13 (1.32%) CyberArk
14 12 (1.22%) Apple
14 12 (1.22%) IBM
15 11 (1.12%) McAfee
16 10 (1.02%) LogRhythm
17 8 (0.81%) CA
17 8 (0.81%) F5
17 8 (0.81%) Sophos