Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 463 499 446
Rank change year-on-year +36 -53 +197
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 942 919 1,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.56% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.61% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 629 762 948
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £44,750 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +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 141,461 150,087 165,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.54% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 113,449 119,287 139,412
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -22 411 £75,000 - 49
East of England +61 159 £55,000 -4.35% 12
South East -11 159 £62,500 +4.17% 18
North of England +101 110 £62,500 +4.17% 14
North West +59 65 £62,500 +4.17% 8
South West +2 63 £57,500 -4.17% 14
Midlands +22 43 £67,500 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire +57 37 £70,000 +16.67% 4
West Midlands +11 23 £66,250 +10.42% 4
East Midlands +18 20 £68,750 -16.67% 2
North East - 8 £57,500 - 2
Security Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 552 (58.60%) Information Security
2 434 (46.07%) CISSP
3 331 (35.14%) Cybersecurity
4 266 (28.24%) CISM
5 236 (25.05%) SIEM
6 227 (24.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 216 (22.93%) Firewall
8 207 (21.97%) Degree
9 192 (20.38%) Finance
10 176 (18.68%) TOGAF
11 174 (18.47%) Windows
12 166 (17.62%) Management Information System
13 151 (16.03%) Security Operations
14 146 (15.50%) Network Security
15 143 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
16 140 (14.86%) ITIL
17 131 (13.91%) Vulnerability Management
18 128 (13.59%) Penetration Testing
19 126 (13.38%) GDPR
20 125 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
21 124 (13.16%) Linux
21 124 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
22 122 (12.95%) Risk Management
23 121 (12.85%) GIAC
24 119 (12.63%) CISA
25 115 (12.21%) PCI DSS
26 105 (11.15%) Security Cleared
27 104 (11.04%) SABSA
28 99 (10.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
29 97 (10.30%) 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 9 (0.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.32%) CMS
3 2 (0.21%) Apache
3 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.21%) IIS
3 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.11%) Confluence
4 1 (0.11%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.74%) Distributed Ledger
1 7 (0.74%) SAP GRC
2 6 (0.64%) SAP BPC
3 5 (0.53%) SAP GTS
3 5 (0.53%) SAP MDG
3 5 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 125 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (3.18%) SaaS
4 25 (2.65%) PaaS
5 24 (2.55%) Office 365
6 19 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (2.02%) IaaS
7 13 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.27%) Mimecast
9 11 (1.17%) G Suite
10 9 (0.96%) GitHub
11 4 (0.42%) npm
12 1 (0.11%) Akamai
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.11%) Serverless
12 1 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 216 (22.93%) Firewall
2 146 (15.50%) Network Security
3 72 (7.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 70 (7.43%) VPN
5 54 (5.73%) DNS
6 53 (5.63%) TCP/IP
7 49 (5.20%) LAN
8 48 (5.10%) WAN
9 44 (4.67%) Internet
10 37 (3.93%) SSL
11 27 (2.87%) Wireless
12 26 (2.76%) HTTP
13 21 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (2.02%) SMTP
15 17 (1.80%) MPLS
16 13 (1.38%) VLAN
17 12 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (1.17%) IPsec
19 9 (0.96%) DHCP
19 9 (0.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.65%) Blockchain
2 21 (2.23%) MongoDB
3 13 (1.38%) Big Data
4 9 (0.96%) NoSQL
5 7 (0.74%) SQL Server
6 6 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.53%) MySQL
7 5 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.53%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.32%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.32%) Power BI
8 3 (0.32%) QlikView
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.21%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.21%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (1.80%) JIRA
2 11 (1.17%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.06%) Metasploit
4 7 (0.74%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.64%) NetBeans
6 3 (0.32%) Maven
7 2 (0.21%) Ant
7 2 (0.21%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.21%) Gatling
7 2 (0.21%) GitLab
7 2 (0.21%) NeoLoad
7 2 (0.21%) Selenium
7 2 (0.21%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.11%) AppScan
8 1 (0.11%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.11%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.11%) GDB
8 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.11%) sqlmap
General
1 192 (20.38%) Finance
2 45 (4.78%) Banking
3 39 (4.14%) Legal
4 38 (4.03%) Retail
5 37 (3.93%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.80%) Law
8 8 (0.85%) Local Government
9 7 (0.74%) Advertising
9 7 (0.74%) Electronics
10 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.42%) Marketing
12 2 (0.21%) Automotive
12 2 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.11%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 385 (40.87%) Architect
2 301 (31.95%) Security Architect
3 186 (19.75%) Security Engineer
4 87 (9.24%) Consultant
5 65 (6.90%) Analyst
6 58 (6.16%) Security Consultant
7 56 (5.94%) Security Manager
8 55 (5.84%) Senior Architect
9 54 (5.73%) Security Analyst
10 52 (5.52%) Senior Security Architect
11 43 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
12 36 (3.82%) Enterprise Architect
13 34 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 31 (3.29%) Information Security Architect
14 31 (3.29%) Network Engineer
15 30 (3.18%) Network Security Engineer
16 29 (3.08%) Cloud Architect
16 29 (3.08%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
16 29 (3.08%) Security Specialist
17 28 (2.97%) Cybersecurity Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.03%) .NET
2 28 (2.97%) Web Services
3 25 (2.65%) Node.js
4 20 (2.12%) .NET Core
5 17 (1.80%) OAuth
6 12 (1.27%) SAML
7 11 (1.17%) Middleware
7 11 (1.17%) OpenID
8 10 (1.06%) Java ME
8 10 (1.06%) Java SE
9 9 (0.96%) REST
10 7 (0.74%) AWT
10 7 (0.74%) JSP
11 6 (0.64%) ISPF
11 6 (0.64%) J2EE
11 6 (0.64%) Servlets
12 5 (0.53%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.53%) OAuth2
12 5 (0.53%) React
13 4 (0.42%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 166 (17.62%) Management Information System
2 78 (8.28%) Self-Motivation
3 72 (7.64%) Computer Science
4 70 (7.43%) Security Operations Centre
5 68 (7.22%) PKI
6 64 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (4.88%) CESG
8 39 (4.14%) Data Protection Act
9 27 (2.87%) Data Centre
10 24 (2.55%) Public Cloud
11 20 (2.12%) Algorithms
11 20 (2.12%) Xbox
12 19 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 16 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
14 14 (1.49%) Cyberattack
14 14 (1.49%) Mobile App
15 13 (1.38%) Fintech
16 12 (1.27%) Smart Meter
17 10 (1.06%) Java Card
18 9 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 174 (18.47%) Windows
2 124 (13.16%) Linux
3 52 (5.52%) Unix
4 43 (4.56%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.44%) Mac OS X
6 22 (2.34%) Android
7 17 (1.80%) Solaris
8 15 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.38%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.17%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.06%) Kali Linux
12 8 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.74%) AIX
14 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
15 1 (0.11%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.11%) MVS
15 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (58.60%) Information Security
2 331 (35.14%) Cybersecurity
3 236 (25.05%) SIEM
4 176 (18.68%) TOGAF
5 151 (16.03%) Security Operations
6 143 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
7 140 (14.86%) ITIL
8 131 (13.91%) Vulnerability Management
9 128 (13.59%) Penetration Testing
10 124 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
11 122 (12.95%) Risk Management
12 104 (11.04%) SABSA
13 97 (10.30%) Data Protection
14 86 (9.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 83 (8.81%) Project Management
16 81 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 74 (7.86%) Enterprise Architecture
17 74 (7.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 68 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
18 68 (7.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 65 (6.90%) Python
2 51 (5.41%) Java
3 44 (4.67%) C
4 42 (4.46%) Perl
5 34 (3.61%) PowerShell
6 23 (2.44%) C#
7 21 (2.23%) JavaScript
8 16 (1.70%) PHP
8 16 (1.70%) VBScript
9 15 (1.59%) SQL
10 14 (1.49%) Ruby
11 10 (1.06%) Go
12 9 (0.96%) Objective-C
13 8 (0.85%) C++
14 7 (0.74%) VBA
15 6 (0.64%) JCL
15 6 (0.64%) REXX
16 5 (0.53%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.42%) ES6
17 4 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 434 (46.07%) CISSP
2 266 (28.24%) CISM
3 207 (21.97%) Degree
4 121 (12.85%) GIAC
5 119 (12.63%) CISA
6 105 (11.15%) Security Cleared
7 94 (9.98%) CEH
8 93 (9.87%) SSCP
9 84 (8.92%) SANS
10 67 (7.11%) CompTIA Security+
11 62 (6.58%) CESG Certified Professional
12 61 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
13 54 (5.73%) CSSLP
14 49 (5.20%) Computer Science Degree
15 36 (3.82%) SC Cleared
16 33 (3.50%) CREST Certified
17 30 (3.18%) CRISC
18 21 (2.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
19 20 (2.12%) CCNP
19 20 (2.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (24.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 126 (13.38%) GDPR
3 115 (12.21%) PCI DSS
4 99 (10.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 63 (6.69%) Cyber Essentials
6 49 (5.20%) COBIT
7 25 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 21 (2.23%) RMADS
9 16 (1.70%) SAS 70
10 13 (1.38%) HIPAA
11 11 (1.17%) FISMA
12 9 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 7 (0.74%) PMO
13 7 (0.74%) SLA
14 6 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 6 (0.64%) NIST 800
15 5 (0.53%) GxP
15 5 (0.53%) JSP 440
16 4 (0.42%) ISO 31000
16 4 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 26 (2.76%) Docker
2 15 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.96%) Snort
6 6 (0.64%) Firmware
6 6 (0.64%) RACF
7 4 (0.42%) PowerHA
8 3 (0.32%) KVM
8 3 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.21%) vSphere
10 1 (0.11%) QEMU
10 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (1.49%) Nessus
3 13 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
4 12 (1.27%) CSIRT
4 12 (1.27%) QRadar
5 11 (1.17%) Nmap
6 10 (1.06%) EnCase
7 9 (0.96%) FortiGate
7 9 (0.96%) OSSEC
8 8 (0.85%) Ansible
9 7 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.64%) zSecure
11 5 (0.53%) CASB
11 5 (0.53%) SCCM
12 4 (0.42%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.42%) Puppet
13 3 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 3 (0.32%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 93 (9.87%) Microsoft
2 48 (5.10%) Cisco
3 44 (4.67%) Symantec
4 42 (4.46%) Splunk
5 30 (3.18%) Google
5 30 (3.18%) Sophos
6 25 (2.65%) Palo Alto
7 22 (2.34%) CheckPoint
8 19 (2.02%) VMware
9 18 (1.91%) Oracle
10 16 (1.70%) McAfee
11 15 (1.59%) Qualys
12 12 (1.27%) Juniper
13 11 (1.17%) Meraki
14 10 (1.06%) Fortinet
15 9 (0.96%) LogRhythm
15 9 (0.96%) Netsparker
15 9 (0.96%) Trend Micro
16 8 (0.85%) ArcSight
16 8 (0.85%) Veracode