Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 497 446 636
Rank change year-on-year -51 +190 +99
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 945 1217 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.68% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.76% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 703 958 665
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £66,758
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.81%
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £98,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 151759 160141 181584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.40% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 120765 134253 151176
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -76 471 £75,000 +11.11% 26
South East +23 194 £58,000 -20.00% 9
East of England +78 121 £50,000 - 4
South West -25 66 £60,000 -4.00% 5
North of England -46 56 £60,000 - 13
Midlands -30 39 £52,500 -19.23% 2
North West -36 35 £60,000 +9.09% 5
West Midlands -33 32 £53,750 -17.31% 1
Yorkshire -12 16 £60,000 -6.25% 3
East Midlands +24 5 £41,175 -36.65% 1
North East - 5 £49,250 - 5
Security Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 567 (60.00%) Information Security
2 457 (48.36%) CISSP
3 339 (35.87%) Cybersecurity
4 289 (30.58%) CISM
5 277 (29.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 267 (28.25%) Firewall
7 219 (23.17%) Finance
8 213 (22.54%) Penetration Testing
9 209 (22.12%) SIEM
10 194 (20.53%) Linux
11 192 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
12 190 (20.11%) Windows
13 183 (19.37%) Security Operations
14 160 (16.93%) Network Security
15 159 (16.83%) Degree
16 148 (15.66%) Management Information System
17 145 (15.34%) ITIL
18 144 (15.24%) CISA
19 142 (15.03%) Security Cleared
20 141 (14.92%) Data Protection
21 137 (14.50%) CEH
22 131 (13.86%) Vulnerability Management
23 126 (13.33%) TOGAF
23 126 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
24 118 (12.49%) TCP/IP
25 114 (12.06%) Active Directory
26 107 (11.32%) GIAC
27 105 (11.11%) Java
27 105 (11.11%) PCI DSS
28 97 (10.26%) Risk Management

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 13 (1.38%) Skype for Business
2 12 (1.27%) IIS
3 8 (0.85%) Apache
3 8 (0.85%) OpenStack
4 6 (0.63%) Apache Spark
4 6 (0.63%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.32%) Apache Geronimo
6 3 (0.32%) CMS
6 3 (0.32%) JBoss
6 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.32%) WildFly
7 2 (0.21%) Ethereum
7 2 (0.21%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) SAP GRC
1 2 (0.21%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.39%) SaaS
4 27 (2.86%) IaaS
5 26 (2.75%) PaaS
6 24 (2.54%) Office 365
7 7 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 267 (28.25%) Firewall
2 160 (16.93%) Network Security
3 118 (12.49%) TCP/IP
4 60 (6.35%) Internet
5 42 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 41 (4.34%) VPN
7 31 (3.28%) SSL
8 28 (2.96%) VoIP
9 24 (2.54%) IPsec
10 23 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (1.69%) LAN
11 16 (1.69%) WAN
12 14 (1.48%) Cisco ISE
12 14 (1.48%) NAS
12 14 (1.48%) SAN
13 13 (1.38%) DNS
13 13 (1.38%) Skype
14 12 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (1.16%) LDAP
15 11 (1.16%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.33%) Big Data
2 17 (1.80%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.38%) Hadoop
3 13 (1.38%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.06%) MySQL
5 6 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.63%) Looker
6 5 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (0.53%) HDInsight
6 5 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.53%) NewSQL
7 3 (0.32%) Blockchain
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.32%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.21%) Adabas
8 2 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.21%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.21%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.21%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (1.27%) AppScan
2 9 (0.95%) Burp Suite
3 6 (0.63%) Fiddler
3 6 (0.63%) Metasploit
4 5 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.32%) Paros
6 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.11%) GDB
7 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.11%) JIRA
7 1 (0.11%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.11%) sqlmap
7 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.11%) Xcode
General
1 219 (23.17%) Finance
2 82 (8.68%) Banking
3 42 (4.44%) Legal
3 42 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.54%) Retail
5 16 (1.69%) Law
6 15 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.38%) Advertising
8 12 (1.27%) Electronics
9 11 (1.16%) Marketing
10 10 (1.06%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.85%) Digital Economy
12 7 (0.74%) Automotive
12 7 (0.74%) Games
13 5 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.42%) Military
14 4 (0.42%) Publishing
15 3 (0.32%) Billing
16 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 255 (26.98%) Architect
2 218 (23.07%) Security Architect
3 193 (20.42%) Security Engineer
4 166 (17.57%) Consultant
5 128 (13.54%) Security Consultant
6 109 (11.53%) Analyst
7 91 (9.63%) Security Analyst
8 68 (7.20%) Security Manager
9 64 (6.77%) IT Engineer
9 64 (6.77%) IT Security Engineer
10 51 (5.40%) Security Specialist
11 44 (4.66%) Operations Engineer
12 42 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
13 39 (4.13%) IT Analyst
13 39 (4.13%) IT Security Analyst
13 39 (4.13%) Senior Security Consultant
14 36 (3.81%) Head of Security
15 34 (3.60%) Information Analyst
15 34 (3.60%) Information Security Analyst
15 34 (3.60%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (4.66%) Web Services
2 38 (4.02%) .NET
3 24 (2.54%) OAuth
4 22 (2.33%) SailPoint
5 20 (2.12%) SAML
6 19 (2.01%) OpenID
7 14 (1.48%) Middleware
8 13 (1.38%) J2EE
9 12 (1.27%) REST
10 10 (1.06%) CSS
10 10 (1.06%) XML
11 9 (0.95%) HTML
12 7 (0.74%) SOAP
13 5 (0.53%) 802.1X
13 5 (0.53%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (0.53%) JSP
13 5 (0.53%) XSL
14 4 (0.42%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.42%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 148 (15.66%) Management Information System
2 88 (9.31%) Data Protection Act
3 77 (8.15%) Computer Science
4 74 (7.83%) Cyberthreat
5 67 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
6 57 (6.03%) Security Operations Centre
7 54 (5.71%) CESG
8 51 (5.40%) PKI
9 39 (4.13%) Algorithms
10 34 (3.60%) Mobile App
11 31 (3.28%) Data Centre
12 29 (3.07%) Java Card
13 20 (2.12%) Cyber Attack
14 17 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
15 16 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 15 (1.59%) Cyber Defence
17 14 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
17 14 (1.48%) Smart Meter
18 13 (1.38%) NHS
19 11 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 194 (20.53%) Linux
2 190 (20.11%) Windows
3 71 (7.51%) Windows Server
4 59 (6.24%) Unix
5 50 (5.29%) Apple iOS
6 33 (3.49%) Mac OS X
7 22 (2.33%) Android
8 9 (0.95%) Kali Linux
8 9 (0.95%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.42%) Solaris
12 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.21%) VMS
14 1 (0.11%) CentOS
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (60.00%) Information Security
2 339 (35.87%) Cybersecurity
3 213 (22.54%) Penetration Testing
4 209 (22.12%) SIEM
5 192 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
6 183 (19.37%) Security Operations
7 145 (15.34%) ITIL
8 141 (14.92%) Data Protection
9 131 (13.86%) Vulnerability Management
10 126 (13.33%) TOGAF
11 97 (10.26%) Risk Management
12 93 (9.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 89 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
14 85 (8.99%) DRM
15 81 (8.57%) Data Loss Prevention
16 74 (7.83%) Threat Modelling
17 73 (7.72%) Risk Analysis
18 72 (7.62%) Identity Access Management
19 70 (7.41%) OWASP
19 70 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (11.11%) Java
2 45 (4.76%) C
3 34 (3.60%) SQL
4 33 (3.49%) Python
5 21 (2.22%) C++
5 21 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 16 (1.69%) C#
7 10 (1.06%) Perl
7 10 (1.06%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.06%) Ruby
8 7 (0.74%) VB
9 6 (0.63%) Ada
9 6 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.63%) PHP
10 5 (0.53%) Lua
10 5 (0.53%) Objective-C
10 5 (0.53%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.32%) R
12 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 457 (48.36%) CISSP
2 289 (30.58%) CISM
3 159 (16.83%) Degree
4 144 (15.24%) CISA
5 142 (15.03%) Security Cleared
6 137 (14.50%) CEH
7 107 (11.32%) GIAC
8 88 (9.31%) SC Cleared
9 80 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
10 74 (7.83%) DV Cleared
11 61 (6.46%) CESG Certified Professional
12 58 (6.14%) SSCP
13 56 (5.93%) CREST Certified
14 52 (5.50%) SANS
15 50 (5.29%) CCNP
16 46 (4.87%) GCIH
17 28 (2.96%) PhD
18 27 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
19 24 (2.54%) CRISC
19 24 (2.54%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (29.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 126 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 105 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 54 (5.71%) GDPR
5 50 (5.29%) COBIT
6 20 (2.12%) NIST 800
7 15 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (1.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 12 (1.27%) PMO
8 12 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (1.16%) ISO 9001
9 11 (1.16%) SAS 70
10 10 (1.06%) RMADS
10 10 (1.06%) SLA
11 6 (0.63%) BS25999
11 6 (0.63%) COSO
11 6 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 6 (0.63%) ISO 22301
11 6 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 6 (0.63%) MISRA
System Software
1 114 (12.06%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
5 13 (1.38%) Firmware
6 7 (0.74%) Docker
7 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.32%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.21%) Snort
11 1 (0.11%) LXC
11 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (3.60%) Nessus
2 15 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (1.59%) SCCM
3 14 (1.48%) Nmap
4 11 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
4 11 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
5 9 (0.95%) CSIRT
5 9 (0.95%) HP Fortify
6 8 (0.85%) EMC Navisphere
6 8 (0.85%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.63%) Ansible
7 6 (0.63%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 6 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.53%) Puppet
9 3 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 73 (7.72%) Cisco
2 53 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 46 (4.87%) Splunk
4 42 (4.44%) Apple
5 37 (3.92%) Palo Alto
6 31 (3.28%) CyberArk
7 29 (3.07%) Oracle
8 24 (2.54%) CheckPoint
9 19 (2.01%) Symantec
10 17 (1.80%) McAfee
10 17 (1.80%) Qualys
11 16 (1.69%) IBM
12 15 (1.59%) Juniper
13 14 (1.48%) Aveksa
13 14 (1.48%) VMware
14 12 (1.27%) Sourcefire
15 10 (1.06%) Fortinet
16 9 (0.95%) Forcepoint
16 9 (0.95%) HP
17 8 (0.85%) EMC