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

Security Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 473 469 610
Rank change year-on-year -4 +141 +28
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 974 1,006 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.61% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.68% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 738 843 693
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £96,625 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £67,750 £68,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -0.37% +0.74% +8.00%

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 147,304 148,409 176,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.85% 89.54% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 120,843 123,123 147,688
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 24 February 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 February 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 -21 528 £77,500 +10.71% 53
South East +25 180 £55,000 -26.67% 17
North of England +12 101 £57,500 +9.52% 7
East of England +55 87 £59,500 -15.00% 13
North West +36 72 £56,250 +7.14% 4
South West -30 49 £61,250 +2.08% 3
Midlands -10 29 £51,270 -14.55% 12
Yorkshire -15 22 £65,000 +23.81% 3
West Midlands -14 20 £51,270 -14.55% 8
East Midlands +4 8 £64,500 +17.27% 4
North East - 7 £49,250 -
Security Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 518 (53.18%) Information Security
2 445 (45.69%) CISSP
3 359 (36.86%) Cybersecurity
4 263 (27.00%) CISM
5 246 (25.26%) Firewall
6 244 (25.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 240 (24.64%) Finance
8 198 (20.33%) SIEM
9 195 (20.02%) Network Security
10 186 (19.10%) Penetration Testing
11 168 (17.25%) Degree
12 167 (17.15%) Security Operations
13 156 (16.02%) Management Information System
14 150 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
15 149 (15.30%) TOGAF
16 140 (14.37%) Linux
17 139 (14.27%) Windows
18 134 (13.76%) Cisco Certification
19 128 (13.14%) Cisco
20 127 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
21 124 (12.73%) ITIL
21 124 (12.73%) CEH
22 119 (12.22%) Risk Management
22 119 (12.22%) Vulnerability Management
23 111 (11.40%) Identity Access Management
24 108 (11.09%) Security Cleared
25 106 (10.88%) Java
26 103 (10.57%) PCI DSS
27 102 (10.47%) GIAC
28 99 (10.16%) CCNP

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 24 (2.46%) Skype for Business
2 22 (2.26%) OpenStack
3 10 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
4 9 (0.92%) IIS
4 9 (0.92%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.51%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.51%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.41%) Apache
6 4 (0.41%) Mule
6 4 (0.41%) Mule ESB
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.21%) Confluence
8 2 (0.21%) JBoss
8 2 (0.21%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.10%) CMS
9 1 (0.10%) MTS
9 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (1.33%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (0.21%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 127 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (4.83%) IaaS
4 42 (4.31%) PaaS
5 41 (4.21%) SaaS
6 22 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.72%) GitHub
7 7 (0.72%) Office 365
8 6 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.41%) npm
10 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.10%) Boomi
10 1 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 246 (25.26%) Firewall
2 195 (20.02%) Network Security
3 90 (9.24%) TCP/IP
4 52 (5.34%) Intrusion Detection
5 38 (3.90%) Internet
6 37 (3.80%) VPN
7 30 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (2.77%) Cisco IOS
9 26 (2.67%) Cisco ISE
9 26 (2.67%) HTTP
10 25 (2.57%) Skype
11 24 (2.46%) IPsec
12 23 (2.36%) Telepresence
13 22 (2.26%) SSL
14 18 (1.85%) WAN
15 17 (1.75%) LAN
15 17 (1.75%) VoIP
16 16 (1.64%) SNMP
17 13 (1.33%) DNS
18 10 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.67%) Big Data
2 12 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.13%) NoSQL
4 8 (0.82%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.72%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.62%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.51%) Blockchain
7 5 (0.51%) HDInsight
7 5 (0.51%) NewSQL
8 4 (0.41%) MySQL
9 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.21%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.21%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.21%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.10%) OLTP
11 1 (0.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 8 (0.82%) JIRA
3 5 (0.51%) Burp Suite
3 5 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.41%) Bower
4 4 (0.41%) Gradle
4 4 (0.41%) Grunt
4 4 (0.41%) gulp
4 4 (0.41%) JUnit
4 4 (0.41%) Maven
4 4 (0.41%) SonarQube
5 3 (0.31%) AppScan
5 3 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.21%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.10%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.10%) GDB
7 1 (0.10%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 240 (24.64%) Finance
2 48 (4.93%) Banking
3 33 (3.39%) Legal
3 33 (3.39%) Retail
4 29 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.23%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.23%) Law
7 10 (1.03%) Advertising
8 8 (0.82%) Marketing
9 6 (0.62%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.51%) Electronics
11 4 (0.41%) Digital Economy
11 4 (0.41%) Games
11 4 (0.41%) Military
12 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.21%) Publishing
14 1 (0.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 317 (32.55%) Architect
2 257 (26.39%) Security Architect
3 176 (18.07%) Consultant
4 162 (16.63%) Security Engineer
5 125 (12.83%) Security Consultant
6 95 (9.75%) Analyst
7 80 (8.21%) Security Analyst
8 76 (7.80%) Security Manager
9 49 (5.03%) Cisco Consultant
10 47 (4.83%) IT Architect
11 43 (4.41%) IT Security Architect
12 40 (4.11%) Security Specialist
13 38 (3.90%) Information Security Architect
14 35 (3.59%) Senior Architect
15 31 (3.18%) Information Manager
15 31 (3.18%) Information Security Manager
15 31 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
16 28 (2.87%) Security Officer
17 27 (2.77%) Cybersecurity Consultant
17 27 (2.77%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.39%) OAuth
2 32 (3.29%) SAML
2 32 (3.29%) Web Services
3 31 (3.18%) .NET
4 22 (2.26%) OpenID
5 18 (1.85%) LDAP
6 16 (1.64%) SailPoint
7 14 (1.44%) Middleware
8 11 (1.13%) .NET Framework
8 11 (1.13%) SOAP
9 10 (1.03%) REST
10 9 (0.92%) 802.1X
11 8 (0.82%) XML
12 5 (0.51%) J2EE
12 5 (0.51%) Java EE
12 5 (0.51%) RESTful
12 5 (0.51%) Spring
13 4 (0.41%) LAMP
13 4 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (0.41%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 156 (16.02%) Management Information System
2 58 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (5.75%) CESG
4 53 (5.44%) Data Protection Act
5 51 (5.24%) Security Operations Centre
6 50 (5.13%) PKI
7 46 (4.72%) Computer Science
8 45 (4.62%) Data Centre
9 38 (3.90%) Cyberthreat
10 33 (3.39%) Algorithms
10 33 (3.39%) Cyberattack
11 31 (3.18%) Cyber Defence
12 26 (2.67%) Mobile App
13 25 (2.57%) Java Card
14 24 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
15 22 (2.26%) Smart Meter
16 21 (2.16%) Private Cloud
17 16 (1.64%) NHS
17 16 (1.64%) Public Cloud
18 15 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 140 (14.37%) Linux
2 139 (14.27%) Windows
3 50 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 43 (4.41%) Unix
5 38 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 33 (3.39%) Mac OS X
7 17 (1.75%) Android
8 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.51%) AIX
9 5 (0.51%) Solaris
9 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.21%) CentOS
12 2 (0.21%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (53.18%) Information Security
2 359 (36.86%) Cybersecurity
3 198 (20.33%) SIEM
4 186 (19.10%) Penetration Testing
5 167 (17.15%) Security Operations
6 150 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
7 149 (15.30%) TOGAF
8 124 (12.73%) ITIL
9 119 (12.22%) Risk Management
9 119 (12.22%) Vulnerability Management
10 111 (11.40%) Identity Access Management
11 88 (9.03%) Project Management
12 85 (8.73%) Threat Modelling
13 83 (8.52%) Data Protection
14 81 (8.32%) Data Loss Prevention
15 80 (8.21%) SDLC
16 77 (7.91%) SABSA
16 77 (7.91%) Threat Intelligence
17 75 (7.70%) Stakeholder Management
18 73 (7.49%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 106 (10.88%) Java
2 35 (3.59%) C
3 28 (2.87%) Python
4 20 (2.05%) SQL
5 18 (1.85%) C#
5 18 (1.85%) Ruby
6 16 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 13 (1.33%) C++
8 11 (1.13%) Perl
8 11 (1.13%) PHP
9 10 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.03%) PowerShell
10 9 (0.92%) Lua
11 5 (0.51%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.21%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.21%) R
13 1 (0.10%) Ada
13 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 445 (45.69%) CISSP
2 263 (27.00%) CISM
3 168 (17.25%) Degree
4 134 (13.76%) Cisco Certification
5 124 (12.73%) CEH
6 108 (11.09%) Security Cleared
7 102 (10.47%) GIAC
8 99 (10.16%) CCNP
9 95 (9.75%) CISA
10 89 (9.14%) SSCP
11 80 (8.21%) SANS
12 68 (6.98%) SC Cleared
13 63 (6.47%) CESG Certified Professional
14 40 (4.11%) CSSLP
15 36 (3.70%) DV Cleared
16 35 (3.59%) CREST Certified
17 31 (3.18%) GCIH
18 26 (2.67%) CCDP
18 26 (2.67%) CCIE
19 25 (2.57%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (25.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 103 (10.57%) PCI DSS
3 76 (7.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 69 (7.08%) GDPR
5 57 (5.85%) COBIT
6 26 (2.67%) PMO
7 17 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
7 17 (1.75%) NIST 800
8 16 (1.64%) RMADS
9 15 (1.54%) GCP
9 15 (1.54%) HIPAA
10 13 (1.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 13 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (1.13%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.92%) COSO
13 8 (0.82%) PA-DSS
13 8 (0.82%) QA
14 6 (0.62%) SAS 70
15 3 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 3 (0.31%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 75 (7.70%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.33%) Docker
3 12 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.72%) Firmware
5 6 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.41%) vSphere
7 3 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.31%) Snort
7 3 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.10%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
2 23 (2.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 23 (2.36%) Cisco UCCE
2 23 (2.36%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (1.03%) Nessus
4 8 (0.82%) Ansible
5 6 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.62%) Nmap
6 5 (0.51%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (0.31%) CSIRT
7 3 (0.31%) Nagios
7 3 (0.31%) Puppet
7 3 (0.31%) RSA Security Analytics
8 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.21%) OSSEC
8 2 (0.21%) SCCM
8 2 (0.21%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 128 (13.14%) Cisco
2 67 (6.88%) Microsoft
3 44 (4.52%) CheckPoint
4 42 (4.31%) Splunk
5 33 (3.39%) VMware
6 32 (3.29%) Juniper
6 32 (3.29%) Palo Alto
7 31 (3.18%) Apple
8 28 (2.87%) Oracle
9 27 (2.77%) Sourcefire
10 21 (2.16%) ArcSight
11 20 (2.05%) CyberArk
12 16 (1.64%) IBM
13 15 (1.54%) Veracode
14 13 (1.33%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.03%) Google
16 9 (0.92%) Fortinet
17 8 (0.82%) NetIQ
18 6 (0.62%) CA
18 6 (0.62%) Qualys