Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Solutions Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Solution Architect
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1095 1102 1182
Rank change year-on-year +7 +80 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 64 83 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.046% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.048% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 48 77 74
England median annual salary £77,500 £79,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.52% +13.57% +9.80%
10th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £61,117
90th Percentile £100,750 £105,000 £98,750
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +12.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Security Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Security Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Security Solutions Architect in England

Security Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect in England.

Salary trend for Security Solutions Architect in England

Security Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Solutions Architect in England

Security Solutions Architect
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 Solutions Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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 -25 25 £65,000 -18.75%
Midlands +42 20 £77,500 +40.91% 1
West Midlands +33 20 £77,500 +40.91% 1
South East +31 9 £97,500 +39.29%
South West -18 4 £90,000 -
North of England - 3 £63,000 - 1
North West - 2 £76,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £54,000 -
Security Solutions Architect
UK

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Security Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 32 (50.00%) Information Security
2 31 (48.44%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (40.63%) TOGAF
4 23 (35.94%) CISSP
5 21 (32.81%) Presales
6 20 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (25.00%) Network Security
7 16 (25.00%) SIEM
8 15 (23.44%) SABSA
8 15 (23.44%) CEH
8 15 (23.44%) CISM
9 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
10 13 (20.31%) Information Assurance
11 12 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (17.19%) Firewall
13 10 (15.63%) Retail
13 10 (15.63%) Degree
13 10 (15.63%) Security Architecture
13 10 (15.63%) PCI DSS
13 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
13 10 (15.63%) Line Management
14 9 (14.06%) IT Strategy
14 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (14.06%) CESG
14 9 (14.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (14.06%) ITIL
15 8 (12.50%) CRM
15 8 (12.50%) Project Management
15 8 (12.50%) NetApp
15 8 (12.50%) Zachman Framework

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
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 2 (3.13%) Apache Geronimo
1 2 (3.13%) CMS
1 2 (3.13%) JBoss
1 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.13%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) IaaS
1 6 (9.38%) PaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) Network Security
2 11 (17.19%) Firewall
3 5 (7.81%) BGP
3 5 (7.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (7.81%) MPLS
3 5 (7.81%) OSPF
4 2 (3.13%) Wireless
5 1 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Big Data
2 2 (3.13%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Maven
1 4 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (15.63%) Retail
2 7 (10.94%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Publishing
4 3 (4.69%) Military
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) Hibernate
1 6 (9.38%) Spring
2 4 (6.25%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) .NET
3 2 (3.13%) J2EE
3 2 (3.13%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) CESG
2 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
4 6 (9.38%) CMDB
5 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.69%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
1 3 (4.69%) VMS
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) Information Security
2 31 (48.44%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (40.63%) TOGAF
4 21 (32.81%) Presales
5 16 (25.00%) SIEM
6 15 (23.44%) SABSA
7 13 (20.31%) Information Assurance
8 12 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (15.63%) Line Management
9 10 (15.63%) Security Architecture
10 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (14.06%) IT Strategy
10 9 (14.06%) ITIL
11 8 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (12.50%) CRM
11 8 (12.50%) Project Management
11 8 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
11 8 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
12 7 (10.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) Java
2 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.13%) Perl
3 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.13%) Python
3 2 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) CISSP
2 15 (23.44%) CEH
2 15 (23.44%) CISM
3 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
4 10 (15.63%) Degree
4 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 8 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 7 (10.94%) ISEB
7 6 (9.38%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (9.38%) PMI Certification
7 6 (9.38%) PMP
7 6 (9.38%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (7.81%) CISA
9 2 (3.13%) AWS Certification
9 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.13%) Master's Degree
9 2 (3.13%) SSCP
10 1 (1.56%) CCSP
10 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (15.63%) PCI DSS
3 9 (14.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (9.38%) GPG13
5 4 (6.25%) NIST 800
5 4 (6.25%) PMO
6 3 (4.69%) GDPR
7 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) CSIRT
2 2 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) NetApp
1 8 (12.50%) VMware
2 7 (10.94%) Cisco
3 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
3 6 (9.38%) Citrix
3 6 (9.38%) EMC
4 2 (3.13%) Draytek
4 2 (3.13%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) McAfee
4 2 (3.13%) Meraki
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) MobileIron
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.13%) SonicWALL
4 2 (3.13%) Splunk
4 2 (3.13%) WatchGuard
5 1 (1.56%) BT
5 1 (1.56%) SAP