Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Senior Security Architect
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1108 1141 1214
Rank change year-on-year +33 +73 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Architect 35 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.010% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.011% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 32
England median annual salary £90,000 £75,000 £71,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.63% -10.18%
10th Percentile £55,000 £52,673 £55,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £88,750 £129,750
UK median annual salary £81,250 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +16.07% - -11.45%

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 154,617 160,289 189,330
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 126,793 134,388 159,788
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Architect in England

Senior Security Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Architect in England

Senior Security Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Architect in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Architect in England

Senior Security 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 Senior Security Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 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 +16 21 £95,000 +73.40% 4
South East +22 12 £66,250 -24.29% 1
Midlands +28 1 £82,500 +10.00% 5
North of England +9 1 - - 1
West Midlands +5 1 £82,500 +10.00% 5
North West -5 1 - - 1
Senior Security Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Senior Security 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 Senior Security Architect in the job title.

1 20 (57.14%) Security Architecture
2 16 (45.71%) TOGAF
2 16 (45.71%) Information Security
3 14 (40.00%) SABSA
4 13 (37.14%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (37.14%) CISSP
5 11 (31.43%) Finance
6 10 (28.57%) SDLC
7 9 (25.71%) Java
8 8 (22.86%) CISM
8 8 (22.86%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
10 6 (17.14%) LAN
10 6 (17.14%) WAN
11 5 (14.29%) Identity Management
11 5 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (14.29%) Security Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Degree
11 5 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
11 5 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (14.29%) CREST Certified
11 5 (14.29%) Security Operations
11 5 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
12 4 (11.43%) IT Strategy
12 4 (11.43%) NIST 800
12 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
12 4 (11.43%) IaaS

Senior Security 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 3 (8.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Geronimo
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.43%) IaaS
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.43%) PaaS
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
2 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) LAN
1 6 (17.14%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) MPLS
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Big Data
1 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Maven
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) J2EE
1 4 (11.43%) J2SE
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.71%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Java EE
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) OAuth
4 1 (2.86%) OpenID
4 1 (2.86%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.57%) CESG
3 3 (8.57%) PKI
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Smart Energy
4 2 (5.71%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Security Architecture
2 16 (45.71%) Information Security
2 16 (45.71%) TOGAF
3 14 (40.00%) SABSA
4 13 (37.14%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (28.57%) SDLC
6 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (14.29%) Identity Management
7 5 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 5 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
7 5 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
7 5 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (11.43%) Cryptography
8 4 (11.43%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Information Assurance
8 4 (11.43%) IT Strategy
8 4 (11.43%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) C
2 3 (8.57%) C++
2 3 (8.57%) Objective-C
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) CISSP
2 8 (22.86%) CISM
3 5 (14.29%) CREST Certified
3 5 (14.29%) Degree
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (8.57%) AWS Certification
5 3 (8.57%) CEH
5 3 (8.57%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (8.57%) GIAC
5 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.86%) CCNP
6 1 (2.86%) CISA
6 1 (2.86%) CLAS
6 1 (2.86%) CSSLP
6 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) MCSE
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
3 4 (11.43%) NIST 800
4 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.86%) COBIT
5 1 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.86%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) IBM
1 4 (11.43%) VMware
2 3 (8.57%) Google
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto