The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Security Architect
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 139 163
Rank change year-on-year +7 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 17 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.82% 0.22% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.23% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 2
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2030 2182 2805
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.50% 96.12% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1750 1821 2241
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Security Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Hertfordshire

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in Hertfordshire

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in Hertfordshire

Security Architect
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 6 - -
Watford - 5 £65,000 -
Security Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 15 (55.56%) Information Security
2 10 (37.04%) Security Architecture
3 8 (29.63%) Firewall
4 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (25.93%) Degree
4 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
4 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
4 7 (25.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 5 (18.52%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (18.52%) HTML
6 5 (18.52%) XML
6 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 5 (18.52%) LAN
6 5 (18.52%) WAN
6 5 (18.52%) HTTP
6 5 (18.52%) VPN
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco
6 5 (18.52%) Citrix
6 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
6 5 (18.52%) DWDM
6 5 (18.52%) MPLS
6 5 (18.52%) OSPF
6 5 (18.52%) BGP
6 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
6 5 (18.52%) IGRP
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) BGP
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (18.52%) DWDM
2 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
2 5 (18.52%) GLBP
2 5 (18.52%) HTTP
2 5 (18.52%) IGRP
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) MPLS
2 5 (18.52%) NetScaler
2 5 (18.52%) Network Security
2 5 (18.52%) OSPF
2 5 (18.52%) VPN
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.41%) Automotive
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
1 5 (18.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Unix
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Information Security
2 10 (37.04%) Security Architecture
3 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) IT Strategy
4 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
4 5 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance
6 3 (11.11%) Data Privacy
6 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (7.41%) Cryptography
7 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (7.41%) SIEM
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Ada
1 2 (7.41%) C
1 2 (7.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Arista
1 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco
1 5 (18.52%) Citrix
1 5 (18.52%) F5
1 5 (18.52%) Fortinet
1 5 (18.52%) Palo Alto
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft