Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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

Security Architect
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 213 213
Rank change year-on-year +34 0 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 17 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.44% 0.12% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 13
Leeds median annual salary £80,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% +4.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £76,000 £50,617 £47,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £74,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £80,000 £59,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +34.45% -8.46% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 3,767 4,753 5,286
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.12% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,150 4,016 4,562
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.51% +0.60%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,750 £25,638
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Leeds

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in Leeds

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, Security Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 8 (47.06%) CISSP
1 8 (47.06%) TOGAF
1 8 (47.06%) Security Architecture
1 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (41.18%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (41.18%) Information Security
3 6 (35.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (35.29%) IT Strategy
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (29.41%) CISM
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (11.76%) SABSA
7 2 (11.76%) Retail
7 2 (11.76%) SaaS
7 2 (11.76%) Line Management
8 1 (5.88%) Microservices
8 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
8 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
8 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (5.88%) CASB
8 1 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
8 1 (5.88%) Data Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) Secure Coding
8 1 (5.88%) SANS

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (41.18%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.76%) SaaS
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (47.06%) Security Architecture
1 8 (47.06%) TOGAF
2 7 (41.18%) Information Security
3 6 (35.29%) IT Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Line Management
5 2 (11.76%) SABSA
6 1 (5.88%) Business Development
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.88%) Data Privacy
6 1 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Microservices
6 1 (5.88%) Secure Coding
6 1 (5.88%) SIEM
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CISSP
2 5 (29.41%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) CEH
3 1 (5.88%) CISA
3 1 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (5.88%) CRISC
3 1 (5.88%) CSSLP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) GIAC
3 1 (5.88%) SANS
3 1 (5.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) CASB
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
1 1 (5.88%) IBM
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) VMware