Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 181 222
Rank change year-on-year +19 +41 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 9 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.30% 0.41% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.43% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 0
Leeds median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 -
West Yorkshire median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +48.15% -16.92%

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 2,910 3,757 4,590
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.59% 96.80% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,492 3,144 3,889
Leeds median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +9.42%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

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 Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) CISA
2 6 (66.67%) CISM
2 6 (66.67%) CISSP
3 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
3 5 (55.56%) GDPR
3 5 (55.56%) DevSecOps
4 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (44.44%) CSSLP
4 4 (44.44%) Secure Coding
4 4 (44.44%) SANS
4 4 (44.44%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (44.44%) Data Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) CEH
4 4 (44.44%) SSCP
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (44.44%) GIAC
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Security Management
6 2 (22.22%) Finance

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 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) DevSecOps
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (44.44%) Data Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (44.44%) Secure Coding
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CISA
1 6 (66.67%) CISM
1 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CEH
2 4 (44.44%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (44.44%) CSSLP
2 4 (44.44%) GIAC
2 4 (44.44%) SANS
2 4 (44.44%) SSCP
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) GDPR
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS