Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £83,750 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 200 222
Rank change year-on-year +20 +22 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 5 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.15% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 10
Leeds median annual salary £83,750 £65,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.85% +10.17% -15.71%
10th Percentile £56,448 £51,658 £45,750
90th Percentile £87,625 £74,950 £71,875
West Yorkshire median annual salary £82,500 £62,250 £59,000
% change year-on-year +32.53% +5.51% +7.27%

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 3,264 4,653 5,204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.11% 97.51% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,778 3,953 4,488
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,136 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.50% +1.19% +2.44%

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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) CRISC
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) CSSLP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (20.00%) Secure Coding
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management

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 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CRISC
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (20.00%) CSSLP
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (20.00%) SSCP
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001