Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Information Security Architect
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 789 891
Rank change year-on-year -31 +102 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 22 50 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.029% 0.066% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.068% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 21 45 16
London median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £54,250 £58,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £98,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Information Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Architect in London

Information Security Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Information Security Architect in London

Information Security Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Architect in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Architect in London

Information Security Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
West London 0 3 £80,000 +17.65%
Central London +5 2 £69,000 -17.37%
Information Security Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Information 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 London region featuring Information Security Architect in the job title.

1 21 (95.45%) Information Security
2 14 (63.64%) Security Architecture
3 8 (36.36%) CISSP
3 8 (36.36%) Banking
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) CISM
5 6 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (27.27%) GDPR
6 5 (22.73%) PaaS
6 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
7 4 (18.18%) CISA
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 3 (13.64%) Firewall
8 3 (13.64%) Security Management
8 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
8 3 (13.64%) GIAC
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
8 3 (13.64%) SaaS
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
9 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
9 2 (9.09%) Nessus
9 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
9 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (22.73%) PaaS
2 3 (13.64%) SaaS
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) OpenShift
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
General
1 8 (36.36%) Banking
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) SailPoint
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Information Security
2 14 (63.64%) Security Architecture
3 6 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Security Management
4 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
5 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) SABSA
5 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 2 (9.09%) SIEM
5 2 (9.09%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CISSP
2 6 (27.27%) CISM
3 4 (18.18%) CISA
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) GIAC
5 2 (9.09%) GISF
5 2 (9.09%) GSEC
6 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (4.55%) CRISC
6 1 (4.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) GDPR
2 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.55%) COBIT
4 1 (4.55%) MiFID
4 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (9.09%) Nessus
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Aveksa
1 2 (9.09%) CyberArk
1 2 (9.09%) McAfee
1 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
1 2 (9.09%) Splunk
1 2 (9.09%) Symantec