The median annual salary for an IT Security Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

IT Security Architect
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 605 660
Rank change year-on-year +4 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Architect 15 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.097% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.10% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 7
Median salary £85,000 £79,250 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.25% -0.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £94,000
UK excluding London median salary £79,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +9.65% +3.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Architect in London

IT Security Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for IT Security Architect in London

IT Security Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Architect in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Architect in London

IT 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 IT Security Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +22 3 £85,000 -
IT Security Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT 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 IT Security Architect in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Information Security
3 11 (52.38%) Security Architecture
3 11 (52.38%) Change Management
3 11 (52.38%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (47.62%) Banking
5 6 (28.57%) Cryptography
6 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) Firewall
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 5 (23.81%) GIAC
7 4 (19.05%) Validation
7 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
7 4 (19.05%) SaaS
7 4 (19.05%) PaaS
7 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
7 4 (19.05%) SABSA
7 4 (19.05%) DevOps
7 4 (19.05%) SIEM
7 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (19.05%) Network Segmentation
8 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
8 3 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (14.29%) Internal Audit
8 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
8 3 (14.29%) Secure Coding
8 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
8 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management

IT 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 4 (19.05%) PaaS
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) IaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) DMZ
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.76%) IPsec
4 1 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 3 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) International Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.76%) Blog
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Information Security
2 11 (52.38%) Change Management
2 11 (52.38%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (52.38%) Security Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) Cryptography
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (19.05%) DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (19.05%) Network Segmentation
5 4 (19.05%) SABSA
5 4 (19.05%) SIEM
5 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
5 4 (19.05%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
6 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
6 3 (14.29%) Internal Audit
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) GIAC
2 3 (14.29%) CISSP
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Master's Degree
3 2 (9.52%) CISA
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE Security
4 1 (4.76%) CEH
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (4.76%) GDPR
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
2 3 (14.29%) McAfee
2 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.76%) VMware