The median annual salary for a IT Security Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Architect
England / London
Rank 571 628 648
Rank change year-on-year +57 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Architect 6 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.018% 0.067% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.069% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 7
Median salary £82,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.92% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -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 31798 40313 40525
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26867 34769 34043
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Feltham - 1 £67,500 -
IT Security Architect
England

IT Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 7 (50.00%) CISSP
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
4 5 (35.71%) GIAC
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) CISM
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
6 3 (21.43%) CISA
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (21.43%) SANS
7 2 (14.29%) ISO27002
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
7 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (14.29%) Legal
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
7 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
7 2 (14.29%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS

IT Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) OAuth
1 1 (7.14%) OpenID
1 1 (7.14%) SAML
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
7 2 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
8 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
8 1 (7.14%) DevOps
8 1 (7.14%) SABSA
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) SIEM
8 1 (7.14%) Threat Detection
8 1 (7.14%) Threat Modelling
8 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) GIAC
3 4 (28.57%) CISM
4 3 (21.43%) CISA
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (21.43%) SANS
5 2 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (14.29%) CRISC
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) CCIE
6 1 (7.14%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) ISO27002
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) QA
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
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