The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architect
England / London
Rank 414 478 530
Rank change year-on-year +64 +52  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 155 168 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.42% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 130 128 85
Median salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
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%  

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in London

Security Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in London

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in London

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 Security Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London +28 9 £80,000 +23.07% 4
Feltham - 5 £67,500 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £82,500 -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Security Architect in the job title.

1 160 (44.57%) Security Architecture
2 156 (43.45%) Information Security
3 109 (30.36%) CISSP
4 90 (25.07%) Firewall
5 87 (24.23%) Finance
6 70 (19.50%) Cybersecurity
7 66 (18.38%) Presales
8 63 (17.55%) CISM
9 60 (16.71%) Degree
10 59 (16.43%) Cisco
11 53 (14.76%) SIEM
12 51 (14.21%) CISA
13 50 (13.93%) Network Security
13 50 (13.93%) Data Centre
14 49 (13.65%) SABSA
15 47 (13.09%) Computer Science
16 46 (12.81%) TOGAF
17 45 (12.53%) Java
18 41 (11.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 41 (11.42%) Splunk
18 41 (11.42%) Identity Access Management
19 37 (10.31%) Risk Management
20 36 (10.03%) Security Monitoring
21 34 (9.47%) E-Commerce
21 34 (9.47%) Incident Management
22 33 (9.19%) C
22 33 (9.19%) Cisco Certification
23 32 (8.91%) Security Operations
24 31 (8.64%) Juniper
24 31 (8.64%) SOA

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:

Application Platforms
1 27 (7.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (2.51%) Apache
2 9 (2.51%) JBoss
2 9 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.51%) WebLogic
2 9 (2.51%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.84%) Apache Pig
3 3 (0.84%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (5.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (2.51%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.84%) IaaS
4 3 (0.84%) PaaS
4 3 (0.84%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (25.07%) Firewall
2 50 (13.93%) Network Security
3 29 (8.08%) MPLS
4 27 (7.52%) WAN
5 25 (6.96%) VPN
5 25 (6.96%) Wireless
6 24 (6.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (5.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 18 (5.01%) LAN
8 18 (5.01%) LDAP
9 16 (4.46%) BGP
9 16 (4.46%) HTTP
9 16 (4.46%) OSPF
10 13 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (3.06%) Multicast
12 9 (2.51%) Cisco Wireless
12 9 (2.51%) SSL
12 9 (2.51%) VPLS
13 7 (1.95%) IPsec
14 6 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.85%) Big Data
2 20 (5.57%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.51%) Hadoop
3 9 (2.51%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.84%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (2.51%) AppScan
2 9 (2.51%) Burp Suite
2 9 (2.51%) Paros
General
1 87 (24.23%) Finance
2 28 (7.80%) Banking
3 25 (6.96%) Retail
4 14 (3.90%) Advertising
4 14 (3.90%) Games
5 10 (2.79%) Legal
6 6 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) International Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.34%) Web Services
2 9 (2.51%) AngularJS
2 9 (2.51%) Node.js
2 9 (2.51%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (1.67%) Java EE
3 6 (1.67%) REST
4 5 (1.39%) Middleware
5 4 (1.11%) JCE
6 3 (0.84%) RESTful
6 3 (0.84%) SAML
6 3 (0.84%) SPNEGO
7 2 (0.56%) iOS SDK
7 2 (0.56%) OAuth
7 2 (0.56%) OpenID
8 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.28%) JSON
8 1 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.28%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.28%) SOAP
8 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.93%) Data Centre
2 47 (13.09%) Computer Science
3 23 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.41%) Security Operations Centre
4 19 (5.29%) Cyber Defence
5 14 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (2.79%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (2.79%) Fintech
8 9 (2.51%) CESG
9 7 (1.95%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.39%) Blog
10 5 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.11%) PKI
11 4 (1.11%) Social Media
12 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.84%) Over-the-Top Content
12 3 (0.84%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.84%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.74%) Linux
2 16 (4.46%) Unix
3 10 (2.79%) Windows
4 3 (0.84%) CentOS
4 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.84%) VMS
5 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Debian
6 1 (0.28%) SUSE
6 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (44.57%) Security Architecture
2 156 (43.45%) Information Security
3 70 (19.50%) Cybersecurity
4 66 (18.38%) Presales
5 53 (14.76%) SIEM
6 49 (13.65%) SABSA
7 46 (12.81%) TOGAF
8 41 (11.42%) Identity Access Management
9 37 (10.31%) Risk Management
10 36 (10.03%) Security Monitoring
11 34 (9.47%) E-Commerce
11 34 (9.47%) Incident Management
12 32 (8.91%) Security Operations
13 31 (8.64%) Data Protection
13 31 (8.64%) SOA
14 30 (8.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 29 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (7.80%) Penetration Testing
17 24 (6.69%) Enterprise Architecture
17 24 (6.69%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 45 (12.53%) Java
2 33 (9.19%) C
3 10 (2.79%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.79%) SQL
4 8 (2.23%) Python
5 5 (1.39%) PHP
6 4 (1.11%) C#
6 4 (1.11%) C++
6 4 (1.11%) Ruby
7 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 109 (30.36%) CISSP
2 63 (17.55%) CISM
3 60 (16.71%) Degree
4 51 (14.21%) CISA
5 33 (9.19%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (5.85%) CCIE
7 20 (5.57%) CEH
8 19 (5.29%) GCED
8 19 (5.29%) GCFA
8 19 (5.29%) GPEN
8 19 (5.29%) GPPA
8 19 (5.29%) GSNA
8 19 (5.29%) GSSP-JAVA
8 19 (5.29%) GWAPT
9 17 (4.74%) GIAC
10 16 (4.46%) Security Cleared
11 14 (3.90%) CCNP
12 13 (3.62%) PhD
12 13 (3.62%) Postgraduate
13 12 (3.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (8.36%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.95%) QA
4 6 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.56%) BS7799
8 2 (0.56%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.56%) SAS 70
8 2 (0.56%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 1 (0.28%) COBIT
9 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
System Software
1 21 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.11%) Docker
3 3 (0.84%) Xen
4 2 (0.56%) Firmware
4 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (5.01%) Puppet
2 15 (4.18%) Ansible
3 9 (2.51%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (2.51%) HP Fortify
3 9 (2.51%) WebInspect
4 6 (1.67%) QRadar
5 4 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.84%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.84%) Mesos
6 3 (0.84%) Nagios
6 3 (0.84%) Salt
7 2 (0.56%) Nessus
7 2 (0.56%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.28%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (16.43%) Cisco
2 41 (11.42%) Splunk
3 31 (8.64%) Juniper
4 29 (8.08%) Oracle
4 29 (8.08%) Palo Alto
5 26 (7.24%) ArcSight
6 23 (6.41%) CheckPoint
7 22 (6.13%) VMware
8 19 (5.29%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (5.01%) F5
10 16 (4.46%) Meraki
10 16 (4.46%) Microsoft
11 13 (3.62%) AlgoSec
11 13 (3.62%) IBM
12 11 (3.06%) SolarWinds
13 10 (2.79%) HP
14 9 (2.51%) EMC
14 9 (2.51%) NetApp
15 7 (1.95%) Arista
16 6 (1.67%) Hortonworks
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £90,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
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Salary: £90k to £130k + benefits
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London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
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Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus/ Benefits
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London
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Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95000 - £130000 per annum + benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent bens incl. private health
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London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £90k to £130k + benefits
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London
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London
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £90000 - £150000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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London
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Salary: competitive
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Client Server
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