The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Security Architect
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 468 448 552
Rank change year-on-year -20 +104  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 144 191 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.48% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.50% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 130 144 114
Median salary £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,500 £89,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
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%  

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 25 June 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 25 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 +10 11 £76,250 +1.66% 2
Canary Wharf - 9 £80,000 -
West End of London +3 1 £47,500 -29.62%
Chessington - 1 £65,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £75,000 - 1
Security Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 134 (44.52%) Security Architecture
2 121 (40.20%) Information Security
3 110 (36.54%) Finance
4 97 (32.23%) CISSP
5 79 (26.25%) Cybersecurity
6 73 (24.25%) Firewall
7 58 (19.27%) CISM
8 56 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 55 (18.27%) TOGAF
9 55 (18.27%) SIEM
10 50 (16.61%) Enterprise Architecture
11 46 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
12 45 (14.95%) SABSA
13 43 (14.29%) Data Centre
14 40 (13.29%) Identity Access Management
14 40 (13.29%) Degree
15 34 (11.30%) Risk Management
16 33 (10.96%) Presales
17 31 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
18 29 (9.63%) Banking
19 28 (9.30%) Retail
19 28 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (9.30%) Cisco
20 27 (8.97%) WAN
20 27 (8.97%) CISA
21 26 (8.64%) Oracle
22 25 (8.31%) Java
22 25 (8.31%) Linux
22 25 (8.31%) Computer Science
23 24 (7.97%) Cyber Threat Intelligence

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.33%) Apache
4 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.99%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.32%) PaaS
2 13 (4.32%) SaaS
3 11 (3.65%) IaaS
4 10 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.33%) Office 365
7 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 73 (24.25%) Firewall
2 27 (8.97%) WAN
3 24 (7.97%) Network Security
4 21 (6.98%) LAN
5 17 (5.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (5.65%) MPLS
5 17 (5.65%) Wireless
6 15 (4.98%) VPN
7 14 (4.65%) Internet
7 14 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (2.99%) Cisco Wireless
8 9 (2.99%) VPLS
9 8 (2.66%) BGP
9 8 (2.66%) Multicast
9 8 (2.66%) OSPF
10 7 (2.33%) LDAP
11 5 (1.66%) SSL
12 4 (1.33%) DMZ
12 4 (1.33%) HTTP
13 3 (1.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.66%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.33%) Big Data
2 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (3.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 110 (36.54%) Finance
2 29 (9.63%) Banking
3 28 (9.30%) Retail
4 9 (2.99%) Law
5 5 (1.66%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.66%) Games
6 3 (1.00%) Advertising
6 3 (1.00%) Legal
6 3 (1.00%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.33%) International Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.32%) REST
2 8 (2.66%) Web Services
3 7 (2.33%) OAuth
4 6 (1.99%) Middleware
5 5 (1.66%) Java EE
5 5 (1.66%) RAML
5 5 (1.66%) Swagger
5 5 (1.66%) WebSockets
6 4 (1.33%) RESTful
7 3 (1.00%) JCE
7 3 (1.00%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.66%) JSON
8 2 (0.66%) SAML
8 2 (0.66%) XML
9 1 (0.33%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.31%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.31%) Management Information System
4 19 (6.31%) Cyber Defence
5 15 (4.98%) Security Operations Centre
6 14 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.32%) CESG
8 9 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (2.99%) Fintech
8 9 (2.99%) PKI
9 5 (1.66%) Blog
9 5 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (1.66%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.33%) BYOD
10 4 (1.33%) Smart Energy
10 4 (1.33%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.00%) Smart Home
11 3 (1.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.31%) Linux
2 23 (7.64%) Windows
3 10 (3.32%) Unix
4 2 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (44.52%) Security Architecture
2 121 (40.20%) Information Security
3 79 (26.25%) Cybersecurity
4 55 (18.27%) SIEM
4 55 (18.27%) TOGAF
5 50 (16.61%) Enterprise Architecture
6 45 (14.95%) SABSA
7 40 (13.29%) Identity Access Management
8 34 (11.30%) Risk Management
9 33 (10.96%) Presales
10 31 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (7.97%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 24 (7.97%) Data Protection
12 24 (7.97%) Threat Intelligence
13 22 (7.31%) Security Monitoring
14 21 (6.98%) ITIL
14 21 (6.98%) OWASP
14 21 (6.98%) Project Management
15 20 (6.64%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.31%) Java
2 7 (2.33%) C
2 7 (2.33%) Python
3 6 (1.99%) SQL
4 5 (1.66%) PHP
5 4 (1.33%) C#
5 4 (1.33%) C++
6 3 (1.00%) Ruby
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 97 (32.23%) CISSP
2 58 (19.27%) CISM
3 46 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (13.29%) Degree
5 27 (8.97%) CISA
6 23 (7.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 21 (6.98%) CCNP
7 21 (6.98%) CCSP
8 16 (5.32%) CCIE
9 15 (4.98%) CEH
10 11 (3.65%) Master's Degree
10 11 (3.65%) Security Cleared
11 10 (3.32%) GIAC
11 10 (3.32%) ISSAP
12 9 (2.99%) SANS
12 9 (2.99%) SC Cleared
13 8 (2.66%) CIMA
13 8 (2.66%) CLAS
13 8 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (6.64%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.99%) COBIT
4 10 (3.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.99%) QA
6 5 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (1.33%) GDPR
7 4 (1.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (1.33%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.66%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 1 (0.33%) MiFID
9 1 (0.33%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.33%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 15 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (4.65%) Puppet
2 12 (3.99%) Ansible
3 9 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.00%) Mesos
4 3 (1.00%) Nagios
4 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.00%) Salt
5 2 (0.66%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (0.66%) QRadar
5 2 (0.66%) WSUS
6 1 (0.33%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (9.30%) Cisco
2 26 (8.64%) Oracle
3 22 (7.31%) Splunk
4 21 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 20 (6.64%) CheckPoint
6 17 (5.65%) ArcSight
7 16 (5.32%) Palo Alto
8 15 (4.98%) IBM
8 15 (4.98%) VMware
9 13 (4.32%) Meraki
10 12 (3.99%) Juniper
11 10 (3.32%) EMC
12 9 (2.99%) Interwoven
12 9 (2.99%) NetApp
13 8 (2.66%) F5
14 7 (2.33%) AlgoSec
14 7 (2.33%) SolarWinds
15 5 (1.66%) Apigee
15 5 (1.66%) CA
15 5 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
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