Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Architect was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Senior Security Architect
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 833 909
Rank change year-on-year +8 +76 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Architect 20 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.027% 0.013% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.014% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 15
London median annual salary £92,500 £75,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% -9.09% +13.79%
10th Percentile £76,250 £54,788 £64,750
90th Percentile £116,750 £91,000 £132,500
England median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -11.45%

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 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
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 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Architect in London

Senior Security Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Architect in London

Senior Security Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Architect in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Architect in London

Senior 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 Senior Security Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Central London - 4 £90,000 - 1
Senior Security Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Security Architect in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 9 (45.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Information Security
5 5 (25.00%) CISM
5 5 (25.00%) CISSP
5 5 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) SABSA
6 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 4 (20.00%) C++
6 4 (20.00%) J2EE
6 4 (20.00%) J2SE
6 4 (20.00%) Cryptography
7 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
7 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (15.00%) C
7 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (10.00%) Identity Access Management

Senior 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 1 (5.00%) Apache Geronimo
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
1 4 (20.00%) J2SE
2 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) OAuth
2 1 (5.00%) OpenID
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) CESG
4 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.00%) Cybercrime
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 9 (45.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (30.00%) Information Security
3 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (20.00%) SABSA
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (15.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Business Development
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CISM
1 5 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (5.00%) CISA
3 1 (5.00%) CLAS
3 1 (5.00%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (10.00%) COBIT
5 1 (5.00%) GDPR
5 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (5.00%) MiFID
5 1 (5.00%) NIST 800
5 1 (5.00%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Mesos
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle