The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Security Architect
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 121 140
Rank change year-on-year +26 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 11 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.88% 0.91% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.97% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 10
Median salary £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% -6.66%  
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1214 1857 2287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.43% 94.03% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1499 1560
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Reading

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in Reading

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in Reading over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
1 17 (80.95%) Palo Alto
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (61.90%) Information Security
4 12 (57.14%) Security Architecture
5 11 (52.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (52.38%) Security Patching
5 11 (52.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 11 (52.38%) VMware ESX
5 11 (52.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (52.38%) Network Security
5 11 (52.38%) Unix
5 11 (52.38%) Windows
5 11 (52.38%) Linux
5 11 (52.38%) Firewall
6 9 (42.86%) Change Management
6 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
7 8 (38.10%) VPN
7 8 (38.10%) SSL
7 8 (38.10%) Imperva
7 8 (38.10%) Patch Management
7 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (38.10%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (38.10%) LogLogic
8 4 (19.05%) Threat Management
9 3 (14.29%) Presales
9 3 (14.29%) iPad
9 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
9 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 15 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (52.38%) Network Security
3 8 (38.10%) SSL
3 8 (38.10%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 3 (14.29%) iPad
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
1 11 (52.38%) Unix
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Information Security
2 12 (57.14%) Security Architecture
3 11 (52.38%) Security Patching
4 9 (42.86%) Change Management
5 8 (38.10%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (38.10%) Patch Management
6 4 (19.05%) Threat Management
7 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Presales
7 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (4.76%) MODAF
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.76%) Security Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CISA
1 1 (4.76%) CISM
1 1 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) VMware ESX
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
1 17 (80.95%) Palo Alto
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 8 (38.10%) Imperva
4 8 (38.10%) LogLogic
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