The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 108 137
Rank change year-on-year +3 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 1 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.077% 1.57% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 1.63% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 2
Median salary £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +1.75%  
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 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 1259 1721 2215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.07% 96.41% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1362 1659
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
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 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) Palo Alto
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (61.54%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) Security Architecture
5 5 (38.46%) Information Security
5 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Unix
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) SSL
5 5 (38.46%) Imperva
5 5 (38.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (38.46%) LogLogic
5 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (38.46%) Patch Management
5 5 (38.46%) Security Patching
6 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 3 (23.08%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) CISSP
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) CISA
7 2 (15.38%) CISM

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 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (61.54%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (38.46%) SSL
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Security Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (38.46%) Patch Management
2 5 (38.46%) Security Patching
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (15.38%) MODAF
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Threat Management
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISA
1 2 (15.38%) CISM
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) Palo Alto
2 5 (38.46%) Imperva
2 5 (38.46%) LogLogic
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
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