Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 155 208
Rank change year-on-year +14 +53 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 10 40 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.43% 1.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 6
Reading median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% -16.13%
10th Percentile £58,750 £55,750 £59,375
90th Percentile £78,000 £95,000 £79,375
Berkshire median annual salary £68,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -8.67% +7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2243 3346 4438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.09% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1840 2508 3532
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 18 November 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 8 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (70.00%) GDPR
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Smart Meter
4 5 (50.00%) CGI
5 2 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (20.00%) Ansible
5 2 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) AWS Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) Perl

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Statistics
2 2 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible