The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £76,125 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 158 154
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 5 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% 0.14% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 9
Median salary £76,125 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.80% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £60,500 £59,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £64,500 £68,400
UK excluding London median salary £74,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2533 2735 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.06% 96.57% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1571 1895
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Scotland

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in Scotland

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in Scotland

Security Architect
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Glasgow - 3 £57,250 -
Edinburgh -7 2 £95,000 +52.00%
Security Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (28.57%) GDPR
3 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Publishing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (14.29%) CEH
4 1 (14.29%) GIAC
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (28.57%) Network Security
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Publishing
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CEH
2 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
2 1 (14.29%) GIAC
2 1 (14.29%) SANS
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) GDPR
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS