Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Security Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Architecture over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 170 199
Rank change year-on-year -53 +29 +37
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 5 40 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.089% 0.78% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.85% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 34 40
Scotland median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76% -34.38%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,050 £32,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £67,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

Security Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5126 4680 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.87% 91.37% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3272 2839 3704
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in Scotland

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Security Architecture in Scotland

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in Scotland

Security Architecture
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 Architecture within the Scotland 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
Glasgow -10 3 £45,000 -30.77%
Edinburgh -42 1 - - 2
Stirling - 1 £80,000 -
Security Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) SABSA
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (20.00%) Spatial Data
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) GIAC
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) GCIH
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF

Security Architecture
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Spatial Data
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Principal Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Principal Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Principal Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SABSA Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) SABSA
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) GCIH
2 1 (20.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware