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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 150 147
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 8 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.29% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.46% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 15
Median salary £57,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £61,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +6.55%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2480 2618 2803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.38% 91.35% 89.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1589 1478 1763
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
Edinburgh -10 5 £30,000 -40.00%
Glasgow - 3 £57,250 -
Security Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 14 (58.33%) Degree
1 14 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (54.17%) Splunk
2 13 (54.17%) Security Monitoring
3 9 (37.50%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) ArcSight
4 7 (29.17%) Network Security
4 7 (29.17%) Information Security
5 6 (25.00%) Analytics
5 6 (25.00%) Threat Management
6 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Citrix
7 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 4 (16.67%) Big Data
7 4 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
7 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
7 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (12.50%) SIEM
8 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 3 (12.50%) Publishing
8 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 3 (12.50%) IVR
8 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 3 (12.50%) CISSP
8 3 (12.50%) Avaya

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Network Security
2 3 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) DMZ
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Publishing
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Consultant
1 13 (54.17%) Security Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) IT Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Associate Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Security Officer
5 3 (12.50%) Information Officer
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (12.50%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Security Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (12.50%) IVR
3 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (54.17%) Security Monitoring
3 9 (37.50%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) Information Security
5 6 (25.00%) Analytics
5 6 (25.00%) Threat Management
6 4 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (12.50%) SIEM
7 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 2 (8.33%) Data Security
8 2 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (8.33%) IT Strategy
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
9 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) Python
1 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) GDPR
2 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Splunk
2 9 (37.50%) ArcSight
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) Avaya
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) Qualys
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec