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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 127 141
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 16 34 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 1.16% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.28% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 3
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -19.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £65,000 £61,215
% change year-on-year -3.84% +6.18%  

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 2122 2654 2770
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.35% 90.49% 89.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1714 1688
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 -11 10 £57,500 -2.12%
Glasgow +19 3 £48,750 +13.37% 1
Falkirk - 3 £47,500 - 2
Security Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 12 (50.00%) Degree
1 12 (50.00%) Splunk
1 12 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 11 (45.83%) ArcSight
2 11 (45.83%) Project Management
3 10 (41.67%) Information Security
4 9 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Network Security
6 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (20.83%) Security Operations
6 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
6 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (20.83%) Firewall
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.83%) Citrix
6 5 (20.83%) CISSP
7 4 (16.67%) Perl
7 4 (16.67%) VBScript
7 4 (16.67%) IIS
7 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.67%) Symantec
7 4 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (16.67%) Law
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 4 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre

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 4 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Network Security
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (8.33%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) DMZ
5 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Law
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Consultant
1 12 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) IT Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) IT Security Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Security Officer
4 4 (16.67%) Information Officer
4 4 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
4 4 (16.67%) Network Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Architect
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 Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (12.50%) IVR
4 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 11 (45.83%) Project Management
3 10 (41.67%) Information Security
4 9 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (20.83%) Security Operations
6 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 4 (16.67%) Compliance Management
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (16.67%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) SIEM
8 1 (4.17%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Perl
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.67%) VBScript
2 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) CISSP
3 4 (16.67%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Splunk
2 11 (45.83%) ArcSight
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Symantec
6 3 (12.50%) Avaya
7 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco
8 1 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (4.17%) F5
8 1 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (4.17%) Qualys
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
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Falkirk
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