The median annual salary for an Information Security Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Architect
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 421 465
Rank change year-on-year +42 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 13 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.14% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.14% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 9
Median salary £67,500 £69,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.52% +15.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £73,500 £73,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.34% +22.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14182 17817 20713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.56% 96.93% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11882 15144 16834
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,075 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Information Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Information Security Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Architect in the South East

Information Security Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Information Security Architect in the South East

Information Security Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Oxfordshire +23 6 £75,000 +15.38%
Surrey +27 5 £67,500 +8.00%
Berkshire +23 1 £70,000 -20.00%
East Sussex - 1 £70,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £67,500 -
Information Security Architect
England

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Information 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 South East region featuring Information Security Architect in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (94.12%) Security Architecture
3 10 (58.82%) CISSP
4 9 (52.94%) CISA
4 9 (52.94%) CISM
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle
4 9 (52.94%) TOGAF
5 8 (47.06%) PCI DSS
5 8 (47.06%) Degree
6 7 (41.18%) Cyber Defence
7 6 (35.29%) Retail
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) Sun
8 5 (29.41%) IIS
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL
8 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
8 5 (29.41%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (29.41%) Security Management
8 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
8 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
8 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
8 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (29.41%) Business Development
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco
8 5 (29.41%) Driving Licence
8 5 (29.41%) IISP
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
9 4 (23.53%) MuleSoft

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Cyber Defence
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (29.41%) Driving Licence
3 4 (23.53%) CESG
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (94.12%) Security Architecture
3 9 (52.94%) TOGAF
4 5 (29.41%) Business Development
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
4 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 5 (29.41%) Security Management
5 4 (23.53%) Business Transformation
5 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Time Management
6 3 (17.65%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Threat Detection
7 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.88%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CISSP
2 9 (52.94%) CISA
2 9 (52.94%) CISM
3 8 (47.06%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) IISP
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) PCI DSS
2 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.88%) GDPR
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Sun
4 4 (23.53%) hybris
4 4 (23.53%) MuleSoft