The median annual salary for a Information Security Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 441 454
Rank change year-on-year +49 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 4 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.027% 0.036% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.037% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 6
Median salary £82,500 £69,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.13% +15.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £76,250 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +21.99% +8.69%  

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 14466 18825 20301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12097 16070 16349
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Architect in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 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
Surrey +54 4 £82,500 -
Information Security Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Threat Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Threat Detection
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) CCA
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (28.57%) Innovation Management
4 2 (28.57%) Decision Quality
5 1 (14.29%) IISP
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (14.29%) Business Development
5 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (14.29%) CISM

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 1 (14.29%) IIS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Threat Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Threat Detection
3 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Decision Quality
3 2 (28.57%) Innovation Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) CCA
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) IISP
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Sun