The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Security Architect
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 326 395
Rank change year-on-year -23 +69  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 45 110 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.60% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.62% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 44 84 64
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £62,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 14084 17831 20749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.94% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11801 15169 16871
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in the South East

Security Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in the South East

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in the South East

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 Security Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Surrey +25 17 £76,250 +12.96% 1
Oxfordshire +20 6 £75,000 +11.11%
Berkshire -9 6 £87,500 +25.00% 2
Hampshire +21 5 £90,000 +2.85% 3
Home Counties - 4 £75,000 -
Middlesex - 3 £74,000 -
West Sussex +10 2 £67,500 -
Kent +10 1 £47,500 -26.92%
Buckinghamshire -18 1 £87,500 +20.68% 1
East Sussex - 1 £70,000 -
Security Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Security Architect in the job title.

1 72 (64.86%) Security Architecture
2 47 (42.34%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (36.04%) Security Cleared
4 38 (34.23%) SC Cleared
5 36 (32.43%) Data Protection
6 34 (30.63%) PKI
7 32 (28.83%) Information Security
8 31 (27.93%) Fraud Detection
8 31 (27.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 27 (24.32%) CISSP
10 25 (22.52%) Threat Analysis
11 23 (20.72%) Security Operations
11 23 (20.72%) Identity Management
12 22 (19.82%) TOGAF
12 22 (19.82%) Security Operations Centre
13 20 (18.02%) Cisco
14 16 (14.41%) CISM
15 15 (13.51%) Firewall
16 14 (12.61%) Network Security
17 13 (11.71%) PCI DSS
17 13 (11.71%) Palo Alto
17 13 (11.71%) Presales
17 13 (11.71%) CISA
18 12 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 11 (9.91%) Data Centre
20 10 (9.01%) Cisco ASA
20 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
20 10 (9.01%) Oracle
21 9 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
21 9 (8.11%) SSL

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 8 (7.21%) IIS
2 3 (2.70%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) IaaS
3 1 (0.90%) PaaS
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) Firewall
2 14 (12.61%) Network Security
3 10 (9.01%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (8.11%) SSL
5 7 (6.31%) VPN
6 4 (3.60%) BGP
6 4 (3.60%) MPLS
7 2 (1.80%) Wireless
8 1 (0.90%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.90%) DHCP
8 1 (0.90%) DNS
8 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.90%) LAN
8 1 (0.90%) OSPF
8 1 (0.90%) SNMP
8 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.90%) VLAN
8 1 (0.90%) WAN
8 1 (0.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.90%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.90%) DB2
3 1 (0.90%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (5.41%) Retail
2 5 (4.50%) Finance
3 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (0.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) JCE
2 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.63%) PKI
2 22 (19.82%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (9.91%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.31%) Cyber Defence
5 6 (5.41%) CESG
5 6 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.50%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) Linux
1 6 (5.41%) Unix
1 6 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (0.90%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (64.86%) Security Architecture
2 47 (42.34%) Cybersecurity
3 36 (32.43%) Data Protection
4 32 (28.83%) Information Security
5 31 (27.93%) Fraud Detection
5 31 (27.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 25 (22.52%) Threat Analysis
7 23 (20.72%) Identity Management
7 23 (20.72%) Security Operations
8 22 (19.82%) TOGAF
9 13 (11.71%) Presales
10 9 (8.11%) IT Strategy
11 8 (7.21%) Project Management
12 7 (6.31%) Cryptography
12 7 (6.31%) ITIL
12 7 (6.31%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (6.31%) Risk Management
12 7 (6.31%) Security Management
12 7 (6.31%) SIEM
12 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.70%) Java
2 2 (1.80%) C++
2 2 (1.80%) Python
3 1 (0.90%) C#
3 1 (0.90%) PHP
3 1 (0.90%) Ruby
3 1 (0.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (36.04%) Security Cleared
2 38 (34.23%) SC Cleared
3 27 (24.32%) CISSP
4 16 (14.41%) CISM
5 13 (11.71%) CISA
6 9 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (7.21%) Degree
7 8 (7.21%) IISP
8 6 (5.41%) CCIE
8 6 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (3.60%) CCNP
10 3 (2.70%) CCSE
10 3 (2.70%) CCSM
10 3 (2.70%) ISEB
11 2 (1.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.80%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.80%) ISSAP
11 2 (1.80%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.71%) PCI DSS
2 12 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.41%) GDPR
3 6 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.90%) HDFS
3 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.80%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.90%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.90%) Mesos
3 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.90%) Puppet
3 1 (0.90%) QRadar
3 1 (0.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (18.02%) Cisco
2 13 (11.71%) Palo Alto
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle
4 9 (8.11%) CheckPoint
5 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.21%) VMware
6 5 (4.50%) Imperva
6 5 (4.50%) LogLogic
6 5 (4.50%) Sun
7 4 (3.60%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.60%) hybris
7 4 (3.60%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.70%) Forcepoint
8 3 (2.70%) Juniper
9 2 (1.80%) Citrix
9 2 (1.80%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.80%) Sophos
10 1 (0.90%) Intel
10 1 (0.90%) McAfee
10 1 (0.90%) Symantec
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