The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 326 387 388
Rank change year-on-year +61 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 67 67 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 58 59 57
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £71,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £80,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

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 30 March 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 30 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
Berkshire +43 34 £75,000 +8.30% 1
Surrey +59 23 £90,000 +28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 6 £80,000 +14.28%
Hampshire +19 5 £75,000 -3.22% 2
Oxfordshire +2 2 £65,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £72,500 -
Security Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 84 (65.12%) Security Architecture
2 59 (45.74%) Cybersecurity
3 56 (43.41%) Security Cleared
4 55 (42.64%) SC Cleared
5 46 (35.66%) PKI
6 45 (34.88%) Data Protection
7 43 (33.33%) Fraud Detection
7 43 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 42 (32.56%) Cisco
9 31 (24.03%) Information Security
10 30 (23.26%) Network Security
11 29 (22.48%) Firewall
12 27 (20.93%) Palo Alto
13 26 (20.16%) Threat Analysis
14 25 (19.38%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (17.83%) Identity Management
15 23 (17.83%) Security Operations
16 22 (17.05%) Security Operations Centre
16 22 (17.05%) CheckPoint
17 20 (15.50%) VPN
17 20 (15.50%) VMware
18 19 (14.73%) Presales
19 18 (13.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
20 17 (13.18%) CISSP
21 16 (12.40%) Intrusion Detection
22 15 (11.63%) SSL
22 15 (11.63%) Unix
22 15 (11.63%) Windows
22 15 (11.63%) Linux
22 15 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure

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 4 (3.10%) IIS
2 3 (2.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.33%) SaaS
4 2 (1.55%) IaaS
4 2 (1.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.26%) Network Security
2 29 (22.48%) Firewall
3 25 (19.38%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (15.50%) VPN
5 16 (12.40%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (11.63%) SSL
7 5 (3.88%) VLAN
7 5 (3.88%) WAN
8 4 (3.10%) BGP
8 4 (3.10%) MPLS
9 3 (2.33%) Junos
9 3 (2.33%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.55%) DNS
10 2 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.55%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.55%) SAN
11 1 (0.78%) DHCP
11 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.78%) SNMP
11 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.78%) Big Data
2 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
2 1 (0.78%) DB2
2 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (4.65%) Finance
1 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.88%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.33%) Legal
5 2 (1.55%) Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.33%) OAuth2
1 3 (2.33%) OpenID
1 3 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (2.33%) SAML
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) JCE
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (0.78%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
2 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (35.66%) PKI
2 22 (17.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 18 (13.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (7.75%) Data Centre
5 8 (6.20%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.65%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.10%) CESG
7 4 (3.10%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.33%) iPad
9 2 (1.55%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.63%) Linux
1 15 (11.63%) Unix
1 15 (11.63%) Windows
2 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (65.12%) Security Architecture
2 59 (45.74%) Cybersecurity
3 45 (34.88%) Data Protection
4 43 (33.33%) Fraud Detection
4 43 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 31 (24.03%) Information Security
6 26 (20.16%) Threat Analysis
7 23 (17.83%) Identity Management
7 23 (17.83%) Security Operations
8 19 (14.73%) Presales
9 14 (10.85%) Security Patching
10 13 (10.08%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (10.08%) TOGAF
11 12 (9.30%) Change Management
12 11 (8.53%) Patch Management
13 9 (6.98%) Cryptography
13 9 (6.98%) SIEM
14 7 (5.43%) IT Strategy
14 7 (5.43%) Threat Management
15 6 (4.65%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.43%) Python
2 4 (3.10%) Ruby
3 3 (2.33%) Java
3 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.55%) C
4 2 (1.55%) C++
4 2 (1.55%) Perl
5 1 (0.78%) C#
5 1 (0.78%) PHP
5 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (43.41%) Security Cleared
2 55 (42.64%) SC Cleared
3 17 (13.18%) CISSP
4 11 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.98%) CISM
6 8 (6.20%) CCIE
7 6 (4.65%) CCNP
7 6 (4.65%) Degree
8 5 (3.88%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (3.88%) CISA
9 4 (3.10%) IISP
10 3 (2.33%) CCDP
10 3 (2.33%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.33%) GIAC
10 3 (2.33%) SANS
11 2 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.55%) CCSE
11 2 (1.55%) CCSP
11 2 (1.55%) ISSAP
11 2 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (5.43%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.33%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.55%) GDPR
3 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 15 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.85%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.55%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.78%) HDFS
4 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (10.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (3.10%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.10%) QRadar
3 3 (2.33%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.78%) Ansible
5 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.78%) Mesos
5 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.78%) Puppet
5 1 (0.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (32.56%) Cisco
2 27 (20.93%) Palo Alto
3 22 (17.05%) CheckPoint
4 20 (15.50%) VMware
5 11 (8.53%) Imperva
5 11 (8.53%) LogLogic
6 9 (6.98%) Juniper
7 5 (3.88%) Blue Coat
7 5 (3.88%) Oracle
8 4 (3.10%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.33%) Vyatta
10 2 (1.55%) Citrix
10 2 (1.55%) Forcepoint
10 2 (1.55%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.55%) IBM
10 2 (1.55%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.55%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.78%) CA
11 1 (0.78%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.78%) Sophos
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