Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £74,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 464 444 533
Rank change year-on-year -20 +89 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 91 156 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.44% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.46% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 69 135 101
South East median annual salary £74,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.07% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £48,750 £53,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £93,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29733 34136 40912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.98% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24803 28632 34129
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Security Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +17 28 £65,000 -10.34%
Surrey +12 28 £90,000 +4.35% 1
Thames Valley -45 18 £69,500 -4.14% 2
Berkshire -19 16 £68,500 -8.67% 1
Kent +16 6 £47,500 -40.63%
Home Counties - 4 £75,000 -
Middlesex +16 3 £74,000 -1.33%
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £100,000 +37.93% 1
East Sussex - 2 £70,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £66,250 -
Security Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 51 (56.04%) Security Architecture
2 46 (50.55%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (40.66%) Security Cleared
4 31 (34.07%) SC Cleared
5 29 (31.87%) Information Security
6 27 (29.67%) CISSP
7 25 (27.47%) TOGAF
8 21 (23.08%) Identity Management
9 20 (21.98%) SABSA
10 19 (20.88%) Firewall
10 19 (20.88%) Degree
11 16 (17.58%) CISM
12 15 (16.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 15 (16.48%) PKI
12 15 (16.48%) Cyberthreat
12 15 (16.48%) Threat Analysis
12 15 (16.48%) Security Operations
13 14 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
13 14 (15.38%) Fraud Detection
13 14 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 14 (15.38%) Data Protection
13 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (14.29%) Finance
15 11 (12.09%) Enterprise Architecture
16 10 (10.99%) Risk Management
16 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (10.99%) DV Cleared
17 9 (9.89%) GDPR
17 9 (9.89%) Risk Assessment
17 9 (9.89%) LAN

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (1.10%) PaaS
3 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.88%) Firewall
2 9 (9.89%) LAN
2 9 (9.89%) WAN
3 5 (5.49%) Network Security
4 4 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.30%) VPN
6 2 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.20%) MPLS
6 2 (2.20%) PSTN
6 2 (2.20%) SAN
6 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.10%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.10%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.10%) Wireless
7 1 (1.10%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) Big Data
2 1 (1.10%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Maven
1 4 (4.40%) Selenium
2 1 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Military
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Games
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) Web Services
2 5 (5.49%) CGI
3 4 (4.40%) Hibernate
3 4 (4.40%) Middleware
3 4 (4.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Cyberthreat
1 15 (16.48%) PKI
2 14 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.59%) Smart Meter
4 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) CESG
5 3 (3.30%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (3.30%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.20%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Linux
1 3 (3.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (56.04%) Security Architecture
2 46 (50.55%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (31.87%) Information Security
4 25 (27.47%) TOGAF
5 21 (23.08%) Identity Management
6 20 (21.98%) SABSA
7 15 (16.48%) Security Operations
7 15 (16.48%) Threat Analysis
8 14 (15.38%) Data Protection
8 14 (15.38%) Fraud Detection
8 14 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (12.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (10.99%) Risk Management
11 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (9.89%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (8.79%) IT Strategy
12 8 (8.79%) OWASP
12 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 7 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) Java
1 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.20%) Perl
2 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.20%) Python
3 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (40.66%) Security Cleared
2 31 (34.07%) SC Cleared
3 27 (29.67%) CISSP
4 19 (20.88%) Degree
5 16 (17.58%) CISM
6 10 (10.99%) DV Cleared
7 9 (9.89%) CEH
8 7 (7.69%) GIAC
9 6 (6.59%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (6.59%) CREST Certified
10 4 (4.40%) CCNP
11 3 (3.30%) CCIE
11 3 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (3.30%) MCSE
11 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (2.20%) AWS Certification
12 2 (2.20%) CISA
12 2 (2.20%) CLAS
12 2 (2.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (9.89%) GDPR
2 9 (9.89%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.59%) NIST 800
4 2 (2.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.10%) COBIT
5 1 (1.10%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco
2 2 (2.20%) Palo Alto
2 2 (2.20%) Qualys
2 2 (2.20%) VMware
3 1 (1.10%) BT
3 1 (1.10%) Google
3 1 (1.10%) Huawei
3 1 (1.10%) NEC
3 1 (1.10%) Nokia