Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Security Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Architecture over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 372 399 504
Rank change year-on-year +27 +105 -96
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 180 166 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.52% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.60% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 139 141 137
South East median annual salary £55,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% +15.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £37,000 £50,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £67,500

Security Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,935 27,791 35,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.42% 87.51% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22,173 22,787 29,643
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in the South East

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Security Architecture in the South East

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in the South East over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in the South East

Security Architecture
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 Architecture within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Thames Valley +11 88 £55,000 -26.67% 8
Berkshire +36 75 £55,000 -26.67% 4
Hampshire -8 41 £60,000 - 4
Surrey +4 40 £60,000 -17.24% 5
Buckinghamshire +4 11 £70,000 -12.50% 4
Kent +22 4 £67,500 -15.63%
West Sussex -3 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £53,000 - 1
M4 Corridor -7 1 - -
Oxfordshire -28 1 £37,500 -60.53%
Security Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 96 (53.33%) CISSP
2 91 (50.56%) Information Security
3 72 (40.00%) CEH
4 64 (35.56%) Cybersecurity
5 63 (35.00%) GIAC
6 56 (31.11%) SSCP
7 48 (26.67%) Firewall
8 34 (18.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 33 (18.33%) Penetration Testing
9 33 (18.33%) Security Cleared
10 32 (17.78%) Degree
10 32 (17.78%) Linux
11 30 (16.67%) Network Security
12 28 (15.56%) Security Operations
13 27 (15.00%) TOGAF
14 26 (14.44%) Identity Management
15 25 (13.89%) Finance
15 25 (13.89%) CISM
15 25 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
15 25 (13.89%) SC Cleared
15 25 (13.89%) Threat Intelligence
16 24 (13.33%) Cisco
17 23 (12.78%) CCNP
17 23 (12.78%) SIEM
18 22 (12.22%) ITIL
19 21 (11.67%) Management Information System
19 21 (11.67%) Windows
19 21 (11.67%) Data Protection
20 20 (11.11%) PKI
20 20 (11.11%) CCDP

Security Architecture
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 6 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.22%) Office 365
4 2 (1.11%) IaaS
4 2 (1.11%) PaaS
4 2 (1.11%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (26.67%) Firewall
2 30 (16.67%) Network Security
3 13 (7.22%) IPsec
3 13 (7.22%) VPN
4 10 (5.56%) SSL
4 10 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.89%) VoIP
5 7 (3.89%) WAN
6 6 (3.33%) HTTP
6 6 (3.33%) Internet
6 6 (3.33%) LAN
7 5 (2.78%) DMVPN
8 4 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.22%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (2.22%) FWSM
9 3 (1.67%) DNS
10 2 (1.11%) PSTN
10 2 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.11%) Big Data
2 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Burp Suite
General
1 25 (13.89%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Legal
2 8 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.89%) Banking
4 4 (2.22%) Digital Economy
5 3 (1.67%) Electronics
6 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.11%) Military
7 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (42.78%) Security Engineer
2 42 (23.33%) Architect
3 38 (21.11%) Security Architect
4 34 (18.89%) Analyst
5 31 (17.22%) Security Analyst
6 22 (12.22%) Information Analyst
6 22 (12.22%) Information Security Analyst
7 19 (10.56%) Network Engineer
7 19 (10.56%) Network Security Engineer
8 18 (10.00%) Consultant
9 15 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
10 13 (7.22%) IT Engineer
10 13 (7.22%) IT Security Engineer
11 10 (5.56%) Information Security Architect
11 10 (5.56%) Security Consultant
12 8 (4.44%) Senior Architect
12 8 (4.44%) Senior Security Architect
12 8 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (3.89%) IT Architect
14 6 (3.33%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 20 (11.11%) PKI
3 16 (8.89%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (7.22%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (6.67%) CESG
6 11 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.44%) Data Centre
7 8 (4.44%) NHS
8 6 (3.33%) Blog
8 6 (3.33%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (3.33%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (1.11%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.78%) Linux
2 21 (11.67%) Windows
3 5 (2.78%) Unix
3 5 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.67%) AIX
4 3 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (50.56%) Information Security
2 64 (35.56%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (18.33%) Penetration Testing
4 28 (15.56%) Security Operations
5 27 (15.00%) TOGAF
6 26 (14.44%) Identity Management
7 25 (13.89%) Threat Intelligence
8 23 (12.78%) SIEM
9 22 (12.22%) ITIL
10 21 (11.67%) Data Protection
11 19 (10.56%) Threat Analysis
12 18 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 17 (9.44%) Risk Assessment
13 17 (9.44%) SABSA
14 16 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (8.89%) Risk Management
15 14 (7.78%) Enterprise Architecture
16 13 (7.22%) Systems Analysis
16 13 (7.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 13 (7.22%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.89%) C
2 5 (2.78%) C++
3 4 (2.22%) Python
4 3 (1.67%) Java
5 2 (1.11%) R
6 1 (0.56%) C#
6 1 (0.56%) Ruby
6 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (53.33%) CISSP
2 72 (40.00%) CEH
3 63 (35.00%) GIAC
4 56 (31.11%) SSCP
5 33 (18.33%) Security Cleared
6 32 (17.78%) Degree
7 25 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (13.89%) CISM
7 25 (13.89%) SC Cleared
8 23 (12.78%) CCNP
9 20 (11.11%) CCDP
10 13 (7.22%) CESG Certified Professional
11 11 (6.11%) DV Cleared
12 8 (4.44%) APMP
13 7 (3.89%) CREST Certified
14 6 (3.33%) CISA
15 4 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
16 3 (1.67%) CLAS
17 2 (1.11%) CRISC
18 1 (0.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (3.33%) NIST 800
5 4 (2.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.67%) COBIT
6 3 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (1.67%) GPG13
7 2 (1.11%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.11%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.56%) GDPR
8 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) CSIRT
1 4 (2.22%) Nessus
1 4 (2.22%) Nmap
2 3 (1.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.56%) Ansible
4 1 (0.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) QRadar
4 1 (0.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (13.33%) Cisco
2 12 (6.67%) Splunk
3 11 (6.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.89%) Qualys
5 6 (3.33%) ArcSight
5 6 (3.33%) VMware
6 4 (2.22%) NetWitness
7 3 (1.67%) GENBAND
7 3 (1.67%) Oracle
8 2 (1.11%) Google
9 1 (0.56%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.56%) HP
9 1 (0.56%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.56%) TOWER Software