Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
England > South East
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 408 489
Rank change year-on-year +63 +81 -66
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 204 181 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.65% 0.54% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.62% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 156 145 150
South East median annual salary £57,500 £75,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £50,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £66,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +1.54% -3.70% +8.00%

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 27307 29394 36878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.41% 87.47% 87.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22445 24350 30735
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 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
Thames Valley +35 79 £55,000 -26.67% 6
Berkshire +35 66 £55,000 -26.67% 5
Surrey +20 56 £60,000 -14.29%
Hampshire 0 47 £60,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +7 12 £70,000 -12.50% 1
East Sussex - 8 £53,000 -
Kent +20 6 £67,500 -15.63%
West Sussex +5 4 £55,000 -37.14%
Middlesex - 2 £74,000 -
M4 Corridor -7 1 - -
Oxfordshire -19 1 £37,500 -62.50%
Security Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, 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.

1 114 (55.88%) CISSP
2 112 (54.90%) Information Security
3 85 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 72 (35.29%) CEH
5 70 (34.31%) Firewall
6 57 (27.94%) GIAC
7 55 (26.96%) Penetration Testing
8 50 (24.51%) SSCP
9 48 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 45 (22.06%) Linux
11 42 (20.59%) CISM
11 42 (20.59%) Degree
11 42 (20.59%) Security Cleared
12 39 (19.12%) SIEM
13 37 (18.14%) ITIL
14 36 (17.65%) Windows
14 36 (17.65%) Data Protection
14 36 (17.65%) Security Operations
15 33 (16.18%) TOGAF
16 31 (15.20%) SC Cleared
17 29 (14.22%) PKI
17 29 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (14.22%) Management Information System
17 29 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (13.73%) Identity Management
18 28 (13.73%) Finance
18 28 (13.73%) Vulnerability Management
18 28 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
19 26 (12.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 26 (12.75%) Cyberthreat

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 3 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.92%) Office 365
3 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.47%) IaaS
4 3 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.49%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (34.31%) Firewall
2 26 (12.75%) Network Security
3 17 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.88%) VPN
5 11 (5.39%) IPsec
6 10 (4.90%) VoIP
7 8 (3.92%) SSL
8 6 (2.94%) LAN
8 6 (2.94%) WAN
9 5 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (2.45%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (2.45%) DMVPN
9 5 (2.45%) FWSM
10 4 (1.96%) DNS
11 3 (1.47%) HTTP
11 3 (1.47%) Internet
11 3 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.47%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.98%) PSTN
12 2 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.98%) Big Data
2 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Burp Suite
General
1 28 (13.73%) Finance
2 15 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.94%) Legal
4 5 (2.45%) Banking
4 5 (2.45%) Digital Economy
5 3 (1.47%) Electronics
6 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.98%) Military
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Automotive
7 1 (0.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 50 (24.51%) Architect
3 48 (23.53%) Security Architect
4 36 (17.65%) Analyst
5 33 (16.18%) Security Analyst
6 32 (15.69%) Consultant
7 19 (9.31%) Information Analyst
7 19 (9.31%) Information Security Analyst
7 19 (9.31%) Security Consultant
8 17 (8.33%) IT Engineer
8 17 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
9 16 (7.84%) Network Engineer
9 16 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
10 15 (7.35%) Operations Engineer
11 12 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (3.92%) Information Security Architect
12 8 (3.92%) IT Architect
12 8 (3.92%) Senior Architect
12 8 (3.92%) Senior Security Architect
13 7 (3.43%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.22%) Management Information System
1 29 (14.22%) PKI
2 26 (12.75%) Cyberthreat
3 19 (9.31%) Security Operations Centre
4 16 (7.84%) Data Protection Act
5 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (7.35%) Computer Science
6 13 (6.37%) CESG
7 12 (5.88%) NHS
8 9 (4.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.45%) CESG CLAS
9 5 (2.45%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.47%) Blog
10 3 (1.47%) Machine to Machine
10 3 (1.47%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.49%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.49%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 1 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.06%) Linux
2 36 (17.65%) Windows
3 15 (7.35%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.90%) Unix
5 7 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.43%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.47%) AIX
6 3 (1.47%) Android
7 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (54.90%) Information Security
2 85 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 55 (26.96%) Penetration Testing
4 39 (19.12%) SIEM
5 37 (18.14%) ITIL
6 36 (17.65%) Data Protection
6 36 (17.65%) Security Operations
7 33 (16.18%) TOGAF
8 29 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (13.73%) Identity Management
9 28 (13.73%) Vulnerability Management
10 26 (12.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 25 (12.25%) Threat Analysis
11 25 (12.25%) Threat Intelligence
12 24 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
13 23 (11.27%) Enterprise Architecture
13 23 (11.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 20 (9.80%) Ethical Hacking
15 19 (9.31%) OWASP
15 19 (9.31%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.43%) C
2 5 (2.45%) C++
3 4 (1.96%) Python
4 3 (1.47%) Java
5 2 (0.98%) R
6 1 (0.49%) C#
6 1 (0.49%) Ruby
6 1 (0.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (55.88%) CISSP
2 72 (35.29%) CEH
3 57 (27.94%) GIAC
4 50 (24.51%) SSCP
5 42 (20.59%) CISM
5 42 (20.59%) Degree
5 42 (20.59%) Security Cleared
6 31 (15.20%) SC Cleared
7 24 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (10.78%) CCNP
9 17 (8.33%) CCDP
10 13 (6.37%) CESG Certified Professional
11 12 (5.88%) APMP
11 12 (5.88%) CISA
12 9 (4.41%) DV Cleared
13 8 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (3.43%) CREST Certified
15 5 (2.45%) CLAS
16 2 (0.98%) CRISC
16 2 (0.98%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 17 (8.33%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.94%) NIST 800
5 5 (2.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.96%) COBIT
6 4 (1.96%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (1.47%) GPG13
7 3 (1.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.98%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (10.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (3.92%) CSIRT
2 6 (2.94%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 5 (2.45%) Nessus
3 5 (2.45%) Nmap
4 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.49%) Ansible
5 1 (0.49%) Puppet
5 1 (0.49%) QRadar
5 1 (0.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (10.29%) Cisco
2 16 (7.84%) Splunk
3 10 (4.90%) Qualys
4 9 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.43%) Apple
6 6 (2.94%) ArcSight
6 6 (2.94%) GENBAND
6 6 (2.94%) Oracle
7 5 (2.45%) NetWitness
8 3 (1.47%) BT
8 3 (1.47%) VMware
9 1 (0.49%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.49%) Google
9 1 (0.49%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.49%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.49%) Tripwire