Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Solutions Architect was £105,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Security Solution Architect
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 523 539 637
Rank change year-on-year +16 +98 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 20 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.050% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.052% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 4
South East median annual salary £105,000 £70,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £64,750 £63,750 £67,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £98,000 £86,750
England median annual salary £85,000 £78,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.94% +12.50% -

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 29,989 30,824 39,653
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.86% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25,035 25,585 33,568
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Security Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Solutions Architect in the South East

Security Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Security Solutions Architect in the South East

Security Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Solutions Architect in the South East

Security Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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 +16 12 £69,500 -0.71% 1
Berkshire +28 10 £69,500 -14.46% 1
Surrey +3 8 £105,000 +16.67%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Security Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Security Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Information Security
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) Network Security
1 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) Juniper
2 8 (40.00%) IIS
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (40.00%) Middleware
2 8 (40.00%) MPLS
2 8 (40.00%) OSPF
2 8 (40.00%) BGP
2 8 (40.00%) Forcepoint
2 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) WLAN
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
2 8 (40.00%) DHCP
2 8 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 8 (40.00%) SNMP
2 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (40.00%) VPN
2 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 8 (40.00%) SSL
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) IBM
2 8 (40.00%) CCNP
2 8 (40.00%) CCDP

Security Solutions 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 (40.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Network Security
2 8 (40.00%) BGP
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (40.00%) DHCP
2 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 8 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 8 (40.00%) FWSM
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) MPLS
2 8 (40.00%) OSPF
2 8 (40.00%) SNMP
2 8 (40.00%) SSL
2 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (40.00%) VLAN
2 8 (40.00%) VPN
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
2 8 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 8 (40.00%) WLAN
3 2 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Maven
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (40.00%) Middleware
1 8 (40.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (40.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 8 (40.00%) Network Design
2 8 (40.00%) Presales
2 8 (40.00%) SDLC
2 8 (40.00%) SIEM
2 8 (40.00%) Software Optimisation
2 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 8 (40.00%) CCDP
2 8 (40.00%) CCNP
2 8 (40.00%) CCSE
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) IISP
2 8 (40.00%) ISSAP
2 8 (40.00%) JNCIP
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CISM
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (10.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) QRadar
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
1 8 (40.00%) Forcepoint
1 8 (40.00%) Fortinet
1 8 (40.00%) IBM
1 8 (40.00%) Juniper
1 8 (40.00%) LogRhythm
1 8 (40.00%) Splunk
1 8 (40.00%) Tufin
2 1 (5.00%) BT
2 1 (5.00%) Huawei
2 1 (5.00%) NEC
2 1 (5.00%) Nokia