The median annual salary for a Information Security Architect was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Architect
England / South West
Rank 230 246 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.040% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £61,250 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £76,250 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +21.99% +13.63%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4855 5684 5853
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 4697 4899
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Information Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Information Security Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Architect in the South West

Information Security Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Information Security Architect in the South West

Information Security Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Information Security Architect
England

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Information 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 West region featuring Information Security Architect in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) CESG
1 4 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (66.67%) CLAS
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) PCI QSA
3 1 (16.67%) CHFI
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
3 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) CESG
1 4 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (66.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CLAS
1 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) CHFI
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
3 1 (16.67%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS