The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architect
England / South West
Rank 217 236 220
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 21 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 16
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £57,732 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 4916 5684 5841
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4103 4696 4888
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 £55,648 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in the South West

Security Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in the South West

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in the South West

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 Security Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol +5 10 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Gloucestershire +3 8 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Wiltshire +16 2 £62,500 +11.84%
Security Architect
England

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 23 (57.50%) Management Information System
1 23 (57.50%) Information Security
1 23 (57.50%) Security Cleared
2 20 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (32.50%) ISMS
4 13 (32.50%) RMADS
4 13 (32.50%) Information Security Management
4 13 (32.50%) Security Management
4 13 (32.50%) Service Management
4 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 12 (30.00%) CISSP
6 11 (27.50%) TOGAF
6 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
7 9 (22.50%) MODAF
8 8 (20.00%) ITIL
8 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
9 7 (17.50%) CEH
9 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
9 7 (17.50%) CISA
10 6 (15.00%) CISM
10 6 (15.00%) GIAC
10 6 (15.00%) CESG
10 6 (15.00%) SANS
10 6 (15.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 6 (15.00%) ITIL V3
11 5 (12.50%) Information Assurance
12 4 (10.00%) CESG CLAS

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DHCP
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
General
1 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (57.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) CESG
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.50%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Information Security
2 13 (32.50%) Information Security Management
2 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 13 (32.50%) ISMS
2 13 (32.50%) Security Management
2 13 (32.50%) Service Management
3 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (27.50%) TOGAF
4 9 (22.50%) MODAF
4 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
5 8 (20.00%) ITIL
6 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
7 6 (15.00%) ITIL V3
8 5 (12.50%) Information Assurance
9 4 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (10.00%) Information Security Governance
9 4 (10.00%) SIEM
9 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (7.50%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) Security Cleared
2 20 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (30.00%) CISSP
5 7 (17.50%) CEH
5 7 (17.50%) CISA
6 6 (15.00%) CISM
6 6 (15.00%) GIAC
6 6 (15.00%) SANS
7 4 (10.00%) CCIE
7 4 (10.00%) CCNA
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (10.00%) CLAS
8 1 (2.50%) CHFI
8 1 (2.50%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.50%) Degree
8 1 (2.50%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (32.50%) RMADS
3 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
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