Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Security Architect
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 297 333
Rank change year-on-year -28 +36 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 14 50 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.47% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 40 15
South West median annual salary £62,500 £78,750 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.63% +38.16% +1.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £61,649 £51,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £84,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10021 10579 11485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 96.97% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8298 8927 9726
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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
Wiltshire +1 6 £48,750 -39.06% 1
Bristol -44 6 £77,500 -3.13%
Security Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 12 (85.71%) Security Architecture
2 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 5 (35.71%) RMADS
3 5 (35.71%) SABSA
3 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (35.71%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (28.57%) Legal
5 3 (21.43%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) CESG
5 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) SANS
5 3 (21.43%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (21.43%) OWASP
6 2 (14.29%) SIEM
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Capita
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Retail
7 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (7.14%) MODAF
7 1 (7.14%) SysML
7 1 (7.14%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
7 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) CESG
1 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Security Architecture
2 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (35.71%) SABSA
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) OWASP
5 2 (14.29%) SIEM
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Microservices
6 1 (7.14%) MODAF
6 1 (7.14%) Presales
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) SysML
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (21.43%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (21.43%) SANS
3 3 (21.43%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) RMADS
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Capita
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire