The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies 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
Cybersecurity Architect
UK
Rank 825 913 959
Rank change year-on-year +88 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Architect 35 43 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.042% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.043% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 7
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £92,500
% change year-on-year - -24.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Cybersecurity Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cybersecurity Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Architect in the UK

Cybersecurity Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity Architect in the UK

Cybersecurity Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Architect over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Architect in the UK

Cybersecurity Architect
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Architect within the UK 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
England +103 35 £70,000 - 4
London +95 26 £73,750 +9.25% 1
Bristol - 5 £70,000 -
South West - 5 £70,000 -
South East +38 4 £77,500 +10.71% 1
Berkshire +24 2 £77,500 +10.71% 1
Reading +30 1 £80,000 +14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 1 - -
Milton Keynes +2 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

Cybersecurity Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Cybersecurity 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 featuring Cybersecurity Architect in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 42 (61.76%) Security Architecture
3 29 (42.65%) CISSP
4 28 (41.18%) Information Security
5 27 (39.71%) CISM
6 22 (32.35%) TOGAF
7 19 (27.94%) Presales
8 18 (26.47%) Splunk
9 17 (25.00%) Degree
9 17 (25.00%) CISA
9 17 (25.00%) Linux
10 16 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (22.06%) Firewall
12 14 (20.59%) GIAC
12 14 (20.59%) MODAF
12 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
12 14 (20.59%) SANS
12 14 (20.59%) Security Operations
12 14 (20.59%) Security Monitoring
13 13 (19.12%) Big Data
14 12 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (17.65%) Security Operations Centre
14 12 (17.65%) CREST Certified
14 12 (17.65%) ITIL
15 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
15 11 (16.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 11 (16.18%) Cyberthreat
16 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (14.71%) Threat Modelling
16 10 (14.71%) Penetration Testing

Cybersecurity Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (5.88%) Apache
1 4 (5.88%) Apache Pig
1 4 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (10.29%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) Firewall
2 7 (10.29%) DNS
3 6 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (8.82%) tcpdump
3 6 (8.82%) Wireshark
4 5 (7.35%) FTP
4 5 (7.35%) HTTP
5 4 (5.88%) Kerberos
5 4 (5.88%) LAN
5 4 (5.88%) LDAP
5 4 (5.88%) Network Security
5 4 (5.88%) WAN
5 4 (5.88%) Wireless
6 2 (2.94%) DHCP
6 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) Big Data
2 6 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.88%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (8.82%) Banking
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) SPNEGO
2 1 (1.47%) Java EE
2 1 (1.47%) JCE
2 1 (1.47%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Security Operations Centre
2 11 (16.18%) Cyberthreat
2 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
3 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.82%) Algorithms
6 5 (7.35%) CESG
6 5 (7.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (7.35%) Fintech
7 4 (5.88%) Clustering
7 4 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.94%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (2.94%) PKI
9 1 (1.47%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
3 6 (8.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 42 (61.76%) Security Architecture
3 28 (41.18%) Information Security
4 22 (32.35%) TOGAF
5 19 (27.94%) Presales
6 14 (20.59%) MODAF
6 14 (20.59%) Security Monitoring
6 14 (20.59%) Security Operations
7 12 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (17.65%) ITIL
8 11 (16.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 10 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (14.71%) SIEM
9 10 (14.71%) Threat Modelling
10 8 (11.76%) Identity Management
11 7 (10.29%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (10.29%) Open Source
11 7 (10.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (8.82%) Analytics
12 6 (8.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) Bash Shell
1 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
1 7 (10.29%) Python
2 2 (2.94%) C
3 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (42.65%) CISSP
2 27 (39.71%) CISM
3 17 (25.00%) CISA
3 17 (25.00%) Degree
4 14 (20.59%) GIAC
4 14 (20.59%) SANS
4 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
5 12 (17.65%) CREST Certified
6 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
7 8 (11.76%) CEH
8 7 (10.29%) GCFA
8 7 (10.29%) GPEN
8 7 (10.29%) OSCP
9 5 (7.35%) DV Cleared
10 3 (4.41%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.94%) ISACA
11 2 (2.94%) MCSE
11 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (2.94%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (13.24%) PCI DSS
3 7 (10.29%) SSAE 16
4 4 (5.88%) PMO
5 2 (2.94%) GPG13
5 2 (2.94%) QA
6 1 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) IAG
2 2 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 7 (10.29%) logstash
1 7 (10.29%) WMI
2 5 (7.35%) CSIRT
3 4 (5.88%) QRadar
4 1 (1.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.47%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Splunk
2 7 (10.29%) ArcSight
2 7 (10.29%) Sophos
3 6 (8.82%) Cloudera
3 6 (8.82%) Hortonworks
4 5 (7.35%) MapR
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.47%) CA
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.47%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 2 days ago