The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Architect was £66,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Cybersecurity Architect
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 842 954
Rank change year-on-year -20 +112  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Architect 27 98 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.100% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.10% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 25 82 27
Median salary £66,000 £70,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £52,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £85,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median salary £65,750 £70,000 £92,500
% change year-on-year -6.07% -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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Cybersecurity Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Architect in the UK

Cybersecurity Architect
Top 6 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 29 June 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 -16 26 £66,000 -5.71% 4
London +32 17 £66,000 +5.60% 2
UK excluding London -51 8 £65,750 -6.07% 2
South East +4 5 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Midlands -1 2 £73,250 +12.69% 1
South West -16 1 £67,500 +3.84%

Cybersecurity Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 62 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (46.77%) Security Architecture
3 24 (38.71%) CISSP
4 19 (30.65%) TOGAF
5 18 (29.03%) Information Security
6 17 (27.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (24.19%) Degree
7 15 (24.19%) CISM
8 14 (22.58%) Finance
9 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
9 13 (20.97%) Cyberthreat
10 12 (19.35%) SIEM
10 12 (19.35%) Firewall
11 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
12 10 (16.13%) Splunk
12 10 (16.13%) SABSA
12 10 (16.13%) Security Monitoring
13 9 (14.52%) Security Operations
13 9 (14.52%) Presales
13 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
13 9 (14.52%) MODAF
13 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
13 9 (14.52%) UML
14 8 (12.90%) ITIL
14 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (12.90%) Banking
14 8 (12.90%) Security Operations Centre
15 7 (11.29%) PCI DSS
15 7 (11.29%) ArcSight
16 6 (9.68%) ArchiMate

Cybersecurity Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (1.61%) Apache
1 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) Firewall
2 4 (6.45%) DNS
2 4 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (6.45%) LAN
2 4 (6.45%) WAN
2 4 (6.45%) Wireless
3 3 (4.84%) DHCP
3 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.61%) FTP
4 1 (1.61%) HTTP
4 1 (1.61%) Internet
4 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.61%) LDAP
4 1 (1.61%) Network Security
4 1 (1.61%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.61%) Big Data
1 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Law
4 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) Java EE
2 1 (1.61%) JCE
2 1 (1.61%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.90%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (9.68%) Fintech
5 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (8.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (6.45%) CESG
6 4 (6.45%) Cyber Attack
6 4 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Unix
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (46.77%) Security Architecture
3 19 (30.65%) TOGAF
4 18 (29.03%) Information Security
5 12 (19.35%) SIEM
6 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
7 10 (16.13%) SABSA
7 10 (16.13%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (14.52%) MODAF
8 9 (14.52%) Presales
8 9 (14.52%) Security Operations
8 9 (14.52%) UML
9 8 (12.90%) ITIL
10 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.68%) ArchiMate
10 6 (9.68%) Data Protection
10 6 (9.68%) Information Governance
10 6 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (8.06%) Anomaly Detection
11 5 (8.06%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.61%) Java
1 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) CISSP
2 15 (24.19%) CISM
2 15 (24.19%) Degree
3 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
4 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (9.68%) CCNP
6 6 (9.68%) CCSE
6 6 (9.68%) CISA
6 6 (9.68%) Master's Degree
6 6 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (8.06%) CREST Certified
8 4 (6.45%) CEH
8 4 (6.45%) GIAC
8 4 (6.45%) SANS
9 3 (4.84%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (3.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (3.23%) CCSP
10 2 (3.23%) CIMA
10 2 (3.23%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.29%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.45%) NIST 800
4 2 (3.23%) GDPR
5 1 (1.61%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (3.23%) QRadar
3 1 (1.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.61%) logstash
3 1 (1.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Splunk
2 7 (11.29%) ArcSight
3 6 (9.68%) CheckPoint
3 6 (9.68%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.61%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.61%) IBM
5 1 (1.61%) MapR
5 1 (1.61%) Sophos
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