Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies 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.

Cybersecurity Architect
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1123 1118 1270
Rank change year-on-year -5 +152 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Architect 66 119 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.063% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.065% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 41 96 23
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% -12.50% +15.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Architect in the UK

Cybersecurity Architect
Top 9 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 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
England -19 54 £75,000 +7.14% 3
London +13 25 £80,000 +14.29% 1
UK excluding London -21 25 £67,500 -3.57% 3
South East +7 17 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Midlands +10 4 £77,500 +10.71%
West Midlands 0 3 £77,500 +10.71%
South West -13 3 £65,000 -18.75% 1
North of England +8 2 - - 1
North West -16 2 - - 1

Cybersecurity Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 66 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (46.97%) Security Architecture
3 27 (40.91%) TOGAF
4 19 (28.79%) SABSA
5 18 (27.27%) Information Security
6 16 (24.24%) Finance
6 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
7 15 (22.73%) CISSP
8 11 (16.67%) SIEM
8 11 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
9 10 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (15.15%) Risk Management
10 9 (13.64%) CISM
10 9 (13.64%) Banking
10 9 (13.64%) Network Security
10 9 (13.64%) GDPR
11 8 (12.12%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (12.12%) Identity Management
12 7 (10.61%) ITIL
12 7 (10.61%) Degree
12 7 (10.61%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (10.61%) CLAS
13 6 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
13 6 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
13 6 (9.09%) Smart Meter
13 6 (9.09%) CGI
13 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 6 (9.09%) Firewall

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:

Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.55%) G Suite
2 3 (4.55%) IaaS
2 3 (4.55%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) SaaS
2 3 (4.55%) Sumo Logic
3 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.52%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) Network Security
2 6 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (3.03%) LAN
3 2 (3.03%) VPN
3 2 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) DHCP
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Big Data
2 1 (1.52%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.52%) GIS
2 1 (1.52%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Military
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) CGI
2 5 (7.58%) Web Services
3 3 (4.55%) RESTful
4 2 (3.03%) Middleware
5 1 (1.52%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (9.09%) CESG
2 6 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (9.09%) Smart Meter
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Fintech
6 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (46.97%) Security Architecture
3 27 (40.91%) TOGAF
4 19 (28.79%) SABSA
5 18 (27.27%) Information Security
6 11 (16.67%) SIEM
7 10 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (15.15%) Risk Management
8 8 (12.12%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (12.12%) Identity Management
9 7 (10.61%) ITIL
10 6 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (7.58%) Business Development
11 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (7.58%) Network Design
11 5 (7.58%) Presales
11 5 (7.58%) Security Monitoring
11 5 (7.58%) Validation
11 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.73%) CISSP
3 9 (13.64%) CISM
4 7 (10.61%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (10.61%) CLAS
4 7 (10.61%) Degree
5 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.58%) CISA
6 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.55%) CCSP
9 2 (3.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (3.03%) CCNP
10 1 (1.52%) CCNA
10 1 (1.52%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.52%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
10 1 (1.52%) MCSE
10 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (13.64%) GDPR
3 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.06%) PMO
4 3 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (4.55%) NIST 800
5 2 (3.03%) COBIT
6 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) CSIRT
2 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Google
2 5 (7.58%) Splunk
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco
4 3 (4.55%) McAfee
4 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) Qualys
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Sophos
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec
5 1 (1.52%) Trend Micro