Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Enterprise Security Architect was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Enterprise Security Architect
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1140 1140 1189
Rank change year-on-year 0 +49 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an Enterprise Security Architect 39 40 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.023% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.024% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 67
UK median annual salary £87,500 £105,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +35.48% -3.13%
10th Percentile £63,500 £79,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £100,750 £123,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £90,000 £72,250
% change year-on-year -27.78% +24.57% -6.77%

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 165,167 169,750 201,213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.48% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 134,266 141,304 168,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,673
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Enterprise Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Security Architect in the UK

Enterprise Security Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Enterprise Security Architect in the UK

Enterprise Security Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Security Architect over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Enterprise Security Architect in the UK

Enterprise Security 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 Enterprise Security Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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 +8 33 £88,750 -15.48% 1
London -3 18 £90,000 -21.74% 1
UK excluding London +8 15 £65,000 -27.78%
South East +20 8 £65,000 -18.75%
North of England - 4 £72,500 -
North West - 4 £72,500 -
Midlands +30 2 £60,000 -
West Midlands +6 1 £60,000 -
South West -3 1 - -

Enterprise Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Enterprise 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 featuring Enterprise Security Architect in the job title.

1 20 (51.28%) TOGAF
1 20 (51.28%) Security Architecture
2 14 (35.90%) CISSP
3 13 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (30.77%) SABSA
5 11 (28.21%) CISM
6 10 (25.64%) Degree
6 10 (25.64%) Information Security
7 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (20.51%) IT Strategy
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.95%) Finance
9 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
9 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
9 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
10 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
11 5 (12.82%) GSEC
11 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (12.82%) GIAC
11 5 (12.82%) Information Management
11 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
11 5 (12.82%) COBIT
11 5 (12.82%) Network Security
11 5 (12.82%) CCENT
11 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
11 5 (12.82%) CCNA
11 5 (12.82%) MCSA

Enterprise Security 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 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) OAuth
2 1 (2.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) CESG
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Security Architecture
1 20 (51.28%) TOGAF
2 13 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (30.77%) SABSA
4 10 (25.64%) Information Security
5 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (20.51%) IT Strategy
7 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 5 (12.82%) Information Management
8 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.26%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.69%) Threat Management
10 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
11 2 (5.13%) ITIL
11 2 (5.13%) Migration
11 2 (5.13%) MODAF
11 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
11 2 (5.13%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) CISSP
2 11 (28.21%) CISM
3 10 (25.64%) Degree
4 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
5 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
5 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
6 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (12.82%) CCENT
7 5 (12.82%) CCNA
7 5 (12.82%) GIAC
7 5 (12.82%) GSEC
7 5 (12.82%) MCSA
8 4 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (5.13%) CISA
9 2 (5.13%) CRISC
10 1 (2.56%) CCDP
10 1 (2.56%) CCIE
10 1 (2.56%) LPIC
10 1 (2.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.82%) COBIT
2 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) GDPR
3 1 (2.56%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.56%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.56%) NIST 800
3 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) SAP