Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Information Security Architect
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1108 1161 1226
Rank change year-on-year +53 +65 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 64 99 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.049% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.051% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 64 80 60
UK median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £64,125 £51,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £74,250 £69,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.22% +15.42% -

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 170266 195302 213660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.00% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138590 164128 175213
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Information Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Architect in the UK

Information Security Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Information Security Architect in the UK

Information Security Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Architect over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Architect in the UK

Information Security Architect
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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 +45 60 £75,000 +3.45% 1
UK excluding London +36 36 £74,250 +7.22% 1
London +29 24 £77,500 -
South East +71 18 £70,000 -2.95% 1
South West +28 9 £75,000 +20.00%
Midlands +34 5 £76,250 +22.00%
West Midlands +29 4 £82,500 +32.00%
East of England +25 3 £77,500 -3.13%
North of England -4 2 £63,750 -25.00%
North West -39 2 £63,750 -25.00%

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Information 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 Information Security Architect in the job title.

1 62 (96.88%) Information Security
2 47 (73.44%) Security Architecture
3 34 (53.13%) CISSP
4 20 (31.25%) PCI DSS
5 18 (28.13%) Degree
6 16 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (23.44%) TOGAF
8 13 (20.31%) CISA
8 13 (20.31%) CISM
8 13 (20.31%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (18.75%) Retail
9 12 (18.75%) Risk Management
10 11 (17.19%) Finance
11 10 (15.63%) Banking
11 10 (15.63%) Oracle
11 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
11 10 (15.63%) Identity Access Management
12 9 (14.06%) Cyber Defence
12 9 (14.06%) Business Development
13 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
13 8 (12.50%) Data Protection
13 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (12.50%) Security Management
13 8 (12.50%) SABSA
14 7 (10.94%) Cryptography
14 7 (10.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
15 6 (9.38%) ITIL
15 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
15 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing

Information 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.81%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.69%) PaaS
4 2 (3.13%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.56%) IaaS
5 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Firewall
2 4 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) VPN
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (18.75%) Retail
2 11 (17.19%) Finance
3 10 (15.63%) Banking
4 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.81%) Legal
6 4 (6.25%) Financial Institution
7 3 (4.69%) Marketing
8 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
8 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) SailPoint
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Cyber Defence
2 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.81%) CESG
3 5 (7.81%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.25%) Blog
5 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.13%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.56%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (96.88%) Information Security
2 47 (73.44%) Security Architecture
3 15 (23.44%) TOGAF
4 13 (20.31%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 10 (15.63%) Identity Access Management
7 9 (14.06%) Business Development
8 8 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 8 (12.50%) SABSA
8 8 (12.50%) Security Management
9 7 (10.94%) Cryptography
10 6 (9.38%) ITIL
10 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.38%) Threat Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) Threat Detection
11 5 (7.81%) DevOps
11 5 (7.81%) ITIL V3
11 5 (7.81%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) Java
2 4 (6.25%) PHP
3 2 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (53.13%) CISSP
2 18 (28.13%) Degree
3 13 (20.31%) CISA
3 13 (20.31%) CISM
4 5 (7.81%) CLAS
4 5 (7.81%) IISP
4 5 (7.81%) ISSAP
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (4.69%) CEH
5 3 (4.69%) GIAC
5 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) GISF
6 2 (3.13%) GSEC
6 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.56%) GCED
7 1 (1.56%) GPEN
7 1 (1.56%) GSSP-JAVA
7 1 (1.56%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 16 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (10.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (7.81%) GDPR
5 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (6.25%) QA
6 1 (1.56%) MiFID
6 1 (1.56%) SAS 70
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.13%) Nessus
1 2 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) Cisco
3 5 (7.81%) Sun
4 4 (6.25%) hybris
4 4 (6.25%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.13%) Aveksa
5 2 (3.13%) CyberArk
5 2 (3.13%) McAfee
5 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.13%) Splunk
5 2 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
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