The median annual salary for a Information Security Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 906 946
Rank change year-on-year +75 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 34 56 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.054% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.056% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 31 46 26
Median salary £75,000 £72,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +20.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £92,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £65,875 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.85% +9.79%  

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 83638 100515 107033
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69429 84372 87341
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Information Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Architect in the UK

Information Security Architect
Top 16 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 3 months to 23 April 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 +70 33 £75,000 +3.44% 1
London +40 12 £75,000 -9.09%
South East +69 10 £75,000 +8.30% 1
Surrey +51 7 £67,500 +8.00% 1
South West +7 6 £74,250 +18.80%
Feltham - 4 £71,250 -
Wiltshire - 4 £74,250 -
West Midlands +20 3 £82,500 +32.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £75,000 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £82,500 -
Woking - 3 £82,500 -
Oxford - 3 £75,000 -
North West -10 2 £63,750 -25.00%
Manchester -24 2 £63,750 -25.00%
Swindon - 2 £74,250 -
City of London +36 1 £75,000 +3.44%

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 85 (96.59%) Information Security
2 49 (55.68%) Security Architecture
3 41 (46.59%) CISSP
4 36 (40.91%) Degree
5 28 (31.82%) Computer Science
6 24 (27.27%) CISA
7 22 (25.00%) C
8 21 (23.86%) E-Commerce
8 21 (23.86%) Retail
9 19 (21.59%) SABSA
10 18 (20.45%) Data Protection
10 18 (20.45%) PCI DSS
10 18 (20.45%) TOGAF
11 17 (19.32%) Oracle
12 16 (18.18%) Java
12 16 (18.18%) CISM
12 16 (18.18%) Security Management
13 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (13.64%) ITIL
14 12 (13.64%) SOA
14 12 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 11 (12.50%) Incident Management
15 11 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
15 11 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
15 11 (12.50%) GWAPT
15 11 (12.50%) GCED
15 11 (12.50%) GPEN
15 11 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (12.50%) GSNA

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 11 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.55%) Apache
2 4 (4.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.27%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) IaaS
3 1 (1.14%) PaaS
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Firewall
2 3 (3.41%) LAN
2 3 (3.41%) VPN
2 3 (3.41%) WAN
3 1 (1.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.14%) Big Data
General
1 21 (23.86%) Retail
2 10 (11.36%) Advertising
3 8 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.95%) Finance
5 5 (5.68%) Games
6 4 (4.55%) Legal
7 3 (3.41%) Banking
8 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) AngularJS
1 6 (6.82%) Node.js
1 6 (6.82%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.95%) CESG
4 5 (5.68%) Cyber Defence
4 5 (5.68%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.55%) Blog
5 4 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.41%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.27%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Unix
1 4 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (96.59%) Information Security
2 49 (55.68%) Security Architecture
3 21 (23.86%) E-Commerce
4 19 (21.59%) SABSA
5 18 (20.45%) Data Protection
5 18 (20.45%) TOGAF
6 16 (18.18%) Security Management
7 12 (13.64%) ITIL
7 12 (13.64%) SOA
8 11 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 11 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (12.50%) Security Auditing
8 11 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 10 (11.36%) Information Security Management
9 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.36%) Supplier Management
10 8 (9.09%) Threat Analysis
10 8 (9.09%) Threat Detection
11 7 (7.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (6.82%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.00%) C
2 16 (18.18%) Java
3 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.55%) PHP
4 4 (4.55%) SQL
5 1 (1.14%) C#
5 1 (1.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (46.59%) CISSP
2 36 (40.91%) Degree
3 24 (27.27%) CISA
4 16 (18.18%) CISM
5 11 (12.50%) GCED
5 11 (12.50%) GCFA
5 11 (12.50%) GPEN
5 11 (12.50%) GPPA
5 11 (12.50%) GSNA
5 11 (12.50%) GSSP-JAVA
5 11 (12.50%) GWAPT
6 10 (11.36%) PhD
6 10 (11.36%) Postgraduate
7 6 (6.82%) ISSAP
8 4 (4.55%) CLAS
8 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.55%) IISP
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.27%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.45%) PCI DSS
2 12 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.55%) QA
3 4 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.27%) GDPR
4 2 (2.27%) SAS 70
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Oracle
2 11 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) Sun
4 2 (2.27%) hybris
4 2 (2.27%) MuleSoft
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