The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Security Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 459 417 584
Rank change year-on-year -42 +167  
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 495 678 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.70% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.79% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 420 522 315
Median salary £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.53% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £61,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +6.55%  

Security Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80257 86320 97586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.74% 88.92% 88.04%
Number of salaries quoted 64749 72153 79773
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in the UK

Security Architecture
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Security Architecture in the UK

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in the UK

Security Architecture
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 -59 463 £67,500 +3.84% 60
London +14 273 £75,000 +7.14% 28
South East +9 78 £65,000 -4.93% 14
Surrey +36 37 £60,000 -7.69% 4
East of England +4 36 £57,500 +9.52% 5
City of London +10 33 £65,000 -7.14% 6
South West -38 31 £62,500 -3.84% 2
West Midlands -20 29 £59,000 -9.23% 2
Hertfordshire -7 22 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Berkshire -11 20 £65,000 -7.14% 5
Coventry +4 18 £59,500 -23.22% 2
Reading +5 13 £58,000 -20.00% 2
North West -41 13 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Guildford +19 12 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Manchester -39 11 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Bedfordshire - 10 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire +9 9 £60,000 -18.64% 2
Bristol -54 9 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Oxford +12 8 £75,000 +89.87%
Oxfordshire +11 8 £75,000 +76.47% 1
Scotland +1 8 £57,250 +14.50%
Luton - 8 £50,000 - 1
Hatfield -5 7 £45,000 -19.64% 2
Bracknell +19 6 £65,000 -23.97% 2
Birmingham -21 6 £60,000 -7.69%
East Midlands +15 5 £82,500 +17.85%
Edinburgh -11 5 £30,000 -40.00%
Watford -16 5 £65,000 +30.00%
Stevenage - 5 - -
Southampton - 5 £90,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 559 (59.40%) Information Security
2 428 (45.48%) CISSP
3 381 (40.49%) Cybersecurity
4 291 (30.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 251 (26.67%) CISM
6 230 (24.44%) Finance
7 220 (23.38%) Firewall
8 189 (20.09%) Degree
9 171 (18.17%) Risk Management
10 166 (17.64%) Network Security
11 159 (16.90%) PCI DSS
12 158 (16.79%) Security Cleared
13 157 (16.68%) TOGAF
14 156 (16.58%) SIEM
15 153 (16.26%) Security Operations
16 149 (15.83%) Windows
17 148 (15.73%) Linux
18 146 (15.52%) CISA
19 142 (15.09%) Management Information System
20 138 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
21 136 (14.45%) Data Protection
22 129 (13.71%) Penetration Testing
23 123 (13.07%) ITIL
24 112 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
25 99 (10.52%) Security Management
26 95 (10.10%) SC Cleared
27 87 (9.25%) Enterprise Architecture
28 84 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
29 83 (8.82%) Splunk
30 80 (8.50%) Vulnerability Management

Security Architecture
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 13 (1.38%) IIS
2 10 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (0.64%) Apache
4 3 (0.32%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.32%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.32%) JBoss
4 3 (0.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.21%) SAS
6 1 (0.11%) CMS
6 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 19 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.43%) Infor M3
1 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.32%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 71 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.66%) SaaS
4 21 (2.23%) PaaS
5 11 (1.17%) IaaS
6 10 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.53%) Office 365
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 220 (23.38%) Firewall
2 166 (17.64%) Network Security
3 58 (6.16%) TCP/IP
4 50 (5.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 47 (4.99%) Internet
6 41 (4.36%) VPN
7 35 (3.72%) SSL
8 26 (2.76%) LAN
9 24 (2.55%) WAN
10 19 (2.02%) SAN
11 17 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (1.59%) DNS
12 15 (1.59%) MPLS
13 13 (1.38%) IPsec
13 13 (1.38%) NAS
14 11 (1.17%) BGP
15 8 (0.85%) DHCP
15 8 (0.85%) OSPF
15 8 (0.85%) VoIP
15 8 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.29%) Big Data
2 20 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 20 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.64%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.53%) Looker
5 3 (0.32%) Adabas
5 3 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (0.32%) Apache Hive
5 3 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.32%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.32%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.32%) OLTP
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (0.32%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.21%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.21%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.21%) QlikView
6 2 (0.21%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (1.28%) Eclipse
1 12 (1.28%) Xcode
2 11 (1.17%) Burp Suite
3 10 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (0.74%) Metasploit
7 5 (0.53%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.32%) AppScan
8 3 (0.32%) Paros
9 2 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 230 (24.44%) Finance
2 63 (6.70%) Banking
3 42 (4.46%) Retail
4 35 (3.72%) Legal
5 30 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.91%) Aerospace
7 13 (1.38%) Marketing
8 12 (1.28%) Advertising
8 12 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.28%) Law
8 12 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.17%) Back Office
9 11 (1.17%) Digital Economy
10 9 (0.96%) Electronics
10 9 (0.96%) Military
11 8 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.85%) Local Government
12 7 (0.74%) Publishing
13 4 (0.43%) Games
14 3 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 343 (36.45%) Architect
2 297 (31.56%) Security Architect
3 187 (19.87%) Consultant
4 155 (16.47%) Security Consultant
5 101 (10.73%) Security Engineer
6 79 (8.40%) Analyst
7 66 (7.01%) Security Analyst
8 59 (6.27%) Security Manager
9 46 (4.89%) Information Security Architect
10 43 (4.57%) Information Architect
10 43 (4.57%) Security Specialist
11 38 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
12 36 (3.83%) IT Engineer
12 36 (3.83%) IT Security Engineer
13 34 (3.61%) Information Security Consultant
13 34 (3.61%) Senior Architect
14 33 (3.51%) IT Architect
14 33 (3.51%) Senior Security Architect
15 31 (3.29%) Head of Security
15 31 (3.29%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.99%) Web Services
2 37 (3.93%) .NET
3 15 (1.59%) SailPoint
4 10 (1.06%) Middleware
5 9 (0.96%) boto
6 8 (0.85%) WCF
7 7 (0.74%) .NET Framework
7 7 (0.74%) REST
8 5 (0.53%) SAML
9 3 (0.32%) OAuth
10 2 (0.21%) ATL
10 2 (0.21%) Java EE
10 2 (0.21%) JSF
10 2 (0.21%) JSON
10 2 (0.21%) XML
11 1 (0.11%) CSS
11 1 (0.11%) RESTful
11 1 (0.11%) SAP Basis
11 1 (0.11%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 142 (15.09%) Management Information System
2 84 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (8.29%) Computer Science
4 53 (5.63%) CESG
5 50 (5.31%) Security Operations Centre
6 47 (4.99%) PKI
7 46 (4.89%) Data Protection Act
8 43 (4.57%) Data Centre
9 36 (3.83%) Cyber Defence
10 29 (3.08%) Cyberthreat
11 22 (2.34%) Cyber Attack
12 17 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 15 (1.59%) Driving Licence
14 14 (1.49%) Internet of Things
15 12 (1.28%) Mainframe
16 11 (1.17%) Fintech
17 10 (1.06%) Mobile App
18 8 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
18 8 (0.85%) Virtual Team
19 7 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 149 (15.83%) Windows
2 148 (15.73%) Linux
3 58 (6.16%) Unix
4 40 (4.25%) Apple iOS
5 37 (3.93%) Windows Server
6 25 (2.66%) Mac OS X
7 20 (2.13%) Android
8 7 (0.74%) Kali Linux
8 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.43%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.43%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.32%) Solaris
11 3 (0.32%) VMS
12 2 (0.21%) CentOS
12 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.11%) AIX
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (59.40%) Information Security
2 381 (40.49%) Cybersecurity
3 171 (18.17%) Risk Management
4 157 (16.68%) TOGAF
5 156 (16.58%) SIEM
6 153 (16.26%) Security Operations
7 138 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
8 136 (14.45%) Data Protection
9 129 (13.71%) Penetration Testing
10 123 (13.07%) ITIL
11 112 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
12 99 (10.52%) Security Management
13 87 (9.25%) Enterprise Architecture
14 80 (8.50%) SABSA
14 80 (8.50%) Vulnerability Management
15 79 (8.40%) Project Management
16 67 (7.12%) SDLC
17 66 (7.01%) Mentoring
18 64 (6.80%) Risk Assessment
19 58 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (7.55%) Java
2 49 (5.21%) C
2 49 (5.21%) Python
3 31 (3.29%) Perl
4 29 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 26 (2.76%) SQL
6 25 (2.66%) Ruby
7 17 (1.81%) PHP
8 15 (1.59%) C++
9 14 (1.49%) C#
10 6 (0.64%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.21%) Ada
12 2 (0.21%) Scala
12 2 (0.21%) VBScript
13 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 428 (45.48%) CISSP
2 251 (26.67%) CISM
3 189 (20.09%) Degree
4 158 (16.79%) Security Cleared
5 146 (15.52%) CISA
6 95 (10.10%) SC Cleared
7 69 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
8 63 (6.70%) CREST Certified
9 62 (6.59%) CESG Certified Professional
10 59 (6.27%) DV Cleared
11 57 (6.06%) GIAC
12 52 (5.53%) CCNA
13 46 (4.89%) SANS
14 45 (4.78%) CCNP
15 37 (3.93%) CEH
16 33 (3.51%) ISSAP
17 31 (3.29%) GCIH
18 30 (3.19%) CLAS
19 28 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
20 24 (2.55%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (30.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 159 (16.90%) PCI DSS
3 74 (7.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 61 (6.48%) COBIT
5 36 (3.83%) GDPR
6 28 (2.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 15 (1.59%) ISO 22301
9 14 (1.49%) NIST 800
10 11 (1.17%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.74%) ISO 14001
11 7 (0.74%) QA
12 6 (0.64%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.64%) RMADS
12 6 (0.64%) SAS 70
12 6 (0.64%) SSAE 16
13 5 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 5 (0.53%) SLA
14 4 (0.43%) COSO
System Software
1 50 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 32 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (1.38%) Snort
5 12 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.06%) Firmware
7 9 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.74%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.11%) LXC
9 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (3.19%) Nessus
2 22 (2.34%) Ansible
3 21 (2.23%) Puppet
4 14 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 12 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (1.28%) Nmap
5 12 (1.28%) SCCM
6 8 (0.85%) EMC Navisphere
6 8 (0.85%) HP Fortify
7 6 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (0.64%) RSA enVision
8 4 (0.43%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.43%) Mesos
8 4 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.43%) Salt
9 3 (0.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.32%) WebInspect
10 2 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 83 (8.82%) Splunk
2 80 (8.50%) Microsoft
3 51 (5.42%) Cisco
4 48 (5.10%) ArcSight
5 37 (3.93%) Palo Alto
6 36 (3.83%) VMware
7 35 (3.72%) CheckPoint
8 27 (2.87%) Oracle
9 24 (2.55%) Apple
10 18 (1.91%) CyberArk
11 15 (1.59%) Symantec
12 13 (1.38%) Imperva
13 12 (1.28%) LogLogic
13 12 (1.28%) McAfee
13 12 (1.28%) Sun
14 11 (1.17%) Aveksa
15 10 (1.06%) Juniper
15 10 (1.06%) LogRhythm
16 9 (0.96%) HP
16 9 (0.96%) Interwoven
Brighton, East Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 150,000 - 180,000 Basic + Excellent benefits and package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 75,000 - 85,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits up to 30% bonus, benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Fullstack
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Cititec
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 + package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Remote working
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Metapack
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £110000 - £140000 per annum + 10% Pension + c. 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Whitbread
Posted: 13 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago