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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 460 467 566
Rank change year-on-year +7 +99  
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 452 597 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.65% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 382 484 298
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £65,000 £61,215
% change year-on-year -3.84% +6.18%  

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 76116 92469 93160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.57% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62627 76549 75387
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -13 409 £70,000 +7.69% 59
London +43 218 £75,000 +7.14% 33
South East +46 82 £70,000 +12.00% 9
Surrey +51 31 £82,500 +32.00% 3
South West +1 31 £60,000 -0.41% 3
Berkshire +29 28 £75,000 +17.64% 4
Bristol -7 26 £62,500 +4.16% 2
City of London +36 24 £69,000 -4.82% 9
East of England +11 22 £60,000 -14.28% 1
West Midlands +3 20 £61,250 +2.08% 3
Hampshire +24 18 £60,000 -20.00% 2
Scotland +6 16 £57,500 +9.52% 3
North West -22 16 £54,000 -20.00% 3
Yorkshire +32 13 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Norfolk - 12 £60,000 -
Leeds +24 11 £50,000 -23.07% 3
West Yorkshire +19 11 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Coventry +17 10 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Edinburgh -16 10 £57,500 -11.53%
East Midlands +4 9 £80,000 +18.51% 3
Manchester -43 9 £62,500 -7.40% 3
King's Lynn - 9 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire +5 8 £60,000 -14.28%
Hemel Hempstead -2 8 £60,000 -14.28%
Oxfordshire +9 6 £65,000 +13.04%
Staines -7 6 £55,000 - 1
Fleet - 6 £42,500 - 1
Reading +22 5 £70,000 - 2
Wales +7 5 - -
Birmingham +2 5 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 570 (56.44%) Information Security
2 402 (39.80%) CISSP
3 339 (33.56%) Cybersecurity
4 303 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 266 (26.34%) Firewall
6 240 (23.76%) Finance
7 218 (21.58%) CISM
8 206 (20.40%) Management Information System
9 196 (19.41%) Degree
10 174 (17.23%) ITIL
11 170 (16.83%) Network Security
12 165 (16.34%) SIEM
13 160 (15.84%) Risk Management
14 152 (15.05%) Risk Assessment
15 150 (14.85%) Security Cleared
15 150 (14.85%) Security Operations
16 146 (14.46%) PCI DSS
17 140 (13.86%) Windows
18 138 (13.66%) CISA
19 131 (12.97%) Security Management
20 129 (12.77%) Linux
21 128 (12.67%) TOGAF
22 111 (10.99%) Data Protection
23 105 (10.40%) Splunk
24 104 (10.30%) Penetration Testing
25 101 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
26 100 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
26 100 (9.90%) SC Cleared
27 99 (9.80%) COBIT
28 96 (9.50%) 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 21 (2.08%) IIS
2 13 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (1.19%) JBoss
3 12 (1.19%) WebLogic
4 9 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.69%) Apache
6 4 (0.40%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.40%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.099%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.58%) MS Office
3 12 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.89%) Temenos T24
2 6 (0.59%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.87%) SaaS
4 24 (2.38%) PaaS
5 12 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.69%) IaaS
7 7 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (0.59%) Sumo Logic
9 4 (0.40%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.099%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.099%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.099%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 266 (26.34%) Firewall
2 170 (16.83%) Network Security
3 80 (7.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 57 (5.64%) VPN
5 49 (4.85%) TCP/IP
6 42 (4.16%) SSL
7 37 (3.66%) LAN
8 33 (3.27%) Internet
9 31 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (2.87%) WAN
11 23 (2.28%) HTTP
12 22 (2.18%) DNS
13 20 (1.98%) MPLS
14 16 (1.58%) BGP
15 13 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (1.29%) OSPF
15 13 (1.29%) SAN
16 12 (1.19%) IPsec
16 12 (1.19%) Multicast
16 12 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (4.16%) Big Data
2 15 (1.49%) Hadoop
3 12 (1.19%) SQL Server
4 11 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 6 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.59%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.59%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.40%) Apache Hive
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.30%) OLTP
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.20%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.20%) DocumentDB
8 2 (0.20%) MySQL
9 1 (0.099%) Adabas
9 1 (0.099%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.099%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (1.88%) Visual Studio
2 15 (1.49%) Burp Suite
3 13 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (0.89%) AppScan
4 9 (0.89%) Paros
5 7 (0.69%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.50%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.20%) sqlmap
7 2 (0.20%) Xcode
8 1 (0.099%) Rational DOORS
General
1 240 (23.76%) Finance
2 38 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 32 (3.17%) Banking
4 27 (2.67%) Retail
5 26 (2.57%) Legal
6 20 (1.98%) Advertising
6 20 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.88%) Law
8 15 (1.49%) Marketing
9 14 (1.39%) Aerospace
9 14 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.29%) Military
11 11 (1.09%) Back Office
12 10 (0.99%) Electronics
13 7 (0.69%) Local Government
13 7 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.40%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.20%) Games
16 1 (0.099%) Publishing
16 1 (0.099%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 394 (39.01%) Architect
2 329 (32.57%) Security Architect
3 211 (20.89%) Consultant
4 171 (16.93%) Security Consultant
5 122 (12.08%) Analyst
6 114 (11.29%) Security Analyst
7 89 (8.81%) Security Engineer
8 65 (6.44%) Security Manager
9 62 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
10 53 (5.25%) Information Security Consultant
11 52 (5.15%) Information Analyst
11 52 (5.15%) Information Security Analyst
12 48 (4.75%) Information Security Architect
13 42 (4.16%) Security Specialist
14 40 (3.96%) Cybersecurity Architect
15 36 (3.56%) Information Architect
16 33 (3.27%) Senior Manager
17 32 (3.17%) Senior Architect
17 32 (3.17%) Senior Security Architect
18 31 (3.07%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.17%) Web Services
2 30 (2.97%) .NET
3 17 (1.68%) WCF
4 11 (1.09%) Middleware
5 9 (0.89%) AngularJS
5 9 (0.89%) Node.js
5 9 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (0.89%) SAML
6 7 (0.69%) .NET Framework
6 7 (0.69%) boto
7 5 (0.50%) OAuth2
7 5 (0.50%) OpenID
7 5 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (0.40%) REST
8 4 (0.40%) SPNEGO
9 2 (0.20%) ATL
9 2 (0.20%) Java EE
9 2 (0.20%) JSF
9 2 (0.20%) OAuth
9 2 (0.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 206 (20.40%) Management Information System
2 89 (8.81%) Security Operations Centre
3 83 (8.22%) Data Centre
4 59 (5.84%) PKI
5 58 (5.74%) Computer Science
6 55 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (4.65%) CESG
8 42 (4.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 32 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
10 19 (1.88%) Mainframe
11 18 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
12 11 (1.09%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.99%) Driving Licence
13 10 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.79%) Internet of Things
15 7 (0.69%) CESG CLAS
15 7 (0.69%) Fintech
15 7 (0.69%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.59%) Blog
16 6 (0.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 140 (13.86%) Windows
2 129 (12.77%) Linux
3 67 (6.63%) Unix
4 31 (3.07%) Windows Server
5 28 (2.77%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.48%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.09%) Android
8 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.50%) AIX
9 5 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.40%) VMS
11 3 (0.30%) Solaris
12 1 (0.099%) CentOS
12 1 (0.099%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.099%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.099%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.099%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (56.44%) Information Security
2 339 (33.56%) Cybersecurity
3 174 (17.23%) ITIL
4 165 (16.34%) SIEM
5 160 (15.84%) Risk Management
6 152 (15.05%) Risk Assessment
7 150 (14.85%) Security Operations
8 131 (12.97%) Security Management
9 128 (12.67%) TOGAF
10 111 (10.99%) Data Protection
11 104 (10.30%) Penetration Testing
12 101 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
13 100 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
14 96 (9.50%) Vulnerability Management
15 78 (7.72%) Information Security Management
16 74 (7.33%) Presales
17 73 (7.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 70 (6.93%) Security Monitoring
19 68 (6.73%) Project Management
20 64 (6.34%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (5.45%) Java
2 42 (4.16%) C
3 39 (3.86%) JavaScript
4 35 (3.47%) Python
5 25 (2.48%) C#
6 23 (2.28%) Ruby
7 19 (1.88%) C++
7 19 (1.88%) Perl
8 14 (1.39%) PHP
8 14 (1.39%) SQL
9 11 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.50%) VBScript
12 3 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 402 (39.80%) CISSP
2 218 (21.58%) CISM
3 196 (19.41%) Degree
4 150 (14.85%) Security Cleared
5 138 (13.66%) CISA
6 100 (9.90%) SC Cleared
7 62 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
8 59 (5.84%) CESG Certified Professional
9 56 (5.54%) CCNA
10 49 (4.85%) DV Cleared
11 47 (4.65%) CCNP
11 47 (4.65%) GIAC
12 44 (4.36%) CEH
13 43 (4.26%) SANS
14 24 (2.38%) ISSAP
15 22 (2.18%) CREST Certified
16 21 (2.08%) IISP
17 19 (1.88%) CISMP
18 18 (1.78%) CLAS
19 14 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 146 (14.46%) PCI DSS
3 99 (9.80%) COBIT
4 49 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 29 (2.87%) ISO27002
6 28 (2.77%) SLA
7 18 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (1.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 14 (1.39%) QA
10 12 (1.19%) ISO27005
11 11 (1.09%) GDPR
11 11 (1.09%) RMADS
12 9 (0.89%) ISO22301
13 7 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.59%) HIPAA
14 6 (0.59%) PMO
14 6 (0.59%) SAS 70
14 6 (0.59%) SSAE 16
15 5 (0.50%) COSO
15 5 (0.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 44 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 42 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.07%) VMware ESX
4 16 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.39%) Snort
6 9 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.50%) Docker
8 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.40%) IAG
9 2 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (3.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 30 (2.97%) Ansible
3 29 (2.87%) Puppet
4 10 (0.99%) Nessus
4 10 (0.99%) QRadar
5 9 (0.89%) HP Fortify
5 9 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.89%) RSA enVision
5 9 (0.89%) WebInspect
6 8 (0.79%) EMC Navisphere
6 8 (0.79%) logstash
7 7 (0.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 7 (0.69%) FortiGate
7 7 (0.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (0.69%) SCCM
8 6 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (0.59%) RSA Archer
8 6 (0.59%) WMI
9 5 (0.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 105 (10.40%) Splunk
2 89 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 71 (7.03%) Cisco
4 68 (6.73%) ArcSight
5 54 (5.35%) CheckPoint
6 50 (4.95%) Palo Alto
7 47 (4.65%) VMware
8 24 (2.38%) Apple
8 24 (2.38%) Imperva
9 23 (2.28%) Juniper
9 23 (2.28%) LogLogic
10 17 (1.68%) SolarWinds
11 15 (1.49%) Oracle
11 15 (1.49%) SAP
12 14 (1.39%) F5
13 13 (1.29%) AlgoSec
14 11 (1.09%) EMC
14 11 (1.09%) HP
15 10 (0.99%) CyberArk
16 9 (0.89%) Intel Security
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Harris Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Itecco
Salary: £45000 per annum
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Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: excellent company benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
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