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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 459 416 582
Rank change year-on-year -43 +166  
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 486 681 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.70% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.79% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 412 523 313
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 79039 86328 97439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63711 72121 79644
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 £80,000 £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 25 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 25 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 -57 455 £67,500 +3.84% 57
London +5 270 £75,000 +7.14% 26
South East -2 75 £65,000 -4.93% 12
Surrey +33 36 £60,000 -7.69% 3
East of England +6 34 £57,500 +9.52% 6
City of London +14 33 £65,000 -7.14% 3
South West -27 31 £62,500 -3.84% 2
West Midlands -22 29 £59,000 -9.23% 2
Hertfordshire -8 21 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Berkshire -3 19 £61,500 -12.14% 5
Coventry +6 18 £59,500 -23.22% 2
North West -42 13 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Reading +6 12 £58,000 -20.00% 2
Guildford +27 11 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Manchester -26 11 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Hampshire +5 9 £60,000 -18.64% 2
Bristol -50 9 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 9 £50,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +18 8 £75,000 +76.47% 1
Oxford +10 8 £75,000 +89.87%
Scotland +10 8 £57,250 +14.50%
Luton - 8 £50,000 - 1
Bracknell +21 6 £65,000 -23.97% 2
Hatfield -7 6 £77,500 +38.39% 2
Birmingham -22 6 £60,000 -7.69%
East Midlands +18 5 £82,500 +17.85%
Edinburgh -10 5 £30,000 -40.00%
Watford -14 5 £65,000 +30.00%
Stevenage - 5 - -
Canary Wharf - 5 £82,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 555 (59.29%) Information Security
2 429 (45.83%) CISSP
3 382 (40.81%) Cybersecurity
4 291 (31.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 251 (26.82%) CISM
6 230 (24.57%) Finance
7 219 (23.40%) Firewall
8 187 (19.98%) Degree
9 170 (18.16%) Risk Management
10 163 (17.41%) Network Security
11 159 (16.99%) PCI DSS
12 157 (16.77%) Security Cleared
13 156 (16.67%) TOGAF
13 156 (16.67%) SIEM
14 154 (16.45%) Security Operations
15 148 (15.81%) Windows
16 147 (15.71%) Linux
16 147 (15.71%) CISA
17 141 (15.06%) Management Information System
18 136 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
18 136 (14.53%) Data Protection
19 128 (13.68%) Penetration Testing
20 122 (13.03%) ITIL
21 114 (12.18%) Identity Access Management
22 99 (10.58%) Security Management
23 96 (10.26%) SC Cleared
24 85 (9.08%) Enterprise Architecture
24 85 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
25 83 (8.87%) Splunk
26 80 (8.55%) 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 (1.39%) IIS
2 10 (1.07%) 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 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 19 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.82%) 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 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.67%) SaaS
4 21 (2.24%) PaaS
5 11 (1.18%) IaaS
6 10 (1.07%) 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
1 219 (23.40%) Firewall
2 163 (17.41%) Network Security
3 58 (6.20%) TCP/IP
4 50 (5.34%) Intrusion Detection
5 47 (5.02%) Internet
6 41 (4.38%) VPN
7 35 (3.74%) SSL
8 26 (2.78%) LAN
9 24 (2.56%) WAN
10 19 (2.03%) SAN
11 17 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (1.60%) DNS
12 15 (1.60%) MPLS
13 13 (1.39%) IPsec
13 13 (1.39%) NAS
14 11 (1.18%) BGP
15 8 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (0.85%) Multicast
15 8 (0.85%) OSPF
15 8 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.21%) Big Data
2 20 (2.14%) Hadoop
2 20 (2.14%) 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%) Bigtable
6 2 (0.21%) HBase
6 2 (0.21%) QlikView
6 2 (0.21%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (1.28%) Eclipse
1 12 (1.28%) Xcode
2 11 (1.18%) Burp Suite
3 10 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.07%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (0.75%) 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 (24.57%) Finance
2 62 (6.62%) Banking
3 42 (4.49%) Retail
4 35 (3.74%) Legal
5 29 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.92%) Aerospace
7 12 (1.28%) Advertising
7 12 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.28%) Law
7 12 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.28%) Marketing
8 11 (1.18%) Back Office
8 11 (1.18%) Digital Economy
9 9 (0.96%) Electronics
9 9 (0.96%) Military
10 8 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.85%) Local Government
11 7 (0.75%) Publishing
12 4 (0.43%) Games
13 3 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 339 (36.22%) Architect
2 293 (31.30%) Security Architect
3 186 (19.87%) Consultant
4 155 (16.56%) Security Consultant
5 101 (10.79%) Security Engineer
6 78 (8.33%) Analyst
7 65 (6.94%) Security Analyst
8 59 (6.30%) Security Manager
9 44 (4.70%) Information Security Architect
10 43 (4.59%) Security Specialist
11 41 (4.38%) Information Architect
12 38 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
13 35 (3.74%) IT Engineer
13 35 (3.74%) IT Security Engineer
14 34 (3.63%) Information Security Consultant
14 34 (3.63%) Senior Architect
15 33 (3.53%) IT Architect
15 33 (3.53%) Senior Security Architect
16 31 (3.31%) Head of Security
16 31 (3.31%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.02%) Web Services
2 37 (3.95%) .NET
3 15 (1.60%) SailPoint
4 10 (1.07%) Middleware
5 9 (0.96%) boto
6 8 (0.85%) WCF
7 7 (0.75%) .NET Framework
7 7 (0.75%) 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
1 141 (15.06%) Management Information System
2 85 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (8.23%) Computer Science
4 53 (5.66%) CESG
5 51 (5.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 48 (5.13%) PKI
7 45 (4.81%) Data Protection Act
8 43 (4.59%) Data Centre
9 36 (3.85%) Cyber Defence
10 29 (3.10%) Cyberthreat
11 22 (2.35%) Cyber Attack
12 17 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 15 (1.60%) Driving Licence
14 14 (1.50%) Internet of Things
15 12 (1.28%) Mainframe
16 11 (1.18%) Fintech
17 10 (1.07%) Mobile App
18 8 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
18 8 (0.85%) Virtual Team
19 6 (0.64%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 148 (15.81%) Windows
2 147 (15.71%) Linux
3 58 (6.20%) Unix
4 40 (4.27%) Apple iOS
5 37 (3.95%) Windows Server
6 25 (2.67%) Mac OS X
7 20 (2.14%) Android
8 7 (0.75%) Kali Linux
8 7 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.43%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
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
1 555 (59.29%) Information Security
2 382 (40.81%) Cybersecurity
3 170 (18.16%) Risk Management
4 156 (16.67%) SIEM
4 156 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 154 (16.45%) Security Operations
6 136 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (14.53%) Data Protection
7 128 (13.68%) Penetration Testing
8 122 (13.03%) ITIL
9 114 (12.18%) Identity Access Management
10 99 (10.58%) Security Management
11 85 (9.08%) Enterprise Architecture
12 80 (8.55%) SABSA
12 80 (8.55%) Vulnerability Management
13 78 (8.33%) Project Management
14 67 (7.16%) SDLC
15 66 (7.05%) Mentoring
16 65 (6.94%) Risk Assessment
17 57 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (7.69%) Java
2 49 (5.24%) C
2 49 (5.24%) Python
3 31 (3.31%) Perl
4 30 (3.21%) JavaScript
5 26 (2.78%) SQL
6 25 (2.67%) Ruby
7 17 (1.82%) PHP
8 15 (1.60%) C++
9 14 (1.50%) 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
1 429 (45.83%) CISSP
2 251 (26.82%) CISM
3 187 (19.98%) Degree
4 157 (16.77%) Security Cleared
5 147 (15.71%) CISA
6 96 (10.26%) SC Cleared
7 70 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
8 63 (6.73%) CREST Certified
9 62 (6.62%) CESG Certified Professional
10 59 (6.30%) DV Cleared
11 58 (6.20%) GIAC
12 53 (5.66%) CCNA
13 47 (5.02%) CCNP
13 47 (5.02%) SANS
14 36 (3.85%) CEH
15 33 (3.53%) ISSAP
16 31 (3.31%) GCIH
17 30 (3.21%) CLAS
18 28 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
19 24 (2.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (31.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 159 (16.99%) PCI DSS
3 73 (7.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 61 (6.52%) COBIT
5 35 (3.74%) GDPR
6 28 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (2.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 15 (1.60%) ISO 22301
9 14 (1.50%) NIST 800
10 11 (1.18%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.75%) ISO 14001
11 7 (0.75%) 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 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 32 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (1.39%) Snort
5 12 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.07%) Firmware
7 9 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.75%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.11%) LXC
9 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (3.21%) Nessus
2 22 (2.35%) Ansible
3 21 (2.24%) Puppet
4 14 (1.50%) 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 (8.87%) Splunk
2 80 (8.55%) Microsoft
3 51 (5.45%) Cisco
4 48 (5.13%) ArcSight
5 37 (3.95%) Palo Alto
6 36 (3.85%) VMware
7 35 (3.74%) CheckPoint
8 27 (2.88%) Oracle
9 24 (2.56%) Apple
10 18 (1.92%) CyberArk
11 15 (1.60%) Symantec
12 13 (1.39%) Imperva
13 12 (1.28%) LogLogic
13 12 (1.28%) McAfee
13 12 (1.28%) Sun
14 11 (1.18%) Aveksa
15 10 (1.07%) Juniper
15 10 (1.07%) LogRhythm
16 9 (0.96%) EMC
16 9 (0.96%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Remote working
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Metapack
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: £85,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £110000 - £140000 per annum + 10% Pension + c. 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £46000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + associated benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 6 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cloudscope
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Whitbread
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Converted Media
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and excellent benefits!
Posted: 18 days ago