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 22 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
UK
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 460 448 603
Rank change year-on-year -12 +155  
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 476 618 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.63% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.70% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 401 501 303
Median salary £65,500 £65,000 £65,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.76% -0.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,250 £82,500 £87,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  

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 76162 87704 96265
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.65% 89.09% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 62185 72952 78144
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 £75,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -27 424 £67,500 +3.84% 52
London +52 251 £76,250 +8.92% 27
South East +9 67 £66,000 +1.53% 10
Surrey +36 35 £67,500 +8.00% 1
East of England +6 34 £60,000 +14.28% 3
City of London +26 31 £65,000 -13.33% 5
South West -34 31 £60,000 -7.69% 1
West Midlands -17 22 £60,000 -5.88% 7
Scotland +32 21 £57,250 +9.04%
Hampshire +26 15 £60,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire +2 15 £65,000 -6.13% 6
Hertfordshire +8 14 £65,000 +23.80% 2
Coventry +3 14 £66,250 -14.51% 4
East Midlands +24 12 £82,500 +32.00%
Edinburgh +7 12 £57,500 +9.52%
Bristol -36 12 £55,000 -8.33%
Norfolk - 12 £60,000 -
North West -41 11 £63,750 -5.55% 2
Oxfordshire +4 10 £75,000 +82.92%
Oxford +4 10 £75,000 +89.87%
Guildford +38 9 £60,000 -
Manchester -43 9 £60,000 -8.39%
King's Lynn - 9 £60,000 -
Southampton +24 7 £60,000 -25.00% 1
Reading +15 7 £65,000 -8.77% 3
Northamptonshire +11 7 £82,500 +15.38%
Birmingham -13 7 £60,000 -4.00%
Hemel Hempstead +2 6 - -
Glasgow - 6 £57,250 -
Yorkshire +3 5 £48,697 -25.08% 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 502 (55.35%) Information Security
2 384 (42.34%) CISSP
3 340 (37.49%) Cybersecurity
4 264 (29.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 218 (24.04%) CISM
5 218 (24.04%) Finance
6 203 (22.38%) Firewall
7 184 (20.29%) Degree
8 169 (18.63%) Risk Management
9 158 (17.42%) Management Information System
10 151 (16.65%) TOGAF
11 150 (16.54%) Security Cleared
12 147 (16.21%) Network Security
13 133 (14.66%) SIEM
14 132 (14.55%) CISA
15 131 (14.44%) PCI DSS
15 131 (14.44%) Security Operations
16 130 (14.33%) ITIL
17 127 (14.00%) Windows
18 121 (13.34%) Linux
19 114 (12.57%) Data Protection
20 108 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
20 108 (11.91%) Security Management
20 108 (11.91%) Identity Access Management
21 97 (10.69%) SC Cleared
22 90 (9.92%) Splunk
23 88 (9.70%) Penetration Testing
23 88 (9.70%) Risk Assessment
24 83 (9.15%) Microsoft
25 82 (9.04%) COBIT

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 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (1.43%) IIS
2 8 (0.88%) Apache
3 6 (0.66%) JBoss
3 6 (0.66%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.55%) Apache Pig
4 5 (0.55%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.22%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.22%) SAS
6 2 (0.22%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.11%) CMS
7 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 21 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.66%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.44%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.33%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 65 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.87%) SaaS
4 22 (2.43%) PaaS
5 13 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (1.21%) IaaS
7 9 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.33%) Sumo Logic
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.22%) Office 365
11 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 203 (22.38%) Firewall
2 147 (16.21%) Network Security
3 59 (6.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 42 (4.63%) VPN
5 41 (4.52%) TCP/IP
6 38 (4.19%) Internet
7 35 (3.86%) SSL
8 28 (3.09%) LAN
9 24 (2.65%) WAN
10 18 (1.98%) DNS
11 17 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (1.87%) MPLS
12 16 (1.76%) SAN
13 13 (1.43%) BGP
14 11 (1.21%) HTTP
15 10 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (1.10%) IPsec
15 10 (1.10%) OSPF
16 9 (0.99%) Multicast
16 9 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.41%) Big Data
2 20 (2.21%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.65%) Hadoop
4 6 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.66%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.66%) SAP BW
5 5 (0.55%) Apache Hive
5 5 (0.55%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.33%) OLTP
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.22%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.22%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.22%) OpenTSDB
7 2 (0.22%) Presto
7 2 (0.22%) QlikView
7 2 (0.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (1.32%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.21%) Eclipse
2 11 (1.21%) Xcode
3 10 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (0.99%) Burp Suite
4 9 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.55%) Metasploit
6 3 (0.33%) AppScan
6 3 (0.33%) Paros
7 2 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.11%) sqlmap
General
1 218 (24.04%) Finance
2 39 (4.30%) Banking
3 37 (4.08%) Retail
4 26 (2.87%) Legal
4 26 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.76%) Advertising
5 16 (1.76%) Aerospace
6 15 (1.65%) Marketing
7 12 (1.32%) Law
7 12 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.21%) Back Office
8 11 (1.21%) Military
9 10 (1.10%) Electronics
9 10 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.10%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.88%) Local Government
11 4 (0.44%) Publishing
12 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Games
13 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 361 (39.80%) Architect
2 304 (33.52%) Security Architect
3 193 (21.28%) Consultant
4 157 (17.31%) Security Consultant
5 87 (9.59%) Analyst
6 76 (8.38%) Security Analyst
6 76 (8.38%) Security Engineer
7 57 (6.28%) Solutions Architect
8 49 (5.40%) Security Manager
9 47 (5.18%) Information Security Architect
10 42 (4.63%) Information Architect
11 37 (4.08%) Security Specialist
12 34 (3.75%) Information Security Consultant
13 33 (3.64%) Cybersecurity Architect
14 32 (3.53%) Information Analyst
14 32 (3.53%) Information Security Analyst
15 30 (3.31%) IT Architect
15 30 (3.31%) IT Consultant
16 29 (3.20%) IT Security Architect
17 28 (3.09%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.19%) Web Services
2 34 (3.75%) .NET
3 10 (1.10%) SailPoint
3 10 (1.10%) WCF
4 9 (0.99%) boto
4 9 (0.99%) Middleware
5 7 (0.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.44%) REST
6 4 (0.44%) SAML
7 3 (0.33%) SPNEGO
8 2 (0.22%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.22%) ATL
8 2 (0.22%) Java EE
8 2 (0.22%) JSF
8 2 (0.22%) Node.js
8 2 (0.22%) OAuth
8 2 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.11%) CSS
9 1 (0.11%) JSON
9 1 (0.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 158 (17.42%) Management Information System
2 73 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 56 (6.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 51 (5.62%) PKI
6 50 (5.51%) CESG
7 48 (5.29%) Data Centre
8 26 (2.87%) Data Protection Act
9 25 (2.76%) Cyber Defence
10 20 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 17 (1.87%) Cyber Attack
12 16 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
12 16 (1.76%) Mainframe
13 15 (1.65%) Driving Licence
14 12 (1.32%) Internet of Things
15 10 (1.10%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.99%) Fintech
17 6 (0.66%) Blog
17 6 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 127 (14.00%) Windows
2 121 (13.34%) Linux
3 57 (6.28%) Unix
4 33 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.76%) Windows Server
6 21 (2.32%) Mac OS X
7 20 (2.21%) Android
8 7 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.44%) VMS
10 4 (0.44%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.33%) Solaris
12 2 (0.22%) CentOS
12 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.11%) AIX
13 1 (0.11%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (55.35%) Information Security
2 340 (37.49%) Cybersecurity
3 169 (18.63%) Risk Management
4 151 (16.65%) TOGAF
5 133 (14.66%) SIEM
6 131 (14.44%) Security Operations
7 130 (14.33%) ITIL
8 114 (12.57%) Data Protection
9 108 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
9 108 (11.91%) Identity Access Management
9 108 (11.91%) Security Management
10 88 (9.70%) Penetration Testing
10 88 (9.70%) Risk Assessment
11 80 (8.82%) SABSA
12 75 (8.27%) Enterprise Architecture
13 73 (8.05%) Project Management
14 63 (6.95%) SDLC
15 62 (6.84%) Security Monitoring
16 61 (6.73%) Presales
17 60 (6.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (6.95%) Java
2 50 (5.51%) C
3 41 (4.52%) Python
4 31 (3.42%) Perl
5 28 (3.09%) Ruby
6 26 (2.87%) JavaScript
7 19 (2.09%) C++
8 18 (1.98%) C#
9 17 (1.87%) PHP
10 16 (1.76%) SQL
11 9 (0.99%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.44%) VBScript
13 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.33%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.22%) Scala
15 1 (0.11%) Ada
15 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 384 (42.34%) CISSP
2 218 (24.04%) CISM
3 184 (20.29%) Degree
4 150 (16.54%) Security Cleared
5 132 (14.55%) CISA
6 97 (10.69%) SC Cleared
7 70 (7.72%) Cisco Certification
8 58 (6.39%) CESG Certified Professional
9 55 (6.06%) CCNA
10 53 (5.84%) GIAC
11 51 (5.62%) CCNP
12 49 (5.40%) DV Cleared
13 44 (4.85%) CREST Certified
14 43 (4.74%) SANS
15 29 (3.20%) ISSAP
16 24 (2.65%) CEH
17 22 (2.43%) CLAS
18 20 (2.21%) GCIH
19 16 (1.76%) OSCP
20 14 (1.54%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (29.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 131 (14.44%) PCI DSS
3 82 (9.04%) COBIT
4 53 (5.84%) ISO27002
5 27 (2.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (2.32%) GDPR
7 19 (2.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 17 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 8 (0.88%) ISO22301
9 8 (0.88%) QA
9 8 (0.88%) SSAE 16
10 6 (0.66%) RMADS
10 6 (0.66%) SAS 70
11 5 (0.55%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.55%) ISO27005
11 5 (0.55%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.55%) SLA
12 4 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.44%) ISAE 3402
12 4 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (1.43%) Snort
4 13 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (0.66%) Firmware
6 6 (0.66%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.44%) Docker
7 4 (0.44%) IAG
Systems Management
1 28 (3.09%) Ansible
2 27 (2.98%) Puppet
3 18 (1.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 15 (1.65%) Nessus
5 10 (1.10%) SCCM
6 8 (0.88%) EMC Navisphere
6 8 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.77%) RSA enVision
8 6 (0.66%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 6 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.55%) Nmap
10 4 (0.44%) Cacti
10 4 (0.44%) CSIRT
10 4 (0.44%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.44%) logstash
10 4 (0.44%) Mesos
10 4 (0.44%) Nagios
10 4 (0.44%) Salt
10 4 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 90 (9.92%) Splunk
2 83 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 57 (6.28%) ArcSight
4 51 (5.62%) Cisco
5 40 (4.41%) VMware
6 38 (4.19%) CheckPoint
7 36 (3.97%) Palo Alto
8 27 (2.98%) Oracle
9 20 (2.21%) Apple
10 16 (1.76%) Imperva
11 15 (1.65%) CyberArk
11 15 (1.65%) LogLogic
12 12 (1.32%) Juniper
12 12 (1.32%) Sun
12 12 (1.32%) Symantec
13 11 (1.21%) EMC
13 11 (1.21%) F5
13 11 (1.21%) LogRhythm
13 11 (1.21%) SAP
14 10 (1.10%) AlgoSec
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + £8500 CAR, £16000 BONUS
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + £5.5k Flex Bens + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + car + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Braintree, Essex
Peopleworks
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus + Share Options +
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 110000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 110000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum + 25% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £110000 - £140000 per annum + 10% Pension + c. 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 65,000 + car allowance (5k) + bonus (10-15%) + pension + healt
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago