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

Security Architecture
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 461 467 560
Rank change year-on-year +6 +93  
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 455 582 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.56% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.64% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 382 471 303
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 75370 91581 93969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.10% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 61980 75773 76024
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 27 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 27 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 +8 412 £70,000 +7.69% 63
London +51 218 £73,750 +5.35% 29
South East +55 82 £70,000 +12.00% 10
South West +1 32 £60,000 - 3
Surrey +50 31 £82,500 +32.00% 2
Berkshire +32 29 £75,000 +20.00% 4
Bristol -5 27 £62,500 +4.16% 2
City of London +44 25 £69,000 -4.82% 8
East of England +23 22 £60,000 -14.28% 4
West Midlands +4 20 £61,250 +2.08% 4
Hampshire +23 17 £60,000 -20.00% 3
Scotland +6 16 £57,500 +9.52% 3
North West -27 16 £54,000 -17.55% 3
Yorkshire +20 15 £50,000 -23.07% 5
West Yorkshire +33 12 £50,000 -23.07% 5
Leeds +23 12 £50,000 -23.07% 4
Norfolk - 12 £60,000 - 3
Coventry +16 10 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Edinburgh -14 10 £57,500 -2.12%
East Midlands +10 9 £80,000 +18.51% 3
Manchester -42 9 £62,500 -4.58% 3
King's Lynn - 9 £60,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +17 8 £60,000 -14.28%
Hemel Hempstead +1 8 £60,000 -14.28%
Reading +28 6 £72,500 +3.57% 2
Oxfordshire +6 6 £65,000 +13.04%
Staines -6 6 £55,000 - 1
Fleet - 6 £42,500 - 1
Wales +7 5 - -
Birmingham -3 5 £60,000 -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 574 (56.33%) Information Security
2 409 (40.14%) CISSP
3 344 (33.76%) Cybersecurity
4 310 (30.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 270 (26.50%) Firewall
6 240 (23.55%) Finance
7 226 (22.18%) CISM
8 206 (20.22%) Management Information System
9 196 (19.23%) Degree
10 175 (17.17%) ITIL
11 171 (16.78%) Network Security
12 169 (16.58%) SIEM
13 159 (15.60%) Risk Management
14 156 (15.31%) Risk Assessment
15 153 (15.01%) Security Cleared
16 151 (14.82%) Security Operations
17 147 (14.43%) PCI DSS
18 143 (14.03%) CISA
19 140 (13.74%) Windows
20 132 (12.95%) Security Management
20 132 (12.95%) TOGAF
21 129 (12.66%) Linux
22 116 (11.38%) Data Protection
23 104 (10.21%) Splunk
24 103 (10.11%) Penetration Testing
25 102 (10.01%) SC Cleared
26 101 (9.91%) Identity Access Management
27 99 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
28 98 (9.62%) COBIT
29 96 (9.42%) 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 (2.06%) IIS
2 13 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (1.28%) JBoss
2 13 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 10 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.69%) Apache
5 4 (0.39%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.39%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.098%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.57%) MS Office
3 12 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.88%) Temenos T24
2 6 (0.59%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 61 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.94%) SaaS
4 25 (2.45%) PaaS
5 12 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.69%) IaaS
7 7 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (0.59%) Sumo Logic
9 4 (0.39%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.098%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.098%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.098%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 270 (26.50%) Firewall
2 171 (16.78%) Network Security
3 82 (8.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 58 (5.69%) VPN
5 50 (4.91%) TCP/IP
6 42 (4.12%) SSL
7 37 (3.63%) LAN
8 34 (3.34%) Internet
9 33 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (2.85%) WAN
11 24 (2.36%) HTTP
12 22 (2.16%) DNS
13 20 (1.96%) MPLS
14 16 (1.57%) BGP
15 13 (1.28%) OSPF
15 13 (1.28%) SAN
16 12 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (1.18%) IPsec
16 12 (1.18%) Wireless
17 11 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (4.12%) Big Data
2 14 (1.37%) Hadoop
3 12 (1.18%) SQL Server
4 11 (1.08%) 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 (0.39%) Apache Hive
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.29%) OLTP
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.20%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.20%) DocumentDB
8 2 (0.20%) MySQL
9 1 (0.098%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.098%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 16 (1.57%) Burp Suite
3 12 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (0.98%) AppScan
4 10 (0.98%) Paros
5 7 (0.69%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.49%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.20%) sqlmap
8 1 (0.098%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.098%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.098%) Xcode
General
1 240 (23.55%) Finance
2 40 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 32 (3.14%) Banking
4 27 (2.65%) Retail
5 26 (2.55%) Legal
6 20 (1.96%) Advertising
6 20 (1.96%) Law
6 20 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.47%) Aerospace
7 15 (1.47%) Marketing
8 13 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.28%) Military
9 12 (1.18%) Back Office
10 10 (0.98%) Electronics
11 7 (0.69%) Local Government
11 7 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.39%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.20%) Games
14 1 (0.098%) Publishing
14 1 (0.098%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 397 (38.96%) Architect
2 333 (32.68%) Security Architect
3 209 (20.51%) Consultant
4 169 (16.58%) Security Consultant
5 123 (12.07%) Analyst
6 114 (11.19%) Security Analyst
7 89 (8.73%) Security Engineer
8 69 (6.77%) Security Manager
9 63 (6.18%) Solutions Architect
10 53 (5.20%) Information Security Consultant
11 51 (5.00%) Information Analyst
11 51 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
12 48 (4.71%) Information Security Architect
13 42 (4.12%) Security Specialist
14 41 (4.02%) Cybersecurity Architect
15 36 (3.53%) Information Architect
16 33 (3.24%) Senior Manager
17 31 (3.04%) Security Officer
17 31 (3.04%) Senior Architect
17 31 (3.04%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.14%) Web Services
2 30 (2.94%) .NET
3 18 (1.77%) WCF
4 11 (1.08%) Middleware
5 9 (0.88%) AngularJS
5 9 (0.88%) Node.js
5 9 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (0.88%) SAML
6 7 (0.69%) .NET Framework
6 7 (0.69%) boto
7 5 (0.49%) OAuth2
7 5 (0.49%) OpenID
7 5 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (0.39%) SPNEGO
9 3 (0.29%) REST
10 2 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.20%) JSF
10 2 (0.20%) OAuth
10 2 (0.20%) RESTful
10 2 (0.20%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 206 (20.22%) Management Information System
2 89 (8.73%) Security Operations Centre
3 81 (7.95%) Data Centre
4 60 (5.89%) PKI
5 59 (5.79%) Computer Science
6 54 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (5.00%) CESG
8 44 (4.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 33 (3.24%) Data Protection Act
10 20 (1.96%) Mainframe
11 18 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (1.18%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.98%) Driving Licence
13 10 (0.98%) 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%) Cyber Defence
16 6 (0.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 140 (13.74%) Windows
2 129 (12.66%) Linux
3 67 (6.58%) Unix
4 32 (3.14%) Windows Server
5 28 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.55%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.98%) Android
8 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.49%) AIX
9 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.39%) VMS
11 3 (0.29%) Solaris
12 1 (0.098%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.098%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.098%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (56.33%) Information Security
2 344 (33.76%) Cybersecurity
3 175 (17.17%) ITIL
4 169 (16.58%) SIEM
5 159 (15.60%) Risk Management
6 156 (15.31%) Risk Assessment
7 151 (14.82%) Security Operations
8 132 (12.95%) Security Management
8 132 (12.95%) TOGAF
9 116 (11.38%) Data Protection
10 103 (10.11%) Penetration Testing
11 101 (9.91%) Identity Access Management
12 99 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
13 96 (9.42%) Vulnerability Management
14 78 (7.65%) Information Security Management
15 74 (7.26%) Presales
15 74 (7.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 70 (6.87%) Security Monitoring
17 69 (6.77%) Project Management
18 65 (6.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 55 (5.40%) Java
2 41 (4.02%) C
3 40 (3.93%) JavaScript
4 35 (3.43%) Python
5 26 (2.55%) C#
6 22 (2.16%) Ruby
7 19 (1.86%) C++
8 18 (1.77%) Perl
9 14 (1.37%) PHP
9 14 (1.37%) SQL
10 11 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.59%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.49%) VBScript
13 3 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 409 (40.14%) CISSP
2 226 (22.18%) CISM
3 196 (19.23%) Degree
4 153 (15.01%) Security Cleared
5 143 (14.03%) CISA
6 102 (10.01%) SC Cleared
7 63 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (5.89%) CESG Certified Professional
9 56 (5.50%) CCNA
10 51 (5.00%) DV Cleared
11 48 (4.71%) CCNP
12 47 (4.61%) GIAC
13 45 (4.42%) CEH
14 44 (4.32%) SANS
15 24 (2.36%) ISSAP
16 21 (2.06%) IISP
17 20 (1.96%) CREST Certified
18 19 (1.86%) CISMP
19 18 (1.77%) CLAS
20 14 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (30.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 147 (14.43%) PCI DSS
3 98 (9.62%) COBIT
4 49 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 29 (2.85%) SLA
6 28 (2.75%) ISO27002
7 17 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (1.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 15 (1.47%) QA
10 12 (1.18%) ISO27005
11 11 (1.08%) RMADS
12 10 (0.98%) GDPR
13 9 (0.88%) ISO22301
14 7 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
15 6 (0.59%) PMO
15 6 (0.59%) SAS 70
15 6 (0.59%) SSAE 16
16 5 (0.49%) COSO
16 5 (0.49%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 45 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 41 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.04%) VMware ESX
4 16 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.37%) Snort
6 9 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.49%) Docker
8 4 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.39%) IAG
9 2 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (3.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 29 (2.85%) Ansible
3 28 (2.75%) Puppet
4 10 (0.98%) HP Fortify
4 10 (0.98%) Nessus
4 10 (0.98%) QRadar
4 10 (0.98%) WebInspect
5 9 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.88%) RSA enVision
6 8 (0.79%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 8 (0.79%) EMC Navisphere
6 8 (0.79%) FortiGate
6 8 (0.79%) logstash
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 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 104 (10.21%) Splunk
2 92 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 73 (7.16%) Cisco
4 68 (6.67%) ArcSight
5 55 (5.40%) CheckPoint
6 50 (4.91%) Palo Alto
7 46 (4.51%) VMware
8 25 (2.45%) Apple
9 24 (2.36%) Imperva
9 24 (2.36%) Juniper
10 23 (2.26%) LogLogic
11 16 (1.57%) SolarWinds
12 15 (1.47%) Oracle
12 15 (1.47%) SAP
13 13 (1.28%) F5
14 12 (1.18%) AlgoSec
14 12 (1.18%) HP
15 11 (1.08%) EMC
16 10 (0.98%) CyberArk
16 10 (0.98%) Intel Security
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,00 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + strongpackag
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension. Healthcare, Prof Dev
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £75,000K & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago