Security Architecture Jobs

Security Architecture
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Security Architecture skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Security Architecture over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 470 304 511
Rank change year-on-year -166 +207 -11
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 516 1,082 1,174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 1.17% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.23% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 390 394 722
10th Percentile £51,350 £52,000 £52,434
25th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £79,842 £85,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.07% +6.25% +14.29%
75th Percentile £95,000 £101,875 £94,750
90th Percentile £112,750 £115,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £78,273 £73,750 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.13% -1.67% +15.38%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Security Architecture falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 90,810 88,242 165,721
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.65% 95.42% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 62,635 53,650 83,244
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,818 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £43,896
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +8.81%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in the UK

Security Architecture
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Architecture.

Salary trend for Security Architecture in the UK

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Architecture over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in the UK

Security Architecture
Top 18 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 6 months to 12 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
England -116 459 £79,842 -6.07% 79
UK excluding London -237 272 £78,273 +6.13% 41
Work from Home -71 213 £77,500 -5.40% 23
London -12 200 £85,000 -5.56% 34
North of England -36 83 £70,576 -4.30% 8
South West -37 65 £105,000 +40.00% 4
North West -53 50 £70,000 -6.44% 5
South East -124 42 £78,750 +6.78% 10
Midlands -89 34 £75,000 -3.23% 10
East of England -2 31 £72,500 +13.73% 6
Yorkshire +39 25 £78,273 +19.77% 3
West Midlands -28 22 £75,000 -16.67% 10
East Midlands -64 12 £78,273 +36.13%
Scotland -165 9 £51,000 -28.77% 3
North East -12 8 £79,842 +6.46%
Northern Ireland -5 4 - -
Wales -41 3 £78,273 +71.24%
Channel Islands - 1 £100,000 -

Security Architecture
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
1 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (0.39%) Confluence
1 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
1 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.19%) Apache
2 1 (0.19%) nginx
2 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.39%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 206 (39.92%) Azure
2 159 (30.81%) AWS
3 41 (7.95%) Microsoft 365
4 35 (6.78%) GCP
5 15 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (2.52%) PaaS
6 13 (2.52%) SaaS
7 12 (2.33%) Azure Sentinel
7 12 (2.33%) IaaS
8 11 (2.13%) Entra ID
9 6 (1.16%) Azure Service Fabric
10 5 (0.97%) Azure DevOps
10 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Purview
11 4 (0.78%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.58%) Serverless
13 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.39%) GitHub
13 2 (0.39%) Kong
13 2 (0.39%) OCI
Communications & Networking
1 81 (15.70%) Network Security
2 55 (10.66%) Firewall
3 36 (6.98%) WAN
4 33 (6.40%) SD-WAN
5 27 (5.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 25 (4.84%) TCP/IP
7 19 (3.68%) LAN
8 13 (2.52%) Internet
9 8 (1.55%) VPN
9 8 (1.55%) Wireless
10 7 (1.36%) SSL
11 5 (0.97%) IPsec
12 2 (0.39%) DNS
12 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.19%) DHCP
13 1 (0.19%) HTTP
13 1 (0.19%) NGN
13 1 (0.19%) SAN
13 1 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.91%) Data Lake
2 10 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.58%) MySQL
6 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.39%) Big Data
6 2 (0.39%) DynamoDB
6 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.19%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 12 (2.33%) GitLab
2 4 (0.78%) Git
2 4 (0.78%) JIRA
3 3 (0.58%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.19%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
General
1 144 (27.91%) Social Skills
2 127 (24.61%) Finance
3 71 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (8.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 43 (8.33%) Public Sector
6 38 (7.36%) Law
7 35 (6.78%) Military
8 34 (6.59%) Legal
9 30 (5.81%) Presentation Skills
10 28 (5.43%) Banking
11 27 (5.23%) Aerospace
12 17 (3.29%) Documentation Skills
13 15 (2.91%) Telecoms
14 14 (2.71%) Marketing
15 11 (2.13%) Retail Banking
16 10 (1.94%) Retail
17 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
17 7 (1.36%) Organisational Skills
18 6 (1.16%) Advertising
18 6 (1.16%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 263 (50.97%) Architect
2 208 (40.31%) Security Architect
3 72 (13.95%) Senior
4 69 (13.37%) Consultant
5 68 (13.18%) Security Consultant
6 67 (12.98%) Lead
7 57 (11.05%) Analyst
8 42 (8.14%) Security Analyst
9 40 (7.75%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 40 (7.75%) Lead Architect
10 37 (7.17%) Senior Architect
11 35 (6.78%) Lead Security Architect
11 35 (6.78%) Security Engineer
12 30 (5.81%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 30 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
13 26 (5.04%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 25 (4.84%) Technical Architect
15 23 (4.46%) Principal Architect
15 23 (4.46%) Principal Security Architect
16 22 (4.26%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.29%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (2.33%) Web Services
3 6 (1.16%) Kafka
3 6 (1.16%) REST
3 6 (1.16%) SOAP
4 4 (0.78%) OAuth
5 3 (0.58%) .NET
5 3 (0.58%) Node.js
5 3 (0.58%) OpenID
6 2 (0.39%) Laravel
6 2 (0.39%) Pandas
6 2 (0.39%) pytest
6 2 (0.39%) SAML
6 2 (0.39%) Smart Contracts
7 1 (0.19%) JWT
7 1 (0.19%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.19%) Lightning Web Components
7 1 (0.19%) Middleware
7 1 (0.19%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 114 (22.09%) Management Information System
2 79 (15.31%) Security Posture
3 45 (8.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 44 (8.53%) Public Cloud
5 40 (7.75%) Security Operations Centre
6 39 (7.56%) Cyber Defence
7 37 (7.17%) Cyber Threat
8 35 (6.78%) Cyberattack
9 28 (5.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 28 (5.43%) Data Centre
10 24 (4.65%) Cloud Native
11 21 (4.07%) Operational Technology
12 17 (3.29%) Legacy Applications
13 14 (2.71%) Private Cloud
14 11 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
15 10 (1.94%) iPhone
15 10 (1.94%) Onboarding
16 8 (1.55%) PKI
17 7 (1.36%) IoT
17 7 (1.36%) Product Ownership
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.01%) Linux
2 15 (2.91%) Windows
3 11 (2.13%) Unix
4 7 (1.36%) Ubuntu
5 5 (0.97%) CentOS
5 5 (0.97%) Kali Linux
5 5 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.78%) Solaris
6 4 (0.78%) zOS
7 2 (0.39%) AIX
7 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.39%) Rocky
8 1 (0.19%) Android
8 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (57.95%) Cybersecurity
2 231 (44.77%) Information Security
3 120 (23.26%) Agile
4 118 (22.87%) Roadmaps
5 104 (20.16%) Coaching
6 95 (18.41%) Cloud Security
7 89 (17.25%) Security Operations
8 88 (17.05%) Application Security
9 85 (16.47%) Incident Response
10 82 (15.89%) Problem-Solving
11 81 (15.70%) Mentoring
11 81 (15.70%) SIEM
12 71 (13.76%) Risk Management
13 69 (13.37%) Incident Management
14 59 (11.43%) OWASP
15 57 (11.05%) Identity Management
16 53 (10.27%) Risk Assessment
17 51 (9.88%) Vulnerability Management
18 48 (9.30%) Secure Coding
18 48 (9.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.62%) Python
2 18 (3.49%) Java
3 14 (2.71%) SQL
4 12 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.36%) C
5 7 (1.36%) C++
6 5 (0.97%) R
6 5 (0.97%) Scala
7 4 (0.78%) Bash
8 3 (0.58%) C#
8 3 (0.58%) Go
8 3 (0.58%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.58%) PHP
9 1 (0.19%) Dart
9 1 (0.19%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.19%) Lua
9 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.19%) Ruby
9 1 (0.19%) Rust
9 1 (0.19%) Swift
Qualifications
1 200 (38.76%) CISSP
2 135 (26.16%) CISM
3 120 (23.26%) Degree
4 116 (22.48%) Security Cleared
5 73 (14.15%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (13.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 69 (13.37%) CCSP
8 65 (12.60%) AWS Certification
8 65 (12.60%) Azure Certification
9 52 (10.08%) DV Cleared
10 48 (9.30%) SC Cleared
11 45 (8.72%) CCSK
12 37 (7.17%) CRISC
13 34 (6.59%) CEH
14 33 (6.40%) BPSS Clearance
15 32 (6.20%) Master's Degree
16 29 (5.62%) CISA
16 29 (5.62%) GIAC
17 24 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
18 21 (4.07%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (34.69%) NIST
2 107 (20.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (8.33%) GDPR
4 36 (6.98%) NIST 800
5 34 (6.59%) NCSC
6 25 (4.84%) GRC
6 25 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 23 (4.46%) Cyber Essentials
8 21 (4.07%) PCI DSS
9 14 (2.71%) COBIT
10 11 (2.13%) QA
11 10 (1.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 7 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 7 (1.36%) JSP 440
13 6 (1.16%) Actionable Recommendations
13 6 (1.16%) HIPAA
13 6 (1.16%) IASME
13 6 (1.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
14 5 (0.97%) RMADS
15 4 (0.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (7.75%) Docker
2 30 (5.81%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.29%) vSphere
4 3 (0.58%) Embedded Firmware
4 3 (0.58%) Firmware
5 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) LXC
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (7.95%) Kubernetes
2 36 (6.98%) Single Sign-On
3 22 (4.26%) Terraform
4 10 (1.94%) QRadar
5 6 (1.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 5 (0.97%) Suricata
7 3 (0.58%) Ansible
8 2 (0.39%) CASB
8 2 (0.39%) DatAdvantage
8 2 (0.39%) Istio
8 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.39%) SCCM
8 2 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.19%) Progress Chef
9 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.19%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 105 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.84%) Splunk
3 20 (3.88%) Tripwire
4 17 (3.29%) SolarWinds
4 17 (3.29%) Tanium
5 11 (2.13%) Cisco
6 10 (1.94%) IBM
7 9 (1.74%) Google
7 9 (1.74%) Palo Alto
8 7 (1.36%) Qualys
9 5 (0.97%) CyberArk
9 5 (0.97%) Juniper
9 5 (0.97%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.78%) iManage
10 4 (0.78%) Rapid7
10 4 (0.78%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.58%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.58%) LogRhythm
11 3 (0.58%) New Relic
12 2 (0.39%) ArcSight