The median annual salary for a Security Technical Architect was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Technical Architect
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 - 983
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Technical Architect 14 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% - 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% - 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 3
Median salary £87,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £87,500 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83969 99568 107222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.34% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69775 83625 87443
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Security Technical Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Technical Architect in the UK

Security Technical Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Technical Architect.

Salary trend for Security Technical Architect in the UK

Security Technical Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Technical Architect over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Technical Architect in the UK

Security Technical Architect
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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 - 14 £87,500 - 2
South East - 6 £87,500 -
North West - 5 £87,500 -
Manchester - 5 £87,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £87,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £87,500 -
Marlow - 3 £87,500 -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £87,500 -

Security Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Security Technical Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Security Technical Architect in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (50.00%) CCIE
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (30.00%) CCNP
3 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (30.00%) Presales
4 5 (25.00%) Network Security
4 5 (25.00%) Juniper
4 5 (25.00%) CISSP
5 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 4 (20.00%) CCSM
5 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Information Security
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) Forcepoint
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Sophos
7 2 (10.00%) Games
7 2 (10.00%) CESG

Security Technical Architect Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) CESG
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.00%) Eurex
2 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) CentOS
1 1 (5.00%) Debian
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.00%) SUSE
1 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Presales
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.00%) People Management
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.00%) SIEM
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CCIE
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCNP
3 5 (25.00%) CISSP
4 4 (20.00%) CCSM
5 2 (10.00%) CCSE
6 1 (5.00%) CISA
6 1 (5.00%) CLAS
6 1 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) BS7799
2 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) QRadar
1 1 (5.00%) RSA Security Analytics
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (15.00%) Forcepoint
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) Sophos
7 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
7 1 (5.00%) CQG
7 1 (5.00%) Fidessa
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) NYFIX
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) Reuters
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec