The median annual salary for a Senior Security Architect was £83,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Senior Security Architect
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 929 940
Rank change year-on-year +101 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Architect 24 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.020% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.021% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 7
Median salary £83,750 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.07% -3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £64,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £100,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +53.84% -7.14%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Architect in the UK

Senior Security Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Architect in the UK

Senior Security Architect
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Senior Security Architect in the UK

Senior Security Architect
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +74 17 £80,000 +18.51% 3
London +77 16 £80,000 +6.66% 2
South East +61 1 £75,000 +20.00% 1
Berkshire +39 1 £75,000 +20.00%
Feltham - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £82,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior Security 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 Senior Security Architect in the job title.

1 32 (74.42%) Security Architecture
2 23 (53.49%) TOGAF
3 22 (51.16%) Information Security
4 19 (44.19%) CISSP
5 18 (41.86%) CISM
6 16 (37.21%) SABSA
7 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (27.91%) PCI DSS
9 11 (25.58%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (23.26%) Information Assurance
10 10 (23.26%) Mentoring
10 10 (23.26%) Finance
10 10 (23.26%) SDLC
10 10 (23.26%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (20.93%) CESG Certified Professional
11 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (20.93%) SIEM
11 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (18.60%) Project Management
12 8 (18.60%) Identity Access Management
13 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
13 7 (16.28%) Degree
13 7 (16.28%) Big Data
13 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
14 6 (13.95%) Presales
14 6 (13.95%) Time Management
14 6 (13.95%) Statistics
14 6 (13.95%) ISSAP
14 6 (13.95%) Firewall

Senior Security 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.30%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Firewall
1 6 (13.95%) LAN
1 6 (13.95%) WAN
2 5 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 4 (9.30%) Wireless
4 2 (4.65%) BGP
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.65%) EIGRP
4 2 (4.65%) MPLS
4 2 (4.65%) Network Security
4 2 (4.65%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Middleware
1 4 (9.30%) RESTful
2 1 (2.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.63%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (9.30%) CESG
3 4 (9.30%) Social Media
4 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Blog
6 1 (2.33%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (2.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Security Architecture
2 23 (53.49%) TOGAF
3 22 (51.16%) Information Security
4 16 (37.21%) SABSA
5 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (25.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (23.26%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (23.26%) Information Assurance
7 10 (23.26%) Mentoring
7 10 (23.26%) SDLC
8 9 (20.93%) SIEM
9 8 (18.60%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (18.60%) Project Management
10 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
11 6 (13.95%) Presales
11 6 (13.95%) Statistics
11 6 (13.95%) Time Management
12 5 (11.63%) Coaching
12 5 (11.63%) MODAF
12 5 (11.63%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
1 1 (2.33%) Java
1 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) CISSP
2 18 (41.86%) CISM
3 9 (20.93%) CESG Certified Professional
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (16.28%) Degree
4 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
5 6 (13.95%) CISA
5 6 (13.95%) ISSAP
6 5 (11.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (11.63%) CREST Certified
7 4 (9.30%) CCIE
7 4 (9.30%) CCNP
7 4 (9.30%) CCSP
7 4 (9.30%) GIAC
8 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.65%) CCDP
9 2 (4.65%) JNCIA
9 2 (4.65%) JNCIS
10 1 (2.33%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) PCI DSS
2 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco
2 4 (9.30%) Juniper
3 2 (4.65%) Arista
3 2 (4.65%) Meraki
3 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.33%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) NetIQ
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: £95k to £130k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday