Period
to 10 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Security Architect was - in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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

Security Architect
UK > Wales
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 121 133
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 1 6 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 0.080% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 5
Median annual salary - £72,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.83% -
UK median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,201 1,686 1,845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 95.15% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,023 1,454 1,537
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,300
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,925 £57,946
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Security Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Wales

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in Wales

Security Architect
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Wales region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +11 1 - -
Security Architect
UK

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, Security Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) IISP
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Master's Degree
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Technology Roadmap

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Technology Roadmap
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) IISP
1 1 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (100.00%) Master's Degree
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF Certification