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The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

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

Security Architect
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
13 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 598 485 267
Rank change year-on-year -113 -218 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 293 160 37
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.38% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.42% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 243 135 37
10th Percentile £53,400 £63,521 £73,400
25th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £77,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +3.13%
75th Percentile £97,500 £90,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £103,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 71,141 38,491 8,426
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.47% 93.31% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 43,024 29,754 7,362
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Security Architect
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Security Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Security Architect trend for jobs with a WFH option

Security Architect
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Security Architect.

Security Architect salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Security Architect
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Security Architect over the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

Security Architect salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 13 August 2022, Security Architect job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 133 (45.39%) Security Architecture
2 108 (36.86%) Cybersecurity
3 100 (34.13%) Azure
4 72 (24.57%) Microsoft
5 69 (23.55%) Presales
6 67 (22.87%) Information Security
6 67 (22.87%) Technical Architecture
7 65 (22.18%) CISSP
7 65 (22.18%) Cisco
8 63 (21.50%) AWS
9 60 (20.48%) Security Cleared
10 59 (20.14%) SIEM
11 52 (17.75%) Customer Engagement
11 52 (17.75%) TOGAF
11 52 (17.75%) Social Skills
12 51 (17.41%) Firewall
13 46 (15.70%) WAN
14 45 (15.36%) SC Cleared
15 42 (14.33%) Enterprise Architecture
15 42 (14.33%) LAN
15 42 (14.33%) Identity Access Management
16 41 (13.99%) Threat Modelling
16 41 (13.99%) Network Security
17 39 (13.31%) IT Strategy
17 39 (13.31%) NIST
17 39 (13.31%) Technology Strategy
18 37 (12.63%) SABSA
18 37 (12.63%) Finance
19 36 (12.29%) Agile
20 35 (11.95%) NCSC

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 2 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Eloqua
1 2 (0.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 100 (34.13%) Azure
2 63 (21.50%) AWS
3 27 (9.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (6.14%) Microsoft 365
5 16 (5.46%) GCP
6 15 (5.12%) SaaS
7 9 (3.07%) IaaS
7 9 (3.07%) PaaS
8 7 (2.39%) Mimecast
9 5 (1.71%) Azure Sentinel
9 5 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.71%) Serverless
10 4 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (1.37%) AWS CloudTrail
10 4 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.34%) Azure Key Vault
11 1 (0.34%) Azure Monitor
11 1 (0.34%) Force.com
11 1 (0.34%) Google Kubernetes Engine
11 1 (0.34%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 51 (17.41%) Firewall
2 46 (15.70%) WAN
3 42 (14.33%) LAN
4 41 (13.99%) Network Security
5 33 (11.26%) SD-WAN
6 13 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (2.39%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.05%) DNS
9 5 (1.71%) DHCP
9 5 (1.71%) Internet
10 4 (1.37%) Intranet
10 4 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.02%) LTE
11 3 (1.02%) MPLS
11 3 (1.02%) VPN
12 1 (0.34%) NGFW
12 1 (0.34%) SNMP
12 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.05%) Big Data
1 6 (2.05%) MySQL
1 6 (2.05%) NoSQL
1 6 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.02%) Data Lake
3 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.34%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.02%) ERwin
General
1 52 (17.75%) Social Skills
2 37 (12.63%) Finance
3 31 (10.58%) Public Sector
4 30 (10.24%) Legal
5 29 (9.90%) Back Office
6 28 (9.56%) Influencing Skills
7 27 (9.22%) Law
8 13 (4.44%) Retail
9 12 (4.10%) Manufacturing
10 10 (3.41%) Telecoms
11 8 (2.73%) Electronics
12 7 (2.39%) Presentation Skills
13 6 (2.05%) Marketing
14 5 (1.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 4 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.68%) Banking
17 1 (0.34%) Advertising
17 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.87%) SAML
2 23 (7.85%) OAuth
3 22 (7.51%) OAuth2
3 22 (7.51%) OpenID
4 6 (2.05%) .NET
5 3 (1.02%) LDAP
6 1 (0.34%) COM
6 1 (0.34%) Middleware
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.22%) Management Information System
2 24 (8.19%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.17%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (2.73%) PKI
5 6 (2.05%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (1.37%) Blog
6 4 (1.37%) Replication
7 3 (1.02%) Renewable Energy
7 3 (1.02%) TM Forum
8 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.68%) SCADA
9 1 (0.34%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.34%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.34%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.83%) Windows
2 7 (2.39%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.37%) Linux
4 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (45.39%) Security Architecture
2 108 (36.86%) Cybersecurity
3 69 (23.55%) Presales
4 67 (22.87%) Information Security
4 67 (22.87%) Technical Architecture
5 59 (20.14%) SIEM
6 52 (17.75%) Customer Engagement
6 52 (17.75%) TOGAF
7 42 (14.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 42 (14.33%) Identity Access Management
8 41 (13.99%) Threat Modelling
9 39 (13.31%) IT Strategy
9 39 (13.31%) Technology Strategy
10 37 (12.63%) SABSA
11 36 (12.29%) Agile
12 31 (10.58%) Business Strategy
12 31 (10.58%) Information Assurance
13 30 (10.24%) Project Delivery
13 30 (10.24%) Risk Management
14 25 (8.53%) SOAR
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.07%) SQL
2 6 (2.05%) C
2 6 (2.05%) JavaScript
2 6 (2.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (22.18%) CISSP
2 60 (20.48%) Security Cleared
3 45 (15.36%) SC Cleared
4 33 (11.26%) CISM
5 25 (8.53%) DV Cleared
6 14 (4.78%) CISA
7 11 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.75%) GIAC
8 10 (3.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 7 (2.39%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (2.05%) CEH
10 6 (2.05%) CRISC
10 6 (2.05%) CSSLP
10 6 (2.05%) Degree
11 5 (1.71%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.71%) SANS
12 3 (1.02%) CASP
12 3 (1.02%) SSCP
13 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.31%) NIST
2 35 (11.95%) NCSC
3 31 (10.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (6.83%) PCI DSS
5 18 (6.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 15 (5.12%) GDPR
7 10 (3.41%) JSP 440
8 9 (3.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (2.73%) Government Security Classifications
10 7 (2.39%) GRC
10 7 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 7 (2.39%) QA
11 5 (1.71%) GAMP
11 5 (1.71%) HIPAA
12 4 (1.37%) NIST 800
13 3 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (1.02%) ISO 31000
14 2 (0.68%) HMG Infosec
14 2 (0.68%) RMADS
System Software
1 34 (11.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.68%) Embedded Firmware
3 2 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (7.51%) FortiGate
2 17 (5.80%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (3.07%) CASB
4 6 (2.05%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.02%) SCOM
7 2 (0.68%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (0.68%) QRadar
7 2 (0.68%) Terraform
8 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 72 (24.57%) Microsoft
2 65 (22.18%) Cisco
3 27 (9.22%) Fortinet
4 15 (5.12%) Google
5 13 (4.44%) Palo Alto
6 8 (2.73%) SAP
7 7 (2.39%) F5
7 7 (2.39%) Netskope
7 7 (2.39%) Proofpoint
8 5 (1.71%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.71%) Sparx
9 4 (1.37%) VMware
9 4 (1.37%) Zscaler
10 3 (1.02%) BMC
10 3 (1.02%) CyberArk
10 3 (1.02%) Dell
10 3 (1.02%) Oracle
10 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.68%) LogRhythm
11 2 (0.68%) Rapid7