The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architect
England / Yorkshire
Rank 227 250 270
Rank change year-on-year +23 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 11 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.14% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.14% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 1
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5241 6267 7237
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.67% 97.19% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4558 5217 5843
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Yorkshire

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in Yorkshire

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in Yorkshire

Security Architect
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +21 7 £56,250 +2.27% 1
North Yorkshire +4 4 £75,000 +15.38%
Security Architect
England

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the Yorkshire region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) CISSP
1 10 (62.50%) PCI DSS
1 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (56.25%) TOGAF
2 9 (56.25%) CISM
2 9 (56.25%) Information Security
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (43.75%) Internet
4 7 (43.75%) Mainframe
4 7 (43.75%) Security Architecture
4 7 (43.75%) Matrix Management
4 7 (43.75%) Virtual Team
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (25.00%) Validation
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) CCNP
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Juniper
6 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) WAN
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (25.00%) Network Design
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server

Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 7 (43.75%) Internet
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Mainframe
1 7 (43.75%) Virtual Team
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
1 9 (56.25%) TOGAF
2 7 (43.75%) Matrix Management
2 7 (43.75%) Security Architecture
2 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Network Design
3 4 (25.00%) Network Management
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) SABSA
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CISSP
2 9 (56.25%) CISM
3 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CEH
4 1 (6.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (62.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) Juniper
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft