The average salary for a Security Architect, IT in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$160,994 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$123,303 - AU$187,309
AU$120K
AU$140K
AU$190K
MEDIAN: AU$138,555
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Salary AU$123,303 - AU$187,309
Bonus AU$13,524
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AU$125,948 - AU$218,430
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

Job Description for Security Architect, IT

An information technology (IT) security architect is responsible for the network and computer security for their company. At the early stages of the security life cycle, the security architect acts as a project leader to plan, research, and design elements of security. The security architect starts by creating a general design, planning intended features and functionality. Then, the security architect delegates tasks to members of an assigned programming team to develop the modules necessary for the final security structure. After the pieces have been created, the security architect integrates the security modules and begins testing the final security structure to ensure it behaves as intended. The IT security architect then develops the company policies and procedures for how their company's employees will use the security systems. After researching possible authentication protocols, the security architect selects a scheme to use and implements the selected protocols.

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Security Architect, IT Tasks

  • Research, design, and oversee implementation of information technology, systems, and policies for information security in support of business needs.

Security Architect, IT Job Listings

Key Stats for Security Architect, IT

Less than 1 year
5%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Security Architect, IT Salaries

▲1%

National Average
AU$148,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Security Architect, IT Salaries

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 81%