The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 116 118 143
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +25
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 16 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.83% 0.18% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Security Architecture
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1652 1382 1845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.82% 81.15% 83.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1089 1597
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the Cheshire region.

Security Architecture Salary Trend in Cheshire

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Security Architecture Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Architecture.

1 21 (87.50%) Finance
2 19 (79.17%) Information Security
3 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 9 (37.50%) UNIX
5 9 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
8 4 (16.67%) Web Services
8 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 4 (16.67%) Network Design
8 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (12.50%) XML
9 3 (12.50%) SOA
9 3 (12.50%) VPN
9 3 (12.50%) CISSP
9 3 (12.50%) SAML
9 3 (12.50%) Internet
9 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (12.50%) Banking
9 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (12.50%) JSON
9 3 (12.50%) OAuth
9 3 (12.50%) PaaS
9 3 (12.50%) REST
9 3 (12.50%) SABSA
10 2 (8.33%) ITIL
10 2 (8.33%) SSCP
10 2 (8.33%) CISM

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (12.50%) VPN
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) DMZ
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
General
1 21 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Security Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Information Security Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Information Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) SAML
2 3 (12.50%) JSON
2 3 (12.50%) OAuth
2 3 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) RMADS
2 2 (8.33%) GIS
2 2 (8.33%) CESG
2 2 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Information Security
2 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.67%) Network Design
4 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) SABSA
6 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
6 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 2 (8.33%) ISMS
6 2 (8.33%) IT Governance
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Security Management
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (8.33%) CEH
2 2 (8.33%) CISM
2 2 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS