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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 122 90 119
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +29
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 6 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 1.20% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.53% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 20
Average salary £71,250 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
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
1577 1307 1692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.01% 78.55% 76.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1043 1492
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £72,500 -
Warrington -19 1 - -
Security Architecture
North West

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (80.00%) Information Security
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) OAuth
4 3 (30.00%) PaaS
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) SABSA
4 3 (30.00%) SAML
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) CISSP
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) DMZ
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Management

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (30.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
1 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) DMZ
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) OAuth
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) SAML
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) RMADS
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) CESG
1 1 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) SABSA
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (10.00%) ISMS
6 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CEH
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Fujitsu