The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 193 172 183
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.048% 0.16% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.17% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £70,000 £125,000 £65,240
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +91.60%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +10.71%
Security Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3949 3512 3690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 94.36% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3349 3034 3278
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Security Architect Salary Trend in Manchester

Security Architect
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Security Architect in their job title 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 with Security Architect in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SAML
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Security Architect in their job title 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 with Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) SOA