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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 162 185 183
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 18 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.025% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.026% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 7
Average salary £69,000 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,625 £72,500 £64,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £62,500 £71,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.97%
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
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (52.17%) Information Security
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) MS Office
2 11 (47.83%) N-Tier
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (47.83%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (47.83%) Risk Analysis
3 10 (43.48%) Degree
4 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
5 8 (34.78%) CISSP
6 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
7 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
7 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
7 5 (21.74%) Splunk
7 5 (21.74%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (21.74%) ArcSight
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) CISM
7 5 (21.74%) IIS
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) WAN
8 4 (17.39%) IBM
8 4 (17.39%) SaaS
9 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
10 2 (8.70%) IT Governance

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) N-Tier
2 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Information Security
2 11 (47.83%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (47.83%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (47.83%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
3 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
5 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
5 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
6 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 8 (34.78%) CISSP
3 5 (21.74%) CISM
4 2 (8.70%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Splunk
2 5 (21.74%) ArcSight
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) IBM
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