The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Architect
Rank 240 - 237
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Architect 13 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% - 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% - 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 0
Average salary £69,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £55,000 £60,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
IT Security Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6528 7056 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.51% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5429 5734 5556
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Security Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IT Security Architect Salary Trend in the North West

IT Security Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
Manchester - 13 £69,000 -
IT Security Architect
England

IT Security Architect
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Security Architect in their job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
1 8 (53.33%) N-Tier
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 8 (53.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
1 8 (53.33%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) CISSP
3 5 (33.33%) CISM
3 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) Splunk
3 5 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
4 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.67%) ISACA

IT Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) N-Tier
2 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
1 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 8 (53.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (53.33%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 5 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
3 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) CISSP
3 5 (33.33%) CISM
4 1 (6.67%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Splunk
2 5 (33.33%) ArcSight