The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 230 249 238
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 11 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.071% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.074% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 10
Average salary £61,215 £97,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.21% +85.71%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £62,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.14%
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
6208 6720 6975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.30% 95.51% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4954 5439 5861
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,714 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Security Architect Salary Trend in the North West

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 Security Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Cheshire +9 6 £61,215 -
Manchester +2 5 - -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) SaaS
3 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) SAML
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
2 2 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) SAML
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
1 2 (14.29%) OAuth
1 2 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 2 (14.29%) BYOD
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) IBM