The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 215 236 244
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 26 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 19
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,200 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £97,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £61,215 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+6.46% +4.54%
Security Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5592 5848 5899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.49% 82.90% 79.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4525 4762 4869
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Security Architecture Salary Trend in the North West

Security Architecture
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 Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 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 14 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Manchester 0 12 £57,500 +13.86% 2
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 49 (80.33%) Information Security
2 43 (70.49%) Windows
3 38 (62.30%) Penetration Testing
4 31 (50.82%) CISSP
5 28 (45.90%) Finance
6 24 (39.34%) Linux
6 24 (39.34%) OSCP
6 24 (39.34%) OSCE
7 22 (36.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (31.15%) UNIX
9 15 (24.59%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (24.59%) Security Management
10 14 (22.95%) Network Design
11 13 (21.31%) Risk Management
11 13 (21.31%) PCI DSS
12 11 (18.03%) Security Testing
13 10 (16.39%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (16.39%) Web Services
14 9 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
16 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
17 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
17 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
17 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
17 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
17 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
17 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
17 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
18 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
18 3 (4.92%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.92%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) WAN
2 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) MPLS
2 2 (3.28%) DSL
2 2 (3.28%) Wireless
2 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.28%) SDH
2 2 (3.28%) Multicast
3 1 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.64%) Network Security
3 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
General
1 28 (45.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Consultant
1 28 (45.90%) Security Consultant
2 23 (37.70%) Penetration Tester
2 23 (37.70%) Tester
3 22 (36.07%) IT Consultant
3 22 (36.07%) IT Security Consultant
4 20 (32.79%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Information Security Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Lead Security Architect
6 4 (6.56%) IT Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Lead Architect
6 4 (6.56%) IT Security Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) Information Specialist
8 1 (1.64%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.28%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 43 (70.49%) Windows
2 24 (39.34%) Linux
3 19 (31.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (80.33%) Information Security
2 38 (62.30%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (24.59%) Risk Assessment
3 15 (24.59%) Security Management
4 14 (22.95%) Network Design
5 13 (21.31%) Risk Management
6 11 (18.03%) Security Testing
7 10 (16.39%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
10 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.92%) Coaching
11 3 (4.92%) Performance Management
11 3 (4.92%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.92%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (4.92%) ITIL
11 3 (4.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (50.82%) CISSP
2 24 (39.34%) OSCP
2 24 (39.34%) OSCE
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) Degree
5 2 (3.28%) CCIE
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CCSA
5 2 (3.28%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (36.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (21.31%) PCI DSS
3 9 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.64%) SLA
4 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) OpenView
1 2 (3.28%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Splunk
1 3 (4.92%) ArcSight
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco
2 2 (3.28%) HP
2 2 (3.28%) Juniper
2 2 (3.28%) Nokia
2 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
2 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
2 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
2 2 (3.28%) F5
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ECS
Salary: Competitive
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Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago