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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 244 221 236
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 17 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.42% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 18
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £64,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £58,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £84,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.51%
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
6211 5443 5765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 79.39% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5049 4615 4953
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Security Architecture Salary Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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 -15 8 £70,000 -
Manchester +4 7 £70,000 -17.64% 2
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (66.67%) Information Security
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) Internet
4 7 (29.17%) CESG
4 7 (29.17%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
4 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (25.00%) Network Security
5 6 (25.00%) CISSP
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (20.83%) Juniper
6 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco
6 5 (20.83%) CCIE
6 5 (20.83%) CCNP
6 5 (20.83%) CCIP
6 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (20.83%) RMDS
6 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Network Management
7 4 (16.67%) F5
7 4 (16.67%) REST
7 4 (16.67%) ISMS
7 4 (16.67%) RMADS
7 4 (16.67%) PaaS

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
2 6 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.67%) Multicast
3 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (16.67%) Wireless
3 4 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 4 (16.67%) MPLS
3 4 (16.67%) DSL
3 4 (16.67%) SDH
3 4 (16.67%) WAN
3 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) DMZ
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Security Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Security Architect
3 5 (20.83%) CLAS Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) IT Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Principle Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Security Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) SAML
2 4 (16.67%) JSON
2 4 (16.67%) OAuth
2 4 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) CESG
1 7 (29.17%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (16.67%) IPTV
2 4 (16.67%) RMADS
3 2 (8.33%) GIS
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Information Security
2 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
3 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.83%) Network Management
4 4 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (16.67%) SABSA
4 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 4 (16.67%) ISMS
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) OWASP
5 3 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
6 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.33%) IT Governance
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCIE
2 5 (20.83%) CCNP
2 5 (20.83%) CCIP
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) OSCP
3 3 (12.50%) OSCE
3 3 (12.50%) CISM
3 3 (12.50%) SSCP
4 2 (8.33%) CEH
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) CISA
5 1 (4.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) OpenView
1 4 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco
1 5 (20.83%) Juniper
1 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
2 4 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (16.67%) Riverbed
2 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 4 (16.67%) F5
2 4 (16.67%) Nokia
2 4 (16.67%) HP
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