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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 220 229 268
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +39
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 35 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 7
Average salary £50,000 £125,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.00% +108.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,880
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £125,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £66,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +10.41%
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
6141 5498 6364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.04% 80.86% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5289 4576 5617
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Manchester -12 17 £57,500 -54.00% 2
Cheshire +5 16 £50,000 -
Lancashire - 3 - - 1
Merseyside - 3 - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 42 (80.77%) Information Security
2 27 (51.92%) Finance
3 25 (48.08%) Windows
4 22 (42.31%) CISSP
5 21 (40.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (36.54%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (30.77%) Linux
8 15 (28.85%) OSCP
8 15 (28.85%) OSCE
9 9 (17.31%) UNIX
9 9 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 8 (15.38%) Risk Management
11 7 (13.46%) CESG
11 7 (13.46%) CESG CLAS
11 7 (13.46%) PCI DSS
12 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
12 6 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (11.54%) TOGAF
12 6 (11.54%) Network Security
13 5 (9.62%) Project Management
13 5 (9.62%) Service Management
13 5 (9.62%) SQL
13 5 (9.62%) IIS
13 5 (9.62%) Web Services
13 5 (9.62%) Performance Management
13 5 (9.62%) Security Testing
13 5 (9.62%) RMDS
13 5 (9.62%) Degree
13 5 (9.62%) Coaching
13 5 (9.62%) Splunk

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Network Security
2 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (7.69%) VPN
2 4 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) DMZ
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Law
2 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Consultant
2 24 (46.15%) Security Consultant
3 14 (26.92%) Tester
3 14 (26.92%) Penetration Tester
4 13 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 13 (25.00%) IT Consultant
5 11 (21.15%) Security Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Security Architect
6 6 (11.54%) Architect
7 5 (9.62%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Information Security Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) CLAS Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Security Specialist
9 3 (5.77%) Security Tester
10 2 (3.85%) Information Specialist
10 2 (3.85%) Lead Security Consultant
10 2 (3.85%) Information Security Specialist
10 2 (3.85%) Principle Consultant
11 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 1 (1.92%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) XML
2 4 (7.69%) SAML
2 4 (7.69%) JSON
2 4 (7.69%) OAuth
2 4 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) CESG
1 7 (13.46%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (7.69%) RMADS
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Linux
3 9 (17.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Information Security
2 19 (36.54%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 6 (11.54%) TOGAF
4 6 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.62%) Coaching
5 5 (9.62%) OWASP
5 5 (9.62%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (9.62%) Test Strategy
5 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (9.62%) Security Testing
5 5 (9.62%) Performance Management
5 5 (9.62%) Project Management
5 5 (9.62%) Service Management
6 4 (7.69%) Security Management
6 4 (7.69%) SOA
6 4 (7.69%) ISMS
6 4 (7.69%) Network Design
6 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) CISSP
2 15 (28.85%) OSCP
2 15 (28.85%) OSCE
3 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) SSCP
4 2 (3.85%) CISM
4 2 (3.85%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (40.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 7 (13.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Splunk
1 5 (9.62%) ArcSight
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum + Company car
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago