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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 213 225 240
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 22 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.36% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 10
Median salary £67,500 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +11.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £52,250 £44,900
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £61,215 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
4902 5603 6000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.62% 87.53% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4146 4456 4832
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +23 20 £65,500 +31.00% 3
Cheshire +6 1 - - 1
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 28 (50.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (45.45%) Network Security
2 25 (45.45%) Information Security
3 22 (40.00%) CISSP
4 17 (30.91%) Banking
5 16 (29.09%) Risk Assessment
6 15 (27.27%) Windows
7 14 (25.45%) Web Services
7 14 (25.45%) Unix
7 14 (25.45%) Security Management
7 14 (25.45%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (25.45%) Degree
7 14 (25.45%) Security Testing
8 13 (23.64%) Time Management
8 13 (23.64%) Android
8 13 (23.64%) Reverse Engineering
8 13 (23.64%) Apple iOS
8 13 (23.64%) SIEM
8 13 (23.64%) Management Information System
8 13 (23.64%) Wireless
8 13 (23.64%) Finance
8 13 (23.64%) Network Design
8 13 (23.64%) Blackberry
8 13 (23.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 13 (23.64%) TCP/IP
8 13 (23.64%) Social Engineering
8 13 (23.64%) Server Hardening
8 13 (23.64%) SDLC
8 13 (23.64%) Compliance Audit
8 13 (23.64%) Software Audit

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (45.45%) Network Security
2 13 (23.64%) TCP/IP
2 13 (23.64%) Wireless
3 3 (5.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.64%) SSL
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) VPN
5 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) GitLab
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.64%) MSI
General
1 17 (30.91%) Banking
2 13 (23.64%) Finance
3 11 (20.00%) Law
4 8 (14.55%) Games
5 3 (5.45%) Legal
6 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Architect
1 18 (32.73%) Security Architect
2 15 (27.27%) Consultant
3 13 (23.64%) Penetration Tester
3 13 (23.64%) Tester
4 12 (21.82%) Security Consultant
4 12 (21.82%) Senior Architect
4 12 (21.82%) Senior Security Architect
5 11 (20.00%) Applications Tester
5 11 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
5 11 (20.00%) Security Penetration Tester
5 11 (20.00%) Security Tester
6 10 (18.18%) Domain Architect
6 10 (18.18%) IT Consultant
6 10 (18.18%) IT Security Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) IT Architect
7 5 (9.09%) IT Security Architect
8 4 (7.27%) IT Manager
8 4 (7.27%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) JSON
2 1 (1.82%) OAuth
2 1 (1.82%) REST
2 1 (1.82%) SAML
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Blackberry
1 13 (23.64%) Management Information System
2 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Wiki
5 1 (1.82%) BYOD
5 1 (1.82%) CESG
5 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Unix
3 13 (23.64%) Android
3 13 (23.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Information Security
2 16 (29.09%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (25.45%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (25.45%) Security Management
3 14 (25.45%) Security Testing
4 13 (23.64%) Compliance Audit
4 13 (23.64%) Network Design
4 13 (23.64%) Reverse Engineering
4 13 (23.64%) SDLC
4 13 (23.64%) Server Hardening
4 13 (23.64%) SIEM
4 13 (23.64%) Social Engineering
4 13 (23.64%) Software Audit
4 13 (23.64%) Time Management
5 12 (21.82%) Security Operations
5 12 (21.82%) TOGAF
5 12 (21.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 11 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
6 11 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.64%) Python
1 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) CISSP
2 14 (25.45%) Degree
3 11 (20.00%) IISP
4 10 (18.18%) CISM
5 2 (3.64%) ISACA
6 1 (1.82%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.82%) CLAS
6 1 (1.82%) GCIA
6 1 (1.82%) GIAC
6 1 (1.82%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (50.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (23.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 12 (21.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.82%) PA-DSS
4 1 (1.82%) QA
4 1 (1.82%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) QRadar
2 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 11 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
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