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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 220 239 253
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +14
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 33 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.13% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.16% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 4
Average salary £50,000 £92,500 £61,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.94% +49.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £125,000 £68,050
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
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
6191 5545 6104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.64% 80.61% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5325 4641 5367
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +5 16 £50,000 -4.76%
Manchester -3 14 £57,500 -54.00% 2
Lancashire - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 36 (78.26%) Information Security
2 27 (58.70%) Finance
3 21 (45.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (41.30%) Windows
5 16 (34.78%) CISSP
6 13 (28.26%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Linux
8 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 9 (19.57%) UNIX
8 9 (19.57%) OSCP
8 9 (19.57%) OSCE
9 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
10 7 (15.22%) CESG
10 7 (15.22%) CESG CLAS
10 7 (15.22%) PCI DSS
11 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
11 6 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (13.04%) Network Security
11 6 (13.04%) TOGAF
12 5 (10.87%) Project Management
12 5 (10.87%) Service Management
12 5 (10.87%) IIS
12 5 (10.87%) Web Services
12 5 (10.87%) RMDS
12 5 (10.87%) Degree
12 5 (10.87%) Performance Management
12 5 (10.87%) Coaching
12 5 (10.87%) Splunk
12 5 (10.87%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (10.87%) ArcSight

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (10.87%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Network Security
2 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (8.70%) VPN
2 4 (8.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) DMZ
General
1 27 (58.70%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Law
2 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Consultant
2 18 (39.13%) Security Consultant
3 11 (23.91%) Security Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) IT Security Consultant
4 8 (17.39%) Penetration Tester
4 8 (17.39%) Tester
4 8 (17.39%) IT Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Architect
5 6 (13.04%) Security Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Information Security Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) CLAS Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Principle Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Security Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Security Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Information Specialist
9 1 (2.17%) Lead Security Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) XML
2 4 (8.70%) SAML
2 4 (8.70%) JSON
2 4 (8.70%) OAuth
2 4 (8.70%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) CESG
1 7 (15.22%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (8.70%) RMADS
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) GIS
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Linux
3 9 (19.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (78.26%) Information Security
2 13 (28.26%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 6 (13.04%) TOGAF
4 6 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.87%) Coaching
5 5 (10.87%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
5 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (10.87%) Security Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Performance Management
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Service Management
6 4 (8.70%) SOA
6 4 (8.70%) ISMS
6 4 (8.70%) Network Design
6 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.70%) SABSA
6 4 (8.70%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) CISSP
2 9 (19.57%) OSCP
2 9 (19.57%) OSCE
3 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) SSCP
4 2 (4.35%) CISM
4 2 (4.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (45.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 7 (15.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Splunk
1 5 (10.87%) ArcSight
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