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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 215 239 244
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 24 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 10
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
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
5433 5856 5892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 82.49% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4331 4729 4868
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 +22 16 £52,500 -
Manchester +2 3 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Merseyside - 3 - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (76.67%) Information Security
2 41 (68.33%) Windows
3 37 (61.67%) Penetration Testing
4 32 (53.33%) CISSP
5 24 (40.00%) Linux
5 24 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (40.00%) OSCP
5 24 (40.00%) OSCE
6 23 (38.33%) Finance
7 17 (28.33%) UNIX
8 16 (26.67%) Security Management
9 15 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (25.00%) PCI DSS
10 13 (21.67%) Network Design
10 13 (21.67%) Risk Management
11 12 (20.00%) Security Testing
12 11 (18.33%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (18.33%) Web Services
13 6 (10.00%) Project Management
13 6 (10.00%) Service Management
13 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
13 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
15 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
15 4 (6.67%) Coaching
15 4 (6.67%) Degree
15 4 (6.67%) Performance Management
15 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
15 4 (6.67%) Splunk

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) WAN
2 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) MPLS
2 2 (3.33%) DSL
2 2 (3.33%) Wireless
2 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.33%) Network Security
2 2 (3.33%) SDH
2 2 (3.33%) Multicast
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Law
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) Consultant
1 28 (46.67%) Security Consultant
2 23 (38.33%) Tester
2 23 (38.33%) Penetration Tester
3 22 (36.67%) IT Consultant
3 22 (36.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 19 (31.67%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) IT Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 4 (6.67%) IT Security Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Lead Security Architect
6 2 (3.33%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Security Specialist
7 1 (1.67%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (1.67%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.33%) IPTV
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 41 (68.33%) Windows
2 24 (40.00%) Linux
3 17 (28.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (76.67%) Information Security
2 37 (61.67%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (26.67%) Security Management
4 15 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (21.67%) Network Design
5 13 (21.67%) Risk Management
6 12 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 11 (18.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (10.00%) Project Management
8 6 (10.00%) Service Management
8 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (6.67%) Performance Management
10 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
10 4 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (53.33%) CISSP
2 24 (40.00%) OSCP
2 24 (40.00%) OSCE
3 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.33%) CCSA
4 2 (3.33%) CCSE
4 2 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (1.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.67%) SLA
4 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) OpenView
1 2 (3.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Splunk
1 4 (6.67%) ArcSight
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco
2 2 (3.33%) HP
2 2 (3.33%) Juniper
2 2 (3.33%) Nokia
2 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.33%) Blue Coat
2 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
2 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (3.33%) F5
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