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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 231 243 207
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -36
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 22 6 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.084% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.10% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 31
Average salary £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-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
5612 5961 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.07% 83.34% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4753 4939
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Manchester +20 15 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Cheshire +4 7 £70,000 +5.66%
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (53.33%) PCI DSS
3 21 (46.67%) Finance
4 18 (40.00%) Information Security
4 18 (40.00%) CISSP
5 16 (35.56%) Risk Management
5 16 (35.56%) Data Centre
6 15 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (31.11%) Splunk
7 14 (31.11%) ArcSight
7 14 (31.11%) Degree
8 13 (28.89%) IIS
8 13 (28.89%) UNIX
9 12 (26.67%) Windows
9 12 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (26.67%) Security Management
9 12 (26.67%) Performance Management
9 12 (26.67%) Portfolio Management
10 11 (24.44%) SDLC
10 11 (24.44%) Server Hardening
10 11 (24.44%) Security Testing
10 11 (24.44%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (24.44%) Network Design
10 11 (24.44%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (24.44%) Web Services
11 9 (20.00%) Project Management
11 9 (20.00%) Service Management
11 9 (20.00%) Law
11 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (17.78%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (28.89%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SDH
1 2 (4.44%) WAN
1 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
1 2 (4.44%) MPLS
1 2 (4.44%) DSL
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
1 2 (4.44%) Wireless
1 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
1 2 (4.44%) Multicast
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) IPsec
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
General
1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Law
3 8 (17.78%) Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Architect
2 15 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 13 (28.89%) Consultant
4 12 (26.67%) Security Consultant
5 9 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 9 (20.00%) IT Consultant
5 9 (20.00%) Security Architect
5 9 (20.00%) IT Architect
5 9 (20.00%) IT Security Architect
6 8 (17.78%) Senior Architect
7 5 (11.11%) Senior IT Security Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Security Architect
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.89%) Lead Architect
8 4 (8.89%) Lead Security Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Security Manager
10 2 (4.44%) IT Services Manager
10 2 (4.44%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Cryptography
2 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) IPTV
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) UNIX
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Information Security
2 16 (35.56%) Risk Management
3 15 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (26.67%) Security Management
4 12 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (26.67%) Performance Management
4 12 (26.67%) Portfolio Management
5 11 (24.44%) Security Testing
5 11 (24.44%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (24.44%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (24.44%) Network Design
5 11 (24.44%) Server Hardening
5 11 (24.44%) SDLC
6 9 (20.00%) Project Management
6 9 (20.00%) Service Management
6 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (17.78%) TOGAF
8 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
9 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 5 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
2 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) CISSP
2 14 (31.11%) Degree
3 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) CISM
3 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.44%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (4.44%) CCSA
5 2 (4.44%) CCSE
5 2 (4.44%) CCIE
6 1 (2.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (53.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) OpenView
1 2 (4.44%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Splunk
1 14 (31.11%) ArcSight
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco
2 2 (4.44%) HP
2 2 (4.44%) Juniper
2 2 (4.44%) Nokia
2 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
2 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
2 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
2 2 (4.44%) F5
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago