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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 224 229 233
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 27 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.20% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 23
Average salary £57,500 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £46,750 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £97,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
5749 5495 5998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.05% 82.78% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4539 4994
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +15 19 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Cheshire -2 8 £56,858 +13.71%
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 38 (63.33%) Windows
3 34 (56.67%) CISSP
4 33 (55.00%) Penetration Testing
5 25 (41.67%) Linux
5 25 (41.67%) OSCP
5 25 (41.67%) OSCE
6 24 (40.00%) Finance
7 21 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (21.67%) UNIX
9 9 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 9 (15.00%) Security Management
9 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
9 9 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (15.00%) PCI DSS
10 8 (13.33%) Network Design
11 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
11 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
11 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.00%) Security Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 5 (8.33%) Coaching
13 5 (8.33%) Test Strategy
13 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
13 5 (8.33%) Performance Management
13 5 (8.33%) Splunk
13 5 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
13 5 (8.33%) ArcSight
13 5 (8.33%) Project Management
13 5 (8.33%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 5 (8.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Law
2 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (56.67%) Consultant
2 32 (53.33%) Security Consultant
3 24 (40.00%) Tester
3 24 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
4 23 (38.33%) IT Security Consultant
4 23 (38.33%) IT Consultant
5 14 (23.33%) Security Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Security Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Lead Security Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Lead Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) IT Security Architect
8 4 (6.67%) IT Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) Security Specialist
9 2 (3.33%) CLAS Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Information Security Specialist
9 2 (3.33%) Security Tester
9 2 (3.33%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) CESG
2 3 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.67%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 38 (63.33%) Windows
2 25 (41.67%) Linux
3 13 (21.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (76.67%) Information Security
2 33 (55.00%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (15.00%) Security Management
3 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (13.33%) Network Design
5 6 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.33%) Coaching
6 5 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.33%) Project Management
6 5 (8.33%) Service Management
7 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (56.67%) CISSP
2 25 (41.67%) OSCP
2 25 (41.67%) OSCE
3 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Splunk
1 5 (8.33%) ArcSight
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