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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 217 225 244
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +19
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 21 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 7
Average salary £52,500 £46,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,800 £51,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £61,108 £61,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+0.17% -2.40%
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
5153 5567 5777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.57% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4473 4870
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 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +6 12 £52,500 - 3
Manchester +13 4 £50,000 +7.52% 5
Merseyside - 3 - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (70.21%) Information Security
2 30 (63.83%) Penetration Testing
2 30 (63.83%) Windows
3 29 (61.70%) CISSP
4 19 (40.43%) Linux
4 19 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (40.43%) OSCP
4 19 (40.43%) OSCE
5 16 (34.04%) PCI DSS
6 14 (29.79%) Security Management
6 14 (29.79%) Finance
7 12 (25.53%) Risk Management
8 11 (23.40%) Network Design
8 11 (23.40%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (23.40%) UNIX
8 11 (23.40%) Web Services
8 11 (23.40%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (23.40%) Security Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (12.77%) Project Management
10 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
10 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
10 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (10.64%) Splunk
11 5 (10.64%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (10.64%) ArcSight
11 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
11 5 (10.64%) Degree
11 5 (10.64%) Service Management
11 5 (10.64%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.64%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.26%) SDH
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) MPLS
2 2 (4.26%) DSL
2 2 (4.26%) Wireless
2 2 (4.26%) Multicast
2 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.13%) Network Security
3 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Law
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Consultant
1 24 (51.06%) Security Consultant
2 19 (40.43%) IT Security Consultant
2 19 (40.43%) Penetration Tester
2 19 (40.43%) Tester
2 19 (40.43%) IT Consultant
3 12 (25.53%) Security Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Architect
5 5 (10.64%) IT Security Architect
5 5 (10.64%) IT Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Security Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Lead Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Lead Security Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.26%) IT Services Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Project Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) IT Security Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) IPTV
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Linux
3 11 (23.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Information Security
2 30 (63.83%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (29.79%) Security Management
4 12 (25.53%) Risk Management
5 11 (23.40%) Network Design
5 11 (23.40%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (23.40%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (23.40%) Security Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (12.77%) Project Management
7 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
7 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (10.64%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
8 5 (10.64%) Service Management
9 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) CISSP
2 19 (40.43%) OSCP
2 19 (40.43%) OSCE
3 5 (10.64%) Degree
4 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) CCIE
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.26%) CCSA
5 2 (4.26%) CISM
5 2 (4.26%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (34.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) OpenView
1 2 (4.26%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Splunk
1 5 (10.64%) ArcSight
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco
2 2 (4.26%) HP
2 2 (4.26%) Juniper
2 2 (4.26%) Nokia
2 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
2 2 (4.26%) F5
2 2 (4.26%) Riverbed
2 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Pro Rata
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago