The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 196 193 192
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 15 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.41% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 4
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £61,000 £63,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.31% +6.25%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4470 4406 4010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.82% 81.58% 78.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3699 3695 3359
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the West Midlands region.

Security Architecture Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Security Architecture Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Security Architecture
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham -7 10 £55,000 +15.78%
Shropshire - 3 - -
West Bromwich - 2 £75,000 -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (58.33%) Information Security
2 13 (54.17%) CISSP
3 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (20.83%) Business Development
5 5 (20.83%) OWASP
5 5 (20.83%) OSCP
5 5 (20.83%) OSCE
5 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.83%) Cyber Security
6 4 (16.67%) Matrix Management
7 3 (12.50%) CISM
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.50%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco
7 3 (12.50%) GIAC
7 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 3 (12.50%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Architect
2 10 (41.67%) Security Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Penetration Tester
4 4 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) IT Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) IT Architect
5 3 (12.50%) IT Security Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Information Security
2 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (20.83%) Business Development
2 5 (20.83%) OWASP
2 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
2 5 (20.83%) Cyber Security
3 4 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
4 3 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) SIEM
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) SABSA
5 2 (8.33%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) C
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) CISSP
2 5 (20.83%) OSCP
2 5 (20.83%) OSCE
3 3 (12.50%) CISM
3 3 (12.50%) GIAC
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) SAP