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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 198 196 195
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 10 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.17% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.21% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 1
Average salary £42,500 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
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
4119 4216 3578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.68% 77.37% 74.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3408 3572 3020
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 August 2014. 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 -2 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (46.43%) Cognos
2 13 (46.43%) Cognos Powerplay
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (46.43%) Cognos TM1
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (46.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 12 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 12 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 12 (42.86%) DataStage
3 12 (42.86%) FTP
3 12 (42.86%) Citrix
3 12 (42.86%) VBA
3 12 (42.86%) Cognos Impromptu
3 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 12 (42.86%) ETL
4 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 6 (21.43%) Degree
6 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) Hyperion
6 5 (17.86%) ERP
6 5 (17.86%) SAP
7 4 (14.29%) CISSP
7 4 (14.29%) Network Design
7 4 (14.29%) Firewall
7 4 (14.29%) Infor

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Cognos TM1
2 12 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) FTP
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) WLAN
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (46.43%) Cognos Powerplay
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (46.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 12 (42.86%) DataStage
3 12 (42.86%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (7.14%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) ActiveReports
General
1 12 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) German Language
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
1 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Architect
2 11 (39.29%) Cognos Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Cognos BI Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Report Developer
5 2 (7.14%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 2 (7.14%) CESG
3 2 (7.14%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (7.14%) GIS
3 2 (7.14%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) AIX
1 3 (10.71%) Solaris
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (42.86%) ETL
3 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (17.86%) ERP
5 4 (14.29%) Network Design
6 3 (10.71%) ISMS
6 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) SOA
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security
7 2 (7.14%) IT Governance
7 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
8 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.57%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (3.57%) SABSA
8 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) Degree
3 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) CISSP
5 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.14%) SSCP
6 2 (7.14%) CISM
6 2 (7.14%) CEH
7 1 (3.57%) CCIE
7 1 (3.57%) CCSP
7 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) PowerHA
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Cognos
2 12 (42.86%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) Hyperion
3 5 (17.86%) SAP
4 4 (14.29%) Infor
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint