The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 173 189 190
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 24 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.26% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.34% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 0
Average salary £47,500 £49,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3890 3842 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.67% 76.70% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3221 2856
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Security Architecture
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 7 £47,500 -
Shropshire +3 3 £72,500 +16.00%
Solihull - 2 - -
Worcestershire 0 1 £42,500 -3.40%
Staffordshire -3 1 £72,500 -12.12%
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 13 (31.71%) CISSP
3 12 (29.27%) TOGAF
4 11 (26.83%) Firewall
5 10 (24.39%) Migration
5 10 (24.39%) Windows
5 10 (24.39%) AIX
5 10 (24.39%) Solaris
5 10 (24.39%) Linux
5 10 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (24.39%) PowerHA
6 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
6 9 (21.95%) Open Source
6 9 (21.95%) Information Security
7 8 (19.51%) ERP
7 8 (19.51%) SAP
7 8 (19.51%) Cognos
7 8 (19.51%) Cognos Powerplay
7 8 (19.51%) VBA
7 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
7 8 (19.51%) Hyperion
7 8 (19.51%) ETL
7 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (19.51%) Cognos TM1
7 8 (19.51%) Infor
7 8 (19.51%) Network Security
8 7 (17.07%) Degree
8 7 (17.07%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (17.07%) WebLogic
1 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (4.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) Network Security
3 7 (17.07%) FTP
4 6 (14.63%) Internet
5 5 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (12.20%) VPN
6 4 (9.76%) Intranet
7 2 (4.88%) BGP
7 2 (4.88%) MPLS
7 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (19.51%) Cognos Powerplay
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (17.07%) DataStage
3 7 (17.07%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (4.88%) Big Data
General
1 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.20%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Architect
2 16 (39.02%) Security Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Information Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Business Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Lead Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Cognos BI Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Cognos Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Information Assurance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Open Source
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 6 (14.63%) PKI
3 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.76%) Social Network
5 2 (4.88%) GIS
6 1 (2.44%) RMADS
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
1 10 (24.39%) AIX
1 10 (24.39%) Solaris
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) TOGAF
2 10 (24.39%) Migration
3 9 (21.95%) Information Security
4 8 (19.51%) ERP
4 8 (19.51%) ETL
4 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
5 6 (14.63%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (12.20%) SIEM
6 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (9.76%) SOA
8 3 (7.32%) Network Design
9 2 (4.88%) Content Management
9 2 (4.88%) Project Management
9 2 (4.88%) CRM
9 2 (4.88%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.44%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) VBA
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 13 (31.71%) CISSP
3 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.07%) Degree
5 5 (12.20%) GSEC
6 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.32%) CCIE
7 2 (4.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (2.44%) BS7799
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) PowerHA
2 5 (12.20%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) SAP
1 8 (19.51%) Cognos
1 8 (19.51%) Hyperion
1 8 (19.51%) Infor
2 7 (17.07%) Citrix
2 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) TippingPoint
4 5 (12.20%) ArcSight
4 5 (12.20%) Lumension
4 5 (12.20%) Sourcefire
4 5 (12.20%) IBM
4 5 (12.20%) McAfee
4 5 (12.20%) Juniper
4 5 (12.20%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) F5
6 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.88%) Fujitsu