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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 191 203 205
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 26 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 7
Average salary £70,000 £42,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% -43.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £66,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £64,024 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -
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
4733 4342 4305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.47% 80.45% 79.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3874 3606 3659
Average salary £42,500 £42,350 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.35% +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,299 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +11 12 £57,500 - 2
Warwickshire - 6 £70,000 - 3
Shropshire -4 2 £63,299 -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 34 (85.00%) Information Security
2 30 (75.00%) CISSP
3 15 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 15 (37.50%) Windows
4 12 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Data Privacy
4 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 11 (27.50%) OSCP
5 11 (27.50%) OSCE
5 11 (27.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (27.50%) GIAC
5 11 (27.50%) Linux
5 11 (27.50%) SQL
6 9 (22.50%) OWASP
7 8 (20.00%) Degree
8 7 (17.50%) Cyber Security
8 7 (17.50%) SDLC
9 6 (15.00%) SABSA
9 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.00%) C
10 4 (10.00%) CSSLP
10 4 (10.00%) Big Data
10 4 (10.00%) Security Hardening
10 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.00%) Oracle
10 4 (10.00%) CCNP
10 4 (10.00%) CCNA
10 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (10.00%) SAN
10 4 (10.00%) CISM

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
2 2 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Architect
2 20 (50.00%) Security Architect
3 12 (30.00%) Consultant
3 12 (30.00%) Security Consultant
4 10 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 10 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
4 10 (25.00%) Tester
4 10 (25.00%) IT Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 5 (12.50%) Security Tester
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) IT Security Architect
8 3 (7.50%) IT Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Senior IT Security Consultant
10 1 (2.50%) Information Architect
10 1 (2.50%) Information Security Architect
10 1 (2.50%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
1 3 (7.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) BYOD
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) CESG
4 1 (2.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Information Security
2 12 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (30.00%) Data Privacy
3 11 (27.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (22.50%) OWASP
5 7 (17.50%) Cyber Security
5 7 (17.50%) SDLC
6 6 (15.00%) SABSA
6 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.00%) Security Hardening
7 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.50%) Static Code Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (7.50%) Business Development
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Matrix Management
8 3 (7.50%) Security Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) C
3 3 (7.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (75.00%) CISSP
2 11 (27.50%) GIAC
2 11 (27.50%) OSCP
2 11 (27.50%) OSCE
3 8 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) CSSLP
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.00%) CISM
4 4 (10.00%) CCNP
4 4 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (5.00%) CEH
5 2 (5.00%) ISSAP
5 2 (5.00%) MBCS
5 2 (5.00%) CITP
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.50%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: From £0 to £200,000 per annum Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 80,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago