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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 212 203 207
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 16 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 10
Average salary £57,500 £43,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.94% -42.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £69,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,650 £51,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
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
4888 4270 4368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.57% 79.34% 78.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3549 3685
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 August 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 August 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 -1 11 £57,500 -4.16% 3
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 26 (78.79%) Information Security
2 22 (66.67%) CISSP
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 11 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 11 (33.33%) OSCP
4 11 (33.33%) OSCE
4 11 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (33.33%) Linux
5 9 (27.27%) GIAC
5 9 (27.27%) OWASP
6 8 (24.24%) Data Privacy
6 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (15.15%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (15.15%) Cyber Security
7 5 (15.15%) Degree
7 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
7 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.12%) Matrix Management
8 4 (12.12%) Business Development
9 3 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (9.09%) Ajax
9 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
9 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.09%) HTML
9 3 (9.09%) Java
9 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Risk Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Architect
2 15 (45.45%) Security Architect
3 10 (30.30%) Security Consultant
3 10 (30.30%) IT Security Consultant
3 10 (30.30%) Penetration Tester
3 10 (30.30%) Tester
3 10 (30.30%) IT Consultant
3 10 (30.30%) Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Security Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (9.09%) IT Architect
6 3 (9.09%) IT Security Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior IT Security Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Information Security Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) BYOD
4 1 (3.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Information Security
2 12 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (27.27%) OWASP
4 8 (24.24%) Data Privacy
4 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (15.15%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.15%) Cyber Security
6 4 (12.12%) Business Development
6 4 (12.12%) Matrix Management
7 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
7 3 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) C
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) CISSP
2 11 (33.33%) OSCP
2 11 (33.33%) OSCE
3 9 (27.27%) GIAC
4 5 (15.15%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) SAP
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