Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Security Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Architect
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 202 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 - +194
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.25% 0.079% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.082% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Birmingham median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% -22.22% +30.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,537 3,654 4,682
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 96.31% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,569 2,957 3,490
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £74,000 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Information Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Information Security Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Architect in Birmingham

Information Security Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Architect in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Information Security Architect in Birmingham

Information Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Architect in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security Architect in Birmingham

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Information Security Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Information Security Architect in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Juniper
2 8 (88.89%) CheckPoint
2 8 (88.89%) Forcepoint
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) WLAN
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) CCNP
2 8 (88.89%) CCDP
2 8 (88.89%) Incident Management
2 8 (88.89%) Fortinet
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 8 (88.89%) Network Security
2 8 (88.89%) Tufin
2 8 (88.89%) SIEM
2 8 (88.89%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (88.89%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 8 (88.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
2 8 (88.89%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (88.89%) Presales
2 8 (88.89%) Software Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (11.11%) Cyberattack
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
1 8 (88.89%) Network Security
1 8 (88.89%) VPN
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
1 8 (88.89%) WLAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Cyberthreat
1 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
1 8 (88.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (11.11%) Cyberattack
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) Incident Management
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 8 (88.89%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 8 (88.89%) Presales
2 8 (88.89%) SIEM
2 8 (88.89%) Software Optimisation
2 8 (88.89%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCDP
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) CheckPoint
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) Forcepoint
1 8 (88.89%) Fortinet
1 8 (88.89%) Juniper
1 8 (88.89%) Tufin