Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Security Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Architecture over the 6 months to 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 172 177
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 8 48 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.21% 1.04% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 1.16% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 25 15
Birmingham median annual salary £117,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +80.77% +8.33% +26.32%
10th Percentile £113,750 £46,300 £51,000
90th Percentile £121,250 £80,000 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £65,399
% change year-on-year -19.23% -0.61% +53.88%

Security Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3415 4127 3322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.11% 89.64% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2658 3023 2795
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,765 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.23% +0.62% -3.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in Birmingham

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Security Architecture in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (75.00%) Lua
2 6 (75.00%) 802.11
2 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) HTTP
2 6 (75.00%) SNMP
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) OSCP
2 6 (75.00%) OpenStack
2 6 (75.00%) Social Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (75.00%) 802.1X
2 6 (75.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 6 (75.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) GDPR
3 1 (12.50%) NIST 800
3 1 (12.50%) SailPoint
3 1 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) CyberArk

Security Architecture
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) 802.11
1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
1 6 (75.00%) SNMP
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
1 6 (75.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 6 (75.00%) Senior Tester
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Chief Technology Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (12.50%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Social Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Lua
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 6 (75.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 6 (75.00%) OSCP
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) PCI QSA
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) NIST 800
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CyberArk
1 1 (12.50%) NetIQ