Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 184 149
Rank change year-on-year -10 -35 +20
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 10 10 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.26% 0.25% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.28% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 54
Birmingham median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £80,200 £63,500 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +20.83% -7.69% +13.04%

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 3,533 3,603 4,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.10% 91.80% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,516 2,915 3,114
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,605
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 6 (60.00%) CISM
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (40.00%) HIPAA
4 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 4 (40.00%) Veracode
4 4 (40.00%) OWASP
4 4 (40.00%) CSSLP
4 4 (40.00%) SANS
4 4 (40.00%) Cryptography
4 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) GCP
5 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (20.00%) Security Management
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (20.00%) CISA
6 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
7 1 (10.00%) Security Auditing
7 1 (10.00%) Threat Detection
7 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention

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 1 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Information
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Security
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberattack
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (40.00%) OWASP
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (10.00%) Behavioural Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (10.00%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (10.00%) Security Auditing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 6 (60.00%) CISM
3 4 (40.00%) CSSLP
3 4 (40.00%) SANS
4 2 (20.00%) CISA
5 1 (10.00%) CCDP
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (10.00%) CEH
5 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CISMP
5 1 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (10.00%) ISACA
5 1 (10.00%) MCSE
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) RHCA
5 1 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) GCP
1 4 (40.00%) HIPAA
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (10.00%) COBIT
3 1 (10.00%) COSO
3 1 (10.00%) GPG13
3 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Veracode
2 1 (10.00%) SAP