Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 191 167
Rank change year-on-year +11 -24 +15
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 9 9 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.25% 0.23% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.25% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 33
Birmingham median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% +13.04%
10th Percentile £30,250 £53,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £82,000 £108,125 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -19.23% -7.14%

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 3,324 3,564 4,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.94% 91.64% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,364 2,817 3,173
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,100 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 (88.89%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 6 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) GDPR
3 5 (55.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
3 5 (55.56%) Security Auditing
4 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (44.44%) SIEM
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) CISSP
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (33.33%) Law
6 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
6 2 (22.22%) CISA
6 2 (22.22%) CISM
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Security Management
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 1 (11.11%) CCIE
7 1 (11.11%) CCDP
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) MCSE
7 1 (11.11%) LAN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Law
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Security Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP Architect
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Compliance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Compliance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Cyberattack
2 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 5 (55.56%) Security Auditing
3 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
4 4 (44.44%) SIEM
5 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
6 2 (22.22%) Security Management
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 1 (11.11%) Information Management
7 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
7 1 (11.11%) ISMS
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) OWASP
7 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISA
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) CCDP
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (11.11%) CGEIT
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CISMP
3 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (11.11%) CRISC
3 1 (11.11%) ISACA
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) RHCA
3 1 (11.11%) SANS
3 1 (11.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) GDPR
2 5 (55.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (11.11%) COBIT
5 1 (11.11%) COSO
5 1 (11.11%) GPG13
5 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco