Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 175 156
Rank change year-on-year -11 -19 +13
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 12 12 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.32% 0.32% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.35% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 34 51
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £78,900 £60,000 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +13.64%

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 3,404 3,381 4,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.87% 91.11% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,415 2,670 3,105
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% +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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) CISM
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) GCP
5 4 (33.33%) HTTP
5 4 (33.33%) SNMP
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) 802.11
5 4 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
5 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (33.33%) C
5 4 (33.33%) Open Source
5 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) HIPAA
5 4 (33.33%) OWASP
5 4 (33.33%) CSSLP
5 4 (33.33%) Ruby
5 4 (33.33%) Lua
5 4 (33.33%) OSCP
5 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
5 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (33.33%) Social Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Patch Management

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 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) 802.11
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
1 4 (33.33%) SNMP
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Information
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Security
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (33.33%) OWASP
2 4 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 4 (33.33%) SDLC
2 4 (33.33%) Social Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (8.33%) Behavioural Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Conceptual Models
5 1 (8.33%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (33.33%) C
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Lua
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 4 (33.33%) CHECK Team Leader
3 4 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
3 4 (33.33%) CSSLP
3 4 (33.33%) OSCP
3 4 (33.33%) SANS
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) GCP
1 4 (33.33%) HIPAA
2 1 (8.33%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) COSO
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Veracode
2 1 (8.33%) SAP