Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Solutions Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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

Security Solution Architect
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 162 201
Rank change year-on-year -21 +39 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 4 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.12% 0.55% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.57% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Birmingham median annual salary £80,000 - -
West Midlands median annual salary £80,000 £82,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%

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 3,153 3,528 4,000
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.71% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,262 2,628 3,056
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Security Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Solutions Architect in Birmingham

Security Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Security Solutions Architect in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, Security Solutions 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 Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCDP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
1 4 (100.00%) Presales
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 3 (75.00%) Software Optimisation
2 3 (75.00%) QRadar
2 3 (75.00%) IISP
2 3 (75.00%) LogRhythm
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (75.00%) FWSM
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) Tufin
2 3 (75.00%) Wireshark

Security Solutions 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) FWSM
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (75.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Presales
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) Software Optimisation
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) DNA
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCDP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCSE
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) IISP
2 3 (75.00%) ISSAP
2 3 (75.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) QRadar
2 1 (25.00%) CASB
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) LogRhythm
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) Tufin
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware