Period
to 16 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Solutions Architect was - in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 211 -
Rank change year-on-year +28 - +194
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.24% 0.065% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.067% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Birmingham median annual salary - £55,000 -
West Midlands median annual salary £77,500 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +40.91% -21.43% -

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 3645 4452 3677
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.53% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2859 3346 3079
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 December 2017, Security Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) SIEM
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 9 (100.00%) Presales
2 6 (66.67%) Line Management
2 6 (66.67%) IaaS
2 6 (66.67%) GPG13
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (66.67%) Gantt Chart
2 6 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
2 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) CEH
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 6 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Business Development
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) CMDB
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Customer Engagement

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 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) IaaS
1 6 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) BGP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (33.33%) FWSM
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) OSPF
2 3 (33.33%) SNMP
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 3 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 6 (66.67%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (66.67%) CMDB
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 9 (100.00%) Presales
1 9 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 6 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (66.67%) Gantt Chart
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 6 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 6 (66.67%) Line Management
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 6 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) CEH
2 6 (66.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 6 (66.67%) PMP
3 3 (33.33%) CCDP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCSE
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) IISP
3 3 (33.33%) ISSAP
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) GPG13
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) EMC
2 6 (66.67%) NetApp
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) LogRhythm
3 3 (33.33%) Splunk
3 3 (33.33%) Tufin