Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 144 176
Rank change year-on-year -20 +32 +3
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 15 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.49% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.15% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 9
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £64,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.48% +7.50% +20.00%
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -8.70%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2710 1953 2873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.68% 87.34% 88.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2049 1656 2431
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in Cheshire

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Architecture in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Security Architecture in Cheshire

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in Cheshire

Security Architecture
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn - 7 £50,000 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Security Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 14 (93.33%) CISSP
2 13 (86.67%) GIAC
2 13 (86.67%) Smart Meter
3 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) Information Assurance
5 8 (53.33%) Finance
6 7 (46.67%) Security Management
6 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
6 7 (46.67%) CISM
6 7 (46.67%) Process Management
6 7 (46.67%) Network Security
6 7 (46.67%) Digital Forensics
6 7 (46.67%) GCIH
6 7 (46.67%) Protective Monitoring
6 7 (46.67%) Malware Analysis
6 7 (46.67%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (46.67%) Security Operations
7 6 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (40.00%) SABSA
7 6 (40.00%) CESG
7 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
7 6 (40.00%) ISSAP
7 6 (40.00%) PKI
7 6 (40.00%) OpenID
7 6 (40.00%) REST
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (40.00%) CEH
7 6 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (40.00%) OAuth
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (46.67%) Network Security
2 6 (40.00%) IPsec
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) GIS
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Operations Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Security Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Security Operations Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
4 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Operations Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Smart Metering Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) OAuth
1 6 (40.00%) OpenID
1 6 (40.00%) REST
1 6 (40.00%) SAML
1 6 (40.00%) SOAP
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Smart Meter
2 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (40.00%) CESG
3 6 (40.00%) PKI
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Information Assurance
2 7 (46.67%) Digital Forensics
2 7 (46.67%) Identity Access Management
2 7 (46.67%) Malware Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) Process Management
2 7 (46.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 7 (46.67%) Security Management
2 7 (46.67%) Security Operations
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) SABSA
3 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (26.67%) Threat Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Security
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) CISSP
2 13 (86.67%) GIAC
3 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) CISM
4 7 (46.67%) GCIH
5 6 (40.00%) CCIE
5 6 (40.00%) CEH
5 6 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (40.00%) ISSAP
5 6 (40.00%) SSCP
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) CISA
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Capita
1 1 (6.67%) Lumension
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec