Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £66,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Security Architect
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 269 250
Rank change year-on-year -7 -19 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 25 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.31% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 20
Manchester median annual salary £66,000 £72,500 £69,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.97% +5.07% -1.43%
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,950 £65,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £81,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £69,250 £65,000 £69,500
% change year-on-year +6.54% -6.47% -2.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7786 7278 7156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.43% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6469 6250 5964
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Manchester

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in Manchester

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in Manchester

Security Architect
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 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
Stockport - 1 £55,000 -
Security Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Security 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 Manchester region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) TOGAF
2 13 (52.00%) Network Security
2 13 (52.00%) Information Security
2 13 (52.00%) Cisco
3 11 (44.00%) LAN
3 11 (44.00%) VoIP
3 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 11 (44.00%) VPN
3 11 (44.00%) Juniper
3 11 (44.00%) MPLS
3 11 (44.00%) OSPF
3 11 (44.00%) BGP
3 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
3 11 (44.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) DMZ
3 11 (44.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 11 (44.00%) Load Balancing
3 11 (44.00%) VPLS
4 10 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 10 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
4 10 (40.00%) Office 365
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (40.00%) Service Management
4 10 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (36.00%) SAS
5 9 (36.00%) Google
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) CISSP

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (36.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Network Security
2 11 (44.00%) BGP
2 11 (44.00%) DMZ
2 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
2 11 (44.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) LAN
2 11 (44.00%) MPLS
2 11 (44.00%) OSPF
2 11 (44.00%) VoIP
2 11 (44.00%) VPLS
2 11 (44.00%) VPN
2 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 10 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) TOGAF
2 13 (52.00%) Information Security
3 11 (44.00%) Load Balancing
3 11 (44.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 10 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 10 (40.00%) Service Management
4 10 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) SABSA
9 2 (8.00%) IT Strategy
9 2 (8.00%) Presales
9 2 (8.00%) Project Management
9 2 (8.00%) SDLC
10 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
10 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (12.00%) CISM
3 2 (8.00%) CCIE
3 2 (8.00%) CCIE Security
3 2 (8.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) CCSE
3 2 (8.00%) CCSM
3 2 (8.00%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (8.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) Juniper
3 9 (36.00%) Google
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) NetIQ
5 1 (4.00%) Riverbed