The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architect
North West / Manchester
Rank 190 169 190
Rank change year-on-year -21 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 9 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 0.39% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.40% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 0
Median salary £77,500 £67,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.81% -  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3815 3288 3631
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.80% 97.54% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3184 2733 2977
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Security Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in Manchester

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 8 (61.54%) Security Architecture
2 7 (53.85%) Information Security
3 6 (46.15%) CISSP
4 3 (23.08%) SABSA
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) ISSAP
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) CCIE
4 3 (23.08%) CISM
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (15.38%) Presales
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) ISACA
6 1 (7.69%) Office 365
6 1 (7.69%) CCSM
6 1 (7.69%) Security Auditing
6 1 (7.69%) Threat Detection
6 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) GPG13
6 1 (7.69%) Server Hardening
6 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.69%) RHCA
6 1 (7.69%) CEH

Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (7.69%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) BGP
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Security Architecture
2 7 (53.85%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) SABSA
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) Presales
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Security Auditing
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Threat Detection
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) CCIE
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISSAP
3 1 (7.69%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCSM
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) CISA
3 1 (7.69%) ISACA
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GPG13
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Juniper
Manchester, Lancashire
University Of Manchester
Salary: From £49,772 to £59,400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 3 days ago