The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 170 170
Rank change year-on-year -33 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 12 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.28% 0.32% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.32% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 12
Median salary £87,500 £85,000 £69,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +23.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £63,450 £68,500 £68,750
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £74,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% -  

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 4124 3388 3249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.86% 98.12% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3531 2916 2705
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (38.10%) Cisco
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCIE
3 6 (28.57%) CCNP
3 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security
3 6 (28.57%) CCSM
4 5 (23.81%) Presales
4 5 (23.81%) CCIE Security
4 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
5 4 (19.05%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Juniper
5 4 (19.05%) Information Security
5 4 (19.05%) CCSE
5 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (19.05%) IT Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) GDPR
6 3 (14.29%) Office 365
6 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 2 (9.52%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) BGP
7 2 (9.52%) Firewall
7 2 (9.52%) SAS
7 2 (9.52%) VoIP

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 2 (9.52%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) BGP
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Presales
1 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) IT Strategy
2 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.76%) SABSA
5 1 (4.76%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 7 (33.33%) CCIE
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (28.57%) CCNP
3 6 (28.57%) CCSM
4 5 (23.81%) CCIE Security
5 4 (19.05%) CCSE
5 4 (19.05%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) CISM
6 1 (4.76%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (19.05%) GDPR
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 4 (19.05%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
4 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
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