The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Security Architect
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 224 246
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 14 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 4
Median salary £85,000 £67,500 £61,215
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.92% +10.26%  
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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5931 5576 6456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.83% 97.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4959 4681 5205
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in the North West

Security Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Security Architect in the North West

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in the North West

Security Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 10 £85,000 +25.92% 2
Security Architect
England

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 11 (61.11%) Information Security
3 10 (55.56%) CISSP
4 7 (38.89%) CISM
4 7 (38.89%) ISSAP
4 7 (38.89%) SABSA
5 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 4 (22.22%) Retail
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (16.67%) CCIE
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
8 2 (11.11%) Presales
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco
8 2 (11.11%) Juniper
9 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (5.56%) BGP
9 1 (5.56%) Firewall
9 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
9 1 (5.56%) Security Management
9 1 (5.56%) CCNP
9 1 (5.56%) CCDP
9 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (5.56%) MCSE
9 1 (5.56%) SAS
9 1 (5.56%) VoIP
9 1 (5.56%) WAN
9 1 (5.56%) Migration

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.56%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) BGP
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 11 (61.11%) Information Security
3 7 (38.89%) SABSA
4 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
6 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.56%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Security Auditing
6 1 (5.56%) Security Management
6 1 (5.56%) Server Hardening
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Threat Detection
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) CISSP
2 7 (38.89%) CISM
2 7 (38.89%) ISSAP
3 3 (16.67%) CCIE
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) CCDP
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CCSM
4 1 (5.56%) CEH
4 1 (5.56%) CISA
4 1 (5.56%) ISACA
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GPG13
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
2 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
Manchester, Lancashire
University Of Manchester
Salary: From £49,772 to £59,400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 6 days ago