The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
England / North West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 208 238
Rank change year-on-year -36 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 14 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.46% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 21
Median salary £62,500 £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.40% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% -  

Security Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5827 4979 5777
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.62% 87.94% 89.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4814 4194 4584
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in the North West

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Security Architecture in the North West

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in the North West

Security Architecture
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 Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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 -37 10 £67,500 - 6
Cheshire -5 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 - 4
Security Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 North West region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 14 (60.87%) Information Security
2 11 (47.83%) CISSP
3 9 (39.13%) CISM
4 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (30.43%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
5 5 (21.74%) SABSA
5 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
5 5 (21.74%) ISSAP
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Retail
6 4 (17.39%) CISA
6 4 (17.39%) Network Security
7 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
7 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
7 3 (13.04%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Information Security Management
7 3 (13.04%) Data Security
7 3 (13.04%) Security Management
7 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.70%) Firewall
8 2 (8.70%) Electronics
8 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing

Security Architecture
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 2 (8.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) ATM
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.35%) SMTP
3 1 (4.35%) SNMP
3 1 (4.35%) SSH
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
1 11 (47.83%) Security Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) IT Architect
2 4 (17.39%) IT Security Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Security Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.35%) Information Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.04%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Information Security
2 5 (21.74%) SABSA
2 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
3 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (13.04%) Data Security
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security Management
3 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.04%) Security Management
3 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
3 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (8.70%) Compliance Management
4 2 (8.70%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 2 (8.70%) Secure Coding
4 2 (8.70%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) CISSP
2 9 (39.13%) CISM
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) ISSAP
5 4 (17.39%) CISA
6 2 (8.70%) CEH
6 2 (8.70%) IISP
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (4.35%) CREST Certified
7 1 (4.35%) CRISC
7 1 (4.35%) GPEN
7 1 (4.35%) ISACA
7 1 (4.35%) MCSE
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (4.35%) RHCA
7 1 (4.35%) SANS
7 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (4.35%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) GPG13
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
1 2 (8.70%) SAP
1 2 (8.70%) Splunk
2 1 (4.35%) FireEye
Cheadle, Cheshire
Cloudscope
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + exc benefits/ pen/ bonus/ flex work
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working, exc pen, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £63000 - £85000 per annum + car, flex working, exc pen/ hol
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £60k per year + Benefits + Car
Posted: 23 days ago