Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 309 315 287
Rank change year-on-year +6 -28 +31
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 55 44 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.43% 0.36% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.40% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 54
North West median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -8.70%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £80,300 £75,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £67,500

Security Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,563 11,056 10,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.46% 90.31% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9,184 9,261 8,862
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Cheshire -7 33 £50,000 -22.48% 2
Manchester -16 11 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Merseyside - 6 £70,000 -
Security Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 32 (58.18%) CISSP
1 32 (58.18%) Network Security
2 20 (36.36%) GIAC
2 20 (36.36%) Security Operations
3 19 (34.55%) Information Security
4 18 (32.73%) Finance
4 18 (32.73%) CISM
4 18 (32.73%) Smart Meter
4 18 (32.73%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (32.73%) SANS
5 17 (30.91%) Information Assurance
6 16 (29.09%) Management Information System
7 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 14 (25.45%) Security Management
9 13 (23.64%) GCIH
9 13 (23.64%) Digital Forensics
9 13 (23.64%) Protective Monitoring
9 13 (23.64%) Malware Analysis
9 13 (23.64%) Threat Modelling
10 12 (21.82%) CREST Certified
10 12 (21.82%) OSCP
10 12 (21.82%) TOGAF
11 11 (20.00%) SABSA
11 11 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (16.36%) CESG
12 9 (16.36%) Process Management
13 8 (14.55%) Web Services
13 8 (14.55%) PKI
13 8 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (14.55%) Identity Access Management

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 1 (1.82%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.91%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (58.18%) Network Security
2 7 (12.73%) IPsec
2 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.91%) PPP
4 5 (9.09%) Firewall
4 5 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
1 1 (1.82%) GIS
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Architect
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Security Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Security Architect
3 12 (21.82%) Penetration Tester
3 12 (21.82%) Tester
4 10 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Security Operations Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Security Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Senior Security Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) IT Architect
8 3 (5.45%) IT Operations Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) IT Security Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Smart Metering Architect
9 2 (3.64%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Web Services
2 7 (12.73%) OAuth
2 7 (12.73%) OpenID
2 7 (12.73%) REST
2 7 (12.73%) SAML
2 7 (12.73%) SOAP
3 2 (3.64%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.82%) .NET
4 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.82%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.82%) CakePHP
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Smart Meter
2 16 (29.09%) Management Information System
3 9 (16.36%) CESG
4 8 (14.55%) PKI
5 6 (10.91%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.82%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
1 7 (12.73%) Unix
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Android
3 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Security Operations
2 19 (34.55%) Information Security
3 18 (32.73%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (30.91%) Information Assurance
5 14 (25.45%) Security Management
6 13 (23.64%) Digital Forensics
6 13 (23.64%) Malware Analysis
6 13 (23.64%) Protective Monitoring
6 13 (23.64%) Threat Modelling
7 12 (21.82%) TOGAF
8 11 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (20.00%) SABSA
9 9 (16.36%) Process Management
10 8 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (14.55%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (12.73%) Data Privacy
11 7 (12.73%) OWASP
11 7 (12.73%) Threat Intelligence
12 6 (10.91%) Cryptography
12 6 (10.91%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (58.18%) CISSP
2 20 (36.36%) GIAC
3 18 (32.73%) CISM
3 18 (32.73%) SANS
4 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 13 (23.64%) GCIH
6 12 (21.82%) CREST Certified
6 12 (21.82%) OSCP
7 8 (14.55%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (12.73%) CCIE
8 7 (12.73%) CEH
8 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (12.73%) CSSLP
8 7 (12.73%) ISSAP
8 7 (12.73%) SSCP
9 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
10 3 (5.45%) Degree
11 2 (3.64%) CISA
11 2 (3.64%) PCI QSA
12 1 (1.82%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) GCP
1 6 (10.91%) HIPAA
2 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.64%) GDPR
3 2 (3.64%) NIST 800
3 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Veracode
2 2 (3.64%) CyberArk
2 2 (3.64%) NetIQ
3 1 (1.82%) Capita
3 1 (1.82%) Lumension
3 1 (1.82%) McAfee
3 1 (1.82%) Symantec