Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 336 306 324
Rank change year-on-year -30 +18 +27
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 28 46 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.45% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 40
North West median annual salary £60,000 £61,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.83% +12.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,625 £47,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £70,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -0.76% +0.77%

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 11899 10203 11804
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.14% 88.40% 89.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9669 8535 9478
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £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 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Manchester -65 22 £60,000 -
Cheshire -13 2 £70,000 -0.71%
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 -
Security Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 19 (67.86%) Information Security
2 17 (60.71%) CISSP
3 15 (53.57%) CISM
4 11 (39.29%) CISA
5 10 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (35.71%) SANS
6 9 (32.14%) GDPR
6 9 (32.14%) Privileged Access Management
6 9 (32.14%) CISMP
6 9 (32.14%) PCI DSS
6 9 (32.14%) CRISC
6 9 (32.14%) Information Security Governance
6 9 (32.14%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (32.14%) Internet of Things
6 9 (32.14%) Coaching
6 9 (32.14%) ISO 22301
6 9 (32.14%) Internet
7 8 (28.57%) Degree
7 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (28.57%) Retail
8 7 (25.00%) Data Privacy
8 7 (25.00%) Project Management
9 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
9 6 (21.43%) Scrum
9 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
9 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
10 5 (17.86%) Marketing
11 4 (14.29%) ISSAP
11 4 (14.29%) SABSA
11 4 (14.29%) Windows

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) ATM
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) FTP
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.57%) SMTP
3 1 (3.57%) SNMP
3 1 (3.57%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Burp Suite
General
1 8 (28.57%) Retail
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (17.86%) Marketing
4 4 (14.29%) Finance
5 3 (10.71%) Billing
5 3 (10.71%) Games
6 2 (7.14%) Electronics
6 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Architect
1 10 (35.71%) Security Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) CISSP Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) CISSP Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Security Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) IT Architect
4 4 (14.29%) IT Security Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Manager
6 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Internet of Things
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Information Security
2 9 (32.14%) Coaching
2 9 (32.14%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (32.14%) Information Security Governance
2 9 (32.14%) Privileged Access Management
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Data Privacy
4 7 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
5 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) SABSA
6 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 3 (10.71%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
7 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
8 2 (7.14%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) CISSP
2 15 (53.57%) CISM
3 11 (39.29%) CISA
4 10 (35.71%) SANS
5 9 (32.14%) CISMP
5 9 (32.14%) CRISC
6 8 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (14.29%) ISSAP
8 3 (10.71%) CREST Certified
9 1 (3.57%) CEH
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (3.57%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (3.57%) GCIH
9 1 (3.57%) GPEN
9 1 (3.57%) GREM
9 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (3.57%) OSCE
9 1 (3.57%) OSCP
9 1 (3.57%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (3.57%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (32.14%) GDPR
2 9 (32.14%) ISO 22301
2 9 (32.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) FireEye