Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
England > South West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 273 258
Rank change year-on-year +11 -15 +60
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 58 68 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 0.67% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.73% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 45 42 75
South West median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £71,500 £77,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.05% +0.77% -3.70%

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 South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,237 9,268 9,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.68% 91.27% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7,307 7,626 8,203
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in the South West

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Security Architecture in the South West

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in the South West over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in the South West

Security Architecture
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Wiltshire +11 35 £55,000 -0.90%
Bristol -1 17 £47,321 -21.13% 1
Gloucestershire +24 6 £80,000 +39.13% 1
Security Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 South West region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 24 (41.38%) Information Security
1 24 (41.38%) CISSP
1 24 (41.38%) CESG Certified Professional
2 23 (39.66%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (29.31%) Information Assurance
5 15 (25.86%) RMADS
6 14 (24.14%) CompTIA Security+
7 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.97%) SIEM
8 11 (18.97%) Systems Engineering
9 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (17.24%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 10 (17.24%) MODAF
9 10 (17.24%) SysML
9 10 (17.24%) DNS
9 10 (17.24%) UML
9 10 (17.24%) DHCP
9 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
9 10 (17.24%) Aerospace
9 10 (17.24%) CESG
9 10 (17.24%) TOGAF
9 10 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 10 (17.24%) Computer Forensics
10 9 (15.52%) CISM
10 9 (15.52%) PKI
10 9 (15.52%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
10 9 (15.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 8 (13.79%) PCI DSS

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) DHCP
1 10 (17.24%) DNS
1 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.79%) Firewall
3 7 (12.07%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (8.62%) VPN
5 2 (3.45%) Network Security
General
1 10 (17.24%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.72%) Military
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Architect
2 26 (44.83%) Security Architect
3 17 (29.31%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.07%) IT Architect
4 7 (12.07%) IT Security Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Security Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Operational Security Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Operations Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Security Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Security Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Security Operations Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Security Officer
7 3 (5.17%) IT Security Officer
8 2 (3.45%) Compliance Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Information Assurance Leader
8 2 (3.45%) Information Assurance Practitioner
8 2 (3.45%) Security Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) J2EE
2 2 (3.45%) OAuth
2 2 (3.45%) OpenID
2 2 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.24%) CESG
3 9 (15.52%) PKI
4 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.17%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.72%) ASIC
7 1 (1.72%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.72%) PMI
7 1 (1.72%) SystemC
7 1 (1.72%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Unix
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Android
2 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Information Security
2 23 (39.66%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (29.31%) Information Assurance
4 11 (18.97%) SIEM
4 11 (18.97%) Systems Engineering
5 10 (17.24%) Computer Forensics
5 10 (17.24%) MODAF
5 10 (17.24%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 10 (17.24%) SysML
5 10 (17.24%) TOGAF
5 10 (17.24%) UML
5 10 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (15.52%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (12.07%) Critical Thinking
7 7 (12.07%) IT Strategy
7 7 (12.07%) OWASP
7 7 (12.07%) Security Operations
8 4 (6.90%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (5.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) C
2 1 (1.72%) Perl
2 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) CESG Certified Professional
1 24 (41.38%) CISSP
2 14 (24.14%) CompTIA Security+
3 9 (15.52%) CISM
3 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
4 7 (12.07%) SANS
5 3 (5.17%) CLAS
6 2 (3.45%) Degree
6 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) CISMP
7 1 (1.72%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.72%) OSCE
7 1 (1.72%) OSCP
7 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) RMADS
2 9 (15.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (13.79%) PCI DSS
4 7 (12.07%) HMG Infosec
4 7 (12.07%) JSP 440
5 5 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (3.45%) COBIT
7 1 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.72%) QA
7 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) OSSEC
2 5 (8.62%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
2 6 (10.34%) LogRhythm
3 3 (5.17%) Qualys
4 1 (1.72%) CA
4 1 (1.72%) Cadence
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco
4 1 (1.72%) Dell
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) Synopsys
4 1 (1.72%) Thales