Period
to 16 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 271 243
Rank change year-on-year -14 -28 +72
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 59 64 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.54% 0.61% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.67% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 52 77 93
South West median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -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 9,911 9,549 9,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.03% 91.58% 89.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,152 7,874 8,261
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 July 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 July 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 +14 29 £55,500 -22.65% 6
Bristol -16 18 £77,500 +29.17% 2
Gloucestershire +8 4 £87,500 +45.83% 1
Dorset -33 3 - -
Somerset +22 2 £67,500 +12.50%
Security Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 28 (47.46%) Information Security
2 23 (38.98%) CISSP
3 19 (32.20%) CESG Certified Professional
4 17 (28.81%) C
5 14 (23.73%) CISM
5 14 (23.73%) PKI
5 14 (23.73%) RMADS
5 14 (23.73%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (22.03%) Information Assurance
6 13 (22.03%) Firewall
7 12 (20.34%) CESG
7 12 (20.34%) Unix
7 12 (20.34%) Windows
7 12 (20.34%) CheckPoint
7 12 (20.34%) Data Protection
7 12 (20.34%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
8 11 (18.64%) Network Security
8 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
9 10 (16.95%) ASIC
9 10 (16.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (16.95%) SystemC
10 9 (15.25%) LogRhythm
10 9 (15.25%) CompTIA Security+
10 9 (15.25%) Security Operations
10 9 (15.25%) Snort
10 9 (15.25%) DV Cleared
10 9 (15.25%) PCI DSS
10 9 (15.25%) OSSEC
11 8 (13.56%) Verilog

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) Firewall
2 12 (20.34%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (18.64%) Network Security
4 8 (13.56%) VPN
5 1 (1.69%) LAN
5 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (8.47%) Electronics
2 4 (6.78%) Mandarin Language
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Architect
1 22 (37.29%) Security Architect
2 11 (18.64%) Security Manager
3 10 (16.95%) Consultant
3 10 (16.95%) Design Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Operational Security Manager
4 9 (15.25%) Operations Manager
4 9 (15.25%) Security Operations Manager
5 7 (11.86%) SOC Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) IT Architect
7 4 (6.78%) IT Security Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Network Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Security Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Web Services
2 4 (6.78%) .NET
2 4 (6.78%) J2EE
2 4 (6.78%) OAuth
2 4 (6.78%) OpenID
2 4 (6.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) PKI
2 12 (20.34%) CESG
3 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
4 10 (16.95%) ASIC
4 10 (16.95%) SystemC
5 8 (13.56%) Digital TV
5 8 (13.56%) Verilog
6 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.69%) PMI
8 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Unix
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Android
3 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Information Security
2 14 (23.73%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (22.03%) Information Assurance
4 12 (20.34%) Data Protection
5 9 (15.25%) Security Operations
6 8 (13.56%) Electronic Design Automation
6 8 (13.56%) Security Monitoring
6 8 (13.56%) Use Case
7 7 (11.86%) SIEM
8 6 (10.17%) DRM
9 5 (8.47%) Cryptography
9 5 (8.47%) OWASP
9 5 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (8.47%) Risk Management
9 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.78%) Identity Management
10 4 (6.78%) ITIL
10 4 (6.78%) SOA
10 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) C
2 8 (13.56%) Perl
2 8 (13.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) CISSP
2 19 (32.20%) CESG Certified Professional
3 14 (23.73%) CISM
4 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
5 9 (15.25%) CompTIA Security+
5 9 (15.25%) DV Cleared
6 8 (13.56%) SANS
6 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
7 6 (10.17%) Degree
8 4 (6.78%) CEH
8 4 (6.78%) CISA
8 4 (6.78%) GIAC
9 3 (5.08%) CSSLP
9 3 (5.08%) SSCP
10 2 (3.39%) CISMP
10 2 (3.39%) CREST Certified
11 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) RMADS
2 10 (16.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (15.25%) PCI DSS
4 8 (13.56%) GDPR
5 5 (8.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (5.08%) COBIT
6 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (5.08%) JSP 440
7 1 (1.69%) NIST 800
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Snort
2 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) OSSEC
2 8 (13.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) CheckPoint
2 9 (15.25%) LogRhythm
3 8 (13.56%) Cadence
3 8 (13.56%) Synopsys
4 6 (10.17%) CA
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco
6 3 (5.08%) Fortinet
6 3 (5.08%) Juniper
6 3 (5.08%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.39%) Splunk
8 1 (1.69%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.69%) McAfee
8 1 (1.69%) Qualys
8 1 (1.69%) Thales