Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 273 235
Rank change year-on-year -1 -38 +96
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 61 60 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.59% 0.60% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.65% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 55 35 89
South West median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -

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 9,491 9,208 9,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.18% 91.46% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7,742 7,591 8,166
South West median annual salary £44,515 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.74% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +21 37 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Bristol -9 13 £63,750 +8.05% 11
Gloucestershire +8 9 £83,750 +45.65%
Somerset +31 1 £80,000 +23.08%
Security Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 30 (49.18%) CISSP
1 30 (49.18%) CESG Certified Professional
2 29 (47.54%) Information Security
3 19 (31.15%) RMADS
3 19 (31.15%) Information Assurance
3 19 (31.15%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (26.23%) CompTIA Security+
5 15 (24.59%) PKI
5 15 (24.59%) CESG
6 12 (19.67%) CISM
7 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
7 11 (18.03%) Windows
8 10 (16.39%) C
8 10 (16.39%) Unix
8 10 (16.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (14.75%) Web Services
9 9 (14.75%) SANS
9 9 (14.75%) OWASP
10 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
10 8 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
11 7 (11.48%) Data Protection
11 7 (11.48%) PCI DSS
11 7 (11.48%) Firewall
11 7 (11.48%) Risk Management
11 7 (11.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (11.48%) Security Operations
12 6 (9.84%) LogRhythm
12 6 (9.84%) Linux

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 (16.39%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (11.48%) Firewall
3 5 (8.20%) VPN
4 4 (6.56%) Network Security
5 3 (4.92%) DHCP
5 3 (4.92%) DNS
5 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
1 3 (4.92%) Electronics
1 3 (4.92%) Legal
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (55.74%) Architect
2 31 (50.82%) Security Architect
3 10 (16.39%) Consultant
4 8 (13.11%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (11.48%) Security Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) Operational Security Manager
6 6 (9.84%) Operations Manager
6 6 (9.84%) Security Manager
6 6 (9.84%) Security Operations Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Security Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Design Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Security Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) SOC Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) IT Architect
9 3 (4.92%) IT Security Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Compliance Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Network Security Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) Web Services
2 5 (8.20%) .NET
2 5 (8.20%) J2EE
2 5 (8.20%) OAuth
2 5 (8.20%) OpenID
2 5 (8.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) CESG
1 15 (24.59%) PKI
2 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (6.56%) ASIC
5 4 (6.56%) SystemC
6 3 (4.92%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (3.28%) Digital TV
7 2 (3.28%) Verilog
8 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.64%) PMI
8 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Unix
3 6 (9.84%) Android
3 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.84%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Information Security
2 19 (31.15%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (31.15%) Information Assurance
3 9 (14.75%) OWASP
4 7 (11.48%) Data Protection
4 7 (11.48%) Risk Management
4 7 (11.48%) Security Operations
5 6 (9.84%) Cryptography
6 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.20%) Event Correlation
6 5 (8.20%) SDLC
6 5 (8.20%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (8.20%) SIEM
6 5 (8.20%) SOA
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (8.20%) Threat Modelling
7 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.56%) Use Case
8 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) C
2 2 (3.28%) Perl
2 2 (3.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (49.18%) CESG Certified Professional
1 30 (49.18%) CISSP
2 16 (26.23%) CompTIA Security+
3 12 (19.67%) CISM
4 9 (14.75%) SANS
5 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.56%) Degree
6 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.92%) CLAS
8 2 (3.28%) CISMP
8 2 (3.28%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.64%) CEH
9 1 (1.64%) CISA
9 1 (1.64%) GIAC
9 1 (1.64%) OSCE
9 1 (1.64%) OSCP
9 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.15%) RMADS
2 8 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (11.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (11.48%) PCI DSS
4 5 (8.20%) JSP 440
5 3 (4.92%) GDPR
5 3 (4.92%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Snort
2 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) OSSEC
2 5 (8.20%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) CheckPoint
2 6 (9.84%) LogRhythm
3 3 (4.92%) Qualys
4 2 (3.28%) CA
4 2 (3.28%) Cadence
4 2 (3.28%) Synopsys
5 1 (1.64%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.64%) McAfee
5 1 (1.64%) Splunk
5 1 (1.64%) Thales