Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
England > South West
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 243 300 269
Rank change year-on-year +57 -31 -20
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 73 48 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.75% 0.45% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.49% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 60 42 76
South West median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £48,718 £50,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £87,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

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 8,953 9,779 9,333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.83% 92.12% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6,953 8,036 7,675
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 +31 55 £65,000 +15.04% 3
Bristol +20 16 £50,092 -37.39% 2
Gloucestershire -2 2 £52,500 -39.13%
Security Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 59 (80.82%) Cybersecurity
2 56 (76.71%) Information Assurance
3 54 (73.97%) Security Cleared
4 51 (69.86%) Information Security
5 49 (67.12%) Technical Architecture
5 49 (67.12%) IT Strategy
6 39 (53.42%) HMG Infosec
6 39 (53.42%) JSP 440
6 39 (53.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 37 (50.68%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (50.68%) Critical Thinking
8 31 (42.47%) Microsoft
9 24 (32.88%) Linux
10 21 (28.77%) C
11 20 (27.40%) Management Information System
12 19 (26.03%) TOGAF
13 18 (24.66%) Finance
14 17 (23.29%) Cisco
15 14 (19.18%) Banking
15 14 (19.18%) JSON
15 14 (19.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 14 (19.18%) Enterprise Architecture
15 14 (19.18%) Software Engineering
15 14 (19.18%) Risk Management
15 14 (19.18%) C++
15 14 (19.18%) Java
15 14 (19.18%) JSP
15 14 (19.18%) SOAP
15 14 (19.18%) Web Services
15 14 (19.18%) XML

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) Firewall
2 10 (13.70%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (13.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (13.70%) Unified Communications
2 10 (13.70%) WAN
3 4 (5.48%) Network Security
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 14 (19.18%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Electronics
3 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.48%) Marketing
3 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (82.19%) Architect
2 47 (64.38%) Solutions Architect
3 36 (49.32%) Security Architect
4 23 (31.51%) Security Solutions Architect
5 18 (24.66%) IT Architect
5 18 (24.66%) IT Security Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Systems Architect
7 6 (8.22%) IT Security Officer
7 6 (8.22%) Security Officer
8 5 (6.85%) Head of Architecture
8 5 (6.85%) Head of Security
9 4 (5.48%) Network Architect
10 2 (2.74%) Consultant
10 2 (2.74%) Security Consultant
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 1 (1.37%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 1 (1.37%) Digital Architect
11 1 (1.37%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) JSON
1 14 (19.18%) JSP
1 14 (19.18%) SOAP
1 14 (19.18%) Web Services
1 14 (19.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (50.68%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (27.40%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.59%) CESG
3 7 (9.59%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (6.85%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.74%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.88%) Linux
2 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) Windows Server
2 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (80.82%) Cybersecurity
2 56 (76.71%) Information Assurance
3 51 (69.86%) Information Security
4 49 (67.12%) IT Strategy
4 49 (67.12%) Technical Architecture
5 37 (50.68%) Critical Thinking
6 19 (26.03%) TOGAF
7 14 (19.18%) DSDM
7 14 (19.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (19.18%) Risk Management
7 14 (19.18%) Software Engineering
8 10 (13.70%) Data Protection
8 10 (13.70%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (10.96%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (8.22%) Security Testing
12 5 (6.85%) Computer Forensics
12 5 (6.85%) SABSA
12 5 (6.85%) Strategic Thinking
13 4 (5.48%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) C
2 14 (19.18%) C++
2 14 (19.18%) Java
2 14 (19.18%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (73.97%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) CESG Certified Professional
3 8 (10.96%) CISSP
4 7 (9.59%) CLAS
5 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) CISA
6 1 (1.37%) CISM
6 1 (1.37%) Degree
6 1 (1.37%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.37%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (53.42%) HMG Infosec
1 39 (53.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 39 (53.42%) JSP 440
2 14 (19.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (15.07%) PCI DSS
4 9 (12.33%) GDPR
5 7 (9.59%) RMADS
6 2 (2.74%) COBIT
6 2 (2.74%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) SCCM
1 10 (13.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (42.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.29%) Cisco
3 9 (12.33%) SAP
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) Dell
5 2 (2.74%) HP