Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 234 259 259
Rank change year-on-year +25 0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 89 65 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.91% 0.64% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.69% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 68 52 37
South West median annual salary £70,000 £56,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.44% -6.25% -4.00%
10th Percentile £57,500 £46,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £72,958 £80,375 £77,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% 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 8,878 9,393 9,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.71% 92.51% 91.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7,098 7,531 7,721
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,336 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +20 69 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Devon - 8 £55,000 -
Bristol -1 4 £80,000 +52.38% 3
Gloucestershire -21 2 £63,750 -21.54% 1
Dorset - 2 £62,500 - 1
Security Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 74 (83.15%) Cybersecurity
2 54 (60.67%) Project Delivery
3 53 (59.55%) Security Cleared
4 48 (53.93%) Technical Architecture
5 47 (52.81%) Linux
5 47 (52.81%) IT Strategy
6 46 (51.69%) Information Assurance
7 41 (46.07%) Microsoft
8 37 (41.57%) Architectural Design
8 37 (41.57%) Public Sector
9 36 (40.45%) Management Information System
10 35 (39.33%) Information Security
11 34 (38.20%) Intrusion Detection
12 29 (32.58%) JSP 440
12 29 (32.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 28 (31.46%) HMG Infosec
13 28 (31.46%) Software Engineering
14 26 (29.21%) Active Directory
14 26 (29.21%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (29.21%) Critical Thinking
15 22 (24.72%) Firewall
15 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (23.60%) Finance
16 21 (23.60%) NIST
17 19 (21.35%) Security Monitoring
17 19 (21.35%) Windows Server
17 19 (21.35%) Cisco
17 19 (21.35%) Windows
17 19 (21.35%) MS Exchange
17 19 (21.35%) WAN

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 19 (21.35%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) AWS
2 11 (12.36%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (8.99%) Azure
4 7 (7.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (38.20%) Intrusion Detection
2 22 (24.72%) Firewall
3 19 (21.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (21.35%) Unified Communications
3 19 (21.35%) WAN
4 13 (14.61%) Internet
5 2 (2.25%) Network Security
5 2 (2.25%) VPN
General
1 37 (41.57%) Public Sector
2 21 (23.60%) Finance
3 15 (16.85%) Banking
4 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.37%) Electronics
5 3 (3.37%) Marketing
5 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 68 (76.40%) Architect
2 42 (47.19%) Solutions Architect
3 33 (37.08%) Security Architect
4 16 (17.98%) Network Architect
5 13 (14.61%) Consultant
5 13 (14.61%) IoT Architect
6 10 (11.24%) Cloud Architect
6 10 (11.24%) Security Solutions Architect
7 9 (10.11%) Security Consultant
8 7 (7.87%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 7 (7.87%) IT Architect
8 7 (7.87%) IT Security Architect
9 6 (6.74%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 4 (4.49%) Applications Architect
10 4 (4.49%) Head of Architecture
11 3 (3.37%) AWS Architect
12 2 (2.25%) IT Analyst
12 2 (2.25%) IT Security Analyst
12 2 (2.25%) Junior Consultant
12 2 (2.25%) Junior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) JSON
1 15 (16.85%) JSP
1 15 (16.85%) SOAP
1 15 (16.85%) Web Services
1 15 (16.85%) XML
2 7 (7.87%) OAuth
2 7 (7.87%) OAuth2
3 4 (4.49%) OpenID
4 3 (3.37%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (40.45%) Management Information System
2 26 (29.21%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (14.61%) Internet of Things
4 11 (12.36%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (4.49%) CESG
6 3 (3.37%) PKI
7 1 (1.12%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 47 (52.81%) Linux
2 19 (21.35%) Windows
2 19 (21.35%) Windows Server
2 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (83.15%) Cybersecurity
2 54 (60.67%) Project Delivery
3 48 (53.93%) Technical Architecture
4 47 (52.81%) IT Strategy
5 46 (51.69%) Information Assurance
6 37 (41.57%) Architectural Design
7 35 (39.33%) Information Security
8 28 (31.46%) Software Engineering
9 26 (29.21%) Critical Thinking
10 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (21.35%) Data Protection
11 19 (21.35%) Security Monitoring
12 17 (19.10%) DevSecOps
12 17 (19.10%) TOGAF
13 16 (17.98%) Enterprise Architecture
14 15 (16.85%) DSDM
14 15 (16.85%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (16.85%) Security Testing
14 15 (16.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 14 (15.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) C
2 15 (16.85%) C++
2 15 (16.85%) Java
2 15 (16.85%) PowerShell
2 15 (16.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (59.55%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) CISM
3 8 (8.99%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.87%) CISMP
4 7 (7.87%) CISSP
4 7 (7.87%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (7.87%) CRISC
5 5 (5.62%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (4.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (4.49%) Degree
6 4 (4.49%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (4.49%) SSCP
7 3 (3.37%) SANS
8 2 (2.25%) GIAC
8 2 (2.25%) OSCP
9 1 (1.12%) CEH
9 1 (1.12%) CISA
9 1 (1.12%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.12%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (32.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 29 (32.58%) JSP 440
2 28 (31.46%) HMG Infosec
3 21 (23.60%) NIST
4 5 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (4.49%) NCSC
5 4 (4.49%) PCI DSS
5 4 (4.49%) RMADS
6 1 (1.12%) GDPR
6 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 26 (29.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (21.35%) SCCM
1 19 (21.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (46.07%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.35%) Cisco
3 7 (7.87%) Splunk
4 3 (3.37%) SAP