The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architecture
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 178 217
Rank change year-on-year -22 +39  
Permanent jobs citing Security Architecture 29 65 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.56% 1.04% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.18% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 50 11
Median salary £59,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.23% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £61,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +6.55%  

Security Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4568 5517 4995
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.30% 88.65% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3790 4286 4129
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in the West Midlands

Security Architecture
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Security Architecture in the West Midlands

Security Architecture
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Architecture in the West Midlands

Security Architecture
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry 0 18 £59,500 -23.22% 3
Birmingham -19 6 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £55,000 -
Warwickshire +8 2 - -
Walsall - 1 £52,500 -
Security Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 39 (81.25%) Information Security
2 31 (64.58%) CISSP
3 23 (47.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (41.67%) PCI DSS
5 15 (31.25%) Management Information System
5 15 (31.25%) Risk Management
5 15 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 12 (25.00%) Firewall
6 12 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 10 (20.83%) CISM
8 9 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (18.75%) Network Security
8 9 (18.75%) SAN
8 9 (18.75%) Linux
9 8 (16.67%) Degree
9 8 (16.67%) OWASP
9 8 (16.67%) Data Protection
9 8 (16.67%) NIST 800
9 8 (16.67%) Security Operations
10 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (14.58%) CISA
11 6 (12.50%) CCSP
11 6 (12.50%) LAN
11 6 (12.50%) WAN
11 6 (12.50%) SNMP
11 6 (12.50%) ISSAP
11 6 (12.50%) Information Assurance
11 6 (12.50%) VLAN
11 6 (12.50%) CLAS

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.75%) Network Security
2 9 (18.75%) SAN
3 6 (12.50%) LAN
3 6 (12.50%) SNMP
3 6 (12.50%) VLAN
3 6 (12.50%) WAN
4 5 (10.42%) NAS
5 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 4 (8.33%) MPLS
5 4 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.08%) DNS
6 1 (2.08%) HTTP
6 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
1 5 (10.42%) Looker
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Fiddler
2 4 (8.33%) Burp Suite
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
1 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 4 (8.33%) Military
2 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Consultant
2 13 (27.08%) Architect
2 13 (27.08%) Security Architect
3 11 (22.92%) Security Consultant
4 10 (20.83%) Information Security Consultant
5 7 (14.58%) Security Manager
6 6 (12.50%) Information Manager
6 6 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Audit Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) CISSP Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Compliance Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Head of Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Head of Security
7 4 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Principal Security Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Information Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Information Security Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) Blog
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Kali Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (81.25%) Information Security
2 15 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (31.25%) Risk Management
3 12 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 9 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 8 (16.67%) OWASP
5 8 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 6 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.50%) SABSA
7 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity
7 5 (10.42%) Change Management
7 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.42%) ISMS
7 5 (10.42%) Presales
7 5 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) Internal Audit
8 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) Perl
1 5 (10.42%) Python
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (64.58%) CISSP
2 12 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 10 (20.83%) CISM
4 8 (16.67%) Degree
5 7 (14.58%) CISA
5 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (12.50%) CCSP
6 6 (12.50%) CLAS
6 6 (12.50%) CREST Certified
6 6 (12.50%) CRISC
6 6 (12.50%) ISSAP
7 5 (10.42%) CCNA
7 5 (10.42%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (10.42%) PCI QSA
8 4 (8.33%) CCNP
8 4 (8.33%) CISMP
8 4 (8.33%) ISSEP
8 4 (8.33%) OSCE
8 4 (8.33%) OSCP
8 4 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (47.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 8 (16.67%) NIST 800
4 4 (8.33%) COBIT
4 4 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (4.17%) ISO 14001
5 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (2.08%) PA-DSS
6 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) HP Fortify
1 5 (10.42%) Nessus
2 1 (2.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) HP
1 5 (10.42%) NetApp
1 5 (10.42%) Veracode
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.08%) McAfee
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £39000 - £48500 per annum + Flexible benefits
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Salary: £39000 - £48500 per annum + Flexible benefits
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