Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £51,270 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Architect
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 78 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 - +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 9 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.94% 1.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Worcestershire median annual salary £51,270 £77,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.85% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £68,750 £75,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year -8.33% +13.21% -11.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 454 591 634
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.06% 97.20% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 365 562 597
Worcestershire median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £52,895 £52,950 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings that featured Security Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Worcestershire

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for Security Architect in Worcestershire

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Architect in Worcestershire

Security Architect
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Worcester +1 2 £82,500 +6.45%
Malvern +3 1 - -
Security Architect
West Midlands

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, Security Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Worcestershire region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 6 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Coaching
4 3 (33.33%) Legal
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) Information Management
4 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (33.33%) Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 3 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (22.22%) NIST 800
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (11.11%) SIEM
6 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (11.11%) Presales

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 3 (33.33%) Information Management
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Security Management
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Presales
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) NIST 800