Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 53 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 14 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.83% 0.84% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 0.86% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Worcestershire median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%

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 484 467 432
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.78% 97.49% 98.86%
Number of salaries quoted 432 450 391
Worcestershire median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,475 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £52,500 £49,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 17 December 2017. 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 - 7 £77,500 -
Malvern -3 5 - -
Security Architect
West Midlands

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Security Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Worcestershire region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 14 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) MPLS
3 5 (35.71%) OSPF
3 5 (35.71%) BGP
3 5 (35.71%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (35.71%) Protective Monitoring
3 5 (35.71%) SIEM
3 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (35.71%) Presales
3 5 (35.71%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (35.71%) Pattern Matching
3 5 (35.71%) NIST 800
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (28.57%) Customer Requirements

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 5 (35.71%) BGP
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (35.71%) MPLS
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security
1 5 (35.71%) OSPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 14 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 5 (35.71%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (35.71%) Network Design
2 5 (35.71%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) Pattern Matching
2 5 (35.71%) Presales
2 5 (35.71%) Protective Monitoring
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
2 5 (35.71%) SIEM
2 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) NIST 800