The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Officer
Rank 122 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 7 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 0
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Information Security Officer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2178 1982 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.20% 93.71% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1865 1788 1326
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,709 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Officer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Officer across the Birmingham region.

Information Security Officer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Information Security Officer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Officer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Information Security Officer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Information Security Officer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (90.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (81.82%) CISA
3 9 (81.82%) CISM
4 6 (54.55%) Security Management
4 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
4 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
5 5 (45.45%) Legal
5 5 (45.45%) CISSP
6 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
7 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) UNIX
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) IRCA
7 3 (27.27%) Tufin
7 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (27.27%) LogRhythm
7 3 (27.27%) Tripwire
8 2 (18.18%) ISMS
8 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
8 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Law
9 1 (9.09%) ITIL
9 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (9.09%) COBIT
9 1 (9.09%) CISMP

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Information Security Officer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Information Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (45.45%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Security Management
2 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) ISMS
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISA
1 9 (81.82%) CISM
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) IRCA
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (9.09%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Tufin
1 3 (27.27%) LogRhythm
1 3 (27.27%) Tripwire