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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Officer
Rank 131 120 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 8 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.28% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.30% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 1
Average salary £52,750 £53,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% +19.44%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +27.50%
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
2240 2008 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.20% 94.63% 92.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1983 1831 1298
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014.

Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (66.67%) CISA
3 8 (66.67%) CISM
4 6 (50.00%) Security Management
4 6 (50.00%) Business Continuity
5 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
6 4 (33.33%) Legal
6 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
6 4 (33.33%) CISSP
7 3 (25.00%) IRCA
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
8 2 (16.67%) Computer Security
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Tufin
8 2 (16.67%) Tripwire
8 2 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
8 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (16.67%) Law
8 2 (16.67%) Firewall
8 2 (16.67%) UNIX
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (8.33%) ITIL
9 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (8.33%) Finance

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 4 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Security Management
2 6 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Security
6 1 (8.33%) ISMS
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CISA
1 8 (66.67%) CISM
2 4 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) IRCA
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (8.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Tripwire
1 2 (16.67%) Tufin
1 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday