The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Information Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Officer
Rank 140 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.34% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 2
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +29.77%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
2337 1790 1756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.00% 97.44% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1750 1460 1527
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,600
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Information Security Officer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Information Security Officer 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 Birmingham region featuring Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (69.23%) PCI DSS
3 8 (61.54%) CISSP
4 6 (46.15%) CISM
4 6 (46.15%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (46.15%) ISMS
4 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
5 5 (38.46%) CISA
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Internal Audit
6 4 (30.77%) SIEM
7 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
7 3 (23.08%) Security Management
8 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (7.69%) Security Auditing

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
2 6 (46.15%) ISMS
3 5 (38.46%) Internal Audit
4 4 (30.77%) SIEM
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
5 3 (23.08%) Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (7.69%) Security Auditing
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) CISM
3 5 (38.46%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) PCI DSS