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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Officer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 107 124 127
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 20 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.05% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 6
Median salary £40,000 £26,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -50.47%
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%

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
1854 1811 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.27% 96.95% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1524 1610
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 41 (100.00%) Information Security
1 41 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (68.29%) CISM
3 25 (60.98%) PCI DSS
4 23 (56.10%) CISSP
5 22 (53.66%) CISA
5 22 (53.66%) Data Protection
6 20 (48.78%) Risk Management
7 19 (46.34%) ISMS
8 14 (34.15%) IT Governance
8 14 (34.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (34.15%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 14 (34.15%) ITIL
8 14 (34.15%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (34.15%) Data Security
8 14 (34.15%) Cryptography
9 13 (31.71%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
10 11 (26.83%) CESG
10 11 (26.83%) Sentinel
10 11 (26.83%) Freedom of Information
10 11 (26.83%) assyst
10 11 (26.83%) Incident Management
10 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
10 11 (26.83%) Service Management
10 11 (26.83%) Finance
10 11 (26.83%) Service Delivery
10 11 (26.83%) Change Management
10 11 (26.83%) IT Audit
10 11 (26.83%) ITIL V3

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:

Business Applications
1 11 (26.83%) assyst
1 11 (26.83%) Sentinel
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Cryptography
2 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
3 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (26.83%) CESG
3 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
3 11 (26.83%) Freedom of Information
3 11 (26.83%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (14.63%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (53.66%) Data Protection
3 20 (48.78%) Risk Management
4 19 (46.34%) ISMS
5 14 (34.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (34.15%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 14 (34.15%) Data Security
5 14 (34.15%) IT Governance
5 14 (34.15%) ITIL
6 13 (31.71%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (26.83%) Change Management
7 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
7 11 (26.83%) Incident Management
7 11 (26.83%) IT Audit
7 11 (26.83%) ITIL V3
7 11 (26.83%) Problem Management
7 11 (26.83%) Service Delivery
7 11 (26.83%) Service Management
7 11 (26.83%) SIEM
8 9 (21.95%) Internal Audit
Qualifications
1 28 (68.29%) CISM
2 23 (56.10%) CISSP
3 22 (53.66%) CISA
4 14 (34.15%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
5 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
6 7 (17.07%) CISMP
7 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (60.98%) PCI DSS
3 11 (26.83%) QA
4 2 (4.88%) GDPR
4 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley