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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Officer
Rank 123 128 108
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 0.055% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.057% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £26,000 £52,500 £61,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.47% -14.97%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
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
1946 1746 1432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.86% 96.68% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1622 1576 1239
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security Officer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (28.57%) ISMS
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) ISMS
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISA
1 2 (28.57%) CISM
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS