The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 116 106 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.12% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £43,750 £61,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.14% +37.22%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%
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
1681 1565 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 95.66% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1359 1315
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Security Officer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Security Officer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 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 Security Officer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (70.00%) CISA
3 7 (70.00%) CISM
4 5 (50.00%) IRCA
5 3 (30.00%) CISSP
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Security
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (20.00%) Security Management
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Law
7 1 (10.00%) Legal
7 1 (10.00%) Tripwire
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) JSP
7 1 (10.00%) UNIX
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) RMADS
7 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
7 1 (10.00%) Tufin
7 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 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 Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CISA
1 7 (70.00%) CISM
2 5 (50.00%) IRCA
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Tripwire
1 1 (10.00%) Tufin
1 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
Birmingham
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 20 days ago