The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Officer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 100 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 20 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.13% 0.51% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 0
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-12.01% -13.63%

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
1726 2058 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.62% 95.90% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1693 1516
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Security Officer in the job title.

1 30 (76.92%) CISSP
1 30 (76.92%) Information Security
1 30 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (69.23%) CISM
3 23 (58.97%) Risk Assessment
3 23 (58.97%) SIEM
4 22 (56.41%) PCI DSS
4 22 (56.41%) CISA
5 18 (46.15%) Data Protection
6 17 (43.59%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (41.03%) Finance
8 15 (38.46%) Management Information System
8 15 (38.46%) Risk Management
8 15 (38.46%) ISMS
9 14 (35.90%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (35.90%) QA
9 14 (35.90%) Problem Management
9 14 (35.90%) assyst
9 14 (35.90%) Incident Management
9 14 (35.90%) IT Governance
9 14 (35.90%) Freedom of Information
9 14 (35.90%) Data Centre
9 14 (35.90%) ITIL V3
9 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
9 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
9 14 (35.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (35.90%) Data Security
9 14 (35.90%) CESG
9 14 (35.90%) Sentinel
9 14 (35.90%) Cryptography

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 14 (35.90%) assyst
1 14 (35.90%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Network Security
2 8 (20.51%) Firewall
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 14 (35.90%) CESG
3 14 (35.90%) Data Centre
3 14 (35.90%) Freedom of Information
3 14 (35.90%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Information Security
2 23 (58.97%) Risk Assessment
2 23 (58.97%) SIEM
3 18 (46.15%) Data Protection
4 15 (38.46%) ISMS
4 15 (38.46%) Risk Management
5 14 (35.90%) Change Management
5 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
5 14 (35.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (35.90%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 14 (35.90%) Cryptography
5 14 (35.90%) Data Security
5 14 (35.90%) Incident Management
5 14 (35.90%) IT Audit
5 14 (35.90%) IT Governance
5 14 (35.90%) ITIL
5 14 (35.90%) ITIL V3
5 14 (35.90%) Problem Management
5 14 (35.90%) Service Delivery
5 14 (35.90%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 30 (76.92%) CISSP
2 27 (69.23%) CISM
3 22 (56.41%) CISA
4 14 (35.90%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
4 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
5 7 (17.95%) CISMP
6 4 (10.26%) CEH
7 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (56.41%) PCI DSS
3 14 (35.90%) QA
4 2 (5.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) LogRhythm
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft