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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 128 123 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 11 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 0.24% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.25% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 1
Average salary £52,500 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.41% -24.44%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
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
2127 1973 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.83% 94.36% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 1786 1280
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Officer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (82.35%) CISA
2 14 (82.35%) CISM
3 8 (47.06%) IRCA
3 8 (47.06%) Security Management
3 8 (47.06%) Business Continuity
4 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
5 4 (23.53%) Information Security Management
5 4 (23.53%) Legal
5 4 (23.53%) CISSP
6 3 (17.65%) Law
7 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) UNIX
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Tufin
7 2 (11.76%) LogRhythm
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Security
7 2 (11.76%) Tripwire
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (5.88%) CISMP
8 1 (5.88%) ISMS
8 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
General
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 3 (17.65%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (47.06%) Security Management
2 8 (47.06%) Business Continuity
3 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (23.53%) Information Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (11.76%) Computer Security
6 1 (5.88%) ISMS
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) CISA
1 14 (82.35%) CISM
2 8 (47.06%) IRCA
3 4 (23.53%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Tripwire
1 2 (11.76%) Tufin
1 2 (11.76%) LogRhythm