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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 125 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 19 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 0.38% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.39% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 2
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +29.77%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +7.14%
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
2344 1781 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.05% 97.32% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 1456 1518
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (65.38%) Information Security
2 16 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (53.85%) SIEM
4 13 (50.00%) Finance
5 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 12 (46.15%) CISSP
6 9 (34.62%) CISM
6 9 (34.62%) PCI DSS
7 8 (30.77%) CISA
8 6 (23.08%) ISMS
8 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
8 6 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (19.23%) Network Security
9 5 (19.23%) SSL
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) Firewall
9 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (19.23%) Internal Audit
10 4 (15.38%) Banking
10 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (11.54%) CRISC
11 3 (11.54%) Information Security Management
11 3 (11.54%) Security Management
11 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
11 3 (11.54%) IIS
11 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
11 3 (11.54%) Forcepoint
12 2 (7.69%) LogRhythm
13 1 (3.85%) Security Auditing
13 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
1 5 (19.23%) Network Security
1 5 (19.23%) SSL
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Information Security
2 14 (53.85%) SIEM
3 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 6 (23.08%) ISMS
4 5 (19.23%) Internal Audit
5 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.54%) Information Security Management
6 3 (11.54%) Security Management
7 1 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.85%) Security Auditing
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) CISSP
2 9 (34.62%) CISM
3 8 (30.77%) CISA
4 3 (11.54%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (34.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Forcepoint
3 2 (7.69%) LogRhythm
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago