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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 117 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 29 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.23% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 4
Median salary £42,500 £26,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -24.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £34,400 £41,450
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +16.88%
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
2263 1959 1853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.01% 96.41% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1694 1629 1606
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 28 July 2016.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 34 (70.83%) Information Security
2 28 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (45.83%) Finance
4 21 (43.75%) SIEM
5 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
5 19 (39.58%) CISSP
6 17 (35.42%) CISM
7 13 (27.08%) Firewall
7 13 (27.08%) CISA
7 13 (27.08%) Network Security
8 12 (25.00%) ISMS
8 12 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 10 (20.83%) Data Protection
9 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (20.83%) Risk Management
10 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 9 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (16.67%) Information Assurance
11 8 (16.67%) IT Governance
11 8 (16.67%) Cryptography
11 8 (16.67%) SSL
11 8 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (16.67%) ITIL
11 8 (16.67%) Data Security
11 8 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
12 7 (14.58%) Financial Institution
12 7 (14.58%) Banking
12 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (12.50%) Information Security Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
1 3 (6.25%) MS Project
1 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) Firewall
1 13 (27.08%) Network Security
2 8 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
2 7 (14.58%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.33%) Law
3 4 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Information Security
2 21 (43.75%) SIEM
3 12 (25.00%) ISMS
4 10 (20.83%) Data Protection
4 10 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 8 (16.67%) Data Security
5 8 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 8 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 8 (16.67%) ITIL
6 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (12.50%) Information Security Management
7 6 (12.50%) Security Management
8 5 (10.42%) Internal Audit
8 5 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (8.33%) Security Auditing
10 3 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
11 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) CISSP
2 17 (35.42%) CISM
3 13 (27.08%) CISA
4 8 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.25%) ISO27002
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) CA
2 2 (4.17%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
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