The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 112 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 0.051% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.055% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £44,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.48% -11.00%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1792 1826 1613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.43% 94.03% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1599 1434
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Security Officer
West Midlands

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 10 July 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 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) Legal
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) Tripwire
4 2 (40.00%) Tufin
4 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (40.00%) ISMS
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) CISA
4 2 (40.00%) CISM
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Information Management
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 1 (20.00%) Security Management
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) ISSMP
5 1 (20.00%) CISMP
5 1 (20.00%) COBIT
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) ISSMP
3 1 (20.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Tripwire
1 2 (40.00%) Tufin
1 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm