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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 122 125 123
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 19 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.81% 0.60% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.61% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 2
Median salary £43,250 £40,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,000 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £32,950
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
2250 1809 1833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.50% 98.05% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1674 1469 1616
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 30 May 2016.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 20 (62.50%) Information Security
2 18 (56.25%) Finance
3 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
3 17 (53.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (46.88%) SIEM
5 13 (40.63%) CISSP
6 11 (34.38%) CISM
7 10 (31.25%) Firewall
7 10 (31.25%) Network Security
8 9 (28.13%) Data Protection
8 9 (28.13%) CISA
9 8 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (25.00%) ISMS
10 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (21.88%) SSL
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 6 (18.75%) Financial Institution
11 6 (18.75%) Banking
11 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
12 5 (15.63%) Internal Audit
13 3 (9.38%) CRISC
13 3 (9.38%) Security Auditing
13 3 (9.38%) Law
13 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
13 3 (9.38%) Forcepoint
13 3 (9.38%) Information Security Management
13 3 (9.38%) Security Management
13 3 (9.38%) IIS
14 2 (6.25%) Risk 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 3 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
1 10 (31.25%) Network Security
2 7 (21.88%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
2 6 (18.75%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.38%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Information Security
2 15 (46.88%) SIEM
3 9 (28.13%) Data Protection
4 8 (25.00%) ISMS
5 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (15.63%) Internal Audit
7 3 (9.38%) Information Security Management
7 3 (9.38%) Security Auditing
7 3 (9.38%) Security Management
8 2 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.13%) CRM
9 1 (3.13%) Data Security
9 1 (3.13%) Information Assurance
9 1 (3.13%) IT Governance
9 1 (3.13%) ITIL
9 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) CISSP
2 11 (34.38%) CISM
3 9 (28.13%) CISA
4 3 (9.38%) CRISC
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (53.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Forcepoint
3 2 (6.25%) LogRhythm
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago