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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Officer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 102 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 29 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.52% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.33% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 7
Median salary £40,000 £26,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -50.47%
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-12.01% -9.52%

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
1860 1828 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.38% 96.87% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 1532 1605
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 42 (82.35%) Information Security
1 42 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (62.75%) CISSP
3 30 (58.82%) CISM
4 27 (52.94%) PCI DSS
5 24 (47.06%) CISA
6 23 (45.10%) Data Protection
7 22 (43.14%) SIEM
7 22 (43.14%) Risk Assessment
7 22 (43.14%) Risk Management
8 19 (37.25%) ISMS
9 18 (35.29%) Finance
10 16 (31.37%) IT Governance
10 16 (31.37%) Cryptography
10 16 (31.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (31.37%) Data Security
10 16 (31.37%) Management Information System
10 16 (31.37%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (31.37%) ITIL
10 16 (31.37%) Continuous Improvement Process
11 13 (25.49%) IT Audit
11 13 (25.49%) Configuration Management
11 13 (25.49%) Service Management
11 13 (25.49%) Service Delivery
11 13 (25.49%) Change Management
11 13 (25.49%) CESG
11 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
11 13 (25.49%) ITIL V3
11 13 (25.49%) Video Conferencing

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:

Business Applications
1 13 (25.49%) assyst
1 13 (25.49%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Network Security
2 8 (15.69%) Firewall
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Law
3 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (31.37%) Cryptography
1 16 (31.37%) Management Information System
2 13 (25.49%) CESG
2 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
2 13 (25.49%) Freedom of Information
2 13 (25.49%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (9.80%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) Information Security
2 23 (45.10%) Data Protection
3 22 (43.14%) Risk Assessment
3 22 (43.14%) Risk Management
3 22 (43.14%) SIEM
4 19 (37.25%) ISMS
5 16 (31.37%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (31.37%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 16 (31.37%) Data Security
5 16 (31.37%) IT Governance
5 16 (31.37%) ITIL
6 13 (25.49%) Change Management
6 13 (25.49%) Configuration Management
6 13 (25.49%) Incident Management
6 13 (25.49%) IT Audit
6 13 (25.49%) ITIL V3
6 13 (25.49%) Problem Management
6 13 (25.49%) Service Delivery
6 13 (25.49%) Service Management
7 9 (17.65%) Internal Audit
Qualifications
1 32 (62.75%) CISSP
2 30 (58.82%) CISM
3 24 (47.06%) CISA
4 16 (31.37%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
5 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
6 7 (13.73%) CISMP
7 4 (7.84%) CEH
8 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (52.94%) PCI DSS
3 13 (25.49%) QA
4 2 (3.92%) GDPR
4 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) LogRhythm
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
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