The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Information Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Officer
Rank 219 212 206
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 27 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 9
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £26,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.38% +3.52%
Information Security Officer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5867 5536 5209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.24% 96.85% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4606 4614 4404
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Information Security Officer in the job title.

Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Officer across the West Midlands region.

Information Security Officer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Information Security Officer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Officer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Information Security Officer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Officer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 12 £40,000 +53.84% 1
West Bromwich - 7 £40,000 -
Solihull +15 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £55,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £41,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Information Security Officer
England

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Information 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 West Midlands region featuring Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Information Security
2 30 (69.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (58.14%) CISSP
4 18 (41.86%) ISMS
5 14 (32.56%) CISM
6 12 (27.91%) Information Security Management
6 12 (27.91%) Security Management
6 12 (27.91%) PCI DSS
7 11 (25.58%) Data Protection
7 11 (25.58%) CISA
8 10 (23.26%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (23.26%) LogRhythm
8 10 (23.26%) SIEM
9 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
10 8 (18.60%) ISO27002
10 8 (18.60%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (16.28%) Statistical Analysis
11 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
11 7 (16.28%) CA
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.95%) ITIL
12 6 (13.95%) Legal
13 5 (11.63%) Finance
13 5 (11.63%) Firewall
13 5 (11.63%) MS Project
13 5 (11.63%) MS Office
13 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
13 5 (11.63%) Internal Audit
14 4 (9.30%) Security Auditing
14 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
1 5 (11.63%) MS Project
1 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.30%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
General
1 6 (13.95%) Legal
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (41.86%) ISMS
3 12 (27.91%) Information Security Management
3 12 (27.91%) Security Management
4 11 (25.58%) Data Protection
5 10 (23.26%) SIEM
6 8 (18.60%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
7 7 (16.28%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (13.95%) ITIL
9 5 (11.63%) Internal Audit
10 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.30%) Data Security
10 4 (9.30%) Information Assurance
10 4 (9.30%) IT Governance
10 4 (9.30%) Security Auditing
11 3 (6.98%) Ethical Hacking
12 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
12 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
12 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) CISSP
2 14 (32.56%) CISM
3 11 (25.58%) CISA
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) CISMP
6 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (69.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (27.91%) PCI DSS
3 8 (18.60%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) LogRhythm
2 7 (16.28%) CA
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Computacenter
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
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