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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Officer
Rank 223 220 214
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 22 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 6
Median salary £40,000 £33,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -18.51%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -0.57%
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
5983 5203 5017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.38% 97.13% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4721 4354 4227
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,500 £22,500
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 28 May 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 28 May 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
West Bromwich - 9 £40,000 -
Birmingham -12 7 £40,000 +53.84%
Staffordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £41,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Information Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 33 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (69.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (60.61%) CISSP
4 15 (45.45%) ISMS
5 12 (36.36%) Data Protection
6 11 (33.33%) Information Security Management
6 11 (33.33%) Security Management
6 11 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
8 9 (27.27%) SIEM
8 9 (27.27%) LogRhythm
8 9 (27.27%) CISM
9 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
10 7 (21.21%) CISA
11 5 (15.15%) Firewall
11 5 (15.15%) Finance
11 5 (15.15%) Internal Audit
12 4 (12.12%) ISO27002
12 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (12.12%) Statistical Analysis
12 4 (12.12%) CA
13 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 3 (9.09%) Law
13 3 (9.09%) Legal
13 3 (9.09%) DBS Check
13 3 (9.09%) Security Auditing
14 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
14 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
14 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet

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 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Project
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Law
2 3 (9.09%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (45.45%) ISMS
3 12 (36.36%) Data Protection
4 11 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 11 (33.33%) Security Management
5 9 (27.27%) SIEM
6 5 (15.15%) Internal Audit
7 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (12.12%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Security Auditing
9 2 (6.06%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 1 (3.03%) CRM
10 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) CISSP
2 9 (27.27%) CISM
3 7 (21.21%) CISA
4 3 (9.09%) DBS Check
5 2 (6.06%) CISMP
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (69.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
3 4 (12.12%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) LogRhythm
2 4 (12.12%) CA
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Computacenter
4 1 (3.03%) EMC
4 1 (3.03%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
Bristol, Peterborough or Solihull
Environment Agency
Salary: £31,654-£41,279 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Computacenter
Salary: benefits
Posted: 9 days ago