The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 210 192 200
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 3 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.058% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Average salary £43,750 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -14.44%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -3.40%
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
4939 4328 4678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.05% 95.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4235 3572 3969
Average salary £38,500 £39,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Officer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Officer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 2 £43,750 -29.14% 2
Solihull - 1 - -
Information Security Officer
England

Information Security Officer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Information 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 Information Security Officer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (60.00%) CISA
3 6 (60.00%) CISM
4 5 (50.00%) IRCA
5 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Security
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (20.00%) CISSP
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (20.00%) Security Management
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Legal
7 1 (10.00%) Tripwire
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) JSP
7 1 (10.00%) UNIX
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
7 1 (10.00%) RMADS
7 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
7 1 (10.00%) Tufin

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Information 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 Information Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CISA
1 6 (60.00%) CISM
2 5 (50.00%) IRCA
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Tripwire
1 1 (10.00%) Tufin
1 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
Birmingham
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 21 days ago