The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Officer
Rank 195 196 187
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.098% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4762 4843 4456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.32% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 4053 3851
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Information Security Officer
England

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Walsall - 2 £38,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 -
Birmingham -9 1 £33,000 -26.66% 1
Information Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) Legal
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security Management
3 4 (57.14%) Security Management
3 4 (57.14%) ISMS
4 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (28.57%) MS Project
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) CISSP
5 2 (28.57%) CA
5 2 (28.57%) CISMP
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
6 1 (14.29%) Tufin
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 1 (14.29%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
1 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 4 (57.14%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security Management
2 4 (57.14%) Security Management
2 4 (57.14%) ISMS
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) CISMP
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Computacenter
3 1 (14.29%) Tripwire
3 1 (14.29%) Tufin
3 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
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