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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Officer
Rank 218 211 185
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.020% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.021% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £61,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -14.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £52,500 £43,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £80,350
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +22.22%
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
5371 4794 4071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.10% 96.99% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4487 4180 3357
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Officer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -4 5 £26,000 -50.47%
Herefordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Information Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Information Security
1 13 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (84.62%) PCI DSS
3 6 (46.15%) SIEM
3 6 (46.15%) ISMS
4 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
4 5 (38.46%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
5 4 (30.77%) Security Management
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) CISSP
6 3 (23.08%) DBS Check
7 2 (15.38%) CISA
7 2 (15.38%) CISM
8 1 (7.69%) Degree
8 1 (7.69%) ISO27002
8 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (7.69%) F5
8 1 (7.69%) CA
8 1 (7.69%) McAfee
8 1 (7.69%) MS Project
8 1 (7.69%) MS Office
8 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
8 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) EMC
8 1 (7.69%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) ISMS
2 6 (46.15%) SIEM
3 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
1 3 (23.08%) DBS Check
2 2 (15.38%) CISA
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (84.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) CA
1 1 (7.69%) Computacenter
1 1 (7.69%) EMC
1 1 (7.69%) F5
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft