The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had IT Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Officer
Rank 222 231 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 15 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.017% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.018% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
IT 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
5876 5667 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.98% 95.94% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4632 4647 4273
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT Security Officer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Security Officer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IT 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 IT Security Officer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 0 10 £44,000 +10.00%
West Bromwich - 4 £40,000 -
Walsall - 2 £41,250 -
IT Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT 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 IT Security Officer in the job title.

1 25 (86.21%) SIEM
2 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
3 22 (75.86%) Finance
4 17 (58.62%) Firewall
5 15 (51.72%) Network Security
6 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (34.48%) Information Security
8 9 (31.03%) Banking
8 9 (31.03%) Financial Institution
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
9 8 (27.59%) SSL
9 8 (27.59%) CISSP
9 8 (27.59%) Data Loss Prevention
10 7 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
12 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (10.34%) LogRhythm
13 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
13 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 2 (6.90%) ISMS
13 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
13 2 (6.90%) Information Security Management
13 2 (6.90%) Security Management
13 2 (6.90%) Legal
13 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
14 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
14 1 (3.45%) CISA
14 1 (3.45%) CISM
14 1 (3.45%) IIS

IT 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) Network Security
3 8 (27.59%) SSL
General
1 22 (75.86%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
2 9 (31.03%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) SIEM
2 10 (34.48%) Information Security
3 8 (27.59%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Management
5 2 (6.90%) ISMS
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.90%) Security Management
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) CISA
2 1 (3.45%) CISM
2 1 (3.45%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint