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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Officer
England / West Midlands
Rank 191 234 -
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 11 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.084% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.087% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 0
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,896 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -29.16%

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
4505 5724 4916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.28% 96.56% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3672 4733 4225
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +20 11 £40,000 -3.03%
IT Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 15 (88.24%) CISSP
2 13 (76.47%) Finance
3 10 (58.82%) SIEM
4 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
4 9 (52.94%) Information Security
4 9 (52.94%) CISA
4 9 (52.94%) CISM
5 8 (47.06%) Firewall
5 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 8 (47.06%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (47.06%) Network Security
6 7 (41.18%) ISMS
6 7 (41.18%) Internal Audit
6 7 (41.18%) CISMP
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) LogRhythm
8 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (17.65%) CEH
10 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
10 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
10 2 (11.76%) Service Management
10 2 (11.76%) CESG
10 2 (11.76%) Sentinel
10 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) assyst
1 2 (11.76%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
1 8 (47.06%) Network Security
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) CESG
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) SIEM
2 9 (52.94%) Information Security
3 8 (47.06%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (41.18%) Internal Audit
4 7 (41.18%) ISMS
5 3 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Data Security
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) IT Audit
6 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) CISSP
2 9 (52.94%) CISA
2 9 (52.94%) CISM
3 7 (41.18%) CISMP
4 3 (17.65%) CEH
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) LogRhythm
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft