The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 182 221 219
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 47 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.18% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 35 10 12
Median salary £42,500 £33,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -23.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,000 £35,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,200 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
5773 5608 5187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.83% 95.70% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4568 4599 4333
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 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security Officer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Officer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Security Officer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Officer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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 Security Officer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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 +11 29 £42,500 +63.46% 2
West Bromwich - 8 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £77,500 -
Solihull +13 2 - -
Walsall - 2 £41,250 -
Coventry +2 1 £100,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Security Officer in the job title.

1 62 (74.70%) Information Security
2 40 (48.19%) SIEM
2 40 (48.19%) CISSP
3 38 (45.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (33.73%) Finance
5 27 (32.53%) Active Directory
6 24 (28.92%) Firewall
7 19 (22.89%) CISM
7 19 (22.89%) Network Security
7 19 (22.89%) ISMS
8 18 (21.69%) PCI DSS
9 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
10 16 (19.28%) Management Information System
11 15 (18.07%) Information Security Management
11 15 (18.07%) CISA
11 15 (18.07%) Security Management
11 15 (18.07%) LogRhythm
11 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (14.46%) Data Protection
12 12 (14.46%) Risk Management
13 11 (13.25%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (12.05%) ITIL
14 10 (12.05%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (10.84%) Legal
15 9 (10.84%) Banking
15 9 (10.84%) Financial Institution
16 8 (9.64%) Data Security
16 8 (9.64%) SSL
16 8 (9.64%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (9.64%) Cryptography

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 (1.20%) IIS
1 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Office
1 5 (6.02%) MS Project
1 5 (6.02%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.82%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.92%) Firewall
2 19 (22.89%) Network Security
3 8 (9.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.20%) SAN
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
2 9 (10.84%) Financial Institution
2 9 (10.84%) Legal
3 4 (4.82%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Management Information System
2 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (13.25%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (9.64%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (74.70%) Information Security
2 40 (48.19%) SIEM
3 19 (22.89%) ISMS
4 15 (18.07%) Information Security Management
4 15 (18.07%) Security Management
5 12 (14.46%) Data Protection
5 12 (14.46%) Risk Management
6 10 (12.05%) ITIL
6 10 (12.05%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (9.64%) Data Loss Prevention
7 8 (9.64%) Data Security
7 8 (9.64%) Information Assurance
7 8 (9.64%) IT Governance
8 7 (8.43%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (8.43%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (6.02%) Internal Audit
10 4 (4.82%) Security Auditing
11 3 (3.61%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (3.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (48.19%) CISSP
2 19 (22.89%) CISM
3 15 (18.07%) CISA
4 8 (9.64%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) CISMP
7 1 (1.20%) CRISC
7 1 (1.20%) Degree
7 1 (1.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (45.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (21.69%) PCI DSS
3 8 (9.64%) ISO27002
4 2 (2.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (32.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.07%) LogRhythm
3 7 (8.43%) CA
4 1 (1.20%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.20%) EMC
4 1 (1.20%) F5
4 1 (1.20%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.20%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.20%) VMware
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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