The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 189 212 191
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 14 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.072% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.076% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 2
Average salary £42,500 £56,250 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +89.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £40,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £72,500 £29,950
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.36%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4979 5273 4677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.60% 94.96% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4165 4416 4090
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Officer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 Security Officer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
(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
Walsall - 6 £42,500 -
Birmingham +6 4 £34,250 -39.11% 2
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £39,000 -
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Security Officer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (78.95%) PCI DSS
3 14 (73.68%) Management Information System
4 11 (57.89%) CISMP
5 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (31.58%) Information Assurance
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Legal
7 5 (26.32%) ISMS
8 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (21.05%) CISSP
9 3 (15.79%) CA
9 3 (15.79%) CISA
9 3 (15.79%) CISM
9 3 (15.79%) UNIX
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
9 3 (15.79%) MS Project
9 3 (15.79%) MS Office
9 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.79%) Tripwire
9 3 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
9 3 (15.79%) Firewall
9 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
9 3 (15.79%) Security Management
9 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
1 3 (15.79%) MS Project
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
General
1 5 (26.32%) Legal
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) Information Assurance
3 5 (26.32%) ISMS
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
5 3 (15.79%) Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) BCP
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) Information Management
7 1 (5.26%) Computer Security
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) CISMP
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) CISSP
3 3 (15.79%) CISA
3 3 (15.79%) CISM
4 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) PCI DSS
2 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) BS7799
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) CA
2 3 (15.79%) Tripwire
2 3 (15.79%) LogRhythm
2 3 (15.79%) Tufin
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Computacenter
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp
3 2 (10.53%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Car, Bonus & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago