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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 203 215 204
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 36 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 4
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +20.56%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +7.14%
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
5995 5236 4829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.31% 96.95% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4758 4438 4037
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -7 19 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Bromwich +4 10 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £41,500 -
Coventry - 1 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 34 (72.34%) Information Security
2 26 (55.32%) SIEM
3 25 (53.19%) CISSP
4 24 (51.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
6 15 (31.91%) Finance
7 14 (29.79%) PCI DSS
8 12 (25.53%) Firewall
9 11 (23.40%) CISM
9 11 (23.40%) ISMS
9 11 (23.40%) LogRhythm
10 10 (21.28%) CISA
11 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
11 9 (19.15%) Information Security Management
11 9 (19.15%) Security Management
11 9 (19.15%) Data Protection
11 9 (19.15%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (19.15%) Network Security
12 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
13 5 (10.64%) SSL
13 5 (10.64%) Internal Audit
14 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
14 4 (8.51%) Banking
15 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
15 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
15 3 (6.38%) IIS
15 3 (6.38%) Forcepoint
15 3 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
15 3 (6.38%) CRISC

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 3 (6.38%) IIS
1 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Project
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 9 (19.15%) Network Security
3 5 (10.64%) SSL
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Information Security
2 26 (55.32%) SIEM
3 11 (23.40%) ISMS
4 9 (19.15%) Data Protection
4 9 (19.15%) Information Security Management
4 9 (19.15%) Security Management
5 5 (10.64%) Internal Audit
6 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (4.26%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 1 (2.13%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (2.13%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Security Auditing
9 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) CISSP
2 11 (23.40%) CISM
3 10 (21.28%) CISA
4 3 (6.38%) CRISC
4 3 (6.38%) DBS Check
5 2 (4.26%) CISMP
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (51.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (29.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.26%) ISO27002
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) LogRhythm
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Forcepoint
4 2 (4.26%) CA
5 1 (2.13%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.13%) EMC
5 1 (2.13%) F5
5 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago