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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 199 207 207
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 43 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 11
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
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
5932 5588 5153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.31% 96.83% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4657 4628 4364
Median salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,250 £24,000
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +4 22 £44,000 +33.33%
West Bromwich +6 11 £40,000 -
Solihull +11 2 - -
Walsall - 2 £41,250 -
Warwickshire - 2 £55,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £41,500 -
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 29 June 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 53 (72.60%) Information Security
2 35 (47.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (46.58%) SIEM
3 34 (46.58%) CISSP
4 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
5 26 (35.62%) Finance
6 22 (30.14%) Firewall
7 20 (27.40%) ISMS
8 17 (23.29%) Network Security
8 17 (23.29%) CISM
9 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
10 14 (19.18%) Information Security Management
10 14 (19.18%) CISA
10 14 (19.18%) Security Management
10 14 (19.18%) PCI DSS
11 13 (17.81%) Management Information System
11 13 (17.81%) LogRhythm
12 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (15.07%) Data Protection
14 10 (13.70%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (12.33%) Banking
15 9 (12.33%) Financial Institution
15 9 (12.33%) Risk Assessment
16 8 (10.96%) Legal
16 8 (10.96%) SSL
16 8 (10.96%) ISO27002
17 7 (9.59%) Risk Management
17 7 (9.59%) CA
17 7 (9.59%) Statistical Analysis
17 7 (9.59%) Cybersecurity

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 (4.11%) IIS
1 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Office
1 5 (6.85%) MS Project
1 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.48%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.14%) Firewall
2 17 (23.29%) Network Security
3 8 (10.96%) SSL
4 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
General
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
2 9 (12.33%) Financial Institution
3 8 (10.96%) Legal
4 3 (4.11%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Management Information System
2 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (13.70%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (5.48%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (72.60%) Information Security
2 34 (46.58%) SIEM
3 20 (27.40%) ISMS
4 14 (19.18%) Information Security Management
4 14 (19.18%) Security Management
5 11 (15.07%) Data Protection
6 9 (12.33%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (9.59%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (9.59%) Risk Management
7 7 (9.59%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (8.22%) ITIL
9 5 (6.85%) Internal Audit
10 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.48%) Data Security
10 4 (5.48%) Information Assurance
10 4 (5.48%) IT Governance
10 4 (5.48%) Security Auditing
11 3 (4.11%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (4.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (46.58%) CISSP
2 17 (23.29%) CISM
3 14 (19.18%) CISA
4 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.11%) CRISC
6 2 (2.74%) CISMP
7 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (47.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (19.18%) PCI DSS
3 8 (10.96%) ISO27002
System Software
1 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) LogRhythm
3 7 (9.59%) CA
4 3 (4.11%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.37%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.37%) EMC
5 1 (1.37%) F5
5 1 (1.37%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.37%) VMware
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