The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 218 209 188
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 14 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.020% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.021% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 6
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £50,000 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
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
5435 4807 4112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.02% 96.72% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4181 3382
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,905
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
Birmingham +4 8 £40,000 -20.00%
Herefordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Coventry - 1 £37,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (83.33%) Information Security
3 11 (61.11%) PCI DSS
4 8 (44.44%) ISMS
5 7 (38.89%) SIEM
6 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 6 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) CISSP
7 5 (27.78%) CISA
7 5 (27.78%) CISM
7 5 (27.78%) Information Security Management
7 5 (27.78%) Security Management
7 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 3 (16.67%) Internal Audit
9 3 (16.67%) DBS Check
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
10 2 (11.11%) IIS
10 2 (11.11%) CA
10 2 (11.11%) Forcepoint
10 2 (11.11%) ISO27002
10 2 (11.11%) CRISC
11 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
11 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Information Security
2 8 (44.44%) ISMS
3 7 (38.89%) SIEM
4 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 5 (27.78%) Information Security Management
5 5 (27.78%) Security Management
6 3 (16.67%) Internal Audit
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) CISA
2 5 (27.78%) CISM
3 3 (16.67%) DBS Check
4 2 (11.11%) CRISC
5 1 (5.56%) CEH
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (61.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.11%) ISO27002
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) CA
2 2 (11.11%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.56%) Computacenter
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
West Midlands
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Acumin
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago