The median annual salary for a Information Security Officer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Officer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 115 129 115
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 10 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.55% 0.38% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.40% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 2
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.79% -11.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1774 2237 1662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.05% 95.52% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1742 1406
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Information Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Information Security Officer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Officer in Birmingham

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Officer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Information Security Officer in Birmingham

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Information 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 Birmingham region featuring Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) CISSP
1 24 (100.00%) CISM
1 24 (100.00%) Information Security
1 24 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (91.67%) PCI DSS
2 22 (91.67%) CISA
3 15 (62.50%) ITIL
3 15 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (62.50%) Sentinel
3 15 (62.50%) Cryptography
3 15 (62.50%) Data Security
3 15 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 15 (62.50%) IT Governance
3 15 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 15 (62.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 14 (58.33%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
5 12 (50.00%) assyst
5 12 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (50.00%) QA
5 12 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 12 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 12 (50.00%) CESG
5 12 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 12 (50.00%) Service Management
5 12 (50.00%) Service Delivery

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Sentinel
2 12 (50.00%) assyst
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 12 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (50.00%) CESG
2 12 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 12 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 15 (62.50%) Cryptography
2 15 (62.50%) Data Security
2 15 (62.50%) IT Governance
2 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 15 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 14 (58.33%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (50.00%) Change Management
4 12 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 12 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 12 (50.00%) IT Audit
4 12 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 12 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 12 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 12 (50.00%) Service Management
4 12 (50.00%) SIEM
5 9 (37.50%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) CISM
1 24 (100.00%) CISSP
2 22 (91.67%) CISA
3 15 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (29.17%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (91.67%) PCI DSS
3 15 (62.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 12 (50.00%) QA
5 2 (8.33%) GDPR