Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Security Officer was £39,498 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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

Information Security Officer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 195 179
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 13 8 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.34% 0.21% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.21% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 26
Birmingham median annual salary £39,498 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.23% +62.50% +53.85%
10th Percentile £31,250 £62,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £42,750 £67,500 £47,625
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £58,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -31.06% +46.88% +53.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,667 3,752 4,628
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 96.35% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,661 3,083 3,434
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Information Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Information Security Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, Information Security Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) CISSP
1 13 (100.00%) CISM
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
1 13 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (84.62%) Data Protection
2 11 (84.62%) Risk Management
3 10 (76.92%) CESG
3 10 (76.92%) Freedom of Information
3 10 (76.92%) Management Information System
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL
3 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
4 9 (69.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (69.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 9 (69.23%) PCI DSS
4 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 9 (69.23%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (69.23%) Service Management
4 9 (69.23%) CISA
4 9 (69.23%) assyst
4 9 (69.23%) Cryptography
5 8 (61.54%) IT Governance
6 7 (53.85%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (53.85%) Incident Management
6 7 (53.85%) Sentinel
6 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
6 7 (53.85%) Data Security
6 7 (53.85%) Service Delivery
6 7 (53.85%) Change Management
6 7 (53.85%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (53.85%) ITIL V3

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 9 (69.23%) assyst
2 7 (53.85%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
General
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) CESG
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
1 10 (76.92%) Freedom of Information
1 10 (76.92%) Management Information System
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (53.85%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (23.08%) BYOD
4 2 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (84.62%) Data Protection
2 11 (84.62%) Risk Management
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL
4 9 (69.23%) Cryptography
4 9 (69.23%) Service Management
5 8 (61.54%) IT Governance
6 7 (53.85%) Change Management
6 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
6 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 7 (53.85%) Data Security
6 7 (53.85%) Incident Management
6 7 (53.85%) IT Audit
6 7 (53.85%) ITIL V3
6 7 (53.85%) Problem Management
6 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (53.85%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (53.85%) Service Delivery
6 7 (53.85%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CISM
1 13 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) CISA
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (69.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 9 (69.23%) PCI DSS
3 7 (53.85%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) GDPR
5 3 (23.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft