The median annual salary for an Information Security Officer was - in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 128 117
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 6 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.51% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.53% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 8
Median salary - £40,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +53.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year +16.56% -7.38%  

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 1870 2247 1965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.69% 96.07% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1669 1621
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 16 (100.00%) CISSP
1 16 (100.00%) CISA
1 16 (100.00%) CISM
1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
1 16 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 13 (81.25%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 13 (81.25%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (81.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (81.25%) IT Governance
2 13 (81.25%) Data Centre
2 13 (81.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 13 (81.25%) Sentinel
2 13 (81.25%) Cryptography
2 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 13 (81.25%) Data Security
2 13 (81.25%) Risk Management
2 13 (81.25%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (75.00%) Finance
4 9 (56.25%) Information Assurance
4 9 (56.25%) Retail
5 4 (25.00%) CESG
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (25.00%) assyst

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:

Business Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Sentinel
2 4 (25.00%) assyst
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) CESG
2 4 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (81.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (81.25%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 13 (81.25%) Cryptography
2 13 (81.25%) Data Security
2 13 (81.25%) IT Governance
2 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 13 (81.25%) Risk Management
3 9 (56.25%) Information Assurance
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (25.00%) IT Audit
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CISA
1 16 (100.00%) CISM
1 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 13 (81.25%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) CISMP
4 3 (18.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 13 (81.25%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (81.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (25.00%) QA
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gowling WLG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago