The median annual salary for a IT Security Officer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands 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
IT Security Officer
England / West Midlands
Rank 205 223 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 5 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 0
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.70% -7.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4568 5904 4865
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.86% 96.34% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3763 4801 4148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured IT Security Officer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Officer in the West Midlands

IT Security Officer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Security Officer in the West Midlands

IT 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 IT Security Officer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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 +7 5 £40,000 - 1
IT Security Officer
England

IT Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT 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 IT Security Officer in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) CISSP
2 12 (75.00%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) CISA
3 9 (56.25%) CISM
3 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (56.25%) Information Security
3 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
3 9 (56.25%) SIEM
4 7 (43.75%) Network Security
4 7 (43.75%) ISMS
4 7 (43.75%) Internal Audit
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) CISMP
4 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (43.75%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) LogRhythm
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (12.50%) CEH
7 2 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (12.50%) CESG
7 2 (12.50%) Sentinel
7 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
7 2 (12.50%) assyst
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL

IT 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) assyst
1 2 (12.50%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
1 7 (43.75%) Network Security
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) CESG
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
1 9 (56.25%) SIEM
2 7 (43.75%) Internal Audit
2 7 (43.75%) ISMS
2 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Data Security
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) IT Audit
4 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CISSP
2 9 (56.25%) CISA
2 9 (56.25%) CISM
3 7 (43.75%) CISMP
4 2 (12.50%) CEH
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) LogRhythm
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
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