The median annual salary for a Security Officer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Officer
England / West Midlands
Rank 196 214 212
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 17 29 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.48% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.49% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 2
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.12% -8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,250 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,500 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.52% -13.63%  

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 4511 5864 4839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.84% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3721 4773 4129
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
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%  

Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Officer 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Security Officer 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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 +9 15 £40,000 - 1
Coventry +21 1 - -
Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Security Officer in the job title.

1 36 (85.71%) CISSP
2 29 (69.05%) CISM
2 29 (69.05%) Information Security
2 29 (69.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (64.29%) CISA
4 24 (57.14%) SIEM
5 23 (54.76%) PCI DSS
6 22 (52.38%) Risk Assessment
7 20 (47.62%) Finance
7 20 (47.62%) Data Security
7 20 (47.62%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (47.62%) ITIL
8 18 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (38.10%) Data Centre
9 16 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement Process
9 16 (38.10%) Cyber Essentials
9 16 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (38.10%) IT Governance
9 16 (38.10%) Management Information System
9 16 (38.10%) Risk Management
9 16 (38.10%) Sentinel
9 16 (38.10%) Cryptography
10 14 (33.33%) CESG
10 14 (33.33%) assyst
10 14 (33.33%) Incident Management
10 14 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
10 14 (33.33%) Service Delivery
10 14 (33.33%) Change Management
10 14 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 14 (33.33%) Service Management

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 16 (38.10%) Sentinel
2 14 (33.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Network Security
2 8 (19.05%) Firewall
General
1 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 16 (38.10%) Management Information System
3 14 (33.33%) CESG
3 14 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
3 14 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Information Security
2 24 (57.14%) SIEM
3 22 (52.38%) Risk Assessment
4 20 (47.62%) Data Security
4 20 (47.62%) ITIL
5 16 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 16 (38.10%) Cryptography
5 16 (38.10%) IT Governance
5 16 (38.10%) Risk Management
6 14 (33.33%) Change Management
6 14 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 14 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 14 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 14 (33.33%) IT Audit
6 14 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 14 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 14 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 14 (33.33%) Service Management
7 9 (21.43%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 36 (85.71%) CISSP
2 29 (69.05%) CISM
3 27 (64.29%) CISA
4 20 (47.62%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (16.67%) CISMP
7 3 (7.14%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (69.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (54.76%) PCI DSS
3 16 (38.10%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 14 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) LogRhythm
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
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