The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 123 122 104
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 11 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.47% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.61% 2.78% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £53,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
PCI DSS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
196 180 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.44% 8.38% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 157 162 143
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,308 £30,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Birmingham region.

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Birmingham

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS.

1 18 (81.82%) Information Security
2 15 (68.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (63.64%) CISSP
4 10 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 10 (45.45%) CISM
5 7 (31.82%) CISA
5 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) ISMS
7 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
9 3 (13.64%) Legal
9 3 (13.64%) CESG
9 3 (13.64%) Retail
9 3 (13.64%) Tripwire
9 3 (13.64%) CRM
9 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
9 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 3 (13.64%) UNIX
9 3 (13.64%) Windows
9 3 (13.64%) Project Management
9 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Yield Management
9 3 (13.64%) Tufin
9 3 (13.64%) CEH
9 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Legal
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Information Security Officer
1 6 (27.27%) Security Officer
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Information Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Information Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Security Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Information Security Officer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) CESG
3 2 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 2 (9.09%) RMADS
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Information Security
2 10 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) ISMS
5 3 (13.64%) Yield Management
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) IT Governance
5 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security Management
6 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
6 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) SIEM
6 2 (9.09%) Security Management
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
1 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) CISSP
2 10 (45.45%) CISM
3 7 (31.82%) CISA
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (13.64%) CEH
6 2 (9.09%) SSCP
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (9.09%) CCNP
6 2 (9.09%) CCNA
7 1 (4.55%) CISMP
7 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) COBIT
2 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
3 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (9.09%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Snort
1 2 (9.09%) Squid
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Tripwire
2 3 (13.64%) Tufin
2 3 (13.64%) LogRhythm
3 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
3 2 (9.09%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Websense
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
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