The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 182 174 186
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 44 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.57% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.03% 6.48% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41 23 9
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £36,250 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
PCI DSS
England

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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
487 463 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.47% 8.82% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 429 365 383
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £23,050 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

PCI DSS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -9 19 £19,000 -57.77% 1
Birmingham -5 12 £44,500 +36.92% 1
Coventry - 9 £54,000 -
Warwickshire +1 3 £38,500 -18.94%
Solihull - 1 £47,500 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 64 (69.57%) Information Security
2 48 (52.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (33.70%) Security Testing
4 28 (30.43%) CISSP
5 22 (23.91%) Data Protection
6 21 (22.83%) Data Protection Act
7 19 (20.65%) Wireshark
7 19 (20.65%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (20.65%) Management Information System
8 15 (16.30%) .NET
9 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET
9 14 (15.22%) SQL
9 14 (15.22%) CISA
9 14 (15.22%) CISM
9 14 (15.22%) Network Architecture
10 12 (13.04%) Risk Management
10 12 (13.04%) Finance
11 11 (11.96%) Web Development
11 11 (11.96%) CISMP
11 11 (11.96%) Firewall
12 10 (10.87%) Games
13 9 (9.78%) T-SQL
13 9 (9.78%) ITIL
13 9 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (9.78%) Cisco
13 9 (9.78%) Online Games
14 8 (8.70%) Network Security
14 8 (8.70%) Security Management
14 8 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
15 7 (7.61%) Project Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.65%) Wireshark
2 11 (11.96%) Firewall
3 8 (8.70%) Network Security
4 7 (7.61%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.52%) WAN
6 5 (5.43%) VPN
7 4 (4.35%) BGP
8 3 (3.26%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.17%) SAN
9 2 (2.17%) MPLS
9 2 (2.17%) LAN
9 2 (2.17%) IPsec
10 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Games
3 5 (5.43%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (34.78%) Analyst
2 30 (32.61%) Security Analyst
3 26 (28.26%) Information Analyst
3 26 (28.26%) Information Security Analyst
4 16 (17.39%) Junior
5 15 (16.30%) Security Specialist
6 14 (15.22%) Information Security Officer
6 14 (15.22%) Security Officer
7 13 (14.13%) Junior Analyst
8 12 (13.04%) Junior Information Analyst
9 10 (10.87%) Consultant
10 8 (8.70%) Security Consultant
10 8 (8.70%) Security Manager
11 7 (7.61%) Application Security Specialist
11 7 (7.61%) Project Manager
11 7 (7.61%) Applications Specialist
12 6 (6.52%) Information Manager
12 6 (6.52%) Information Security Manager
12 6 (6.52%) Information Specialist
12 6 (6.52%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.30%) .NET
2 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) Data Protection Act
2 19 (20.65%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.78%) Online Games
4 6 (6.52%) CESG
5 2 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.17%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.17%) Online Gambling
5 2 (2.17%) RMADS
6 1 (1.09%) Open Source
6 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) UNIX
1 3 (3.26%) Windows
1 3 (3.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (69.57%) Information Security
2 31 (33.70%) Security Testing
3 22 (23.91%) Data Protection
4 19 (20.65%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (15.22%) Network Architecture
6 12 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 11 (11.96%) Web Development
8 9 (9.78%) ITIL
9 8 (8.70%) Security Management
9 8 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (7.61%) Project Management
11 6 (6.52%) Information Assurance
11 6 (6.52%) Web Application Development
12 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
12 5 (5.43%) ISMS
13 4 (4.35%) OWASP
13 4 (4.35%) CRM
13 4 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
14 3 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (3.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) SQL
2 9 (9.78%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.09%) VB
4 1 (1.09%) C#
4 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (30.43%) CISSP
2 14 (15.22%) CISA
2 14 (15.22%) CISM
3 11 (11.96%) CISMP
4 9 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.43%) CCNP
6 4 (4.35%) CCNA
6 4 (4.35%) Degree
7 3 (3.26%) CEH
7 3 (3.26%) CCDP
7 3 (3.26%) CCIE
7 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.17%) SSCP
8 2 (2.17%) CCSP
8 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.17%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (52.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.43%) COBIT
3 4 (4.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.17%) QA
4 2 (2.17%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Nmap
2 2 (2.17%) Squid
2 2 (2.17%) vCloud
2 2 (2.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.09%) Nessus
2 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Cisco
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) CheckPoint
3 5 (5.43%) Sourcefire
4 3 (3.26%) Fortinet
4 3 (3.26%) Tufin
4 3 (3.26%) LogRhythm
4 3 (3.26%) Tripwire
4 3 (3.26%) VMware
5 2 (2.17%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.17%) Juniper
5 2 (2.17%) NetApp
5 2 (2.17%) Websense
6 1 (1.09%) Symantec
6 1 (1.09%) Remedy
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago