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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 181 179 195
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 42 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.94% 6.28% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 39 24 9
Average salary £39,250 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £41,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -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
470 446 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.35% 8.45% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 405 358 394
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 £20,000 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 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 2 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 +2 18 £19,000 -57.77% 1
Birmingham -9 12 £40,750 +8.66%
Coventry +1 10 £54,000 +54.28%
Warwickshire +3 1 £70,000 +47.36%
Solihull - 1 £47,500 -
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 63 (67.74%) Information Security
2 46 (49.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (37.63%) Security Testing
4 23 (24.73%) Wireshark
4 23 (24.73%) CISSP
5 22 (23.66%) Penetration Testing
6 21 (22.58%) Data Protection Act
6 21 (22.58%) Data Protection
7 19 (20.43%) .NET
8 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
8 18 (19.35%) SQL
8 18 (19.35%) Management Information System
9 15 (16.13%) Web Development
10 14 (15.05%) Network Architecture
11 13 (13.98%) Online Games
11 13 (13.98%) Games
11 13 (13.98%) CISA
11 13 (13.98%) T-SQL
12 12 (12.90%) CISM
12 12 (12.90%) CISMP
13 11 (11.83%) Risk Management
13 11 (11.83%) Finance
14 10 (10.75%) Web Application Development
15 9 (9.68%) Firewall
15 9 (9.68%) ITIL
16 8 (8.60%) WAN
16 8 (8.60%) Ethical Hacking
17 7 (7.53%) Security Management
17 7 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 (2.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.73%) Wireshark
2 9 (9.68%) Firewall
3 8 (8.60%) WAN
4 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.45%) Network Security
6 5 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.30%) BGP
8 3 (3.23%) VPN
8 3 (3.23%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.23%) SAN
9 2 (2.15%) IPsec
9 2 (2.15%) LAN
9 2 (2.15%) MPLS
10 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (13.98%) Games
2 11 (11.83%) Finance
3 6 (6.45%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Legal
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Analyst
2 28 (30.11%) Security Analyst
3 24 (25.81%) Information Analyst
3 24 (25.81%) Information Security Analyst
4 19 (20.43%) Security Specialist
5 17 (18.28%) Junior
6 15 (16.13%) Information Security Officer
6 15 (16.13%) Security Officer
7 13 (13.98%) Junior Analyst
8 12 (12.90%) Junior Information Analyst
9 10 (10.75%) Application Security Specialist
9 10 (10.75%) Applications Specialist
10 8 (8.60%) Security Manager
11 7 (7.53%) Information Security Specialist
11 7 (7.53%) Information Specialist
11 7 (7.53%) Consultant
12 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
12 6 (6.45%) Information Manager
12 6 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
13 5 (5.38%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.43%) .NET
2 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Data Protection Act
2 18 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 13 (13.98%) Online Games
4 4 (4.30%) CESG
5 2 (2.15%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.15%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.15%) Online Gambling
5 2 (2.15%) RMADS
6 1 (1.08%) Open Source
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) Linux
2 3 (3.23%) UNIX
2 3 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.74%) Information Security
2 35 (37.63%) Security Testing
3 22 (23.66%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (22.58%) Data Protection
5 15 (16.13%) Web Development
6 14 (15.05%) Network Architecture
7 11 (11.83%) Risk Management
8 10 (10.75%) Web Application Development
9 9 (9.68%) ITIL
10 8 (8.60%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (7.53%) Information Assurance
11 7 (7.53%) Security Management
12 6 (6.45%) Project Management
13 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.38%) ISMS
14 4 (4.30%) CRM
14 4 (4.30%) OWASP
15 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce
15 3 (3.23%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) SQL
2 13 (13.98%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.08%) VB
4 1 (1.08%) C#
4 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) CISSP
2 13 (13.98%) CISA
3 12 (12.90%) CISM
3 12 (12.90%) CISMP
4 7 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.30%) CCNA
6 4 (4.30%) Degree
7 3 (3.23%) CEH
7 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.23%) CCNP
8 2 (2.15%) SSCP
8 2 (2.15%) CCSP
8 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.08%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.08%) CCIE
9 1 (1.08%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (49.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.30%) COBIT
2 4 (4.30%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.15%) GPG13
4 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Nmap
2 2 (2.15%) Squid
2 2 (2.15%) Snort
2 2 (2.15%) vCloud
3 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Nessus
1 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) Cisco
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.30%) CheckPoint
2 4 (4.30%) VMware
3 3 (3.23%) Tripwire
3 3 (3.23%) Sourcefire
3 3 (3.23%) Tufin
3 3 (3.23%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.15%) Websense
4 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.15%) Juniper
4 2 (2.15%) NetApp
5 1 (1.08%) Symantec
5 1 (1.08%) Remedy
5 1 (1.08%) Fortinet
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