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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 179 190 188
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 32 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.41% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.22% 4.87% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 13
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
443 472 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.17% 8.46% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 360 388 398
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,925 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 August 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 August 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
Birmingham +11 14 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Coventry +7 10 £54,000 +54.28%
Walsall +3 6 £45,000 +40.62%
Staffordshire -19 2 £60,000 +9.09%
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 44 (53.01%) Information Security
2 32 (38.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (32.53%) Security Testing
4 25 (30.12%) .NET
5 23 (27.71%) Penetration Testing
5 23 (27.71%) ASP.NET
6 22 (26.51%) SQL
6 22 (26.51%) CISSP
7 21 (25.30%) Web Development
8 20 (24.10%) Management Information System
9 15 (18.07%) CISMP
9 15 (18.07%) T-SQL
9 15 (18.07%) Wireshark
10 13 (15.66%) Games
10 13 (15.66%) Online Games
11 12 (14.46%) Web Application Development
11 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
12 11 (13.25%) Risk Management
12 11 (13.25%) Ethical Hacking
13 10 (12.05%) Firewall
13 10 (12.05%) CISA
14 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
14 9 (10.84%) Finance
14 9 (10.84%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (10.84%) Data Protection
15 8 (9.64%) WAN
16 7 (8.43%) ISO 9001
16 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
16 7 (8.43%) CISM
16 7 (8.43%) Information Assurance

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.07%) Wireshark
2 10 (12.05%) Firewall
3 8 (9.64%) WAN
4 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.23%) Network Security
6 5 (6.02%) SAN
7 4 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.82%) BGP
8 3 (3.61%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.41%) MPLS
9 2 (2.41%) VPN
9 2 (2.41%) LAN
9 2 (2.41%) VoIP
9 2 (2.41%) Wireless
9 2 (2.41%) IPsec
10 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (15.66%) Games
2 9 (10.84%) Finance
3 6 (7.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Security Specialist
2 15 (18.07%) Applications Specialist
2 15 (18.07%) Information Security Officer
2 15 (18.07%) Security Officer
2 15 (18.07%) Application Security Specialist
3 14 (16.87%) Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) Security Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) Information Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) Information Security Specialist
7 7 (8.43%) Information Specialist
8 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.02%) Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) Junior
9 5 (6.02%) Security Manager
10 4 (4.82%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Senior Manager
10 4 (4.82%) Security Consultant
11 3 (3.61%) Administrator
11 3 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.12%) .NET
2 23 (27.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Management Information System
2 13 (15.66%) Online Games
3 9 (10.84%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.41%) CESG
5 1 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Linux
2 5 (6.02%) Windows
3 3 (3.61%) UNIX
4 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.01%) Information Security
2 27 (32.53%) Security Testing
3 23 (27.71%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (25.30%) Web Development
5 12 (14.46%) Web Application Development
6 11 (13.25%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (13.25%) Risk Management
7 9 (10.84%) Data Protection
8 7 (8.43%) Information Assurance
9 6 (7.23%) ITIL
9 6 (7.23%) Project Management
10 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.82%) CRM
10 4 (4.82%) Security Management
10 4 (4.82%) ISMS
11 3 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.61%) Yield Management
11 3 (3.61%) OWASP
11 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
12 2 (2.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) SQL
2 15 (18.07%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.20%) VB
3 1 (1.20%) C#
3 1 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) CISSP
2 15 (18.07%) CISMP
3 10 (12.05%) CISA
4 7 (8.43%) CISM
5 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.82%) CEH
6 4 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.82%) Degree
6 4 (4.82%) CCNA
7 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.41%) MCSE
8 2 (2.41%) MCSA
8 2 (2.41%) CCSP
8 2 (2.41%) CCNP
8 2 (2.41%) MCITP
9 1 (1.20%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (38.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.43%) COBIT
2 7 (8.43%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.41%) GPG13
4 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) vCloud
2 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) Snort
2 2 (2.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco
2 6 (7.23%) VMware
3 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.61%) Tripwire
4 3 (3.61%) Tufin
4 3 (3.61%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.41%) Sourcefire
5 2 (2.41%) Veeam
5 2 (2.41%) Websense
5 2 (2.41%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) Juniper
5 2 (2.41%) NetApp
6 1 (1.20%) Symantec
6 1 (1.20%) Remedy
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