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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 169 157 168
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 46 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.55% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.47% 5.53% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 42 17 24
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
486 416 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.61% 9.91% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 396 338 396
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,700 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 -7 21 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Coventry - 9 £60,000 - 2
Staffordshire -7 7 £32,500 -45.83% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £70,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £31,500 -
Solihull - 1 £32,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 60 (63.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (62.77%) Information Security
3 38 (40.43%) CISSP
4 28 (29.79%) Data Protection
5 23 (24.47%) Security Management
6 22 (23.40%) Data Protection Act
7 21 (22.34%) ITIL
8 20 (21.28%) Management Information System
8 20 (21.28%) CISM
9 18 (19.15%) CISA
10 17 (18.09%) PCI QSA
11 16 (17.02%) Security Testing
12 15 (15.96%) Cisco
12 15 (15.96%) CRISC
13 14 (14.89%) SIEM
13 14 (14.89%) Windows
14 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
14 13 (13.83%) Firewall
15 12 (12.77%) Legal
15 12 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (12.77%) Network Architecture
16 11 (11.70%) Wireshark
17 10 (10.64%) Network Security
17 10 (10.64%) PRINCE2
17 10 (10.64%) Risk Management
17 10 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
18 9 (9.57%) Retail
18 9 (9.57%) TOGAF
18 9 (9.57%) Finance
18 9 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (3.19%) Apache
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Office
2 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) Firewall
2 11 (11.70%) Wireshark
3 10 (10.64%) Network Security
4 8 (8.51%) WAN
5 7 (7.45%) VPN
6 6 (6.38%) MPLS
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.26%) LAN
8 3 (3.19%) SAN
8 3 (3.19%) DDNS
8 3 (3.19%) DNS
8 3 (3.19%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.13%) OSPF
9 2 (2.13%) BGP
10 1 (1.06%) VLAN
10 1 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.06%) HSRP
10 1 (1.06%) GLBP
10 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.77%) Legal
2 9 (9.57%) Retail
2 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Games
3 7 (7.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.32%) Banking
5 3 (3.19%) Law
6 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.13%) Automotive
6 2 (2.13%) Electronics
6 2 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (37.23%) Analyst
2 30 (31.91%) Security Analyst
3 29 (30.85%) Information Analyst
4 27 (28.72%) Information Security Analyst
5 17 (18.09%) Consultant
6 16 (17.02%) Security Consultant
7 12 (12.77%) Junior
7 12 (12.77%) Junior Information Analyst
7 12 (12.77%) Junior Analyst
8 10 (10.64%) Architect
8 10 (10.64%) Security Architect
9 8 (8.51%) Security Manager
10 7 (7.45%) Information Manager
10 7 (7.45%) Information Security Manager
11 5 (5.32%) Security Specialist
11 5 (5.32%) Information Security Consultant
12 4 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
12 4 (4.26%) Network Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.19%) Middleware
2 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.19%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.06%) Ajax
3 1 (1.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.06%) XML
3 1 (1.06%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.40%) Data Protection Act
2 20 (21.28%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.32%) CESG
4 3 (3.19%) Online Games
5 2 (2.13%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.13%) Open Source
5 2 (2.13%) Online Gambling
5 2 (2.13%) PKI
5 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.19%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.19%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.77%) Information Security
2 28 (29.79%) Data Protection
3 23 (24.47%) Security Management
4 21 (22.34%) ITIL
5 16 (17.02%) Security Testing
6 14 (14.89%) SIEM
7 12 (12.77%) Network Architecture
8 10 (10.64%) PRINCE2
8 10 (10.64%) Risk Management
8 10 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (9.57%) TOGAF
9 9 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (9.57%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (5.32%) Change Management
10 5 (5.32%) Information Security Management
10 5 (5.32%) Data Security
11 4 (4.26%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.26%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.51%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.13%) C
4 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.06%) VB
4 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (40.43%) CISSP
2 20 (21.28%) CISM
3 18 (19.15%) CISA
4 17 (18.09%) PCI QSA
5 15 (15.96%) CRISC
6 12 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (9.57%) CCNA
8 8 (8.51%) Degree
9 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.26%) CCNP
10 4 (4.26%) JNCIA
11 3 (3.19%) MCITP
11 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.19%) CCDP
11 3 (3.19%) CCIE
11 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (3.19%) MCSE
11 3 (3.19%) CEH
12 2 (2.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (63.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.45%) COBIT
3 6 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.19%) HIPAA
4 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (2.13%) SLA
6 1 (1.06%) QA
6 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) Nmap
3 3 (3.19%) vSphere
4 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) FortiGate
1 3 (3.19%) Nagios
2 2 (2.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Cisco
2 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.51%) VMware
4 7 (7.45%) HP
5 4 (4.26%) Juniper
6 3 (3.19%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.19%) Sourcefire
7 2 (2.13%) F5
8 1 (1.06%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.06%) Tufin
8 1 (1.06%) IBM
8 1 (1.06%) Citrix
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle
8 1 (1.06%) SAP
8 1 (1.06%) Tripwire
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, B8 1AU
Mobile Fun
Salary: £50,000 + bonus.
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to £10,000 bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 23 days ago