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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 175 165 186
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 50 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.93% 0.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.24% 11.21% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 44 46 25
Average salary £46,625 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £34,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £65,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
607 446 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.37% 8.26% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 459 357 409
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 -1 19 £50,000 +13.63% 4
Staffordshire +9 13 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Shropshire - 2 £19,000 -
Walsall -7 1 £26,500 -39.42%
Warwickshire -15 1 £77,500 +93.75% 1
Coventry -22 1 £100,000 +85.18%
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (54.08%) Information Security
2 52 (53.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (31.63%) CISSP
4 23 (23.47%) ITIL
5 22 (22.45%) Finance
6 18 (18.37%) CISM
6 18 (18.37%) Firewall
7 16 (16.33%) Windows
8 15 (15.31%) Management Information System
9 13 (13.27%) Cisco
10 12 (12.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (12.24%) SIEM
10 12 (12.24%) SLA
10 12 (12.24%) WAN
11 11 (11.22%) Cyber Security
11 11 (11.22%) Security Architecture
12 10 (10.20%) GIAC
12 10 (10.20%) VPN
12 10 (10.20%) Chip and PIN
13 9 (9.18%) TCP/IP
13 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
14 8 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (8.16%) Risk Management
14 8 (8.16%) Service Delivery
15 7 (7.14%) VMware
15 7 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (7.14%) CheckPoint
15 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
15 7 (7.14%) Data Privacy
15 7 (7.14%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (4.08%) Apache
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Office
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.37%) Firewall
2 12 (12.24%) WAN
3 10 (10.20%) VPN
4 9 (9.18%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.10%) IPsec
5 5 (5.10%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.06%) MPLS
6 3 (3.06%) LAN
6 3 (3.06%) DNS
7 2 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.02%) Wireless
8 1 (1.02%) Frame Relay
8 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.02%) VLAN
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.02%) Network Security
8 1 (1.02%) Internet
8 1 (1.02%) SNA
8 1 (1.02%) GPRS
8 1 (1.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) MySQL
3 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.02%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Retail
3 4 (4.08%) Legal
4 3 (3.06%) Electronics
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Military
6 1 (1.02%) Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.43%) Analyst
2 16 (16.33%) Architect
3 14 (14.29%) Consultant
3 14 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 13 (13.27%) Security Architect
5 12 (12.24%) Security Manager
5 12 (12.24%) Security Analyst
6 11 (11.22%) Information Security Officer
6 11 (11.22%) Security Officer
7 8 (8.16%) Junior
8 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Information Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) IT Security Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) Junior Consultant
9 5 (5.10%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Network Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Cyber Security Manager
10 4 (4.08%) Information Security Manager
10 4 (4.08%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) HTML
1 4 (4.08%) CSS
2 3 (3.06%) .NET
2 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.06%) jQuery
3 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.04%) Memcached
3 2 (2.04%) Middleware
4 1 (1.02%) WinForms
4 1 (1.02%) Ajax
4 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.02%) Web Services
4 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.20%) Chip and PIN
3 7 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.08%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.08%) PKI
4 4 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.06%) CESG
5 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.02%) CCTV
6 1 (1.02%) DTV
6 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.02%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.33%) Windows
2 6 (6.12%) UNIX
3 4 (4.08%) Linux
4 2 (2.04%) CentOS
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (54.08%) Information Security
2 23 (23.47%) ITIL
3 12 (12.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 12 (12.24%) SIEM
4 11 (11.22%) Security Architecture
4 11 (11.22%) Cyber Security
5 8 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (8.16%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.16%) Risk Management
6 7 (7.14%) Data Privacy
7 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.10%) PRINCE
8 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.10%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (5.10%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.08%) OWASP
9 4 (4.08%) Security Testing
9 4 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.08%) Matrix Management
9 4 (4.08%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.04%) PHP
3 2 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.02%) VB
4 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.02%) VB6
4 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (31.63%) CISSP
2 18 (18.37%) CISM
3 10 (10.20%) GIAC
4 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.12%) CCNA
6 6 (6.12%) CISA
6 6 (6.12%) Degree
6 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.10%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.06%) CCNP
9 3 (3.06%) CEH
10 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (2.04%) OSCP
10 2 (2.04%) OSCE
11 1 (1.02%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.02%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.02%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (53.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (12.24%) SLA
3 5 (5.10%) COBIT
4 3 (3.06%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.04%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.04%) vSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Samba
5 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.04%) logstash
2 1 (1.02%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Cisco
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) VMware
2 7 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 6 (6.12%) F5
4 3 (3.06%) Tripwire
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle
4 3 (3.06%) Juniper
4 3 (3.06%) Tufin
4 3 (3.06%) New Relic
4 3 (3.06%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.04%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.04%) Splunk
5 2 (2.04%) Sophos
6 1 (1.02%) Tableau
6 1 (1.02%) Qualys
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.02%) SAP
6 1 (1.02%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago