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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 161 160 186
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 44 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.84% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.85% 8.30% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 16
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +112.96%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +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
497 446 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.09% 10.08% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 413 355 339
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -9 14 £65,000 +57.57% 2
Coventry - 14 £57,500 - 3
Warwickshire -3 6 £70,000 +27.27%
Staffordshire -7 4 £37,500 -37.50%
Worcestershire - 3 £31,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 56 (67.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (62.65%) Information Security
3 34 (40.96%) CISSP
4 24 (28.92%) Security Management
4 24 (28.92%) ITIL
5 23 (27.71%) Data Protection
6 21 (25.30%) CISM
7 18 (21.69%) Security Testing
7 18 (21.69%) Data Protection Act
8 17 (20.48%) PCI QSA
8 17 (20.48%) Management Information System
9 16 (19.28%) CISA
10 15 (18.07%) CRISC
11 13 (15.66%) Cisco
12 12 (14.46%) Firewall
12 12 (14.46%) Network Architecture
13 11 (13.25%) Wireshark
13 11 (13.25%) SIEM
13 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
13 11 (13.25%) PRINCE2
14 10 (12.05%) Risk Management
14 10 (12.05%) Service Delivery
14 10 (12.05%) TOGAF
14 10 (12.05%) Network Security
15 9 (10.84%) Retail
15 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (10.84%) Games
16 8 (9.64%) Legal
16 8 (9.64%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (3.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Office
2 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) Firewall
2 11 (13.25%) Wireshark
3 10 (12.05%) Network Security
4 7 (8.43%) WAN
4 7 (8.43%) VPN
5 6 (7.23%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.02%) MPLS
7 4 (4.82%) LAN
8 3 (3.61%) DDNS
8 3 (3.61%) SAN
8 3 (3.61%) DNS
8 3 (3.61%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.41%) OSPF
9 2 (2.41%) BGP
10 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.20%) HSRP
10 1 (1.20%) GLBP
10 1 (1.20%) VLAN
10 1 (1.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (10.84%) Retail
1 9 (10.84%) Games
2 8 (9.64%) Legal
2 8 (9.64%) Finance
3 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.02%) Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Law
6 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.41%) Automotive
6 2 (2.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) Analyst
2 28 (33.73%) Information Analyst
3 27 (32.53%) Security Analyst
4 26 (31.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 17 (20.48%) Consultant
6 14 (16.87%) Security Consultant
7 12 (14.46%) Junior
7 12 (14.46%) Junior Information Analyst
7 12 (14.46%) Junior Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) Information Manager
8 7 (8.43%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (8.43%) Security Manager
9 6 (7.23%) Security Specialist
10 5 (6.02%) Information Security Consultant
11 4 (4.82%) Security Architect
11 4 (4.82%) Architect
11 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
12 3 (3.61%) Security Solutions Architect
12 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.41%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Data Protection Act
2 17 (20.48%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.23%) CESG
4 3 (3.61%) Online Games
5 2 (2.41%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.41%) Online Gambling
5 2 (2.41%) RMADS
5 2 (2.41%) Open Source
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.61%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (62.65%) Information Security
2 24 (28.92%) Security Management
2 24 (28.92%) ITIL
3 23 (27.71%) Data Protection
4 18 (21.69%) Security Testing
5 12 (14.46%) Network Architecture
6 11 (13.25%) SIEM
6 11 (13.25%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.05%) Risk Management
7 10 (12.05%) Service Delivery
7 10 (12.05%) TOGAF
8 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.43%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (6.02%) Information Security Management
10 5 (6.02%) Data Security
10 5 (6.02%) Change Management
10 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.41%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (40.96%) CISSP
2 21 (25.30%) CISM
3 17 (20.48%) PCI QSA
4 16 (19.28%) CISA
5 15 (18.07%) CRISC
6 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (9.64%) CCNA
8 5 (6.02%) Degree
8 5 (6.02%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.82%) CCNP
9 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
9 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.61%) MCITP
10 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.61%) CCDP
10 3 (3.61%) CCIE
10 3 (3.61%) MCSE
10 3 (3.61%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.41%) CEH
11 2 (2.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (67.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.23%) COBIT
3 4 (4.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.61%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.41%) SLA
6 1 (1.20%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.20%) QA
6 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Nmap
2 3 (3.61%) vSphere
2 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) FortiGate
1 3 (3.61%) Nagios
2 2 (2.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Cisco
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.43%) VMware
4 6 (7.23%) HP
5 3 (3.61%) Sourcefire
5 3 (3.61%) Fortinet
5 3 (3.61%) Juniper
5 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.41%) F5
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix
7 1 (1.20%) Symantec
7 1 (1.20%) IBM
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle
7 1 (1.20%) SAP
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance, 4500
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 27 days ago