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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 183 183 194
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 40 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.48% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.58% 5.74% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 9
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -32.69%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
466 453 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.32% 8.39% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 397 373 391
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -11 15 £19,000 -57.77% 4
Birmingham 0 11 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Coventry -5 10 £54,000 +54.28% 1
Walsall - 3 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +3 1 £70,000 +47.36%
Solihull - 1 £47,500 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 59 (63.44%) Information Security
2 43 (46.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (36.56%) Security Testing
4 22 (23.66%) Penetration Testing
4 22 (23.66%) CISSP
4 22 (23.66%) Wireshark
5 21 (22.58%) .NET
6 20 (21.51%) ASP.NET
7 19 (20.43%) SQL
8 18 (19.35%) Management Information System
8 18 (19.35%) Web Development
8 18 (19.35%) Data Protection Act
8 18 (19.35%) Data Protection
9 15 (16.13%) T-SQL
10 14 (15.05%) Games
10 14 (15.05%) Online Games
11 13 (13.98%) CISA
12 12 (12.90%) CISM
12 12 (12.90%) CISMP
12 12 (12.90%) Network Architecture
12 12 (12.90%) Web Application Development
13 11 (11.83%) Risk Management
13 11 (11.83%) Finance
13 11 (11.83%) ITIL
14 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
14 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
15 8 (8.60%) WAN
15 8 (8.60%) Firewall
15 8 (8.60%) Ethical Hacking
16 7 (7.53%) Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (2.15%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.66%) Wireshark
2 8 (8.60%) Firewall
2 8 (8.60%) WAN
3 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.45%) Network Security
5 5 (5.38%) SAN
6 4 (4.30%) BGP
6 4 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.23%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.15%) LAN
8 2 (2.15%) VPN
8 2 (2.15%) MPLS
8 2 (2.15%) IPsec
9 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (15.05%) 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 26 (27.96%) Analyst
2 25 (26.88%) Security Analyst
3 21 (22.58%) Information Analyst
3 21 (22.58%) Security Specialist
3 21 (22.58%) Information Security Analyst
4 15 (16.13%) Information Security Officer
4 15 (16.13%) Security Officer
4 15 (16.13%) Junior
5 12 (12.90%) Applications Specialist
5 12 (12.90%) Application Security Specialist
6 11 (11.83%) Junior Analyst
7 10 (10.75%) Junior Information Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) Security Manager
9 7 (7.53%) Information Security Specialist
9 7 (7.53%) Information Specialist
10 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
10 6 (6.45%) Consultant
10 6 (6.45%) Information Manager
10 6 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
11 4 (4.30%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) .NET
2 20 (21.51%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Management Information System
1 18 (19.35%) Data Protection Act
2 14 (15.05%) Online Games
3 3 (3.23%) CESG
4 2 (2.15%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.15%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.15%) Replication
4 2 (2.15%) RMADS
5 1 (1.08%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Linux
2 5 (5.38%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) UNIX
4 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (63.44%) Information Security
2 34 (36.56%) Security Testing
3 22 (23.66%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (19.35%) Web Development
4 18 (19.35%) Data Protection
5 12 (12.90%) Network Architecture
5 12 (12.90%) Web Application Development
6 11 (11.83%) Risk Management
6 11 (11.83%) ITIL
7 8 (8.60%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (7.53%) Information Assurance
8 7 (7.53%) Security Management
9 6 (6.45%) Project Management
10 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.38%) ISMS
11 4 (4.30%) CRM
12 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.23%) Information Security Management
12 3 (3.23%) Business Continuity
12 3 (3.23%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.43%) SQL
2 15 (16.13%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.08%) VB
4 1 (1.08%) C#
4 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) CISSP
2 13 (13.98%) CISA
3 12 (12.90%) CISM
3 12 (12.90%) CISMP
4 6 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.30%) Degree
6 4 (4.30%) CCNA
6 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.23%) CEH
8 2 (2.15%) SSCP
8 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.15%) MCSE
8 2 (2.15%) MCSA
8 2 (2.15%) CCSP
8 2 (2.15%) CCNP
8 2 (2.15%) MCITP
9 1 (1.08%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (46.24%) 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%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.15%) vCloud
2 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) Snort
2 2 (2.15%) Squid
3 1 (1.08%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Cisco
2 6 (6.45%) VMware
3 4 (4.30%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.23%) Tripwire
4 3 (3.23%) Tufin
4 3 (3.23%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.15%) Sourcefire
5 2 (2.15%) Veeam
5 2 (2.15%) Websense
5 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.15%) SAP
5 2 (2.15%) Juniper
5 2 (2.15%) NetApp
6 1 (1.08%) Symantec
6 1 (1.08%) Remedy
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