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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 160 172 165
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 70 43 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 0.85% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.64% 8.48% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 56 35 25
Average salary £51,250 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.86% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £64,200
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
658 507 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.56% 10.02% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 506 413 359
Average salary £43,974 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.75% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +21 27 £48,500 +49.23% 1
Birmingham +5 25 £51,250 -22.64% 4
Herefordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Coventry -16 3 £63,750 +10.86%
Warwickshire -17 3 £57,500 -17.85% 1
Solihull - 2 £65,000 -
Worcestershire -9 1 £25,500 -19.04%
Dudley - 1 £42,000 -
Walsall - 1 £37,500 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 68 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (55.46%) Information Security
3 53 (44.54%) CISSP
4 48 (40.34%) CISM
5 28 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (21.85%) Finance
7 24 (20.17%) Data Protection
8 22 (18.49%) CISA
9 21 (17.65%) HTML
9 21 (17.65%) PHP
9 21 (17.65%) CSS
9 21 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 21 (17.65%) jQuery
9 21 (17.65%) REST
10 19 (15.97%) SQL
10 19 (15.97%) Management Information System
10 19 (15.97%) Risk Management
10 19 (15.97%) Firewall
11 18 (15.13%) COBIT
12 17 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 17 (14.29%) ITIL
13 15 (12.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 14 (11.76%) SIEM
15 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (10.08%) MVC
16 12 (10.08%) Linux
16 12 (10.08%) OO
16 12 (10.08%) Laravel
16 12 (10.08%) CSS3
16 12 (10.08%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (7.56%) Apache
1 9 (7.56%) nginx
2 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Magento
2 2 (1.68%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.56%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (7.56%) CloudFront
1 9 (7.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.97%) Firewall
2 12 (10.08%) Network Security
3 11 (9.24%) Internet
4 9 (7.56%) DNS
5 6 (5.04%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.68%) VPN
8 1 (0.84%) BGP
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.84%) FWSM
8 1 (0.84%) GPRS
8 1 (0.84%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.84%) LAN
8 1 (0.84%) MPLS
8 1 (0.84%) OSPF
8 1 (0.84%) SAN
8 1 (0.84%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.24%) MySQL
2 9 (7.56%) Pentaho
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Git (software)
1 9 (7.56%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (21.85%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Law
3 7 (5.88%) Legal
4 3 (2.52%) Games
4 3 (2.52%) Retail
4 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (20.17%) Security Manager
2 18 (15.13%) Consultant
3 17 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 13 (10.92%) Analyst
4 13 (10.92%) Developer
4 13 (10.92%) Information Manager
4 13 (10.92%) Information Security Manager
5 12 (10.08%) IT Manager
5 12 (10.08%) PHP Developer
5 12 (10.08%) Security Analyst
6 11 (9.24%) Graduate
6 11 (9.24%) Graduate Developer
6 11 (9.24%) Graduate PHP Developer
6 11 (9.24%) Information Officer
6 11 (9.24%) Information Security Officer
6 11 (9.24%) Security Officer
7 9 (7.56%) Junior
8 8 (6.72%) Architect
8 8 (6.72%) Security Architect
9 7 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.65%) CSS
1 21 (17.65%) HTML
1 21 (17.65%) jQuery
1 21 (17.65%) REST
2 12 (10.08%) CSS3
2 12 (10.08%) HTML5
2 12 (10.08%) Laravel
2 12 (10.08%) RESTful
3 11 (9.24%) Web Services
4 9 (7.56%) JSON
4 9 (7.56%) LAMP
4 9 (7.56%) LEMP Stack
4 9 (7.56%) SOAP
4 9 (7.56%) Symfony
4 9 (7.56%) XML
5 4 (3.36%) .NET
5 4 (3.36%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.24%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (6.72%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.68%) CMDB
6 2 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.68%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.84%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) Linux
2 11 (9.24%) Unix
3 9 (7.56%) Ubuntu
3 9 (7.56%) Windows
4 4 (3.36%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.68%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.84%) CentOS
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.46%) Information Security
2 28 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (20.17%) Data Protection
4 19 (15.97%) Risk Management
5 17 (14.29%) ITIL
5 17 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 14 (11.76%) SIEM
7 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (10.08%) Line Management
8 12 (10.08%) MVC
8 12 (10.08%) OO
8 12 (10.08%) OO PHP
8 12 (10.08%) OWASP
8 12 (10.08%) Security Architecture
9 11 (9.24%) Database Security
9 11 (9.24%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (8.40%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.40%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (8.40%) ISMS
10 10 (8.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.65%) PHP
2 19 (15.97%) SQL
3 9 (7.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.68%) C
6 1 (0.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 53 (44.54%) CISSP
2 48 (40.34%) CISM
3 22 (18.49%) CISA
4 21 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.40%) CRISC
5 10 (8.40%) PCI QSA
6 9 (7.56%) Degree
6 9 (7.56%) SC Cleared
7 8 (6.72%) CLAS
8 7 (5.88%) GIAC
8 7 (5.88%) SANS
9 5 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.36%) DBS Check
10 4 (3.36%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.84%) CCNA
12 1 (0.84%) CCNP
12 1 (0.84%) MCP
12 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (15.13%) COBIT
3 15 (12.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (6.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (5.88%) ISO22301
6 6 (5.04%) PA-DSS
7 5 (4.20%) ISO 9001
8 3 (2.52%) ISO27002
8 3 (2.52%) ISO27005
9 2 (1.68%) BS25999
10 1 (0.84%) QA
10 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.84%) Firmware
2 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) Puppet
2 2 (1.68%) SCCM
2 2 (1.68%) WSUS
3 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (7.56%) Google
1 9 (7.56%) Jaspersoft
1 9 (7.56%) New Relic
1 9 (7.56%) Tableau
1 9 (7.56%) Zend
2 5 (4.20%) VMware
3 4 (3.36%) Cisco
3 4 (3.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle
5 2 (1.68%) BMC
5 2 (1.68%) Remedy
6 1 (0.84%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.84%) F5
6 1 (0.84%) Juniper
6 1 (0.84%) NetApp
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.84%) Sophos
6 1 (0.84%) Splunk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Holidays, Bonus, Pension.
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leamington Spa
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Capita plc
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago