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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 140 155 171
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 69 81 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.47% 1.37% 0.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.66% 12.16% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 53 65 44
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £69,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £52,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
-7.61% +6.06%

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
592 666 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.59% 11.30% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 414 500 412
Median salary £42,500 £43,974 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.35% +9.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +9 22 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Solihull +6 16 £42,500 -34.61%
Herefordshire -18 10 £45,000 - 2
Warwickshire +33 9 £45,500 -21.55% 1
Coventry +13 7 £48,500 -22.40%
Staffordshire -12 6 £37,500 -27.53%
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 99 (66.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 96 (64.00%) CISSP
3 89 (59.33%) CISM
4 77 (51.33%) Information Security
5 57 (38.00%) SIEM
6 56 (37.33%) Security Cleared
6 56 (37.33%) Firewall
7 55 (36.67%) SC Cleared
8 44 (29.33%) Data Protection
9 43 (28.67%) ITIL
9 43 (28.67%) Data Centre
10 42 (28.00%) CISA
11 40 (26.67%) Risk Management
12 36 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
13 34 (22.67%) Management Information System
14 30 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
15 29 (19.33%) Security Management
16 28 (18.67%) Sentinel
16 28 (18.67%) IT Governance
16 28 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
17 27 (18.00%) ISMS
17 27 (18.00%) Information Security Management
17 27 (18.00%) Finance
18 25 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
18 25 (16.67%) Network Security
18 25 (16.67%) Office 365
18 25 (16.67%) CEH
18 25 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 24 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
19 24 (16.00%) Cisco

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (18.67%) Sentinel
2 14 (9.33%) assyst
2 14 (9.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (37.33%) Firewall
2 25 (16.67%) Network Security
3 22 (14.67%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (14.00%) DHCP
4 21 (14.00%) DNS
5 20 (13.33%) LAN
5 20 (13.33%) WAN
6 17 (11.33%) Cisco IOS
7 16 (10.67%) BGP-4
7 16 (10.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (10.67%) DMVPN
7 16 (10.67%) HSRP
7 16 (10.67%) IPv6
7 16 (10.67%) MPLS
7 16 (10.67%) OSPF
8 11 (7.33%) Wireshark
9 10 (6.67%) ADSL
9 10 (6.67%) ISDN
9 10 (6.67%) PSTN
9 10 (6.67%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.33%) ZAP BI
2 4 (2.67%) Big Data
3 1 (0.67%) MS Access
3 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.67%) Burp Suite
1 10 (6.67%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (18.00%) Finance
2 4 (2.67%) Retail
3 1 (0.67%) Banking
3 1 (0.67%) Local Government
3 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (18.67%) Analyst
1 28 (18.67%) Security Analyst
2 23 (15.33%) Network Engineer
3 22 (14.67%) Information Manager
3 22 (14.67%) Security Officer
4 20 (13.33%) Information Officer
4 20 (13.33%) Information Security Officer
5 19 (12.67%) Security Specialist
6 18 (12.00%) IT Analyst
6 18 (12.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 18 (12.00%) Security Manager
7 16 (10.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 16 (10.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 16 (10.67%) Information Security Manager
8 14 (9.33%) Security Engineer
9 12 (8.00%) Operations Manager
9 12 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (8.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 12 (8.00%) Senior Security Analyst
10 11 (7.33%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.67%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.67%) CSS
2 4 (2.67%) HTML
3 2 (1.33%) .NET
3 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.67%) OAuth
4 1 (0.67%) OpenID
4 1 (0.67%) REST
4 1 (0.67%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.67%) SAML
4 1 (0.67%) SOAP
4 1 (0.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (28.67%) Data Centre
2 34 (22.67%) Management Information System
3 21 (14.00%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (9.33%) CESG
5 14 (9.33%) Freedom of Information
5 14 (9.33%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (7.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (4.00%) PKI
8 2 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.67%) Blog
9 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.67%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (2.00%) Linux
3 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (1.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (51.33%) Information Security
2 57 (38.00%) SIEM
3 44 (29.33%) Data Protection
4 43 (28.67%) ITIL
5 40 (26.67%) Risk Management
6 36 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
7 30 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
8 29 (19.33%) Security Management
9 28 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (18.67%) IT Governance
10 27 (18.00%) Information Security Management
10 27 (18.00%) ISMS
11 25 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 22 (14.67%) Load Balancing
13 20 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (12.00%) E-Commerce
14 18 (12.00%) Security Monitoring
15 17 (11.33%) Incident Management
15 17 (11.33%) ITIL V3
16 16 (10.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.00%) SQL
3 1 (0.67%) C#
3 1 (0.67%) Java
3 1 (0.67%) Python
3 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 96 (64.00%) CISSP
2 89 (59.33%) CISM
3 56 (37.33%) Security Cleared
4 55 (36.67%) SC Cleared
5 42 (28.00%) CISA
6 25 (16.67%) CEH
6 25 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (15.33%) CCNA
8 23 (15.33%) CCNP
8 23 (15.33%) CISMP
9 16 (10.67%) CRISC
10 8 (5.33%) DV Cleared
11 7 (4.67%) GIAC
11 7 (4.67%) OSCP
12 6 (4.00%) Degree
12 6 (4.00%) PCI QSA
13 3 (2.00%) ISEB
14 2 (1.33%) GCIA
14 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (66.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (14.00%) GPG13
3 14 (9.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 14 (9.33%) QA
3 14 (9.33%) RMADS
4 5 (3.33%) ISO22301
5 4 (2.67%) GDPR
5 4 (2.67%) ISO27002
5 4 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.00%) COBIT
6 3 (2.00%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.67%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 13 (8.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) SCCM
2 2 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (16.00%) Cisco
2 22 (14.67%) F5
3 16 (10.67%) Cyberoam
4 15 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 9 (6.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.33%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.67%) Palo Alto
7 4 (2.67%) VMware
8 3 (2.00%) FireEye
9 2 (1.33%) IBM
10 1 (0.67%) CA
10 1 (0.67%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.67%) EMC
10 1 (0.67%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.67%) Juniper
10 1 (0.67%) Lotus
10 1 (0.67%) NetApp
10 1 (0.67%) Qualys
10 1 (0.67%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum c£45k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum c£35k + Bonus - Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Car, Bonus,
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 13 days ago
Whitchurch, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 13 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago