The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 168 167 175
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 29 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.70% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.89% 7.22% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 12
Average salary £55,000 £27,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+103.70% -48.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.27%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
421 485 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.51% 9.68% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 366 393 267
Average salary £42,750 £36,625 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.72% -6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PCI DSS
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -2 15 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Warwickshire +1 4 £35,625 +31.94%
Coventry +6 3 £55,000 +103.70% 1
Birmingham +4 3 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Walsall - 2 £38,500 -
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (47.14%) Information Security
3 28 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 27 (38.57%) .NET
5 24 (34.29%) ASP.NET
6 22 (31.43%) SQL
6 22 (31.43%) Ethical Hacking
6 22 (31.43%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (27.14%) Web Development
8 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
9 15 (21.43%) CISSP
10 14 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 13 (18.57%) Firewall
11 13 (18.57%) Data Protection Act
11 13 (18.57%) Data Protection
12 10 (14.29%) Wireshark
12 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
13 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
13 9 (12.86%) Information Governance
14 7 (10.00%) WAN
14 7 (10.00%) COBIT
15 6 (8.57%) Online Games
15 6 (8.57%) CISMP
15 6 (8.57%) Games
15 6 (8.57%) ISO 9001
15 6 (8.57%) CISA
15 6 (8.57%) CISM
15 6 (8.57%) Web Application Development
16 5 (7.14%) HSRP
16 5 (7.14%) GLBP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.86%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) Firewall
2 10 (14.29%) Wireshark
3 7 (10.00%) WAN
4 5 (7.14%) HSRP
4 5 (7.14%) GLBP
4 5 (7.14%) BGP
4 5 (7.14%) MPLS
4 5 (7.14%) OSPF
4 5 (7.14%) LAN
4 5 (7.14%) VLAN
5 4 (5.71%) Network Security
5 4 (5.71%) VoIP
5 4 (5.71%) Wireless
6 3 (4.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.57%) Games
2 4 (5.71%) Local Government
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Security Specialist
2 22 (31.43%) Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Applications Specialist
3 15 (21.43%) Application Security Specialist
4 11 (15.71%) Compliance Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Information Security Specialist
5 6 (8.57%) Information Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Security Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Information Specialist
6 5 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Penetration Tester
7 4 (5.71%) Tester
7 4 (5.71%) Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Security Tester
8 3 (4.29%) Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) .NET
2 24 (34.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.57%) Online Games
4 5 (7.14%) CESG
4 5 (7.14%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (5.71%) RMADS
6 3 (4.29%) CMDB
7 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.86%) Replication
7 2 (2.86%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.86%) UNIX
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Information Security
2 28 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 22 (31.43%) Ethical Hacking
3 22 (31.43%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (27.14%) Web Development
5 14 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 13 (18.57%) Data Protection
7 9 (12.86%) Information Governance
8 6 (8.57%) Web Application Development
9 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.29%) Project Management
10 3 (4.29%) ITIL
10 3 (4.29%) Information Assurance
11 2 (2.86%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.86%) Migration
11 2 (2.86%) Workflow
11 2 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.43%) SQL
2 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) CISSP
2 6 (8.57%) CISMP
2 6 (8.57%) CISA
2 6 (8.57%) CISM
3 5 (7.14%) CCNA
3 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.71%) CEH
5 3 (4.29%) CCNP
6 2 (2.86%) MCITP
6 2 (2.86%) GCIH
6 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.86%) MCSE
6 2 (2.86%) MCSA
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.86%) GWAPT
6 2 (2.86%) GPEN
6 2 (2.86%) OSCP
6 2 (2.86%) OSCE
7 1 (1.43%) MBA
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.00%) COBIT
3 6 (8.57%) ISO 9001
4 5 (7.14%) SLA
5 3 (4.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) CheckPoint
1 5 (7.14%) Cisco
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle
2 4 (5.71%) Remedy
2 4 (5.71%) CA
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) VMware
4 2 (2.86%) Veeam
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) BMC
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group
Salary: £20000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23k
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago