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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 172 157 188
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +31
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 44 43 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.89% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.89% 9.09% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 14
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
495 473 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.24% 9.75% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 429 372 342
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -13 11 £56,250 +40.62% 1
Warwickshire +2 10 £37,250 -32.27%
Coventry - 9 £50,750 - 1
Staffordshire -11 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Worcestershire +12 3 £31,500 -21.25%
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (70.24%) Information Security
2 57 (67.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (42.86%) CISSP
4 24 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 23 (27.38%) CISA
5 23 (27.38%) Security Management
6 22 (26.19%) CISM
7 21 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 19 (22.62%) Data Protection Act
8 19 (22.62%) Security Testing
9 18 (21.43%) ITIL
10 12 (14.29%) Cisco
10 12 (14.29%) Finance
10 12 (14.29%) Wireshark
10 12 (14.29%) Network Security
10 12 (14.29%) Network Architecture
11 11 (13.10%) Firewall
12 10 (11.90%) PRINCE2
12 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
12 10 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (11.90%) Risk Management
12 10 (11.90%) PCI QSA
13 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
13 9 (10.71%) Games
13 9 (10.71%) SIEM
13 9 (10.71%) CRISC
14 8 (9.52%) SQL
14 8 (9.52%) Retail
15 7 (8.33%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.29%) Wireshark
1 12 (14.29%) Network Security
2 11 (13.10%) Firewall
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (7.14%) VPN
4 5 (5.95%) SAN
5 4 (4.76%) LAN
5 4 (4.76%) WAN
6 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.57%) DNS
6 3 (3.57%) BGP
6 3 (3.57%) DDNS
6 3 (3.57%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.19%) VLAN
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.19%) HSRP
7 1 (1.19%) GLBP
7 1 (1.19%) MPLS
7 1 (1.19%) OSPF
7 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Games
3 8 (9.52%) Retail
4 6 (7.14%) Legal
4 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.95%) Banking
6 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.38%) Automotive
6 2 (2.38%) Marketing
6 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Analyst
2 30 (35.71%) Security Analyst
3 29 (34.52%) Information Analyst
4 27 (32.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 15 (17.86%) Consultant
6 13 (15.48%) Security Consultant
7 12 (14.29%) Junior
7 12 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
7 12 (14.29%) Junior Information Analyst
8 11 (13.10%) Security Manager
9 9 (10.71%) Information Manager
9 9 (10.71%) Information Security Manager
10 5 (5.95%) Security Specialist
11 4 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
12 3 (3.57%) IT Security Analyst
12 3 (3.57%) Security Officer
12 3 (3.57%) Information Security Officer
12 3 (3.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 3 (3.57%) Sales Consultant
12 3 (3.57%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.57%) .NET
2 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 19 (22.62%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (7.14%) CESG
4 3 (3.57%) Online Games
5 2 (2.38%) Online Gambling
5 2 (2.38%) RMADS
5 2 (2.38%) Open Source
5 2 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) Windows
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (70.24%) Information Security
2 24 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 23 (27.38%) Security Management
4 19 (22.62%) Security Testing
5 18 (21.43%) ITIL
6 12 (14.29%) Network Architecture
7 10 (11.90%) PRINCE2
7 10 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (11.90%) Risk Management
8 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 9 (10.71%) SIEM
9 7 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 7 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (7.14%) Information Security Management
11 5 (5.95%) Change Management
11 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (5.95%) Information Governance
12 4 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.52%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.19%) C
3 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) CISSP
2 23 (27.38%) CISA
3 22 (26.19%) CISM
4 10 (11.90%) PCI QSA
4 10 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (10.71%) CRISC
6 7 (8.33%) CCNA
7 5 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (5.95%) CCNP
7 5 (5.95%) Degree
8 4 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.57%) MCITP
9 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.57%) CCDP
9 3 (3.57%) MCSE
9 3 (3.57%) CCIE
10 2 (2.38%) SSCP
10 2 (2.38%) CEH
10 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (67.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.33%) COBIT
3 6 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.57%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.38%) GPG13
6 1 (1.19%) SLA
6 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.19%) QA
6 1 (1.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Nmap
2 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) vSphere
3 2 (2.38%) vCloud
3 2 (2.38%) Snort
3 2 (2.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Nagios
1 3 (3.57%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Cisco
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.14%) VMware
4 5 (5.95%) Sourcefire
5 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.57%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.57%) HP
7 2 (2.38%) Juniper
7 2 (2.38%) NetApp
7 2 (2.38%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.38%) Websense
8 1 (1.19%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.19%) Symantec
8 1 (1.19%) Tufin
8 1 (1.19%) F5
8 1 (1.19%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix
8 1 (1.19%) IBM
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle
8 1 (1.19%) SAP
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus £10,000 annual bonus budget
Posted: 17 days ago