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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 130 144 166
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +22
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 90 74 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.86% 1.41% 1.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.54% 11.67% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 62 61 43
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%

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
619 634 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.78% 12.11% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 406 498 445
Median salary £42,500 £43,548 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +8.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £26,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £64,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +12 38 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Coventry +18 16 £47,500 -24.00% 2
Herefordshire -19 15 £45,000 - 2
Solihull +3 14 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Staffordshire -24 5 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Warwickshire +19 1 £35,000 -39.65% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £75,000 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 112 (68.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 107 (65.64%) CISSP
3 97 (59.51%) CISM
4 89 (54.60%) Information Security
5 62 (38.04%) SIEM
6 55 (33.74%) Security Cleared
7 54 (33.13%) SC Cleared
8 53 (32.52%) Firewall
9 49 (30.06%) ITIL
10 48 (29.45%) CISA
11 46 (28.22%) Risk Management
11 46 (28.22%) Data Protection
12 44 (26.99%) Data Centre
13 37 (22.70%) Risk Assessment
14 32 (19.63%) Management Information System
15 31 (19.02%) Security Management
15 31 (19.02%) Penetration Testing
16 30 (18.40%) ISMS
16 30 (18.40%) IT Governance
16 30 (18.40%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (17.79%) Information Security Management
17 29 (17.79%) ITIL Certification
18 28 (17.18%) Network Security
18 28 (17.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 27 (16.56%) Finance
19 27 (16.56%) Sentinel
19 27 (16.56%) CEH
20 24 (14.72%) Security Operations
20 24 (14.72%) CISMP
21 23 (14.11%) Office 365

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 8 (4.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (16.56%) Sentinel
2 14 (8.59%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (7.98%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.11%) Office 365
2 2 (1.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (32.52%) Firewall
2 28 (17.18%) Network Security
3 20 (12.27%) DHCP
3 20 (12.27%) DNS
4 19 (11.66%) LAN
4 19 (11.66%) WAN
5 18 (11.04%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (9.82%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (9.20%) BGP-4
7 15 (9.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (9.20%) DMVPN
7 15 (9.20%) HSRP
7 15 (9.20%) IPv6
7 15 (9.20%) MPLS
7 15 (9.20%) OSPF
8 10 (6.13%) ADSL
8 10 (6.13%) ISDN
8 10 (6.13%) PSTN
8 10 (6.13%) X.25
9 9 (5.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.07%) Big Data
2 3 (1.84%) ZAP BI
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Burp Suite
1 8 (4.91%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (16.56%) Finance
2 3 (1.84%) Retail
3 1 (0.61%) Banking
3 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.61%) Legal
3 1 (0.61%) Local Government
3 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (22.70%) Analyst
2 35 (21.47%) Security Analyst
3 27 (16.56%) Security Officer
4 25 (15.34%) Information Officer
4 25 (15.34%) Information Security Officer
5 24 (14.72%) Security Specialist
6 22 (13.50%) Information Manager
7 21 (12.88%) IT Analyst
7 21 (12.88%) IT Security Analyst
8 19 (11.66%) Network Engineer
8 19 (11.66%) Security Manager
9 16 (9.82%) Information Security Manager
10 15 (9.20%) Cisco Engineer
10 15 (9.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 14 (8.59%) Information Security Specialist
11 14 (8.59%) Information Specialist
11 14 (8.59%) Operations Manager
11 14 (8.59%) Security Engineer
11 14 (8.59%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (8.59%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.20%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.45%) CSS
2 4 (2.45%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.61%) OAuth
3 1 (0.61%) OpenID
3 1 (0.61%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.61%) SAML
3 1 (0.61%) Spring
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
3 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.99%) Data Centre
2 32 (19.63%) Management Information System
3 18 (11.04%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (7.98%) CESG
5 13 (7.98%) Freedom of Information
5 13 (7.98%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (6.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (4.29%) PKI
8 4 (2.45%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.23%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.61%) BYOD
10 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.61%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.20%) Windows
2 6 (3.68%) Linux
3 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.84%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.23%) Unix
4 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (54.60%) Information Security
2 62 (38.04%) SIEM
3 49 (30.06%) ITIL
4 46 (28.22%) Data Protection
4 46 (28.22%) Risk Management
5 37 (22.70%) Risk Assessment
6 31 (19.02%) Penetration Testing
6 31 (19.02%) Security Management
7 30 (18.40%) Continuous Improvement
7 30 (18.40%) ISMS
7 30 (18.40%) IT Governance
8 29 (17.79%) Information Security Management
9 28 (17.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 24 (14.72%) Security Operations
11 20 (12.27%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (11.04%) Data Security
12 18 (11.04%) E-Commerce
12 18 (11.04%) ITIL V3
12 18 (11.04%) Load Balancing
12 18 (11.04%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.23%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.61%) Python
3 1 (0.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (65.64%) CISSP
2 97 (59.51%) CISM
3 55 (33.74%) Security Cleared
4 54 (33.13%) SC Cleared
5 48 (29.45%) CISA
6 29 (17.79%) ITIL Certification
7 27 (16.56%) CEH
8 24 (14.72%) CISMP
9 22 (13.50%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (12.27%) CCNA
10 20 (12.27%) CCNP
11 15 (9.20%) CRISC
12 9 (5.52%) DV Cleared
13 8 (4.91%) Degree
14 5 (3.07%) GIAC
14 5 (3.07%) OSCP
15 2 (1.23%) GCIA
15 2 (1.23%) GCIH
15 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (1.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (68.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (13.50%) GPG13
3 14 (8.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 14 (8.59%) RMADS
4 13 (7.98%) QA
5 6 (3.68%) ISO22301
5 6 (3.68%) ISO27002
6 5 (3.07%) ISO27005
6 5 (3.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.84%) COBIT
8 1 (0.61%) GDPR
8 1 (0.61%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 10 (6.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) SCCM
1 2 (1.23%) WSUS
2 1 (0.61%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (12.27%) Cisco
2 18 (11.04%) F5
3 15 (9.20%) Cyberoam
3 15 (9.20%) ServiceNow
4 8 (4.91%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.45%) Palo Alto
5 4 (2.45%) VMware
6 3 (1.84%) FireEye
7 2 (1.23%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.23%) IBM
7 2 (1.23%) Qualys
8 1 (0.61%) AlgoSec
8 1 (0.61%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.61%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.61%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.61%) Rapid7
8 1 (0.61%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.61%) Splunk
8 1 (0.61%) Tufin
Stratford-upon-avon, Warwickshire
Jumar Solutions Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £35k - 52k per year + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Herefordshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29250 per annum + pen, 5w hol, DIS, salary increments
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 65k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago