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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 169 156 166
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 44 50 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.97% 0.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.84% 11.60% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 24
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%
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
498 431 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.44% 8.40% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 405 363 410
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £26,100 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Birmingham +3 22 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Staffordshire -3 11 £45,000 -25.00%
Walsall +3 3 £26,500 -34.56%
Coventry -11 2 £45,000 -5.26% 2
West Bromwich - 2 £75,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £63,750 -
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 47 (51.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (47.25%) Information Security
3 26 (28.57%) ITIL
4 25 (27.47%) CISSP
5 23 (25.27%) Firewall
6 20 (21.98%) Finance
6 20 (21.98%) Cisco
6 20 (21.98%) Windows
7 15 (16.48%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 14 (15.38%) CCNA
8 14 (15.38%) Security Management
9 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 12 (13.19%) CISM
10 12 (13.19%) SIEM
11 11 (12.09%) PCI QSA
11 11 (12.09%) Service Delivery
11 11 (12.09%) CISA
11 11 (12.09%) VMware
11 11 (12.09%) WAN
11 11 (12.09%) VPN
12 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
12 10 (10.99%) Risk Management
12 10 (10.99%) CRISC
13 9 (9.89%) CheckPoint
14 8 (8.79%) MPLS
14 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
14 8 (8.79%) Legal
14 8 (8.79%) F5
14 8 (8.79%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (5.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Office
2 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.27%) Firewall
2 11 (12.09%) WAN
2 11 (12.09%) VPN
3 8 (8.79%) MPLS
4 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.59%) DNS
5 6 (6.59%) LAN
5 6 (6.59%) IPsec
5 6 (6.59%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.40%) IP Telephony
7 3 (3.30%) SAN
7 3 (3.30%) OSPF
7 3 (3.30%) BGP
7 3 (3.30%) DDNS
8 2 (2.20%) Network Security
8 2 (2.20%) VLAN
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.20%) HSRP
9 1 (1.10%) GLBP
9 1 (1.10%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) MySQL
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) Pentaho
2 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (21.98%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Legal
3 6 (6.59%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.40%) Banking
6 3 (3.30%) Marketing
6 3 (3.30%) Games
6 3 (3.30%) Electronics
7 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.20%) Law
8 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.10%) Automotive
8 1 (1.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Analyst
2 14 (15.38%) Architect
3 11 (12.09%) Consultant
3 11 (12.09%) Security Analyst
3 11 (12.09%) Security Architect
4 10 (10.99%) Security Consultant
4 10 (10.99%) Security Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
5 7 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Security Officer
5 7 (7.69%) Information Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Information Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Network Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Information Security Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) CSS
1 4 (4.40%) HTML
2 3 (3.30%) jQuery
2 3 (3.30%) .NET
2 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.20%) Middleware
3 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.10%) Ajax
4 1 (1.10%) WinForms
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
4 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.40%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (4.40%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.30%) CESG
4 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) Open Source
5 1 (1.10%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.10%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Windows
2 5 (5.49%) Linux
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.30%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (3.30%) UNIX
5 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.25%) Information Security
2 26 (28.57%) ITIL
3 14 (15.38%) Security Management
4 12 (13.19%) SIEM
5 11 (12.09%) Service Delivery
6 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
6 10 (10.99%) Risk Management
7 8 (8.79%) TOGAF
8 6 (6.59%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (6.59%) Data Security
8 6 (6.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (6.59%) Security Architecture
9 5 (5.49%) Capacity Management
9 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.49%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Data Protection
10 4 (4.40%) Matrix Management
10 4 (4.40%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) SQL
2 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.20%) PHP
3 2 (2.20%) C#
4 1 (1.10%) VB6
4 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.10%) C
4 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.10%) VB
4 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (27.47%) CISSP
2 15 (16.48%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (15.38%) CCNA
4 12 (13.19%) CISM
5 11 (12.09%) PCI QSA
5 11 (12.09%) CISA
6 10 (10.99%) CRISC
7 8 (8.79%) Degree
8 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.40%) CCNP
9 4 (4.40%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.30%) MCITP
10 3 (3.30%) CEH
10 3 (3.30%) GIAC
10 3 (3.30%) MCSE
11 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.20%) OSCP
11 2 (2.20%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (51.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.59%) SLA
3 4 (4.40%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.30%) COBIT
4 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (2.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.30%) vSphere
4 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.10%) Samba
4 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Nagios
2 1 (1.10%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Cisco
2 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.09%) VMware
4 9 (9.89%) CheckPoint
5 8 (8.79%) F5
6 7 (7.69%) HP
7 6 (6.59%) Juniper
8 3 (3.30%) LogRhythm
8 3 (3.30%) Tufin
8 3 (3.30%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.10%) New Relic
9 1 (1.10%) Tableau
9 1 (1.10%) Qualys
9 1 (1.10%) SAP
9 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.10%) Dell
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to £10,000 bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 7 days ago