The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA 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 QSA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 219 196 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 8 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.32% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 1.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £57,500 £58,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
PCI QSA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1406 1299 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.16% 26.28% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 1107 907
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the West Midlands region.

PCI QSA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PCI QSA
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 QSA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Staffordshire - 6 £57,500 -
Birmingham -12 2 - -
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing PCI QSA 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 QSA.

1 10 (90.91%) CISSP
1 10 (90.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (90.91%) PCI DSS
2 8 (72.73%) CISM
3 6 (54.55%) Data Security
3 6 (54.55%) PA-DSS
4 5 (45.45%) Digital Forensics
4 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) ISO 9001
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Law
4 5 (45.45%) Legal
4 5 (45.45%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (18.18%) CLAS
7 1 (9.09%) Presales
7 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing PCI QSA 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 QSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Law
1 5 (45.45%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Consultant
2 8 (72.73%) Security Consultant
3 5 (45.45%) Principal Consultant
3 5 (45.45%) Principal Security Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
4 2 (18.18%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Data Security
2 5 (45.45%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (45.45%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (9.09%) Presales
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CISSP
2 8 (72.73%) CISM
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (90.91%) PCI DSS
2 6 (54.55%) PA-DSS
3 5 (45.45%) ISO 9001
4 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley