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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 225 216 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.018% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.068% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £71,250 £67,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -
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
1487 1478 1534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.76% 27.21% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 1178 1285
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

PCI QSA Salary Histogram 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 1 July 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 - 2 £71,250 -
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) CISSP
1 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) CRISC
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) Business Development
5 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) SIEM
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Security
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Law
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) CRISC
3 3 (42.86%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft