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 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 231 228 221
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.082% 0.035% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.13% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Median salary £53,250 £71,250 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £63,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +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
1599 1506 1497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.15% 26.07% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1170 1193
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing PCI QSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Coventry - 2 £41,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £60,000 -
Birmingham -10 1 £60,000 -15.78%
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing PCI QSA 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 QSA.

1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) CISM
2 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) PA-DSS
5 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (33.33%) Presales
5 2 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) CISA
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Information Security
5 2 (33.33%) CREST Certified
5 2 (33.33%) Security Auditing
5 2 (33.33%) IT Audit
6 1 (16.67%) CESG
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

PCI QSA
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Compliance Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Monitoring Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) IT Audit
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Security Auditing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CREST Certified
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (33.33%) PA-DSS
4 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley