Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PCI DSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PCI DSS over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 153 107
Rank change year-on-year +10 -46 +40
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 54 48 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.39% 1.23% 2.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.34% 9.20% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 67
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £60,000 £79,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +22.22%

PCI DSS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 736 522 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.01% 13.39% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 400 403 526
Birmingham median annual salary £48,000 £43,000 £41,081
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.63% +4.67% -3.34%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £24,625
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,250 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.18% +2.41% +3.75%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Birmingham

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Birmingham.

Salary trend for PCI DSS in Birmingham

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 49 (90.74%) Information Security
2 44 (81.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (77.78%) CISSP
4 40 (74.07%) CISM
5 33 (61.11%) ITIL
6 32 (59.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 26 (48.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 26 (48.15%) Data Centre
8 25 (46.30%) SIEM
9 21 (38.89%) Service Delivery
9 21 (38.89%) Data Protection
9 21 (38.89%) SC Cleared
9 21 (38.89%) Security Cleared
10 20 (37.04%) CISA
10 20 (37.04%) Data Security
11 19 (35.19%) Management Information System
11 19 (35.19%) Risk Management
12 13 (24.07%) IT Governance
12 13 (24.07%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (22.22%) Change Management
13 12 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (22.22%) Cryptography
13 12 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 12 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (20.37%) GDPR
14 11 (20.37%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement Process
15 10 (18.52%) IT Audit
16 9 (16.67%) assyst

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (16.67%) assyst
2 7 (12.96%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Azure Functions
1 1 (1.85%) IaaS
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
1 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DHCP
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
1 2 (3.70%) Network Security
1 2 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Security Manager
2 23 (42.59%) Information Manager
2 23 (42.59%) Information Security Manager
3 14 (25.93%) Compliance Manager
3 14 (25.93%) Information Security Compliance Manager
3 14 (25.93%) Security Compliance Manager
4 11 (20.37%) Information Officer
4 11 (20.37%) Information Security Officer
4 11 (20.37%) Security Officer
5 9 (16.67%) Compliance Officer
5 9 (16.67%) Information Security Compliance Officer
5 9 (16.67%) Security Compliance Officer
6 8 (14.81%) Analyst
7 7 (12.96%) Compliance Analyst
7 7 (12.96%) Information Analyst
7 7 (12.96%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (12.96%) Security Analyst
7 7 (12.96%) Security Compliance Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) CISSP Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Spring
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (48.15%) Data Centre
2 19 (35.19%) Management Information System
3 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (14.81%) CESG
5 7 (12.96%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (12.96%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (12.96%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (5.56%) Taxonomies
8 2 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.85%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.85%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.85%) EFT
9 1 (1.85%) EPoS
9 1 (1.85%) PKI
9 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (90.74%) Information Security
2 33 (61.11%) ITIL
3 25 (46.30%) SIEM
4 21 (38.89%) Data Protection
4 21 (38.89%) Service Delivery
5 20 (37.04%) Data Security
6 19 (35.19%) Risk Management
7 13 (24.07%) IT Governance
8 12 (22.22%) Change Management
8 12 (22.22%) Cryptography
8 12 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (20.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement Process
10 10 (18.52%) IT Audit
11 9 (16.67%) Project Management
11 9 (16.67%) Service Management
12 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
12 7 (12.96%) Incident Management
12 7 (12.96%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (77.78%) CISSP
2 40 (74.07%) CISM
3 21 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 21 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 20 (37.04%) CISA
5 13 (24.07%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.41%) CRISC
7 3 (5.56%) MCSE
7 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.70%) CCNA
8 2 (3.70%) CEH
8 2 (3.70%) Degree
8 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.85%) CCDP
9 1 (1.85%) CISMP
9 1 (1.85%) ISACA
9 1 (1.85%) OSCP
9 1 (1.85%) RHCA
9 1 (1.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (81.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (59.26%) Cyber Essentials
3 26 (48.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 12 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 11 (20.37%) GDPR
6 7 (12.96%) QA
7 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.85%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Dell
1 2 (3.70%) HP
1 2 (3.70%) VMware
2 1 (1.85%) Capita
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle