The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PCI QSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 116 - 122
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.22% - 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £60,500 - £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  

PCI QSA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 444 599 535
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 24.69% 25.94% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 304 424 424
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PCI QSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing PCI QSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PCI QSA in Birmingham

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for PCI QSA in Birmingham

PCI QSA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) CISMP
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (50.00%) ISO27002
2 2 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment

PCI QSA
Top Related 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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Audit Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Compliance Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Compliance Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) ISO27002
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley