Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 220 187
Rank change year-on-year +32 -33 +14
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.077% 0.042% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.14% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Birmingham median annual salary £68,750 £61,250 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% -9.26% +50.00%
10th Percentile £59,875 £52,625 £61,250
90th Percentile £78,625 £70,875 £87,750
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -14.29% +14.29%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1001 1411 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.76% 29.89% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 734 922 949
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £70,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

PCI QSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI QSA in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI QSA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) CyberArk
3 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) NIST 800
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) NetIQ

PCI QSA
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) NIST 800
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CyberArk
1 1 (33.33%) NetIQ