The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 168 209
Rank change year-on-year -24 +41  
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 94 145 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.21% 1.52% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.11% 9.84% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 91 110 64
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,875 £60,125
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  

PCI DSS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 930 1473 1237
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 11.92% 15.40% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1363 1213
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,250 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £72,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in the Midlands

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in the Midlands

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in the Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the Midlands

PCI DSS
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
West Midlands -16 76 £52,500 -13.93% 7
East Midlands +6 18 £41,250 -25.00% 6
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing PCI DSS 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 Midlands region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 112 (56.00%) Information Security
2 103 (51.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 85 (42.50%) CISSP
4 62 (31.00%) Firewall
5 61 (30.50%) CISM
6 57 (28.50%) Data Protection
7 54 (27.00%) Finance
8 50 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 45 (22.50%) CISA
10 43 (21.50%) Cybersecurity
11 42 (21.00%) ITIL
12 38 (19.00%) Cisco Certification
12 38 (19.00%) Cisco
13 36 (18.00%) LAN
13 36 (18.00%) WAN
14 33 (16.50%) CCNP
15 29 (14.50%) CCNA
15 29 (14.50%) Cyber Essentials
16 27 (13.50%) Management Information System
17 26 (13.00%) GDPR
17 26 (13.00%) SIEM
18 25 (12.50%) CRISC
19 24 (12.00%) ISMS
19 24 (12.00%) Network Security
19 24 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
20 23 (11.50%) Business Continuity
20 23 (11.50%) Windows
21 22 (11.00%) Microsoft
21 22 (11.00%) Information Assurance
22 21 (10.50%) Active Directory

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.50%) CMS
3 4 (2.00%) IIS
4 2 (1.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (6.00%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.50%) assyst
3 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.00%) Office 365
2 4 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 62 (31.00%) Firewall
2 36 (18.00%) LAN
2 36 (18.00%) WAN
3 24 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
3 24 (12.00%) Network Security
4 21 (10.50%) VPN
5 18 (9.00%) MPLS
5 18 (9.00%) OSPF
6 16 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (7.50%) VLAN
8 14 (7.00%) DHCP
8 14 (7.00%) DNS
9 11 (5.50%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (5.00%) BGP-4
10 10 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (5.00%) DMVPN
10 10 (5.00%) DMZ
10 10 (5.00%) HSRP
10 10 (5.00%) IPv6
11 8 (4.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.00%) MySQL
2 4 (2.00%) ZAP BI
3 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.50%) MS Access
4 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.00%) Burp Suite
1 8 (4.00%) Fiddler
General
1 54 (27.00%) Finance
2 17 (8.50%) Retail
3 6 (3.00%) Marketing
4 5 (2.50%) Legal
5 4 (2.00%) Military
6 3 (1.50%) Banking
7 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (14.00%) Analyst
1 28 (14.00%) Security Analyst
2 22 (11.00%) Network Engineer
3 21 (10.50%) Consultant
3 21 (10.50%) Security Manager
4 18 (9.00%) Information Manager
4 18 (9.00%) Information Officer
4 18 (9.00%) Information Security Officer
4 18 (9.00%) Security Officer
4 18 (9.00%) Security Specialist
5 17 (8.50%) Information Security Manager
6 15 (7.50%) Information Analyst
6 15 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
7 13 (6.50%) Information Security Specialist
7 13 (6.50%) Information Specialist
7 13 (6.50%) Security Consultant
8 11 (5.50%) Compliance Officer
8 11 (5.50%) Information Security Compliance Officer
8 11 (5.50%) Information Security Consultant
8 11 (5.50%) Security Compliance Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.00%) 802.1X
2 7 (3.50%) HTML
3 6 (3.00%) CSS
4 4 (2.00%) Web Services
5 3 (1.50%) .NET
6 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.00%) HTML5
6 2 (1.00%) SOAP
7 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.50%) Ajax
7 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.50%) CSS3
7 1 (0.50%) LAMP
7 1 (0.50%) Laravel
7 1 (0.50%) REST
7 1 (0.50%) WinForms
7 1 (0.50%) XHTML
7 1 (0.50%) XML
7 1 (0.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.50%) Management Information System
2 18 (9.00%) Data Centre
3 17 (8.50%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.50%) CESG
5 7 (3.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.50%) Fintech
7 3 (1.50%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.00%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.00%) Life Science
9 1 (0.50%) Blog
9 1 (0.50%) BYOD
9 1 (0.50%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.50%) FMCG
9 1 (0.50%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.50%) Windows
2 11 (5.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.00%) Linux
4 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Unix
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (56.00%) Information Security
2 57 (28.50%) Data Protection
3 50 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 43 (21.50%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (21.00%) ITIL
6 26 (13.00%) SIEM
7 24 (12.00%) ISMS
8 23 (11.50%) Business Continuity
9 22 (11.00%) Information Assurance
10 20 (10.00%) Security Architecture
11 19 (9.50%) Project Management
12 18 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (9.00%) Data Security
12 18 (9.00%) IT Audit
13 17 (8.50%) Load Balancing
13 17 (8.50%) Security Testing
14 16 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (8.00%) Incident Management
15 14 (7.00%) Cryptography
15 14 (7.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.00%) SQL
3 3 (1.50%) C#
4 2 (1.00%) PHP
5 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.50%) VB
5 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 85 (42.50%) CISSP
2 61 (30.50%) CISM
3 45 (22.50%) CISA
4 38 (19.00%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (16.50%) CCNP
6 29 (14.50%) CCNA
7 25 (12.50%) CRISC
8 17 (8.50%) Degree
9 15 (7.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 14 (7.00%) CEH
10 14 (7.00%) Security Cleared
11 13 (6.50%) CompTIA Security+
11 13 (6.50%) Security+ Certification
12 12 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (6.00%) PCI QSA
12 12 (6.00%) SC Cleared
13 9 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (4.00%) CCDP
14 8 (4.00%) MCSE
15 6 (3.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (51.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (14.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 26 (13.00%) GDPR
4 12 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 11 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (4.50%) COBIT
7 5 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (2.00%) NIST 800
8 4 (2.00%) SLA
9 3 (1.50%) QA
10 2 (1.00%) ISO 14001
10 2 (1.00%) ISO 22301
10 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
10 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.50%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 21 (10.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.50%) vSphere
3 4 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.00%) Snort
5 2 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (4.00%) SCCM
2 4 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.00%) SCOM
3 2 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.50%) Kibana
4 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (19.00%) Cisco
2 22 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.00%) F5
4 14 (7.00%) Palo Alto
4 14 (7.00%) VMware
5 11 (5.50%) CheckPoint
6 10 (5.00%) Cyberoam
7 6 (3.00%) Fortinet
7 6 (3.00%) NetApp
8 3 (1.50%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.00%) HP
9 2 (1.00%) IBM
9 2 (1.00%) Juniper
9 2 (1.00%) Lotus
9 2 (1.00%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (1.00%) ProCurve
9 2 (1.00%) Symantec
9 2 (1.00%) Veeam
10 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.50%) Zend
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