Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 197 203
Rank change year-on-year -71 +6 +7
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 123 265 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.79% 1.46% 1.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.99% 9.75% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 94 184 205
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £28,650 £31,896 £19,750
90th Percentile £79,250 £70,875 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +9.38%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2052 2717 2554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.25% 14.96% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1891 1934
Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -75 91 £52,500 - 7
East Midlands 0 32 £45,000 - 3
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 62 (50.41%) Information Security
2 49 (39.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (34.15%) CISSP
4 33 (26.83%) Data Protection
5 28 (22.76%) GDPR
6 27 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (19.51%) CISM
9 23 (18.70%) Windows
10 22 (17.89%) Firewall
10 22 (17.89%) Finance
11 20 (16.26%) ITIL
11 20 (16.26%) ISMS
12 19 (15.45%) Retail
12 19 (15.45%) LAN
12 19 (15.45%) WAN
12 19 (15.45%) Business Continuity
12 19 (15.45%) Management Information System
13 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
14 16 (13.01%) Security Testing
14 16 (13.01%) Information Security Management
14 16 (13.01%) Security Management
14 16 (13.01%) Risk Management
15 15 (12.20%) VMware
15 15 (12.20%) Cisco
15 15 (12.20%) Linux
15 15 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
16 14 (11.38%) Data Protection Act
16 14 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (9.76%) Information Assurance

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 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.44%) Confluence
3 2 (1.63%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.89%) Firewall
2 19 (15.45%) LAN
2 19 (15.45%) WAN
3 11 (8.94%) Network Security
4 7 (5.69%) Internet
4 7 (5.69%) MPLS
4 7 (5.69%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.69%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (4.88%) DMZ
5 6 (4.88%) VPN
6 5 (4.07%) HTTP
6 5 (4.07%) VLAN
7 4 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.25%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (3.25%) DHCP
7 4 (3.25%) DNS
7 4 (3.25%) SAN
7 4 (3.25%) Wireless
7 4 (3.25%) WLAN
8 3 (2.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) MySQL
3 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Bitbucket
1 3 (2.44%) JIRA
2 2 (1.63%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.63%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.63%) Selenium
2 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.63%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (17.89%) Finance
2 19 (15.45%) Retail
3 8 (6.50%) Marketing
4 5 (4.07%) Legal
5 3 (2.44%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.63%) Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Law
6 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (21.14%) Security Manager
2 21 (17.07%) Analyst
3 20 (16.26%) Information Security Manager
3 20 (16.26%) Security Analyst
4 17 (13.82%) Information Manager
5 11 (8.94%) Consultant
5 11 (8.94%) Information Analyst
5 11 (8.94%) Information Security Analyst
6 9 (7.32%) Information Officer
6 9 (7.32%) Information Security Officer
6 9 (7.32%) Security Officer
6 9 (7.32%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.69%) Data Protection Officer
8 6 (4.88%) Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Security Consultant
8 6 (4.88%) Security Specialist
8 6 (4.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 5 (4.07%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.07%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.07%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) .NET
2 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.25%) Web Services
3 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (2.44%) REST
3 3 (2.44%) SOAP
4 2 (1.63%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.63%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
5 1 (0.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.45%) Management Information System
2 14 (11.38%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.07%) BYOD
4 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.07%) Fintech
5 3 (2.44%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.63%) CESG
6 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.81%) AS400
7 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) EFT
7 1 (0.81%) EPoS
7 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.81%) Online Games
7 1 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.70%) Windows
2 15 (12.20%) Linux
3 8 (6.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.44%) Unix
4 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.81%) HPUX
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (50.41%) Information Security
2 33 (26.83%) Data Protection
3 27 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.26%) ISMS
5 20 (16.26%) ITIL
6 19 (15.45%) Business Continuity
7 16 (13.01%) Information Security Management
7 16 (13.01%) Risk Management
7 16 (13.01%) Security Management
7 16 (13.01%) Security Testing
8 15 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (9.76%) Information Assurance
11 11 (8.94%) Change Management
12 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2
12 10 (8.13%) SIEM
12 10 (8.13%) Waterfall
13 9 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (6.50%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) SQL
2 7 (5.69%) C
3 5 (4.07%) C#
4 3 (2.44%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.81%) Java
5 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (34.15%) CISSP
2 24 (19.51%) CISM
3 11 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.50%) CCDP
4 8 (6.50%) CCNP
4 8 (6.50%) CISA
4 8 (6.50%) CRISC
4 8 (6.50%) Degree
4 8 (6.50%) ISEB
5 7 (5.69%) CompTIA Security+
5 7 (5.69%) Security+ Certification
6 6 (4.88%) CCNA
6 6 (4.88%) GCIA
6 6 (4.88%) GCIH
6 6 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.88%) SSCP
7 5 (4.07%) CCIE
7 5 (4.07%) CEH
7 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.25%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (39.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (22.76%) GDPR
3 11 (8.94%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (4.88%) COBIT
4 6 (4.88%) SLA
5 5 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (2.44%) ISO 9001
6 3 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (2.44%) NIST 800
7 2 (1.63%) ISO 14001
7 2 (1.63%) ISO 22301
7 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.25%) vSphere
3 2 (1.63%) Snort
3 2 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) SmoothWall
2 3 (2.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.63%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.63%) Snorby
3 2 (1.63%) Suricata
3 2 (1.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.81%) Kibana
4 1 (0.81%) Nessus
4 1 (0.81%) Nmap
4 1 (0.81%) SCCM
4 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.20%) Cisco
2 15 (12.20%) VMware
3 7 (5.69%) HP
4 6 (4.88%) ProCurve
5 5 (4.07%) NetApp
6 4 (3.25%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.44%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.63%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.63%) Capita
8 2 (1.63%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.63%) hybris
8 2 (1.63%) Juniper
8 2 (1.63%) NetIQ
8 2 (1.63%) Pega
8 2 (1.63%) Symantec
8 2 (1.63%) Veeam
9 1 (0.81%) Dell
9 1 (0.81%) Mitel
9 1 (0.81%) NCR