Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 166 210
Rank change year-on-year -67 +44 -23
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 93 196 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.91% 1.69% 1.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.95% 11.67% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 69 122 115
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +21.39% -3.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £19,450
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £73,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

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

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1338 1680 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.15% 14.53% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1105 1150
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,500 £23,613
90th Percentile £71,500 £68,250 £62,500
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 West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in the West Midlands

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in the West Midlands

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the West Midlands

PCI DSS
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Birmingham -50 35 £53,000 +0.95%
Coventry +2 17 £55,000 +15.79%
Staffordshire +20 16 £45,000 - 2
Warwickshire +2 10 £52,500 -2.33%
Walsall +8 4 £52,500 +27.27%
Solihull -8 4 £45,000 -30.77% 1
Shropshire - 2 £22,500 -
Worcestershire -6 1 £42,500 -29.17%
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 50 (53.76%) Information Security
2 38 (40.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (32.26%) CISSP
4 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (21.51%) CISM
5 20 (21.51%) Data Protection
6 18 (19.35%) Management Information System
6 18 (19.35%) Finance
7 17 (18.28%) Firewall
7 17 (18.28%) Retail
7 17 (18.28%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (16.13%) Security Management
8 15 (16.13%) Information Security Management
8 15 (16.13%) Security Testing
8 15 (16.13%) GDPR
9 14 (15.05%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (15.05%) Windows
10 13 (13.98%) ISMS
11 12 (12.90%) Information Assurance
11 12 (12.90%) Risk Management
12 11 (11.83%) Business Continuity
12 11 (11.83%) Linux
12 11 (11.83%) LAN
12 11 (11.83%) WAN
12 11 (11.83%) Network Security
12 11 (11.83%) Waterfall
13 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (10.75%) SIEM
13 10 (10.75%) Cyber Essentials
14 9 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 3 (3.23%) Confluence
2 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.28%) Firewall
2 11 (11.83%) LAN
2 11 (11.83%) Network Security
2 11 (11.83%) WAN
3 7 (7.53%) DMZ
3 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (5.38%) HTTP
5 5 (5.38%) VPN
6 4 (4.30%) BGP
6 4 (4.30%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (4.30%) MPLS
6 4 (4.30%) OSPF
6 4 (4.30%) VLAN
7 3 (3.23%) Internet
8 2 (2.15%) DHCP
8 2 (2.15%) DNS
9 1 (1.08%) SMS
9 1 (1.08%) VoIP
9 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Bitbucket
1 3 (3.23%) JIRA
2 2 (2.15%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.15%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.15%) Selenium
2 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.15%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
2 17 (18.28%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Legal
4 3 (3.23%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.08%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) Security Manager
2 22 (23.66%) Analyst
3 21 (22.58%) Security Analyst
4 19 (20.43%) Information Security Manager
5 16 (17.20%) Information Manager
6 12 (12.90%) Information Analyst
6 12 (12.90%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Developer
7 6 (6.45%) IT Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Security Specialist
8 5 (5.38%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.38%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) IT Security Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Cisco Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Cisco Security Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 4 (4.30%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) .NET
2 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (3.23%) REST
3 3 (3.23%) SOAP
3 3 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (5.38%) BYOD
4 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.38%) Fintech
5 3 (3.23%) Cybercrime
6 2 (2.15%) CESG
6 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.15%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.08%) AS400
7 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.08%) Clustering
7 1 (1.08%) EFT
7 1 (1.08%) EPoS
7 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.08%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) Windows
2 11 (11.83%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) Unix
4 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.08%) HPUX
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (53.76%) Information Security
2 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.51%) Data Protection
4 17 (18.28%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (16.13%) Information Security Management
5 15 (16.13%) Security Management
5 15 (16.13%) Security Testing
6 14 (15.05%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (13.98%) ISMS
8 12 (12.90%) Information Assurance
8 12 (12.90%) Risk Management
9 11 (11.83%) Business Continuity
9 11 (11.83%) Waterfall
10 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (10.75%) SIEM
11 9 (9.68%) ITIL
11 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2
11 9 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (8.60%) Compliance Audit
12 8 (8.60%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) C
2 5 (5.38%) C#
2 5 (5.38%) SQL
3 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.08%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (32.26%) CISSP
2 20 (21.51%) CISM
3 7 (7.53%) CRISC
3 7 (7.53%) ISEB
4 6 (6.45%) CISA
4 6 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.45%) Degree
4 6 (6.45%) GCIA
4 6 (6.45%) GCIH
4 6 (6.45%) SSCP
5 5 (5.38%) CCDP
5 5 (5.38%) CCNP
6 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.23%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (3.23%) PCI QSA
7 3 (3.23%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (2.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (2.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (40.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (16.13%) GDPR
3 10 (10.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (5.38%) COBIT
4 5 (5.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (2.15%) ISO 14001
6 2 (2.15%) ISO 22301
6 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (2.15%) NIST 800
6 2 (2.15%) QA
6 2 (2.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.08%) Kibana
3 1 (1.08%) Nessus
3 1 (1.08%) Nmap
3 1 (1.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (9.68%) Cisco
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.30%) Palo Alto
3 3 (3.23%) VMware
4 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.15%) Capita
4 2 (2.15%) Pega
5 1 (1.08%) Apple
5 1 (1.08%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.08%) Dell
5 1 (1.08%) HP
5 1 (1.08%) IBM
5 1 (1.08%) Lotus
5 1 (1.08%) Meraki
5 1 (1.08%) Mitel
5 1 (1.08%) NCR
5 1 (1.08%) NetApp
5 1 (1.08%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.08%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle