Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 187 179
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 +36
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 120 147 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.26% 1.45% 1.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.47% 10.77% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 95 145 145
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% - +10.00%

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 1,416 1,365 1,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.92% 13.50% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 947 1,060 1,203
West Midlands median annual salary £45,947 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +11.11%

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 2018. 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 -15 47 £57,500 - 9
Coventry +20 37 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Staffordshire +17 20 £45,000 -7.69% 9
Warwickshire +7 14 £61,000 +32.61%
Shropshire - 2 £22,500 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 79 (65.83%) Information Security
2 77 (64.17%) CISSP
3 75 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 66 (55.00%) CISM
5 34 (28.33%) Data Protection
5 34 (28.33%) GDPR
6 32 (26.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 31 (25.83%) Data Centre
7 31 (25.83%) ITIL
8 30 (25.00%) CISA
9 28 (23.33%) Risk Management
10 24 (20.00%) SIEM
11 22 (18.33%) Finance
11 22 (18.33%) Cybersecurity
12 21 (17.50%) Security Cleared
13 20 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 20 (16.67%) Service Delivery
13 20 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 19 (15.83%) Management Information System
14 19 (15.83%) CRISC
15 18 (15.00%) Data Security
15 18 (15.00%) Windows
16 17 (14.17%) Linux
17 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
18 15 (12.50%) Incident Management
18 15 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
19 14 (11.67%) OWASP
19 14 (11.67%) Firewall
20 13 (10.83%) Degree

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 6 (5.00%) Confluence
2 4 (3.33%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) assyst
1 5 (4.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.00%) SaaS
4 5 (4.17%) Office 365
5 3 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.67%) IaaS
7 1 (0.83%) PaaS
7 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) Firewall
2 8 (6.67%) SMS
3 7 (5.83%) Cisco IPT
3 7 (5.83%) HTTP
4 6 (5.00%) DNS
4 6 (5.00%) Network Security
5 4 (3.33%) Internet
5 4 (3.33%) LAN
5 4 (3.33%) MPLS
5 4 (3.33%) VPN
5 4 (3.33%) WAN
6 3 (2.50%) SSH
7 1 (0.83%) DHCP
7 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) MySQL
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) JIRA
1 7 (5.83%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.00%) Bitbucket
2 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (18.33%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Retail
3 4 (3.33%) Back Office
3 4 (3.33%) Games
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Local Government
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 36 (30.00%) Information Manager
3 34 (28.33%) Information Security Manager
4 26 (21.67%) Analyst
5 25 (20.83%) Security Analyst
6 20 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
7 19 (15.83%) Security Compliance Manager
8 15 (12.50%) IT Analyst
8 15 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
9 14 (11.67%) Information Security Compliance Manager
10 12 (10.00%) IT Manager
10 12 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
11 10 (8.33%) Information Analyst
11 10 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
11 10 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
12 8 (6.67%) Senior IT Security Analyst
13 7 (5.83%) Information Officer
13 7 (5.83%) Information Security Officer
13 7 (5.83%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) .NET
2 7 (5.83%) REST
3 6 (5.00%) OAuth
4 5 (4.17%) .NET Core
4 5 (4.17%) Akka.NET
4 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (2.50%) HTML
6 2 (1.67%) CSS
6 2 (1.67%) JSON
6 2 (1.67%) LINQ
6 2 (1.67%) SOAP
7 1 (0.83%) HTML5
7 1 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.83%) Data Centre
2 19 (15.83%) Management Information System
3 15 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.33%) BYOD
5 6 (5.00%) CESG
6 5 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
6 5 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.50%) Clustering
8 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.50%) Fintech
8 3 (2.50%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.67%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.83%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.00%) Windows
2 17 (14.17%) Linux
3 10 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.50%) Unix
5 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.33%) CentOS
6 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.50%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (65.83%) Information Security
2 34 (28.33%) Data Protection
3 31 (25.83%) ITIL
4 28 (23.33%) Risk Management
5 24 (20.00%) SIEM
6 22 (18.33%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 18 (15.00%) Data Security
9 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (12.50%) Incident Management
11 14 (11.67%) OWASP
12 13 (10.83%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (9.17%) Compliance Audit
13 11 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (8.33%) DevOps
14 10 (8.33%) Line Management
14 10 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
14 10 (8.33%) Security Testing
14 10 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.50%) SQL
2 7 (5.83%) C#
3 3 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 77 (64.17%) CISSP
2 66 (55.00%) CISM
3 30 (25.00%) CISA
4 21 (17.50%) Security Cleared
5 20 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 19 (15.83%) CRISC
7 13 (10.83%) Degree
8 12 (10.00%) CEH
9 10 (8.33%) ISEB
10 9 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (5.00%) SANS
13 5 (4.17%) CCNA
13 5 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 5 (4.17%) MCSE
13 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (3.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 4 (3.33%) CCSP
14 4 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
15 3 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (28.33%) GDPR
3 32 (26.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 20 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (4.17%) QA
7 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (2.50%) SLA
8 1 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.83%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.83%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.50%) Squid
3 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.83%) Capita
3 6 (5.00%) VMware
4 5 (4.17%) Adobe
4 5 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 5 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.17%) Cisco
4 5 (4.17%) Citrix
4 5 (4.17%) Forcepoint
4 5 (4.17%) IBM
4 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.17%) Symantec
5 3 (2.50%) BT
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle
7 1 (0.83%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.83%) Dell
7 1 (0.83%) HP
7 1 (0.83%) Qualys
7 1 (0.83%) Remedy
7 1 (0.83%) Splunk