Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 230 177
Rank change year-on-year +56 -53 +27
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 128 96 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.49% 0.97% 1.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.73% 7.44% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 115 74 127
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% +29.41%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £79,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 1,467 1,291 1,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.03% 13.03% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 904 995 1,159
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,075 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +20 55 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Coventry +15 24 £45,000 -21.05% 2
Staffordshire +19 20 £47,500 -20.83% 7
Warwickshire +44 19 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Herefordshire - 7 £40,000 -
Halesowen +35 2 £40,000 - 1
Solihull -4 1 £45,000 +9.09%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £27,500 - 1
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 96 (75.00%) Information Security
2 91 (71.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 74 (57.81%) CISSP
4 61 (47.66%) CISM
5 51 (39.84%) Cyber Essentials
6 47 (36.72%) ITIL
7 44 (34.38%) GDPR
8 40 (31.25%) Risk Management
9 38 (29.69%) SIEM
10 34 (26.56%) CISA
11 33 (25.78%) Data Centre
12 29 (22.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 26 (20.31%) Management Information System
13 26 (20.31%) Service Delivery
14 25 (19.53%) Data Protection
15 24 (18.75%) SC Cleared
15 24 (18.75%) Security Cleared
15 24 (18.75%) Data Security
16 23 (17.97%) Cybersecurity
17 20 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (15.63%) Project Management
18 18 (14.06%) Retail
19 16 (12.50%) Firewall
20 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
21 14 (10.94%) Intrusion Detection
22 13 (10.16%) Risk Assessment
22 13 (10.16%) ITIL Certification
22 13 (10.16%) Incident Management
22 13 (10.16%) IT Governance
23 12 (9.38%) CEH

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 4 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (0.78%) Confluence
2 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.03%) assyst
2 7 (5.47%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (6.25%) SaaS
2 5 (3.91%) IaaS
2 5 (3.91%) PaaS
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.50%) Firewall
2 14 (10.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (3.91%) DNS
3 5 (3.91%) HTTP
3 5 (3.91%) Network Security
4 4 (3.13%) DHCP
4 4 (3.13%) LAN
4 4 (3.13%) MPLS
4 4 (3.13%) SMS
4 4 (3.13%) VoIP
4 4 (3.13%) WAN
5 2 (1.56%) Internet
5 2 (1.56%) VPN
6 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.78%) MS Access
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.78%) JIRA
1 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (14.06%) Retail
2 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.13%) Finance
4 2 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (32.81%) Security Manager
2 38 (29.69%) Information Manager
2 38 (29.69%) Information Security Manager
3 25 (19.53%) Analyst
3 25 (19.53%) Security Analyst
4 22 (17.19%) Compliance Manager
5 21 (16.41%) Security Compliance Manager
6 17 (13.28%) Information Security Compliance Manager
7 13 (10.16%) Information Analyst
7 13 (10.16%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (8.59%) IT Analyst
8 11 (8.59%) IT Security Analyst
9 10 (7.81%) Project Manager
10 9 (7.03%) Consultant
10 9 (7.03%) Information Security Compliance Officer
10 9 (7.03%) Information Security Officer
10 9 (7.03%) Security Officer
10 9 (7.03%) Security Specialist
10 9 (7.03%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (7.03%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) HTML
2 1 (0.78%) JSON
2 1 (0.78%) LINQ
2 1 (0.78%) OAuth
2 1 (0.78%) REST
2 1 (0.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.78%) Data Centre
2 26 (20.31%) Management Information System
3 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.38%) CESG
5 11 (8.59%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (5.47%) BYOD
6 7 (5.47%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (5.47%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.13%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.34%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.78%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.81%) Windows
2 9 (7.03%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.91%) Linux
4 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.78%) CentOS
6 1 (0.78%) Unix
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (75.00%) Information Security
2 47 (36.72%) ITIL
3 40 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 38 (29.69%) SIEM
5 26 (20.31%) Service Delivery
6 25 (19.53%) Data Protection
7 24 (18.75%) Data Security
8 23 (17.97%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (15.63%) Project Management
10 13 (10.16%) Incident Management
10 13 (10.16%) IT Governance
10 13 (10.16%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (9.38%) Cryptography
11 12 (9.38%) Information Security Management
11 12 (9.38%) Internal Audit
11 12 (9.38%) Security Management
12 11 (8.59%) ISMS
12 11 (8.59%) Problem Management
13 10 (7.81%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.34%) SQL
2 1 (0.78%) C
2 1 (0.78%) C#
2 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
2 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (57.81%) CISSP
2 61 (47.66%) CISM
3 34 (26.56%) CISA
4 24 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 24 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 13 (10.16%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (9.38%) CEH
7 11 (8.59%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (7.03%) CRISC
8 9 (7.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 9 (7.03%) MCSE
8 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (6.25%) CCNA
10 6 (4.69%) Degree
11 4 (3.13%) CISMP
11 4 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.34%) SANS
13 2 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (1.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 2 (1.56%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (71.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (39.84%) Cyber Essentials
3 44 (34.38%) GDPR
4 29 (22.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 12 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 9 (7.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (5.47%) QA
8 4 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (3.13%) ISO 31000
8 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.78%) GPG13
9 1 (0.78%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.78%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (7.81%) VMware
2 9 (7.03%) Oracle
3 6 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.13%) Cisco
4 4 (3.13%) Dell
4 4 (3.13%) HP
5 3 (2.34%) Adobe
5 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.34%) Citrix
5 3 (2.34%) Forcepoint
5 3 (2.34%) IBM
5 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.34%) Symantec
6 1 (0.78%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.78%) Qualys
6 1 (0.78%) SAP
6 1 (0.78%) Splunk