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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 134 166 167
Rank change year-on-year +32 +1  
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 80 76 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.69% 1.24% 0.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.48% 9.97% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 64 64 46
Median salary £45,000 £53,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.27% -2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £66,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00%  

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 697 762 585
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.76% 12.41% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 521 581 473
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,901 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,550 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Birmingham -7 24 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Solihull +5 18 £42,500 -34.61%
Warwickshire +37 12 £45,000 -2.70%
Herefordshire -10 11 £45,000 - 3
Coventry +17 9 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Staffordshire +3 5 £37,500 -27.53% 1
Walsall - 3 £62,750 - 2
Worcestershire -6 2 £50,000 +96.07% 2
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 100 (60.98%) CISSP
1 100 (60.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (54.88%) CISM
3 87 (53.05%) Information Security
4 61 (37.20%) Firewall
5 57 (34.76%) Security Cleared
6 56 (34.15%) SC Cleared
7 52 (31.71%) SIEM
8 47 (28.66%) ITIL
9 46 (28.05%) Data Protection
9 46 (28.05%) Data Centre
10 45 (27.44%) CISA
11 44 (26.83%) Risk Management
12 39 (23.78%) Management Information System
13 37 (22.56%) Finance
14 34 (20.73%) Cyber Essentials
15 33 (20.12%) Cisco Certification
16 32 (19.51%) Cisco
16 32 (19.51%) Risk Assessment
17 31 (18.90%) CCNP
17 31 (18.90%) CCNA
17 31 (18.90%) Continuous Improvement
17 31 (18.90%) IT Governance
17 31 (18.90%) Sentinel
18 28 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
18 28 (17.07%) F5
18 28 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
18 28 (17.07%) Load Balancing
18 28 (17.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
19 27 (16.46%) LAN

PCI DSS
Top Related 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 11 (6.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 31 (18.90%) Sentinel
2 14 (8.54%) assyst
2 14 (8.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (37.20%) Firewall
2 28 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (16.46%) LAN
3 27 (16.46%) Network Security
3 27 (16.46%) WAN
4 24 (14.63%) Cisco IOS
5 22 (13.41%) DHCP
5 22 (13.41%) DNS
6 21 (12.80%) BGP-4
6 21 (12.80%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (12.80%) DMVPN
6 21 (12.80%) HSRP
6 21 (12.80%) IPv6
6 21 (12.80%) MPLS
6 21 (12.80%) OSPF
7 12 (7.32%) ADSL
7 12 (7.32%) ISDN
7 12 (7.32%) PSTN
7 12 (7.32%) X.25
8 11 (6.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) ZAP BI
2 4 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (0.61%) MS Access
3 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Burp Suite
1 10 (6.10%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (22.56%) Finance
2 8 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (1.22%) Legal
3 2 (1.22%) Military
4 1 (0.61%) Back Office
4 1 (0.61%) Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Law
4 1 (0.61%) Local Government
4 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (18.90%) Network Engineer
2 28 (17.07%) Analyst
2 28 (17.07%) Security Analyst
3 24 (14.63%) Security Officer
4 22 (13.41%) Information Officer
4 22 (13.41%) Information Security Officer
5 21 (12.80%) Cisco Engineer
5 21 (12.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 21 (12.80%) Information Manager
6 17 (10.37%) Security Manager
7 15 (9.15%) Information Security Manager
7 15 (9.15%) IT Analyst
7 15 (9.15%) IT Security Analyst
8 14 (8.54%) Security Engineer
8 14 (8.54%) Security Specialist
9 13 (7.93%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (7.93%) Senior Security Analyst
10 12 (7.32%) Consultant
10 12 (7.32%) Senior IT Security Analyst
11 11 (6.71%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.80%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.44%) CSS
2 4 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.61%) OAuth
3 1 (0.61%) OpenID
3 1 (0.61%) REST
3 1 (0.61%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.61%) SAML
3 1 (0.61%) SOAP
3 1 (0.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.05%) Data Centre
2 39 (23.78%) Management Information System
3 22 (13.41%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (9.15%) CESG
5 14 (8.54%) Freedom of Information
5 14 (8.54%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (7.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (3.05%) PKI
8 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.22%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.61%) Blog
10 1 (0.61%) BYOD
10 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.61%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.61%) Fintech
10 1 (0.61%) FMCG
10 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.61%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.15%) Windows
2 3 (1.83%) Linux
3 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (1.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (53.05%) Information Security
2 52 (31.71%) SIEM
3 47 (28.66%) ITIL
4 46 (28.05%) Data Protection
5 44 (26.83%) Risk Management
6 32 (19.51%) Risk Assessment
7 31 (18.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 31 (18.90%) IT Governance
8 28 (17.07%) Load Balancing
8 28 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
9 26 (15.85%) Security Management
10 25 (15.24%) ISMS
11 24 (14.63%) Information Security Management
12 23 (14.02%) Cybersecurity
13 22 (13.41%) Data Security
13 22 (13.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 20 (12.20%) Incident Management
15 19 (11.59%) Cryptography
15 19 (11.59%) Information Assurance
15 19 (11.59%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.83%) SQL
3 1 (0.61%) C#
3 1 (0.61%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) Python
3 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (60.98%) CISSP
2 90 (54.88%) CISM
3 57 (34.76%) Security Cleared
4 56 (34.15%) SC Cleared
5 45 (27.44%) CISA
6 33 (20.12%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (18.90%) CCNA
7 31 (18.90%) CCNP
8 25 (15.24%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (14.63%) CEH
9 24 (14.63%) CISMP
10 22 (13.41%) CRISC
11 9 (5.49%) Degree
11 9 (5.49%) PCI QSA
12 7 (4.27%) DV Cleared
12 7 (4.27%) GIAC
12 7 (4.27%) OSCP
13 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (1.83%) MCP
14 3 (1.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (60.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (20.73%) Cyber Essentials
3 28 (17.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 20 (12.20%) GPG13
5 14 (8.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (8.54%) QA
5 14 (8.54%) RMADS
6 6 (3.66%) GDPR
7 5 (3.05%) COBIT
7 5 (3.05%) ISO22301
7 5 (3.05%) ISO27002
8 4 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (1.83%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.61%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 13 (7.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) SCCM
2 2 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (19.51%) Cisco
2 28 (17.07%) F5
3 21 (12.80%) Cyberoam
4 15 (9.15%) ServiceNow
5 12 (7.32%) CheckPoint
6 6 (3.66%) Fortinet
6 6 (3.66%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.66%) Palo Alto
6 6 (3.66%) VMware
7 3 (1.83%) FireEye
8 2 (1.22%) IBM
9 1 (0.61%) CA
9 1 (0.61%) EMC
9 1 (0.61%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.61%) Juniper
9 1 (0.61%) Lotus
9 1 (0.61%) NetApp
9 1 (0.61%) Qualys
9 1 (0.61%) Symantec
9 1 (0.61%) Tufin
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65500 per annum + Car allowance 5.5k, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum c£40k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum c£50k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Car allowance and Bonus Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + car, pension, training/certification
Posted: 9 days ago
Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pixel Hires
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 21 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago