Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 152 202
Rank change year-on-year -76 +50 +16
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 91 181 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 1.84% 1.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.03% 12.91% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 58 162 118
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £31,900 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,875 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +8.00%

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 1,294 1,402 1,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.28% 14.23% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1,000 1,124
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,475 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £64,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -48 31 £57,500 -4.17% 4
Coventry -16 23 £50,000 -16.67% 4
Staffordshire +18 20 £38,750 +3.33% 4
Warwickshire 0 13 £61,000 +32.61% 6
Shropshire - 2 £22,500 - 1
Herefordshire +6 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Walsall -8 1 - -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 55 (60.44%) Information Security
2 52 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (56.04%) CISSP
4 49 (53.85%) CISM
5 25 (27.47%) Finance
6 24 (26.37%) Data Protection
7 22 (24.18%) GDPR
8 21 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
10 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (17.58%) CRISC
12 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
12 15 (16.48%) CISA
13 14 (15.38%) Linux
14 13 (14.29%) Windows
14 13 (14.29%) Risk Management
14 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
14 13 (14.29%) OWASP
14 13 (14.29%) Degree
15 12 (13.19%) Retail
15 12 (13.19%) SQL
15 12 (13.19%) ITIL
16 11 (12.09%) .NET
16 11 (12.09%) Firewall
17 10 (10.99%) C#
17 10 (10.99%) Unix
17 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
18 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
18 9 (9.89%) REST
18 9 (9.89%) SIEM

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 8 (8.79%) Confluence
2 7 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.10%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.59%) Office 365
3 5 (5.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) SaaS
5 1 (1.10%) IaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) Firewall
2 7 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
2 7 (7.69%) HTTP
3 6 (6.59%) DNS
4 5 (5.49%) Network Security
4 5 (5.49%) SSH
4 5 (5.49%) VPN
5 4 (4.40%) SMS
6 3 (3.30%) Internet
7 2 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.10%) LAN
8 1 (1.10%) Skype
8 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.49%) MySQL
4 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) JIRA
2 8 (8.79%) Bitbucket
3 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.59%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.10%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.10%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.10%) Selenium
6 1 (1.10%) WinRunner
General
1 25 (27.47%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Back Office
3 4 (4.40%) Games
4 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.20%) Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Local Government
6 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (38.46%) Security Manager
2 26 (28.57%) Information Manager
3 24 (26.37%) Information Security Manager
4 16 (17.58%) Analyst
5 15 (16.48%) Security Analyst
6 11 (12.09%) Developer
7 9 (9.89%) .NET Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Compliance Manager
7 9 (9.89%) Information Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) Information Security Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) Security Compliance Manager
8 8 (8.79%) Administrator
8 8 (8.79%) Information Security Compliance Manager
9 7 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 7 (7.69%) Governance Manager
9 7 (7.69%) IT Manager
10 6 (6.59%) IT Security Manager
10 6 (6.59%) Senior Security Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) Windows Administrator
10 6 (6.59%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) .NET
2 9 (9.89%) REST
3 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.59%) OAuth
5 5 (5.49%) .NET Core
5 5 (5.49%) Akka.NET
5 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Core
6 4 (4.40%) SOAP
7 3 (3.30%) HTML
8 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.20%) CSS
8 2 (2.20%) JSON
8 2 (2.20%) LINQ
9 1 (1.10%) HTML5
9 1 (1.10%) SailPoint
9 1 (1.10%) Spring
9 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.89%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (8.79%) Fintech
5 7 (7.69%) BYOD
6 5 (5.49%) Clustering
6 5 (5.49%) Private Cloud
7 4 (4.40%) CESG
8 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.30%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.20%) Cybercrime
9 2 (2.20%) Internet of Things
10 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.10%) EFT
10 1 (1.10%) EPoS
10 1 (1.10%) Robotics
10 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.38%) Linux
2 13 (14.29%) Windows
3 10 (10.99%) Unix
4 6 (6.59%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.49%) CentOS
5 5 (5.49%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.49%) Windows 10
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (60.44%) Information Security
2 24 (26.37%) Data Protection
3 21 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.29%) OWASP
5 13 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 12 (13.19%) ITIL
7 9 (9.89%) Compliance Audit
7 9 (9.89%) Line Management
7 9 (9.89%) Service Delivery
7 9 (9.89%) SIEM
8 8 (8.79%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (8.79%) Security Operations
9 7 (7.69%) Data Security
9 7 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.59%) DevOps
10 6 (6.59%) Expense Management
10 6 (6.59%) Kanban
10 6 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.19%) SQL
2 10 (10.99%) C#
3 4 (4.40%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.10%) Java
6 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (56.04%) CISSP
2 49 (53.85%) CISM
3 16 (17.58%) CRISC
4 15 (16.48%) CISA
5 13 (14.29%) Degree
6 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
7 9 (9.89%) ISEB
7 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.59%) CEH
8 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (5.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (5.49%) PCI QSA
10 4 (4.40%) CCSP
11 3 (3.30%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (3.30%) SANS
12 1 (1.10%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (1.10%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 1 (1.10%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (24.18%) GDPR
3 9 (9.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (8.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (3.30%) SLA
6 2 (2.20%) COBIT
6 2 (2.20%) NIST 800
7 1 (1.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.10%) ISO 8583
7 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.59%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.59%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (5.49%) Squid
4 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) Atlassian
2 6 (6.59%) Capita
3 5 (5.49%) BT
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco
4 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.20%) Adobe
5 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.20%) Citrix
5 2 (2.20%) Forcepoint
5 2 (2.20%) IBM
5 2 (2.20%) Symantec
5 2 (2.20%) VMware
6 1 (1.10%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.10%) F5
6 1 (1.10%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) Meraki
6 1 (1.10%) Mitel
6 1 (1.10%) Pega
6 1 (1.10%) Virgin Media