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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 142 176
Rank change year-on-year -16 +34  
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 75 106 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.47% 1.74% 0.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.59% 11.62% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 60 71 39
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +53.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £67,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,906
% change year-on-year +4.76% +9.59%  

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 647 912 717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 12.70% 14.96% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 502 617 542
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 June 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 June 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 -20 28 £50,000 -18.03%
Coventry 0 11 £57,000 +8.57% 3
Warwickshire +16 10 £75,000 +42.85%
Solihull -7 9 £42,500 -34.61%
Staffordshire +9 7 £62,500 +8.69% 4
Walsall +12 6 £63,125 +53.03%
Worcestershire +3 6 £50,000 +20.48%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 90 (57.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (56.41%) Information Security
3 65 (41.67%) CISSP
4 55 (35.26%) Firewall
5 52 (33.33%) CISM
5 52 (33.33%) Finance
6 40 (25.64%) Risk Management
7 39 (25.00%) Data Protection
8 34 (21.79%) CISA
9 32 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (20.51%) Cisco
9 32 (20.51%) ITIL
10 30 (19.23%) CCNP
10 30 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
11 28 (17.95%) Cyber Essentials
12 26 (16.67%) LAN
12 26 (16.67%) WAN
12 26 (16.67%) Management Information System
13 25 (16.03%) Network Security
13 25 (16.03%) Cisco IOS
14 23 (14.74%) CCNA
15 21 (13.46%) Information Assurance
15 21 (13.46%) SIEM
16 20 (12.82%) Security Architecture
16 20 (12.82%) CRISC
17 19 (12.18%) ISMS
17 19 (12.18%) MPLS
17 19 (12.18%) OSPF
17 19 (12.18%) VPN
17 19 (12.18%) Data Security

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 13 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.21%) CMS
3 2 (1.28%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (8.33%) Sentinel
2 4 (2.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.54%) Office 365
2 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 55 (35.26%) Firewall
2 26 (16.67%) LAN
2 26 (16.67%) WAN
3 25 (16.03%) Cisco IOS
3 25 (16.03%) Network Security
4 19 (12.18%) MPLS
4 19 (12.18%) OSPF
4 19 (12.18%) VPN
5 17 (10.90%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (8.33%) DHCP
6 13 (8.33%) DNS
7 11 (7.05%) BGP-4
7 11 (7.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (7.05%) DMVPN
7 11 (7.05%) HSRP
7 11 (7.05%) IPv6
8 10 (6.41%) DMZ
9 9 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (5.77%) Wireshark
10 8 (5.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.56%) ZAP BI
2 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.64%) MS Access
3 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Burp Suite
1 9 (5.77%) Fiddler
General
1 52 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (10.26%) Retail
3 5 (3.21%) Legal
4 4 (2.56%) Military
5 2 (1.28%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (14.74%) Analyst
1 23 (14.74%) Network Engineer
1 23 (14.74%) Security Analyst
2 20 (12.82%) Security Manager
3 18 (11.54%) Consultant
4 17 (10.90%) Information Manager
5 16 (10.26%) Information Officer
5 16 (10.26%) Information Security Manager
5 16 (10.26%) Information Security Officer
5 16 (10.26%) Security Officer
6 12 (7.69%) Compliance Officer
6 12 (7.69%) Information Security Compliance Officer
6 12 (7.69%) Security Compliance Officer
7 11 (7.05%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (7.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (6.41%) Information Analyst
8 10 (6.41%) Information Security Analyst
8 10 (6.41%) Information Security Consultant
8 10 (6.41%) Security Consultant
9 9 (5.77%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.05%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.21%) CSS
2 5 (3.21%) HTML
3 3 (1.92%) .NET
3 3 (1.92%) Web Services
4 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.28%) SOAP
5 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.64%) Ajax
5 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.64%) HTML5
5 1 (0.64%) jQuery
5 1 (0.64%) REST
5 1 (0.64%) WinForms
5 1 (0.64%) XHTML
5 1 (0.64%) XML
5 1 (0.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 18 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (4.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.21%) CESG
7 4 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.92%) Fintech
9 2 (1.28%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.28%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.64%) Blog
10 1 (0.64%) BYOD
10 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.64%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.64%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.64%) FMCG
10 1 (0.64%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.97%) Windows
2 1 (0.64%) Linux
2 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.64%) Unix
2 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (56.41%) Information Security
2 40 (25.64%) Risk Management
3 39 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 32 (20.51%) ITIL
5 30 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (13.46%) Information Assurance
6 21 (13.46%) SIEM
7 20 (12.82%) Security Architecture
8 19 (12.18%) Data Security
8 19 (12.18%) ISMS
9 18 (11.54%) Load Balancing
9 18 (11.54%) Security Testing
10 15 (9.62%) Cryptography
11 14 (8.97%) Business Continuity
11 14 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (8.97%) IT Audit
12 13 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
12 13 (8.33%) Incident Management
12 13 (8.33%) IT Governance
12 13 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.21%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.92%) C#
3 2 (1.28%) SQL
4 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
4 1 (0.64%) VB
4 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (41.67%) CISSP
2 52 (33.33%) CISM
3 34 (21.79%) CISA
4 32 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (19.23%) CCNP
6 23 (14.74%) CCNA
7 20 (12.82%) CRISC
8 16 (10.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 16 (10.26%) Security Cleared
9 14 (8.97%) SC Cleared
10 13 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (7.69%) PCI QSA
12 8 (5.13%) CCDP
12 8 (5.13%) Degree
13 7 (4.49%) CEH
13 7 (4.49%) CISMP
13 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (3.85%) GIAC
14 6 (3.85%) MCSE
14 6 (3.85%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (57.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (17.95%) Cyber Essentials
3 18 (11.54%) GDPR
4 13 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 9 (5.77%) COBIT
6 7 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (2.56%) NIST 800
8 4 (2.56%) QA
9 2 (1.28%) ISO 14001
9 2 (1.28%) ISO 22301
9 2 (1.28%) ISO 9001
9 2 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.64%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (1.28%) SCCM
2 1 (0.64%) Kibana
2 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (20.51%) Cisco
2 17 (10.90%) F5
3 14 (8.97%) Palo Alto
4 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (7.05%) CheckPoint
5 11 (7.05%) Cyberoam
6 7 (4.49%) VMware
7 6 (3.85%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.28%) IBM
8 2 (1.28%) Lotus
8 2 (1.28%) NetApp
8 2 (1.28%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago