Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 178 185
Rank change year-on-year -57 +7 +31
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 70 160 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.72% 1.52% 1.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.57% 10.63% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 53 107 115
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £36,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £82,000 £65,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 1,256 1,505 1,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.88% 14.33% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 967 989 1,136
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,783 £25,203 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,750
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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -34 21 £58,750 +30.56% 2
Staffordshire +15 15 £40,000 +1.27% 4
Coventry -15 15 £60,000 +26.32% 4
Warwickshire +10 10 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Shropshire - 2 £22,500 -
Walsall - 2 - -
Herefordshire -5 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 36 (51.43%) Information Security
2 28 (40.00%) CISSP
2 28 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (27.14%) CISM
5 17 (24.29%) Retail
5 17 (24.29%) GDPR
6 16 (22.86%) Data Protection
7 14 (20.00%) Windows
8 12 (17.14%) Linux
8 12 (17.14%) Security Testing
9 10 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 10 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (14.29%) SQL
9 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 9 (12.86%) Finance
10 9 (12.86%) Firewall
11 8 (11.43%) Security Management
11 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
11 8 (11.43%) Information Security Management
11 8 (11.43%) .NET
11 8 (11.43%) CRISC
11 8 (11.43%) BYOD
11 8 (11.43%) Compliance Audit
12 7 (10.00%) Fintech
12 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (10.00%) SIEM
12 7 (10.00%) Degree
12 7 (10.00%) Penetration Testing

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 (5.71%) Confluence
2 3 (4.29%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Firewall
2 7 (10.00%) HTTP
2 7 (10.00%) LAN
2 7 (10.00%) WAN
3 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.29%) DNS
5 2 (2.86%) Internet
5 2 (2.86%) Network Security
5 2 (2.86%) SSH
5 2 (2.86%) VPN
5 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.43%) DHCP
6 1 (1.43%) Skype
6 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.43%) VoIP
6 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) JIRA
2 4 (5.71%) Bitbucket
3 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.86%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.86%) Selenium
4 2 (2.86%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (24.29%) Retail
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Security Manager
2 18 (25.71%) Analyst
3 17 (24.29%) Security Analyst
4 16 (22.86%) Information Security Manager
5 13 (18.57%) Information Manager
6 8 (11.43%) Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Information Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Cisco Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Cisco Security Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) CISSP Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Consultant
9 4 (5.71%) IT Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.71%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) IT Security Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Programme Manager
10 3 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) .NET
2 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.14%) REST
2 5 (7.14%) SOAP
3 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (4.29%) Web Services
5 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.86%) HTML
6 1 (1.43%) CSS
6 1 (1.43%) JSON
6 1 (1.43%) LINQ
6 1 (1.43%) SailPoint
6 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (11.43%) BYOD
2 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.00%) Fintech
4 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.14%) CESG
5 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.29%) Clustering
7 2 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.86%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.86%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.43%) AS400
8 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.43%) EFT
8 1 (1.43%) EPoS
8 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.43%) mPOS
8 1 (1.43%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Windows
2 12 (17.14%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Unix
4 2 (2.86%) CentOS
4 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) Information Security
2 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.86%) Data Protection
4 12 (17.14%) Security Testing
5 10 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 8 (11.43%) Compliance Audit
6 8 (11.43%) Information Security Management
6 8 (11.43%) Security Management
7 7 (10.00%) Change Management
7 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.00%) Project Management
7 7 (10.00%) SIEM
8 6 (8.57%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (8.57%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (7.14%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) SQL
2 7 (10.00%) C#
3 5 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.71%) C
5 1 (1.43%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.43%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) CISSP
2 19 (27.14%) CISM
3 8 (11.43%) CRISC
4 7 (10.00%) CISA
4 7 (10.00%) Degree
5 6 (8.57%) GCIA
5 6 (8.57%) GCIH
5 6 (8.57%) SSCP
6 4 (5.71%) ISEB
6 4 (5.71%) PCI QSA
7 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (2.86%) CEH
8 2 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.43%) CCIE
9 1 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.43%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (24.29%) GDPR
3 4 (5.71%) COBIT
4 2 (2.86%) NIST 800
4 2 (2.86%) QA
4 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.86%) SLA
5 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.43%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.86%) Squid
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) Nessus
2 1 (1.43%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco
3 4 (5.71%) Capita
4 3 (4.29%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) BT
5 2 (2.86%) Pega
6 1 (1.43%) Apple
6 1 (1.43%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.43%) Dell
6 1 (1.43%) F5
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) Meraki
6 1 (1.43%) Mitel
6 1 (1.43%) NCR
6 1 (1.43%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) Virgin Media