Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PCI QSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 329 324
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -8
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 4 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.071% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -14.29% +14.29%
10th Percentile £45,750 £37,125 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,250 £69,375 £89,250
England median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +4.17% +4.35%

PCI QSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2377 2985 2753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.54% 26.39% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1829 2184 2188
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £65,480
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

PCI QSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PCI QSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PCI QSA in the West Midlands

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for PCI QSA in the West Midlands

PCI QSA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI QSA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI QSA in the West Midlands

PCI QSA
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 QSA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +21 3 £68,750 +12.24% 2
Coventry +9 1 £45,000 -3.23%
PCI QSA
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing PCI QSA 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 QSA.

1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (25.00%) RSA Archer
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) NIST 800
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) SailPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security

PCI QSA
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SailPoint
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) NIST 800
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CyberArk
1 1 (25.00%) NetIQ