The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 74 111 90
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -21
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 15 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.33% 0.31% 0.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.49% 3.10% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 10
Average salary £46,250 £52,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +42.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £41,250 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £72,500 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
PCI DSS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
143 129 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.69% 9.96% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 107 110 90
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Bedfordshire region.

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable +7 7 £53,750 +43.33% 1
Bedford - 3 £50,000 -
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS.

1 13 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) ISO 14001
3 8 (34.78%) Change Management
3 8 (34.78%) ISO 9001
4 6 (26.09%) Firewall
5 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity Planning
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
5 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
5 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
5 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
5 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 5 (21.74%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) LoadRunner
5 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Information Security
6 3 (13.04%) Banking
6 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (13.04%) Strategic Management
6 3 (13.04%) Process Management
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (13.04%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) QA
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (13.04%) Java

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Risk Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Compliance Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Test Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Business Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Officer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Information Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
2 5 (21.74%) Information Security
2 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
2 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) Process Management
3 3 (13.04%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) Strategic Management
3 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Security
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.70%) SIEM
4 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
1 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Sun Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CISA
2 2 (8.70%) CISM
2 2 (8.70%) GCIA
2 2 (8.70%) GSEC
2 2 (8.70%) GCIH
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CRISC
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (34.78%) ISO 9001
2 8 (34.78%) ISO 14001
3 3 (13.04%) QA
4 2 (8.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
1 5 (21.74%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) LANDesk