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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 79 88 103
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 8 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.85% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.50% 5.63% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% +8.59%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
123 71 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.07% 7.37% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 98 66 120
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £23,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -1 3 £67,500 +80.00% 1
Bedford +14 2 £40,000 -11.11%
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (45.83%) Performance Testing
1 11 (45.83%) Non-Functional Testing
1 11 (45.83%) Test Strategy
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) PL/SQL
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) HP
2 10 (41.67%) LoadRunner
3 7 (29.17%) Information Security
4 4 (16.67%) Retail
4 4 (16.67%) SIEM
4 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (12.50%) CISM
5 3 (12.50%) ISO 14001
5 3 (12.50%) Sun Certification
5 3 (12.50%) CISSP
5 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Banking
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
1 11 (45.83%) Test Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Compliance Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.17%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Performance Testing
1 11 (45.83%) Test Strategy
1 11 (45.83%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) SIEM
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.17%) Process Management
6 1 (4.17%) Strategic Management
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) PL/SQL
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
1 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CISSP
1 3 (12.50%) Sun Certification
1 3 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) PCI QSA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (12.50%) ISO 14001
3 2 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.17%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) HP
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Websense
3 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm