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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 84 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 8 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.84% 1.38% 0.099%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.78% 8.84% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 1
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +85.18%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
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
118 181 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.39% 15.63% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 91 150 142
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,950 £65,500
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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Luton +5 6 £52,500 +16.66%
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 22 (91.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (75.00%) Information Security
3 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
4 9 (37.50%) COBIT
5 8 (33.33%) Firewall
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
6 7 (29.17%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (29.17%) CISSP
6 7 (29.17%) Security Patching
7 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
9 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (16.67%) CCNA
9 4 (16.67%) CISM
9 4 (16.67%) ISO 14001
9 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (16.67%) Security Management
10 3 (12.50%) Legal
10 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
10 3 (12.50%) CISA
10 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
10 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (8.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
11 2 (8.33%) SIEM

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Security Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Information Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Security Manager
3 4 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Business Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Compliance Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Information Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Information Security
2 7 (29.17%) Risk Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) Security Patching
3 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Security Management
6 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
7 2 (8.33%) SIEM
7 2 (8.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Computer Security
7 2 (8.33%) Process Management
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CISSP
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCNA
2 4 (16.67%) CISM
3 3 (12.50%) CISA
4 2 (8.33%) GCIA
4 2 (8.33%) GSEC
4 2 (8.33%) GCIH
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) CRISC
5 1 (4.17%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (91.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (37.50%) COBIT
3 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 4 (16.67%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Citrix
1 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) CA
2 1 (4.17%) HP