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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 53 72 94
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +22
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 31 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.02% 0.90% 0.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.81% 6.82% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 7
Average salary £52,500 £66,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.75% +55.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £50,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
104 132 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.49% 13.16% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 95 99 81
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £33,650 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £76,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
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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
Bedford +27 17 £50,000 +25.00%
Luton - 7 £52,500 - 1
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 32 (78.05%) Information Security
2 29 (70.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (56.10%) CISA
3 23 (56.10%) CISM
3 23 (56.10%) CISSP
3 23 (56.10%) Presales
4 22 (53.66%) GAP Analysis
5 21 (51.22%) Data Security
5 21 (51.22%) Finance
6 15 (36.59%) Firewall
6 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
7 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
7 14 (34.15%) MS Office
7 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (34.15%) PCI QSA
8 13 (31.71%) Time Management
8 13 (31.71%) Information Governance
8 13 (31.71%) Risk Management
9 12 (29.27%) ITIL
10 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
11 8 (19.51%) IBM
11 8 (19.51%) Threat Analysis
11 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (17.07%) SQL
12 7 (17.07%) Intel
13 6 (14.63%) Change Management
13 6 (14.63%) Flash
13 6 (14.63%) MQSeries
13 6 (14.63%) RPG
13 6 (14.63%) OS/400

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (14.63%) MQSeries
1 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
1 14 (34.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (51.22%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Consultant
2 13 (31.71%) Security Consultant
3 10 (24.39%) Compliance Consultant
4 8 (19.51%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) CISSP Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Information Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Security Officer
7 1 (2.44%) Information Security Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (2.44%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.63%) iSeries
3 5 (12.20%) AS400
3 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) OS/400
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Information Security
2 23 (56.10%) Presales
3 22 (53.66%) GAP Analysis
4 21 (51.22%) Data Security
5 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (31.71%) Information Governance
6 13 (31.71%) Risk Management
6 13 (31.71%) Time Management
7 12 (29.27%) ITIL
8 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (19.51%) Threat Analysis
9 6 (14.63%) Change Management
9 6 (14.63%) High Availability
9 6 (14.63%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
10 5 (12.20%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
12 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
12 1 (2.44%) Security Patching
12 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) CISA
1 23 (56.10%) CISM
1 23 (56.10%) CISSP
2 14 (34.15%) PCI QSA
3 2 (4.88%) CCNP
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (70.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
2 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) IBM
3 7 (17.07%) Intel
4 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) VMware
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