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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 85 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.88% 0.099% 0.094%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.77% 1.10% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £68,750 £45,000 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.77% +22.17%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £46,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.08%
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
133 91 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.08% 8.98% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 110 82 133
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 - 4 £67,500 -
Luton - 4 £82,500 -
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 12 (46.15%) HP
1 12 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (42.31%) Test Strategy
2 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database
2 11 (42.31%) Performance Testing
2 11 (42.31%) LoadRunner
2 11 (42.31%) Shell Script
2 11 (42.31%) PL/SQL
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) Oracle
3 10 (38.46%) Information Security
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
5 6 (23.08%) SIEM
6 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 3 (11.54%) CISM
8 3 (11.54%) Retail
8 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) CISSP
8 3 (11.54%) Software Licensing
8 3 (11.54%) WSUS
8 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (7.69%) Degree
9 2 (7.69%) Network Security

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (3.85%) Lync
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Architect
1 12 (46.15%) Test Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Security Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Information Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Wintel Support
4 3 (11.54%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (42.31%) Test Strategy
2 11 (42.31%) Performance Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Information Security
4 6 (23.08%) SIEM
5 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Software Licensing
8 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL
9 1 (3.85%) BCP
9 1 (3.85%) Project Management
9 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
9 1 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) PL/SQL
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
1 11 (42.31%) Shell Script
2 4 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CISSP
1 3 (11.54%) CISM
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) PCI QSA
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.85%) MCTS
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) CCA
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) GPG13
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) NFS
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.85%) Squid
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) XenApp
1 1 (3.85%) XenServer
1 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) WSUS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) HP
2 11 (42.31%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) CommVault
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Websense
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) AppSense
5 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.85%) VocaLink