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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 161 153 177
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 58 65 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 1.16% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.80% 9.60% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 46 54 40
Average salary £58,000 £40,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.33% -25.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £31,600 £43,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.21%
PCI DSS
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
659 677 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.99% 12.13% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 454 456 396
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Berkshire

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

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

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 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
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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
Reading +5 22 £67,500 +68.75% 2
Slough -17 16 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Maidenhead - 8 £55,000 -
Bracknell +22 6 £52,500 -
Newbury +4 5 £58,750 +113.63%
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 69 (54.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (47.62%) Firewall
3 52 (41.27%) Information Security
4 50 (39.68%) Windows
5 47 (37.30%) CISSP
6 43 (34.13%) Linux
6 43 (34.13%) Cyber Security
7 40 (31.75%) Security Cleared
8 39 (30.95%) ITIL
8 39 (30.95%) Finance
9 38 (30.16%) Cisco
10 30 (23.81%) Telecoms
11 27 (21.43%) Security Management
11 27 (21.43%) Management Information System
11 27 (21.43%) Data Protection
11 27 (21.43%) SC Cleared
12 26 (20.63%) SQL
12 26 (20.63%) Data Centre
13 25 (19.84%) Information Security Management
14 24 (19.05%) TCP/IP
15 22 (17.46%) Network Security
15 22 (17.46%) Risk Management
16 21 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
17 20 (15.87%) Banking
17 20 (15.87%) Data Protection Act
17 20 (15.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 20 (15.87%) SIEM
18 19 (15.08%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (15.08%) IBM
18 19 (15.08%) Cisco ASA

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 (3.17%) IIS
2 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.79%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) IaaS
2 5 (3.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (47.62%) Firewall
2 24 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 22 (17.46%) Network Security
4 19 (15.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (15.08%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (9.52%) SAN
5 12 (9.52%) Ethernet
5 12 (9.52%) FCoE
5 12 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (4.76%) MPLS
7 6 (4.76%) WAN
8 4 (3.17%) DNS
9 3 (2.38%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.38%) BGP
9 3 (2.38%) EIGRP
9 3 (2.38%) OSPF
10 2 (1.59%) IPsec
10 2 (1.59%) X.21
10 2 (1.59%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (30.95%) Finance
2 30 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 20 (15.87%) Banking
4 11 (8.73%) Legal
5 8 (6.35%) Retail
6 7 (5.56%) Advertising
7 3 (2.38%) Military
7 3 (2.38%) Law
8 1 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (21.43%) Consultant
2 24 (19.05%) Security Manager
3 21 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 15 (11.90%) Security Consultant
5 11 (8.73%) Information Manager
5 11 (8.73%) Senior Manager
6 10 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (7.94%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Information Security Manager
6 10 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Security Specialist
8 8 (6.35%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (6.35%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Architect
9 6 (4.76%) Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Security Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Security Architect
9 6 (4.76%) Security Advisor
9 6 (4.76%) Cyber Security Manager
10 5 (3.97%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.14%) Regular Expression
2 7 (5.56%) ODBC
3 2 (1.59%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) Spring
4 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.79%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.79%) CSS
4 1 (0.79%) Servlets
4 1 (0.79%) .NET
4 1 (0.79%) J2EE
4 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 26 (20.63%) Data Centre
3 20 (15.87%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (9.52%) e-Health
4 12 (9.52%) FlexPod
5 10 (7.94%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
7 5 (3.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.17%) CESG
8 4 (3.17%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (39.68%) Windows
2 43 (34.13%) Linux
3 15 (11.90%) UNIX
4 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.59%) Solaris
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.27%) Information Security
2 43 (34.13%) Cyber Security
3 39 (30.95%) ITIL
4 27 (21.43%) Security Management
4 27 (21.43%) Data Protection
5 25 (19.84%) Information Security Management
6 22 (17.46%) Risk Management
7 20 (15.87%) SIEM
8 19 (15.08%) Security Architecture
9 18 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (13.49%) ISMS
10 17 (13.49%) Mentoring
11 16 (12.70%) Coaching
12 15 (11.90%) Change Management
13 14 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
14 13 (10.32%) Matrix Management
14 13 (10.32%) Project Management
15 12 (9.52%) Problem Management
15 12 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
15 12 (9.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.63%) SQL
2 17 (13.49%) Perl
2 17 (13.49%) Python
3 16 (12.70%) Ruby
3 16 (12.70%) PHP
4 13 (10.32%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.79%) C
5 1 (0.79%) C#
5 1 (0.79%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (37.30%) CISSP
2 40 (31.75%) Security Cleared
3 27 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 21 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (13.49%) CISM
6 15 (11.90%) CISA
7 12 (9.52%) CCIE
7 12 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (7.94%) MCSE
8 10 (7.94%) Degree
9 9 (7.14%) PCI QSA
10 8 (6.35%) CCNA
10 8 (6.35%) MCITP
11 6 (4.76%) JNCIA
12 4 (3.17%) CITP
12 4 (3.17%) CHFI
12 4 (3.17%) CISMP
12 4 (3.17%) MBCS
13 3 (2.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (54.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (15.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 18 (14.29%) SLA
4 15 (11.90%) HIPAA
5 9 (7.14%) BS25999
6 8 (6.35%) GPG13
7 7 (5.56%) Data Quality
8 3 (2.38%) FISMA
9 1 (0.79%) COSO
9 1 (0.79%) COBIT
9 1 (0.79%) QA
9 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (9.52%) vSphere
2 10 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.17%) Snort
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) Nessus
2 2 (1.59%) Nmap
3 1 (0.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (30.16%) Cisco
2 19 (15.08%) IBM
3 18 (14.29%) CA
3 18 (14.29%) Juniper
4 16 (12.70%) NetApp
5 13 (10.32%) VMware
6 10 (7.94%) CheckPoint
7 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
8 7 (5.56%) Splunk
9 4 (3.17%) McAfee
9 4 (3.17%) HP
9 4 (3.17%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.59%) Sophos
10 2 (1.59%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.59%) Imperva
10 2 (1.59%) LogLogic
10 2 (1.59%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.79%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.79%) Sourcefire
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £58,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago