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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 160 177 186
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 69 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 0.77% 0.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.16% 7.05% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 50 39 27
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
753 596 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.74% 10.95% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 546 436 383
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Reading +23 30 £62,500 +40.44% 2
Slough -3 16 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Newbury +5 6 £58,750 +30.55% 2
Maidenhead -7 2 £58,750 +6.81% 1
Bracknell - 2 £45,000 -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 64 (46.72%) Firewall
2 60 (43.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 59 (43.07%) ITIL
4 52 (37.96%) Cisco
5 48 (35.04%) Finance
6 44 (32.12%) CISSP
7 42 (30.66%) Network Security
7 42 (30.66%) Information Security
8 40 (29.20%) Windows
8 40 (29.20%) Change Management
9 39 (28.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 35 (25.55%) Cisco ASA
11 34 (24.82%) Security Cleared
12 29 (21.17%) Linux
13 28 (20.44%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (20.44%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (20.44%) Cyber Security
14 26 (18.98%) Banking
15 25 (18.25%) Telecoms
15 25 (18.25%) CISM
15 25 (18.25%) SQL
16 24 (17.52%) TCP/IP
16 24 (17.52%) Juniper
17 23 (16.79%) SC Cleared
18 21 (15.33%) CheckPoint
18 21 (15.33%) Information Security Management
18 21 (15.33%) Data Security
18 21 (15.33%) Security Management
19 20 (14.60%) DNS
19 20 (14.60%) ServiceNow

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (7.30%) IIS
2 9 (6.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.73%) Apache
3 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Office
1 10 (7.30%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.87%) SaaS
2 6 (4.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (46.72%) Firewall
2 42 (30.66%) Network Security
3 35 (25.55%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (20.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (17.52%) TCP/IP
6 20 (14.60%) DNS
7 19 (13.87%) VPN
8 18 (13.14%) BGP
9 15 (10.95%) SAN
10 14 (10.22%) SSL
11 13 (9.49%) IPsec
12 12 (8.76%) OSPF
12 12 (8.76%) WAN
12 12 (8.76%) DHCP
12 12 (8.76%) VoIP
13 11 (8.03%) Wireless
14 10 (7.30%) FCoE
14 10 (7.30%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (7.30%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (7.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.19%) Big Data
3 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Metasploit
General
1 48 (35.04%) Finance
2 26 (18.98%) Banking
3 25 (18.25%) Telecoms
4 19 (13.87%) Retail
5 9 (6.57%) Games
6 8 (5.84%) Manufacturing
7 6 (4.38%) Marketing
7 6 (4.38%) Legal
8 5 (3.65%) Advertising
9 1 (0.73%) Military
9 1 (0.73%) Back Office
9 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (22.63%) Consultant
2 26 (18.98%) Security Consultant
3 19 (13.87%) Network Engineer
4 17 (12.41%) Security Manager
5 10 (7.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (7.30%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (7.30%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.30%) Support Specialist
6 9 (6.57%) Security Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) Platform Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) Information Manager
7 8 (5.84%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (5.11%) IT Consultant
8 7 (5.11%) IT Security Consultant
9 6 (4.38%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Security Architect
9 6 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Manager
9 6 (4.38%) Server Support
9 6 (4.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.19%) ODBC
3 1 (0.73%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (9.49%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.30%) FlexPod
3 10 (7.30%) e-Health
4 9 (6.57%) CLARiiON
4 9 (6.57%) CESG
5 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.38%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (3.65%) Clustering
8 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.46%) Open Source
9 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.46%) EPoS
10 1 (0.73%) Blog
10 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.20%) Windows
2 29 (21.17%) Linux
3 10 (7.30%) UNIX
4 5 (3.65%) Solaris
4 5 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.73%) SUSE
7 1 (0.73%) AIX
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (43.07%) ITIL
2 42 (30.66%) Information Security
3 40 (29.20%) Change Management
4 28 (20.44%) Cyber Security
5 21 (15.33%) Information Security Management
5 21 (15.33%) Data Security
5 21 (15.33%) Security Management
6 20 (14.60%) SIEM
7 18 (13.14%) Data Protection
8 17 (12.41%) Project Management
9 15 (10.95%) Service Management
9 15 (10.95%) ISMS
9 15 (10.95%) Change Control
9 15 (10.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (9.49%) Risk Management
10 13 (9.49%) TOGAF
10 13 (9.49%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (8.03%) PRINCE2
11 11 (8.03%) Service Delivery
11 11 (8.03%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.25%) SQL
2 5 (3.65%) Python
3 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.92%) Ruby
3 4 (2.92%) Perl
3 4 (2.92%) PHP
4 3 (2.19%) C
5 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (32.12%) CISSP
2 34 (24.82%) Security Cleared
3 28 (20.44%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (18.25%) CISM
5 23 (16.79%) SC Cleared
6 19 (13.87%) CISA
7 16 (11.68%) CCNA
8 13 (9.49%) CCNP
8 13 (9.49%) Degree
8 13 (9.49%) JNCIA
9 11 (8.03%) CCIE
9 11 (8.03%) CRISC
10 10 (7.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (7.30%) PCI QSA
10 10 (7.30%) CCSP
11 7 (5.11%) MCSE
11 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (3.65%) MCITP
13 4 (2.92%) VCP4
13 4 (2.92%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (43.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (28.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (10.22%) SLA
4 7 (5.11%) GPG13
5 6 (4.38%) COBIT
5 6 (4.38%) HIPAA
6 5 (3.65%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.73%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.73%) BS25999
7 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 18 (13.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.95%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (8.03%) vSphere
4 10 (7.30%) ISA Server
5 5 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.46%) Snort
6 2 (1.46%) Nmap
7 1 (0.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (7.30%) SCCM
2 9 (6.57%) ARCserve
3 3 (2.19%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.46%) Nessus
5 1 (0.73%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.73%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 52 (37.96%) Cisco
2 24 (17.52%) Juniper
3 21 (15.33%) CheckPoint
4 20 (14.60%) ServiceNow
5 19 (13.87%) VMware
6 18 (13.14%) F5
7 17 (12.41%) IBM
8 16 (11.68%) CA
9 15 (10.95%) NetApp
10 14 (10.22%) EMC
11 10 (7.30%) SolarWinds
11 10 (7.30%) McAfee
11 10 (7.30%) Websense
11 10 (7.30%) Avaya
12 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
13 4 (2.92%) Splunk
13 4 (2.92%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.92%) HP
14 3 (2.19%) Sourcefire
15 2 (1.46%) Imperva
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £42,500 per annum £42,500 + Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £4000000 per annum + annual bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 24 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago