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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 153 186 189
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +3
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 68 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.24% 0.66% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.02% 6.14% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 25
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,500 £62,500
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
754 603 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.78% 10.78% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 547 439 368
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £68,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 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 27 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 +27 33 £62,500 +43.67% 3
Slough +3 16 £42,500 -5.55%
Maidenhead -2 6 £56,250 -6.25% 5
Newbury +14 3 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Bracknell - 1 £35,000 -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 (49.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (45.38%) Firewall
3 50 (38.46%) CISSP
3 50 (38.46%) Finance
4 49 (37.69%) ITIL
5 47 (36.15%) Windows
6 45 (34.62%) Information Security
7 42 (32.31%) Cisco
8 40 (30.77%) Security Cleared
9 37 (28.46%) Cyber Security
10 36 (27.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 34 (26.15%) Network Security
12 33 (25.38%) Linux
13 29 (22.31%) Change Management
13 29 (22.31%) SC Cleared
14 27 (20.77%) CISM
14 27 (20.77%) Telecoms
14 27 (20.77%) Banking
15 26 (20.00%) SQL
15 26 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (18.46%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (18.46%) TCP/IP
16 24 (18.46%) CISA
16 24 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (17.69%) Security Management
17 23 (17.69%) Information Security Management
17 23 (17.69%) SIEM
18 20 (15.38%) Data Protection
19 19 (14.62%) Retail
19 19 (14.62%) Juniper

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (7.69%) IIS
2 8 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) MS Office
1 9 (6.92%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.69%) SaaS
2 6 (4.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (45.38%) Firewall
2 34 (26.15%) Network Security
3 26 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (18.46%) TCP/IP
4 24 (18.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (11.54%) DNS
6 11 (8.46%) DHCP
6 11 (8.46%) SAN
7 10 (7.69%) BGP
7 10 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 10 (7.69%) VPN
7 10 (7.69%) FCoE
7 10 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (6.92%) MPLS
8 9 (6.92%) IPsec
9 8 (6.15%) Wireless
9 8 (6.15%) OSPF
9 8 (6.15%) VoIP
9 8 (6.15%) WAN
10 6 (4.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.77%) DB2
4 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
General
1 50 (38.46%) Finance
2 27 (20.77%) Banking
2 27 (20.77%) Telecoms
3 19 (14.62%) Retail
4 8 (6.15%) Legal
4 8 (6.15%) Games
5 7 (5.38%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.62%) Advertising
7 4 (3.08%) Marketing
8 1 (0.77%) Military
8 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (25.38%) Consultant
2 23 (17.69%) Security Consultant
3 20 (15.38%) Security Manager
4 12 (9.23%) Security Engineer
5 11 (8.46%) Network Engineer
6 10 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) Information Manager
7 9 (6.92%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (6.15%) Senior Manager
8 8 (6.15%) Platform Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) IT Consultant
9 7 (5.38%) Security Specialist
10 6 (4.62%) Security Architect
10 6 (4.62%) IT Security Consultant
10 6 (4.62%) Server Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Architect
10 6 (4.62%) Server Support
10 6 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.00%) Regular Expression
2 6 (4.62%) ODBC
3 1 (0.77%) Spring
3 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.77%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.77%) HTML
3 1 (0.77%) .NET
3 1 (0.77%) J2EE
3 1 (0.77%) CSS
3 1 (0.77%) JSP
3 1 (0.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) Data Protection Act
2 16 (12.31%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.69%) e-Health
3 10 (7.69%) FlexPod
4 8 (6.15%) CLARiiON
4 8 (6.15%) CESG
5 6 (4.62%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.54%) Open Source
8 2 (1.54%) EPoS
8 2 (1.54%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.77%) Clustering
9 1 (0.77%) Blog
9 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (36.15%) Windows
2 33 (25.38%) Linux
3 11 (8.46%) UNIX
4 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.77%) SUSE
7 1 (0.77%) AIX
7 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.69%) ITIL
2 45 (34.62%) Information Security
3 37 (28.46%) Cyber Security
4 29 (22.31%) Change Management
5 23 (17.69%) Information Security Management
5 23 (17.69%) Security Management
5 23 (17.69%) SIEM
6 20 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 17 (13.08%) ISMS
7 17 (13.08%) Data Security
8 15 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 13 (10.00%) Matrix Management
9 13 (10.00%) Security Architecture
10 12 (9.23%) Change Control
10 12 (9.23%) Project Management
10 12 (9.23%) TOGAF
11 11 (8.46%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (8.46%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (8.46%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (6.15%) Python
2 8 (6.15%) Perl
3 7 (5.38%) PHP
3 7 (5.38%) Bash Shell
3 7 (5.38%) Ruby
4 4 (3.08%) C
5 1 (0.77%) C#
5 1 (0.77%) Java
5 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (38.46%) CISSP
2 40 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 29 (22.31%) SC Cleared
4 27 (20.77%) CISM
5 24 (18.46%) CISA
5 24 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (9.23%) CCNA
7 11 (8.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (8.46%) MCSE
7 11 (8.46%) CCIE
8 10 (7.69%) JNCIA
8 10 (7.69%) PCI QSA
8 10 (7.69%) Degree
8 10 (7.69%) CRISC
8 10 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (6.92%) MCITP
9 9 (6.92%) CCNP
10 7 (5.38%) CCSP
11 4 (3.08%) MBCS
11 4 (3.08%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (49.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (27.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (10.77%) SLA
4 11 (8.46%) GPG13
5 9 (6.92%) HIPAA
6 6 (4.62%) Data Quality
7 3 (2.31%) FISMA
8 2 (1.54%) BS25999
8 2 (1.54%) COBIT
9 1 (0.77%) QA
9 1 (0.77%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.77%) COSO
System Software
1 16 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.46%) vSphere
3 10 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (6.92%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.54%) Snort
6 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) SCCM
2 8 (6.15%) ARCserve
3 2 (1.54%) Nessus
3 2 (1.54%) Nmap
3 2 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.54%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.77%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.77%) vMotion
4 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (32.31%) Cisco
2 19 (14.62%) Juniper
3 17 (13.08%) CheckPoint
3 17 (13.08%) IBM
4 16 (12.31%) CA
5 15 (11.54%) NetApp
5 15 (11.54%) VMware
5 15 (11.54%) ServiceNow
6 9 (6.92%) F5
6 9 (6.92%) Websense
6 9 (6.92%) McAfee
6 9 (6.92%) EMC
7 7 (5.38%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.62%) Avaya
8 6 (4.62%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.08%) Splunk
9 4 (3.08%) HP
10 3 (2.31%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.54%) Sourcefire
11 2 (1.54%) Sophos
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