The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 108 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 8 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.45% 0.40% 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.81% 4.62% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 11
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
PCI DSS
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
210 130 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.89% 8.65% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 139 98 160
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £54,850 £50,000
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 Cambridge

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Cambridge

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (62.50%) DHCP
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) LDAP
4 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (25.00%) SNMP
4 4 (25.00%) CCIE
4 4 (25.00%) CCNA
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) CISSP
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) CISA
4 4 (25.00%) Wireless
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) MPLS
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) JNCIE
4 4 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (25.00%) Fortinet

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
1 10 (62.50%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) LDAP
3 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (25.00%) SNMP
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) OSPF
3 4 (25.00%) BGP
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 4 (25.00%) VLAN
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (25.00%) Junos
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 2 (12.50%) Military
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) French Language
2 2 (12.50%) German Language
2 2 (12.50%) Italian Language
2 2 (12.50%) Spanish Language
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (12.50%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Network Management
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Management
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Communications Security
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCIE
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) CISSP
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (25.00%) CISA
1 4 (25.00%) JNCIE
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) HP
1 4 (25.00%) Juniper
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
1 4 (25.00%) Sourcefire
1 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (25.00%) Polycom
1 4 (25.00%) Aruba
1 4 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft