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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 110 96 113
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 5 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.89% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.17% 11.11% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 15
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
230 126 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.69% 8.00% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 162 92 126
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) LDAP
3 5 (35.71%) SLA
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) Data Mining
4 4 (28.57%) Aerospace
4 4 (28.57%) Military
4 4 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Chip and PIN
4 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (28.57%) Information Management
4 4 (28.57%) Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Time Management
4 4 (28.57%) Communications Security
4 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) French Language
4 4 (28.57%) German Language
4 4 (28.57%) Italian Language
4 4 (28.57%) Spanish Language
4 4 (28.57%) Degree

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (28.57%) MS Office
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 4 (28.57%) Military
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) French Language
2 4 (28.57%) German Language
2 4 (28.57%) Italian Language
2 4 (28.57%) Spanish Language
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) SELinux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 4 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Information Management
2 4 (28.57%) Time Management
2 4 (28.57%) Communications Security
2 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) BCP
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
3 1 (7.14%) Qualys
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper