The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 132 104 134
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +30
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 4 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.67% 0.097%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.79% 7.69% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -37.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £65,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £44,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
PCI DSS
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
224 143 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.39% 8.72% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 179 77 156
Average salary £35,154 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.11% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £51,000
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 Cheshire

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Cheshire

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Cheshire

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
Warrington - 2 - -
Crewe - 1 £35,000 -
PCI DSS
North West

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) VoIP
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Apple
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) User Experience
3 4 (26.67%) CISSP
3 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) CISM
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) SSCP
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) CEH
5 2 (13.33%) CESG
5 2 (13.33%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
5 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
5 2 (13.33%) ISMS
5 2 (13.33%) RMADS
5 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) Network Management
6 1 (6.67%) CRISC

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) VoIP
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) SMTP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technician
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
5 1 (6.67%) RPG Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) CESG
2 2 (13.33%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (13.33%) RMADS
3 1 (6.67%) iSeries
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
2 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
2 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (13.33%) ISMS
2 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Data Security
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (13.33%) SSCP
3 2 (13.33%) CEH
4 1 (6.67%) CRISC
4 1 (6.67%) PCI QSA
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CISA
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft