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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 104 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 15 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.87% - 0.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.98% - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 2
Average salary £52,500 - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
167 164 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.74% 9.00% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 130 106 104
Average salary £44,500 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.92% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £27,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 25 (80.65%) UNIX
2 21 (67.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (58.06%) Information Security
4 15 (48.39%) Finance
4 15 (48.39%) Windows
5 13 (41.94%) Security Management
5 13 (41.94%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (35.48%) Network Design
6 11 (35.48%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (35.48%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (35.48%) Security Testing
6 11 (35.48%) Security Architecture
6 11 (35.48%) Risk Management
6 11 (35.48%) Web Services
7 10 (32.26%) Linux
7 10 (32.26%) Apache
7 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
7 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (32.26%) nginx
8 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
8 4 (12.90%) C
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) Java
8 4 (12.90%) .NET
8 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
8 4 (12.90%) Retail
8 4 (12.90%) Cryptography
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) Marketing
10 2 (6.45%) ISMS

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 10 (32.26%) Apache
1 10 (32.26%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) Wireless
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Security Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Security Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) UNIX
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 10 (32.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Information Security
2 13 (41.94%) Security Management
2 13 (41.94%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (35.48%) Security Architecture
3 11 (35.48%) Risk Management
3 11 (35.48%) Network Design
3 11 (35.48%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (35.48%) Security Testing
4 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Management
6 2 (6.45%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C
1 4 (12.90%) C#
1 4 (12.90%) Java
1 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CISSP
1 1 (3.23%) CISA
1 1 (3.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (67.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco
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