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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 125 108 134
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 7 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.36% 0.58% 0.096%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.43% 6.43% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -37.03%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
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
204 140 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.43% 8.97% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 158 88 133
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £65,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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
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 18 September 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
Chester - 4 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
Crewe - 1 £35,000 -
PCI DSS
North West

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) VoIP
3 5 (33.33%) Apple
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 5 (33.33%) Marketing
3 5 (33.33%) User Experience
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) CISSP
5 2 (13.33%) SSCP
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) CISM
5 2 (13.33%) CESG
5 2 (13.33%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) CEH
5 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
5 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
5 2 (13.33%) ISMS
5 2 (13.33%) RMADS
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 5 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) RPG Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 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 3 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
2 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (13.33%) ISMS
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
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 3 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) SSCP
2 2 (13.33%) CISM
2 2 (13.33%) CEH
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