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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 114 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 10 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% 0.46% 0.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.99% 4.55% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 9
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £35,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
143 198 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.47% 10.21% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 113 154 96
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £54,000
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
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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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
Knutsford - 2 £38,250 -
Warrington +4 1 £62,500 -
Chester -9 1 £70,000 -
PCI DSS
North West

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (84.21%) Information Security
2 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (68.42%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) UNIX
5 9 (47.37%) Security Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Risk Management
6 7 (36.84%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (36.84%) Network Design
6 7 (36.84%) Security Management
6 7 (36.84%) Security Architecture
6 7 (36.84%) Server Hardening
6 7 (36.84%) SDLC
6 7 (36.84%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco
8 3 (15.79%) VoIP
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) Citrix
8 3 (15.79%) CISSP
8 3 (15.79%) SAN
8 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
8 3 (15.79%) Apple
8 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) LANDesk
8 3 (15.79%) VMware

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) VoIP
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Graduate
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) Risk Management
2 9 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Security Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (36.84%) Network Design
3 7 (36.84%) Security Management
3 7 (36.84%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (36.84%) Security Architecture
3 7 (36.84%) Server Hardening
3 7 (36.84%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) SIEM
4 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.53%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) CISM
2 2 (10.53%) CEH
2 2 (10.53%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) logstash
1 1 (5.26%) Graylog
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) Apple
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft