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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 109 116 142
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +26
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 14 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.74% 0.47% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.67% 4.02% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 3
Average salary £48,750 £35,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
210 199 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.08% 11.78% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 186 114 160
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £53,250
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 - 11 £50,000 -
Crewe - 1 £47,500 -
PCI DSS
North West

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (40.00%) Linux
1 8 (40.00%) Apache
1 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (35.00%) UNIX
2 7 (35.00%) Marketing
2 7 (35.00%) nginx
2 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (30.00%) Information Security
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) CISSP
5 4 (20.00%) CISM
5 4 (20.00%) ISMS
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) VoIP
6 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) Apple
6 3 (15.00%) Retail
6 3 (15.00%) User Experience
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) SSCP
7 2 (10.00%) CISA
7 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
7 2 (10.00%) Security Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (40.00%) Apache
2 7 (35.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) VoIP
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 7 (35.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (15.00%) IT Security Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Technician
3 2 (10.00%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) CESG
3 2 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (10.00%) RMADS
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) ISMS
5 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Network Management
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CISSP
1 4 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (10.00%) CEH
2 2 (10.00%) SSCP
2 2 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PCI QSA
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CRISC
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Apple
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) VMware