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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 112 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 9 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.55% 0.34% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.06% 3.13% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
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
178 192 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.89% 11.03% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 146 124 121
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 May 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
Warrington +10 1 £42,500 +37.09%
PCI DSS
North West

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 26 (89.66%) UNIX
2 18 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) Information Security
4 15 (51.72%) Finance
5 11 (37.93%) Network Design
5 11 (37.93%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (37.93%) Security Architecture
5 11 (37.93%) Security Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (37.93%) Server Hardening
5 11 (37.93%) SDLC
5 11 (37.93%) Risk Management
5 11 (37.93%) Security Management
5 11 (37.93%) Web Services
6 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
6 10 (34.48%) Linux
6 10 (34.48%) Apache
6 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (34.48%) nginx
7 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.79%) Retail
7 4 (13.79%) Cryptography
7 4 (13.79%) C
7 4 (13.79%) C#
7 4 (13.79%) Java
7 4 (13.79%) .NET
7 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (34.48%) Apache
1 10 (34.48%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) Wireless
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Security Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Information Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Security Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) UNIX
2 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Information Security
2 11 (37.93%) Network Design
2 11 (37.93%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (37.93%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (37.93%) Security Testing
2 11 (37.93%) Security Architecture
2 11 (37.93%) Security Management
2 11 (37.93%) Risk Management
2 11 (37.93%) Risk Assessment
2 11 (37.93%) Server Hardening
2 11 (37.93%) SDLC
3 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C
1 4 (13.79%) C#
1 4 (13.79%) Java
1 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CISSP
1 1 (3.45%) CISA
1 1 (3.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) logstash
1 1 (3.45%) Graylog
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) F5