The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 78 112 88
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -24
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 21 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.52% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 1.60% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 2
Average salary £55,000 £57,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
PCI DSS
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
210 125 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.21% 7.63% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 127 80 61
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £27,250 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £68,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Edinburgh region.

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 31 (91.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (67.65%) CISSP
3 22 (64.71%) Finance
3 22 (64.71%) Information Security
4 18 (52.94%) Degree
5 15 (44.12%) Project Management
6 14 (41.18%) Coaching
7 12 (35.29%) ITIL
7 12 (35.29%) Cyber Security
8 11 (32.35%) CISM
8 11 (32.35%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (32.35%) Security Architecture
8 11 (32.35%) Splunk
8 11 (32.35%) Portfolio Management
8 11 (32.35%) Performance Management
9 10 (29.41%) ArcSight
9 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
10 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
10 8 (23.53%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (23.53%) Service Management
10 8 (23.53%) CISA
10 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
10 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
10 8 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (23.53%) IIS
10 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
10 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
10 8 (23.53%) Information Assurance
10 8 (23.53%) COBIT

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (23.53%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) LAN
1 6 (17.65%) WLAN
2 3 (8.82%) Intranet
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) Network Security
General
1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Consultant
2 14 (41.18%) Security Manager
3 13 (38.24%) Information Manager
3 13 (38.24%) Information Security Manager
4 10 (29.41%) Security Consultant
5 7 (20.59%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 6 (17.65%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Security Consultant
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Manager
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Information Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (23.53%) Cryptography
2 8 (23.53%) SCADA
2 8 (23.53%) Mobile Payment
3 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
4 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) UNIX
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Information Security
2 15 (44.12%) Project Management
3 14 (41.18%) Coaching
4 12 (35.29%) Cyber Security
4 12 (35.29%) ITIL
5 11 (32.35%) Security Architecture
5 11 (32.35%) Portfolio Management
5 11 (32.35%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (32.35%) Performance Management
6 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
7 8 (23.53%) Information Assurance
7 8 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
7 8 (23.53%) Service Management
7 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
8 6 (17.65%) Benchmarking
8 6 (17.65%) Supplier Management
9 4 (11.76%) Analytics
10 3 (8.82%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) CISSP
2 18 (52.94%) Degree
3 11 (32.35%) CISM
4 8 (23.53%) CISA
4 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 6 (17.65%) MBA
6 3 (8.82%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (91.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (23.53%) COBIT
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Splunk
2 10 (29.41%) ArcSight
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) McAfee
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Glasgow
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago