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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 83 - 93
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 22 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.54% - 0.085%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.78% - 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
204 166 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.31% 10.74% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 143 87 37
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 38 (92.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (70.73%) Degree
2 29 (70.73%) CISSP
3 24 (58.54%) Project Management
4 21 (51.22%) Information Security
5 20 (48.78%) Data Centre
6 19 (46.34%) ArcSight
6 19 (46.34%) Performance Management
6 19 (46.34%) Security Architecture
6 19 (46.34%) Splunk
6 19 (46.34%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (43.90%) Finance
8 15 (36.59%) CISM
8 15 (36.59%) Cyber Security
9 14 (34.15%) ITIL
10 13 (31.71%) IIS
10 13 (31.71%) COBIT
10 13 (31.71%) Portfolio Management
11 12 (29.27%) Test Strategy
12 11 (26.83%) CISA
12 11 (26.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (26.83%) Cryptography
12 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
12 11 (26.83%) Risk Assessment
12 11 (26.83%) Mobile Payment
12 11 (26.83%) Data Protection
12 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
12 11 (26.83%) Information Assurance
12 11 (26.83%) SCADA
13 10 (24.39%) Law

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 13 (31.71%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) LAN
1 6 (14.63%) WLAN
2 3 (7.32%) Intranet
2 3 (7.32%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
3 10 (24.39%) Law
4 4 (9.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Consultant
2 12 (29.27%) Security Consultant
3 10 (24.39%) Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Security Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Security Manager
4 9 (21.95%) Information Security Manager
4 9 (21.95%) Information Manager
5 8 (19.51%) Splunk Consultant
6 7 (17.07%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (14.63%) Senior Security Consultant
7 6 (14.63%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 6 (14.63%) Cyber Security Manager
7 6 (14.63%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 6 (14.63%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (14.63%) Senior Manager
8 5 (12.20%) IT Consultant
8 5 (12.20%) Information Analyst
8 5 (12.20%) IT Security Consultant
8 5 (12.20%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (12.20%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Data Centre
2 11 (26.83%) Cryptography
2 11 (26.83%) SCADA
2 11 (26.83%) Mobile Payment
3 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
4 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) UNIX
2 8 (19.51%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Project Management
2 21 (51.22%) Information Security
3 19 (46.34%) Performance Management
3 19 (46.34%) Security Architecture
3 19 (46.34%) Vulnerability Management
4 15 (36.59%) Cyber Security
5 14 (34.15%) ITIL
6 13 (31.71%) Portfolio Management
7 12 (29.27%) Test Strategy
8 11 (26.83%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (26.83%) Data Protection
8 11 (26.83%) Information Assurance
9 9 (21.95%) Coaching
10 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
10 8 (19.51%) Service Management
10 8 (19.51%) Security Management
11 7 (17.07%) Business Continuity
12 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
12 6 (14.63%) Benchmarking
13 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (70.73%) CISSP
1 29 (70.73%) Degree
2 15 (36.59%) CISM
3 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) CISA
4 6 (14.63%) MBA
4 6 (14.63%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (7.32%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (92.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (31.71%) COBIT
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Splunk
1 19 (46.34%) ArcSight
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Remedy