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 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 78 107 87
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -20
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 19 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 0.063% 0.093%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.95% 0.70% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £59,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
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
191 142 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.14% 8.99% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 138 80 43
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £69,900 £58,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 May 2015.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 37 (92.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (67.50%) CISSP
3 24 (60.00%) Degree
4 22 (55.00%) Finance
4 22 (55.00%) Information Security
5 21 (52.50%) Project Management
6 18 (45.00%) Data Centre
7 17 (42.50%) Performance Management
7 17 (42.50%) Security Architecture
7 17 (42.50%) Splunk
7 17 (42.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (40.00%) ArcSight
9 14 (35.00%) Cyber Security
9 14 (35.00%) ITIL
10 13 (32.50%) CISM
10 13 (32.50%) Portfolio Management
11 12 (30.00%) Coaching
12 10 (25.00%) Cryptography
12 10 (25.00%) COBIT
12 10 (25.00%) SCADA
12 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
12 10 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (25.00%) CISA
12 10 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (25.00%) IIS
12 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
12 10 (25.00%) Data Protection
12 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 10 (25.00%) Information Assurance
12 10 (25.00%) Test Strategy

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) LAN
1 6 (15.00%) WLAN
2 3 (7.50%) Intranet
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) Network Security
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (15.00%) Law
4 4 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Consultant
2 13 (32.50%) Security Manager
3 12 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 12 (30.00%) Information Manager
3 12 (30.00%) Information Security Manager
4 8 (20.00%) Splunk Consultant
5 7 (17.50%) Information Security Consultant
5 7 (17.50%) Security Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Manager
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Security Consultant
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 6 (15.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 6 (15.00%) Cyber Security Manager
7 4 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Information Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 10 (25.00%) SCADA
2 10 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
3 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
5 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) UNIX
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Information Security
2 21 (52.50%) Project Management
3 17 (42.50%) Security Architecture
3 17 (42.50%) Performance Management
3 17 (42.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (35.00%) Cyber Security
4 14 (35.00%) ITIL
5 13 (32.50%) Portfolio Management
6 12 (30.00%) Coaching
7 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 10 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 10 (25.00%) Information Assurance
7 10 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 8 (20.00%) Service Management
8 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (15.00%) Benchmarking
10 5 (12.50%) Security Management
11 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
11 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) CISSP
2 24 (60.00%) Degree
3 13 (32.50%) CISM
4 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (25.00%) CISA
5 6 (15.00%) MBA
6 4 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (7.50%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (92.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (25.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Splunk
2 16 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) McAfee
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix