The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 70 92 110
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +18
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 30 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.74% 0.96% 0.087%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.18% 12.05% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 1
Average salary £54,250 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.21% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
PCI DSS
South East

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 Kent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
165 83 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 15.05% 7.98% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 152 72 97
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Kent

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Kent

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £52,500 -
Chatham - 2 £67,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £52,500 -
Folkestone +1 1 £55,750 +31.51%
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 43 (75.44%) Information Security
2 35 (61.40%) CISSP
3 32 (56.14%) Risk Management
3 32 (56.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (54.39%) Finance
5 28 (49.12%) CISM
6 27 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
7 18 (31.58%) Threat Management
7 18 (31.58%) Internal Audit
8 16 (28.07%) Windows
9 15 (26.32%) SIEM
10 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
10 13 (22.81%) Firewall
11 12 (21.05%) ITIL
12 10 (17.54%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (17.54%) Network Security
12 10 (17.54%) Linux
12 10 (17.54%) Security Management
12 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
13 9 (15.79%) VMware
13 9 (15.79%) Unix
13 9 (15.79%) System Testing
14 8 (14.04%) Kalman Filter
14 8 (14.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
14 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
14 8 (14.04%) Banking
15 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
15 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
15 7 (12.28%) Forcepoint

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (10.53%) CMS
1 6 (10.53%) IIS
1 6 (10.53%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.51%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) Firewall
2 10 (17.54%) Network Security
3 7 (12.28%) LAN
3 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.28%) WAN
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.51%) SAN
5 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) ReSharper
General
1 31 (54.39%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Electronics
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Security Manager
2 16 (28.07%) IT Manager
2 16 (28.07%) IT Security Manager
3 11 (19.30%) Information Manager
3 11 (19.30%) Information Security Manager
4 8 (14.04%) Consultant
4 8 (14.04%) Security Consultant
4 8 (14.04%) Security Specialist
5 7 (12.28%) Developer
5 7 (12.28%) IT Consultant
5 7 (12.28%) IT Security Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (7.02%) Information Specialist
7 4 (7.02%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) HTML
2 6 (10.53%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.53%) Backbone.js
2 6 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (10.53%) LINQ
3 1 (1.75%) CSS
3 1 (1.75%) HTML5
3 1 (1.75%) jQuery
3 1 (1.75%) JSON
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.53%) W3C
3 5 (8.77%) Fat Client
3 5 (8.77%) Thin Client
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.54%) Linux
4 9 (15.79%) Unix
5 4 (7.02%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (75.44%) Information Security
2 32 (56.14%) Risk Management
3 27 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (31.58%) Internal Audit
4 18 (31.58%) Threat Management
5 15 (26.32%) SIEM
6 12 (21.05%) ITIL
7 10 (17.54%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (17.54%) Security Management
8 9 (15.79%) System Testing
9 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
9 8 (14.04%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (14.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (10.53%) Change Management
10 6 (10.53%) IT Audit
10 6 (10.53%) Line Management
10 6 (10.53%) MVVM
10 6 (10.53%) SEO
10 6 (10.53%) Software Architecture
10 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.53%) C#
2 6 (10.53%) R
2 6 (10.53%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) C
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (61.40%) CISSP
2 28 (49.12%) CISM
3 6 (10.53%) CEH
3 6 (10.53%) CREST Certified
4 4 (7.02%) CISA
5 1 (1.75%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (56.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) vSphere
2 2 (3.51%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Nessus
1 2 (3.51%) Nmap
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) VMware
2 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
2 7 (12.28%) Forcepoint
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco
3 6 (10.53%) Sitecore
4 5 (8.77%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) LogRhythm
6 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) Dell
6 2 (3.51%) EMC
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
6 2 (3.51%) Splunk
6 2 (3.51%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.75%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.75%) Nimsoft
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) VeriFone