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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 73 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 22 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.30% 1.15% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.92% 10.85% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 3
Average salary £47,500 £30,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.73% -28.23%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
130 129 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 13.58% 10.56% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 112 86 69
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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
Chatham - 5 £55,000 -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 25 (75.76%) Information Security
2 21 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (54.55%) Firewall
4 16 (48.48%) Cisco
5 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
5 15 (45.45%) Finance
6 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
6 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (36.36%) Network Security
8 10 (30.30%) VMware
8 10 (30.30%) CISSP
8 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
8 10 (30.30%) LAN
8 10 (30.30%) WAN
9 9 (27.27%) Advertising
9 9 (27.27%) SIEM
10 8 (24.24%) Splunk
10 8 (24.24%) Incident Management
10 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
10 8 (24.24%) Websense
10 8 (24.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
11 7 (21.21%) CISM
11 7 (21.21%) ITIL
11 7 (21.21%) Windows
12 6 (18.18%) CCNP
12 6 (18.18%) CCNA
12 6 (18.18%) Data Security
12 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.03%) Drupal
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
2 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (36.36%) Network Security
5 10 (30.30%) LAN
5 10 (30.30%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) FTP
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
6 1 (3.03%) DNS
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) ReSharper
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Security Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Information Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) IT Security Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) IT Security Officer
3 3 (9.09%) Security Officer
4 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) LINQ
2 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) W3C
4 1 (3.03%) IVR
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Information Security
2 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
3 9 (27.27%) SIEM
4 8 (24.24%) Incident Management
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) Data Security
7 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
8 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (12.12%) Security Management
8 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.03%) ERP
10 1 (3.03%) BCP
10 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.03%) Project Management
10 1 (3.03%) Service Management
10 1 (3.03%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) PHP5
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) CISSP
2 7 (21.21%) CISM
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (18.18%) CCNP
3 6 (18.18%) CCNA
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (9.09%) CCSA
5 3 (9.09%) CCSE
6 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.06%) MCSE
6 2 (6.06%) MCSA
7 1 (3.03%) PMP
7 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (24.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (18.18%) GPG13
4 1 (3.03%) SLA
4 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) Squid
3 3 (9.09%) XenApp
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) OpenView
3 1 (3.03%) Nessus
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco
2 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 10 (30.30%) VMware
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) Websense
4 8 (24.24%) Splunk
5 6 (18.18%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) LogRhythm
8 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.03%) Adobe
8 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds