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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 52 90 68
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -22
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 46 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.47% 0.45% 1.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.67% 3.70% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 5 10
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -25.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
150 135 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.56% 12.23% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 118 97 115
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Folkestone - 11 £31,250 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £45,000 -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 46 (76.67%) Information Security
1 46 (76.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (58.33%) SIEM
3 26 (43.33%) Firewall
3 26 (43.33%) CheckPoint
4 25 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 24 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 21 (35.00%) Linux
7 20 (33.33%) Internet
7 20 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
7 20 (33.33%) Degree
8 17 (28.33%) Windows
9 16 (26.67%) AIX
9 16 (26.67%) CISSP
9 16 (26.67%) SQL
10 15 (25.00%) Tripwire
11 14 (23.33%) Cisco
12 13 (21.67%) IBM
12 13 (21.67%) Websense
12 13 (21.67%) Proofpoint
13 10 (16.67%) Apple
13 10 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (16.67%) Finance
13 10 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (16.67%) Oracle
14 9 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (15.00%) System Testing
15 8 (13.33%) Data Protection
15 8 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
15 8 (13.33%) CEH

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (5.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 26 (43.33%) Firewall
2 20 (33.33%) Internet
3 10 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.00%) LAN
4 3 (5.00%) WAN
4 3 (5.00%) DHCP
4 3 (5.00%) HTTP
4 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (1.67%) IPsec
5 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (60.00%) Consultant
1 36 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 27 (45.00%) IT Consultant
2 27 (45.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 9 (15.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Tester
5 7 (11.67%) Penetration Tester
5 7 (11.67%) Risk Officer
6 6 (10.00%) Junior Tester
6 6 (10.00%) Junior
7 5 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Security Tester
9 3 (5.00%) Junior Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Security Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Technical Architect
11 1 (1.67%) Head of IT Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) Linux
2 17 (28.33%) Windows
3 16 (26.67%) AIX
4 3 (5.00%) CentOS
4 3 (5.00%) OS/400
4 3 (5.00%) Solaris
5 2 (3.33%) UNIX
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (76.67%) Information Security
2 35 (58.33%) SIEM
3 25 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 20 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (15.00%) System Testing
6 8 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 8 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (10.00%) OWASP
8 3 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) Ruby
2 3 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) Python
3 2 (3.33%) Perl
3 2 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Degree
2 16 (26.67%) CISSP
3 8 (13.33%) CEH
3 8 (13.33%) CISA
3 8 (13.33%) SSCP
4 1 (1.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (76.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (1.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) CheckPoint
2 15 (25.00%) Tripwire
3 14 (23.33%) Cisco
4 13 (21.67%) IBM
4 13 (21.67%) Websense
4 13 (21.67%) Proofpoint
5 10 (16.67%) Apple
5 10 (16.67%) Oracle
6 6 (10.00%) LogRhythm
7 3 (5.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.00%) JBoss
7 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.33%) Microsoft