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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 82 104 78
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 15 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.41% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.13% 3.13% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 3
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
93 160 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.72% 13.16% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 84 135 104
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £27,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -8 4 £20,000 -50.61%
West Malling - 1 £47,500 -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 50 (80.65%) Information Security
2 45 (72.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (48.39%) SIEM
4 27 (43.55%) CheckPoint
4 27 (43.55%) Firewall
5 25 (40.32%) Windows
6 24 (38.71%) Linux
6 24 (38.71%) Management Information System
6 24 (38.71%) Degree
7 22 (35.48%) Cisco
8 21 (33.87%) CISSP
9 20 (32.26%) AIX
9 20 (32.26%) SQL
10 19 (30.65%) E-Commerce
11 14 (22.58%) Oracle
11 14 (22.58%) Finance
11 14 (22.58%) Apple
12 13 (20.97%) Internet
12 13 (20.97%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (20.97%) System Testing
13 12 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (16.13%) Data Protection
14 10 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (12.90%) Tripwire
15 8 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
15 8 (12.90%) CEH
15 8 (12.90%) Retail
16 7 (11.29%) LogRhythm
16 7 (11.29%) CISA
16 7 (11.29%) SSCP

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (4.84%) JBoss
1 3 (4.84%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (43.55%) Firewall
2 13 (20.97%) Internet
3 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.68%) LAN
3 6 (9.68%) WAN
4 3 (4.84%) DHCP
4 3 (4.84%) HTTP
4 3 (4.84%) DNS
4 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.61%) IPsec
5 1 (1.61%) Network Security
5 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.84%) Ingres
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) WebLOAD
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Retail
3 5 (8.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) Consultant
1 30 (48.39%) Security Consultant
2 26 (41.94%) IT Consultant
2 26 (41.94%) IT Security Consultant
3 8 (12.90%) Security Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Risk Officer
4 7 (11.29%) Tester
4 7 (11.29%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (9.68%) Junior
5 6 (9.68%) Junior Tester
6 5 (8.06%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Trainee
7 4 (6.45%) Security Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Graduate
8 3 (4.84%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Junior Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) IT Security Specialist
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.32%) Windows
2 24 (38.71%) Linux
3 20 (32.26%) AIX
4 3 (4.84%) Solaris
4 3 (4.84%) CentOS
4 3 (4.84%) OS/400
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (80.65%) Information Security
2 30 (48.39%) SIEM
3 19 (30.65%) E-Commerce
4 13 (20.97%) System Testing
4 13 (20.97%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (16.13%) Data Protection
7 8 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (9.68%) OWASP
9 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
11 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
11 3 (4.84%) Data Security
11 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
12 2 (3.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) Java
2 3 (4.84%) Ruby
3 2 (3.23%) Perl
3 2 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) Degree
2 21 (33.87%) CISSP
3 8 (12.90%) CEH
4 7 (11.29%) SSCP
4 7 (11.29%) CISA
5 2 (3.23%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.61%) CISM
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (72.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.61%) Nessus
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) CheckPoint
2 22 (35.48%) Cisco
3 14 (22.58%) Oracle
3 14 (22.58%) Apple
4 8 (12.90%) Tripwire
5 7 (11.29%) LogRhythm
6 6 (9.68%) Proofpoint
6 6 (9.68%) Websense
6 6 (9.68%) IBM
7 5 (8.06%) VMware
8 4 (6.45%) Citrix
9 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.84%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.61%) Splunk
10 1 (1.61%) Microsoft