The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 40 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 19 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.45% 3.75% 1.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.67% 53.66% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 8
Average salary £48,750 £57,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.21% +112.96%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
PCI DSS
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
60 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 14.05% 6.98% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 38
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £30,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Leicester

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Leicester

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 27 (62.79%) Information Security
2 24 (55.81%) Firewall
3 23 (53.49%) Risk Management
4 21 (48.84%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (46.51%) Security Architecture
5 20 (46.51%) Legal
5 20 (46.51%) CISSP
5 20 (46.51%) CISM
6 17 (39.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (37.21%) Wireless
8 13 (30.23%) Windows
8 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
9 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
9 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
9 12 (27.91%) VMware
10 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (18.60%) SAN
11 7 (16.28%) Cisco
11 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.28%) HP
11 7 (16.28%) Dell
11 7 (16.28%) IIS
11 7 (16.28%) Clustering
11 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (16.28%) Business Continuity
12 6 (13.95%) Finance
13 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
13 5 (11.63%) DNS

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (16.28%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) Firewall
2 16 (37.21%) Wireless
3 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
4 8 (18.60%) SAN
5 5 (11.63%) DNS
5 5 (11.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (46.51%) Legal
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Architect
1 20 (46.51%) Security Architect
2 11 (25.58%) Information Architect
2 11 (25.58%) Information Security Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Information Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Team Leader
4 5 (11.63%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Security Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (4.65%) IT Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Security Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Chief Technology Officer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.28%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Information Security
2 23 (53.49%) Risk Management
3 20 (46.51%) Security Architecture
4 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (16.28%) Business Continuity
5 5 (11.63%) Network Architecture
5 5 (11.63%) Data Protection
5 5 (11.63%) Information Assurance
5 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
5 5 (11.63%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
7 2 (4.65%) CRM
7 2 (4.65%) SEO
8 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) CISSP
1 20 (46.51%) CISM
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.98%) MCP
3 3 (6.98%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.63%) BS25999
2 5 (11.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
2 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) VMware
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) HP
2 7 (16.28%) Dell
3 5 (11.63%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
4 3 (6.98%) EMC