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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 227 222 224
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 26 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.05% 4.59% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 24
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £21,000 £44,475
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
PCI DSS
England

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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
642 588 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.92% 8.48% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 503 462 483
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in the North West

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in the North West

PCI DSS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Manchester +5 19 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Cheshire -9 4 £36,750 -22.63%
Merseyside +14 3 £45,000 -5.26%
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 36 (57.14%) Information Security
2 35 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (38.10%) Risk Management
4 22 (34.92%) Finance
4 22 (34.92%) Windows
5 20 (31.75%) Security Architecture
6 19 (30.16%) UNIX
7 18 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (23.81%) CISSP
9 14 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (20.63%) Security Testing
11 12 (19.05%) SDLC
11 12 (19.05%) Web Services
11 12 (19.05%) Security Management
12 11 (17.46%) Network Design
12 11 (17.46%) Server Hardening
12 11 (17.46%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (14.29%) IIS
13 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 9 (14.29%) Degree
14 8 (12.70%) Firewall
14 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (12.70%) C
14 8 (12.70%) Linux
14 8 (12.70%) Cisco
14 8 (12.70%) Performance Management
14 8 (12.70%) Data Centre
14 8 (12.70%) Splunk
14 8 (12.70%) Portfolio Management
14 8 (12.70%) ArcSight

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) nginx
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) Firewall
2 5 (7.94%) VoIP
2 5 (7.94%) VPN
3 4 (6.35%) DNS
3 4 (6.35%) LAN
3 4 (6.35%) MPLS
3 4 (6.35%) WAN
3 4 (6.35%) DHCP
3 4 (6.35%) Wireless
3 4 (6.35%) VLAN
3 4 (6.35%) iSCSI
3 4 (6.35%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (6.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (3.17%) Network Security
4 2 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.59%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.59%) IPsec
5 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) MySQL
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Law
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Security Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Consultant
4 9 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 7 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Information Manager
6 6 (9.52%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Head of Security
7 5 (7.94%) Head of Information Security
7 5 (7.94%) IT Security Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) IT Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Network Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Security Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) Web Services
2 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
2 4 (6.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.76%) Life Science
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) GIS
5 2 (3.17%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.59%) PKI
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 19 (30.16%) UNIX
3 8 (12.70%) Linux
4 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) CentOS
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Information Security
2 24 (38.10%) Risk Management
3 20 (31.75%) Security Architecture
4 18 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (20.63%) Security Testing
7 12 (19.05%) Security Management
7 12 (19.05%) SDLC
8 11 (17.46%) Network Design
8 11 (17.46%) Server Hardening
8 11 (17.46%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (12.70%) Performance Management
9 8 (12.70%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (12.70%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (11.11%) Project Management
11 6 (9.52%) Cyber Security
11 6 (9.52%) Data Protection
12 5 (7.94%) Test Strategy
12 5 (7.94%) ITIL
13 4 (6.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) C
2 4 (6.35%) C#
2 4 (6.35%) Java
2 4 (6.35%) Objective-C
2 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) CISSP
2 9 (14.29%) Degree
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.52%) CCNA
5 5 (7.94%) CISM
5 5 (7.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.35%) CISA
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.35%) MCSE
6 4 (6.35%) MCSA
7 2 (3.17%) CCSP
7 2 (3.17%) CCNP
7 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.17%) CISMP
7 2 (3.17%) QiCA
7 2 (3.17%) PCI QSA
7 2 (3.17%) CRISC
8 1 (1.59%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.59%) NCDA
8 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.35%) QA
3 3 (4.76%) COBIT
4 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) vSphere
2 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.35%) ISA Server
3 4 (6.35%) Xen
3 4 (6.35%) NFS
4 1 (1.59%) iptables
4 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) logstash
2 1 (1.59%) Graylog
2 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Cisco
2 8 (12.70%) Splunk
2 8 (12.70%) ArcSight
3 7 (11.11%) VMware
4 6 (9.52%) F5
5 5 (7.94%) CheckPoint
5 5 (7.94%) Citrix
5 5 (7.94%) Juniper
5 5 (7.94%) NetApp
6 4 (6.35%) HP
6 4 (6.35%) Blue Coat
6 4 (6.35%) Websense
7 1 (1.59%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.59%) Qualys
7 1 (1.59%) Symantec
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) Apple
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