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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England / North West
Rank 176 187 215
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +28
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 84 49 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 0.86% 0.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.59% 8.19% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 62 44 43
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,050 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,725 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.61% +5.00%

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
667 598 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.16% 10.54% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 509 476 555
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 56 £43,000 -18.09% 5
Cheshire +15 9 £60,000 +76.47% 2
Lancashire - 2 £52,500 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 86 (51.50%) Information Security
2 71 (42.51%) CISSP
3 67 (40.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 60 (35.93%) CISM
5 45 (26.95%) Firewall
6 44 (26.35%) Internet
7 39 (23.35%) Security Operations
8 36 (21.56%) Cisco
8 36 (21.56%) DNS
8 36 (21.56%) Network Security
9 34 (20.36%) Degree
9 34 (20.36%) SQL
10 32 (19.16%) Cisco Certification
11 29 (17.37%) SQL Server
12 28 (16.77%) CCNP
13 26 (15.57%) Risk Management
13 26 (15.57%) Active Directory
14 24 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (14.37%) Security Monitoring
14 24 (14.37%) Network Management
15 23 (13.77%) Puppet
15 23 (13.77%) Ethernet
15 23 (13.77%) Broadband
15 23 (13.77%) ITIL
15 23 (13.77%) Juniper
15 23 (13.77%) TACACS
16 22 (13.17%) Nagios
16 22 (13.17%) Security Management
16 22 (13.17%) Vulnerability Management
16 22 (13.17%) Security Architecture

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.18%) IIS
2 10 (5.99%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (5.39%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) JBoss
5 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.98%) SaaS
2 14 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.59%) IaaS
3 11 (6.59%) PaaS
4 10 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (5.99%) Amazon S3
5 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.80%) Office 365
7 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 45 (26.95%) Firewall
2 44 (26.35%) Internet
3 36 (21.56%) DNS
3 36 (21.56%) Network Security
4 23 (13.77%) Broadband
4 23 (13.77%) Ethernet
4 23 (13.77%) TACACS
5 21 (12.57%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (10.18%) VoIP
7 15 (8.98%) MPLS
8 14 (8.38%) BGP
8 14 (8.38%) WAN
9 13 (7.78%) LAN
10 11 (6.59%) Asterisk PBX
10 11 (6.59%) IPv6
11 10 (5.99%) NAS
11 10 (5.99%) SAN
12 8 (4.79%) MRTG
12 8 (4.79%) SNMP
13 7 (4.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.99%) Amazon Redshift
3 10 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.99%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.20%) MySQL
6 1 (0.60%) Infinispan
6 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.60%) Checkstyle
3 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.60%) Maven
3 1 (0.60%) NUnit
General
1 21 (12.57%) Telecoms
2 20 (11.98%) Retail
3 16 (9.58%) Law
4 14 (8.38%) Finance
5 7 (4.19%) Marketing
5 7 (4.19%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (17.96%) Consultant
2 28 (16.77%) Security Consultant
3 26 (15.57%) Information Security Consultant
4 24 (14.37%) Security Manager
5 19 (11.38%) Information Manager
6 18 (10.78%) Information Security Manager
7 17 (10.18%) DBA
7 17 (10.18%) SQL DBA
8 16 (9.58%) Network Consultant
8 16 (9.58%) Network Security Consultant
9 15 (8.98%) Network Engineer
10 13 (7.78%) Analyst
11 12 (7.19%) Security Analyst
12 11 (6.59%) Designer
12 11 (6.59%) Network Designer
12 11 (6.59%) Security Engineer
13 10 (5.99%) Administrator
13 10 (5.99%) Architect
13 10 (5.99%) Senior DBA
13 10 (5.99%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.79%) .NET
1 8 (4.79%) ASP.NET
2 7 (4.19%) AngularJS
2 7 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (4.19%) jQuery
3 4 (2.40%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.80%) Web Services
5 2 (1.20%) CSS
5 2 (1.20%) XML
6 1 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.60%) D3.js
6 1 (0.60%) HornetQ
6 1 (0.60%) HTML
6 1 (0.60%) JSON
6 1 (0.60%) Middleware
6 1 (0.60%) Node.js
6 1 (0.60%) REST
6 1 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.57%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.38%) Management Information System
3 18 (10.78%) Security Operations Centre
4 15 (8.98%) Computer Science
5 12 (7.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (5.39%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (4.79%) Driving Licence
8 7 (4.19%) iPad
9 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.60%) CESG
10 1 (0.60%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.60%) EMV
10 1 (0.60%) IVR
10 1 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.99%) Linux
2 9 (5.39%) Windows
3 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.20%) CentOS
4 2 (1.20%) Unix
4 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (51.50%) Information Security
2 39 (23.35%) Security Operations
3 26 (15.57%) Risk Management
4 24 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (14.37%) Network Management
4 24 (14.37%) Security Monitoring
5 23 (13.77%) ITIL
6 22 (13.17%) Security Architecture
6 22 (13.17%) Security Management
6 22 (13.17%) Vulnerability Management
7 21 (12.57%) Information Security Management
8 18 (10.78%) Configuration Management
8 18 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (10.18%) Data Modelling
9 17 (10.18%) Scrum
9 17 (10.18%) Service Delivery
10 16 (9.58%) Business Continuity
10 16 (9.58%) Data Management
10 16 (9.58%) ISMS
10 16 (9.58%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.36%) SQL
2 11 (6.59%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.99%) PHP
3 10 (5.99%) Python
4 9 (5.39%) Perl
5 8 (4.79%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.19%) C#
6 7 (4.19%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.20%) Java
8 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.60%) Ruby
8 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (42.51%) CISSP
2 60 (35.93%) CISM
3 34 (20.36%) Degree
4 32 (19.16%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (16.77%) CCNP
6 16 (9.58%) IISP
7 15 (8.98%) CISA
8 13 (7.78%) Security Cleared
9 12 (7.19%) CISMP
9 12 (7.19%) JNCIP
10 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (5.39%) MCSA
12 8 (4.79%) CCNA
12 8 (4.79%) PCI QSA
13 6 (3.59%) CEH
13 6 (3.59%) ISSAP
14 5 (2.99%) Postgraduate
15 4 (2.40%) SANS
16 2 (1.20%) CLAS
16 2 (1.20%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (40.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (8.98%) QA
3 11 (6.59%) SLA
4 6 (3.59%) ISO22301
5 5 (2.99%) ISO 9001
6 4 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.20%) COBIT
7 2 (1.20%) GPG13
System Software
1 26 (15.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.99%) VMware ESX
2 10 (5.99%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.60%) Gluster
3 1 (0.60%) iptables
3 1 (0.60%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (13.77%) Puppet
2 22 (13.17%) Nagios
3 19 (11.38%) OpenNMS
4 17 (10.18%) RANCID
4 17 (10.18%) SCCM
5 10 (5.99%) SCOM
6 8 (4.79%) Cacti
7 5 (2.99%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.60%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.60%) Graylog
9 1 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.60%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 36 (21.56%) Cisco
2 23 (13.77%) Juniper
3 21 (12.57%) Ericsson
3 21 (12.57%) Huawei
4 17 (10.18%) Splunk
5 16 (9.58%) ArcSight
6 14 (8.38%) VMware
7 11 (6.59%) Microsoft
8 9 (5.39%) Brocade
8 9 (5.39%) Foundry
8 9 (5.39%) ZyXEL
9 3 (1.80%) HP
10 2 (1.20%) Avaya
10 2 (1.20%) Dell
10 2 (1.20%) Intel
10 2 (1.20%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.20%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.20%) Symantec
10 2 (1.20%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + OTE + Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + 27 days annual leave
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary & Excellent benef
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago