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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 209 207 228
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 29 31 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.46% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.89% 5.24% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 13
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £21,150 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £47,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%
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
593 592 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.73% 8.76% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 465 441 452
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +11 15 £51,500 +66.12% 5
Cheshire +2 10 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Merseyside +13 4 £45,000 -10.00%
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (58.33%) Information Security
2 41 (56.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (37.50%) UNIX
4 23 (31.94%) Risk Management
5 22 (30.56%) Finance
5 22 (30.56%) Windows
6 20 (27.78%) Security Management
7 18 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (23.61%) Linux
9 16 (22.22%) CISSP
9 16 (22.22%) Security Architecture
10 14 (19.44%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (16.67%) Security Testing
11 12 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 11 (15.28%) Apache
12 11 (15.28%) Web Services
12 11 (15.28%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (15.28%) nginx
12 11 (15.28%) Network Design
12 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.89%) C
14 8 (11.11%) Information Security Management
15 7 (9.72%) ITIL
15 7 (9.72%) Project Management
16 6 (8.33%) NetApp
16 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (8.33%) DHCP
16 6 (8.33%) NFS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (15.28%) Apache
1 11 (15.28%) nginx
2 5 (6.94%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) DHCP
1 6 (8.33%) DNS
1 6 (8.33%) iSCSI
1 6 (8.33%) VLAN
1 6 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.78%) LAN
3 2 (2.78%) WAN
3 2 (2.78%) Wireless
4 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Law
2 6 (8.33%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 12 (16.67%) Analyst
3 11 (15.28%) Information Manager
4 9 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (9.72%) Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Head of Information Security
7 5 (6.94%) Head of Security
7 5 (6.94%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.78%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) Web Services
2 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.94%) Life Science
4 4 (5.56%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.78%) GIS
5 2 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (37.50%) UNIX
2 22 (30.56%) Windows
3 17 (23.61%) Linux
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (58.33%) Information Security
2 23 (31.94%) Risk Management
3 20 (27.78%) Security Management
4 18 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 14 (19.44%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 12 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 11 (15.28%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (15.28%) Network Design
9 8 (11.11%) Information Security Management
10 7 (9.72%) ITIL
10 7 (9.72%) Project Management
11 6 (8.33%) ISMS
12 5 (6.94%) Cyber Security
12 5 (6.94%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (6.94%) Performance Management
12 5 (6.94%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
13 4 (5.56%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) C
2 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.56%) C#
3 4 (5.56%) Java
3 4 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) CISSP
2 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.33%) CCNA
2 6 (8.33%) MCSE
2 6 (8.33%) MCSA
2 6 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
3 5 (6.94%) CISM
4 4 (5.56%) CISA
5 2 (2.78%) QiCA
5 2 (2.78%) PCI QSA
5 2 (2.78%) CRISC
5 2 (2.78%) ISSAP
5 2 (2.78%) ISSMP
5 2 (2.78%) CISMP
6 1 (1.39%) PMP
6 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (56.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.94%) COBIT
3 4 (5.56%) QA
4 3 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) NFS
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.33%) vSphere
1 6 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
1 1 (1.39%) logstash
1 1 (1.39%) Graylog
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) NetApp
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.33%) HP
1 6 (8.33%) Citrix
1 6 (8.33%) VMware
2 5 (6.94%) Splunk
2 5 (6.94%) ArcSight
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (1.39%) F5
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: competitive
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