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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 223 208 222
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 27 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.71% 6.04% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 30
Average salary £60,375 £41,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.61% +49.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,450 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £55,000 £46,100
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
727 480 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.79% 7.09% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 602 363 541
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 October 2014.

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 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
Merseyside +26 12 £51,000 +45.71%
Manchester -8 12 £65,000 +58.53% 7
Cheshire -28 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Lancashire - 3 - -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 34 (58.62%) CISSP
2 33 (56.90%) Information Security
3 25 (43.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (37.93%) ITIL
5 20 (34.48%) CISM
6 14 (24.14%) Windows
6 14 (24.14%) Degree
7 13 (22.41%) Data Protection
8 12 (20.69%) ISSAP
8 12 (20.69%) ISSMP
8 12 (20.69%) COBIT
8 12 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (18.97%) Security Management
9 11 (18.97%) Retail
9 11 (18.97%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (17.24%) ISMS
10 10 (17.24%) Information Security Management
10 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
10 10 (17.24%) Linux
11 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
11 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
11 9 (15.52%) Risk Management
11 9 (15.52%) Finance
12 8 (13.79%) Firewall
12 8 (13.79%) EnCE
12 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 8 (13.79%) CISA
12 8 (13.79%) SIEM
12 8 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (10.34%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 5 (8.62%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Firewall
2 6 (10.34%) SAN
2 6 (10.34%) VoIP
3 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.90%) DNS
5 3 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (5.17%) DHCP
6 2 (3.45%) VLAN
6 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.72%) WAN
7 1 (1.72%) SMTP
7 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 11 (18.97%) Retail
2 9 (15.52%) Finance
3 6 (10.34%) Marketing
4 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.90%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Security Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) Information Security Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) Information Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Head of Security
5 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Technician
5 5 (8.62%) Head of Information Security
5 5 (8.62%) Security Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Information Security Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Security Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Web Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Information Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Developer
8 2 (3.45%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) CSS
1 4 (6.90%) HTML
2 3 (5.17%) XML
3 2 (3.45%) JSON
3 2 (3.45%) WCF
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.45%) SOAP
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.62%) User Experience
4 2 (3.45%) RMADS
4 2 (3.45%) CESG
4 2 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.72%) iSeries
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) UNIX
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Information Security
2 22 (37.93%) ITIL
3 13 (22.41%) Data Protection
4 11 (18.97%) Security Management
4 11 (18.97%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (17.24%) ISMS
5 10 (17.24%) Information Security Management
6 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
6 9 (15.52%) Risk Management
7 8 (13.79%) SIEM
7 8 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (10.34%) Security Architecture
8 6 (10.34%) Information Assurance
9 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.90%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (6.90%) Web Development
10 4 (6.90%) Service Management
10 4 (6.90%) Project Management
10 4 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.45%) PHP
2 2 (3.45%) C
2 2 (3.45%) C#
2 2 (3.45%) C++
2 2 (3.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
3 1 (1.72%) RPG
Qualifications
1 34 (58.62%) CISSP
2 20 (34.48%) CISM
3 14 (24.14%) Degree
4 12 (20.69%) ISSAP
4 12 (20.69%) ISSMP
5 8 (13.79%) EnCE
5 8 (13.79%) CISA
6 6 (10.34%) CEH
7 3 (5.17%) PCI QSA
7 3 (5.17%) CCNA
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.45%) SSCP
8 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.45%) MCSE
8 2 (3.45%) MCSA
9 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.72%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (20.69%) COBIT
2 12 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) vSphere
3 3 (5.17%) NFS
3 3 (5.17%) Xen
4 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Apple
3 5 (8.62%) VMware
4 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.90%) NetApp
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco
4 4 (6.90%) Splunk
4 4 (6.90%) ArcSight
5 3 (5.17%) Citrix
6 2 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
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