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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 182 168 223
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +55
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 81 77 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.27% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.22% 10.77% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 65 46 35
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,250 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
722 715 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.53% 11.82% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 561 550 689
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £59,650
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +6.02%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 64 £51,000 +4.61% 12
Cheshire +14 13 £60,000 +17.07% 4
Lancashire -15 3 £52,500 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 94 (50.27%) Information Security
2 87 (46.52%) CISSP
3 86 (45.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 70 (37.43%) CISM
5 48 (25.67%) Firewall
6 46 (24.60%) Security Operations
7 45 (24.06%) Degree
8 44 (23.53%) Internet
8 44 (23.53%) SQL
9 40 (21.39%) DNS
10 39 (20.86%) Network Security
11 37 (19.79%) Data Centre
12 31 (16.58%) SQL Server
13 30 (16.04%) Cisco
14 29 (15.51%) Vulnerability Management
15 28 (14.97%) Security Architecture
16 26 (13.90%) Security Operations Centre
16 26 (13.90%) Management Information System
16 26 (13.90%) Risk Management
16 26 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (13.37%) Telecoms
17 25 (13.37%) Active Directory
17 25 (13.37%) IIS
17 25 (13.37%) ITIL
17 25 (13.37%) PHP
17 25 (13.37%) Puppet
17 25 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
17 25 (13.37%) Splunk
18 24 (12.83%) Portfolio Management
18 24 (12.83%) ArcSight

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 25 (13.37%) IIS
2 18 (9.63%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.60%) Apache
4 3 (1.60%) SAS
5 2 (1.07%) nginx
6 1 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.56%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (8.56%) Amazon S3
3 9 (4.81%) SaaS
4 8 (4.28%) IaaS
4 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.28%) PaaS
5 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (25.67%) Firewall
2 44 (23.53%) Internet
3 40 (21.39%) DNS
4 39 (20.86%) Network Security
5 23 (12.30%) VoIP
6 21 (11.23%) Broadband
6 21 (11.23%) Ethernet
6 21 (11.23%) TACACS
6 21 (11.23%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (9.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (9.63%) IPv6
8 16 (8.56%) Asterisk PBX
8 16 (8.56%) NAS
8 16 (8.56%) SAN
9 14 (7.49%) VPN
10 12 (6.42%) WAN
11 11 (5.88%) BGP
11 11 (5.88%) SNMP
12 10 (5.35%) MRTG
13 9 (4.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.58%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (9.63%) NoSQL
4 16 (8.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (3.74%) MySQL
6 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.07%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.53%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (12.83%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.14%) Checkstyle
3 4 (2.14%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.14%) Maven
3 4 (2.14%) NUnit
3 4 (2.14%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (13.37%) Telecoms
2 22 (11.76%) Finance
3 19 (10.16%) Law
4 9 (4.81%) Marketing
5 8 (4.28%) Legal
6 4 (2.14%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.60%) Back Office
7 3 (1.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (18.72%) Consultant
2 34 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 33 (17.65%) Security Manager
4 26 (13.90%) Analyst
5 25 (13.37%) DBA
5 25 (13.37%) Information Security Consultant
5 25 (13.37%) Information Security Manager
6 24 (12.83%) Security Analyst
7 22 (11.76%) SQL DBA
8 20 (10.70%) Information Manager
9 19 (10.16%) Administrator
9 19 (10.16%) Network Consultant
9 19 (10.16%) Network Security Consultant
10 18 (9.63%) Information Analyst
10 18 (9.63%) Information Security Analyst
10 18 (9.63%) Senior DBA
10 18 (9.63%) Senior SQL DBA
11 14 (7.49%) Designer
11 14 (7.49%) Network Designer
12 13 (6.95%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.28%) .NET
1 8 (4.28%) ASP.NET
1 8 (4.28%) jQuery
1 8 (4.28%) XML
2 7 (3.74%) Web Services
3 5 (2.67%) CSS
3 5 (2.67%) SOAP
4 4 (2.14%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (2.14%) D3.js
4 4 (2.14%) ELK Stack
4 4 (2.14%) Node.js
4 4 (2.14%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (2.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.07%) LAMP
5 2 (1.07%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.53%) HornetQ
6 1 (0.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.79%) Data Centre
2 26 (13.90%) Management Information System
2 26 (13.90%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.21%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.67%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.14%) iPad
7 4 (2.14%) Statistics
8 3 (1.60%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.07%) Blog
10 1 (0.53%) BYOD
10 1 (0.53%) CESG
10 1 (0.53%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.53%) IVR
10 1 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.35%) Windows
2 9 (4.81%) Linux
3 2 (1.07%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (50.27%) Information Security
2 46 (24.60%) Security Operations
3 29 (15.51%) Vulnerability Management
4 28 (14.97%) Security Architecture
5 26 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (13.90%) Risk Management
6 25 (13.37%) ITIL
7 24 (12.83%) Compliance Management
7 24 (12.83%) DevOps
7 24 (12.83%) Performance Management
7 24 (12.83%) Portfolio Management
7 24 (12.83%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 23 (12.30%) Project Management
9 22 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 22 (11.76%) Network Management
10 20 (10.70%) Configuration Management
10 20 (10.70%) Security Management
10 20 (10.70%) Software Engineering
11 19 (10.16%) Information Security Management
12 18 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 44 (23.53%) SQL
2 25 (13.37%) PHP
3 20 (10.70%) Perl
4 18 (9.63%) Python
5 17 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.74%) C#
6 7 (3.74%) Java
7 4 (2.14%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.14%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 87 (46.52%) CISSP
2 70 (37.43%) CISM
3 45 (24.06%) Degree
4 24 (12.83%) IISP
5 23 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (11.23%) CCNP
7 16 (8.56%) CISA
8 11 (5.88%) CEH
9 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (5.35%) PCI QSA
10 9 (4.81%) CISMP
10 9 (4.81%) ISACA
10 9 (4.81%) Postgraduate
10 9 (4.81%) SANS
11 7 (3.74%) CCNA
11 7 (3.74%) CHFI
12 6 (3.21%) MCSE
13 5 (2.67%) ISSAP
13 5 (2.67%) JNCIP
14 4 (2.14%) GSNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (45.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.35%) SLA
3 8 (4.28%) QA
4 6 (3.21%) ISO 9001
5 5 (2.67%) ISO22301
6 3 (1.60%) SAS 70
7 2 (1.07%) GPG13
7 2 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (13.37%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.56%) VMware ESX
2 16 (8.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.53%) Gluster
3 1 (0.53%) iptables
3 1 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (13.37%) Puppet
2 24 (12.83%) SCOM
3 21 (11.23%) Nagios
4 20 (10.70%) OpenNMS
4 20 (10.70%) RANCID
4 20 (10.70%) SCCM
5 10 (5.35%) Cacti
6 4 (2.14%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (2.14%) QRadar
7 2 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.07%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.53%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.53%) Graylog
8 1 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.53%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 30 (16.04%) Cisco
2 25 (13.37%) Splunk
3 24 (12.83%) ArcSight
4 21 (11.23%) Ericsson
4 21 (11.23%) Huawei
4 21 (11.23%) Juniper
5 20 (10.70%) VMware
6 18 (9.63%) Brocade
6 18 (9.63%) Foundry
6 18 (9.63%) ZyXEL
7 13 (6.95%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.14%) HP
8 4 (2.14%) Intel
9 3 (1.60%) Meraki
9 3 (1.60%) Oracle
9 3 (1.60%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.07%) CA
11 1 (0.53%) Avaya
11 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.53%) Citrix
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