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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 191 213 224
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 46 44 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 0.62% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.57% 6.49% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 13
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £31,000 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £53,000 £65,800
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.15%
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
608 678 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.73% 9.59% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 474 573 436
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +40 34 £52,500 +50.00% 8
Cheshire +12 6 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Merseyside -9 6 £51,500 +3.00% 1
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 81 (67.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (47.50%) CISSP
3 50 (41.67%) Degree
4 48 (40.00%) Project Management
5 47 (39.17%) Security Operations
6 42 (35.00%) Information Security
7 38 (31.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 35 (29.17%) SIEM
9 31 (25.83%) Firewall
10 29 (24.17%) Windows
11 28 (23.33%) ITIL
12 27 (22.50%) Data Centre
13 26 (21.67%) Security Architecture
14 25 (20.83%) Splunk
14 25 (20.83%) Portfolio Management
14 25 (20.83%) ArcSight
14 25 (20.83%) Performance Management
14 25 (20.83%) IIS
14 25 (20.83%) CISM
14 25 (20.83%) IISP
14 25 (20.83%) Security Operations Centre
15 24 (20.00%) Law
15 24 (20.00%) Test Strategy
16 22 (18.33%) Finance
17 20 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 20 (16.67%) Incident Management
18 18 (15.00%) Network Security
18 18 (15.00%) Web Services
19 17 (14.17%) Business Continuity
19 17 (14.17%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 25 (20.83%) IIS
2 7 (5.83%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.83%) IaaS
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.83%) Firewall
2 18 (15.00%) Network Security
3 12 (10.00%) VPN
4 9 (7.50%) Internet
5 7 (5.83%) DNS
5 7 (5.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (5.83%) WebEx
6 6 (5.00%) Wireless
7 5 (4.17%) LAN
7 5 (4.17%) WAN
8 4 (3.33%) MPLS
8 4 (3.33%) VoIP
9 3 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.67%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.83%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.83%) SAN
11 1 (0.83%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) MySQL
1 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) Informix
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.67%) Neo4j
3 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) NUnit
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (20.00%) Law
2 22 (18.33%) Finance
3 8 (6.67%) Legal
3 8 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (36.67%) Consultant
2 38 (31.67%) Analyst
3 35 (29.17%) IT Consultant
3 35 (29.17%) IT Security Consultant
3 35 (29.17%) Security Consultant
4 30 (25.00%) Security Analyst
5 17 (14.17%) Information Analyst
5 17 (14.17%) Information Security Analyst
6 12 (10.00%) SIEM Consultant
6 12 (10.00%) Vulnerability Consultant
7 10 (8.33%) Security Manager
8 9 (7.50%) Architect
8 9 (7.50%) AWS Consultant
8 9 (7.50%) Cloud Consultant
8 9 (7.50%) Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Junior
8 9 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (7.50%) Senior IT Consultant
8 9 (7.50%) Senior IT Security Consultant
8 9 (7.50%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) Web Services
2 8 (6.67%) CSS
3 7 (5.83%) LAMP
4 6 (5.00%) XML
5 5 (4.17%) HTML
5 5 (4.17%) jQuery
5 5 (4.17%) JSON
5 5 (4.17%) RESTful
5 5 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (3.33%) .NET
7 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.83%) WCF
7 1 (0.83%) WSDL
7 1 (0.83%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 25 (20.83%) Security Operations Centre
3 17 (14.17%) Computer Science
4 14 (11.67%) Management Information System
5 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.50%) Contactless
7 3 (2.50%) EMV
7 3 (2.50%) EPoS
7 3 (2.50%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.67%) Life Science
9 1 (0.83%) BYOD
9 1 (0.83%) CESG
9 1 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.83%) PKI
9 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.17%) Windows
2 14 (11.67%) Linux
3 6 (5.00%) Unix
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.00%) Project Management
2 47 (39.17%) Security Operations
3 42 (35.00%) Information Security
4 38 (31.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 35 (29.17%) SIEM
6 28 (23.33%) ITIL
7 26 (21.67%) Security Architecture
8 25 (20.83%) Performance Management
8 25 (20.83%) Portfolio Management
9 24 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 20 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 17 (14.17%) Business Continuity
11 17 (14.17%) Presales
12 16 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (12.50%) Data Privacy
14 12 (10.00%) Security Management
15 11 (9.17%) Configuration Management
16 10 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.67%) Ruby
2 9 (7.50%) Perl
2 9 (7.50%) Python
2 9 (7.50%) SQL
3 5 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 57 (47.50%) CISSP
2 50 (41.67%) Degree
3 25 (20.83%) CISM
3 25 (20.83%) IISP
4 7 (5.83%) CISA
4 7 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.00%) CEH
5 6 (5.00%) CREST Certified
5 6 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (5.00%) OSCP
5 6 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.00%) Tigerscheme
6 5 (4.17%) CCNA
6 5 (4.17%) CISMP
6 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (3.33%) CCSP
7 4 (3.33%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.50%) SANS
9 2 (1.67%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (67.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (4.17%) COBIT
3 5 (4.17%) SSAE 16
4 4 (3.33%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (2.50%) QA
6 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.67%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.83%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.83%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (12.50%) QRadar
2 9 (7.50%) Puppet
3 7 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (20.83%) ArcSight
1 25 (20.83%) Splunk
2 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.33%) Cisco
4 8 (6.67%) VMware
5 7 (5.83%) Juniper
6 6 (5.00%) F5
6 6 (5.00%) Oracle
7 4 (3.33%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.33%) Forcepoint
8 3 (2.50%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.50%) Sybase
9 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.83%) Brocade
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix
9 1 (0.83%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.83%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds
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