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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 206 220 235
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 35 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.54% 5.26% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 24
Average salary £51,250 £38,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.11% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £30,400 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
632 608 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.44% 8.62% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 511 472 416
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £58,052
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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Cheshire +18 17 £52,500 - 2
Manchester -16 15 £47,250 +22.72% 6
Merseyside - 1 £57,500 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 52 (65.00%) Information Security
2 44 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (32.50%) UNIX
4 25 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 25 (31.25%) Finance
5 22 (27.50%) Security Management
6 21 (26.25%) Windows
7 20 (25.00%) CISSP
8 19 (23.75%) Linux
9 18 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
12 13 (16.25%) Security Architecture
13 11 (13.75%) nginx
13 11 (13.75%) Apache
13 11 (13.75%) C
13 11 (13.75%) CISM
13 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (12.50%) CISA
14 10 (12.50%) Information Security Management
14 10 (12.50%) Web Services
14 10 (12.50%) Network Design
14 10 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (12.50%) Security Testing
15 8 (10.00%) ISMS
15 8 (10.00%) PCI QSA
15 8 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (10.00%) CCNA
16 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
16 7 (8.75%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (13.75%) Apache
1 11 (13.75%) nginx
2 3 (3.75%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) DHCP
1 7 (8.75%) DNS
1 7 (8.75%) VLAN
1 7 (8.75%) iSCSI
1 7 (8.75%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.50%) Network Security
2 2 (2.50%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) Wireless
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.50%) LAN
2 2 (2.50%) WAN
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 4 (5.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Law
5 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Security Engineer
2 16 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 13 (16.25%) Analyst
4 11 (13.75%) Information Manager
5 10 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
6 8 (10.00%) Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Security Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Service Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Security Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) IT Security Manager
8 6 (7.50%) Head of Security
8 6 (7.50%) Head of Information Security
9 4 (5.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Security Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) Web Services
2 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.50%) Life Science
4 4 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.25%) GIS
6 1 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.25%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.50%) UNIX
2 21 (26.25%) Windows
3 19 (23.75%) Linux
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.75%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.00%) Information Security
2 25 (31.25%) Risk Management
3 22 (27.50%) Security Management
4 18 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
7 13 (16.25%) Security Architecture
8 10 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 10 (12.50%) Network Design
8 10 (12.50%) Information Security Management
9 8 (10.00%) ISMS
10 6 (7.50%) ITIL
11 5 (6.25%) Project Management
11 5 (6.25%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.25%) Cyber Security
12 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.00%) Information Assurance
12 4 (5.00%) Data Security
12 4 (5.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) C
2 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.00%) C#
3 4 (5.00%) Java
3 4 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) CISSP
2 11 (13.75%) CISM
3 10 (12.50%) CISA
4 8 (10.00%) CCNA
4 8 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (10.00%) PCI QSA
5 7 (8.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.75%) MCSE
5 7 (8.75%) MCSA
6 3 (3.75%) ISSAP
6 3 (3.75%) ISSMP
6 3 (3.75%) Degree
7 2 (2.50%) CEH
7 2 (2.50%) CRISC
8 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) CISMP
8 1 (1.25%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (6.25%) COBIT
4 3 (3.75%) HIPAA
4 3 (3.75%) FISMA
5 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) NFS
1 7 (8.75%) Active Directory
1 7 (8.75%) Xen
1 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (8.75%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (8.75%) HP
1 7 (8.75%) Citrix
1 7 (8.75%) NetApp
1 7 (8.75%) VMware
2 3 (3.75%) Splunk
2 3 (3.75%) ArcSight
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco
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