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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 207 220 204
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 48 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.45% 4.15% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 33
Average salary £44,000 £46,950 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.28% +4.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £33,250 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £51,750 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
644 674 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.58% 9.15% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 530 553 425
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +29 38 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Cheshire -5 10 £31,000 -11.42% 1
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (56.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (40.00%) Information Security
3 22 (29.33%) CISSP
3 22 (29.33%) Security Architecture
3 22 (29.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 21 (28.00%) Firewall
5 18 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (24.00%) Windows
6 17 (22.67%) Finance
7 16 (21.33%) IIS
7 16 (21.33%) Degree
8 15 (20.00%) Performance Management
8 15 (20.00%) Splunk
8 15 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
8 15 (20.00%) ArcSight
8 15 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 15 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 14 (18.67%) Project Management
9 14 (18.67%) VPN
9 14 (18.67%) Cisco
10 12 (16.00%) Web Services
10 12 (16.00%) Service Delivery
11 11 (14.67%) VoIP
11 11 (14.67%) SIEM
11 11 (14.67%) Security Testing
12 10 (13.33%) F5
12 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
12 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 10 (13.33%) Law
12 10 (13.33%) Risk Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (21.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) Apache
2 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) Firewall
2 14 (18.67%) VPN
3 11 (14.67%) VoIP
4 9 (12.00%) Wireless
5 8 (10.67%) LAN
5 8 (10.67%) WAN
5 8 (10.67%) MPLS
5 8 (10.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (9.33%) Internet
7 6 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (5.33%) SAN
9 3 (4.00%) Network Security
10 1 (1.33%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) MySQL
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Law
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Consultant
2 22 (29.33%) Security Consultant
3 17 (22.67%) IT Consultant
3 17 (22.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 15 (20.00%) Analyst
5 10 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
5 10 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Senior Security Consultant
5 10 (13.33%) Senior IT Security Consultant
6 8 (10.67%) Network Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Security Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Security Architect
7 7 (9.33%) Architect
8 6 (8.00%) Security Manager
9 5 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Security Architect
9 5 (6.67%) IT Architect
9 5 (6.67%) IT Security Architect
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Architect
9 5 (6.67%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) Web Services
2 3 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.33%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.33%) GIS
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.33%) PKI
5 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) UNIX
3 6 (8.00%) Linux
4 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.33%) CentOS
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Information Security
2 22 (29.33%) Security Architecture
2 22 (29.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 18 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 15 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 15 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 14 (18.67%) Project Management
6 12 (16.00%) Service Delivery
7 11 (14.67%) Security Testing
7 11 (14.67%) SIEM
8 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 10 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (12.00%) ITIL
10 8 (10.67%) Security Management
11 7 (9.33%) Analytics
11 7 (9.33%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (9.33%) SDLC
12 6 (8.00%) Server Hardening
12 6 (8.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) Perl
1 2 (2.67%) Python
1 2 (2.67%) Ruby
2 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (29.33%) CISSP
2 16 (21.33%) Degree
3 9 (12.00%) CISM
4 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.67%) CCNA
6 5 (6.67%) CCSP
7 3 (4.00%) CCNP
7 3 (4.00%) CISA
8 2 (2.67%) CEH
8 2 (2.67%) OSCP
9 1 (1.33%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.33%) NCDA
9 1 (1.33%) CRISC
9 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.33%) CISMP
9 1 (1.33%) QiCA
9 1 (1.33%) PMP
9 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (56.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.67%) COBIT
2 2 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) ISA Server
2 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.33%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.33%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) logstash
3 1 (1.33%) Graylog
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Splunk
1 15 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 14 (18.67%) Cisco
3 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.33%) F5
4 9 (12.00%) Juniper
4 9 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.67%) Websense
5 8 (10.67%) Blue Coat
6 7 (9.33%) VMware
7 4 (5.33%) Citrix
8 3 (4.00%) LANDesk
8 3 (4.00%) Apple
9 2 (2.67%) Qualys
9 2 (2.67%) Symantec
10 1 (1.33%) NetApp
10 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
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