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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 233 222 227
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 32 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.15% 4.50% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 24
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +60.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £46,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.08%
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
771 511 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.40% 7.39% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 653 365 499
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £55,000 £51,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Manchester -4 20 £62,875 +14.31% 4
Merseyside +22 8 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Cheshire -12 5 £42,500 - 3
Lancashire - 3 - - 1
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 37 (63.79%) Information Security
2 33 (56.90%) CISSP
3 28 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (37.93%) CISM
5 18 (31.03%) ITIL
6 15 (25.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (24.14%) Windows
7 14 (24.14%) Degree
8 13 (22.41%) Data Protection
9 12 (20.69%) Security Management
10 11 (18.97%) Information Security Management
10 11 (18.97%) Risk Management
10 11 (18.97%) CISA
10 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
10 11 (18.97%) COBIT
10 11 (18.97%) ISSAP
10 11 (18.97%) ISSMP
11 10 (17.24%) Retail
12 9 (15.52%) ISMS
12 9 (15.52%) Linux
12 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
13 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
13 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.79%) Marketing
13 8 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (12.07%) Security Architecture
15 6 (10.34%) Test Strategy
15 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
15 6 (10.34%) CEH
15 6 (10.34%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (10.34%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) VoIP
1 6 (10.34%) SAN
2 5 (8.62%) Firewall
2 5 (8.62%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (6.90%) DHCP
3 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.17%) VLAN
4 3 (5.17%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.45%) Network Security
6 1 (1.72%) WAN
6 1 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) MySQL
General
1 10 (17.24%) Retail
2 8 (13.79%) Marketing
3 6 (10.34%) Finance
4 3 (5.17%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Law
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Consultant
3 9 (15.52%) Security Consultant
3 9 (15.52%) Security Manager
4 8 (13.79%) Security Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Security Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Information Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Head of Security
6 6 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Head of Information Security
7 5 (8.62%) IT Security Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Technician
7 5 (8.62%) Information Security Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Web Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Security Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) IT Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) Service Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) IT Security Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) Information Manager
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%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Life Science
5 1 (1.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.90%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) Information Security
2 18 (31.03%) ITIL
3 13 (22.41%) Data Protection
4 12 (20.69%) Security Management
5 11 (18.97%) Risk Management
5 11 (18.97%) Information Security Management
6 9 (15.52%) ISMS
7 8 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.07%) Security Architecture
9 6 (10.34%) Information Assurance
9 6 (10.34%) Test Strategy
9 6 (10.34%) Project Management
9 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.62%) Coaching
10 5 (8.62%) Service Management
10 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (8.62%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (8.62%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (8.62%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.17%) C
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (56.90%) CISSP
2 22 (37.93%) CISM
3 14 (24.14%) Degree
4 11 (18.97%) ISSAP
4 11 (18.97%) ISSMP
4 11 (18.97%) CISA
5 6 (10.34%) CEH
5 6 (10.34%) PCI QSA
6 5 (8.62%) EnCE
7 4 (6.90%) CCNA
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (5.17%) MCSE
8 3 (5.17%) MCSA
8 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.45%) SSCP
10 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.72%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (25.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (18.97%) COBIT
4 3 (5.17%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.72%) QA
5 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) Xen
3 4 (6.90%) NFS
3 4 (6.90%) vSphere
4 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Apple
2 6 (10.34%) VMware
3 5 (8.62%) Splunk
3 5 (8.62%) ArcSight
3 5 (8.62%) NetApp
4 4 (6.90%) Citrix
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco
5 3 (5.17%) HP
5 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JD Williams Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Lancashire
Lancashire County Council
Salary: From £39,351 to £42,931 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago