The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 211 211 223
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 31 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.99% 5.53% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 31
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £71,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
621 561 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.66% 7.81% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 510 466 487
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
PCI DSS
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +5 16 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Cheshire -4 9 £47,500 -5.00%
Merseyside +2 6 £50,000 +45.98% 3
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 22 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (34.48%) ITIL
3 19 (32.76%) Information Security
4 17 (29.31%) CISSP
5 15 (25.86%) Windows
5 15 (25.86%) Finance
5 15 (25.86%) Firewall
6 12 (20.69%) Retail
6 12 (20.69%) Linux
6 12 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
8 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
9 9 (15.52%) Degree
10 8 (13.79%) EnCE
10 8 (13.79%) ISMS
10 8 (13.79%) SIEM
10 8 (13.79%) VMware
10 8 (13.79%) CISM
10 8 (13.79%) VoIP
11 7 (12.07%) NetApp
11 7 (12.07%) SQL
11 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
12 6 (10.34%) SAN
12 6 (10.34%) Apple
12 6 (10.34%) Data Protection
12 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (10.34%) Content Management
13 5 (8.62%) ISSAP
13 5 (8.62%) ISSMP
13 5 (8.62%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (6.90%) Apache
1 4 (6.90%) SAS
2 2 (3.45%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.72%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) Firewall
2 8 (13.79%) VoIP
3 6 (10.34%) SAN
4 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.90%) DNS
5 4 (6.90%) iSCSI
5 4 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.17%) WAN
6 3 (5.17%) DHCP
7 2 (3.45%) MPLS
7 2 (3.45%) LAN
7 2 (3.45%) VLAN
8 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.72%) Ant
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Retail
3 5 (8.62%) Marketing
3 5 (8.62%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.17%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Security Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Information Security Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Information Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Technician
5 5 (8.62%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Security Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (6.90%) DBA
6 4 (6.90%) Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Web Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Security Officer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Information Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Junior
7 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) HTML
1 5 (8.62%) CSS
2 4 (6.90%) XML
3 3 (5.17%) WCF
3 3 (5.17%) JSON
3 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.17%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) SOAP
3 3 (5.17%) Web Services
4 2 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.72%) Java EE
5 1 (1.72%) Django
5 1 (1.72%) Spring
5 1 (1.72%) HTML5
5 1 (1.72%) REST
5 1 (1.72%) EJB
5 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.90%) Replication
2 4 (6.90%) Clustering
2 4 (6.90%) Telematics
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) UNIX
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.72%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) ITIL
2 19 (32.76%) Information Security
3 12 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (13.79%) ISMS
4 8 (13.79%) SIEM
5 6 (10.34%) Data Protection
5 6 (10.34%) Content Management
6 5 (8.62%) Information Security Management
6 5 (8.62%) Data Security
6 5 (8.62%) Security Management
7 4 (6.90%) Web Development
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.45%) Project Management
9 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.45%) SOA
9 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.90%) Java
3 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.17%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) C++
4 3 (5.17%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) C
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
5 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) RPG
6 1 (1.72%) Jython
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) CISSP
2 9 (15.52%) Degree
3 8 (13.79%) EnCE
3 8 (13.79%) CISM
4 5 (8.62%) ISSAP
4 5 (8.62%) ISSMP
5 4 (6.90%) HND
5 4 (6.90%) CCNA
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.17%) CISMP
7 2 (3.45%) MCSE
7 2 (3.45%) MCSA
7 2 (3.45%) CCSP
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.62%) COBIT
2 5 (8.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.17%) QA
3 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (5.17%) Xen
4 3 (5.17%) vSphere
4 3 (5.17%) NFS
5 2 (3.45%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) VMware
3 7 (12.07%) NetApp
4 6 (10.34%) Apple
5 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco
5 5 (8.62%) Oracle
6 3 (5.17%) Citrix
7 2 (3.45%) IBM
7 2 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (1.72%) JBoss
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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