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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 207 216 228
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 46 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.34% 4.46% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 40 16 25
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £57,000 £50,700
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
725 516 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.92% 7.69% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 614 377 467
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 £25,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -1 26 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Cheshire +7 14 £48,750 +39.28%
Merseyside +13 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Lancashire - 2 - -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 47 (63.51%) Information Security
2 37 (50.00%) CISSP
2 37 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (33.78%) CISM
4 21 (28.38%) ITIL
5 20 (27.03%) Security Management
6 19 (25.68%) Information Security Management
7 18 (24.32%) Linux
8 17 (22.97%) E-Commerce
8 17 (22.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (18.92%) Degree
9 14 (18.92%) COBIT
9 14 (18.92%) ISMS
10 13 (17.57%) Retail
10 13 (17.57%) ISSAP
10 13 (17.57%) ISSMP
10 13 (17.57%) Data Protection
11 12 (16.22%) UNIX
11 12 (16.22%) CISA
11 12 (16.22%) Risk Management
12 11 (14.86%) Windows
13 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
14 9 (12.16%) Apache
14 9 (12.16%) Finance
15 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
15 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
15 8 (10.81%) nginx
15 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (9.46%) Project Management
16 7 (9.46%) Penetration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (12.16%) Apache
2 8 (10.81%) nginx
3 6 (8.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) DNS
1 6 (8.11%) Firewall
2 5 (6.76%) DHCP
2 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.76%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (5.41%) VLAN
3 4 (5.41%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.05%) VoIP
4 3 (4.05%) SAN
5 2 (2.70%) Wireless
5 2 (2.70%) WAN
5 2 (2.70%) LAN
5 2 (2.70%) Network Security
6 1 (1.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) MySQL
General
1 13 (17.57%) Retail
2 9 (12.16%) Finance
3 7 (9.46%) Marketing
4 4 (5.41%) Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Law
5 3 (4.05%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Security Manager
2 14 (18.92%) Analyst
3 11 (14.86%) Consultant
4 9 (12.16%) Security Consultant
4 9 (12.16%) Security Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Security Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Information Manager
4 9 (12.16%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (9.46%) Information Security Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Head of Security
6 6 (8.11%) Head of Information Security
7 5 (6.76%) IT Security Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Information Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Security Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) Life Science
4 3 (4.05%) User Experience
5 2 (2.70%) RMADS
5 2 (2.70%) CESG
5 2 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Linux
2 12 (16.22%) UNIX
3 11 (14.86%) Windows
4 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (63.51%) Information Security
2 21 (28.38%) ITIL
3 20 (27.03%) Security Management
4 19 (25.68%) Information Security Management
5 17 (22.97%) E-Commerce
6 14 (18.92%) ISMS
7 13 (17.57%) Data Protection
8 12 (16.22%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.46%) Project Management
9 7 (9.46%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (9.46%) Security Architecture
10 6 (8.11%) Information Assurance
10 6 (8.11%) Test Strategy
10 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.76%) Coaching
11 5 (6.76%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (6.76%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (6.76%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (6.76%) Performance Management
11 5 (6.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.41%) C
3 1 (1.35%) Perl
3 1 (1.35%) PHP
3 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (50.00%) CISSP
2 25 (33.78%) CISM
3 14 (18.92%) Degree
4 13 (17.57%) ISSAP
4 13 (17.57%) ISSMP
5 12 (16.22%) CISA
6 6 (8.11%) CEH
6 6 (8.11%) PCI QSA
7 5 (6.76%) CCNA
7 5 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (5.41%) MCSE
8 4 (5.41%) MCSA
8 4 (5.41%) EnCE
8 4 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.70%) SSCP
10 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.35%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (22.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (18.92%) COBIT
4 3 (4.05%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.35%) QA
5 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) Xen
3 5 (6.76%) NFS
3 5 (6.76%) vSphere
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) NetApp
2 6 (8.11%) VMware
3 5 (6.76%) Splunk
3 5 (6.76%) ArcSight
3 5 (6.76%) Cisco
3 5 (6.76%) Citrix
4 4 (5.41%) HP
5 3 (4.05%) Apple
5 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
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