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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 233 232 212
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 23 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.76% 4.42% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 15
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £66,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.27%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
612 498 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.52% 6.78% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 463 402 501
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +11 20 £31,250 -21.87% 2
Lancashire - 2 £31,000 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (64.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (56.00%) Finance
3 27 (54.00%) Information Security
4 19 (38.00%) CISSP
5 17 (34.00%) Firewall
6 16 (32.00%) CISM
7 15 (30.00%) Degree
8 14 (28.00%) Oracle
9 13 (26.00%) CISA
10 12 (24.00%) Risk Management
11 11 (22.00%) Retail
12 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
12 10 (20.00%) SQL
12 10 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (20.00%) Data Security
13 9 (18.00%) Replication
13 9 (18.00%) Clustering
13 9 (18.00%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (18.00%) PL/SQL
13 9 (18.00%) HND
13 9 (18.00%) SAS
13 9 (18.00%) NetApp
13 9 (18.00%) Telematics
13 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database
13 9 (18.00%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (16.00%) Project Management
14 8 (16.00%) QA
15 7 (14.00%) ITIL
16 6 (12.00%) Content Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (18.00%) SAS
2 4 (8.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) Firewall
2 10 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.00%) Network Security
4 3 (6.00%) WAN
4 3 (6.00%) LAN
5 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.00%) MPLS
5 2 (4.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.00%) HTTP
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Ant
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (56.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Administrator
2 11 (22.00%) Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Consultant
3 10 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 9 (18.00%) DBA
5 7 (14.00%) Security Manager
6 6 (12.00%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (12.00%) Information Manager
6 6 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Principal Security Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) Security Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Principal Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) Security Officer
8 4 (8.00%) Technical Administrator
8 4 (8.00%) Security Administrator
9 3 (6.00%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Architect
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (4.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.00%) Java EE
3 1 (2.00%) Django
3 1 (2.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.00%) EJB
3 1 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Replication
1 9 (18.00%) Clustering
1 9 (18.00%) Telematics
2 6 (12.00%) PKI
3 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.00%) CESG
4 3 (6.00%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (6.00%) RMADS
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Information Security
2 12 (24.00%) Risk Management
3 10 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (20.00%) Data Security
4 9 (18.00%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (16.00%) Project Management
6 7 (14.00%) ITIL
7 6 (12.00%) Content Management
7 6 (12.00%) Identity Management
8 5 (10.00%) Information Governance
9 3 (6.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
10 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.00%) SOA
10 2 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) Jython
6 1 (2.00%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) CISSP
2 16 (32.00%) CISM
3 15 (30.00%) Degree
4 13 (26.00%) CISA
5 9 (18.00%) HND
6 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.00%) CISMP
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.00%) CCSP
8 2 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (64.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.00%) QA
3 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.00%) MetaFrame
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) NetApp
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) CA
5 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.00%) Brocade
6 1 (2.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £38,515 to £48,144 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago