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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 237 211 217
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 24 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.53% 6.67% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 36
Average salary £46,950 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.47% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £33,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £81,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
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
679 495 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.16% 7.22% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 559 397 555
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £57,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Merseyside +14 9 £50,000 +45.98% 4
Manchester -8 9 £35,000 -14.63% 3
Cheshire -14 6 £35,000 -17.64%
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (50.98%) Information Security
2 22 (43.14%) CISSP
3 21 (41.18%) ITIL
4 19 (37.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (29.41%) Windows
6 13 (25.49%) CISM
7 11 (21.57%) Retail
7 11 (21.57%) Linux
8 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
8 10 (19.61%) Management Information System
8 10 (19.61%) ISMS
8 10 (19.61%) Data Protection
9 9 (17.65%) Firewall
9 9 (17.65%) Information Security Management
9 9 (17.65%) Security Management
9 9 (17.65%) Degree
9 9 (17.65%) COBIT
9 9 (17.65%) ISSAP
9 9 (17.65%) ISSMP
9 9 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
10 8 (15.69%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (15.69%) EnCE
10 8 (15.69%) SIEM
10 8 (15.69%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (13.73%) Finance
12 6 (11.76%) VMware
12 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
12 6 (11.76%) SAN
12 6 (11.76%) Apple

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.96%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Firewall
2 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.76%) VoIP
2 6 (11.76%) SAN
3 5 (9.80%) DNS
4 3 (5.88%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.92%) VLAN
5 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.96%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
General
1 11 (21.57%) Retail
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 5 (9.80%) Financial Institution
3 5 (9.80%) Marketing
4 4 (7.84%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Information Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Risk Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Technician
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Information Security Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Information Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Web Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Security Officer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Junior
6 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) HTML
1 5 (9.80%) CSS
2 4 (7.84%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) JSON
3 3 (5.88%) WCF
3 3 (5.88%) SOAP
3 3 (5.88%) .NET
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) HTML5
4 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.80%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) RMADS
3 2 (3.92%) CESG
3 2 (3.92%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) UNIX
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.96%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Information Security
2 21 (41.18%) ITIL
3 10 (19.61%) ISMS
3 10 (19.61%) Data Protection
4 9 (17.65%) Information Security Management
4 9 (17.65%) Security Management
5 8 (15.69%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (15.69%) SIEM
5 8 (15.69%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.84%) Web Development
9 3 (5.88%) Information Assurance
10 2 (3.92%) Security Architecture
10 2 (3.92%) Security Testing
10 2 (3.92%) IT Governance
10 2 (3.92%) TOGAF
11 1 (1.96%) Ethical Hacking
11 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) C#
2 3 (5.88%) C++
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.92%) PHP
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) C
4 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.96%) Perl
4 1 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) RPG
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) CISSP
2 13 (25.49%) CISM
3 9 (17.65%) ISSAP
3 9 (17.65%) ISSMP
3 9 (17.65%) Degree
4 8 (15.69%) EnCE
5 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.88%) CEH
7 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.92%) MCSE
7 2 (3.92%) MCSA
7 2 (3.92%) CCNA
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.92%) SSCP
7 2 (3.92%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (37.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (17.65%) COBIT
2 9 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Xen
3 3 (5.88%) NFS
3 3 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Apple
2 6 (11.76%) VMware
3 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
3 4 (7.84%) NetApp
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
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