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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 148 212 237
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +25
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 101 53 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.68% 0.79% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.03% 7.59% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 91 36 17
Median salary £50,000 £44,250 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £19,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,250 £51,600
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +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
630 698 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.46% 10.44% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 480 559 579
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +36 81 £53,000 +17.77% 7
Cheshire +28 6 £27,500 -11.29% 2
Merseyside -17 5 £37,500 - 1
Lancashire - 5 £33,500 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 102 (61.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (51.52%) CISSP
3 73 (44.24%) Information Security
4 62 (37.58%) CISM
5 39 (23.64%) Firewall
6 33 (20.00%) SIEM
7 30 (18.18%) Cisco
7 30 (18.18%) Degree
8 27 (16.36%) SQL
9 26 (15.76%) Management Information System
9 26 (15.76%) ITIL
9 26 (15.76%) CISA
10 25 (15.15%) Security Management
10 25 (15.15%) Data Centre
11 24 (14.55%) Security Operations
11 24 (14.55%) Active Directory
12 23 (13.94%) Juniper
12 23 (13.94%) Cybersecurity
13 22 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
14 21 (12.73%) Finance
14 21 (12.73%) DNS
15 20 (12.12%) VoIP
15 20 (12.12%) Internet
15 20 (12.12%) Project Management
15 20 (12.12%) Risk Management
15 20 (12.12%) VMware
15 20 (12.12%) Marketing
15 20 (12.12%) Network Security
15 20 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
16 19 (11.52%) Intrusion Detection

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.70%) IIS
2 11 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.82%) SAS
6 2 (1.21%) Apache
6 2 (1.21%) nginx
6 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.61%) MS Office
1 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.64%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.21%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.64%) Firewall
2 21 (12.73%) DNS
3 20 (12.12%) Internet
3 20 (12.12%) Network Security
3 20 (12.12%) VoIP
4 19 (11.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (8.48%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (7.88%) VPN
7 12 (7.27%) Broadband
7 12 (7.27%) Ethernet
7 12 (7.27%) IPv6
7 12 (7.27%) SAN
7 12 (7.27%) TACACS
7 12 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (6.67%) MPLS
9 10 (6.06%) Asterisk PBX
10 9 (5.45%) SNMP
11 8 (4.85%) BGP
11 8 (4.85%) OSPF
11 8 (4.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 11 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (3.64%) MySQL
4 5 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.03%) Neo4j
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.21%) Looker
Development Applications
1 18 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.42%) Checkstyle
3 4 (2.42%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.42%) Maven
3 4 (2.42%) NUnit
3 4 (2.42%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (12.73%) Finance
2 20 (12.12%) Marketing
3 19 (11.52%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.88%) Law
5 12 (7.27%) Legal
6 8 (4.85%) Retail
7 3 (1.82%) Back Office
8 2 (1.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (21.82%) Consultant
2 32 (19.39%) Security Consultant
3 29 (17.58%) Analyst
4 27 (16.36%) Security Analyst
5 23 (13.94%) Security Manager
6 19 (11.52%) Information Analyst
6 19 (11.52%) Information Security Analyst
7 17 (10.30%) Information Security Manager
8 14 (8.48%) DBA
8 14 (8.48%) IT Manager
9 12 (7.27%) Developer
10 11 (6.67%) Information Manager
10 11 (6.67%) PCI DSS Consultant
10 11 (6.67%) Senior DBA
10 11 (6.67%) Senior SQL DBA
10 11 (6.67%) SQL DBA
11 9 (5.45%) Administrator
12 8 (4.85%) Lead Designer
12 8 (4.85%) Network Designer
12 8 (4.85%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.45%) jQuery
2 8 (4.85%) .NET
2 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.24%) Web Services
4 6 (3.64%) XML
5 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.03%) SOAP
6 4 (2.42%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (2.42%) CSS
6 4 (2.42%) D3.js
6 4 (2.42%) Node.js
6 4 (2.42%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.21%) LAMP
7 2 (1.21%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.76%) Management Information System
2 25 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 18 (10.91%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (2.42%) User Experience
5 3 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.21%) Blog
6 2 (1.21%) BYOD
6 2 (1.21%) CESG
6 2 (1.21%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.21%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.21%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) AS400
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.91%) Windows
2 10 (6.06%) Linux
3 9 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (44.24%) Information Security
2 33 (20.00%) SIEM
3 26 (15.76%) ITIL
4 25 (15.15%) Security Management
5 24 (14.55%) Security Operations
6 23 (13.94%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
8 20 (12.12%) Project Management
8 20 (12.12%) Risk Management
8 20 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
9 17 (10.30%) Compliance Management
9 17 (10.30%) Data Loss Prevention
9 17 (10.30%) Security Architecture
10 16 (9.70%) Business Continuity
10 16 (9.70%) Performance Management
10 16 (9.70%) Portfolio Management
10 16 (9.70%) Risk and Compliance Management
11 15 (9.09%) Information Security Management
11 15 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 13 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.36%) SQL
2 18 (10.91%) PHP
3 14 (8.48%) Perl
4 12 (7.27%) Python
5 8 (4.85%) C#
6 6 (3.64%) Java
6 6 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.42%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (51.52%) CISSP
2 62 (37.58%) CISM
3 30 (18.18%) Degree
4 26 (15.76%) CISA
5 16 (9.70%) IISP
6 15 (9.09%) PCI QSA
7 12 (7.27%) GSNA
8 10 (6.06%) ISACA
9 9 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (4.85%) CCNP
11 7 (4.24%) SANS
12 6 (3.64%) CEH
12 6 (3.64%) CHFI
12 6 (3.64%) Postgraduate
13 5 (3.03%) MCSE
13 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (1.82%) CCNA
14 3 (1.82%) HND
14 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (61.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.64%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.64%) ISO22301
3 4 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.82%) COBIT
4 3 (1.82%) SAS 70
4 3 (1.82%) SLA
5 2 (1.21%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (1.21%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.61%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.61%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.61%) QA
6 1 (0.61%) Val IT
System Software
1 24 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.64%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (8.48%) SCOM
2 12 (7.27%) Nagios
2 12 (7.27%) OpenNMS
2 12 (7.27%) Puppet
2 12 (7.27%) RANCID
2 12 (7.27%) SCCM
3 10 (6.06%) QRadar
4 8 (4.85%) Cacti
Vendors
1 30 (18.18%) Cisco
2 23 (13.94%) Juniper
3 20 (12.12%) VMware
4 17 (10.30%) ArcSight
5 16 (9.70%) Splunk
6 12 (7.27%) Brocade
6 12 (7.27%) CheckPoint
6 12 (7.27%) Ericsson
6 12 (7.27%) Foundry
6 12 (7.27%) Huawei
6 12 (7.27%) ZyXEL
7 11 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 9 (5.45%) GFI Software
9 6 (3.64%) Apple
9 6 (3.64%) LANDesk
10 5 (3.03%) Citrix
11 4 (2.42%) Oracle
12 3 (1.82%) Intel
13 2 (1.21%) Avaya
13 2 (1.21%) HP
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