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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 159 225 240
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +15
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 73 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.32% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.20% 3.80% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 68 21 20
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £85,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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
514 658 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.28% 10.32% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 406 523 496
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,275
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +24 39 £50,000 - 9
Cheshire +51 12 £41,250 -13.15%
Lancashire - 6 £38,000 - 1
Merseyside +2 3 £45,125 +0.27% 1
Cumbria - 2 - -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 92 (75.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (54.92%) CISSP
3 48 (39.34%) Information Security
4 44 (36.07%) CISM
5 31 (25.41%) Security Management
6 26 (21.31%) Firewall
6 26 (21.31%) SIEM
7 25 (20.49%) Cisco
8 24 (19.67%) CISA
9 23 (18.85%) Project Management
10 22 (18.03%) Cybersecurity
11 21 (17.21%) Windows
12 20 (16.39%) ITIL
12 20 (16.39%) Degree
12 20 (16.39%) Network Security
12 20 (16.39%) Data Centre
13 19 (15.57%) Management Information System
14 18 (14.75%) Risk Management
14 18 (14.75%) SQL
15 17 (13.93%) Marketing
15 17 (13.93%) Security Operations
16 16 (13.11%) Mentoring
16 16 (13.11%) Vulnerability Management
16 16 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (13.11%) Finance
17 15 (12.30%) Active Directory
17 15 (12.30%) Juniper
17 15 (12.30%) PCI QSA
18 14 (11.48%) Security Architecture
18 14 (11.48%) Law

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 13 (10.66%) IIS
2 8 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (4.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.64%) Apache
4 2 (1.64%) nginx
4 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.82%) Confluence
5 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.82%) MS Office
1 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.46%) Office 365
2 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.31%) Firewall
2 20 (16.39%) Network Security
3 16 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (9.02%) VoIP
5 9 (7.38%) MPLS
6 8 (6.56%) DNS
7 7 (5.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (5.74%) VPN
8 6 (4.92%) Internet
8 6 (4.92%) IP Telephony
8 6 (4.92%) SAN
9 5 (4.10%) BGP
9 5 (4.10%) Broadband
9 5 (4.10%) Ethernet
9 5 (4.10%) IPv6
9 5 (4.10%) OSPF
9 5 (4.10%) SNMP
9 5 (4.10%) TACACS
9 5 (4.10%) VRRP
9 5 (4.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.56%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.56%) Neo4j
2 8 (6.56%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.64%) Looker
4 2 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (13.93%) Marketing
2 16 (13.11%) Finance
3 14 (11.48%) Law
4 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
5 9 (7.38%) Legal
5 9 (7.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (27.05%) Consultant
2 28 (22.95%) Security Consultant
3 21 (17.21%) Analyst
4 19 (15.57%) Security Analyst
5 12 (9.84%) IT Consultant
5 12 (9.84%) IT Security Consultant
5 12 (9.84%) Security Manager
6 11 (9.02%) Information Analyst
6 11 (9.02%) Information Security Analyst
7 10 (8.20%) IT Manager
8 8 (6.56%) DBA
8 8 (6.56%) Information Officer
8 8 (6.56%) Information Security Officer
8 8 (6.56%) Security Advisor
8 8 (6.56%) Security Officer
8 8 (6.56%) Senior DBA
8 8 (6.56%) Senior SQL DBA
8 8 (6.56%) SQL DBA
9 7 (5.74%) IT Analyst
9 7 (5.74%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.10%) Web Services
2 3 (2.46%) LAMP
3 2 (1.64%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.64%) XML
4 1 (0.82%) .NET
4 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.82%) HTML
4 1 (0.82%) jQuery
4 1 (0.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.39%) Data Centre
2 19 (15.57%) Management Information System
3 14 (11.48%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (3.28%) EPoS
4 4 (3.28%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (3.28%) User Experience
5 3 (2.46%) Contactless
5 3 (2.46%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.46%) EMV
6 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.64%) BYOD
6 2 (1.64%) CESG
6 2 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.64%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.64%) PKI
7 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.82%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.21%) Windows
2 13 (10.66%) Linux
3 9 (7.38%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.92%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.34%) Information Security
2 31 (25.41%) Security Management
3 26 (21.31%) SIEM
4 23 (18.85%) Project Management
5 22 (18.03%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (16.39%) ITIL
7 18 (14.75%) Risk Management
8 17 (13.93%) Security Operations
9 16 (13.11%) Mentoring
9 16 (13.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (11.48%) Information Security Management
10 14 (11.48%) Security Architecture
11 13 (10.66%) Performance Management
11 13 (10.66%) Portfolio Management
11 13 (10.66%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (10.66%) Service Delivery
11 13 (10.66%) Test Strategy
12 12 (9.84%) Business Continuity
13 11 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (9.02%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.75%) SQL
2 8 (6.56%) Perl
3 7 (5.74%) PHP
4 6 (4.92%) Python
5 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.64%) Java
7 1 (0.82%) C#
7 1 (0.82%) Ruby
7 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (54.92%) CISSP
2 44 (36.07%) CISM
3 24 (19.67%) CISA
4 20 (16.39%) Degree
5 15 (12.30%) PCI QSA
6 13 (10.66%) IISP
7 11 (9.02%) GSNA
8 6 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.92%) SANS
9 5 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.46%) CCNP
11 3 (2.46%) ISACA
12 2 (1.64%) CCIE
12 2 (1.64%) CCNA
12 2 (1.64%) CLAS
12 2 (1.64%) MCSE
12 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (75.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.38%) ISO 9001
3 6 (4.92%) ISO22301
4 3 (2.46%) COBIT
4 3 (2.46%) QA
4 3 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.64%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (1.64%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.82%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.82%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.82%) Val IT
System Software
1 15 (12.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (10.66%) QRadar
2 6 (4.92%) Puppet
3 5 (4.10%) Cacti
3 5 (4.10%) Nagios
3 5 (4.10%) OpenNMS
3 5 (4.10%) RANCID
3 5 (4.10%) SCCM
3 5 (4.10%) SCOM
4 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (20.49%) Cisco
2 15 (12.30%) Juniper
3 14 (11.48%) VMware
4 13 (10.66%) ArcSight
4 13 (10.66%) CheckPoint
4 13 (10.66%) Splunk
5 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.38%) GFI Software
7 6 (4.92%) Apple
7 6 (4.92%) LANDesk
8 5 (4.10%) Brocade
8 5 (4.10%) Citrix
8 5 (4.10%) Ericsson
8 5 (4.10%) Foundry
8 5 (4.10%) Huawei
8 5 (4.10%) ZyXEL
9 4 (3.28%) Oracle
10 3 (2.46%) F5
11 2 (1.64%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.64%) ScanSafe
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