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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 211 216 225
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 31 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.25% 5.38% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 28
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £40,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
591 576 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.49% 7.87% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 481 477 460
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,825 £22,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +17 16 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Cheshire +4 11 £47,500 -9.52%
Merseyside +1 4 £47,500 +38.68% 2
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 21 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (32.14%) Information Security
2 18 (32.14%) ITIL
3 16 (28.57%) CISSP
3 16 (28.57%) Finance
4 15 (26.79%) Firewall
5 14 (25.00%) Windows
6 12 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (19.64%) Retail
7 11 (19.64%) Linux
8 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
8 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.29%) VoIP
9 8 (14.29%) VMware
9 8 (14.29%) EnCE
9 8 (14.29%) ISMS
9 8 (14.29%) SIEM
10 7 (12.50%) Degree
10 7 (12.50%) CISM
10 7 (12.50%) NetApp
10 7 (12.50%) SQL
11 6 (10.71%) SAN
11 6 (10.71%) Apple
11 6 (10.71%) Data Security
11 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
11 6 (10.71%) Content Management
11 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
12 5 (8.93%) Marketing
12 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (7.14%) Apache
1 4 (7.14%) SAS
2 2 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.79%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) Firewall
2 8 (14.29%) VoIP
3 6 (10.71%) SAN
4 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.14%) DNS
4 4 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (5.36%) WAN
5 3 (5.36%) DHCP
6 2 (3.57%) LAN
6 2 (3.57%) MPLS
6 2 (3.57%) VLAN
7 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) Ant
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Retail
3 5 (8.93%) Marketing
3 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.57%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Security Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Administrator
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Technician
4 5 (8.93%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) DBA
5 4 (7.14%) Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (7.14%) Security Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Web Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Security Officer
6 3 (5.36%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Junior Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Junior
6 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) HTML
1 5 (8.93%) CSS
2 4 (7.14%) XML
3 3 (5.36%) WCF
3 3 (5.36%) JSON
3 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.36%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) SOAP
3 3 (5.36%) Web Services
4 2 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.79%) Django
5 1 (1.79%) HTML5
5 1 (1.79%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) Spring
5 1 (1.79%) Java EE
5 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.79%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Replication
2 4 (7.14%) Clustering
2 4 (7.14%) Telematics
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.36%) UNIX
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.79%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Information Security
1 18 (32.14%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (14.29%) ISMS
3 8 (14.29%) SIEM
4 6 (10.71%) Data Security
4 6 (10.71%) Content Management
5 4 (7.14%) Web Development
5 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.36%) Security Management
6 3 (5.36%) Information Security Management
7 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.57%) SOA
7 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.57%) Project Management
7 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.14%) Java
3 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.36%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) C++
4 3 (5.36%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) C
5 2 (3.57%) Perl
5 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.79%) Jython
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) CISSP
2 8 (14.29%) EnCE
3 7 (12.50%) Degree
3 7 (12.50%) CISM
4 4 (7.14%) HND
4 4 (7.14%) CCNA
4 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) ISSAP
5 3 (5.36%) ISSMP
5 3 (5.36%) CISMP
6 2 (3.57%) MCSE
6 2 (3.57%) MCSA
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.57%) CCSP
6 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.79%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.36%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) COBIT
2 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (5.36%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) Xen
4 3 (5.36%) NFS
5 2 (3.57%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) VMware
3 7 (12.50%) NetApp
4 6 (10.71%) Apple
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle
6 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco
7 3 (5.36%) Citrix
8 2 (3.57%) HP
8 2 (3.57%) IBM
9 1 (1.79%) JBoss
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