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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England / North West
Rank 154 174 202
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +28
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 92 63 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.56% 1.16% 0.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.55% 9.74% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 72 47 45
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%

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
679 647 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.50% 11.89% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 522 500 579
Median salary £41,646 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +7 66 £50,750 -3.33% 6
Cheshire +23 17 £60,000 +42.85% 3
Lancashire -8 4 £52,500 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 85 (48.30%) Information Security
2 71 (40.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (40.34%) CISSP
3 57 (32.39%) CISM
4 46 (26.14%) Firewall
5 45 (25.57%) Security Operations
6 44 (25.00%) Degree
7 43 (24.43%) Internet
8 41 (23.30%) SQL
9 38 (21.59%) Network Security
10 37 (21.02%) DNS
11 33 (18.75%) Cisco
11 33 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 29 (16.48%) Cisco Certification
12 29 (16.48%) Security Monitoring
13 28 (15.91%) Data Centre
14 27 (15.34%) Security Architecture
15 25 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (14.20%) CCNP
15 25 (14.20%) Vulnerability Management
16 24 (13.64%) Puppet
16 24 (13.64%) ITIL
17 23 (13.07%) Management Information System
17 23 (13.07%) Active Directory
17 23 (13.07%) Network Management
17 23 (13.07%) Security Operations Centre
18 22 (12.50%) Splunk
18 22 (12.50%) Broadband
18 22 (12.50%) Ethernet
18 22 (12.50%) IIS

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 22 (12.50%) IIS
2 14 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.98%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.70%) SAS
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) JBoss
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.80%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.66%) SaaS
3 14 (7.95%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (7.95%) Amazon S3
4 11 (6.25%) IaaS
4 11 (6.25%) PaaS
5 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (26.14%) Firewall
2 43 (24.43%) Internet
3 38 (21.59%) Network Security
4 37 (21.02%) DNS
5 22 (12.50%) Broadband
5 22 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 22 (12.50%) TACACS
6 20 (11.36%) VoIP
6 20 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (7.95%) NAS
7 14 (7.95%) SAN
7 14 (7.95%) WAN
8 13 (7.39%) Asterisk PBX
8 13 (7.39%) IPv6
9 12 (6.82%) BGP
10 11 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (6.25%) MPLS
11 9 (5.11%) LAN
12 7 (3.98%) SNMP
13 6 (3.41%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.95%) Amazon Redshift
3 14 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (7.95%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.84%) MySQL
6 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.57%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (9.66%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.27%) Checkstyle
3 4 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.27%) Maven
3 4 (2.27%) NUnit
3 4 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (11.93%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.23%) Law
3 13 (7.39%) Finance
4 10 (5.68%) Marketing
5 8 (4.55%) Retail
6 7 (3.98%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.84%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (17.05%) Consultant
1 30 (17.05%) Security Consultant
1 30 (17.05%) Security Manager
2 26 (14.77%) Information Security Consultant
3 24 (13.64%) DBA
3 24 (13.64%) Information Security Manager
4 22 (12.50%) Information Manager
5 21 (11.93%) SQL DBA
6 19 (10.80%) Network Consultant
6 19 (10.80%) Network Security Consultant
7 17 (9.66%) Administrator
7 17 (9.66%) Analyst
8 16 (9.09%) Security Analyst
9 14 (7.95%) Senior DBA
9 14 (7.95%) Senior SQL DBA
10 13 (7.39%) Designer
10 13 (7.39%) Network Designer
10 13 (7.39%) Network Engineer
11 12 (6.82%) Information Analyst
11 12 (6.82%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.25%) .NET
1 11 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 11 (6.25%) jQuery
2 7 (3.98%) AngularJS
2 7 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (3.41%) XML
4 5 (2.84%) CSS
4 5 (2.84%) SOAP
4 5 (2.84%) Web Services
5 4 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (2.27%) D3.js
5 4 (2.27%) ELK Stack
5 4 (2.27%) Node.js
5 4 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.57%) HornetQ
6 1 (0.57%) JSON
6 1 (0.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 23 (13.07%) Management Information System
2 23 (13.07%) Security Operations Centre
3 18 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.39%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.11%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (5.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (4.55%) Driving Licence
7 7 (3.98%) iPad
7 7 (3.98%) Statistics
8 6 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.14%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.57%) Blog
10 1 (0.57%) CESG
10 1 (0.57%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.57%) IVR
10 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.68%) Linux
2 9 (5.11%) Windows
3 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.14%) CentOS
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (48.30%) Information Security
2 45 (25.57%) Security Operations
3 29 (16.48%) Security Monitoring
4 27 (15.34%) Security Architecture
5 25 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (14.20%) Vulnerability Management
6 24 (13.64%) ITIL
7 23 (13.07%) Network Management
8 21 (11.93%) Compliance Management
8 21 (11.93%) Data Modelling
8 21 (11.93%) Performance Management
8 21 (11.93%) Portfolio Management
8 21 (11.93%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 21 (11.93%) Risk Management
9 20 (11.36%) DevOps
10 19 (10.80%) Configuration Management
10 19 (10.80%) Security Management
11 18 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (10.23%) Information Security Management
11 18 (10.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.30%) SQL
2 18 (10.23%) PHP
3 15 (8.52%) PowerShell
4 14 (7.95%) Python
5 13 (7.39%) Perl
6 10 (5.68%) C#
7 7 (3.98%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.98%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.84%) Java
9 4 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (40.34%) CISSP
2 57 (32.39%) CISM
3 44 (25.00%) Degree
4 29 (16.48%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (14.20%) CCNP
6 21 (11.93%) IISP
7 10 (5.68%) CISA
7 10 (5.68%) CISMP
8 9 (5.11%) CEH
8 9 (5.11%) JNCIP
8 9 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (4.55%) PCI QSA
9 8 (4.55%) Postgraduate
9 8 (4.55%) SANS
10 7 (3.98%) CCNA
10 7 (3.98%) MCSA
11 6 (3.41%) ISSAP
12 5 (2.84%) Security Cleared
13 4 (2.27%) CHFI
14 3 (1.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (40.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.25%) QA
2 11 (6.25%) SLA
3 6 (3.41%) ISO22301
4 4 (2.27%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.70%) SAS 70
6 2 (1.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 23 (13.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.95%) VMware ESX
2 14 (7.95%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.57%) Gluster
3 1 (0.57%) iptables
3 1 (0.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (13.64%) Puppet
2 19 (10.80%) Nagios
3 18 (10.23%) OpenNMS
3 18 (10.23%) RANCID
3 18 (10.23%) SCCM
4 15 (8.52%) SCOM
5 6 (3.41%) Cacti
6 4 (2.27%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.57%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.57%) Graylog
8 1 (0.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.57%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 33 (18.75%) Cisco
2 22 (12.50%) Ericsson
2 22 (12.50%) Huawei
2 22 (12.50%) Juniper
2 22 (12.50%) Splunk
3 21 (11.93%) ArcSight
4 18 (10.23%) VMware
5 13 (7.39%) Brocade
5 13 (7.39%) Foundry
5 13 (7.39%) ZyXEL
6 10 (5.68%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.27%) HP
7 4 (2.27%) Intel
8 3 (1.70%) Meraki
8 3 (1.70%) Oracle
8 3 (1.70%) ProCurve
9 2 (1.14%) Dell
9 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.57%) BT
10 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
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