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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 155 202 233
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +31
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 96 63 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.53% 0.93% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.50% 8.74% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 87 42 18
Median salary £53,000 £46,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.21% +3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £19,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,750 £52,950
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -
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
662 721 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.57% 10.65% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 521 585 626
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,700 £55,000
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 25 September 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 September 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 +30 82 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Cheshire +27 7 £27,500 -36.78%
Merseyside -14 5 £45,000 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £33,500 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 97 (57.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (50.59%) CISSP
3 74 (43.53%) Information Security
4 63 (37.06%) CISM
5 44 (25.88%) Firewall
6 36 (21.18%) Degree
7 32 (18.82%) Cisco
8 31 (18.24%) SIEM
8 31 (18.24%) Data Centre
9 30 (17.65%) SQL
10 29 (17.06%) Security Operations
11 27 (15.88%) Vulnerability Management
11 27 (15.88%) Internet
12 26 (15.29%) DNS
13 25 (14.71%) Project Management
13 25 (14.71%) Active Directory
13 25 (14.71%) CISA
13 25 (14.71%) Management Information System
13 25 (14.71%) Network Security
14 23 (13.53%) Splunk
14 23 (13.53%) Security Architecture
14 23 (13.53%) Juniper
14 23 (13.53%) VoIP
14 23 (13.53%) ITIL
15 22 (12.94%) IIS
15 22 (12.94%) VMware
15 22 (12.94%) Portfolio Management
15 22 (12.94%) ArcSight
15 22 (12.94%) Performance Management
15 22 (12.94%) Cybersecurity

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 (12.94%) IIS
2 12 (7.06%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (3.53%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.76%) Apache
5 3 (1.76%) SAS
6 2 (1.18%) nginx
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 44 (25.88%) Firewall
2 27 (15.88%) Internet
3 26 (15.29%) DNS
4 25 (14.71%) Network Security
5 23 (13.53%) VoIP
6 20 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (9.41%) SAN
8 14 (8.24%) Broadband
8 14 (8.24%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (8.24%) Ethernet
8 14 (8.24%) IPv6
8 14 (8.24%) TACACS
8 14 (8.24%) VPN
8 14 (8.24%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (7.06%) Asterisk PBX
10 11 (6.47%) MPLS
11 10 (5.88%) NAS
12 9 (5.29%) IP Telephony
12 9 (5.29%) SNMP
12 9 (5.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (7.06%) NoSQL
2 12 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (4.12%) MySQL
5 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.18%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.59%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.59%) Looker
7 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.35%) Checkstyle
3 4 (2.35%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.35%) Maven
3 4 (2.35%) NUnit
3 4 (2.35%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (12.35%) Telecoms
2 19 (11.18%) Finance
3 18 (10.59%) Marketing
4 16 (9.41%) Law
5 10 (5.88%) Legal
6 9 (5.29%) Retail
7 3 (1.76%) Back Office
8 2 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (24.71%) Consultant
2 38 (22.35%) Security Consultant
3 25 (14.71%) Analyst
4 22 (12.94%) Security Analyst
4 22 (12.94%) Security Manager
5 17 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 17 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 15 (8.82%) DBA
6 15 (8.82%) Information Security Manager
6 15 (8.82%) IT Manager
7 13 (7.65%) Administrator
7 13 (7.65%) Information Security Consultant
8 12 (7.06%) Developer
8 12 (7.06%) Senior DBA
8 12 (7.06%) Senior SQL DBA
8 12 (7.06%) SQL DBA
9 11 (6.47%) Network Consultant
9 11 (6.47%) Network Security Consultant
9 11 (6.47%) PCI DSS Consultant
10 10 (5.88%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.29%) jQuery
2 8 (4.71%) .NET
2 8 (4.71%) ASP.NET
2 8 (4.71%) Web Services
3 7 (4.12%) XML
4 6 (3.53%) SOAP
5 5 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.35%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (2.35%) CSS
6 4 (2.35%) D3.js
6 4 (2.35%) Node.js
6 4 (2.35%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.18%) LAMP
7 2 (1.18%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.59%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.59%) HornetQ
8 1 (0.59%) HTML
8 1 (0.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.24%) Data Centre
2 25 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 22 (12.94%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (2.35%) User Experience
5 3 (1.76%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.18%) Blog
6 2 (1.18%) BYOD
6 2 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.18%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.18%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.59%) CESG
7 1 (0.59%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.59%) EPoS
7 1 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.41%) Windows
2 10 (5.88%) Linux
2 10 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.53%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (43.53%) Information Security
2 31 (18.24%) SIEM
3 29 (17.06%) Security Operations
4 27 (15.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 25 (14.71%) Project Management
6 23 (13.53%) ITIL
6 23 (13.53%) Security Architecture
7 22 (12.94%) Compliance Management
7 22 (12.94%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (12.94%) Performance Management
7 22 (12.94%) Portfolio Management
7 22 (12.94%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 20 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (11.18%) Security Management
10 18 (10.59%) Data Loss Prevention
10 18 (10.59%) Risk Management
11 16 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (8.82%) DevOps
12 15 (8.82%) Test Strategy
13 14 (8.24%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.65%) SQL
2 21 (12.35%) PHP
3 16 (9.41%) Perl
4 14 (8.24%) Python
5 11 (6.47%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.71%) C#
7 7 (4.12%) Java
8 4 (2.35%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.76%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.76%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (50.59%) CISSP
2 63 (37.06%) CISM
3 36 (21.18%) Degree
4 25 (14.71%) CISA
5 22 (12.94%) IISP
6 16 (9.41%) PCI QSA
7 12 (7.06%) GSNA
8 10 (5.88%) CCNP
8 10 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (5.29%) CEH
9 9 (5.29%) ISACA
9 9 (5.29%) SANS
10 7 (4.12%) CHFI
10 7 (4.12%) Postgraduate
11 5 (2.94%) MCSE
11 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.76%) HND
12 3 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (1.18%) CCNA
13 2 (1.18%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (57.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.53%) ISO22301
3 3 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.76%) SAS 70
3 3 (1.76%) SLA
4 2 (1.18%) COBIT
4 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.18%) QA
5 1 (0.59%) GPG13
5 1 (0.59%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.59%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 25 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 10 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.76%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.59%) Gluster
5 1 (0.59%) iptables
5 1 (0.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (10.59%) SCOM
2 15 (8.82%) Nagios
2 15 (8.82%) Puppet
3 14 (8.24%) OpenNMS
3 14 (8.24%) RANCID
3 14 (8.24%) SCCM
4 10 (5.88%) QRadar
5 8 (4.71%) Cacti
6 1 (0.59%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.59%) Graylog
6 1 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.59%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 32 (18.82%) Cisco
2 23 (13.53%) Juniper
2 23 (13.53%) Splunk
3 22 (12.94%) ArcSight
3 22 (12.94%) VMware
4 14 (8.24%) Brocade
4 14 (8.24%) Ericsson
4 14 (8.24%) Foundry
4 14 (8.24%) Huawei
4 14 (8.24%) ZyXEL
5 10 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 9 (5.29%) GFI Software
7 8 (4.71%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.53%) Apple
8 6 (3.53%) LANDesk
9 5 (2.94%) Citrix
10 4 (2.35%) HP
10 4 (2.35%) Oracle
11 3 (1.76%) Intel
11 3 (1.76%) Meraki
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