The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 121 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 20 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 0.90% 1.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.25% 7.64% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 18
Average salary £67,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.75% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £33,500 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £50,000 £83,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
PCI DSS
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
276 288 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.14% 11.76% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 190 169 168
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Reading region.

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Reading

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Reading

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 40 (75.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (66.04%) Information Security
3 28 (52.83%) Security Management
4 27 (50.94%) Finance
5 26 (49.06%) Data Protection
6 25 (47.17%) Information Security Management
7 23 (43.40%) Cyber Security
8 22 (41.51%) Security Cleared
8 22 (41.51%) ITIL
9 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
9 19 (35.85%) Data Protection Act
10 18 (33.96%) ISMS
11 16 (30.19%) Telecoms
12 13 (24.53%) Matrix Management
13 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
13 12 (22.64%) Risk Management
14 11 (20.75%) Firewall
14 11 (20.75%) CISSP
15 10 (18.87%) Business Continuity
15 10 (18.87%) BS25999
15 10 (18.87%) PCI QSA
16 9 (16.98%) Banking
16 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
17 8 (15.09%) Windows
18 7 (13.21%) Legal
18 7 (13.21%) Advertising
18 7 (13.21%) Freedom of Information
19 6 (11.32%) Retail
19 6 (11.32%) Quality Management
19 6 (11.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (5.66%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Firewall
2 4 (7.55%) WAN
2 4 (7.55%) MPLS
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
General
1 27 (50.94%) Finance
2 16 (30.19%) Telecoms
3 9 (16.98%) Banking
4 7 (13.21%) Legal
4 7 (13.21%) Advertising
5 6 (11.32%) Retail
6 4 (7.55%) Law
7 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Security Manager
2 15 (28.30%) Consultant
3 13 (24.53%) Security Consultant
4 10 (18.87%) Information Manager
4 10 (18.87%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Security Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Security Advisor
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Cyber Security Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Security Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Risk Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Governance Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Security Assurance Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Compliance Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
3 7 (13.21%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (7.55%) CESG
4 4 (7.55%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Solaris
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Information Security
2 28 (52.83%) Security Management
3 26 (49.06%) Data Protection
4 25 (47.17%) Information Security Management
5 23 (43.40%) Cyber Security
6 22 (41.51%) ITIL
7 18 (33.96%) ISMS
8 13 (24.53%) Matrix Management
9 12 (22.64%) Risk Management
10 10 (18.87%) Business Continuity
11 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
12 6 (11.32%) Quality Management
13 5 (9.43%) Change Management
13 5 (9.43%) Data Management
13 5 (9.43%) SIEM
13 5 (9.43%) Data Governance
13 5 (9.43%) Analytics
14 4 (7.55%) Vulnerability Management
14 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
14 4 (7.55%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
3 11 (20.75%) CISSP
4 10 (18.87%) PCI QSA
5 4 (7.55%) CCNA
5 4 (7.55%) CITP
5 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.55%) CISMP
5 4 (7.55%) JNCIA
5 4 (7.55%) MBCS
6 3 (5.66%) Degree
6 3 (5.66%) CISA
6 3 (5.66%) CEH
6 3 (5.66%) OSCP
6 3 (5.66%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (75.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (18.87%) BS25999
3 6 (11.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (9.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.89%) COSO
5 1 (1.89%) COBIT
5 1 (1.89%) QA
5 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Juniper
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) HP
2 4 (7.55%) VMware
3 3 (5.66%) Splunk
3 3 (5.66%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.89%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.89%) Huawei
4 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.89%) Qualys
4 1 (1.89%) F5
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec