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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 103 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 42 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.64% 1.56% 1.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.97% 14.96% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 20
Average salary £45,000 £62,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +68.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £41,850
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
351 254 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.74% 10.41% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 220 178 198
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 22 October 2014.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Reading

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 32 (54.24%) ITIL
2 20 (33.90%) SQL
2 20 (33.90%) Service Management
3 19 (32.20%) Change Management
3 19 (32.20%) VPN
4 17 (28.81%) Cisco
4 17 (28.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (28.81%) SaaS
5 15 (25.42%) Firewall
6 14 (23.73%) Retail
7 12 (20.34%) Information Security
8 11 (18.64%) LAN
8 11 (18.64%) CISSP
8 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
8 11 (18.64%) Network Security
8 11 (18.64%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (16.95%) Juniper
9 10 (16.95%) Windows
9 10 (16.95%) Linux
9 10 (16.95%) WAN
10 9 (15.25%) DNS
10 9 (15.25%) F5
10 9 (15.25%) COBIT
11 8 (13.56%) SIEM
11 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
12 7 (11.86%) EPoS
12 7 (11.86%) Fortinet
12 7 (11.86%) Project Planning
12 7 (11.86%) Banking
12 7 (11.86%) Games

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.78%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) VPN
2 15 (25.42%) Firewall
3 11 (18.64%) LAN
3 11 (18.64%) Network Security
3 11 (18.64%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (16.95%) WAN
5 9 (15.25%) DNS
6 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
7 6 (10.17%) Junos
7 6 (10.17%) NetScreen
7 6 (10.17%) SSL
8 5 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (6.78%) IPsec
9 4 (6.78%) DHCP
10 3 (5.08%) MPLS
11 2 (3.39%) Internet
11 2 (3.39%) BGP
11 2 (3.39%) OSPF
11 2 (3.39%) RIP
12 1 (1.69%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (23.73%) Retail
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
2 7 (11.86%) Games
3 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.47%) Marketing
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Support Specialist
2 9 (15.25%) Consultant
2 9 (15.25%) Security Consultant
2 9 (15.25%) Network Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Applications Specialist
3 8 (13.56%) Applications Support
3 8 (13.56%) Applications Support Specialist
4 7 (11.86%) Products Support Specialist
4 7 (11.86%) Product Specialist
5 6 (10.17%) Lead Network Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Systems Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Principal Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Principal Security Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Sales Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) EPoS
2 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.47%) Statistics
3 3 (5.08%) CESG
4 2 (3.39%) SecurID
5 1 (1.69%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
1 10 (16.95%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.08%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) CentOS
4 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) ITIL
2 20 (33.90%) Service Management
3 19 (32.20%) Change Management
4 12 (20.34%) Information Security
5 8 (13.56%) SIEM
6 7 (11.86%) Project Planning
7 6 (10.17%) Project Management
7 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.47%) TOGAF
8 5 (8.47%) Resource Management
9 4 (6.78%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Quality Management
10 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.08%) Cyber Security
10 3 (5.08%) Analytics
11 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.39%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) CISSP
2 6 (10.17%) CISM
2 6 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.47%) CCIE
3 5 (8.47%) CCDP
3 5 (8.47%) CISA
3 5 (8.47%) CRISC
3 5 (8.47%) PCI QSA
4 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) CCNP
5 3 (5.08%) SSCP
5 3 (5.08%) IRCA
5 3 (5.08%) Degree
5 3 (5.08%) GCIA
5 3 (5.08%) GCIH
6 2 (3.39%) OSCP
6 2 (3.39%) OSCE
6 2 (3.39%) BC Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (15.25%) COBIT
3 5 (8.47%) QA
4 3 (5.08%) SLA
5 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Snort
3 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) WSUS
2 3 (5.08%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.69%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Cisco
2 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
3 10 (16.95%) Juniper
4 9 (15.25%) F5
5 7 (11.86%) Fortinet
6 5 (8.47%) Sourcefire
7 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.78%) HP
7 4 (6.78%) Dell
8 3 (5.08%) Websense
8 3 (5.08%) McAfee
9 2 (3.39%) Tufin
9 2 (3.39%) AlgoSec
9 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.39%) Symantec
9 2 (3.39%) IBM
10 1 (1.69%) Citrix
10 1 (1.69%) EMC
10 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
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