The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 126 126 117
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 13 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.52% 0.61% 1.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.78% 7.60% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 21
Average salary £40,000 £62,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.27%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
272 171 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.90% 8.01% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 183 131 251
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PCI DSS
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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 18 April 2014.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Reading

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (74.07%) Information Security
2 18 (66.67%) Finance
3 16 (59.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (51.85%) Data Protection
5 13 (48.15%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
5 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
5 13 (48.15%) ITIL
6 12 (44.44%) Information Security Management
6 12 (44.44%) Security Management
6 12 (44.44%) Cyber Security
7 11 (40.74%) ISMS
8 9 (33.33%) Matrix Management
9 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
9 8 (29.63%) Change Management
9 8 (29.63%) SQL
10 7 (25.93%) Network Security
11 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
11 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 5 (18.52%) CISSP
12 5 (18.52%) Data Security
12 5 (18.52%) CISM
12 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
12 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 5 (18.52%) Windows
12 5 (18.52%) DHCP
12 5 (18.52%) DNS
13 4 (14.81%) Cisco
13 4 (14.81%) Linux
13 4 (14.81%) .NET

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Network Security
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
4 2 (7.41%) SNMP
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) SSL
4 2 (7.41%) IPv4
4 2 (7.41%) IPv6
4 2 (7.41%) 3G
4 2 (7.41%) MPLS
4 2 (7.41%) OSPF
4 2 (7.41%) BGP
4 2 (7.41%) DSL
4 2 (7.41%) L2TP
4 2 (7.41%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Security Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Information Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) CGI
3 2 (7.41%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) CLARiiON
4 2 (7.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Information Security
2 14 (51.85%) Data Protection
3 13 (48.15%) ITIL
4 12 (44.44%) Information Security Management
4 12 (44.44%) Security Management
4 12 (44.44%) Cyber Security
5 11 (40.74%) ISMS
6 9 (33.33%) Matrix Management
7 8 (29.63%) Change Management
8 5 (18.52%) Data Security
9 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.81%) Database Security
9 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
10 3 (11.11%) Release Management
10 3 (11.11%) Brand Management
10 3 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 2 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) VBScript
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) CISSP
2 5 (18.52%) CISM
3 4 (14.81%) CISA
4 2 (7.41%) CCIE
4 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) CCIP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.41%) PCI QSA
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) IAG
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (11.11%) ISA Server
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
1 3 (11.11%) ARCserve
2 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
1 4 (14.81%) Huawei
2 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 3 (11.11%) F5
2 3 (11.11%) Websense
2 3 (11.11%) McAfee
2 3 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
3 2 (7.41%) BT
3 2 (7.41%) ZyXEL
3 2 (7.41%) Draytek
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Primavera