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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 125 124 118
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 19 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.74% 0.96% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.97% 9.72% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 16
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
318 247 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.45% 9.93% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 142 176 159
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £63,750 £72,500
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 24 December 2014.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Reading

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (62.50%) ITIL
2 22 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (35.71%) Service Management
3 20 (35.71%) Change Management
4 17 (30.36%) Cisco
4 17 (30.36%) Information Security
4 17 (30.36%) SaaS
5 16 (28.57%) SQL
5 16 (28.57%) CISSP
5 16 (28.57%) Retail
6 15 (26.79%) VPN
6 15 (26.79%) Firewall
7 12 (21.43%) Banking
8 11 (19.64%) CheckPoint
8 11 (19.64%) COBIT
8 11 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (19.64%) SIEM
9 10 (17.86%) Juniper
9 10 (17.86%) CISA
9 10 (17.86%) CISM
9 10 (17.86%) Games
9 10 (17.86%) Network Security
9 10 (17.86%) CRISC
10 9 (16.07%) PCI QSA
11 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
11 8 (14.29%) Manufacturing
11 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (14.29%) TOGAF
11 8 (14.29%) F5
12 7 (12.50%) Finance

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (1.79%) Apache
1 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) VPN
1 15 (26.79%) Firewall
2 11 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (17.86%) Network Security
4 6 (10.71%) Junos
4 6 (10.71%) SSL
4 6 (10.71%) NetScreen
5 5 (8.93%) LAN
6 4 (7.14%) WAN
6 4 (7.14%) IPsec
6 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.36%) MPLS
8 2 (3.57%) OSPF
8 2 (3.57%) BGP
8 2 (3.57%) Internet
8 2 (3.57%) DNS
8 2 (3.57%) RIP
9 1 (1.79%) ISDN
9 1 (1.79%) DHCP
9 1 (1.79%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (28.57%) Retail
2 12 (21.43%) Banking
3 10 (17.86%) Games
4 8 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 7 (12.50%) Finance
6 5 (8.93%) Marketing
7 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
8 2 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Consultant
1 15 (26.79%) Support Specialist
1 15 (26.79%) Security Consultant
2 9 (16.07%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
3 8 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 8 (14.29%) Applications Support Specialist
4 7 (12.50%) Products Support Specialist
4 7 (12.50%) Product Specialist
5 6 (10.71%) Lead Network Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Principal Security Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.93%) CESG
3 2 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (3.57%) SecurID
3 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.57%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) UNIX
4 2 (3.57%) CentOS
4 2 (3.57%) Debian
4 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) ITIL
2 20 (35.71%) Service Management
2 20 (35.71%) Change Management
3 17 (30.36%) Information Security
4 11 (19.64%) SIEM
5 8 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.50%) Cyber Security
7 5 (8.93%) Analytics
7 5 (8.93%) Quality Management
7 5 (8.93%) Project Planning
7 5 (8.93%) Resource Management
8 4 (7.14%) Information Security Management
8 4 (7.14%) Security Management
9 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.36%) Time Management
9 3 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.79%) C
3 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) CISSP
2 10 (17.86%) CISA
2 10 (17.86%) CISM
2 10 (17.86%) CRISC
3 9 (16.07%) PCI QSA
4 7 (12.50%) Degree
5 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (8.93%) CCDP
6 5 (8.93%) CCIE
7 4 (7.14%) CCNP
7 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.36%) SSCP
8 3 (5.36%) GCIA
8 3 (5.36%) GCIH
8 3 (5.36%) IRCA
9 2 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (3.57%) CCSP
9 2 (3.57%) CEH
9 2 (3.57%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (19.64%) COBIT
3 3 (5.36%) SLA
3 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.79%) QA
5 1 (1.79%) BS25999
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Snort
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.79%) WSUS
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Cisco
2 11 (19.64%) CheckPoint
3 10 (17.86%) Juniper
4 8 (14.29%) F5
5 7 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 5 (8.93%) Sourcefire
7 4 (7.14%) HP
7 4 (7.14%) Dell
8 2 (3.57%) IBM
8 2 (3.57%) Symantec
8 2 (3.57%) McAfee
8 2 (3.57%) Websense
8 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.57%) AlgoSec
8 2 (3.57%) Tufin
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.79%) Citrix