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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 135 121 110
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 9 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.71% 1.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.42% 6.44% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 16
Average salary £67,500 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.82% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £33,500 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
263 264 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.76% 11.06% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 191 157 154
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 July 2015.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Reading

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 39 (81.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (70.83%) Information Security
3 27 (56.25%) Security Management
4 25 (52.08%) Data Protection
5 24 (50.00%) Finance
5 24 (50.00%) Information Security Management
6 21 (43.75%) Security Cleared
7 20 (41.67%) Cyber Security
8 19 (39.58%) ITIL
9 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
9 18 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
10 17 (35.42%) ISMS
11 14 (29.17%) Telecoms
12 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
12 12 (25.00%) Matrix Management
13 11 (22.92%) CISSP
14 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
14 10 (20.83%) Business Continuity
14 10 (20.83%) BS25999
14 10 (20.83%) PCI QSA
15 9 (18.75%) Firewall
16 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
17 7 (14.58%) Freedom of Information
17 7 (14.58%) Banking
18 6 (12.50%) Advertising
18 6 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 6 (12.50%) Windows
19 5 (10.42%) Legal
19 5 (10.42%) SaaS
19 5 (10.42%) SIEM

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
2 2 (4.17%) MPLS
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Telecoms
3 7 (14.58%) Banking
4 6 (12.50%) Advertising
5 5 (10.42%) Legal
6 4 (8.33%) Law
6 4 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 15 (31.25%) Consultant
3 13 (27.08%) Security Consultant
4 9 (18.75%) Information Manager
4 9 (18.75%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Security Advisor
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Cyber Security Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Risk Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.58%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (8.33%) CESG
4 4 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Solaris
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Information Security
2 27 (56.25%) Security Management
3 25 (52.08%) Data Protection
4 24 (50.00%) Information Security Management
5 20 (41.67%) Cyber Security
6 19 (39.58%) ITIL
7 17 (35.42%) ISMS
8 12 (25.00%) Matrix Management
8 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 10 (20.83%) Business Continuity
10 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 5 (10.42%) SIEM
12 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 4 (8.33%) Coaching
12 4 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
12 4 (8.33%) Quality Management
12 4 (8.33%) Security Architecture
13 3 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.92%) CISSP
4 10 (20.83%) PCI QSA
5 4 (8.33%) CITP
5 4 (8.33%) CISMP
5 4 (8.33%) MBCS
6 3 (6.25%) Degree
6 3 (6.25%) CISA
6 3 (6.25%) CEH
6 3 (6.25%) OSCP
6 3 (6.25%) OSCE
7 2 (4.17%) CCNA
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.17%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (81.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (20.83%) BS25999
3 6 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (6.25%) Data Quality
5 1 (2.08%) COSO
5 1 (2.08%) COBIT
5 1 (2.08%) QA
5 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Juniper
1 3 (6.25%) Splunk
1 3 (6.25%) ArcSight
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) HP
2 2 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.08%) Huawei
3 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.08%) Qualys
3 1 (2.08%) F5
3 1 (2.08%) Symantec
3 1 (2.08%) LogRhythm