The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 140 127 179
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +52
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 18 32 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 1.01% 0.074%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.86% 8.14% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 3
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -6.77%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
PCI DSS
UK

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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
307 393 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.75% 12.36% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 176 243 220
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,250 £58,900
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Scotland

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Scotland

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 15 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Glasgow -5 3 - - 1
PCI DSS
UK

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 37 (97.37%) CISSP
2 33 (86.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (86.84%) Data Centre
3 31 (81.58%) Security Architecture
4 29 (76.32%) Splunk
4 29 (76.32%) Portfolio Management
4 29 (76.32%) ArcSight
4 29 (76.32%) Performance Management
4 29 (76.32%) Security Operations
4 29 (76.32%) Vulnerability Management
5 28 (73.68%) Security Operations Centre
5 28 (73.68%) IISP
5 28 (73.68%) IIS
5 28 (73.68%) Degree
6 20 (52.63%) Network Security
7 19 (50.00%) Test Strategy
7 19 (50.00%) Project Management
8 18 (47.37%) Law
8 18 (47.37%) SIEM
8 18 (47.37%) QRadar
9 11 (28.95%) CISM
10 10 (26.32%) CHFI
10 10 (26.32%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (26.32%) CEH
10 10 (26.32%) ECSA
11 5 (13.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (13.16%) Firewall
11 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (73.68%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) Network Security
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 18 (47.37%) Law
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Consultant
1 29 (76.32%) Security Consultant
2 11 (28.95%) IT Consultant
2 11 (28.95%) IT Security Consultant
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Consultant
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Security Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Security Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Senior IT Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Senior IT Security Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 33 (86.84%) Data Centre
2 28 (73.68%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (13.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Security Architecture
2 29 (76.32%) Performance Management
2 29 (76.32%) Portfolio Management
2 29 (76.32%) Security Operations
2 29 (76.32%) Vulnerability Management
3 19 (50.00%) Project Management
3 19 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 18 (47.37%) SIEM
5 10 (26.32%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (10.53%) Information Security
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.26%) Security Management
9 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.63%) Information Security Management
10 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) Perl
1 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (97.37%) CISSP
2 28 (73.68%) Degree
2 28 (73.68%) IISP
3 11 (28.95%) CISM
4 10 (26.32%) CEH
4 10 (26.32%) CHFI
4 10 (26.32%) ECSA
5 5 (13.16%) CCNP
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.89%) CCIE
6 3 (7.89%) JNCIE
7 2 (5.26%) GCIA
7 2 (5.26%) GCIH
7 2 (5.26%) SSCP
8 1 (2.63%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (86.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 18 (47.37%) QRadar
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) ArcSight
1 29 (76.32%) Splunk
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco
2 3 (7.89%) F5
2 3 (7.89%) Juniper
3 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
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