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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 126 132 139
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 6 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.59% 0.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.17% 5.84% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 14
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £32,500 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%

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
144 291 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.41% 10.07% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 85 173 215
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,200 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +14 3 - - 1
Edinburgh -7 3 £55,000 +4.76% 3
PCI DSS
UK

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 31 (91.18%) CISSP
2 30 (88.24%) Information Security
2 30 (88.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (61.76%) CISM
4 20 (58.82%) Degree
5 19 (55.88%) Performance Management
6 18 (52.94%) Security Operations
7 17 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
8 16 (47.06%) IIS
8 16 (47.06%) Security Operations Centre
8 16 (47.06%) Compliance Management
8 16 (47.06%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 16 (47.06%) IISP
8 16 (47.06%) Security Architecture
8 16 (47.06%) Splunk
8 16 (47.06%) Portfolio Management
8 16 (47.06%) ArcSight
8 16 (47.06%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (47.06%) Data Centre
9 15 (44.12%) Network Security
10 14 (41.18%) Project Management
11 10 (29.41%) CISA
12 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
12 9 (26.47%) Law
12 9 (26.47%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
13 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
14 7 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
15 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
15 6 (17.65%) Malware Detection/Protection

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 16 (47.06%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Network Security
2 6 (17.65%) DHCP
2 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (26.47%) Law
2 5 (14.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Consultant
1 17 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 15 (44.12%) Information Security Consultant
3 14 (41.18%) Network Consultant
3 14 (41.18%) Network Security Consultant
4 8 (23.53%) Architect
4 8 (23.53%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (23.53%) Senior Security Consultant
5 7 (20.59%) Security Manager
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 6 (17.65%) Security Architect
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Network Consultant
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Network Security Consultant
7 4 (11.76%) IT Manager
7 4 (11.76%) IT Security Manager
8 3 (8.82%) Compliance Manager
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Architect
9 2 (5.88%) Information Architect
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Information Architect
10 1 (2.94%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Data Centre
1 16 (47.06%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Unix
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Information Security
2 19 (55.88%) Performance Management
3 18 (52.94%) Security Operations
4 17 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
5 16 (47.06%) Compliance Management
5 16 (47.06%) Portfolio Management
5 16 (47.06%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 16 (47.06%) Security Architecture
5 16 (47.06%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (41.18%) Project Management
7 9 (26.47%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
7 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
8 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
9 7 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (17.65%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 5 (14.71%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
13 3 (8.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (91.18%) CISSP
2 21 (61.76%) CISM
3 20 (58.82%) Degree
4 16 (47.06%) IISP
5 10 (29.41%) CISA
6 6 (17.65%) CEH
7 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) CISMP
8 1 (2.94%) CRISC
8 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (88.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.76%) GDPR
3 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.94%) COBIT
4 1 (2.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) ArcSight
1 16 (47.06%) Splunk
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Cognos
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
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