The first table below looks at the demand for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 175 156 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 3 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.074% 0.29% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.96% 3.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £57,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.27%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
312 267 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.70% 8.57% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 200 142 140
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,650 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PCI DSS
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PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -22 2 £57,000 -5.00% 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (96.15%) Information Security
2 19 (73.08%) CISSP
3 17 (65.38%) Finance
4 16 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (50.00%) CISA
5 13 (50.00%) CISM
6 9 (34.62%) Security Management
6 9 (34.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
8 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity
8 7 (26.92%) Change Management
9 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
10 5 (19.23%) Data Security
10 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (19.23%) COBIT
10 5 (19.23%) Benchmarking
10 5 (19.23%) ITIL
10 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity Management
10 5 (19.23%) Information Assurance
11 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
11 4 (15.38%) Banking
11 4 (15.38%) Data Management
11 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
12 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
12 3 (11.54%) Release Management
12 3 (11.54%) Degree

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (3.85%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) IPsec
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Information Manager
1 15 (57.69%) Security Manager
1 15 (57.69%) Information Security Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Information Security Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) Security Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Security Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) IT Security Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Advisor
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Debian
1 1 (3.85%) Fedora
1 1 (3.85%) CentOS
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Information Security
2 9 (34.62%) Security Management
2 9 (34.62%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity
4 7 (26.92%) Change Management
5 5 (19.23%) Data Security
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (19.23%) Benchmarking
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (19.23%) Information Assurance
6 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 4 (15.38%) Data Management
6 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Release Management
7 3 (11.54%) Database Security
7 3 (11.54%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
1 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
1 3 (11.54%) VBScript
1 3 (11.54%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) CISSP
2 13 (50.00%) CISA
2 13 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (19.23%) COBIT
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) SmokePing
1 1 (3.85%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) JBoss
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat