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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 157 154 159
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 10 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.25% 0.062%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.56% 2.71% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Average salary £60,750 £43,750 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £39,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,750 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -5.26%
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
390 295 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.96% 9.39% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 255 152 182
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 1 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 3 £51,500 +3.00% 3
Glasgow -6 2 £39,000 -17.89%
West Lothian - 2 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) Coaching
4 4 (30.77%) Splunk
4 4 (30.77%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) IIS
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) SIEM
6 2 (15.38%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 2 (15.38%) Law
6 2 (15.38%) Data Security

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (30.77%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) SMTP
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Security Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Security Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Information Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
2 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Coaching
3 4 (30.77%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) SIEM
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) Data Security
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Splunk
1 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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QA Apprenticeships
Salary: 12,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £74000 - £79000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago