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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 148 136 176
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +40
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 13 30 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.95% 0.079%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.56% 7.14% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 3
Median salary £51,250 £47,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.32% -26.53%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
285 420 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.06% 13.34% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 160 286 199
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 26 June 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 -2 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Renfrewshire - 4 £60,000 -
Glasgow -22 1 - -
PCI DSS
UK

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 45 (100.00%) CISSP
2 41 (91.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (82.22%) Degree
4 35 (77.78%) Security Architecture
4 35 (77.78%) Data Centre
5 34 (75.56%) Security Operations
6 31 (68.89%) Security Operations Centre
6 31 (68.89%) IISP
6 31 (68.89%) Splunk
6 31 (68.89%) Portfolio Management
6 31 (68.89%) ArcSight
6 31 (68.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 31 (68.89%) Performance Management
6 31 (68.89%) IIS
7 21 (46.67%) Project Management
7 21 (46.67%) Law
7 21 (46.67%) Test Strategy
8 18 (40.00%) SIEM
9 17 (37.78%) Network Security
9 17 (37.78%) CISM
10 16 (35.56%) QRadar
11 14 (31.11%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
12 10 (22.22%) CEH
12 10 (22.22%) CHFI
12 10 (22.22%) Information Security
12 10 (22.22%) ECSA
13 7 (15.56%) CISA
13 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
14 6 (13.33%) Security Management

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 31 (68.89%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) Network Security
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 21 (46.67%) Law
2 6 (13.33%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Consultant
1 37 (82.22%) Security Consultant
2 14 (31.11%) Senior Consultant
2 14 (31.11%) Senior Security Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Information Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Principal Security Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Senior IT Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Senior IT Security Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 35 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 31 (68.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.89%) CESG
4 4 (8.89%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (8.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.22%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Security Architecture
2 34 (75.56%) Security Operations
3 31 (68.89%) Performance Management
3 31 (68.89%) Portfolio Management
3 31 (68.89%) Vulnerability Management
4 21 (46.67%) Project Management
4 21 (46.67%) Test Strategy
5 18 (40.00%) SIEM
6 14 (31.11%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (22.22%) Information Security
8 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
9 6 (13.33%) Security Management
10 5 (11.11%) Information Security Management
11 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
11 4 (8.89%) Information Assurance
11 4 (8.89%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (6.67%) ITIL
13 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
13 2 (4.44%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Perl
1 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) CISSP
2 37 (82.22%) Degree
3 31 (68.89%) IISP
4 17 (37.78%) CISM
5 10 (22.22%) CEH
5 10 (22.22%) CHFI
5 10 (22.22%) ECSA
6 7 (15.56%) CISA
7 4 (8.89%) CCNP
7 4 (8.89%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (8.89%) CLAS
7 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.44%) CCIE
8 2 (4.44%) GCIA
8 2 (4.44%) GCIH
8 2 (4.44%) JNCIE
8 2 (4.44%) PCI QSA
8 2 (4.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (91.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.67%) COBIT
3 2 (4.44%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) ArcSight
1 31 (68.89%) Splunk
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco
2 2 (4.44%) F5
2 2 (4.44%) Juniper