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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 131 151 142
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 29 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.93% 0.52% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.53% 5.88% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 8
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,350 £45,000 £42,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,750 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
385 306 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.40% 8.81% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 218 204 164
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,875 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 +21 21 £50,000 -13.04% 2
West Lothian - 8 - -
PCI DSS
UK

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 34 (87.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (64.10%) CISSP
3 24 (61.54%) Coaching
4 22 (56.41%) Degree
4 22 (56.41%) Project Management
5 21 (53.85%) Performance Management
5 21 (53.85%) Security Architecture
5 21 (53.85%) Splunk
5 21 (53.85%) Portfolio Management
5 21 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
6 20 (51.28%) ArcSight
6 20 (51.28%) Mentoring
7 18 (46.15%) Test Strategy
7 18 (46.15%) IIS
7 18 (46.15%) Service Management
8 17 (43.59%) Information Security
9 16 (41.03%) Finance
10 10 (25.64%) Law
10 10 (25.64%) Risk Management
11 8 (20.51%) Supplier Management
11 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (15.38%) ITIL
13 4 (10.26%) Remedy
13 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
13 4 (10.26%) Analytics
13 4 (10.26%) Cyber Security
14 3 (7.69%) Cryptography
14 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
14 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
14 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 18 (46.15%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) LAN
1 3 (7.69%) WLAN
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Law
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Consultant
2 18 (46.15%) Security Consultant
3 12 (30.77%) Security Manager
4 11 (28.21%) Information Security Manager
4 11 (28.21%) Information Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Security Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Applications Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Cryptography
3 3 (7.69%) SCADA
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) UNIX
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Coaching
2 22 (56.41%) Project Management
3 21 (53.85%) Performance Management
3 21 (53.85%) Security Architecture
3 21 (53.85%) Portfolio Management
3 21 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (51.28%) Mentoring
5 18 (46.15%) Test Strategy
5 18 (46.15%) Service Management
6 17 (43.59%) Information Security
7 10 (25.64%) Risk Management
8 8 (20.51%) Supplier Management
9 6 (15.38%) ITIL
10 4 (10.26%) Analytics
10 4 (10.26%) Cyber Security
11 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
11 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance
11 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (7.69%) Benchmarking
12 1 (2.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) CISSP
2 22 (56.41%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) MBA
3 3 (7.69%) CISA
3 3 (7.69%) CISM
4 2 (5.13%) VCP4
5 1 (2.56%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (87.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.69%) COBIT
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Splunk
2 20 (51.28%) ArcSight
3 4 (10.26%) Remedy
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee
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