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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 142 169 158
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 27 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.38% 0.96% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
366 313 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.48% 8.42% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 246 192 121
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 - 22 £35,000 -
Glasgow +11 7 £65,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £62,000 -
PCI DSS
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 52 (91.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (75.44%) CISSP
3 39 (68.42%) Degree
4 37 (64.91%) Project Management
5 31 (54.39%) Security Architecture
6 30 (52.63%) Data Centre
7 29 (50.88%) Splunk
7 29 (50.88%) ArcSight
7 29 (50.88%) Vulnerability Management
7 29 (50.88%) Performance Management
8 27 (47.37%) Information Security
9 23 (40.35%) IIS
9 23 (40.35%) Portfolio Management
10 22 (38.60%) Test Strategy
11 21 (36.84%) Finance
12 20 (35.09%) Law
13 19 (33.33%) Coaching
14 18 (31.58%) Mentoring
14 18 (31.58%) Service Management
15 17 (29.82%) CISM
16 15 (26.32%) ITIL
16 15 (26.32%) Cyber Security
17 14 (24.56%) COBIT
18 12 (21.05%) CISA
18 12 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
19 11 (19.30%) Cryptography
19 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
19 11 (19.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (19.30%) Data Protection
19 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (40.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) LAN
1 6 (10.53%) WLAN
2 4 (7.02%) Network Security
3 3 (5.26%) Intranet
3 3 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 20 (35.09%) Law
3 11 (19.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Consultant
2 22 (38.60%) Security Consultant
3 11 (19.30%) Security Manager
4 10 (17.54%) Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Security Analyst
5 9 (15.79%) Information Manager
5 9 (15.79%) Information Security Manager
6 8 (14.04%) Splunk Consultant
7 7 (12.28%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (10.53%) Senior Security Consultant
8 6 (10.53%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 6 (10.53%) Senior Manager
8 6 (10.53%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 6 (10.53%) Cyber Security Manager
9 5 (8.77%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (8.77%) IT Consultant
9 5 (8.77%) Information Analyst
9 5 (8.77%) IT Security Consultant
9 5 (8.77%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 30 (52.63%) Data Centre
2 11 (19.30%) Cryptography
2 11 (19.30%) SCADA
2 11 (19.30%) Mobile Payment
3 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) UNIX
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) Project Management
2 31 (54.39%) Security Architecture
3 29 (50.88%) Performance Management
3 29 (50.88%) Vulnerability Management
4 27 (47.37%) Information Security
5 23 (40.35%) Portfolio Management
6 22 (38.60%) Test Strategy
7 19 (33.33%) Coaching
8 18 (31.58%) Mentoring
8 18 (31.58%) Service Management
9 15 (26.32%) ITIL
9 15 (26.32%) Cyber Security
10 12 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (19.30%) Data Protection
11 11 (19.30%) Information Assurance
12 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
13 8 (14.04%) Security Management
14 7 (12.28%) Business Continuity
15 6 (10.53%) Benchmarking
16 5 (8.77%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (75.44%) CISSP
2 39 (68.42%) Degree
3 17 (29.82%) CISM
4 12 (21.05%) CISA
5 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.53%) MBA
6 6 (10.53%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (5.26%) CISMP
8 1 (1.75%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (91.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (24.56%) COBIT
3 1 (1.75%) COSO
3 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) Splunk
1 29 (50.88%) ArcSight
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Remedy