The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 38 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 26 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 5.04% 1.74% 1.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.00% 12.50% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 8
Average salary £55,000 £49,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% +0.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,600 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
PCI DSS
Berkshire

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 Slough region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
100 88 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 19.38% 13.90% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 86 65 76
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £31,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Slough region.

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Slough

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Slough region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Slough

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 40 (70.18%) Windows
1 40 (70.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 39 (68.42%) Network Security
3 34 (59.65%) SCCM
3 34 (59.65%) Data Security
3 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
4 32 (56.14%) Finance
5 29 (50.88%) Websense
6 24 (42.11%) Change Management
6 24 (42.11%) F5
6 24 (42.11%) ServiceNow
6 24 (42.11%) Kalman Filter
7 22 (38.60%) Juniper
7 22 (38.60%) Cisco
8 18 (31.58%) ARCserve
8 18 (31.58%) DHCP
8 18 (31.58%) DNS
8 18 (31.58%) IIS
8 18 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (29.82%) Change Control
9 17 (29.82%) MS Office
9 17 (29.82%) MS Visio
9 17 (29.82%) McAfee
9 17 (29.82%) ISA Server
10 16 (28.07%) KVM
11 15 (26.32%) CCNA
11 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (22.81%) Firewall
12 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (31.58%) IIS
2 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) MS Office
1 17 (29.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) PaaS
1 7 (12.28%) IaaS
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (68.42%) Network Security
2 18 (31.58%) DHCP
2 18 (31.58%) DNS
3 13 (22.81%) Firewall
4 6 (10.53%) SSL
4 6 (10.53%) tcpdump
5 5 (8.77%) NetScreen
5 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (56.14%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (28.07%) Server Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Security Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Principle Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Operations Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Network Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.75%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 40 (70.18%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (19.30%) UNIX
4 10 (17.54%) Linux
5 8 (14.04%) Ubuntu
5 8 (14.04%) CentOS
6 2 (3.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Data Security
2 24 (42.11%) Change Management
2 24 (42.11%) Kalman Filter
3 17 (29.82%) Change Control
4 12 (21.05%) ITIL
5 9 (15.79%) Supplier Management
6 8 (14.04%) SIEM
6 8 (14.04%) Information Security
6 8 (14.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (7.02%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (7.02%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.51%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.51%) Test Management
8 2 (3.51%) Brand Management
8 2 (3.51%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.51%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (1.75%) Data Management
9 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.75%) Security Architecture
9 1 (1.75%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) Perl
1 8 (14.04%) PHP
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
1 8 (14.04%) Python
1 8 (14.04%) Ruby
1 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) CCNA
1 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.04%) CEH
2 8 (14.04%) OSCP
2 8 (14.04%) OSCE
3 7 (12.28%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (12.28%) CISSP
4 5 (8.77%) CCNP
5 2 (3.51%) RHCE
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) CISA
6 1 (1.75%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (70.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (14.04%) HIPAA
3 5 (8.77%) GPG13
4 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (29.82%) ISA Server
4 16 (28.07%) KVM
5 11 (19.30%) Snort
6 6 (10.53%) Nmap
7 5 (8.77%) Squid
Systems Management
1 34 (59.65%) SCCM
2 18 (31.58%) ARCserve
3 6 (10.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) Websense
2 24 (42.11%) F5
2 24 (42.11%) ServiceNow
3 22 (38.60%) Cisco
3 22 (38.60%) Juniper
4 17 (29.82%) McAfee
5 11 (19.30%) Oracle
6 6 (10.53%) Imperva
6 6 (10.53%) Sophos
6 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.77%) Blue Coat
7 5 (8.77%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.75%) EMC