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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 54 36 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 20 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.00% 5.28% 2.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 38.75% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 11
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
80 80 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 11.99% 13.63% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 73 61 73
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 22 December 2014.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Slough

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 36 (87.80%) Network Security
2 35 (85.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 32 (78.05%) Data Security
4 28 (68.29%) Change Management
4 28 (68.29%) ServiceNow
5 26 (63.41%) Finance
5 26 (63.41%) Cisco
6 25 (60.98%) Windows
7 24 (58.54%) Juniper
8 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
8 22 (53.66%) SCCM
9 21 (51.22%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (51.22%) DNS
9 21 (51.22%) DHCP
10 20 (48.78%) Websense
11 18 (43.90%) Kalman Filter
12 16 (39.02%) ARCserve
12 16 (39.02%) IIS
12 16 (39.02%) F5
13 15 (36.59%) Firewall
14 14 (34.15%) ITIL
14 14 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (29.27%) CCNA
15 12 (29.27%) CheckPoint
16 11 (26.83%) ISA Server
16 11 (26.83%) McAfee
16 11 (26.83%) CCNP
16 11 (26.83%) UNIX

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 16 (39.02%) IIS
2 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Office
1 11 (26.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (87.80%) Network Security
2 21 (51.22%) DHCP
2 21 (51.22%) DNS
3 15 (36.59%) Firewall
4 14 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (24.39%) VPN
6 10 (24.39%) IPsec
6 10 (24.39%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (24.39%) OSPF
6 10 (24.39%) BGP
6 10 (24.39%) SSL
6 10 (24.39%) VoIP
7 9 (21.95%) Wireless
8 6 (14.63%) WAN
8 6 (14.63%) LAN
9 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.88%) SAN
10 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
10 2 (4.88%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (63.41%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Games
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Server Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Server Support
3 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.20%) Operations Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Security Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Server Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) CLARiiON
2 2 (4.88%) e-Health
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) UNIX
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Debian
4 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.88%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Data Security
2 28 (68.29%) Change Management
3 18 (43.90%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (34.15%) ITIL
5 10 (24.39%) Change Control
5 10 (24.39%) Network Management
6 9 (21.95%) Supplier Management
7 8 (19.51%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
9 3 (7.32%) Information Security
10 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.88%) Coaching
10 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.88%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (4.88%) Test Management
10 2 (4.88%) Brand Management
10 2 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (2.44%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) CCNA
1 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.83%) CCNP
3 9 (21.95%) CCSP
3 9 (21.95%) JNCIA
4 7 (17.07%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) OSCP
6 2 (4.88%) OSCE
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.88%) CISA
6 2 (4.88%) CISSP
6 2 (4.88%) CEH
6 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.44%) MCP
7 1 (2.44%) MCSE
7 1 (2.44%) CISM
7 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (85.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 2 (4.88%) GPG13
4 1 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 21 (51.22%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (26.83%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.88%) Snort
4 2 (4.88%) Squid
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (53.66%) SCCM
2 16 (39.02%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) ServiceNow
2 26 (63.41%) Cisco
3 24 (58.54%) Juniper
4 20 (48.78%) Websense
5 16 (39.02%) F5
6 12 (29.27%) CheckPoint
7 11 (26.83%) McAfee
7 11 (26.83%) Oracle
8 10 (24.39%) Avaya
8 10 (24.39%) SolarWinds
9 9 (21.95%) EMC
10 2 (4.88%) IBM
10 2 (4.88%) CA
10 2 (4.88%) NetApp
10 2 (4.88%) VMware
10 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
10 2 (4.88%) Sourcefire
11 1 (2.44%) Microsoft