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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 50 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 16 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.68% 4.42% 1.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 32.14% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 4
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.19%
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 84 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 13.42% 13.75% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 73 74 48
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 March 2015.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Slough

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 22 (62.86%) Windows
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
1 22 (62.86%) Network Security
2 21 (60.00%) Change Management
2 21 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 21 (60.00%) Cisco
3 20 (57.14%) Data Security
3 20 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (57.14%) ServiceNow
4 15 (42.86%) Finance
5 12 (34.29%) Linux
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (31.43%) Juniper
7 10 (28.57%) SAN
7 10 (28.57%) CA
7 10 (28.57%) OSPF
7 10 (28.57%) McAfee
7 10 (28.57%) BGP
7 10 (28.57%) Websense
7 10 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 10 (28.57%) ISA Server
7 10 (28.57%) IPsec
7 10 (28.57%) Avaya
7 10 (28.57%) CCNA
7 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 10 (28.57%) IBM
7 10 (28.57%) DHCP
7 10 (28.57%) Ethernet
7 10 (28.57%) MS Office

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
1 9 (25.71%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Office
1 10 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
1 22 (62.86%) Network Security
2 20 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (28.57%) SAN
3 10 (28.57%) OSPF
3 10 (28.57%) BGP
3 10 (28.57%) IPsec
3 10 (28.57%) DHCP
3 10 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 10 (28.57%) VoIP
3 10 (28.57%) VPN
3 10 (28.57%) DNS
3 10 (28.57%) SSL
3 10 (28.57%) FCoE
3 10 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (25.71%) Wireless
5 6 (17.14%) LAN
5 6 (17.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Server Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Server Support
3 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Server Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Network Support
7 1 (2.86%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) FlexPod
1 10 (28.57%) e-Health
2 9 (25.71%) CLARiiON
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Change Management
2 20 (57.14%) Data Security
3 10 (28.57%) ITIL
3 10 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 10 (28.57%) Coaching
3 10 (28.57%) Network Management
3 10 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 10 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
4 9 (25.71%) Change Control
5 8 (22.86%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.71%) Test Management
7 2 (5.71%) OWASP
8 1 (2.86%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.86%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (2.86%) Business Development
8 1 (2.86%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) CCNA
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (25.71%) JNCIA
3 9 (25.71%) CCSP
3 9 (25.71%) CCNP
4 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) CISSP
5 2 (5.71%) OSCP
5 2 (5.71%) OSCE
5 2 (5.71%) VCP4
5 2 (5.71%) CEH
6 1 (2.86%) CHFI
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) MCSE
6 1 (2.86%) CISA
6 1 (2.86%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (28.57%) SLA
3 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.86%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) ISA Server
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 10 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM
2 9 (25.71%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Cisco
2 20 (57.14%) ServiceNow
3 11 (31.43%) Juniper
4 10 (28.57%) CA
4 10 (28.57%) McAfee
4 10 (28.57%) Websense
4 10 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 10 (28.57%) Avaya
4 10 (28.57%) IBM
4 10 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 9 (25.71%) F5
5 9 (25.71%) EMC
5 9 (25.71%) VMware
5 9 (25.71%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft