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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 46 40 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 15 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.78% 5.35% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.07% 27.55% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 5
Average salary £52,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
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
83 98 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.40% 19.41% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 48 82 55
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 May 2015.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Slough

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Linux
2 23 (79.31%) Firewall
3 14 (48.28%) SLA
3 14 (48.28%) Data Centre
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco
4 13 (44.83%) Risk Analysis
5 12 (41.38%) Problem Management
5 12 (41.38%) e-Health
5 12 (41.38%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (41.38%) vSphere
5 12 (41.38%) FCoE
5 12 (41.38%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (41.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (41.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (41.38%) IBM
5 12 (41.38%) SAN
5 12 (41.38%) CA
5 12 (41.38%) Ethernet
5 12 (41.38%) ITIL
5 12 (41.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 12 (41.38%) FlexPod
5 12 (41.38%) Mentoring
5 12 (41.38%) Coaching
6 10 (34.48%) Enterprise Cloud
6 10 (34.48%) SQL
6 10 (34.48%) Python
7 9 (31.03%) HIPAA
7 9 (31.03%) Cyber Security

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (41.38%) Ethernet
2 12 (41.38%) SAN
2 12 (41.38%) FCoE
2 12 (41.38%) Fibre Channel
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (17.24%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Military
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Support Engineer
1 10 (34.48%) 2nd Line Support
1 10 (34.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Security Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Incident Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Security Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Compliance Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Governance Manager
6 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Data Centre
2 12 (41.38%) FlexPod
2 12 (41.38%) e-Health
3 10 (34.48%) Enterprise Cloud
4 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
5 5 (17.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
7 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Risk Analysis
2 12 (41.38%) Problem Management
2 12 (41.38%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (41.38%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (41.38%) Mentoring
2 12 (41.38%) Coaching
3 9 (31.03%) Ethical Hacking
3 9 (31.03%) Cyber Security
4 7 (24.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 7 (24.14%) Incident Management
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) SIEM
5 5 (17.24%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (13.79%) Data Analytics
6 4 (13.79%) Analytics
6 4 (13.79%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Service Management
7 3 (10.34%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
1 10 (34.48%) Python
2 9 (31.03%) Ruby
2 9 (31.03%) Perl
2 9 (31.03%) PHP
3 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) CISSP
4 4 (13.79%) CISM
5 3 (10.34%) CCIE
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
6 2 (6.90%) OSCP
6 2 (6.90%) OSCE
6 2 (6.90%) CISA
6 2 (6.90%) CEH
7 1 (3.45%) CHFI
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.45%) MCP
7 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) SLA
2 9 (31.03%) HIPAA
3 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (13.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (3.45%) QA
5 1 (3.45%) COSO
5 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nessus
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) IBM
2 12 (41.38%) CA
3 9 (31.03%) NetApp
3 9 (31.03%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) McAfee
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Juniper
5 1 (3.45%) Websense
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) LogLogic
5 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow