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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 42 47 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +25
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 19 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.33% 3.75% 0.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.65% 21.74% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 1
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -56.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
92 92 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 16.14% 17.26% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 70 78 49
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £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 24 April 2015.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Slough

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Firewall
3 22 (64.71%) Linux
4 14 (41.18%) SLA
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (35.29%) FlexPod
6 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
6 12 (35.29%) Coaching
6 12 (35.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 12 (35.29%) Problem Management
6 12 (35.29%) Risk Analysis
6 12 (35.29%) vSphere
6 12 (35.29%) FCoE
6 12 (35.29%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (35.29%) e-Health
6 12 (35.29%) IBM
6 12 (35.29%) Ethernet
6 12 (35.29%) ITIL
6 12 (35.29%) SAN
6 12 (35.29%) CA
7 11 (32.35%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (32.35%) Network Security
8 10 (29.41%) Change Management
8 10 (29.41%) SQL
8 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Cloud
9 9 (26.47%) Cyber Security
9 9 (26.47%) Python

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (17.65%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
1 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (67.65%) Firewall
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (35.29%) FCoE
3 12 (35.29%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (35.29%) Ethernet
3 12 (35.29%) SAN
4 11 (32.35%) Network Security
5 6 (17.65%) DNS
5 6 (17.65%) DHCP
6 5 (14.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.94%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) IPsec
7 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.94%) VoIP
7 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.94%) VPN
7 1 (2.94%) SSL
7 1 (2.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Support Engineer
1 10 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
1 10 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Server Support
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Incident Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Incident Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Server Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Compliance Manager
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) e-Health
1 12 (35.29%) FlexPod
2 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.71%) CLARiiON
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
1 12 (35.29%) Problem Management
1 12 (35.29%) Risk Analysis
1 12 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
1 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
1 12 (35.29%) Coaching
2 11 (32.35%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Change Management
4 9 (26.47%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (26.47%) Cyber Security
5 7 (20.59%) Reverse Engineering
5 7 (20.59%) Data Security
6 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 6 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (14.71%) Security Architecture
8 4 (11.76%) SIEM
8 4 (11.76%) Data Analytics
8 4 (11.76%) Analytics
9 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) Python
3 8 (23.53%) Ruby
3 8 (23.53%) Perl
3 8 (23.53%) PHP
3 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) CISSP
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.76%) CISM
5 3 (8.82%) Degree
5 3 (8.82%) CCIE
6 2 (5.88%) CISA
6 2 (5.88%) OSCP
6 2 (5.88%) OSCE
6 2 (5.88%) CEH
7 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.94%) CHFI
7 1 (2.94%) CCSP
7 1 (2.94%) CCNP
7 1 (2.94%) CCNA
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.94%) MCP
7 1 (2.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) SLA
2 9 (26.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (26.47%) HIPAA
3 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (2.94%) COSO
4 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) vSphere
2 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) IBM
2 12 (35.29%) CA
3 9 (26.47%) NetApp
3 9 (26.47%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) ServiceNow
5 6 (17.65%) McAfee
5 6 (17.65%) Websense
6 5 (14.71%) EMC
6 5 (14.71%) F5
7 2 (5.88%) Juniper
7 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.94%) Avaya
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds