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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 50 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 19 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.23% 4.37% 1.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.03% 30.86% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 6
Average salary £42,000 £49,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £46,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.08%
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
73 81 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.39% 14.16% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 67 51 79
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £59,000 £61,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 42 (84.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 42 (84.00%) Network Security
2 38 (76.00%) Data Security
3 32 (64.00%) Change Management
3 32 (64.00%) Finance
3 32 (64.00%) ServiceNow
4 30 (60.00%) Windows
5 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
5 28 (56.00%) SCCM
6 26 (52.00%) Cisco
6 26 (52.00%) Juniper
7 25 (50.00%) Websense
8 22 (44.00%) DNS
8 22 (44.00%) DHCP
8 22 (44.00%) Kalman Filter
8 22 (44.00%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (36.00%) F5
10 17 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (34.00%) CCNA
11 16 (32.00%) IIS
11 16 (32.00%) ARCserve
12 15 (30.00%) McAfee
12 15 (30.00%) Firewall
12 15 (30.00%) MS Office
12 15 (30.00%) MS Visio
12 15 (30.00%) ISA Server
13 13 (26.00%) Change Control
13 13 (26.00%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (24.00%) SSL
14 12 (24.00%) CCNP

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (32.00%) IIS
2 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Office
1 15 (30.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) PaaS
1 4 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (84.00%) Network Security
2 22 (44.00%) DHCP
2 22 (44.00%) DNS
3 15 (30.00%) Firewall
4 13 (26.00%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (24.00%) SSL
6 10 (20.00%) OSPF
6 10 (20.00%) BGP
6 10 (20.00%) VoIP
6 10 (20.00%) IPsec
6 10 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (20.00%) VPN
6 10 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (18.00%) Wireless
8 6 (12.00%) LAN
8 6 (12.00%) WAN
9 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (6.00%) NetScreen
9 3 (6.00%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (4.00%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (64.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Server Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Server Support
4 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.00%) Operations Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Network Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Server Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Principle Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.00%) UNIX
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.00%) CentOS
4 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (8.00%) Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (76.00%) Data Security
2 32 (64.00%) Change Management
3 22 (44.00%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (26.00%) Change Control
5 12 (24.00%) ITIL
6 10 (20.00%) Network Management
7 9 (18.00%) Supplier Management
8 8 (16.00%) Project Management
9 4 (8.00%) Information Security
9 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
10 2 (4.00%) SIEM
10 2 (4.00%) Test Management
10 2 (4.00%) Brand Management
10 2 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (2.00%) Data Management
11 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
11 1 (2.00%) Security Architecture
11 1 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) Perl
1 2 (4.00%) PHP
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
1 2 (4.00%) Python
1 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (4.00%) Ruby
1 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) CCNA
1 17 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (24.00%) CCNP
3 9 (18.00%) CCSP
3 9 (18.00%) JNCIA
4 7 (14.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (8.00%) OSCP
5 4 (8.00%) OSCE
5 4 (8.00%) CEH
6 3 (6.00%) CISSP
7 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) CISA
8 1 (2.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (84.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.00%) GPG13
3 2 (4.00%) HIPAA
3 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (44.00%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (30.00%) ISA Server
4 6 (12.00%) KVM
5 5 (10.00%) Snort
6 3 (6.00%) Squid
7 2 (4.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 28 (56.00%) SCCM
2 16 (32.00%) ARCserve
3 2 (4.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) ServiceNow
2 26 (52.00%) Cisco
2 26 (52.00%) Juniper
3 25 (50.00%) Websense
4 18 (36.00%) F5
5 15 (30.00%) McAfee
6 12 (24.00%) CheckPoint
7 11 (22.00%) Oracle
8 10 (20.00%) Avaya
8 10 (20.00%) SolarWinds
9 9 (18.00%) EMC
10 3 (6.00%) Blue Coat
10 3 (6.00%) Sourcefire
11 2 (4.00%) Imperva
11 2 (4.00%) Sophos
11 2 (4.00%) Red Hat