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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 46 25 59
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +34
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 20 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.57% 6.85% 1.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 35.42% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 8
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
120 96 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.43% 19.35% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 84 78 61
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Slough

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (75.00%) Windows
1 27 (75.00%) Linux
1 27 (75.00%) Firewall
2 17 (47.22%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (44.44%) Risk Analysis
4 15 (41.67%) SLA
5 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
6 13 (36.11%) Mentoring
6 13 (36.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (33.33%) Ruby
7 12 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 12 (33.33%) e-Health
7 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (33.33%) vSphere
7 12 (33.33%) FCoE
7 12 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (33.33%) Cisco
7 12 (33.33%) IBM
7 12 (33.33%) Python
7 12 (33.33%) ITIL
7 12 (33.33%) Perl
7 12 (33.33%) PHP
7 12 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 12 (33.33%) SAN
7 12 (33.33%) CA
7 12 (33.33%) Coaching
7 12 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
7 12 (33.33%) FlexPod

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) Firewall
2 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 12 (33.33%) SAN
2 12 (33.33%) FCoE
2 12 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 12 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (30.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (11.11%) Internet
4 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
2 3 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Security Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Security Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Incident Manager
6 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Incident Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Security Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 12 (33.33%) FlexPod
2 12 (33.33%) e-Health
3 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
4 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (13.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
1 27 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
3 6 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (44.44%) Risk Analysis
3 13 (36.11%) Mentoring
4 12 (33.33%) Coaching
4 12 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 12 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (33.33%) ITIL
5 11 (30.56%) Incident Management
6 10 (27.78%) SIEM
7 9 (25.00%) Cyber Security
7 9 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (19.44%) Information Security
8 7 (19.44%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (19.44%) Security Architecture
9 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (13.89%) Capacity Management
9 5 (13.89%) Project Management
9 5 (13.89%) Service Management
9 5 (13.89%) Change Management
9 5 (13.89%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Perl
1 12 (33.33%) PHP
1 12 (33.33%) Python
1 12 (33.33%) Ruby
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 10 (27.78%) CISSP
3 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) CISM
5 3 (8.33%) CCIE
6 2 (5.56%) OSCP
6 2 (5.56%) OSCE
6 2 (5.56%) CEH
6 2 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) CHFI
7 1 (2.78%) CCNP
7 1 (2.78%) CISA
7 1 (2.78%) GIAC
7 1 (2.78%) GCIA
7 1 (2.78%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (41.67%) SLA
2 13 (36.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (27.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (25.00%) HIPAA
5 1 (2.78%) COSO
5 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) vSphere
2 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Snort
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Cisco
1 12 (33.33%) IBM
1 12 (33.33%) CA
2 8 (22.22%) NetApp
2 8 (22.22%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) LogLogic
3 4 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec
4 1 (2.78%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.78%) Qualys
4 1 (2.78%) F5