The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 253 293 249
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -44
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 207 158 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.73% 0.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.55% 7.34% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 186 111 196
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
PCI DSS
England

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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2422 2154 2571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.08% 9.95% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1837 1710 2172
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the South East region.

PCI DSS Salary Trend in the South East

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in the South East

PCI DSS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +4 85 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Berkshire -8 66 £47,500 -5.00% 4
West Sussex +11 17 £37,500 -42.30% 1
Surrey +8 16 £57,500 +27.77%
Kent +7 12 £47,500 +17.28%
Buckinghamshire +8 7 £57,500 +30.68% 1
East Sussex -5 6 £55,000 +161.90% 1
Oxfordshire +7 4 £56,250 +2.27%
Middlesex - 3 £48,000 -
Sussex - 2 £36,750 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £45,000 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 170 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 151 (35.53%) Information Security
3 139 (32.71%) Windows
4 132 (31.06%) ITIL
5 130 (30.59%) Firewall
6 124 (29.18%) Finance
7 122 (28.71%) Degree
8 119 (28.00%) Cisco
9 118 (27.76%) CISSP
10 115 (27.06%) Linux
11 101 (23.76%) Network Security
12 96 (22.59%) Management Information System
13 81 (19.06%) Change Management
14 79 (18.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 75 (17.65%) SQL
16 64 (15.06%) Cisco Certification
17 62 (14.59%) SIEM
18 61 (14.35%) Active Directory
19 57 (13.41%) CISM
20 56 (13.18%) CheckPoint
20 56 (13.18%) CISA
21 55 (12.94%) COBIT
22 52 (12.24%) VMware
22 52 (12.24%) Juniper
22 52 (12.24%) UNIX
23 51 (12.00%) VPN
24 47 (11.06%) TCP/IP
24 47 (11.06%) Penetration Testing
25 46 (10.82%) Risk Management
25 46 (10.82%) Oracle

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 42 (9.88%) IIS
2 19 (4.47%) Apache
2 19 (4.47%) Tomcat
3 18 (4.24%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.53%) Apache Solr
5 9 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (10.35%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.29%) MS Visio
3 17 (4.00%) MS Office
4 9 (2.12%) MS Project
5 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.65%) SaaS
2 4 (0.94%) IaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (30.59%) Firewall
2 101 (23.76%) Network Security
3 51 (12.00%) VPN
4 47 (11.06%) TCP/IP
5 39 (9.18%) DNS
5 39 (9.18%) SSL
5 39 (9.18%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (7.53%) IPsec
7 30 (7.06%) LAN
8 29 (6.82%) WAN
9 26 (6.12%) DHCP
10 25 (5.88%) Internet
11 21 (4.94%) HTTP
12 19 (4.47%) Wireless
12 19 (4.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (4.24%) BGP
14 17 (4.00%) VoIP
15 13 (3.06%) LDAP
16 12 (2.82%) HTTPS
16 12 (2.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.65%) MySQL
3 12 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.71%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.24%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.24%) DB2
7 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.24%) Big Data
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.24%) ProC
General
1 124 (29.18%) Finance
2 44 (10.35%) Telecoms
3 31 (7.29%) Retail
4 30 (7.06%) Banking
5 23 (5.41%) Legal
6 16 (3.76%) Marketing
7 15 (3.53%) Manufacturing
8 13 (3.06%) Games
9 5 (1.18%) Advertising
10 3 (0.71%) Automotive
10 3 (0.71%) Law
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 81 (19.06%) Consultant
2 74 (17.41%) Security Consultant
3 47 (11.06%) Analyst
4 35 (8.24%) Network Engineer
5 33 (7.76%) IT Consultant
5 33 (7.76%) IT Security Consultant
6 31 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (7.06%) Security Analyst
8 29 (6.82%) Software Engineer
9 27 (6.35%) Administrator
9 27 (6.35%) Security Engineer
10 21 (4.94%) Security Manager
11 16 (3.76%) Information Manager
11 16 (3.76%) Security Specialist
11 16 (3.76%) Information Security Manager
11 16 (3.76%) Support Specialist
12 15 (3.53%) Support Engineer
12 15 (3.53%) Linux Administrator
12 15 (3.53%) Linux Engineer
13 13 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.06%) CSS
1 13 (3.06%) Spring
2 11 (2.59%) .NET
3 8 (1.88%) J2EE
4 7 (1.65%) Middleware
4 7 (1.65%) Regular Expression
5 6 (1.41%) HTML
6 3 (0.71%) LAMP
7 2 (0.47%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.47%) SOAP
7 2 (0.47%) Web Services
7 2 (0.47%) XML
8 1 (0.24%) ODBC
8 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.24%) JSP
8 1 (0.24%) JSON
8 1 (0.24%) OC4J
8 1 (0.24%) FreeSWITCH
8 1 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 96 (22.59%) Management Information System
2 24 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.41%) EFT
4 16 (3.76%) PKI
5 15 (3.53%) Cryptography
6 14 (3.29%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.35%) Statistics
7 10 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.12%) CLARiiON
9 8 (1.88%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.65%) Performance Metrics
10 7 (1.65%) CESG
10 7 (1.65%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.18%) Clustering
11 5 (1.18%) EPoS
12 4 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
12 4 (0.94%) IPTV
12 4 (0.94%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.47%) e-Health
13 2 (0.47%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 139 (32.71%) Windows
2 115 (27.06%) Linux
3 52 (12.24%) UNIX
4 26 (6.12%) AIX
5 16 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.35%) Solaris
9 6 (1.41%) CentOS
10 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.94%) SUSE
12 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (35.53%) Information Security
2 132 (31.06%) ITIL
3 81 (19.06%) Change Management
4 62 (14.59%) SIEM
5 47 (11.06%) Penetration Testing
6 46 (10.82%) Risk Management
7 45 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (9.65%) Data Security
9 39 (9.18%) Security Management
10 35 (8.24%) PRINCE2
11 32 (7.53%) Security Architecture
12 31 (7.29%) Kalman Filter
12 31 (7.29%) Information Security Management
13 30 (7.06%) Service Management
14 29 (6.82%) Software Engineering
15 28 (6.59%) Project Management
16 27 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (6.35%) Cyber Security
17 25 (5.88%) Data Protection
18 23 (5.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 75 (17.65%) SQL
2 31 (7.29%) Java
3 19 (4.47%) JavaScript
4 18 (4.24%) Python
5 14 (3.29%) Shell Script
6 13 (3.06%) Perl
7 12 (2.82%) Ruby
8 10 (2.35%) C
9 9 (2.12%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.94%) Embedded C
11 4 (0.94%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.71%) PHP
13 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.24%) C#
13 1 (0.24%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 122 (28.71%) Degree
2 118 (27.76%) CISSP
3 64 (15.06%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (13.41%) CISM
5 56 (13.18%) CISA
6 39 (9.18%) CCNA
7 38 (8.94%) PCI QSA
8 25 (5.88%) CCNP
9 19 (4.47%) Security Cleared
10 16 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (3.53%) MCSE
11 15 (3.53%) CEH
12 14 (3.29%) SC Cleared
12 14 (3.29%) CRISC
13 12 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (2.59%) CCSP
15 9 (2.12%) CCDP
15 9 (2.12%) MBA
15 9 (2.12%) GIAC
15 9 (2.12%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 79 (18.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 55 (12.94%) COBIT
4 24 (5.65%) COSO
5 11 (2.59%) SLA
6 10 (2.35%) ISO 9001
7 8 (1.88%) GPG13
8 5 (1.18%) QA
9 3 (0.71%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.71%) BS25999
10 2 (0.47%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 61 (14.35%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (4.00%) vSphere
3 17 (4.00%) Snort
4 15 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (2.82%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.71%) Squid
7 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.47%) KVM
8 1 (0.24%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.24%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (5.88%) SCCM
2 16 (3.76%) ARCserve
3 7 (1.65%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.18%) WSUS
5 4 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.24%) SCOM
7 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.24%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 119 (28.00%) Cisco
2 56 (13.18%) CheckPoint
3 52 (12.24%) Juniper
3 52 (12.24%) VMware
4 46 (10.82%) Oracle
5 45 (10.59%) Microsoft
6 38 (8.94%) F5
7 32 (7.53%) ServiceNow
8 28 (6.59%) Websense
9 21 (4.94%) McAfee
10 19 (4.47%) Red Hat
11 15 (3.53%) NetApp
12 14 (3.29%) Apple
12 14 (3.29%) EMC
13 13 (3.06%) SolarWinds
14 11 (2.59%) Sourcefire
14 11 (2.59%) IBM
15 10 (2.35%) Citrix
15 10 (2.35%) Avaya
15 10 (2.35%) Tripwire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
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The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
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Newbury
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
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Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Health Care, Bonus
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago