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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 258 256 251
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 194 194 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.89% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.55% 8.18% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 163 174 198
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
2570 2373 2772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.54% 10.85% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1944 1841 2349
Average salary £40,750 £44,572 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,281 £28,079
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Berkshire +22 84 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Kent +38 46 £37,500 -8.53%
Hampshire -47 41 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex -22 12 £33,500 -42.48% 2
Surrey -23 9 £39,500 -12.22% 1
Oxfordshire +4 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 169 (43.67%) Windows
2 152 (39.28%) Information Security
3 141 (36.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 126 (32.56%) Linux
5 109 (28.17%) CISSP
6 108 (27.91%) Finance
7 100 (25.84%) Firewall
8 96 (24.81%) Degree
9 95 (24.55%) ITIL
10 91 (23.51%) Microsoft
11 89 (23.00%) SQL
12 72 (18.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 71 (18.35%) Management Information System
14 70 (18.09%) Cisco
15 66 (17.05%) Network Security
16 64 (16.54%) IIS
17 63 (16.28%) MS Excel
18 61 (15.76%) CISA
19 58 (14.99%) Active Directory
19 58 (14.99%) SIEM
20 55 (14.21%) Kalman Filter
21 53 (13.70%) Websense
21 53 (13.70%) Change Management
22 49 (12.66%) UNIX
23 48 (12.40%) Internet
23 48 (12.40%) Data Security
24 46 (11.89%) SQL Server
24 46 (11.89%) Penetration Testing
25 42 (10.85%) COBIT
25 42 (10.85%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 64 (16.54%) IIS
2 31 (8.01%) Apache
3 21 (5.43%) MS Exchange
4 16 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (3.62%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.33%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.52%) nginx
9 2 (0.52%) SAS
10 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 63 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.46%) MS Visio
2 25 (6.46%) MS Office
3 7 (1.81%) MS Project
4 5 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.13%) SaaS
2 7 (1.81%) PaaS
2 7 (1.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (25.84%) Firewall
2 66 (17.05%) Network Security
3 48 (12.40%) Internet
4 34 (8.79%) DNS
5 32 (8.27%) TCP/IP
6 29 (7.49%) DHCP
7 23 (5.94%) LAN
8 22 (5.68%) WAN
9 19 (4.91%) VPN
10 18 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (4.13%) SSL
12 14 (3.62%) HTTP
13 13 (3.36%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (2.84%) tcpdump
14 11 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (2.58%) BIG-IP
16 8 (2.07%) NetScreen
17 7 (1.81%) Cisco PIX
18 6 (1.55%) SSH
18 6 (1.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.59%) MySQL
3 19 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (4.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (2.84%) OLAP
5 10 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.78%) Ingres
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (3.10%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.78%) WebLOAD
3 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.52%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
General
1 108 (27.91%) Finance
2 30 (7.75%) Telecoms
2 30 (7.75%) Retail
3 10 (2.58%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.33%) Back Office
4 9 (2.33%) Banking
5 8 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.55%) Marketing
7 5 (1.29%) Legal
8 2 (0.52%) Electronics
8 2 (0.52%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (18.09%) Consultant
2 65 (16.80%) Security Consultant
3 59 (15.25%) Analyst
4 48 (12.40%) Security Analyst
5 36 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (8.01%) IT Security Consultant
6 31 (8.01%) Security Engineer
6 31 (8.01%) IT Consultant
7 20 (5.17%) Security Manager
8 19 (4.91%) Architect
8 19 (4.91%) Tester
8 19 (4.91%) DBA
8 19 (4.91%) Penetration Tester
8 19 (4.91%) SQL DBA
9 18 (4.65%) Implementation Specialist
10 17 (4.39%) Server Engineer
11 16 (4.13%) Information Analyst
11 16 (4.13%) Information Security Analyst
12 15 (3.88%) Administrator
13 13 (3.36%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.13%) LAMP
2 11 (2.84%) .NET
3 5 (1.29%) Middleware
4 3 (0.78%) Xamarin.iOS
5 2 (0.52%) FreeSWITCH
5 2 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.52%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.26%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 71 (18.35%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.94%) EFT
3 18 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (4.65%) Open Source
4 12 (3.10%) Clustering
5 10 (2.58%) NHS
6 8 (2.07%) PKI
6 8 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.81%) EPoS
8 6 (1.55%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.29%) Statistics
9 5 (1.29%) CLARiiON
10 4 (1.03%) iPhone
10 4 (1.03%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.78%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.78%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.52%) Replication
12 2 (0.52%) SecurID
12 2 (0.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 169 (43.67%) Windows
2 126 (32.56%) Linux
3 49 (12.66%) UNIX
4 32 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (5.43%) AIX
8 17 (4.39%) CentOS
9 16 (4.13%) Ubuntu
10 8 (2.07%) Solaris
11 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.03%) Debian
11 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.78%) Android
12 3 (0.78%) OS/400
13 2 (0.52%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.52%) SUSE
13 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (39.28%) Information Security
2 95 (24.55%) ITIL
3 58 (14.99%) SIEM
4 55 (14.21%) Kalman Filter
5 53 (13.70%) Change Management
6 48 (12.40%) Data Security
7 46 (11.89%) Penetration Testing
8 42 (10.85%) E-Commerce
9 35 (9.04%) Data Protection
10 29 (7.49%) Security Management
11 27 (6.98%) PRINCE2
12 25 (6.46%) Information Security Management
13 24 (6.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 24 (6.20%) Service Management
13 24 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (5.94%) Database Security
15 22 (5.68%) Cyber Security
15 22 (5.68%) Risk Management
16 19 (4.91%) Change Control
17 18 (4.65%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 89 (23.00%) SQL
2 42 (10.85%) PHP
3 34 (8.79%) Bash Shell
4 32 (8.27%) Ruby
4 32 (8.27%) Python
5 24 (6.20%) T-SQL
6 19 (4.91%) Perl
7 17 (4.39%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.36%) Java
9 6 (1.55%) C#
10 4 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.78%) C++
11 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.26%) Tcl
12 1 (0.26%) Lua
Qualifications
1 109 (28.17%) CISSP
2 96 (24.81%) Degree
3 61 (15.76%) CISA
4 41 (10.59%) PCI QSA
5 40 (10.34%) CISM
6 28 (7.24%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (6.20%) CCNA
9 23 (5.94%) CEH
10 22 (5.68%) MCITP
11 18 (4.65%) MBA
12 17 (4.39%) Security Cleared
13 15 (3.88%) SSCP
14 14 (3.62%) SC Cleared
14 14 (3.62%) MCDBA
15 10 (2.58%) CCNP
15 10 (2.58%) OSCP
15 10 (2.58%) OSCE
16 9 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (2.33%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (36.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (18.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 42 (10.85%) COBIT
4 14 (3.62%) COSO
5 13 (3.36%) HIPAA
6 9 (2.33%) ISO 9001
7 7 (1.81%) ISO 9000
7 7 (1.81%) QA
7 7 (1.81%) GPG13
8 3 (0.78%) SLA
9 1 (0.26%) BS25999
9 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 58 (14.99%) Active Directory
2 35 (9.04%) Snort
3 24 (6.20%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (5.43%) ISA Server
5 16 (4.13%) KVM
6 12 (3.10%) Nmap
7 9 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (1.81%) Squid
9 6 (1.55%) Hyper-V
9 6 (1.55%) vSphere
10 4 (1.03%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.52%) Xen
11 2 (0.52%) Dovecot
11 2 (0.52%) Kamailio
11 2 (0.52%) XenServer
12 1 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.26%) XenApp
12 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 38 (9.82%) SCCM
2 22 (5.68%) ARCserve
3 14 (3.62%) Nessus
4 5 (1.29%) WSUS
4 5 (1.29%) Nagios
4 5 (1.29%) Puppet
5 4 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.52%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.26%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.26%) Icinga
Vendors
1 91 (23.51%) Microsoft
2 70 (18.09%) Cisco
3 53 (13.70%) Websense
4 39 (10.08%) CheckPoint
5 36 (9.30%) F5
6 35 (9.04%) Red Hat
7 34 (8.79%) Juniper
8 30 (7.75%) McAfee
9 28 (7.24%) ServiceNow
10 25 (6.46%) Oracle
11 24 (6.20%) Tripwire
12 23 (5.94%) VMware
13 19 (4.91%) IBM
14 14 (3.62%) Proofpoint
15 11 (2.84%) Sophos
15 11 (2.84%) Sourcefire
15 11 (2.84%) Imperva
16 10 (2.58%) Apple
17 9 (2.33%) Blue Coat
18 8 (2.07%) Qualys
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
NST Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 26 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: Travel expensed, bonus, health + 15% pension
Posted: 27 days ago