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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 243 252 253
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 212 196 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.93% 0.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.19% 8.48% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 186 164 187
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,550 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
2587 2312 2765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.92% 10.93% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 1788 2331
Average salary £41,192 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +36 91 £50,000 -14.89% 5
Kent +42 45 £37,500 -4.45% 1
Hampshire -40 45 £47,500 +13.09% 3
Surrey -13 17 £58,750 +30.55% 6
West Sussex -3 11 £33,500 -25.55% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £65,000 +44.44%
Oxfordshire -2 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (40.53%) Windows
2 161 (38.61%) Information Security
3 154 (36.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 128 (30.70%) Linux
5 116 (27.82%) ITIL
6 113 (27.10%) Finance
7 112 (26.86%) Firewall
8 110 (26.38%) CISSP
9 108 (25.90%) Degree
10 100 (23.98%) SQL
11 91 (21.82%) Cisco
12 87 (20.86%) Microsoft
13 79 (18.94%) Network Security
14 75 (17.99%) Management Information System
15 73 (17.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 66 (15.83%) Change Management
17 62 (14.87%) IIS
17 62 (14.87%) MS Excel
18 61 (14.63%) Active Directory
19 60 (14.39%) CISA
20 59 (14.15%) SIEM
21 53 (12.71%) Penetration Testing
22 51 (12.23%) CheckPoint
23 50 (11.99%) UNIX
23 50 (11.99%) COBIT
24 49 (11.75%) Kalman Filter
25 48 (11.51%) Data Security
26 47 (11.27%) SQL Server
26 47 (11.27%) Websense
27 46 (11.03%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 62 (14.87%) IIS
2 28 (6.71%) Apache
3 17 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (2.16%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.68%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.48%) nginx
10 1 (0.24%) SAS
10 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 62 (14.87%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.04%) MS Visio
2 21 (5.04%) MS Office
3 9 (2.16%) MS Project
4 5 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.95%) SaaS
2 8 (1.92%) IaaS
3 7 (1.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (26.86%) Firewall
2 79 (18.94%) Network Security
3 46 (11.03%) Internet
4 43 (10.31%) TCP/IP
5 39 (9.35%) DNS
6 31 (7.43%) VPN
7 29 (6.95%) WAN
8 28 (6.71%) DHCP
8 28 (6.71%) LAN
9 27 (6.47%) SSL
10 20 (4.80%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (4.32%) HTTP
12 16 (3.84%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (3.36%) IPsec
14 11 (2.64%) BGP
14 11 (2.64%) NetScreen
14 11 (2.64%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (2.16%) tcpdump
16 8 (1.92%) BIG-IP
17 7 (1.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.31%) MySQL
3 20 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (2.64%) OLAP
6 10 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.72%) Ingres
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.92%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.72%) WebLOAD
3 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.48%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
General
1 113 (27.10%) Finance
2 31 (7.43%) Retail
3 30 (7.19%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.40%) Back Office
4 10 (2.40%) Marketing
4 10 (2.40%) Banking
5 9 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.92%) Legal
6 8 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.72%) Advertising
8 2 (0.48%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (16.55%) Consultant
2 63 (15.11%) Analyst
2 63 (15.11%) Security Consultant
3 50 (11.99%) Security Analyst
4 32 (7.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 32 (7.67%) IT Consultant
5 31 (7.43%) Security Engineer
6 30 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (4.80%) DBA
8 19 (4.56%) Tester
8 19 (4.56%) SQL DBA
8 19 (4.56%) Penetration Tester
9 18 (4.32%) Architect
9 18 (4.32%) Administrator
10 17 (4.08%) Applications Support
10 17 (4.08%) Implementation Specialist
11 16 (3.84%) Information Security Analyst
11 16 (3.84%) Security Manager
11 16 (3.84%) Information Analyst
12 15 (3.60%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.84%) LAMP
2 11 (2.64%) .NET
3 5 (1.20%) Middleware
4 3 (0.72%) Xamarin.iOS
5 2 (0.48%) FreeSWITCH
5 2 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.48%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.48%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.24%) Web Services
6 1 (0.24%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.99%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.28%) EFT
3 15 (3.60%) Clustering
3 15 (3.60%) Open Source
4 13 (3.12%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (2.64%) PKI
5 11 (2.64%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.40%) NHS
7 8 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.68%) EPoS
9 5 (1.20%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.20%) Statistics
10 4 (0.96%) CLARiiON
10 4 (0.96%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.96%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.96%) iPhone
11 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.72%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.48%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 169 (40.53%) Windows
2 128 (30.70%) Linux
3 50 (11.99%) UNIX
4 31 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (5.52%) AIX
8 15 (3.60%) CentOS
9 13 (3.12%) Ubuntu
10 12 (2.88%) Solaris
11 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.96%) Debian
11 4 (0.96%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.72%) Android
12 3 (0.72%) OS/400
13 2 (0.48%) SUSE
13 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (38.61%) Information Security
2 116 (27.82%) ITIL
3 66 (15.83%) Change Management
4 59 (14.15%) SIEM
5 53 (12.71%) Penetration Testing
6 49 (11.75%) Kalman Filter
7 48 (11.51%) Data Security
8 40 (9.59%) E-Commerce
9 38 (9.11%) Service Management
10 31 (7.43%) Data Protection
11 29 (6.95%) PRINCE2
12 28 (6.71%) Security Management
12 28 (6.71%) Risk Management
13 26 (6.24%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 25 (6.00%) Database Security
15 24 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (5.28%) Project Management
16 22 (5.28%) Information Security Management
17 20 (4.80%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 100 (23.98%) SQL
2 39 (9.35%) PHP
3 32 (7.67%) Ruby
3 32 (7.67%) Python
4 31 (7.43%) Bash Shell
5 24 (5.76%) T-SQL
6 20 (4.80%) Perl
7 19 (4.56%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.12%) Java
9 8 (1.92%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.96%) C#
11 3 (0.72%) C++
11 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 110 (26.38%) CISSP
2 108 (25.90%) Degree
3 60 (14.39%) CISA
4 45 (10.79%) CISM
5 40 (9.59%) PCI QSA
6 37 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (7.67%) CCNA
8 25 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (5.28%) MCITP
10 20 (4.80%) CEH
11 17 (4.08%) MBA
12 15 (3.60%) SSCP
12 15 (3.60%) Security Cleared
13 14 (3.36%) MCDBA
14 12 (2.88%) CCNP
14 12 (2.88%) SC Cleared
15 9 (2.16%) GCIA
15 9 (2.16%) GCIH
15 9 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.68%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (36.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (17.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 50 (11.99%) COBIT
4 17 (4.08%) COSO
5 12 (2.88%) ISO 9001
6 10 (2.40%) HIPAA
7 7 (1.68%) ISO 9000
7 7 (1.68%) QA
8 6 (1.44%) SLA
8 6 (1.44%) GPG13
9 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 61 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.91%) Snort
3 26 (6.24%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (4.08%) ISA Server
5 13 (3.12%) KVM
5 13 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (1.92%) Nmap
7 6 (1.44%) Squid
7 6 (1.44%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.96%) vSphere
8 4 (0.96%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.48%) Xen
9 2 (0.48%) Dovecot
9 2 (0.48%) Kamailio
9 2 (0.48%) XenServer
10 1 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.24%) XenApp
10 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 35 (8.39%) SCCM
2 18 (4.32%) ARCserve
3 10 (2.40%) Nessus
4 5 (1.20%) WSUS
4 5 (1.20%) Nagios
4 5 (1.20%) Puppet
5 4 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.24%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.24%) Icinga
Vendors
1 91 (21.82%) Cisco
2 87 (20.86%) Microsoft
3 51 (12.23%) CheckPoint
4 47 (11.27%) Websense
5 45 (10.79%) Juniper
6 41 (9.83%) F5
7 31 (7.43%) Red Hat
8 29 (6.95%) Oracle
9 28 (6.71%) VMware
10 27 (6.47%) McAfee
11 26 (6.24%) ServiceNow
12 22 (5.28%) Tripwire
13 18 (4.32%) IBM
14 12 (2.88%) Apple
14 12 (2.88%) Proofpoint
15 10 (2.40%) Sourcefire
16 9 (2.16%) Blue Coat
16 9 (2.16%) Qualys
16 9 (2.16%) EMC
16 9 (2.16%) Citrix
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Competitive Salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 22 days ago