The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 96 90 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 2 3 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.16% 0.28% 2.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.85% 2.83% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 24
Average salary £41,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
PCI DSS
Wales

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 Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
108 106 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.57% 9.83% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 100 94 109
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £45,250 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in South Wales

PCI DSS
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Cardiff -15 1 £37,500 +7.14%
PCI DSS
Wales

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) CISA
3 5 (45.45%) CISM
4 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) ITSM
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) BCP
4 4 (36.36%) Benchmarking
4 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
4 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security
4 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (36.36%) Internet of Things
4 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 4 (36.36%) COBIT
4 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (36.36%) OWASP

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Security Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (36.36%) Internet of Things
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (36.36%) BYOD
2 2 (18.18%) CESG
3 1 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security
3 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) BCP
3 4 (36.36%) Benchmarking
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 4 (36.36%) OWASP
3 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) CISA
2 5 (45.45%) CISM
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) COBIT
3 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001