The first table below looks at the demand for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 215 180 181
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +1
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 16 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.60% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.66% 5.21% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 36
Average salary £34,750 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.84% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
601 595 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.80% 11.44% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 479 504 505
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in the South West

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in the South West

PCI DSS
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Wiltshire 0 13 £34,750 +24.10% 2
Bristol -14 2 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 19 (65.52%) Information Security
2 14 (48.28%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco
3 9 (31.03%) UNIX
3 9 (31.03%) Windows
4 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 8 (27.59%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (27.59%) Snort
4 8 (27.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (27.59%) Network Security
4 8 (27.59%) Splunk
4 8 (27.59%) LogLogic
5 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (17.24%) SailPoint
5 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
5 5 (17.24%) Security Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Legal
5 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
5 5 (17.24%) Identity Management
5 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.24%) Symantec
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
6 4 (13.79%) C
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) Degree
6 4 (13.79%) COBIT
6 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (27.59%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (27.59%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.45%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Security Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Consultant
4 8 (27.59%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Security Consultant
5 5 (17.24%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (13.79%) Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Applications Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Compliance Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Information Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Tester
8 2 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (6.90%) Security Tester
9 1 (3.45%) Risk Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
9 1 (3.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) SailPoint
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) UNIX
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Information Security
2 14 (48.28%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
4 5 (17.24%) Security Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
4 5 (17.24%) Identity Management
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) COBIT
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Snort
2 1 (3.45%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) WebInspect
1 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) Splunk
2 8 (27.59%) LogLogic
3 5 (17.24%) Symantec
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Juniper
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