The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 221 168 201
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +33
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 17 43 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.85% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.98% 7.35% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 43 14
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £25,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £70,250
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
571 585 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.18% 11.50% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 464 476 573
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 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 19 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
Wiltshire -11 7 £40,000 +53.84% 1
Gloucestershire -11 6 £65,000 +52.94% 3
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (51.28%) Information Security
2 17 (43.59%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (28.21%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) Windows
3 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
4 9 (23.08%) Cisco
4 9 (23.08%) UNIX
5 8 (20.51%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (20.51%) Snort
5 8 (20.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (20.51%) Network Security
5 8 (20.51%) Splunk
5 8 (20.51%) LogLogic
6 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (15.38%) Cyber Security
7 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 6 (15.38%) Information Assurance
7 6 (15.38%) CESG
8 5 (12.82%) CESG CLAS
8 5 (12.82%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
8 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
8 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
8 5 (12.82%) ISO 9001
8 5 (12.82%) Symantec
8 5 (12.82%) Legal
8 5 (12.82%) Identity Management
8 5 (12.82%) Security Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (20.51%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 14 (35.90%) Consultant
2 14 (35.90%) Security Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Security Consultant
3 10 (25.64%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Information Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Applications Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Security Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Security Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Information Manager
8 1 (2.56%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) SailPoint
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) CESG
2 5 (12.82%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (12.82%) iPad
3 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) UNIX
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Debian
3 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Information Security
2 17 (43.59%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (15.38%) Cyber Security
5 6 (15.38%) Information Assurance
6 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
6 5 (12.82%) Security Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
6 5 (12.82%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.82%) Identity Management
6 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 2 (5.13%) Test Management
9 1 (2.56%) ISMS
9 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) CEH
4 2 (5.13%) OSCP
4 2 (5.13%) OSCE
5 1 (2.56%) CISSP
5 1 (2.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.82%) ISO 9001
3 4 (10.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Snort
2 1 (2.56%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Nessus
1 1 (2.56%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco
2 8 (20.51%) Splunk
2 8 (20.51%) LogLogic
3 5 (12.82%) Symantec
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Juniper
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 25 days, company car, home working
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 19 days ago