The first table below looks at the demand for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 67 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 9 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.25% 1.66% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.13% 17.74% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 1
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
32 62 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.46% 9.37% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 34
Average salary £37,250 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.04% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
PCI DSS
West Midlands

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Staffordshire

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

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

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Staffordshire 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
Stoke-on-Trent 0 6 £60,000 +9.09%
PCI DSS
West Midlands

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (89.29%) SQL
2 25 (89.29%) ASP.NET
2 25 (89.29%) Security Testing
3 22 (78.57%) Web Development
4 17 (60.71%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 14 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 13 (46.43%) Online Games
6 13 (46.43%) Games
7 12 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
7 12 (42.86%) Web Application Development
8 11 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 10 (35.71%) Data Protection
9 10 (35.71%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (32.14%) Information Security
11 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
12 2 (7.14%) Web Services
12 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
12 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
12 2 (7.14%) BMC
12 2 (7.14%) Remedy
12 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
12 2 (7.14%) Workflow
12 2 (7.14%) Validation
12 2 (7.14%) Migration
12 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
12 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
12 2 (7.14%) OWASP

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (46.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Security Specialist
2 17 (60.71%) Application Security Specialist
2 17 (60.71%) Applications Specialist
3 7 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 7 (25.00%) Information Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Junior
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (89.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Online Games
2 10 (35.71%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.14%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Security Testing
2 22 (78.57%) Web Development
3 17 (60.71%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (42.86%) Web Application Development
5 10 (35.71%) Data Protection
6 9 (32.14%) Information Security
7 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) Workflow
8 2 (7.14%) Validation
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.14%) OWASP
9 1 (3.57%) Release Management
9 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) BMC
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy