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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 59 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 10 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.58% 3.54% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.13% 30.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 0
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
PCI DSS
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
62 71 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.81% 11.43% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 57 44 23
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +11 8 £19,000 -68.33%
PCI DSS
West Midlands

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (91.67%) Information Security
2 21 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (75.00%) Data Protection
3 18 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (70.83%) Security Testing
5 12 (50.00%) Network Architecture
5 12 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (25.00%) Regular Expression
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Games
8 4 (16.67%) Nmap
9 3 (12.50%) Online Games
9 3 (12.50%) OWASP
9 3 (12.50%) .NET
9 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
10 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (8.33%) ITIL
10 2 (8.33%) Online Gambling
10 2 (8.33%) Open Source
10 2 (8.33%) Nessus
10 2 (8.33%) Metasploit
10 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
11 1 (4.17%) Finance
11 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (4.17%) Automotive

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Analyst
2 18 (75.00%) Information Analyst
3 16 (66.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 16 (66.67%) Security Analyst
4 12 (50.00%) Junior
4 12 (50.00%) Junior Information Analyst
4 12 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Security Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Trainee Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Trainee
7 1 (4.17%) Compliance Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate
7 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (12.50%) Online Games
3 2 (8.33%) Online Gambling
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Information Security
2 18 (75.00%) Data Protection
3 17 (70.83%) Security Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Network Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) OWASP
7 2 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Service Management
8 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.17%) Web Development
8 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance
8 1 (4.17%) Time Management
8 1 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CISA
2 1 (4.17%) CISM
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint