The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 72 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.54% 1.13% 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.55% 6.25% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 4
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -41.81%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
PCI DSS
Wiltshire

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 Swindon region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
88 112 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 11.94% 18.04% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66 82 95
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,950 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Swindon

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 (76.92%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (46.15%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (46.15%) Snort
4 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 6 (46.15%) Splunk
4 6 (46.15%) LogLogic
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
7 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
8 2 (15.38%) Banking
8 2 (15.38%) Retail
8 2 (15.38%) CEH
8 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) Games
8 2 (15.38%) Debian
8 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
8 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) CentOS
8 2 (15.38%) Test Management
8 2 (15.38%) SaaS

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Security Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Tester
4 4 (30.77%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Security Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Debian
2 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
7 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CEH
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) OSCP
1 2 (15.38%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Snort
2 1 (7.69%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WebInspect
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Splunk
2 6 (46.15%) LogLogic
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper