The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 105 94 77
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 3 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.22% 0.75% 1.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.50% 6.49% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 23
Average salary £46,250 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.44% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £29,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £53,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
PCI DSS
UK

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 Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
120 154 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 8.61% 11.51% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 94 124 125
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Wales

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Wales

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. 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
South Wales -11 3 £46,250 +11.44%
PCI DSS
UK

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (50.00%) CISSP
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Service Management
5 5 (41.67%) CISA
5 5 (41.67%) CISM
5 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (41.67%) COBIT
5 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (33.33%) Internet of Things
6 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) BYOD
6 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
6 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (33.33%) OWASP
6 4 (33.33%) Information Assurance
6 4 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) ITSM

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (33.33%) Internet of Things
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) BYOD
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 4 (33.33%) OWASP
4 4 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (33.33%) ITSM
4 4 (33.33%) BCP
4 4 (33.33%) Benchmarking
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) CISSP
3 5 (41.67%) CISA
3 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CRISC
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (41.67%) COBIT
3 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft