The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 52 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 8 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.42% - 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.55% - 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £85,000 - £43,250
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £42,650
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 - £43,850
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
PCI DSS
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
55 26 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.79% 5.02% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 50 17 55
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Watford

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Watford

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Watford

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 12 (75.00%) Information Security
2 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (56.25%) CISSP
4 8 (50.00%) Security Architecture
5 7 (43.75%) CISM
5 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (31.25%) Threat Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) SSAE 16
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) Project Management
6 5 (31.25%) COBIT
6 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (25.00%) Middleware
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (18.75%) Nessus
9 2 (12.50%) Retail
9 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
9 2 (12.50%) Nmap
9 2 (12.50%) PowerShell

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
1 10 (62.50%) Security Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Security Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Lead Security Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Principal Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Principal Security Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (12.50%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (12.50%) Cybercrime
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Threat Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
5 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
6 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Data Privacy
7 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
7 2 (12.50%) Security Management
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CISSP
2 7 (43.75%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) CISMP
3 1 (6.25%) CLAS
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) COBIT
2 5 (31.25%) SSAE 16
3 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nessus
2 2 (12.50%) Nmap
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Forcepoint
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.25%) Sophos
4 1 (6.25%) Tripwire
4 1 (6.25%) VMware