The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for PCI DSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 58 67 75
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8  
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 7 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.09% 2.72% 1.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.67% 18.97% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 16
Median salary £70,500 £57,500 £51,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.60% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,400 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £70,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00%  

PCI DSS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 60 116 167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 9.30% 14.34% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 98 127
Median salary £45,000 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.62% +14.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £41,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,900 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Bedfordshire

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in Bedfordshire

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in Bedfordshire

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -5 2 £48,500 -11.81%
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 18 (51.43%) SAN
2 15 (42.86%) ITIL
3 14 (40.00%) IBM
4 13 (37.14%) Performance Management
5 11 (31.43%) High Availability
6 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (28.57%) EMC
6 10 (28.57%) Cisco
6 10 (28.57%) Flash
6 10 (28.57%) Data Management
6 10 (28.57%) Brocade
7 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
7 9 (25.71%) FCoE
8 8 (22.86%) Unix
9 7 (20.00%) DevOps
9 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
10 6 (17.14%) AIX
10 6 (17.14%) Linux
10 6 (17.14%) Retail
10 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
11 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
11 5 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (14.29%) Change Management
11 5 (14.29%) OO
11 5 (14.29%) Java
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
11 5 (14.29%) J2EE

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) SAN
2 9 (25.71%) FCoE
General
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Data Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Management Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Payments Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) SAN Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) SAN Storage Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) EMC Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) EMC Storage Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.71%) IBM Storage Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Flash
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (11.43%) LPAR
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) HACMP
4 1 (2.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Unix
2 6 (17.14%) AIX
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) OS/400
5 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 13 (37.14%) Performance Management
3 11 (31.43%) High Availability
4 10 (28.57%) Data Management
5 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
6 7 (20.00%) DevOps
6 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
8 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Business Transformation
8 5 (14.29%) Change Management
8 5 (14.29%) ETL
8 5 (14.29%) Kanban
8 5 (14.29%) OO
8 5 (14.29%) Project Management
8 5 (14.29%) SDLC
8 5 (14.29%) SOA
8 5 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) C
3 2 (5.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) COBIT
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) PowerHA
2 3 (8.57%) SRDF
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
1 4 (11.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.71%) Nagios
2 2 (5.71%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (5.71%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.86%) Linux-HA
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) IBM
2 10 (28.57%) Brocade
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco
2 10 (28.57%) EMC
3 5 (14.29%) Hitachi
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) Veeam
5 3 (8.57%) NetApp
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.71%) FalconStor
6 2 (5.71%) HP
6 2 (5.71%) LANDesk