Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 136 174
Rank change year-on-year -21 +38 +3
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 21 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.68% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.33% 4.15% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 22
Cheshire median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +93.55% -40.95%
10th Percentile £40,000 £55,000 £18,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £52,750 £53,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.47% +17.78% -10.00%

PCI DSS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 394 289 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 12.80% 12.84% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 257 225 271
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -15.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,100 £66,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.59% +5.92% -5.00%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Cheshire

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in Cheshire

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in Cheshire

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +2 10 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Chester -2 4 £40,000 -
Knutsford - 4 - -
PCI DSS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 18 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (71.43%) CISSP
3 14 (66.67%) CISM
4 10 (47.62%) Information Security
4 10 (47.62%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (38.10%) GDPR
6 7 (33.33%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (28.57%) Unix
7 6 (28.57%) Google
7 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (23.81%) OWASP
8 5 (23.81%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Project Management
9 4 (19.05%) Games
9 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
9 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (19.05%) Degree
9 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
9 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
9 4 (19.05%) Supplier Management
9 4 (19.05%) CEH
9 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (19.05%) Banking
9 4 (19.05%) OSCP
9 4 (19.05%) Software Audit
9 4 (19.05%) Tigerscheme
9 4 (19.05%) CREST Certified
9 4 (19.05%) Security Monitoring
10 3 (14.29%) Contactless

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Grunt
1 2 (9.52%) gulp
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Games
3 3 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 3 (14.29%) Law
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) Advertising
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 7 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
1 7 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Information Officer
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security Officer
2 4 (19.05%) Security Officer
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) IT Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Audit Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Audit Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Ajax
1 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) jQuery
1 2 (9.52%) JSON
1 2 (9.52%) React
1 2 (9.52%) Sass
1 2 (9.52%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Contactless
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Unix
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Information Security
1 10 (47.62%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) OWASP
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
4 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
4 4 (19.05%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (19.05%) Software Audit
4 4 (19.05%) Supplier Management
5 3 (14.29%) Attack Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) Coaching
5 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Measurement
5 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 2 (9.52%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.52%) PHP
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) CISSP
2 14 (66.67%) CISM
3 4 (19.05%) CEH
3 4 (19.05%) CREST Certified
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) OSCP
3 4 (19.05%) Tigerscheme
4 3 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (4.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (38.10%) GDPR
3 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
2 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
2 1 (4.76%) Imperva
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk