The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 156 230
Rank change year-on-year -45 +74  
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 69 73 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.01% 1.30% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.91% 11.03% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 52 69 20
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  

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 the North West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 774 662 801
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.34% 11.76% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 554 542 647
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,700 £26,975
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,700 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in the North West

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in the North West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the North West

PCI DSS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Manchester -22 48 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Cheshire -27 17 £58,750 +30.55% 2
Merseyside -3 1 £35,500 -21.32% 2
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 North West region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 77 (57.04%) Information Security
2 69 (51.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (34.07%) CISSP
4 43 (31.85%) CISM
5 37 (27.41%) Internet
6 32 (23.70%) Penetration Testing
7 31 (22.96%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (21.48%) Firewall
9 27 (20.00%) Retail
10 25 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (17.78%) Active Directory
11 24 (17.78%) DNS
12 23 (17.04%) Cisco
13 21 (15.56%) Nagios
14 20 (14.81%) TACACS
14 20 (14.81%) CCNP
14 20 (14.81%) Broadband
14 20 (14.81%) Ethernet
14 20 (14.81%) Data Protection
14 20 (14.81%) Network Management
14 20 (14.81%) GDPR
15 19 (14.07%) SQL
16 18 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (13.33%) Risk Management
16 18 (13.33%) OpenNMS
17 17 (12.59%) Telecoms
17 17 (12.59%) CISA
17 17 (12.59%) MPLS
17 17 (12.59%) Juniper
17 17 (12.59%) Coaching

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.48%) Apache
4 1 (0.74%) nginx
4 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.15%) SaaS
2 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.22%) Office 365
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.74%) IaaS
4 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (27.41%) Internet
2 29 (21.48%) Firewall
3 24 (17.78%) DNS
4 20 (14.81%) Broadband
4 20 (14.81%) Ethernet
4 20 (14.81%) TACACS
5 18 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (12.59%) MPLS
7 15 (11.11%) BGP
8 13 (9.63%) LAN
9 11 (8.15%) MRTG
9 11 (8.15%) SNMP
9 11 (8.15%) VoIP
10 10 (7.41%) WAN
11 9 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
12 8 (5.93%) IPv6
13 6 (4.44%) DHCP
14 5 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (3.70%) Network Security
15 3 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.96%) MySQL
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.48%) Big Data
5 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.48%) Power BI
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.74%) GIS
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.74%) Redis
6 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.48%) NUnit
3 1 (0.74%) GoCD
3 1 (0.74%) Grunt
3 1 (0.74%) gulp
3 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.74%) Selenium
3 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (20.00%) Retail
2 17 (12.59%) Telecoms
3 16 (11.85%) Finance
4 6 (4.44%) Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Advertising
5 4 (2.96%) Law
6 3 (2.22%) Billing
6 3 (2.22%) Games
6 3 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Marketing
7 2 (1.48%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (17.04%) Consultant
2 17 (12.59%) Security Consultant
3 16 (11.85%) Security Manager
4 12 (8.89%) Business Development Manager
4 12 (8.89%) Business Manager
4 12 (8.89%) Development Manager
4 12 (8.89%) Network Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) Analyst
6 10 (7.41%) Information Security Engineer
6 10 (7.41%) Security Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Architect
7 9 (6.67%) CISSP Consultant
7 9 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
7 9 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
7 9 (6.67%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Designer
8 8 (5.93%) Network Designer
9 7 (5.19%) Software Architect
9 7 (5.19%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.44%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.41%) .NET
2 9 (6.67%) jQuery
3 8 (5.93%) AngularJS
3 8 (5.93%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (3.70%) Web Services
5 4 (2.96%) HTML
6 3 (2.22%) CSS
7 2 (1.48%) LAMP
7 2 (1.48%) Sass
8 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.74%) JSON
8 1 (0.74%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.74%) Memcached
8 1 (0.74%) phpspec
8 1 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.74%) React
8 1 (0.74%) REST
8 1 (0.74%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (0.74%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.67%) Internet of Things
4 8 (5.93%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.96%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.22%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.22%) EMV
8 3 (2.22%) iPad
9 2 (1.48%) Contactless
9 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.48%) Social Media
10 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.74%) User Experience
10 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.15%) Unix
2 8 (5.93%) Windows
3 5 (3.70%) Linux
4 4 (2.96%) CentOS
5 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (57.04%) Information Security
2 32 (23.70%) Penetration Testing
3 31 (22.96%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (14.81%) Data Protection
4 20 (14.81%) Network Management
5 18 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 17 (12.59%) Coaching
7 15 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (10.37%) Configuration Management
8 14 (10.37%) Scrum
8 14 (10.37%) Service Delivery
9 13 (9.63%) SIEM
10 12 (8.89%) Business Development
10 12 (8.89%) Incident Management
10 12 (8.89%) Security Management
11 11 (8.15%) ITIL
11 11 (8.15%) Security Architecture
12 10 (7.41%) Change Management
12 10 (7.41%) Network Design
12 10 (7.41%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.07%) SQL
2 10 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.93%) C#
4 5 (3.70%) PHP
5 4 (2.96%) Perl
5 4 (2.96%) Python
6 3 (2.22%) Java
6 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (34.07%) CISSP
2 43 (31.85%) CISM
3 25 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (14.81%) CCNP
5 17 (12.59%) CISA
6 14 (10.37%) CISMP
7 13 (9.63%) SANS
8 12 (8.89%) JNCIP
8 12 (8.89%) Security Cleared
9 11 (8.15%) CRISC
10 8 (5.93%) Degree
11 4 (2.96%) GCFA
11 4 (2.96%) GCFE
11 4 (2.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 4 (2.96%) MCSA
11 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (2.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (2.22%) CCNA
12 3 (2.22%) MCP
13 2 (1.48%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (51.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (14.81%) GDPR
3 9 (6.67%) ISO 22301
3 9 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (5.19%) QA
5 5 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (3.70%) ISO 9001
5 5 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.48%) COBIT
6 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.48%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) Docker
4 1 (0.74%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (0.74%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (15.56%) Nagios
2 18 (13.33%) OpenNMS
3 14 (10.37%) Puppet
4 13 (9.63%) RANCID
4 13 (9.63%) SCCM
5 11 (8.15%) Cacti
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (17.04%) Cisco
2 17 (12.59%) Juniper
3 15 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 15 (11.11%) Huawei
4 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.96%) Brocade
5 4 (2.96%) VMware
6 3 (2.22%) Foundry
6 3 (2.22%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.22%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.22%) Symantec
6 3 (2.22%) Veeam
6 3 (2.22%) ZyXEL
7 2 (1.48%) Avaya
7 2 (1.48%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.48%) Dell
7 2 (1.48%) Google
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle
7 2 (1.48%) Riverbed
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 38k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + pension + 6 month salary reviews
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working, exc pen, bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews + free par
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + exc benefits/ pen/ bonus/ flex work
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £63000 - £85000 per annum + car, flex working, exc pen/ hol
Posted: 8 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago