Period
to 21 September 2017

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 6 months to 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 199 283
Rank change year-on-year -50 +84 +23
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 123 167 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.93% 1.40% 0.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.85% 11.54% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 89 154 66
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,370 £32,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1567 1447 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.91% 12.14% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1154 1347
North West median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 21 September 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 6 months to 21 September 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
Manchester -61 81 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Cheshire -9 28 £60,000 +33.33%
Merseyside -3 3 £35,500 -25.26% 2
Lancashire -6 1 - -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 88 (71.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (54.47%) Information Security
3 44 (35.77%) CISSP
4 41 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 39 (31.71%) CISM
6 30 (24.39%) Internet
7 27 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
8 25 (20.33%) GDPR
9 24 (19.51%) Active Directory
10 21 (17.07%) Cisco
10 21 (17.07%) DNS
10 21 (17.07%) CISA
10 21 (17.07%) Firewall
10 21 (17.07%) Business Development
11 19 (15.45%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (14.63%) Coaching
13 17 (13.82%) Retail
14 16 (13.01%) Data Protection
14 16 (13.01%) Windows
14 16 (13.01%) Telecoms
15 15 (12.20%) Finance
15 15 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (12.20%) Nagios
15 15 (12.20%) TACACS
15 15 (12.20%) Ethernet
15 15 (12.20%) Broadband
15 15 (12.20%) SCCM
15 15 (12.20%) OpenNMS
15 15 (12.20%) Network Management
16 14 (11.38%) Puppet

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 5 (4.07%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.81%) Apache
3 1 (0.81%) nginx
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Magento
2 1 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.07%) Office 365
2 5 (4.07%) SaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.39%) Internet
2 21 (17.07%) DNS
2 21 (17.07%) Firewall
3 15 (12.20%) Broadband
3 15 (12.20%) Ethernet
3 15 (12.20%) TACACS
3 15 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (10.57%) BGP
4 13 (10.57%) MRTG
4 13 (10.57%) SNMP
5 12 (9.76%) MPLS
6 10 (8.13%) LAN
6 10 (8.13%) VoIP
7 7 (5.69%) VPN
8 6 (4.88%) Asterisk PBX
8 6 (4.88%) DHCP
8 6 (4.88%) IPv6
9 4 (3.25%) HSRP
9 4 (3.25%) Junos
9 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) MySQL
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.25%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.25%) Power BI
5 2 (1.63%) Big Data
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) GIS
6 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.81%) Redis
6 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.63%) Grunt
2 2 (1.63%) gulp
3 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.81%) NUnit
3 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.81%) Selenium
3 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (13.82%) Retail
2 16 (13.01%) Telecoms
3 15 (12.20%) Finance
4 7 (5.69%) Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Advertising
5 3 (2.44%) Billing
5 3 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.44%) Games
5 3 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Law
5 3 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (16.26%) Business Development Manager
1 20 (16.26%) Business Manager
1 20 (16.26%) Development Manager
2 19 (15.45%) Security Manager
3 14 (11.38%) Consultant
4 12 (9.76%) Security Consultant
5 10 (8.13%) IT Manager
6 9 (7.32%) CISSP Consultant
6 9 (7.32%) Network Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Analyst
7 8 (6.50%) Information Security Specialist
7 8 (6.50%) Information Specialist
7 8 (6.50%) IT Security Manager
7 8 (6.50%) Security Specialist
8 6 (4.88%) Architect
8 6 (4.88%) CISSP Manager
8 6 (4.88%) Designer
8 6 (4.88%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (4.88%) Network Designer
8 6 (4.88%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) jQuery
2 4 (3.25%) .NET
2 4 (3.25%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.25%) CSS
2 4 (3.25%) HTML
2 4 (3.25%) Web Services
3 3 (2.44%) Sass
4 2 (1.63%) Ajax
4 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.63%) JSON
4 2 (1.63%) LAMP
4 2 (1.63%) React
4 2 (1.63%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (0.81%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.81%) Memcached
5 1 (0.81%) phpspec
5 1 (0.81%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (7.32%) Internet of Things
3 6 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.07%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.25%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.25%) Replication
6 3 (2.44%) Contactless
6 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.63%) Social Media
7 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.63%) User Experience
7 2 (1.63%) Wiki
8 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.81%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.01%) Windows
2 10 (8.13%) Unix
3 8 (6.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.25%) Linux
6 2 (1.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.47%) Information Security
2 41 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 27 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (17.07%) Business Development
5 18 (14.63%) Coaching
6 16 (13.01%) Data Protection
7 15 (12.20%) Network Management
8 14 (11.38%) Configuration Management
9 12 (9.76%) Risk Management
10 9 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (7.32%) Information Security Governance
10 9 (7.32%) Privileged Access Management
10 9 (7.32%) Security Architecture
10 9 (7.32%) Service Delivery
10 9 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.50%) Change Management
11 8 (6.50%) ITIL
11 8 (6.50%) Scrum
11 8 (6.50%) Security Monitoring
12 7 (5.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.57%) SQL
2 7 (5.69%) PHP
3 5 (4.07%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.25%) Perl
4 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.25%) Python
5 2 (1.63%) C#
5 2 (1.63%) Java
6 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (35.77%) CISSP
2 39 (31.71%) CISM
3 21 (17.07%) CISA
4 19 (15.45%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (8.94%) CCNP
5 11 (8.94%) CISMP
5 11 (8.94%) CRISC
5 11 (8.94%) SANS
6 8 (6.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 8 (6.50%) JNCIP
7 5 (4.07%) CCNA
7 5 (4.07%) CEH
7 5 (4.07%) CREST Certified
7 5 (4.07%) Degree
7 5 (4.07%) OSCP
7 5 (4.07%) Tigerscheme
8 3 (2.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (2.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (1.63%) GCFE
9 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (71.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (20.33%) GDPR
3 10 (8.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (7.32%) ISO 22301
5 5 (4.07%) ISO 9001
5 5 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.63%) QA
8 1 (0.81%) COBIT
8 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) Varnish
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) Nagios
1 15 (12.20%) OpenNMS
1 15 (12.20%) SCCM
2 14 (11.38%) Puppet
3 13 (10.57%) Cacti
3 13 (10.57%) RANCID
4 4 (3.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (17.07%) Cisco
2 13 (10.57%) Ericsson
2 13 (10.57%) Huawei
2 13 (10.57%) Juniper
3 8 (6.50%) VMware
4 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.07%) Veeam
6 4 (3.25%) Brocade
6 4 (3.25%) Foundry
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle
6 4 (3.25%) ZyXEL
7 3 (2.44%) Citrix
7 3 (2.44%) Google
8 2 (1.63%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.81%) Avaya
9 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.81%) HP
9 1 (0.81%) McAfee
9 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.81%) Symantec