The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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)
UK / Scotland
Rank 130 130 115
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15  
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 8 33 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 1.13% 1.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.77% 8.51% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 24
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -12.50%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 212 388 451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 9.14% 13.23% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125 243 256
Median salary £37,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,150 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in Scotland

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in Scotland

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Scotland 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
Edinburgh -22 6 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Glasgow +19 2 £25,000 -41.86%
PCI DSS
UK

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 18 (94.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (84.21%) CISSP
3 13 (68.42%) Information Security
4 12 (63.16%) CISM
5 9 (47.37%) GDPR
6 8 (42.11%) Degree
6 8 (42.11%) CISA
6 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
7 7 (36.84%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (36.84%) Performance Management
7 7 (36.84%) Data Protection
8 6 (31.58%) OWASP
8 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
9 4 (21.05%) IISP
9 4 (21.05%) Splunk
9 4 (21.05%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
9 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
9 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
9 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (21.05%) Network Security
9 4 (21.05%) Law
9 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Project Management
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle
9 4 (21.05%) IIS
9 4 (21.05%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
9 4 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (21.05%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Security Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Compliance Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Network Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
4 3 (15.79%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Information Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (10.53%) CCTV
4 1 (5.26%) Cybercrime
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
3 7 (36.84%) Data Protection
3 7 (36.84%) Performance Management
4 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (31.58%) OWASP
5 4 (21.05%) Compliance Management
5 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
5 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (15.79%) B2B
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) CISSP
2 12 (63.16%) CISM
3 8 (42.11%) CISA
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) IISP
5 3 (15.79%) PCI QSA
6 1 (5.26%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (94.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (47.37%) GDPR
3 3 (15.79%) PA-DSS
4 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (5.26%) COBIT
5 1 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
1 4 (21.05%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
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