The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 257 276 269
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 51 32 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.81% 2.82% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 32
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £45,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £68,400 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.19%
PCI DSS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1060 1136 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.39% 10.90% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 898 971 855
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,250 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the City of London region.

PCI DSS Salary Trend in the City of London

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in the City of London

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS.

1 86 (72.27%) Information Security
2 64 (53.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (50.42%) CISSP
4 45 (37.82%) Firewall
5 43 (36.13%) Finance
6 33 (27.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (24.37%) COBIT
8 28 (23.53%) CISM
8 28 (23.53%) Management Information System
9 27 (22.69%) Security Management
9 27 (22.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 27 (22.69%) Security Architecture
10 25 (21.01%) Risk Management
10 25 (21.01%) ITIL
10 25 (21.01%) Cyber Security
11 23 (19.33%) Information Assurance
11 23 (19.33%) Degree
11 23 (19.33%) Information Security Management
12 22 (18.49%) Linux
13 20 (16.81%) ISMS
14 19 (15.97%) CISA
15 18 (15.13%) Business Continuity
15 18 (15.13%) Windows
15 18 (15.13%) Network Security
16 17 (14.29%) SAN
17 16 (13.45%) WAN
17 16 (13.45%) HP
17 16 (13.45%) VMware
18 14 (11.76%) Citrix
18 14 (11.76%) CCNA

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.20%) IIS
2 2 (1.68%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) MS Office
1 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
1 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (37.82%) Firewall
2 18 (15.13%) Network Security
3 17 (14.29%) SAN
4 16 (13.45%) WAN
5 14 (11.76%) MPLS
6 13 (10.92%) BGP
6 13 (10.92%) VPN
6 13 (10.92%) Wireless
7 12 (10.08%) EIGRP
7 12 (10.08%) VPLS
7 12 (10.08%) iSCSI
7 12 (10.08%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (10.08%) NetScaler
7 12 (10.08%) HSRP
8 7 (5.88%) Internet
9 4 (3.36%) VLAN
10 3 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.52%) LAN
11 2 (1.68%) DNS
12 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
General
1 43 (36.13%) Finance
2 12 (10.08%) Advertising
3 8 (6.72%) Legal
4 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.68%) Law
6 2 (1.68%) Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Retail
6 2 (1.68%) iGaming
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Local Government
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.84%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (28.57%) Analyst
2 30 (25.21%) Security Analyst
3 26 (21.85%) Information Analyst
3 26 (21.85%) Information Security Analyst
4 22 (18.49%) Security Manager
5 13 (10.92%) Security Officer
5 13 (10.92%) Consultant
5 13 (10.92%) Information Manager
5 13 (10.92%) Information Security Manager
6 10 (8.40%) Information Security Officer
6 10 (8.40%) Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Security Risk Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 7 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Security Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (3.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) .NET
1 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (1.68%) RESTful
2 1 (0.84%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.04%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (5.04%) PKI
4 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.20%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.52%) Open Source
5 3 (2.52%) User Experience
5 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.52%) CESG
5 3 (2.52%) W3C
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.84%) Online Games
7 1 (0.84%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.49%) Linux
2 18 (15.13%) Windows
3 4 (3.36%) UNIX
4 2 (1.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (72.27%) Information Security
2 33 (27.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (22.69%) Security Management
3 27 (22.69%) Security Architecture
4 25 (21.01%) Risk Management
4 25 (21.01%) ITIL
4 25 (21.01%) Cyber Security
5 23 (19.33%) Information Assurance
5 23 (19.33%) Information Security Management
6 20 (16.81%) ISMS
7 18 (15.13%) Business Continuity
8 14 (11.76%) Load Balancing
9 13 (10.92%) E-Commerce
9 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (10.08%) Incident Management
10 12 (10.08%) E-Discovery
11 10 (8.40%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (8.40%) Service Delivery
11 10 (8.40%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (7.56%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.72%) Java
2 2 (1.68%) SQL
2 2 (1.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 60 (50.42%) CISSP
2 28 (23.53%) CISM
3 23 (19.33%) Degree
4 19 (15.97%) CISA
5 14 (11.76%) CCNA
5 14 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (11.76%) CRISC
6 12 (10.08%) CCNP
7 8 (6.72%) CCIE
8 4 (3.36%) CEH
8 4 (3.36%) PCI QSA
9 2 (1.68%) MBA
10 1 (0.84%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.84%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.84%) ISSEP
10 1 (0.84%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (53.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (24.37%) COBIT
3 27 (22.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.20%) HIPAA
4 5 (4.20%) Basel II
5 3 (2.52%) QA
5 3 (2.52%) BS7799
5 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (1.68%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.68%) vSphere
3 2 (1.68%) XenServer
4 1 (0.84%) Xen
4 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.84%) Puppet
2 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.84%) SELinux
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) HP
1 16 (13.45%) VMware
2 14 (11.76%) Citrix
2 14 (11.76%) Cisco
3 12 (10.08%) SolarWinds
4 4 (3.36%) Remedy
4 4 (3.36%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.52%) Splunk
5 3 (2.52%) Juniper
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle
6 2 (1.68%) F5
7 1 (0.84%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.84%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.84%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.84%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.84%) Sourcefire
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 60,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Volt
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago