The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 366 389 400
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +11
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 818 637 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.61% 0.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.76% 5.97% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 637 524 577
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12105 10665 12202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.59% 10.14% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9336 8358 10054
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PCI DSS
Salary Trend

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in the UK

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 within the UK.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in the UK

PCI DSS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 788 £49,000 -2.00% 70
London +46 283 £50,000 -9.09% 22
South East +6 218 £48,000 +1.05% 18
Berkshire +26 94 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Yorkshire -1 85 £45,000 -16.66% 3
West Yorkshire +10 77 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Leeds +12 70 £49,000 -18.33% 1
East of England +8 65 £48,000 -4.00% 3
Hampshire -48 47 £47,500 +13.09% 3
Kent +41 44 £37,500 -4.45% 1
Reading +5 42 £42,500 -34.61% 1
City of London 0 41 £52,500 +5.00% 11
West Midlands -13 38 £40,000 -8.57% 2
East Midlands +2 31 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Hertfordshire +10 26 £48,000 +20.00% 3
North West -25 25 £46,950 +10.47% 7
Slough +11 23 £56,250 +14.79% 1
Leicestershire +24 22 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Leicester +24 21 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Basingstoke 0 18 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Surrey -15 18 £60,000 +33.33% 6
South West -38 17 £55,000 +37.50% 11
Bedfordshire +8 16 £66,250 +145.37%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 16 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 16 £40,000 -
North East - 16 £40,000 -
Newbury - 15 £70,000 - 2
Staffordshire -11 13 £19,000 -57.77% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +11 11 £19,000 -65.45% 1
Birmingham +7 11 £40,000 +6.66%

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 770 (45.29%) Information Security
2 724 (42.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 480 (28.24%) CISSP
4 448 (26.35%) Windows
5 427 (25.12%) Linux
6 399 (23.47%) Finance
7 351 (20.65%) ITIL
8 339 (19.94%) Firewall
9 331 (19.47%) Degree
10 280 (16.47%) Cisco
11 275 (16.18%) CISM
12 262 (15.41%) Management Information System
13 261 (15.35%) UNIX
14 244 (14.35%) E-Commerce
15 236 (13.88%) CISA
16 231 (13.59%) Project Management
17 217 (12.76%) Penetration Testing
18 214 (12.59%) SIEM
19 197 (11.59%) DNS
20 195 (11.47%) TCP/IP
20 195 (11.47%) Java
21 190 (11.18%) SQL
22 189 (11.12%) Microsoft
23 185 (10.88%) VMware
24 183 (10.76%) Data Protection
25 182 (10.71%) IIS
25 182 (10.71%) Apache
26 171 (10.06%) Risk Management
27 161 (9.47%) Retail
27 161 (9.47%) Network Security

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 182 (10.71%) IIS
1 182 (10.71%) Apache
2 35 (2.06%) Tomcat
3 31 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 20 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.18%) Apache Solr
5 19 (1.12%) nginx
6 14 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.53%) Jetty
11 6 (0.35%) Node.js
11 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.24%) SAS
12 4 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.12%) Confluence
13 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.12%) Lync
Applications
1 114 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.65%) MS Office
3 27 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.00%) MS Project
5 7 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
1 5 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.059%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.059%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.059%) RMDS
3 1 (0.059%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 80 (4.71%) SaaS
2 21 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.76%) PaaS
5 12 (0.71%) IaaS
6 5 (0.29%) Office 365
6 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 339 (19.94%) Firewall
2 197 (11.59%) DNS
3 195 (11.47%) TCP/IP
4 161 (9.47%) Network Security
5 124 (7.29%) BGP
6 118 (6.94%) Internet
7 111 (6.53%) MPLS
8 109 (6.41%) OSPF
9 102 (6.00%) WAN
10 100 (5.88%) LAN
11 98 (5.76%) VPN
12 96 (5.65%) Cisco IOS
13 83 (4.88%) EIGRP
14 78 (4.59%) SMTP
15 65 (3.82%) Wireless
16 56 (3.29%) Cisco ASA
17 53 (3.12%) SSL
18 49 (2.88%) VoIP
19 46 (2.71%) Intrusion Detection
20 45 (2.65%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 97 (5.71%) MySQL
3 28 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 14 (0.82%) OLAP
6 14 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (0.71%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.47%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.24%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.18%) Ingres
15 3 (0.18%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 27 (1.59%) Metasploit
2 11 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 10 (0.59%) Subversion
4 8 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.35%) LoadRunner
6 5 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.29%) Log4Net
6 5 (0.29%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.24%) AppScan
7 4 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.18%) WebLOAD
9 2 (0.12%) Maven
9 2 (0.12%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.12%) JIRA
10 1 (0.059%) Hudson
10 1 (0.059%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.059%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.059%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.059%) Selenium
10 1 (0.059%) Ant
General
1 399 (23.47%) Finance
2 161 (9.47%) Retail
3 121 (7.12%) Banking
4 78 (4.59%) Legal
5 65 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 62 (3.65%) Marketing
7 51 (3.00%) Games
8 30 (1.76%) Back Office
9 24 (1.41%) Retail Banking
10 20 (1.18%) Advertising
11 17 (1.00%) German Language
11 17 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.82%) French Language
13 13 (0.76%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.47%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.47%) Local Government
16 5 (0.29%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.29%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 294 (17.29%) Analyst
2 222 (13.06%) Security Analyst
3 217 (12.76%) Consultant
4 187 (11.00%) Security Consultant
5 140 (8.24%) Security Manager
6 126 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 89 (5.24%) Information Analyst
7 89 (5.24%) Information Security Analyst
8 78 (4.59%) Architect
8 78 (4.59%) Network Engineer
9 72 (4.24%) Security Officer
10 69 (4.06%) Tester
11 68 (4.00%) Administrator
12 66 (3.88%) IT Security Consultant
12 66 (3.88%) IT Consultant
13 65 (3.82%) Penetration Tester
14 64 (3.76%) Information Manager
15 61 (3.59%) Security Engineer
15 61 (3.59%) Information Security Manager
16 57 (3.35%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (5.47%) .NET
2 70 (4.12%) Web Services
3 44 (2.59%) ASP.NET
4 38 (2.24%) LAMP
5 28 (1.65%) HTML
5 28 (1.65%) XML
6 23 (1.35%) WCF
7 22 (1.29%) CSS
8 19 (1.12%) HTML5
9 16 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (0.76%) .NET Framework
11 12 (0.71%) XSLT
11 12 (0.71%) XHTML
11 12 (0.71%) Memcached
12 11 (0.65%) SOAP
13 10 (0.59%) REST
14 8 (0.47%) Ajax
15 6 (0.35%) Middleware
15 6 (0.35%) CCXML
15 6 (0.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 262 (15.41%) Management Information System
2 106 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (6.12%) Clustering
4 71 (4.18%) Computer Science
5 61 (3.59%) Data Protection Act
6 50 (2.94%) Open Source
7 42 (2.47%) Cryptography
8 37 (2.18%) PMI
9 35 (2.06%) CESG
10 31 (1.82%) IVR
11 28 (1.65%) CESG CLAS
11 28 (1.65%) SWIFT
12 26 (1.53%) Mathematics
13 24 (1.41%) APACS
14 23 (1.35%) RMADS
14 23 (1.35%) Online Games
15 22 (1.29%) EFT
16 19 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (1.12%) iPad
17 18 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 448 (26.35%) Windows
2 427 (25.12%) Linux
3 261 (15.35%) UNIX
4 137 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (2.41%) Solaris
8 35 (2.06%) CentOS
9 29 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (1.53%) AIX
11 25 (1.47%) Debian
12 24 (1.41%) Ubuntu
13 16 (0.94%) Android
14 12 (0.71%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.35%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.24%) OS/390
17 3 (0.18%) OS/400
18 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 770 (45.29%) Information Security
2 351 (20.65%) ITIL
3 244 (14.35%) E-Commerce
4 231 (13.59%) Project Management
5 217 (12.76%) Penetration Testing
6 214 (12.59%) SIEM
7 183 (10.76%) Data Protection
8 171 (10.06%) Risk Management
9 149 (8.76%) Data Security
10 124 (7.29%) Security Architecture
10 124 (7.29%) Cyber Security
11 116 (6.82%) Security Management
12 113 (6.65%) PRINCE2
13 106 (6.24%) Business Continuity
13 106 (6.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 106 (6.24%) Load Balancing
14 95 (5.59%) Service Delivery
15 87 (5.12%) Change Management
16 86 (5.06%) Information Security Management
17 81 (4.76%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 195 (11.47%) Java
2 190 (11.18%) SQL
3 126 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 106 (6.24%) Perl
4 106 (6.24%) PowerShell
5 88 (5.18%) PHP
6 62 (3.65%) Python
7 59 (3.47%) Ruby
8 45 (2.65%) T-SQL
9 34 (2.00%) C#
10 30 (1.76%) C
11 27 (1.59%) Shell Script
12 26 (1.53%) JavaScript
13 24 (1.41%) C++
14 18 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 16 (0.94%) Objective-C
16 11 (0.65%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.059%) BeanShell
17 1 (0.059%) ABAP
17 1 (0.059%) VB
Qualifications
1 480 (28.24%) CISSP
2 331 (19.47%) Degree
3 275 (16.18%) CISM
4 236 (13.88%) CISA
5 127 (7.47%) Cisco Certification
6 103 (6.06%) CCNA
7 90 (5.29%) PCI QSA
8 83 (4.88%) CEH
9 70 (4.12%) Security Cleared
10 65 (3.82%) CCNP
11 59 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 58 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
13 43 (2.53%) CISMP
14 38 (2.24%) OSCP
14 38 (2.24%) PMI Certification
15 35 (2.06%) CCSE
16 34 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 33 (1.94%) SC Cleared
18 31 (1.82%) CCA
19 30 (1.76%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 724 (42.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 160 (9.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 126 (7.41%) COBIT
4 68 (4.00%) ISO 9001
5 30 (1.76%) QA
6 24 (1.41%) ISO 8583
7 23 (1.35%) SLA
8 22 (1.29%) COSO
9 18 (1.06%) GPG13
10 13 (0.76%) HIPAA
10 13 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 13 (0.76%) BS7799
11 11 (0.65%) JSP 440
12 9 (0.53%) ISO 9000
13 6 (0.35%) TickIT
13 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 5 (0.29%) BS25999
15 4 (0.24%) ISO 14001
16 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
17 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
System Software
1 149 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 141 (8.29%) Active Directory
3 100 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 48 (2.82%) Snort
5 22 (1.29%) vSphere
6 20 (1.18%) Squid
7 16 (0.94%) ISA Server
8 15 (0.88%) KVM
9 13 (0.76%) Varnish
9 13 (0.76%) Hyper-V
9 13 (0.76%) Nmap
10 7 (0.41%) Xen
10 7 (0.41%) XenApp
10 7 (0.41%) NFS
11 6 (0.35%) XenServer
12 4 (0.24%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (2.35%) Puppet
2 37 (2.18%) SCCM
3 18 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.00%) ARCserve
5 16 (0.94%) Nessus
6 15 (0.88%) WSUS
6 15 (0.88%) Nagios
7 12 (0.71%) ZABBIX
8 11 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
9 8 (0.47%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (0.41%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.29%) SCOM
11 5 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.24%) Cacti
12 4 (0.24%) logstash
12 4 (0.24%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.24%) Kibana
13 3 (0.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 280 (16.47%) Cisco
2 189 (11.12%) Microsoft
3 185 (10.88%) VMware
4 149 (8.76%) Red Hat
5 119 (7.00%) CheckPoint
6 102 (6.00%) F5
7 90 (5.29%) Juniper
8 79 (4.65%) Oracle
9 61 (3.59%) Websense
10 53 (3.12%) HP
11 41 (2.41%) Citrix
12 34 (2.00%) McAfee
13 30 (1.76%) ServiceNow
14 29 (1.71%) Tripwire
15 25 (1.47%) IBM
16 22 (1.29%) Symantec
16 22 (1.29%) Sophos
16 22 (1.29%) Blue Coat
17 21 (1.24%) Splunk
18 19 (1.12%) Sourcefire
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £23-27K per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Securitech Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago