The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 280 329 338
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +9
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 1029 1018 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 0.96% 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.98% 8.16% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 792 793 858
Median salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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
10313 12478 12789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.48% 11.72% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8150 9895 10092
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +6.02%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +36 912 £55,000 +2.08% 110
London +52 381 £62,250 +3.75% 34
South East +26 162 £53,750 -2.27% 12
Yorkshire +43 105 £49,000 +15.29% 11
North West -14 81 £52,500 +5.00% 19
West Midlands +21 78 £47,500 +5.55% 5
West Yorkshire +48 75 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Manchester 0 64 £51,000 +4.61% 12
Leeds +43 60 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Hampshire +38 46 £42,000 -22.04% 6
Birmingham +4 44 £47,500 +33.80% 2
City of London +27 42 £56,040 -10.33% 9
East of England -50 38 £52,500 -4.54% 12
South West +25 37 £60,000 +50.00% 9
Berkshire +23 32 £60,000 - 3
Surrey +15 31 £55,000 -3.50% 3
North Yorkshire +12 24 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Bedfordshire -14 22 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Kent -2 21 £43,000 -18.09%
East Midlands -28 21 £45,000 - 8
Rochdale +3 19 £55,000 - 4
Wiltshire +32 18 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Fareham - 16 £31,000 - 1
South Wales +5 15 £67,500 +22.72% 3
Wales +1 15 £67,500 +22.72% 3
Scotland +18 14 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Coventry +6 14 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Hertfordshire -20 14 £51,250 -18.00% 5
Swindon +25 13 £80,000 +100.00%
Northampton +19 13 £45,000 - 2

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 1134 (49.63%) Information Security
2 1112 (48.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 914 (40.00%) CISSP
4 597 (26.13%) CISM
5 582 (25.47%) Finance
6 536 (23.46%) ITIL
7 480 (21.01%) Risk Management
8 476 (20.83%) Firewall
9 421 (18.42%) Degree
10 406 (17.77%) SIEM
11 386 (16.89%) CISA
12 377 (16.50%) Management Information System
12 377 (16.50%) Cybersecurity
13 376 (16.46%) Windows
14 371 (16.24%) Data Protection
15 366 (16.02%) Linux
16 346 (15.14%) Cisco
17 312 (13.65%) Penetration Testing
18 295 (12.91%) Security Management
19 288 (12.60%) Data Centre
20 283 (12.39%) Security Operations
21 276 (12.08%) Microsoft
21 276 (12.08%) Network Security
22 259 (11.33%) SQL
23 258 (11.29%) Active Directory
24 255 (11.16%) VMware
25 249 (10.90%) Security Architecture
26 224 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
27 220 (9.63%) DNS
28 217 (9.50%) Retail

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 158 (6.91%) IIS
2 95 (4.16%) Apache
3 85 (3.72%) Tomcat
4 57 (2.49%) MS Exchange
5 37 (1.62%) JBoss
6 34 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 32 (1.40%) Confluence
8 27 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 26 (1.14%) OpenStack
10 23 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
11 20 (0.88%) WebSphere
12 18 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (0.57%) CMS
14 10 (0.44%) CoreMedia CMS
14 10 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (0.44%) Jetty
14 10 (0.44%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.39%) nginx
16 7 (0.31%) IBM Notes
17 6 (0.26%) OpenCms
Applications
1 140 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 55 (2.41%) MS Office
3 23 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.31%) MS Project
5 5 (0.22%) GIMP
5 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (0.96%) Sentinel
2 20 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.35%) assyst
5 4 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.088%) SAP Retail
6 2 (0.088%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.044%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.044%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.044%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 146 (6.39%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (2.71%) Office 365
4 48 (2.10%) SaaS
5 38 (1.66%) IaaS
6 34 (1.49%) PaaS
7 27 (1.18%) IBM Cloud
8 26 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (1.14%) SoftLayer
9 18 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (0.74%) Amazon S3
11 16 (0.70%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.22%) Slack
13 4 (0.18%) GitHub
13 4 (0.18%) TestFlight
14 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.13%) Sumo Logic
14 3 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.088%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.088%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 476 (20.83%) Firewall
2 276 (12.08%) Network Security
3 220 (9.63%) DNS
4 171 (7.48%) TCP/IP
5 168 (7.35%) LAN
6 160 (7.00%) WAN
7 137 (6.00%) SAN
8 123 (5.38%) VPN
9 122 (5.34%) Internet
10 98 (4.29%) SSL
11 93 (4.07%) DHCP
12 87 (3.81%) Wireless
13 82 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
14 71 (3.11%) MPLS
15 68 (2.98%) Intrusion Detection
15 68 (2.98%) VoIP
16 61 (2.67%) IPsec
17 57 (2.49%) NAS
18 55 (2.41%) LDAP
19 50 (2.19%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 77 (3.37%) MySQL
3 76 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 57 (2.49%) NoSQL
5 42 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (1.71%) MongoDB
7 26 (1.14%) Big Data
7 26 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 20 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
10 16 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 12 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.35%) Redis
13 8 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (4.25%) Git (software)
2 51 (2.23%) Jenkins
3 44 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (1.44%) JIRA
5 29 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (1.14%) Vagrant
7 16 (0.70%) Subversion
8 12 (0.53%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.35%) JUnit
9 8 (0.35%) Maven
10 6 (0.26%) NUnit
10 6 (0.26%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.22%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.22%) Gitweb
12 4 (0.18%) Checkstyle
12 4 (0.18%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.18%) Metasploit
12 4 (0.18%) PVCS
12 4 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 582 (25.47%) Finance
2 217 (9.50%) Retail
3 168 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 82 (3.59%) Legal
5 68 (2.98%) Banking
6 63 (2.76%) Law
7 47 (2.06%) Marketing
8 43 (1.88%) Games
9 22 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.88%) Electronics
11 14 (0.61%) Online Betting
12 13 (0.57%) Back Office
13 11 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.48%) Local Government
13 11 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.44%) Advertising
14 10 (0.44%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.44%) Publishing
15 7 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 378 (16.54%) Analyst
2 361 (15.80%) Consultant
3 326 (14.27%) Security Manager
4 283 (12.39%) Security Consultant
5 268 (11.73%) Security Analyst
6 219 (9.58%) Architect
7 174 (7.61%) Information Security Manager
8 171 (7.48%) Information Manager
9 135 (5.91%) Administrator
10 125 (5.47%) Information Security Consultant
11 116 (5.08%) Security Architect
12 103 (4.51%) IT Analyst
12 103 (4.51%) Security Officer
13 102 (4.46%) Security Specialist
14 94 (4.11%) Information Analyst
14 94 (4.11%) Information Security Analyst
15 91 (3.98%) IT Manager
16 90 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
17 86 (3.76%) IT Security Analyst
18 85 (3.72%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (5.51%) Web Services
2 106 (4.64%) .NET
3 57 (2.49%) XML
4 56 (2.45%) HTML
5 46 (2.01%) ASP.NET
6 44 (1.93%) jQuery
6 44 (1.93%) Middleware
7 42 (1.84%) SOAP
8 32 (1.40%) CSS
9 29 (1.27%) SailPoint
10 28 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
12 26 (1.14%) .NET Framework
12 26 (1.14%) LAMP
13 22 (0.96%) AngularJS
13 22 (0.96%) JSON
13 22 (0.96%) Node.js
13 22 (0.96%) REST
14 21 (0.92%) 802.1X
14 21 (0.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 377 (16.50%) Management Information System
2 288 (12.60%) Data Centre
3 166 (7.26%) Data Protection Act
4 150 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 120 (5.25%) Computer Science
6 86 (3.76%) Security Operations Centre
7 50 (2.19%) Cryptography
8 49 (2.14%) PKI
9 48 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
10 45 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
11 40 (1.75%) CESG
12 39 (1.71%) FlexPod
13 34 (1.49%) Client/Server
14 33 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 31 (1.36%) Fintech
16 26 (1.14%) Driving Licence
17 25 (1.09%) Clustering
18 22 (0.96%) Statistics
19 21 (0.92%) Mathematics
20 20 (0.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 376 (16.46%) Windows
2 366 (16.02%) Linux
3 141 (6.17%) Unix
4 117 (5.12%) Windows Server
5 84 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 73 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 22 (0.96%) Mac OS X
11 21 (0.92%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.83%) Solaris
13 12 (0.53%) AIX
14 11 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.48%) Windows 10
14 11 (0.48%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.39%) Debian
16 8 (0.35%) Android
17 7 (0.31%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1134 (49.63%) Information Security
2 536 (23.46%) ITIL
3 480 (21.01%) Risk Management
4 406 (17.77%) SIEM
5 377 (16.50%) Cybersecurity
6 371 (16.24%) Data Protection
7 312 (13.65%) Penetration Testing
8 295 (12.91%) Security Management
9 283 (12.39%) Security Operations
10 249 (10.90%) Security Architecture
11 224 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
12 216 (9.45%) Information Security Management
13 208 (9.10%) Project Management
14 206 (9.02%) E-Commerce
15 182 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
16 167 (7.31%) Disaster Recovery
17 166 (7.26%) Risk Assessment
18 157 (6.87%) Presales
19 155 (6.78%) ISMS
20 152 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 259 (11.33%) SQL
2 147 (6.43%) Java
3 111 (4.86%) Python
4 106 (4.64%) PowerShell
5 97 (4.25%) Perl
6 73 (3.19%) C#
7 60 (2.63%) PHP
8 59 (2.58%) JavaScript
9 43 (1.88%) Ruby
10 37 (1.62%) T-SQL
11 35 (1.53%) C
12 30 (1.31%) Bash Shell
13 17 (0.74%) BeanShell
14 12 (0.53%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.44%) Scala
16 9 (0.39%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.35%) C++
18 5 (0.22%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.22%) VBA
19 4 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 914 (40.00%) CISSP
2 597 (26.13%) CISM
3 421 (18.42%) Degree
4 386 (16.89%) CISA
5 194 (8.49%) CEH
6 189 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
7 146 (6.39%) Security Cleared
8 127 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 116 (5.08%) CCNP
10 110 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 105 (4.60%) SANS
12 104 (4.55%) CCNA
12 104 (4.55%) GIAC
13 93 (4.07%) PCI QSA
14 84 (3.68%) CISMP
15 79 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
16 73 (3.19%) CRISC
17 71 (3.11%) IISP
17 71 (3.11%) MCSE
18 57 (2.49%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1112 (48.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 202 (8.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 111 (4.86%) COBIT
4 83 (3.63%) QA
5 72 (3.15%) ISO27002
6 70 (3.06%) ISO22301
7 58 (2.54%) SLA
8 47 (2.06%) GPG13
9 42 (1.84%) ISO27005
10 41 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 29 (1.27%) ISO 9001
12 27 (1.18%) PA-DSS
13 22 (0.96%) RMADS
14 20 (0.88%) BS25999
15 15 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 11 (0.48%) HIPAA
17 7 (0.31%) SDET
18 6 (0.26%) Data Quality
19 4 (0.18%) SEPA
20 3 (0.13%) SAS 70
System Software
1 258 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 197 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (3.41%) Hyper-V
4 57 (2.49%) vSphere
5 36 (1.58%) XenApp
6 35 (1.53%) vCloud
7 30 (1.31%) VMware ESX
8 27 (1.18%) Docker
8 27 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (0.96%) Firmware
10 9 (0.39%) Snort
10 9 (0.39%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.35%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.26%) XenServer
14 5 (0.22%) Samba
14 5 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
15 4 (0.18%) iptables
15 4 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 161 (7.05%) Puppet
2 74 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (2.63%) SCCM
4 56 (2.45%) Ansible
4 56 (2.45%) Nessus
5 51 (2.23%) Nagios
6 36 (1.58%) Red Hat Satellite
7 33 (1.44%) QRadar
8 29 (1.27%) SCOM
9 23 (1.01%) WSUS
10 20 (0.88%) OpenNMS
10 20 (0.88%) RANCID
11 19 (0.83%) Nmap
11 19 (0.83%) RSA Security Analytics
12 17 (0.74%) Rsyslog
13 14 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
13 14 (0.61%) SELinux
14 13 (0.57%) Rundeck
15 12 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 11 (0.48%) vRealize
Vendors
1 346 (15.14%) Cisco
2 276 (12.08%) Microsoft
3 255 (11.16%) VMware
4 130 (5.69%) Splunk
5 106 (4.64%) Red Hat
6 102 (4.46%) CheckPoint
7 98 (4.29%) Oracle
8 87 (3.81%) F5
9 78 (3.41%) Juniper
10 75 (3.28%) HP
11 69 (3.02%) ArcSight
11 69 (3.02%) Qualys
12 66 (2.89%) NetApp
13 57 (2.49%) Palo Alto
14 52 (2.28%) Brocade
15 50 (2.19%) Citrix
16 43 (1.88%) IBM
17 40 (1.75%) LogRhythm
18 37 (1.62%) SAP
19 35 (1.53%) EMC
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 36 minutes ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £74000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marks Sattin
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
East Midlands
Venn Group
Salary: £44000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus bonus & bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
KnownFour
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago