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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
UK
Rank 330 302 336
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +34
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 754 1043 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 1.03% 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.06% 8.44% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 606 846 758
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.61% +5.00%

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
9350 12352 11733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.13% 12.23% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7425 9792 9113
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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 21 February 2017 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 21 February 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
England -19 723 £52,500 -4.54% 62
London +25 308 £55,000 -8.33% 18
South East -28 106 £52,500 - 7
North West +12 84 £50,500 +1.00% 7
West Midlands +15 70 £45,000 -18.18% 14
Yorkshire -11 63 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Manchester -8 55 £43,000 -18.09% 5
West Yorkshire +10 53 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Leeds +12 44 £45,000 -5.26% 2
City of London +3 35 £32,500 -38.09% 1
East Midlands -10 35 £45,000 -15.09% 5
East of England -19 35 £65,000 +6.99% 4
Birmingham +12 23 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Hampshire +8 23 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Bedfordshire +11 22 £55,000 +4.76%
Buckinghamshire +30 21 £55,000 +10.00%
Kent +6 21 £42,500 -22.01%
Milton Keynes +21 20 £55,000 +10.00%
Berkshire +10 20 £71,250 +29.54% 2
Rochdale +9 20 £40,000 -25.92% 3
Northamptonshire +28 18 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Northampton +29 16 £45,000 -18.18% 2
South West +11 16 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Solihull +8 15 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Leicestershire -18 14 £48,840 -7.84% 2
Fareham - 12 £37,500 - 1
Slough +19 11 £52,500 -12.50%
Chatham +1 11 £32,000 -52.59%
Herefordshire -22 11 £45,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -22 11 £65,000 -7.14% 4

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 833 (45.40%) Information Security
2 808 (44.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 656 (35.75%) CISSP
4 491 (26.76%) CISM
5 441 (24.03%) ITIL
6 429 (23.38%) Finance
7 400 (21.80%) Firewall
8 399 (21.74%) Risk Management
9 323 (17.60%) Linux
9 323 (17.60%) Degree
10 295 (16.08%) SIEM
11 294 (16.02%) Windows
12 290 (15.80%) CISA
13 287 (15.64%) Cisco
14 280 (15.26%) Data Protection
15 279 (15.20%) Cybersecurity
16 273 (14.88%) Management Information System
17 247 (13.46%) Retail
18 246 (13.41%) Active Directory
19 241 (13.13%) Microsoft
20 239 (13.02%) SQL
21 236 (12.86%) Penetration Testing
22 218 (11.88%) VMware
23 214 (11.66%) Security Operations
24 213 (11.61%) Data Centre
24 213 (11.61%) Security Management
25 204 (11.12%) Agile Software Development
26 198 (10.79%) Network Security
27 189 (10.30%) DNS
28 182 (9.92%) Security Architecture

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
1 108 (5.89%) IIS
2 82 (4.47%) Apache
3 72 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 43 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 35 (1.91%) MS Exchange
6 34 (1.85%) JBoss
7 29 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 28 (1.53%) WebSphere
9 19 (1.04%) CMS
9 19 (1.04%) CoreMedia CMS
9 19 (1.04%) Jetty
9 19 (1.04%) OpenStack
10 15 (0.82%) Confluence
11 11 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.49%) Skype for Business
12 9 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.33%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.33%) OpenCms
14 4 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 138 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 43 (2.34%) MS Office
3 23 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.44%) MS Project
5 5 (0.27%) GIMP
5 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (1.53%) Sentinel
2 14 (0.76%) assyst
2 14 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.27%) Infor CloudSuite
4 5 (0.27%) Infor M3
5 4 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.054%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.054%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.054%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.054%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 110 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (4.25%) Office 365
3 71 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 63 (3.43%) SaaS
5 44 (2.40%) IaaS
6 41 (2.23%) PaaS
7 32 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 13 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 12 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
10 11 (0.60%) Mimecast
10 11 (0.60%) SoftLayer
11 7 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.33%) GitHub
13 5 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.27%) Slack
14 4 (0.22%) TestFlight
15 3 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.16%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 400 (21.80%) Firewall
2 198 (10.79%) Network Security
3 189 (10.30%) DNS
4 167 (9.10%) TCP/IP
5 127 (6.92%) WAN
6 126 (6.87%) LAN
7 125 (6.81%) Internet
8 97 (5.29%) SAN
9 92 (5.01%) DHCP
10 88 (4.80%) VPN
11 80 (4.36%) MPLS
12 63 (3.43%) SSL
13 56 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
14 55 (3.00%) LDAP
14 55 (3.00%) OSPF
14 55 (3.00%) VoIP
14 55 (3.00%) Wireless
15 53 (2.89%) BGP
16 46 (2.51%) HTTP
17 45 (2.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 77 (4.20%) MySQL
3 74 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 65 (3.54%) NoSQL
5 48 (2.62%) MongoDB
6 41 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 40 (2.18%) RDBMS
8 30 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (1.31%) Big Data
11 19 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (0.82%) Redis
16 12 (0.65%) Oracle Database
17 10 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
17 10 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 7 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
19 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 103 (5.61%) Git (software)
2 57 (3.11%) Jenkins
3 34 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (1.09%) JIRA
5 14 (0.76%) Visual Studio
6 12 (0.65%) Subversion
7 11 (0.60%) Burp Suite
7 11 (0.60%) Cucumber
7 11 (0.60%) JUnit
7 11 (0.60%) PHPUnit
7 11 (0.60%) Vagrant
8 10 (0.54%) Fiddler
9 9 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.27%) Gitweb
10 5 (0.27%) WinDbg
11 4 (0.22%) Phing
11 4 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.16%) NUnit
13 2 (0.11%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 429 (23.38%) Finance
2 247 (13.46%) Retail
3 97 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 68 (3.71%) Banking
5 51 (2.78%) Legal
6 50 (2.72%) Games
7 41 (2.23%) Law
8 29 (1.58%) Marketing
9 21 (1.14%) French Language
10 19 (1.04%) Online Betting
11 18 (0.98%) German Language
11 18 (0.98%) Spanish Language
12 17 (0.93%) Dutch Language
12 17 (0.93%) Italian Language
13 14 (0.76%) Multimedia
14 13 (0.71%) Back Office
15 12 (0.65%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.49%) Advertising
17 7 (0.38%) Electronics
18 6 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 334 (18.20%) Analyst
2 248 (13.51%) Security Analyst
3 220 (11.99%) Consultant
4 194 (10.57%) Security Manager
5 185 (10.08%) Architect
6 165 (8.99%) Security Consultant
7 111 (6.05%) Information Manager
8 107 (5.83%) Information Security Manager
9 98 (5.34%) Administrator
9 98 (5.34%) Security Specialist
10 92 (5.01%) Information Security Consultant
11 84 (4.58%) IT Analyst
11 84 (4.58%) Network Engineer
11 84 (4.58%) Security Architect
11 84 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
12 79 (4.31%) Senior Security Analyst
13 77 (4.20%) Developer
14 74 (4.03%) Information Analyst
14 74 (4.03%) Information Security Analyst
15 72 (3.92%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (4.52%) .NET
2 74 (4.03%) Web Services
3 56 (3.05%) XML
4 54 (2.94%) Middleware
5 44 (2.40%) HTML
6 39 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
7 38 (2.07%) ASP.NET
7 38 (2.07%) jQuery
8 33 (1.80%) RESTful
9 32 (1.74%) LAMP
10 31 (1.69%) 802.1X
11 30 (1.63%) CSS
12 29 (1.58%) SailPoint
13 28 (1.53%) JSON
14 27 (1.47%) REST
15 26 (1.42%) Java EE
15 26 (1.42%) SOAP
16 25 (1.36%) AngularJS
17 24 (1.31%) Servlets
18 23 (1.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 273 (14.88%) Management Information System
2 213 (11.61%) Data Centre
3 146 (7.96%) Computer Science
4 134 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
5 126 (6.87%) Data Protection Act
6 48 (2.62%) Security Operations Centre
7 43 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (2.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 36 (1.96%) Fintech
10 32 (1.74%) CESG
11 30 (1.63%) EPoS
12 28 (1.53%) Driving Licence
13 26 (1.42%) PKI
14 25 (1.36%) FlexPod
15 23 (1.25%) Cyber Attack
15 23 (1.25%) Online Games
16 21 (1.14%) User Experience
17 20 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
18 19 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
18 19 (1.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 323 (17.60%) Linux
2 294 (16.02%) Windows
3 125 (6.81%) Unix
4 96 (5.23%) Windows Server
5 90 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 87 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 34 (1.85%) Mac OS X
10 19 (1.04%) Android
11 17 (0.93%) Windows 7
12 14 (0.76%) AIX
12 14 (0.76%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.60%) Solaris
13 11 (0.60%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.54%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.33%) CentOS
15 6 (0.33%) Debian
16 5 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 833 (45.40%) Information Security
2 441 (24.03%) ITIL
3 399 (21.74%) Risk Management
4 295 (16.08%) SIEM
5 280 (15.26%) Data Protection
6 279 (15.20%) Cybersecurity
7 236 (12.86%) Penetration Testing
8 214 (11.66%) Security Operations
9 213 (11.61%) Security Management
10 204 (11.12%) Agile Software Development
11 182 (9.92%) Security Architecture
12 180 (9.81%) E-Commerce
13 179 (9.75%) Vulnerability Management
14 149 (8.12%) Information Security Management
14 149 (8.12%) Risk Assessment
15 147 (8.01%) Project Management
16 139 (7.57%) Disaster Recovery
17 136 (7.41%) Change Management
18 125 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
19 124 (6.76%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 239 (13.02%) SQL
2 154 (8.39%) Java
3 80 (4.36%) Python
4 73 (3.98%) PowerShell
5 71 (3.87%) Perl
6 66 (3.60%) JavaScript
7 53 (2.89%) C#
8 51 (2.78%) PHP
9 35 (1.91%) Ruby
10 33 (1.80%) Bash Shell
11 31 (1.69%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.09%) BeanShell
13 18 (0.98%) C
14 11 (0.60%) Scala
14 11 (0.60%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.38%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.27%) VBScript
17 2 (0.11%) C++
17 2 (0.11%) Korn
17 2 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 656 (35.75%) CISSP
2 491 (26.76%) CISM
3 323 (17.60%) Degree
4 290 (15.80%) CISA
5 177 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
6 127 (6.92%) Security Cleared
7 125 (6.81%) CEH
8 109 (5.94%) CCNP
9 102 (5.56%) CCNA
10 101 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 100 (5.45%) SC Cleared
12 99 (5.40%) GIAC
13 85 (4.63%) SANS
14 76 (4.14%) PCI QSA
15 75 (4.09%) CISMP
16 73 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
17 67 (3.65%) MCSE
18 61 (3.32%) CRISC
19 43 (2.34%) MCSA
20 40 (2.18%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 808 (44.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 122 (6.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 84 (4.58%) QA
4 59 (3.22%) COBIT
5 56 (3.05%) SLA
6 50 (2.72%) GDPR
7 48 (2.62%) ISO27002
8 36 (1.96%) GPG13
9 35 (1.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 32 (1.74%) ISO22301
11 22 (1.20%) ISO27005
12 19 (1.04%) ISO 9001
13 18 (0.98%) RMADS
14 16 (0.87%) BS25999
15 13 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 13 (0.71%) SDET
16 11 (0.60%) PA-DSS
17 5 (0.27%) HIPAA
17 5 (0.27%) ISO 8583
17 5 (0.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 246 (13.41%) Active Directory
2 171 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (3.27%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.53%) VMware ESX
5 27 (1.47%) vSphere
6 18 (0.98%) XenApp
7 17 (0.93%) Firmware
7 17 (0.93%) vCloud
8 16 (0.87%) Docker
8 16 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.38%) Snort
9 7 (0.38%) Xen
10 6 (0.33%) XenServer
11 5 (0.27%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.22%) PowerHA
12 4 (0.22%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.16%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 145 (7.90%) Puppet
2 48 (2.62%) Nessus
3 47 (2.56%) Nagios
4 44 (2.40%) SCCM
5 43 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (2.29%) Ansible
7 34 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
8 26 (1.42%) WSUS
9 20 (1.09%) OpenNMS
10 18 (0.98%) Backup Exec
10 18 (0.98%) RANCID
11 15 (0.82%) SELinux
12 14 (0.76%) Grafana
13 13 (0.71%) StatsD
14 12 (0.65%) CSIRT
14 12 (0.65%) SCOM
15 11 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
15 11 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
15 11 (0.60%) vRealize
16 10 (0.54%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 287 (15.64%) Cisco
2 241 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 218 (11.88%) VMware
4 91 (4.96%) F5
5 90 (4.90%) CheckPoint
6 85 (4.63%) Splunk
7 84 (4.58%) Oracle
8 76 (4.14%) Red Hat
9 66 (3.60%) Juniper
10 63 (3.43%) HP
11 52 (2.83%) Qualys
12 47 (2.56%) NetApp
13 46 (2.51%) Brocade
13 46 (2.51%) Palo Alto
14 37 (2.02%) ArcSight
15 31 (1.69%) Huawei
16 30 (1.63%) IBM
17 28 (1.53%) Citrix
18 27 (1.47%) FireEye
19 26 (1.42%) TOWER Software
London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £55,000 - £70,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum c£45k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + OTE + Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
Scottish Power
Salary: £42400 - £53000 per annum, Benefits bonus, healthcare and company pens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum c£35k + Bonus - Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + 27 days annual leave
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Car, Bonus,
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincolnshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago