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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 356 387 395
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +8
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 840 710 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.65% 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.19% 6.49% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 681 518 551
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £73,100
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%

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
11682 10934 11662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.43% 9.99% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9196 8385 9540
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +44 810 £50,000 - 74
London +40 287 £55,000 - 26
South East +40 207 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Yorkshire -27 95 £49,000 +8.88% 8
West Yorkshire -6 88 £49,000 +8.88% 6
Hampshire +4 85 £43,750 -2.77% 2
City of London +45 78 £45,500 -13.33% 5
Leeds -7 73 £49,000 +8.88% 6
Berkshire -8 66 £47,500 -5.00% 4
East Midlands +44 51 £55,000 - 8
North West +20 47 £50,000 +7.52% 8
East of England 0 47 £65,000 +36.84% 5
West Midlands -5 45 £40,500 -22.85% 5
Leicestershire +46 38 £55,000 -12.00% 5
South West +9 30 £47,500 -12.84% 5
Manchester +2 26 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Leicester +42 24 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Hertfordshire -12 21 £55,000 +7.31%
Reading -3 20 £55,000 -4.34%
Slough -22 20 £44,000 -7.36%
Wiltshire +7 19 £46,000 +76.92% 4
West Sussex +11 17 £37,500 -42.30% 1
Surrey +8 16 £57,500 +27.77%
Scotland -3 15 £42,500 - 4
Bradford - 15 £65,000 -
Cheshire -1 13 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Southampton +9 12 £53,750 +65.38% 2
Kent +7 12 £47,500 +17.28%
Edinburgh +1 12 £42,500 - 3
North East -1 12 £40,000 -33.33%

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 820 (49.37%) Information Security
2 755 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 553 (33.29%) CISSP
4 398 (23.96%) Finance
5 391 (23.54%) Firewall
6 371 (22.34%) ITIL
7 344 (20.71%) Windows
8 340 (20.47%) Linux
9 313 (18.84%) Cisco
10 308 (18.54%) CISM
11 280 (16.86%) Management Information System
12 275 (16.56%) Degree
13 231 (13.91%) Risk Management
14 228 (13.73%) CISA
15 227 (13.67%) E-Commerce
16 216 (13.00%) UNIX
17 197 (11.86%) VMware
18 195 (11.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 187 (11.26%) Network Security
20 182 (10.96%) COBIT
21 177 (10.66%) Java
22 176 (10.60%) Penetration Testing
23 169 (10.17%) Security Management
24 163 (9.81%) IIS
25 158 (9.51%) Cisco Certification
26 157 (9.45%) SQL
27 156 (9.39%) SIEM
28 151 (9.09%) Security Architecture
29 141 (8.49%) TCP/IP
29 141 (8.49%) Retail

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 163 (9.81%) IIS
2 130 (7.83%) Apache
3 52 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 31 (1.87%) nginx
5 29 (1.75%) Apache Solr
6 26 (1.57%) MS Exchange
7 21 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (0.84%) Jetty
9 11 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (0.66%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.36%) Confluence
12 5 (0.30%) Node.js
13 4 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.24%) Lync
14 3 (0.18%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.12%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 88 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.05%) MS Visio
3 32 (1.93%) MS Office
4 9 (0.54%) MS Project
5 6 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (0.30%) Magento
2 3 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.060%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.060%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.060%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 66 (3.97%) SaaS
2 23 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.20%) IaaS
4 15 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.48%) PaaS
6 6 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 391 (23.54%) Firewall
2 187 (11.26%) Network Security
3 141 (8.49%) TCP/IP
4 138 (8.31%) DNS
5 107 (6.44%) VPN
6 103 (6.20%) BGP
7 97 (5.84%) WAN
8 91 (5.48%) LAN
9 89 (5.36%) Wireless
10 85 (5.12%) MPLS
11 83 (5.00%) Internet
12 82 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
13 79 (4.76%) OSPF
14 74 (4.46%) SSL
15 69 (4.15%) Cisco IOS
16 66 (3.97%) SAN
17 60 (3.61%) EIGRP
18 56 (3.37%) SMTP
19 42 (2.53%) DHCP
20 40 (2.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (5.30%) MySQL
2 73 (4.39%) SQL Server
3 39 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 26 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 13 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 12 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (0.60%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.36%) Informix
13 4 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
14 3 (0.18%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 37 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 30 (1.81%) Jenkins
3 19 (1.14%) Subversion
4 15 (0.90%) TeamCity
5 14 (0.84%) Metasploit
6 13 (0.78%) LoadRunner
7 12 (0.72%) JIRA
8 10 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.42%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.36%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.24%) JUnit
12 4 (0.24%) Selenium
12 4 (0.24%) jMock
12 4 (0.24%) Mockito
12 4 (0.24%) Concordion
13 3 (0.18%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.12%) ProC
15 1 (0.060%) CruiseControl
General
1 398 (23.96%) Finance
2 141 (8.49%) Retail
3 126 (7.59%) Banking
4 98 (5.90%) Telecoms
5 81 (4.88%) Legal
6 47 (2.83%) Games
7 41 (2.47%) Marketing
8 27 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.26%) Retail Banking
10 19 (1.14%) Law
11 17 (1.02%) Advertising
11 17 (1.02%) German Language
12 16 (0.96%) Back Office
13 11 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.54%) French Language
15 6 (0.36%) Automotive
15 6 (0.36%) Publishing
15 6 (0.36%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.36%) Local Government
16 5 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 311 (18.72%) Analyst
2 245 (14.75%) Consultant
3 239 (14.39%) Security Analyst
4 205 (12.34%) Security Consultant
5 167 (10.05%) Security Manager
6 132 (7.95%) Information Analyst
7 127 (7.65%) Information Security Analyst
8 110 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 99 (5.96%) Network Engineer
10 91 (5.48%) Architect
11 86 (5.18%) Information Manager
12 85 (5.12%) Information Security Manager
13 75 (4.52%) Security Officer
14 71 (4.27%) Administrator
15 70 (4.21%) Security Engineer
16 61 (3.67%) Information Security Officer
17 58 (3.49%) Security Architect
17 58 (3.49%) IT Security Consultant
17 58 (3.49%) IT Consultant
18 57 (3.43%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (3.13%) .NET
2 43 (2.59%) Web Services
3 30 (1.81%) CSS
4 27 (1.63%) Spring
5 25 (1.51%) HTML
6 20 (1.20%) LAMP
7 18 (1.08%) XML
7 18 (1.08%) SOAP
8 17 (1.02%) REST
9 14 (0.84%) J2EE
9 14 (0.84%) Hibernate
9 14 (0.84%) Java EE
10 13 (0.78%) Regular Expression
11 12 (0.72%) Memcached
11 12 (0.72%) ASP.NET
12 9 (0.54%) Middleware
13 7 (0.42%) jQuery
14 6 (0.36%) WCF
14 6 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
14 6 (0.36%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 280 (16.86%) Management Information System
2 127 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 57 (3.43%) Clustering
5 53 (3.19%) Cryptography
6 47 (2.83%) Data Protection Act
7 44 (2.65%) CESG
8 34 (2.05%) Mathematics
9 32 (1.93%) Open Source
10 30 (1.81%) Mobile Payment
11 28 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
12 25 (1.51%) Mobile App
13 24 (1.44%) PKI
14 23 (1.38%) IVR
14 23 (1.38%) EFT
14 23 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
15 21 (1.26%) SWIFT
16 20 (1.20%) RMADS
17 18 (1.08%) Replication
18 17 (1.02%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 344 (20.71%) Windows
2 340 (20.47%) Linux
3 216 (13.00%) UNIX
4 79 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (2.41%) Solaris
6 40 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (2.17%) AIX
8 29 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (1.44%) CentOS
10 18 (1.08%) Ubuntu
10 18 (1.08%) Android
11 13 (0.78%) Debian
12 11 (0.66%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.54%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.36%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.24%) SUSE
16 3 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 820 (49.37%) Information Security
2 371 (22.34%) ITIL
3 231 (13.91%) Risk Management
4 227 (13.67%) E-Commerce
5 176 (10.60%) Penetration Testing
6 169 (10.17%) Security Management
7 156 (9.39%) SIEM
8 151 (9.09%) Security Architecture
9 135 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
10 134 (8.07%) Project Management
11 132 (7.95%) Data Protection
12 126 (7.59%) Data Security
13 121 (7.28%) Change Management
14 109 (6.56%) Information Security Management
15 101 (6.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 95 (5.72%) Cyber Security
17 90 (5.42%) Business Continuity
18 87 (5.24%) Risk Assessment
19 84 (5.06%) Service Delivery
20 83 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (10.66%) Java
2 157 (9.45%) SQL
3 89 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 81 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 75 (4.52%) Perl
6 55 (3.31%) Python
7 48 (2.89%) Shell Script
7 48 (2.89%) Ruby
8 36 (2.17%) PHP
8 36 (2.17%) JavaScript
9 30 (1.81%) C
10 25 (1.51%) C#
11 21 (1.26%) PL/SQL
12 18 (1.08%) C++
13 13 (0.78%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.24%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.18%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.12%) Uniface
17 1 (0.060%) XPath
17 1 (0.060%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 553 (33.29%) CISSP
2 308 (18.54%) CISM
3 275 (16.56%) Degree
4 228 (13.73%) CISA
5 158 (9.51%) Cisco Certification
6 118 (7.10%) PCI QSA
7 117 (7.04%) CCNA
8 83 (5.00%) CEH
9 74 (4.46%) CCNP
10 71 (4.27%) Security Cleared
11 56 (3.37%) CRISC
12 45 (2.71%) GIAC
13 44 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (1.99%) MCSE
15 32 (1.93%) CCIE
15 32 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
16 29 (1.75%) SC Cleared
17 23 (1.38%) ISSAP
17 23 (1.38%) ISSMP
18 21 (1.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 755 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 195 (11.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 182 (10.96%) COBIT
4 46 (2.77%) QA
5 45 (2.71%) ISO 9001
6 37 (2.23%) SLA
7 29 (1.75%) COSO
8 21 (1.26%) ISO 8583
9 19 (1.14%) GPG13
10 17 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 13 (0.78%) BS7799
12 12 (0.72%) BS25999
12 12 (0.72%) HIPAA
13 10 (0.60%) JSP 440
13 10 (0.60%) TickIT
13 10 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 5 (0.30%) ISO 14001
14 5 (0.30%) Basel II
15 4 (0.24%) PABP
16 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 130 (7.83%) Active Directory
2 125 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
4 42 (2.53%) vSphere
5 26 (1.57%) Snort
6 15 (0.90%) Xen
7 14 (0.84%) Squid
8 13 (0.78%) Hyper-V
9 12 (0.72%) ISA Server
10 9 (0.54%) NFS
10 9 (0.54%) Varnish
11 8 (0.48%) Nmap
12 7 (0.42%) XenApp
13 6 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.36%) Docker
14 4 (0.24%) StorNext
14 4 (0.24%) XenServer
15 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.18%) KVM
15 3 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (2.65%) Puppet
2 31 (1.87%) SCCM
3 23 (1.38%) ZABBIX
3 23 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.26%) logstash
5 19 (1.14%) Kibana
5 19 (1.14%) Nagios
6 18 (1.08%) FortiGate
7 16 (0.96%) ARCserve
8 15 (0.90%) Vagrant
8 15 (0.90%) WSUS
8 15 (0.90%) Graphite
8 15 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
9 9 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (0.42%) Nessus
11 6 (0.36%) Cacti
11 6 (0.36%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.36%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 313 (18.84%) Cisco
2 197 (11.86%) VMware
3 121 (7.28%) Microsoft
4 114 (6.86%) CheckPoint
5 111 (6.68%) Oracle
6 105 (6.32%) F5
7 102 (6.14%) Juniper
8 97 (5.84%) Red Hat
9 81 (4.88%) HP
10 49 (2.95%) Citrix
11 47 (2.83%) Splunk
12 46 (2.77%) ServiceNow
13 45 (2.71%) Websense
14 34 (2.05%) SolarWinds
15 30 (1.81%) NetApp
16 29 (1.75%) McAfee
17 25 (1.51%) Sourcefire
18 22 (1.32%) Blue Coat
19 19 (1.14%) Fortinet
19 19 (1.14%) LogRhythm
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42500 per annum + £3,000 on-call + OT + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
brightsolid
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Payment Express
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
iSource IT
Salary: Car + Bonus + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago