The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 341 382 425
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +43
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 876 655 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.60% 0.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.19% 5.94% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 637 532 523
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,950 £36,836
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12178 11020 11373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.57% 10.13% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9426 8806 9350
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +36 823 £45,000 -10.00% 95
London +25 310 £50,000 -9.09% 33
South East +8 202 £45,000 -1.09% 21
Yorkshire +11 94 £35,000 -20.00% 4
West Yorkshire +29 87 £35,000 -4.76% 2
Leeds +28 82 £35,000 -4.76% 1
Berkshire +42 76 £50,000 -14.89% 8
East of England +7 58 £45,000 +9.42% 11
City of London +5 57 £50,000 -4.76% 11
West Midlands +32 48 £45,000 -2.70% 12
Hampshire -39 47 £45,000 - 7
East Midlands +9 42 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Kent +31 39 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Slough +37 37 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Hertfordshire +11 31 £44,000 -16.19% 4
Leicestershire +10 31 £55,000 +37.50% 1
North West +5 31 £35,000 -36.36% 7
Leicester +10 23 £55,000 +37.50% 1
South West -27 20 £34,500 -23.33% 1
Reading +5 17 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Manchester +17 16 £35,000 -36.36% 5
Birmingham +17 14 £42,000 -37.77%
Wiltshire -2 14 £34,500 -23.33% 1
West Sussex -3 14 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Newbury - 14 £48,750 - 2
Basingstoke +9 13 £65,000 - 2
Surrey -6 13 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Staffordshire -7 13 £60,000 +9.09%
Letchworth - 12 £35,500 - 1
Cheshire +4 11 £47,500 -9.52%

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 657 (43.08%) Information Security
2 617 (40.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 466 (30.56%) CISSP
4 426 (27.93%) Windows
5 414 (27.15%) Linux
6 384 (25.18%) Finance
7 310 (20.33%) Firewall
8 300 (19.67%) ITIL
9 291 (19.08%) Degree
10 250 (16.39%) UNIX
11 244 (16.00%) CISM
12 236 (15.48%) Management Information System
13 229 (15.02%) Project Management
14 224 (14.69%) CISA
15 223 (14.62%) E-Commerce
16 211 (13.84%) Cisco
17 207 (13.57%) Microsoft
18 205 (13.44%) Penetration Testing
19 200 (13.11%) SIEM
20 196 (12.85%) Java
21 181 (11.87%) DNS
22 177 (11.61%) Apache
23 166 (10.89%) TCP/IP
24 165 (10.82%) SQL
25 164 (10.75%) Data Protection
26 163 (10.69%) VMware
27 155 (10.16%) Data Security
28 153 (10.03%) IIS
29 149 (9.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
30 146 (9.57%) Retail

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 177 (11.61%) Apache
2 153 (10.03%) IIS
3 44 (2.89%) MS Exchange
4 35 (2.30%) Tomcat
5 23 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (1.38%) SharePoint
7 19 (1.25%) Apache Solr
8 18 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (0.92%) nginx
9 14 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.59%) SAS
11 9 (0.59%) Jetty
12 7 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.39%) Node.js
14 4 (0.26%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.26%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 118 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.62%) MS Office
3 34 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.18%) MS Project
5 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.066%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.13%) Magento
2 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.066%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.69%) SaaS
2 17 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.85%) PaaS
4 12 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.46%) IaaS
6 5 (0.33%) Office 365
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.066%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 310 (20.33%) Firewall
2 181 (11.87%) DNS
3 166 (10.89%) TCP/IP
4 134 (8.79%) Network Security
5 124 (8.13%) Internet
6 103 (6.75%) BGP
7 101 (6.62%) LAN
8 98 (6.43%) OSPF
9 97 (6.36%) VPN
10 96 (6.30%) WAN
11 93 (6.10%) MPLS
12 82 (5.38%) Cisco IOS
13 81 (5.31%) Wireless
14 70 (4.59%) VoIP
15 69 (4.52%) EIGRP
16 59 (3.87%) Intrusion Detection
17 56 (3.67%) SMTP
18 51 (3.34%) DHCP
19 49 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
20 48 (3.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 87 (5.70%) MySQL
3 22 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 14 (0.92%) OLAP
8 14 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.72%) NoSQL
10 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.26%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (0.20%) OLTP
13 3 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (2.10%) Metasploit
2 11 (0.72%) Subversion
3 9 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.39%) Mercurial
6 5 (0.33%) Log4Net
6 5 (0.33%) AppScan
6 5 (0.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.26%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.20%) WebLOAD
9 2 (0.13%) JIRA
9 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.13%) Ant
9 2 (0.13%) Maven
10 1 (0.066%) JUnit
10 1 (0.066%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.066%) Hudson
10 1 (0.066%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.066%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 384 (25.18%) Finance
2 146 (9.57%) Retail
3 107 (7.02%) Banking
4 68 (4.46%) Legal
5 61 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 60 (3.93%) Marketing
7 48 (3.15%) Games
8 34 (2.23%) Back Office
9 23 (1.51%) Retail Banking
10 21 (1.38%) Advertising
11 15 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.72%) French Language
14 10 (0.66%) German Language
15 6 (0.39%) Local Government
16 5 (0.33%) Law
16 5 (0.33%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.33%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 250 (16.39%) Analyst
2 182 (11.93%) Consultant
3 179 (11.74%) Security Analyst
4 154 (10.10%) Security Consultant
5 121 (7.93%) Security Manager
6 96 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 80 (5.25%) Tester
8 75 (4.92%) Penetration Tester
9 74 (4.85%) Architect
10 71 (4.66%) Information Analyst
11 70 (4.59%) Information Security Analyst
12 68 (4.46%) Administrator
13 62 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
14 61 (4.00%) Security Officer
15 54 (3.54%) Security Engineer
16 53 (3.48%) Network Engineer
17 51 (3.34%) IT Security Analyst
18 50 (3.28%) IT Consultant
18 50 (3.28%) IT Security Consultant
18 50 (3.28%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (7.28%) .NET
2 71 (4.66%) Web Services
3 47 (3.08%) ASP.NET
4 37 (2.43%) HTML
4 37 (2.43%) XML
5 31 (2.03%) LAMP
6 22 (1.44%) WCF
7 20 (1.31%) CSS
8 19 (1.25%) HTML5
9 16 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (0.85%) .NET Framework
11 12 (0.79%) XHTML
11 12 (0.79%) XSLT
12 11 (0.72%) SOAP
12 11 (0.72%) REST
13 10 (0.66%) JSON
13 10 (0.66%) Ajax
14 9 (0.59%) COM
15 8 (0.52%) Memcached
16 7 (0.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 236 (15.48%) Management Information System
2 93 (6.10%) Clustering
3 65 (4.26%) Open Source
4 59 (3.87%) Data Protection Act
5 47 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.23%) PMI
7 33 (2.16%) Cryptography
8 31 (2.03%) SWIFT
9 30 (1.97%) IVR
10 27 (1.77%) EFT
11 26 (1.70%) Online Games
12 23 (1.51%) APACS
12 23 (1.51%) iPhone
13 20 (1.31%) iPad
14 19 (1.25%) CESG
14 19 (1.25%) Replication
15 17 (1.11%) PKI
16 16 (1.05%) EPoS
17 15 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
17 15 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 426 (27.93%) Windows
2 414 (27.15%) Linux
3 250 (16.39%) UNIX
4 119 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (2.49%) Solaris
9 37 (2.43%) CentOS
10 29 (1.90%) Ubuntu
11 21 (1.38%) Debian
11 21 (1.38%) Apple iOS
12 20 (1.31%) Android
13 19 (1.25%) AIX
14 15 (0.98%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.33%) OS/390
16 4 (0.26%) SELinux
17 3 (0.20%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.20%) OS/400
17 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 657 (43.08%) Information Security
2 300 (19.67%) ITIL
3 229 (15.02%) Project Management
4 223 (14.62%) E-Commerce
5 205 (13.44%) Penetration Testing
6 200 (13.11%) SIEM
7 164 (10.75%) Data Protection
8 155 (10.16%) Data Security
9 136 (8.92%) Risk Management
10 116 (7.61%) Service Delivery
11 112 (7.34%) Cyber Security
12 104 (6.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 102 (6.69%) Security Management
14 101 (6.62%) PRINCE2
15 97 (6.36%) Security Architecture
16 95 (6.23%) Load Balancing
17 92 (6.03%) Ethical Hacking
18 88 (5.77%) Security Testing
19 85 (5.57%) Business Continuity
20 80 (5.25%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (12.85%) Java
2 165 (10.82%) SQL
3 114 (7.48%) Bash Shell
4 96 (6.30%) PHP
5 94 (6.16%) Perl
6 81 (5.31%) PowerShell
7 65 (4.26%) Python
8 52 (3.41%) Ruby
9 42 (2.75%) T-SQL
10 39 (2.56%) C
11 32 (2.10%) JavaScript
12 31 (2.03%) C#
13 25 (1.64%) Objective-C
14 18 (1.18%) VB.NET
14 18 (1.18%) C++
15 15 (0.98%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.79%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.13%) VB
18 1 (0.066%) Jython
18 1 (0.066%) RPG
Qualifications
1 466 (30.56%) CISSP
2 291 (19.08%) Degree
3 244 (16.00%) CISM
4 224 (14.69%) CISA
5 124 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
6 103 (6.75%) CCNA
7 92 (6.03%) CEH
8 83 (5.44%) PCI QSA
9 75 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
10 69 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 54 (3.54%) CCNP
12 53 (3.48%) Security Cleared
13 51 (3.34%) CISMP
14 49 (3.21%) OSCP
15 43 (2.82%) GPEN
16 42 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 36 (2.36%) PMI Certification
17 36 (2.36%) CCSE
18 35 (2.30%) GIAC
19 34 (2.23%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 617 (40.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 149 (9.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 93 (6.10%) COBIT
4 55 (3.61%) ISO 9001
5 23 (1.51%) ISO 8583
5 23 (1.51%) QA
6 20 (1.31%) SLA
7 19 (1.25%) HIPAA
8 18 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 15 (0.98%) GPG13
10 13 (0.85%) BS7799
11 9 (0.59%) ISO 9000
12 7 (0.46%) COSO
12 7 (0.46%) BS25999
13 5 (0.33%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.33%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 124 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 120 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (5.11%) VMware ESXi
4 50 (3.28%) Snort
5 40 (2.62%) vSphere
6 24 (1.57%) Nmap
7 23 (1.51%) ISA Server
8 22 (1.44%) KVM
9 17 (1.11%) Squid
10 14 (0.92%) Hyper-V
11 12 (0.79%) VMware ESX
12 11 (0.72%) NFS
13 8 (0.52%) Varnish
14 7 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (0.46%) XenApp
14 7 (0.46%) XenServer
15 5 (0.33%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.33%) Xen
16 4 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
17 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (2.56%) SCCM
2 36 (2.36%) Puppet
3 27 (1.77%) Nessus
4 19 (1.25%) Nagios
4 19 (1.25%) ARCserve
5 16 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.85%) WSUS
7 12 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (0.66%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.52%) Cacti
10 7 (0.46%) FortiGate
10 7 (0.46%) SCOM
10 7 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.39%) OSSEC
11 6 (0.39%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.33%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.33%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
14 1 (0.066%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 211 (13.84%) Cisco
2 207 (13.57%) Microsoft
3 163 (10.69%) VMware
4 137 (8.98%) Red Hat
5 103 (6.75%) CheckPoint
6 85 (5.57%) F5
7 74 (4.85%) Oracle
8 63 (4.13%) Juniper
9 55 (3.61%) Websense
10 46 (3.02%) HP
11 39 (2.56%) Citrix
12 34 (2.23%) ServiceNow
13 30 (1.97%) McAfee
13 30 (1.97%) Sophos
14 28 (1.84%) IBM
15 24 (1.57%) Dell
15 24 (1.57%) Tripwire
16 23 (1.51%) Symantec
16 23 (1.51%) Splunk
17 21 (1.38%) EMC
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Venturi
Salary: £46500 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Venturi
Salary: £32000 - £44500 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 30% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £44500 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £32,418 to £44,574 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £46,517 to £63,691 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday