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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 372 388 409
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +21
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 812 649 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.60% 0.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.60% 5.93% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 624 533 584
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £70,000 £67,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
12311 10950 12262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.65% 10.20% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9495 8596 10078
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 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 2 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 2 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 +41 775 £48,000 -2.04% 69
London +58 289 £50,000 -9.09% 24
South East -10 200 £45,000 - 12
Berkshire +30 89 £50,000 -11.11% 4
Yorkshire -5 84 £40,000 -29.82% 9
West Yorkshire +25 75 £42,500 -29.16% 8
Leeds +10 68 £35,000 -41.66% 7
East of England +9 68 £45,000 -10.00% 2
City of London +4 50 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Kent +40 45 £37,500 -8.53%
Hampshire -46 40 £45,000 +7.14% 2
East Midlands +19 37 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Reading +9 37 £46,250 -27.45% 1
West Midlands +9 34 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hertfordshire +16 29 £46,500 - 1
North West -33 28 £46,950 +4.33% 8
Leicestershire +23 26 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Slough +18 26 £55,000 +12.24%
Leicester +16 22 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Basingstoke -8 17 £60,000 -5.88% 1
Bedfordshire +4 16 £50,000 +85.18%
South West -52 16 £55,000 +37.50% 8
Newbury - 16 £70,000 - 1
Surrey -17 15 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Birmingham +10 14 £40,750 -18.50% 1
Manchester -16 11 £35,000 -34.88% 4
Folkestone - 11 £31,250 -
Coventry +7 10 £54,000 +54.28%
Essex +5 10 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -8 10 £40,000 -37.50%

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 729 (44.61%) Information Security
2 693 (42.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 484 (29.62%) CISSP
4 435 (26.62%) Windows
5 418 (25.58%) Linux
6 404 (24.72%) Finance
7 328 (20.07%) ITIL
8 320 (19.58%) Degree
9 313 (19.16%) Firewall
10 268 (16.40%) CISM
11 258 (15.79%) Management Information System
12 257 (15.73%) UNIX
13 256 (15.67%) Cisco
14 237 (14.50%) E-Commerce
14 237 (14.50%) CISA
15 229 (14.01%) Project Management
16 211 (12.91%) SIEM
17 209 (12.79%) Penetration Testing
18 201 (12.30%) Java
19 193 (11.81%) Microsoft
20 187 (11.44%) DNS
21 182 (11.14%) Apache
22 181 (11.08%) SQL
22 181 (11.08%) IIS
23 179 (10.95%) TCP/IP
24 178 (10.89%) Data Protection
25 171 (10.47%) VMware
26 167 (10.22%) Risk Management
27 161 (9.85%) Retail
28 160 (9.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (11.14%) Apache
2 181 (11.08%) IIS
3 36 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 35 (2.14%) MS Exchange
5 20 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.22%) Apache Solr
6 18 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (0.92%) nginx
10 14 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.55%) Jetty
12 6 (0.37%) SAS
12 6 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.37%) Node.js
13 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.12%) Lync
13 2 (0.12%) Confluence
13 2 (0.12%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 117 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.26%) MS Office
3 33 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.04%) MS Project
5 6 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.31%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.24%) Magento
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.061%) RMDS
5 1 (0.061%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.061%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 68 (4.16%) SaaS
2 18 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.80%) PaaS
5 8 (0.49%) IaaS
6 5 (0.31%) Office 365
7 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 313 (19.16%) Firewall
2 187 (11.44%) DNS
3 179 (10.95%) TCP/IP
4 147 (9.00%) Network Security
5 119 (7.28%) Internet
6 118 (7.22%) BGP
7 108 (6.61%) MPLS
7 108 (6.61%) OSPF
8 94 (5.75%) LAN
9 91 (5.57%) WAN
9 91 (5.57%) Cisco IOS
10 83 (5.08%) VPN
11 80 (4.90%) EIGRP
12 73 (4.47%) SMTP
13 69 (4.22%) Wireless
14 51 (3.12%) Cisco ASA
14 51 (3.12%) VoIP
15 48 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
16 45 (2.75%) DHCP
17 42 (2.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 92 (5.63%) MySQL
3 26 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 14 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 14 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (0.86%) OLAP
8 13 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.55%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.24%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.18%) OLTP
15 3 (0.18%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.18%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 29 (1.77%) Metasploit
2 8 (0.49%) Subversion
3 7 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.37%) LoadRunner
4 6 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.31%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.31%) Log4Net
5 5 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.24%) AppScan
7 3 (0.18%) WebLOAD
8 2 (0.12%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.12%) Maven
8 2 (0.12%) JIRA
8 2 (0.12%) Ant
9 1 (0.061%) JUnit
9 1 (0.061%) Selenium
9 1 (0.061%) Hudson
9 1 (0.061%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.061%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.061%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 404 (24.72%) Finance
2 161 (9.85%) Retail
3 120 (7.34%) Banking
4 74 (4.53%) Legal
5 64 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 61 (3.73%) Marketing
7 50 (3.06%) Games
8 32 (1.96%) Back Office
9 25 (1.53%) Retail Banking
10 17 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.98%) Advertising
12 15 (0.92%) German Language
13 13 (0.80%) French Language
13 13 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.49%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.43%) Local Government
17 6 (0.37%) Electronics
18 5 (0.31%) Italian Language
18 5 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 286 (17.50%) Analyst
2 210 (12.85%) Security Analyst
3 204 (12.48%) Consultant
4 179 (10.95%) Security Consultant
5 140 (8.57%) Security Manager
6 125 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 79 (4.83%) Information Analyst
8 78 (4.77%) Architect
8 78 (4.77%) Information Security Analyst
9 76 (4.65%) Tester
10 72 (4.41%) Penetration Tester
11 67 (4.10%) Security Officer
12 64 (3.92%) IT Security Consultant
12 64 (3.92%) IT Consultant
12 64 (3.92%) Network Engineer
13 60 (3.67%) Administrator
13 60 (3.67%) Information Manager
13 60 (3.67%) IT Security Analyst
14 57 (3.49%) Information Security Manager
15 54 (3.30%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (5.94%) .NET
2 72 (4.41%) Web Services
3 46 (2.82%) ASP.NET
4 38 (2.33%) LAMP
5 31 (1.90%) XML
6 29 (1.77%) HTML
7 23 (1.41%) WCF
8 22 (1.35%) CSS
9 19 (1.16%) HTML5
10 17 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (0.80%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.73%) XSLT
12 12 (0.73%) XHTML
12 12 (0.73%) Memcached
13 11 (0.67%) REST
13 11 (0.67%) SOAP
14 8 (0.49%) JSON
14 8 (0.49%) Ajax
15 7 (0.43%) COM
15 7 (0.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 258 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 98 (6.00%) Clustering
3 64 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 58 (3.55%) Data Protection Act
5 54 (3.30%) Open Source
6 37 (2.26%) PMI
7 36 (2.20%) Cryptography
8 32 (1.96%) IVR
8 32 (1.96%) CESG
9 30 (1.84%) SWIFT
10 25 (1.53%) CESG CLAS
10 25 (1.53%) APACS
11 22 (1.35%) EFT
11 22 (1.35%) Online Games
12 21 (1.29%) RMADS
13 19 (1.16%) Mathematics
14 17 (1.04%) iPhone
14 17 (1.04%) iPad
14 17 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 435 (26.62%) Windows
2 418 (25.58%) Linux
3 257 (15.73%) UNIX
4 128 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (2.20%) Solaris
8 32 (1.96%) CentOS
9 29 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (1.47%) AIX
11 23 (1.41%) Debian
11 23 (1.41%) Ubuntu
12 17 (1.04%) Android
13 16 (0.98%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.49%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.24%) SELinux
15 4 (0.24%) OS/390
16 3 (0.18%) OS/400
17 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (44.61%) Information Security
2 328 (20.07%) ITIL
3 237 (14.50%) E-Commerce
4 229 (14.01%) Project Management
5 211 (12.91%) SIEM
6 209 (12.79%) Penetration Testing
7 178 (10.89%) Data Protection
8 167 (10.22%) Risk Management
9 149 (9.12%) Data Security
10 123 (7.53%) Cyber Security
11 117 (7.16%) Security Architecture
12 112 (6.85%) Security Management
13 111 (6.79%) PRINCE2
14 103 (6.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 103 (6.30%) Load Balancing
15 100 (6.12%) Service Delivery
16 99 (6.06%) Business Continuity
17 88 (5.39%) Information Security Management
18 82 (5.02%) Ethical Hacking
19 77 (4.71%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 201 (12.30%) Java
2 181 (11.08%) SQL
3 125 (7.65%) Bash Shell
4 100 (6.12%) Perl
5 96 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 91 (5.57%) PHP
7 60 (3.67%) Python
8 54 (3.30%) Ruby
9 44 (2.69%) T-SQL
10 32 (1.96%) C
10 32 (1.96%) C#
11 29 (1.77%) JavaScript
12 25 (1.53%) Shell Script
13 23 (1.41%) C++
14 18 (1.10%) Objective-C
14 18 (1.10%) VB.NET
15 12 (0.73%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.061%) RPG
16 1 (0.061%) ABAP
16 1 (0.061%) VB
Qualifications
1 484 (29.62%) CISSP
2 320 (19.58%) Degree
3 268 (16.40%) CISM
4 237 (14.50%) CISA
5 112 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (5.45%) CCNA
7 88 (5.39%) CEH
8 80 (4.90%) PCI QSA
9 72 (4.41%) Security Cleared
10 63 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
11 60 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 56 (3.43%) CCNP
13 45 (2.75%) CISMP
14 42 (2.57%) OSCP
15 38 (2.33%) PMI Certification
16 36 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 36 (2.20%) CCSE
17 35 (2.14%) SC Cleared
17 35 (2.14%) GIAC
18 33 (2.02%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 693 (42.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 160 (9.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 128 (7.83%) COBIT
4 67 (4.10%) ISO 9001
5 27 (1.65%) QA
6 25 (1.53%) ISO 8583
7 20 (1.22%) SLA
8 18 (1.10%) COSO
9 15 (0.92%) GPG13
10 14 (0.86%) HIPAA
11 13 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 11 (0.67%) BS7799
13 10 (0.61%) JSP 440
14 9 (0.55%) ISO 9000
15 4 (0.24%) ISO 14001
16 2 (0.12%) TickIT
16 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 12207
16 2 (0.12%) BS25999
17 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 1 (0.061%) Solvency II
System Software
1 136 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 131 (8.02%) Active Directory
3 89 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
4 49 (3.00%) Snort
5 23 (1.41%) vSphere
6 21 (1.29%) ISA Server
7 18 (1.10%) KVM
8 17 (1.04%) Squid
9 14 (0.86%) Nmap
10 12 (0.73%) Hyper-V
10 12 (0.73%) Varnish
11 7 (0.43%) Xen
11 7 (0.43%) NFS
12 6 (0.37%) XenServer
13 5 (0.31%) XenApp
14 4 (0.24%) VMware ESX
14 4 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
15 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.12%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 42 (2.57%) SCCM
2 34 (2.08%) Puppet
3 22 (1.35%) ARCserve
4 18 (1.10%) Nessus
5 15 (0.92%) WSUS
6 13 (0.80%) Nagios
7 12 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
8 11 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
9 9 (0.55%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (0.43%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.31%) SCOM
12 5 (0.31%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.24%) Cacti
14 3 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
15 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 2 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
15 2 (0.12%) OSSEC
15 2 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 256 (15.67%) Cisco
2 193 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 171 (10.47%) VMware
4 142 (8.69%) Red Hat
5 106 (6.49%) CheckPoint
5 106 (6.49%) F5
6 82 (5.02%) Juniper
7 78 (4.77%) Oracle
8 62 (3.79%) Websense
9 55 (3.37%) HP
10 38 (2.33%) Citrix
11 37 (2.26%) McAfee
12 32 (1.96%) ServiceNow
13 28 (1.71%) Tripwire
14 27 (1.65%) IBM
15 24 (1.47%) Sophos
16 22 (1.35%) Symantec
17 21 (1.29%) Dell
17 21 (1.29%) Sourcefire
18 20 (1.22%) Splunk
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £23-27K per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + car allowance, bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £74000 - £79000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Capita
Salary: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £62500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago