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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 249 329 345
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +16
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 1272 1045 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.30% 0.95% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.67% 8.00% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 873 787
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.70% +4.44%

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
11923 13065 13498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.20% 11.91% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9444 10333 10398
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
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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 +71 1217 £55,000 +10.00% 125
London +74 416 £62,500 +13.63% 44
South East +16 253 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Yorkshire +62 151 £50,000 +11.11% 18
West Yorkshire +70 129 £50,000 +11.11% 11
West Midlands +38 113 £52,500 +18.98% 14
Leeds +67 105 £50,000 +11.11% 11
North West +62 102 £51,250 +13.88% 11
Berkshire +35 91 £62,500 +31.57% 5
Manchester +31 80 £53,000 +17.77% 8
Birmingham +31 64 £55,000 +10.00% 7
East of England +23 59 £55,000 - 8
South West +8 54 £55,000 +18.59% 11
East Midlands +18 52 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Surrey +46 50 £50,000 +11.11% 2
City of London +68 46 £61,250 +8.88% 16
Hertfordshire +22 45 £55,000 - 4
Kent +48 44 £45,000 +7.78% 3
Uxbridge +18 26 £58,750 +46.87%
Gloucestershire +13 25 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Scotland +11 25 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Hampshire -31 23 £64,000 +28.00% 3
Reading +2 22 £65,000 +62.50% 3
Watford +29 21 £55,000 +7.31% 2
Slough +20 21 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Rochdale +9 20 £57,500 - 1
Leicestershire +8 20 £41,750 +4.37% 3
Edinburgh +2 20 £52,500 +16.66% 1
North Yorkshire +19 19 £40,500 -4.70% 6
Coventry +13 16 £37,500 -3.84% 2

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1408 (57.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1275 (52.36%) Information Security
3 1116 (45.83%) CISSP
4 695 (28.54%) CISM
5 597 (24.52%) Finance
6 524 (21.52%) CISA
7 515 (21.15%) ITIL
8 504 (20.70%) Risk Management
9 499 (20.49%) Firewall
10 470 (19.30%) Degree
11 446 (18.32%) Data Protection
12 434 (17.82%) Cybersecurity
13 420 (17.25%) Management Information System
14 410 (16.84%) SIEM
15 383 (15.73%) Windows
16 333 (13.68%) Security Management
17 332 (13.63%) Linux
18 311 (12.77%) Cisco
19 290 (11.91%) Security Architecture
20 283 (11.62%) Microsoft
21 259 (10.64%) Project Management
22 258 (10.60%) Security Operations
23 253 (10.39%) Data Centre
23 253 (10.39%) Penetration Testing
24 247 (10.14%) Network Security
25 241 (9.90%) SQL
26 233 (9.57%) Information Security Management
27 229 (9.40%) E-Commerce
28 227 (9.32%) Active Directory
29 211 (8.67%) VMware

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
1 177 (7.27%) IIS
2 83 (3.41%) MS Exchange
3 77 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 65 (2.67%) Apache
5 49 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 39 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (1.03%) Confluence
8 25 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 18 (0.74%) nginx
11 17 (0.70%) JBoss
12 15 (0.62%) CMS
13 14 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
13 14 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (0.41%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.33%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
16 7 (0.29%) IBM Notes
17 6 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 140 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 64 (2.63%) MS Office
3 27 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.25%) MS Project
6 3 (0.12%) DOC1
6 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.041%) GIMP
7 1 (0.041%) HipChat
7 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.16%) SAP Retail
4 3 (0.12%) Exstream
4 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.082%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.082%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.041%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.041%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 141 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (2.59%) Office 365
3 60 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
4 30 (1.23%) SoftLayer
5 21 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (0.86%) SaaS
6 16 (0.66%) Mimecast
7 14 (0.57%) Sumo Logic
8 10 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.21%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.16%) GitHub
13 3 (0.12%) IaaS
14 2 (0.082%) Google Tag Manager
15 1 (0.041%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.041%) HP Helion
15 1 (0.041%) Slack
15 1 (0.041%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 499 (20.49%) Firewall
2 247 (10.14%) Network Security
3 169 (6.94%) LAN
4 163 (6.69%) WAN
5 161 (6.61%) DNS
6 142 (5.83%) TCP/IP
7 140 (5.75%) Internet
7 140 (5.75%) VPN
8 114 (4.68%) Cisco ASA
9 101 (4.15%) SSL
10 97 (3.98%) SAN
11 88 (3.61%) Intrusion Detection
12 83 (3.41%) Wireless
13 76 (3.12%) VoIP
14 66 (2.71%) HTTP
15 65 (2.67%) MPLS
16 59 (2.42%) DHCP
17 56 (2.30%) IPsec
18 54 (2.22%) VLAN
19 50 (2.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 75 (3.08%) MySQL
3 46 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 25 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (0.90%) MongoDB
5 22 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 19 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 18 (0.74%) Big Data
7 18 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (0.62%) MS Access
9 13 (0.53%) PowerPivot
9 13 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (0.33%) Power BI
12 8 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (0.25%) DB2
13 6 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (2.18%) Git (software)
2 42 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 31 (1.27%) JIRA
4 30 (1.23%) Vagrant
5 24 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (0.66%) Subversion
8 15 (0.62%) Maven
9 13 (0.53%) Selenium
10 8 (0.33%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.29%) AppScan
11 7 (0.29%) Metasploit
12 6 (0.25%) JUnit
13 5 (0.21%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.21%) Hudson
13 5 (0.21%) NUnit
13 5 (0.21%) Spock
13 5 (0.21%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.16%) NCrunch
14 4 (0.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 597 (24.52%) Finance
2 203 (8.34%) Telecoms
3 200 (8.21%) Retail
4 157 (6.45%) Legal
5 97 (3.98%) Marketing
6 82 (3.37%) Banking
7 80 (3.29%) Law
8 33 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 30 (1.23%) Electronics
10 27 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.03%) Back Office
12 19 (0.78%) Billing
13 14 (0.57%) Games
14 12 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.49%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.41%) French Language
15 10 (0.41%) Local Government
16 8 (0.33%) Publishing
17 7 (0.29%) Advertising
18 5 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 432 (17.74%) Consultant
2 428 (17.58%) Analyst
3 412 (16.92%) Security Manager
4 368 (15.11%) Security Consultant
5 277 (11.38%) Security Analyst
6 224 (9.20%) Information Security Manager
7 205 (8.42%) Information Manager
8 192 (7.89%) Architect
9 142 (5.83%) Information Analyst
10 140 (5.75%) Information Security Analyst
11 128 (5.26%) Security Architect
12 127 (5.22%) IT Manager
13 121 (4.97%) Senior Consultant
14 116 (4.76%) Security Officer
15 109 (4.48%) Senior Security Consultant
16 106 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
17 105 (4.31%) Administrator
18 99 (4.07%) IT Consultant
18 99 (4.07%) IT Security Consultant
19 91 (3.74%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (4.68%) Web Services
2 88 (3.61%) .NET
3 68 (2.79%) HTML
4 50 (2.05%) jQuery
5 47 (1.93%) SOAP
6 46 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 45 (1.85%) CSS
8 38 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (1.48%) Middleware
10 31 (1.27%) XML
11 27 (1.11%) Spring
12 22 (0.90%) LAMP
12 22 (0.90%) REST
13 19 (0.78%) AngularJS
14 18 (0.74%) .NET Framework
14 18 (0.74%) LEMP Stack
14 18 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (0.70%) JSON
16 16 (0.66%) WCF
17 15 (0.62%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 420 (17.25%) Management Information System
2 253 (10.39%) Data Centre
3 184 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 164 (6.74%) Data Protection Act
5 154 (6.32%) Computer Science
6 96 (3.94%) Security Operations Centre
7 71 (2.92%) CESG
8 69 (2.83%) Cryptography
9 53 (2.18%) Clustering
10 47 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 47 (1.93%) PKI
11 39 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
12 37 (1.52%) Client/Server
13 36 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
14 33 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
15 28 (1.15%) CESG CLAS
16 26 (1.07%) Fintech
17 22 (0.90%) FlexPod
17 22 (0.90%) Mobile App
17 22 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 383 (15.73%) Windows
2 332 (13.63%) Linux
3 151 (6.20%) Unix
4 141 (5.79%) Windows Server
5 74 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (1.15%) Solaris
9 26 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 18 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.57%) CentOS
13 10 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.41%) Debian
14 9 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.29%) Android
16 7 (0.29%) VMS
16 7 (0.29%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1275 (52.36%) Information Security
2 515 (21.15%) ITIL
3 504 (20.70%) Risk Management
4 446 (18.32%) Data Protection
5 434 (17.82%) Cybersecurity
6 410 (16.84%) SIEM
7 333 (13.68%) Security Management
8 290 (11.91%) Security Architecture
9 259 (10.64%) Project Management
10 258 (10.60%) Security Operations
11 253 (10.39%) Penetration Testing
12 233 (9.57%) Information Security Management
13 229 (9.40%) E-Commerce
14 200 (8.21%) Vulnerability Management
15 194 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
16 177 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
17 176 (7.23%) Business Continuity
18 164 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
19 162 (6.65%) Disaster Recovery
20 150 (6.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 241 (9.90%) SQL
2 131 (5.38%) Python
3 103 (4.23%) Java
4 94 (3.86%) Perl
5 77 (3.16%) C#
6 69 (2.83%) Ruby
7 66 (2.71%) PowerShell
8 58 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 56 (2.30%) PHP
10 54 (2.22%) JavaScript
11 50 (2.05%) C
12 29 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 22 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 20 (0.82%) C++
14 20 (0.82%) R
15 11 (0.45%) VBA
16 7 (0.29%) Korn
16 7 (0.29%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.25%) Groovy
18 5 (0.21%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1116 (45.83%) CISSP
2 695 (28.54%) CISM
3 524 (21.52%) CISA
4 470 (19.30%) Degree
5 196 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
6 181 (7.43%) CEH
7 150 (6.16%) Security Cleared
8 136 (5.59%) PCI QSA
9 134 (5.50%) CCNA
10 128 (5.26%) CCNP
11 120 (4.93%) IISP
12 104 (4.27%) SC Cleared
13 101 (4.15%) SANS
14 94 (3.86%) CRISC
15 93 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 73 (3.00%) MCSE
17 67 (2.75%) CESG Certified Professional
18 66 (2.71%) CLAS
19 65 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
20 64 (2.63%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1408 (57.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 209 (8.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 206 (8.46%) COBIT
4 119 (4.89%) ISO27002
5 102 (4.19%) ISO22301
6 61 (2.51%) ISO27005
7 47 (1.93%) ISO 9001
8 39 (1.60%) QA
8 39 (1.60%) SLA
9 28 (1.15%) PA-DSS
10 25 (1.03%) HIPAA
11 18 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 17 (0.70%) Data Quality
13 16 (0.66%) GPG13
14 15 (0.62%) SEPA
15 13 (0.53%) ISAE 3402
16 11 (0.45%) RMADS
17 10 (0.41%) BS25999
18 9 (0.37%) ISO 8583
19 6 (0.25%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 227 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 144 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (2.79%) Hyper-V
4 56 (2.30%) vSphere
5 34 (1.40%) XenApp
6 31 (1.27%) vCloud
7 20 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (0.74%) Docker
9 12 (0.49%) Xen
10 11 (0.45%) Terminal Services
11 10 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.37%) Corosync
13 8 (0.33%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.29%) Samba
14 7 (0.29%) Snort
15 6 (0.25%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.25%) iptables
15 6 (0.25%) VMware ESX
16 5 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 99 (4.07%) Puppet
2 78 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (2.22%) Nagios
4 52 (2.14%) QRadar
5 51 (2.09%) Ansible
6 44 (1.81%) SCCM
7 34 (1.40%) Nessus
8 26 (1.07%) RSA Archer
9 23 (0.94%) Nmap
10 19 (0.78%) Cacti
11 18 (0.74%) SCOM
12 17 (0.70%) HAProxy
13 16 (0.66%) Rsyslog
14 14 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 14 (0.57%) StatsD
15 13 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
15 13 (0.53%) RSA Security Analytics
16 12 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
16 12 (0.49%) RANCID
16 12 (0.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 311 (12.77%) Cisco
2 283 (11.62%) Microsoft
3 211 (8.67%) VMware
4 139 (5.71%) Splunk
5 118 (4.85%) Oracle
6 110 (4.52%) CheckPoint
7 94 (3.86%) Red Hat
8 84 (3.45%) ArcSight
9 77 (3.16%) HP
9 77 (3.16%) Juniper
10 63 (2.59%) Citrix
11 61 (2.51%) Qualys
12 52 (2.14%) F5
12 52 (2.14%) SAP
13 45 (1.85%) Palo Alto
14 38 (1.56%) NetApp
15 36 (1.48%) Avaya
15 36 (1.48%) LogRhythm
16 35 (1.44%) IBM
17 29 (1.19%) Intel Security
London
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £62,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £43000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £85,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £85,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £85,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £85,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 15 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Salary dependant on experience + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Payment Express
Salary: From £26,000 to £31,000 per annum Depending On Experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday