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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 293 392 374
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -18
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 1031 819 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.74% 0.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.78% 6.45% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 833 675 648
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +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
11746 12690 13168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.97% 11.51% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9328 9958 10229
Median salary £50,000 £46,125 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.40% -0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 July 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 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +109 975 £55,000 +10.00% 127
London +64 320 £60,000 +4.34% 47
South East +37 213 £55,000 +10.00% 10
West Midlands +70 118 £58,750 +26.00% 11
Yorkshire +50 110 £51,000 +20.00% 15
West Yorkshire +57 93 £52,500 +31.25% 13
North West +77 89 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Berkshire +40 75 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Leeds +68 74 £51,000 +27.50% 12
Birmingham +39 65 £61,000 +22.00% 3
Manchester +40 64 £50,000 +11.11% 14
East of England +38 42 £55,000 +4.76% 9
East Midlands +16 37 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Hertfordshire +27 35 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Hampshire -24 34 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Surrey +30 33 £50,000 -23.07% 2
South West +2 32 £65,000 +34.88% 10
Kent +31 31 £45,000 +10.42% 2
City of London +39 21 £55,000 -15.38% 8
Uxbridge +18 20 £58,750 +46.87% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 17 £50,000 -4.76%
North Yorkshire +15 17 £42,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +8 17 £55,000 -21.42%
Gloucestershire +5 16 £80,000 +18.51% 3
Basingstoke -6 16 £64,500 +22.85% 1
Warwickshire +21 15 £55,000 -29.03% 2
Guildford +11 15 £45,000 -30.76%
Slough +8 15 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Watford +24 14 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Scotland -9 14 £50,000 +25.00%

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1293 (65.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1114 (56.49%) Information Security
3 997 (50.56%) CISSP
4 628 (31.85%) CISM
5 475 (24.09%) Finance
6 461 (23.38%) Risk Management
7 434 (22.01%) CISA
8 415 (21.04%) Degree
9 410 (20.79%) ITIL
10 398 (20.18%) Firewall
10 398 (20.18%) Data Protection
11 375 (19.02%) Cybersecurity
12 364 (18.46%) Management Information System
13 352 (17.85%) SIEM
14 317 (16.08%) Security Management
15 284 (14.40%) Windows
16 282 (14.30%) Security Architecture
17 246 (12.47%) Data Centre
18 239 (12.12%) Security Operations
19 233 (11.82%) Project Management
20 223 (11.31%) Information Security Management
21 221 (11.21%) Linux
22 219 (11.11%) Cisco
23 208 (10.55%) Microsoft
24 195 (9.89%) Network Security
25 188 (9.53%) COBIT
26 172 (8.72%) Vulnerability Management
27 168 (8.52%) IIS
28 165 (8.37%) VMware
29 160 (8.11%) E-Commerce

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
1 168 (8.52%) IIS
2 45 (2.28%) MS Exchange
3 42 (2.13%) Apache
4 39 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 28 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (1.12%) Confluence
7 21 (1.06%) OpenStack
7 21 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 19 (0.96%) CMS
9 12 (0.61%) JBoss
9 12 (0.61%) nginx
10 11 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.25%) Jetty
12 5 (0.25%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.25%) WildFly
13 3 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.15%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.051%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 91 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.06%) MS Office
3 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.25%) MS Project
5 3 (0.15%) DOC1
5 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.051%) GIMP
6 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.15%) Exstream
3 2 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 88 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (1.98%) Office 365
4 23 (1.17%) SaaS
5 16 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.61%) Mimecast
7 11 (0.56%) SoftLayer
8 7 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.35%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.15%) GitHub
10 3 (0.15%) IaaS
11 2 (0.10%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.051%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.051%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.051%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.051%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.051%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.051%) Route 53
12 1 (0.051%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 398 (20.18%) Firewall
2 195 (9.89%) Network Security
3 123 (6.24%) LAN
4 122 (6.19%) WAN
5 114 (5.78%) TCP/IP
6 104 (5.27%) Internet
7 90 (4.56%) DNS
8 84 (4.26%) VPN
9 74 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
10 64 (3.25%) SSL
11 57 (2.89%) VoIP
12 56 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
12 56 (2.84%) SAN
13 49 (2.48%) MPLS
14 48 (2.43%) VLAN
15 44 (2.23%) IPsec
16 41 (2.08%) Wireless
17 37 (1.88%) OSPF
18 34 (1.72%) NAS
19 33 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 50 (2.54%) MySQL
3 44 (2.23%) Relational Database
4 24 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 20 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (0.81%) Big Data
8 15 (0.76%) MS Access
8 15 (0.76%) PowerPivot
9 13 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (0.46%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.46%) Redis
12 9 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.41%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.41%) Power BI
14 7 (0.35%) OLAP
14 7 (0.35%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 45 (2.28%) Git (software)
2 24 (1.22%) JIRA
3 23 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (0.61%) Vagrant
7 10 (0.51%) Selenium
8 9 (0.46%) Metasploit
9 7 (0.35%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.30%) Subversion
11 5 (0.25%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.25%) Hudson
11 5 (0.25%) Spock
12 4 (0.20%) NCrunch
12 4 (0.20%) PVCS
12 4 (0.20%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.20%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.15%) AppScan
13 3 (0.15%) Paros
14 2 (0.10%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 475 (24.09%) Finance
2 157 (7.96%) Legal
3 147 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 134 (6.80%) Retail
5 90 (4.56%) Law
6 85 (4.31%) Marketing
7 54 (2.74%) Banking
8 38 (1.93%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.62%) Electronics
10 22 (1.12%) Billing
11 17 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.71%) Back Office
13 12 (0.61%) Local Government
14 9 (0.46%) Publishing
15 7 (0.35%) French Language
16 6 (0.30%) Games
16 6 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.25%) Automotive
18 4 (0.20%) Brand Awareness
19 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 416 (21.10%) Consultant
2 382 (19.37%) Security Manager
3 363 (18.41%) Security Consultant
4 291 (14.76%) Analyst
5 213 (10.80%) Information Security Manager
6 204 (10.34%) Security Analyst
7 195 (9.89%) Information Manager
8 160 (8.11%) Architect
9 118 (5.98%) Senior Consultant
10 116 (5.88%) Security Architect
11 112 (5.68%) IT Manager
12 110 (5.58%) Information Analyst
13 109 (5.53%) Information Security Analyst
14 107 (5.43%) Senior Security Consultant
15 98 (4.97%) IT Consultant
15 98 (4.97%) IT Security Consultant
15 98 (4.97%) Security Officer
16 87 (4.41%) IT Security Manager
17 84 (4.26%) Information Security Consultant
18 73 (3.70%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (3.85%) .NET
2 71 (3.60%) Web Services
3 52 (2.64%) HTML
4 44 (2.23%) jQuery
5 42 (2.13%) CSS
6 40 (2.03%) ASP.NET
6 40 (2.03%) SOAP
7 35 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (1.52%) XML
9 26 (1.32%) REST
10 19 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (0.91%) LAMP
12 15 (0.76%) .NET Framework
12 15 (0.76%) HTML5
12 15 (0.76%) MDX
13 14 (0.71%) AngularJS
14 13 (0.66%) Middleware
14 13 (0.66%) WCF
15 12 (0.61%) LEMP Stack
16 10 (0.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 364 (18.46%) Management Information System
2 246 (12.47%) Data Centre
3 148 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (6.95%) Data Protection Act
5 116 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 103 (5.22%) Security Operations Centre
7 86 (4.36%) CESG
8 49 (2.48%) Cryptography
9 45 (2.28%) Clustering
10 43 (2.18%) CESG CLAS
11 35 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
12 33 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (1.32%) Fintech
14 25 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 25 (1.27%) PKI
15 22 (1.12%) EPoS
16 20 (1.01%) Mobile App
17 17 (0.86%) Mathematics
18 15 (0.76%) Driving Licence
18 15 (0.76%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 284 (14.40%) Windows
2 221 (11.21%) Linux
3 105 (5.32%) Unix
4 93 (4.72%) Windows Server
5 39 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (1.01%) Solaris
9 12 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.61%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.46%) CentOS
11 9 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.41%) Debian
12 8 (0.41%) VMS
13 7 (0.35%) Android
13 7 (0.35%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.20%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.15%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1114 (56.49%) Information Security
2 461 (23.38%) Risk Management
3 410 (20.79%) ITIL
4 398 (20.18%) Data Protection
5 375 (19.02%) Cybersecurity
6 352 (17.85%) SIEM
7 317 (16.08%) Security Management
8 282 (14.30%) Security Architecture
9 239 (12.12%) Security Operations
10 233 (11.82%) Project Management
11 223 (11.31%) Information Security Management
12 172 (8.72%) Vulnerability Management
13 160 (8.11%) E-Commerce
14 158 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
15 155 (7.86%) Risk Assessment
16 153 (7.76%) Penetration Testing
17 145 (7.35%) Business Continuity
18 141 (7.15%) Disaster Recovery
19 123 (6.24%) Mentoring
19 123 (6.24%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 141 (7.15%) SQL
2 86 (4.36%) Python
3 71 (3.60%) Java
4 68 (3.45%) C#
5 58 (2.94%) Perl
6 42 (2.13%) C
7 41 (2.08%) PHP
8 38 (1.93%) JavaScript
8 38 (1.93%) PowerShell
9 34 (1.72%) Ruby
10 30 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 25 (1.27%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.01%) R
13 19 (0.96%) C++
14 13 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.66%) VBA
15 6 (0.30%) Groovy
15 6 (0.30%) SOQL
15 6 (0.30%) SOSL
16 5 (0.25%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 997 (50.56%) CISSP
2 628 (31.85%) CISM
3 434 (22.01%) CISA
4 415 (21.04%) Degree
5 139 (7.05%) IISP
6 129 (6.54%) Security Cleared
7 127 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
8 112 (5.68%) CEH
9 104 (5.27%) PCI QSA
10 97 (4.92%) CCNP
11 91 (4.61%) CLAS
12 89 (4.51%) CCNA
13 88 (4.46%) SC Cleared
14 74 (3.75%) CESG Certified Professional
15 68 (3.45%) SANS
16 59 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
17 57 (2.89%) CISMP
17 57 (2.89%) CRISC
18 53 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
19 48 (2.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1293 (65.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 188 (9.53%) COBIT
3 160 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 111 (5.63%) ISO27002
5 98 (4.97%) ISO22301
6 60 (3.04%) ISO 9001
7 52 (2.64%) ISO27005
8 26 (1.32%) HIPAA
8 26 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 24 (1.22%) PA-DSS
10 18 (0.91%) QA
11 17 (0.86%) ISAE 3402
12 15 (0.76%) RMADS
12 15 (0.76%) SLA
13 14 (0.71%) BS25999
13 14 (0.71%) Data Quality
14 13 (0.66%) GPG13
14 13 (0.66%) SEPA
15 10 (0.51%) SSAE 16
16 9 (0.46%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 133 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 108 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (2.54%) vSphere
4 33 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 32 (1.62%) XenApp
6 24 (1.22%) vCloud
7 14 (0.71%) Xen
8 13 (0.66%) Docker
8 13 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.30%) BitLocker
10 6 (0.30%) iptables
11 5 (0.25%) Corosync
11 5 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.25%) NFS
11 5 (0.25%) Squid
12 4 (0.20%) KVM
12 4 (0.20%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 62 (3.14%) QRadar
2 60 (3.04%) Puppet
3 48 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (2.23%) Ansible
5 28 (1.42%) Nessus
6 26 (1.32%) Nagios
7 15 (0.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 15 (0.76%) RSA Archer
8 14 (0.71%) Cacti
8 14 (0.71%) SCCM
9 13 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
9 13 (0.66%) RSA Security Analytics
9 13 (0.66%) StatsD
10 12 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 12 (0.61%) Nmap
10 12 (0.61%) Rsyslog
11 11 (0.56%) SCOM
12 10 (0.51%) Salt
13 9 (0.46%) Nexpose
14 8 (0.41%) RANCID
Vendors
1 219 (11.11%) Cisco
2 208 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 165 (8.37%) VMware
4 111 (5.63%) Splunk
5 97 (4.92%) ArcSight
6 91 (4.61%) CheckPoint
7 60 (3.04%) Oracle
8 58 (2.94%) Citrix
9 55 (2.79%) Red Hat
10 53 (2.69%) SAP
11 49 (2.48%) Juniper
12 45 (2.28%) HP
13 40 (2.03%) F5
14 37 (1.88%) Qualys
15 29 (1.47%) IBM
16 28 (1.42%) Avaya
16 28 (1.42%) Forcepoint
17 26 (1.32%) LogRhythm
18 23 (1.17%) Intel Security
19 21 (1.06%) Remedy
South West London
World First
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £100000 - £135000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Satigo Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + pension + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Car, PMI, pension, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £165,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago