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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 355 446 416
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -30
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 839 636 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.53% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.00% 5.09% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 655 457 460
Average salary £51,576 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.25% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%

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
11983 12503 11445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.81% 10.35% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9392 9778 9091
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 17 April 2015 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 17 April 2015. 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 +89 790 £50,000 +2.04% 86
London +56 264 £52,500 -6.66% 31
South East +56 227 £52,500 +16.66% 19
Berkshire +33 83 £57,500 +38.55% 10
Yorkshire -3 64 £50,000 -25.65% 4
South West +32 57 £40,000 +5.26% 6
West Yorkshire -8 56 £50,000 -37.50% 1
City of London +31 53 £55,000 -2.22% 3
Leeds -2 53 £50,000 -37.50% 1
West Midlands +5 48 £45,000 -18.18% 6
East of England +18 46 £45,650 -1.82% 10
East Midlands +20 41 £55,000 - 5
Surrey +31 39 £47,500 -14.41% 3
Reading +19 39 £62,500 +56.25% 3
West Sussex +39 38 £40,000 - 2
Leicestershire +26 35 £55,000 -
North West +15 35 £52,500 +68.00% 5
Scotland +46 32 £55,000 -3.50% 4
Crawley +20 32 £40,000 -8.57%
Hampshire -6 28 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Kent +36 26 £47,500 +31.94%
Birmingham +22 25 £50,000 +81.81% 4
Bristol - 24 £33,000 - 3
Wiltshire +24 22 £46,000 +17.94% 1
Edinburgh +30 20 £55,000 -3.50% 3
Leicester +19 19 £48,750 -15.21%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £38,750 -
North East - 19 £38,750 -
Tyne and Wear - 19 £38,750 -
Slough +10 18 £48,750 +16.07% 3

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 812 (50.03%) Information Security
2 762 (46.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 566 (34.87%) CISSP
4 451 (27.79%) Firewall
5 420 (25.88%) Finance
6 349 (21.50%) ITIL
7 343 (21.13%) Windows
8 320 (19.72%) CISM
9 282 (17.38%) Linux
10 272 (16.76%) Management Information System
11 271 (16.70%) Cisco
12 240 (14.79%) Degree
13 228 (14.05%) Risk Management
14 215 (13.25%) VMware
15 210 (12.94%) CISA
16 208 (12.82%) Security Management
17 201 (12.38%) Security Architecture
18 196 (12.08%) Microsoft
19 179 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
20 177 (10.91%) UNIX
21 172 (10.60%) E-Commerce
22 168 (10.35%) Active Directory
23 167 (10.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
24 166 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
25 161 (9.92%) Data Protection
26 155 (9.55%) Cyber Security
27 150 (9.24%) Project Management
27 150 (9.24%) TCP/IP
28 147 (9.06%) Network Security
29 144 (8.87%) SIEM

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 135 (8.32%) IIS
2 91 (5.61%) Apache
3 58 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 38 (2.34%) Apache Solr
5 35 (2.16%) nginx
6 31 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
7 28 (1.73%) MS Exchange
8 14 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.68%) Jetty
10 9 (0.55%) Commerce Server
10 9 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.37%) Confluence
13 6 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.37%) CMS
14 4 (0.25%) Lync
14 4 (0.25%) Mule
15 3 (0.18%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 89 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.46%) MS Office
3 29 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.68%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.062%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.55%) Sophis RISQUE
2 3 (0.18%) Primavera
2 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.12%) Magento
4 1 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.062%) RMDS
4 1 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
4 30 (1.85%) IaaS
5 22 (1.36%) SaaS
6 9 (0.55%) GitHub
7 6 (0.37%) Office 365
7 6 (0.37%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.062%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.062%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 451 (27.79%) Firewall
2 150 (9.24%) TCP/IP
3 147 (9.06%) Network Security
4 121 (7.46%) WAN
5 117 (7.21%) SAN
6 112 (6.90%) LAN
7 110 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
8 97 (5.98%) Wireless
9 77 (4.74%) VPN
10 72 (4.44%) DNS
11 55 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 49 (3.02%) BGP
13 47 (2.90%) iSCSI
14 46 (2.83%) MPLS
15 42 (2.59%) OSPF
15 42 (2.59%) BIG-IP
15 42 (2.59%) VLAN
16 41 (2.53%) Internet
17 40 (2.46%) SSL
18 36 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 84 (5.18%) MySQL
3 44 (2.71%) Oracle Database
4 29 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 20 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (1.17%) NoSQL
8 17 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (0.74%) Relational Database
10 12 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.55%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.49%) Big Data
13 7 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.37%) Informix
14 6 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.31%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 48 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 40 (2.46%) Jenkins
3 24 (1.48%) Artifactory
3 24 (1.48%) TeamCity
4 19 (1.17%) JIRA
5 13 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (0.55%) Subversion
7 8 (0.49%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.43%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.37%) Metasploit
9 6 (0.37%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.25%) Selenium
11 3 (0.18%) Ant
11 3 (0.18%) Hudson
11 3 (0.18%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.12%) Gradle
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.12%) ProC
12 2 (0.12%) Maven
General
1 420 (25.88%) Finance
2 134 (8.26%) Retail
3 96 (5.91%) Telecoms
4 88 (5.42%) Banking
5 75 (4.62%) Legal
6 39 (2.40%) Law
7 31 (1.91%) Games
8 30 (1.85%) Advertising
9 23 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.23%) Marketing
11 15 (0.92%) Back Office
12 13 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.62%) Publishing
14 9 (0.55%) Automotive
15 7 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.37%) iGaming
17 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.25%) Military
18 3 (0.18%) Electronics
18 3 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 245 (15.10%) Analyst
2 227 (13.99%) Consultant
3 194 (11.95%) Security Manager
4 184 (11.34%) Security Analyst
5 156 (9.61%) Security Consultant
6 128 (7.89%) Architect
7 107 (6.59%) Information Analyst
8 101 (6.22%) Information Security Analyst
9 97 (5.98%) Information Manager
10 95 (5.85%) Information Security Manager
11 93 (5.73%) Security Engineer
12 90 (5.55%) Administrator
13 89 (5.48%) Security Officer
14 88 (5.42%) Security Architect
15 85 (5.24%) Network Engineer
16 77 (4.74%) Information Security Officer
17 70 (4.31%) Systems Engineer
18 54 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 54 (3.33%) Support Engineer
19 49 (3.02%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (4.25%) .NET
2 43 (2.65%) Web Services
3 29 (1.79%) HTML
4 26 (1.60%) CSS
4 26 (1.60%) Spring
5 18 (1.11%) XML
6 16 (0.99%) SOAP
7 15 (0.92%) Regular Expression
8 14 (0.86%) J2EE
8 14 (0.86%) Middleware
9 12 (0.74%) Hibernate
9 12 (0.74%) Java EE
9 12 (0.74%) REST
10 11 (0.68%) Servlets
11 10 (0.62%) ASP.NET
12 8 (0.49%) ODBC
12 8 (0.49%) LAMP
12 8 (0.49%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.43%) jQuery
13 7 (0.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 272 (16.76%) Management Information System
2 142 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.31%) Mobile App
4 52 (3.20%) Data Protection Act
5 40 (2.46%) Cryptography
6 37 (2.28%) Computer Science
7 33 (2.03%) PKI
7 33 (2.03%) Clustering
8 31 (1.91%) Replication
9 28 (1.73%) Mobile Payment
10 27 (1.66%) CESG
11 25 (1.54%) Public Cloud
12 23 (1.42%) Mathematics
13 18 (1.11%) Open Source
14 16 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.99%) SCADA
15 13 (0.80%) EFT
15 13 (0.80%) W3C
16 12 (0.74%) EMV
16 12 (0.74%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 343 (21.13%) Windows
2 282 (17.38%) Linux
3 177 (10.91%) UNIX
4 60 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (1.05%) Solaris
9 11 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.68%) Android
9 11 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.49%) AIX
11 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.25%) CentOS
13 3 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.18%) VMS
13 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.062%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.062%) SUSE
14 1 (0.062%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 812 (50.03%) Information Security
2 349 (21.50%) ITIL
3 228 (14.05%) Risk Management
4 208 (12.82%) Security Management
5 201 (12.38%) Security Architecture
6 172 (10.60%) E-Commerce
7 166 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
8 161 (9.92%) Data Protection
9 155 (9.55%) Cyber Security
10 150 (9.24%) Project Management
11 144 (8.87%) SIEM
12 140 (8.63%) Penetration Testing
13 129 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
14 114 (7.02%) Information Security Management
15 111 (6.84%) Vulnerability Management
16 105 (6.47%) Service Delivery
17 104 (6.41%) Change Management
18 101 (6.22%) Business Continuity
19 96 (5.91%) Mentoring
20 94 (5.79%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 130 (8.01%) SQL
2 120 (7.39%) Java
3 62 (3.82%) PowerShell
4 54 (3.33%) Ruby
5 41 (2.53%) C#
6 40 (2.46%) JavaScript
7 35 (2.16%) Python
8 34 (2.09%) Bash Shell
9 33 (2.03%) C
10 25 (1.54%) Perl
11 23 (1.42%) PHP
12 21 (1.29%) T-SQL
12 21 (1.29%) Shell Script
13 13 (0.80%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.25%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.25%) AWK
14 4 (0.25%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.12%) Uniface
15 2 (0.12%) XPath
15 2 (0.12%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 566 (34.87%) CISSP
2 320 (19.72%) CISM
3 240 (14.79%) Degree
4 210 (12.94%) CISA
5 179 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
6 123 (7.58%) CCNA
7 109 (6.72%) Security Cleared
8 94 (5.79%) PCI QSA
9 82 (5.05%) CCNP
10 77 (4.74%) CRISC
11 76 (4.68%) CEH
12 75 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 56 (3.45%) SC Cleared
14 55 (3.39%) MCSE
15 54 (3.33%) GIAC
16 38 (2.34%) CCIE
17 32 (1.97%) SSCP
18 29 (1.79%) MCSA
19 28 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
20 24 (1.48%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 762 (46.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 167 (10.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 139 (8.56%) COBIT
4 47 (2.90%) SLA
5 42 (2.59%) ISO 9001
6 41 (2.53%) GPG13
7 34 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 30 (1.85%) FISMA
9 26 (1.60%) QA
10 23 (1.42%) HIPAA
11 21 (1.29%) ISO 14001
12 16 (0.99%) BS7799
12 16 (0.99%) BS25999
13 7 (0.43%) Data Quality
14 5 (0.31%) COSO
15 4 (0.25%) ISO 8583
15 4 (0.25%) Basel II
16 3 (0.18%) PAS 55
17 1 (0.062%) GCP
17 1 (0.062%) PABP
System Software
1 168 (10.35%) Active Directory
2 109 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (4.93%) vSphere
4 50 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 41 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (1.91%) Xen
7 28 (1.73%) Squid
8 20 (1.23%) Snort
9 13 (0.80%) NFS
10 12 (0.74%) XenServer
11 11 (0.68%) XenApp
12 7 (0.43%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.37%) Docker
14 5 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.25%) vCloud
16 3 (0.18%) VMware ESX
17 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
17 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
17 2 (0.12%) pfSense
18 1 (0.062%) KVM
Systems Management
1 53 (3.27%) Puppet
2 39 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (2.03%) Graphite
4 31 (1.91%) Nagios
4 31 (1.91%) ZABBIX
5 30 (1.85%) logstash
6 27 (1.66%) Kibana
7 26 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
8 24 (1.48%) Vagrant
8 24 (1.48%) SCCM
9 14 (0.86%) Nessus
10 10 (0.62%) Cacti
11 9 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (0.55%) FortiGate
11 9 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.55%) StatsD
12 6 (0.37%) WSUS
12 6 (0.37%) Nmap
12 6 (0.37%) ARCserve
13 5 (0.31%) OpenView
Vendors
1 271 (16.70%) Cisco
2 215 (13.25%) VMware
3 196 (12.08%) Microsoft
4 125 (7.70%) CheckPoint
5 99 (6.10%) HP
6 94 (5.79%) Oracle
7 88 (5.42%) Splunk
8 73 (4.50%) F5
9 66 (4.07%) Juniper
10 62 (3.82%) Citrix
11 55 (3.39%) Red Hat
12 49 (3.02%) SolarWinds
13 44 (2.71%) Websense
14 41 (2.53%) ArcSight
15 40 (2.46%) NetApp
16 37 (2.28%) Blue Coat
16 37 (2.28%) Google
17 34 (2.09%) IBM
18 33 (2.03%) hybris
19 31 (1.91%) McAfee
Edinburgh, Midlothian
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS, PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 47K to 63K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum generous car allowance, bonus and be
Posted: 2 days ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum generous car allowance, bonus and be
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to £10,000 bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £70000 - £72450 per annum + 8% bonus, full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago