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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 350 452 408
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -44
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 824 586 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.51% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.07% 4.92% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 649 424 494
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,050 £35,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
11653 11922 11236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.63% 10.40% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9090 9337 8965
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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
(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 +94 787 £50,000 +2.04% 88
London +60 247 £52,500 -4.54% 29
South East +80 206 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Yorkshire -6 75 £49,000 -10.90% 7
Berkshire +35 70 £60,000 +33.33% 11
South West +41 66 £41,250 +8.55% 4
West Yorkshire -1 65 £50,000 +4.71% 4
Leeds -2 62 £50,000 -37.50% 2
City of London +33 55 £55,000 - 9
East of England +6 50 £51,250 +10.21% 5
East Midlands +17 49 £55,000 +26.43% 4
West Midlands +5 46 £55,000 - 8
Leicestershire +33 42 £55,000 +30.95% 2
Surrey +25 38 £45,000 -34.54% 5
North West +14 35 £51,250 +33.11% 9
Reading +19 34 £62,500 +40.44% 3
Hampshire -11 29 £62,500 +38.88%
West Sussex +17 28 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Scotland +37 27 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Wiltshire +30 26 £47,000 +20.51% 2
Bristol +25 26 £33,000 - 1
Crawley +5 26 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Kent +33 24 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Leicester +19 22 £48,750 +16.07% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 22 £60,000 +41.17%
Birmingham +9 21 £57,500 +91.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +17 20 £43,950 -6.98% 2
Milton Keynes +16 20 £62,500 +47.05%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £38,750 -
North East - 19 £38,750 -

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 814 (50.03%) Information Security
2 735 (45.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 552 (33.93%) CISSP
4 439 (26.98%) Firewall
5 419 (25.75%) Finance
6 344 (21.14%) ITIL
7 326 (20.04%) Windows
8 303 (18.62%) CISM
9 279 (17.15%) Linux
10 277 (17.03%) Cisco
11 272 (16.72%) Management Information System
12 242 (14.87%) Risk Management
13 231 (14.20%) Degree
14 209 (12.85%) CISA
14 209 (12.85%) VMware
15 201 (12.35%) Security Management
16 197 (12.11%) Security Architecture
17 195 (11.99%) Cisco Certification
18 180 (11.06%) Microsoft
19 178 (10.94%) E-Commerce
19 178 (10.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 174 (10.69%) UNIX
21 164 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
22 162 (9.96%) Active Directory
23 157 (9.65%) Network Security
24 156 (9.59%) Penetration Testing
25 153 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
26 146 (8.97%) Data Protection
26 146 (8.97%) TCP/IP
27 139 (8.54%) Project Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 128 (7.87%) IIS
2 96 (5.90%) Apache
3 57 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 36 (2.21%) Apache Solr
5 34 (2.09%) MS Exchange
6 33 (2.03%) nginx
7 30 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (0.68%) Jetty
10 10 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (0.55%) Commerce Server
12 8 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.37%) Lync
13 6 (0.37%) Confluence
14 5 (0.31%) CMS
15 4 (0.25%) Mule
16 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 89 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.52%) MS Office
3 29 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.55%) MS Project
5 4 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (0.37%) Sophis RISQUE
2 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.18%) Magento
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.061%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.061%) RMDS
4 1 (0.061%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.061%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
3 28 (1.72%) IaaS
4 25 (1.54%) SaaS
5 6 (0.37%) OpenShift
5 6 (0.37%) GitHub
6 4 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 439 (26.98%) Firewall
2 157 (9.65%) Network Security
3 146 (8.97%) TCP/IP
4 118 (7.25%) WAN
5 114 (7.01%) Cisco ASA
6 108 (6.64%) LAN
6 108 (6.64%) Wireless
6 108 (6.64%) SAN
7 81 (4.98%) VPN
8 80 (4.92%) DNS
9 58 (3.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 57 (3.50%) BGP
11 49 (3.01%) MPLS
11 49 (3.01%) OSPF
12 45 (2.77%) SSL
13 43 (2.64%) iSCSI
14 42 (2.58%) BIG-IP
15 40 (2.46%) VLAN
16 38 (2.34%) Internet
17 34 (2.09%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 86 (5.29%) MySQL
3 47 (2.89%) Oracle Database
4 28 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 25 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 20 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.04%) NoSQL
8 16 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (0.80%) Relational Database
10 12 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (0.61%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.37%) Informix
14 6 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.37%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (2.89%) Git (software)
2 39 (2.40%) Jenkins
3 22 (1.35%) Artifactory
3 22 (1.35%) TeamCity
4 16 (0.98%) JIRA
5 14 (0.86%) Subversion
6 13 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (0.74%) LoadRunner
8 10 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (0.49%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.43%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.31%) Metasploit
11 5 (0.31%) Selenium
12 3 (0.18%) jMock
12 3 (0.18%) Ant
12 3 (0.18%) JUnit
12 3 (0.18%) Mockito
12 3 (0.18%) Hudson
12 3 (0.18%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.18%) Concordion
General
1 419 (25.75%) Finance
2 138 (8.48%) Retail
3 100 (6.15%) Banking
4 98 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 87 (5.35%) Legal
6 38 (2.34%) Games
7 30 (1.84%) Law
8 28 (1.72%) Advertising
9 27 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.41%) Marketing
11 18 (1.11%) Back Office
12 10 (0.61%) Automotive
12 10 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.55%) Publishing
14 8 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.37%) iGaming
16 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.18%) Electronics
18 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 254 (15.61%) Analyst
2 215 (13.21%) Consultant
3 195 (11.99%) Security Manager
4 191 (11.74%) Security Analyst
5 155 (9.53%) Security Consultant
6 130 (7.99%) Architect
7 111 (6.82%) Information Analyst
8 105 (6.45%) Information Security Analyst
9 101 (6.21%) Network Engineer
10 96 (5.90%) Information Manager
11 95 (5.84%) Information Security Manager
12 93 (5.72%) Administrator
13 88 (5.41%) Security Architect
14 87 (5.35%) Security Engineer
14 87 (5.35%) Security Officer
15 75 (4.61%) Information Security Officer
16 70 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
17 57 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 54 (3.32%) Support Engineer
19 53 (3.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (3.93%) .NET
2 41 (2.52%) Web Services
3 30 (1.84%) HTML
4 29 (1.78%) CSS
5 28 (1.72%) Spring
6 20 (1.23%) SOAP
7 19 (1.17%) XML
8 15 (0.92%) J2EE
9 14 (0.86%) Hibernate
9 14 (0.86%) Java EE
9 14 (0.86%) REST
10 13 (0.80%) Regular Expression
11 12 (0.74%) Middleware
12 11 (0.68%) Servlets
13 10 (0.61%) ASP.NET
13 10 (0.61%) jQuery
14 9 (0.55%) .NET Framework
15 8 (0.49%) LAMP
16 6 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
16 6 (0.37%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 272 (16.72%) Management Information System
2 153 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 49 (3.01%) Data Protection Act
5 41 (2.52%) Cryptography
6 38 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 34 (2.09%) Clustering
8 31 (1.91%) CESG
9 29 (1.78%) Replication
9 29 (1.78%) Mobile Payment
10 27 (1.66%) Mathematics
10 27 (1.66%) PKI
11 23 (1.41%) Public Cloud
12 21 (1.29%) Open Source
13 17 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
14 16 (0.98%) EMV
15 14 (0.86%) EFT
15 14 (0.86%) CLARiiON
16 12 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 326 (20.04%) Windows
2 279 (17.15%) Linux
3 174 (10.69%) UNIX
4 51 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (1.54%) Solaris
8 22 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.92%) Android
10 12 (0.74%) AIX
11 11 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.49%) CentOS
13 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.061%) SUSE
16 1 (0.061%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 814 (50.03%) Information Security
2 344 (21.14%) ITIL
3 242 (14.87%) Risk Management
4 201 (12.35%) Security Management
5 197 (12.11%) Security Architecture
6 178 (10.94%) E-Commerce
7 164 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
8 156 (9.59%) Penetration Testing
9 146 (8.97%) Data Protection
10 139 (8.54%) Project Management
11 135 (8.30%) SIEM
12 133 (8.17%) Cyber Security
13 131 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 113 (6.95%) Information Security Management
15 109 (6.70%) Change Management
16 108 (6.64%) Service Delivery
17 96 (5.90%) Vulnerability Management
18 94 (5.78%) Data Security
19 93 (5.72%) Business Continuity
20 89 (5.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 128 (7.87%) SQL
2 127 (7.81%) Java
3 60 (3.69%) PowerShell
4 47 (2.89%) Ruby
5 39 (2.40%) C#
5 39 (2.40%) Python
6 38 (2.34%) JavaScript
7 37 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 34 (2.09%) C
9 28 (1.72%) Shell Script
10 27 (1.66%) Perl
11 20 (1.23%) PHP
11 20 (1.23%) T-SQL
12 18 (1.11%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.25%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.25%) AWK
13 4 (0.25%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.18%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.18%) C++
15 2 (0.12%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 552 (33.93%) CISSP
2 303 (18.62%) CISM
3 231 (14.20%) Degree
4 209 (12.85%) CISA
5 195 (11.99%) Cisco Certification
6 136 (8.36%) CCNA
7 105 (6.45%) PCI QSA
8 96 (5.90%) Security Cleared
9 92 (5.65%) CCNP
10 80 (4.92%) CRISC
11 76 (4.67%) CEH
12 71 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 53 (3.26%) GIAC
14 52 (3.20%) MCSE
15 50 (3.07%) SC Cleared
16 43 (2.64%) CCIE
17 32 (1.97%) SSCP
18 29 (1.78%) MCSA
19 24 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
20 22 (1.35%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 735 (45.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 178 (10.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 132 (8.11%) COBIT
4 43 (2.64%) SLA
5 41 (2.52%) GPG13
6 38 (2.34%) ISO 9001
7 33 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 32 (1.97%) QA
9 28 (1.72%) FISMA
10 19 (1.17%) HIPAA
10 19 (1.17%) ISO 14001
11 16 (0.98%) BS7799
12 12 (0.74%) BS25999
13 9 (0.55%) ISO 8583
14 7 (0.43%) COSO
14 7 (0.43%) Data Quality
15 4 (0.25%) Basel II
16 3 (0.18%) PABP
17 2 (0.12%) TickIT
17 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 162 (9.96%) Active Directory
2 102 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (4.61%) vSphere
4 44 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (2.52%) Hyper-V
6 30 (1.84%) Squid
7 29 (1.78%) Xen
8 21 (1.29%) Snort
9 14 (0.86%) NFS
10 10 (0.61%) XenServer
11 9 (0.55%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.43%) XenApp
13 6 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.37%) Docker
14 4 (0.25%) vCloud
15 3 (0.18%) StorNext
15 3 (0.18%) VMware ESX
16 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.12%) pfSense
16 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (2.95%) Puppet
2 34 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (1.78%) ZABBIX
3 29 (1.78%) Nagios
3 29 (1.78%) logstash
4 28 (1.72%) Graphite
5 27 (1.66%) SCCM
6 26 (1.60%) Kibana
6 26 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
7 22 (1.35%) Vagrant
8 10 (0.61%) Nessus
8 10 (0.61%) Cacti
8 10 (0.61%) FortiGate
9 9 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.49%) ARCserve
11 7 (0.43%) SCOM
11 7 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.37%) StatsD
12 6 (0.37%) WSUS
12 6 (0.37%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 277 (17.03%) Cisco
2 209 (12.85%) VMware
3 180 (11.06%) Microsoft
4 130 (7.99%) CheckPoint
5 97 (5.96%) HP
6 95 (5.84%) Oracle
7 75 (4.61%) F5
8 73 (4.49%) Splunk
9 68 (4.18%) Juniper
10 61 (3.75%) Red Hat
10 61 (3.75%) Citrix
11 51 (3.13%) SolarWinds
12 44 (2.70%) Websense
13 42 (2.58%) NetApp
14 39 (2.40%) Blue Coat
15 35 (2.15%) Google
16 32 (1.97%) ArcSight
16 32 (1.97%) hybris
17 30 (1.84%) McAfee
17 30 (1.84%) IBM
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £35-55K + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Netsource
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hays IT
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capgemini
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ECS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + pension + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago