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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 310 396 387
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -9
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 987 794 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.73% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.53% 6.38% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 805 610 641
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%

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
11571 12439 13658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.75% 11.37% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9240 9789 10627
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +89 937 £55,000 +4.76% 115
London +37 290 £65,000 +13.04% 43
South East +66 235 £55,000 - 22
Yorkshire +72 125 £51,000 +20.00% 11
West Midlands +47 100 £61,000 +62.66% 7
West Yorkshire +56 94 £52,500 +36.36% 9
Berkshire +40 84 £58,750 +1.29% 10
Leeds +64 80 £51,000 +53.38% 6
North West +65 74 £45,000 - 12
Birmingham +19 53 £61,000 +62.66% 3
Surrey +14 42 £67,500 +3.84% 2
Hampshire +8 41 £65,000 +30.00% 5
East of England +32 39 £60,000 +14.28% 5
Manchester +26 39 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South West +3 34 £65,000 +30.00% 10
City of London +42 31 £55,000 -15.38% 8
East Midlands +21 31 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Hertfordshire +25 30 £60,000 +26.31% 2
North Yorkshire +15 30 £42,500 - 2
Kent +21 23 £45,000 +17.64% 2
Buckinghamshire +41 21 £50,000 -9.09%
Nottinghamshire +17 20 £55,000 +10.00%
York +13 20 £47,500 +9.19% 2
Basingstoke +2 19 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Slough +7 18 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Guildford +14 17 £50,000 -23.07% 1
West Sussex -28 16 £54,500 +21.11% 2
Gloucestershire +13 14 £65,000 -0.76% 3
Reading +9 14 £60,000 -11.11% 5
Bracknell +2 13 £52,500 -

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1264 (66.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1100 (57.47%) Information Security
3 986 (51.52%) CISSP
4 622 (32.50%) CISM
5 493 (25.76%) Risk Management
6 452 (23.62%) Finance
7 441 (23.04%) CISA
8 409 (21.37%) Degree
9 399 (20.85%) Firewall
10 397 (20.74%) ITIL
11 384 (20.06%) Data Protection
12 357 (18.65%) Management Information System
13 339 (17.71%) Cybersecurity
14 323 (16.88%) SIEM
15 321 (16.77%) Security Management
16 288 (15.05%) Security Architecture
17 279 (14.58%) Windows
18 240 (12.54%) Data Centre
19 229 (11.96%) Project Management
20 217 (11.34%) Information Security Management
21 214 (11.18%) Linux
22 210 (10.97%) Security Operations
23 201 (10.50%) Microsoft
24 200 (10.45%) Cisco
25 185 (9.67%) COBIT
26 180 (9.40%) Network Security
26 180 (9.40%) Vulnerability Management
27 172 (8.99%) IIS
28 167 (8.73%) Legal
29 160 (8.36%) Risk Assessment

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
1 172 (8.99%) IIS
2 42 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 37 (1.93%) Tomcat
4 35 (1.83%) Apache
5 25 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (1.15%) CMS
6 22 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 20 (1.04%) OpenStack
8 19 (0.99%) Confluence
9 10 (0.52%) JBoss
9 10 (0.52%) nginx
10 8 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.26%) Jetty
12 5 (0.26%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.26%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.26%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.10%) MQSeries
Applications
1 99 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.31%) MS Office
3 7 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.21%) MS Project
5 3 (0.16%) DOC1
5 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.052%) GIMP
6 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.16%) Exstream
2 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.052%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.052%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 77 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.72%) Office 365
4 24 (1.25%) SaaS
5 17 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.73%) Mimecast
7 9 (0.47%) SoftLayer
8 7 (0.37%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.10%) GitHub
10 2 (0.10%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.052%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.052%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.052%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.052%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.052%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.052%) IaaS
11 1 (0.052%) PaaS
11 1 (0.052%) Route 53
11 1 (0.052%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 399 (20.85%) Firewall
2 180 (9.40%) Network Security
3 112 (5.85%) WAN
4 111 (5.80%) LAN
4 111 (5.80%) TCP/IP
5 99 (5.17%) Internet
6 83 (4.34%) DNS
7 76 (3.97%) VPN
8 61 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 56 (2.93%) SSL
10 54 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
10 54 (2.82%) MPLS
11 48 (2.51%) VoIP
12 47 (2.46%) SAN
13 41 (2.14%) VLAN
14 40 (2.09%) IPsec
15 36 (1.88%) Wireless
16 33 (1.72%) OSPF
17 31 (1.62%) HTTP
18 30 (1.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 53 (2.77%) MySQL
3 41 (2.14%) Relational Database
4 24 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 20 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (0.78%) Big Data
9 13 (0.68%) MS Access
9 13 (0.68%) PowerPivot
10 11 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.57%) MongoDB
10 11 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.52%) OLAP
11 10 (0.52%) OLTP
12 9 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.47%) Redis
13 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (0.42%) Neo4j
13 8 (0.42%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 27 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 24 (1.25%) JIRA
4 13 (0.68%) Vagrant
5 8 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (0.42%) Selenium
5 8 (0.42%) Subversion
5 8 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.37%) Metasploit
7 5 (0.26%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.26%) Hudson
7 5 (0.26%) Maven
7 5 (0.26%) Spock
7 5 (0.26%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.16%) AppScan
8 3 (0.16%) FindBugs
8 3 (0.16%) NCrunch
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.16%) Paros
8 3 (0.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 452 (23.62%) Finance
2 167 (8.73%) Legal
3 120 (6.27%) Retail
4 116 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 97 (5.07%) Law
6 79 (4.13%) Marketing
7 58 (3.03%) Banking
8 35 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.41%) Electronics
10 20 (1.04%) Billing
11 18 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.78%) Publishing
13 12 (0.63%) Back Office
14 8 (0.42%) Local Government
15 7 (0.37%) French Language
16 6 (0.31%) Automotive
17 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.21%) Advertising
18 4 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
19 3 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 404 (21.11%) Consultant
2 356 (18.60%) Security Consultant
3 352 (18.39%) Security Manager
4 301 (15.73%) Analyst
5 217 (11.34%) Security Analyst
6 193 (10.08%) Information Security Manager
7 182 (9.51%) Information Manager
8 156 (8.15%) Architect
9 114 (5.96%) Information Analyst
10 113 (5.90%) Information Security Analyst
11 111 (5.80%) IT Consultant
11 111 (5.80%) IT Security Consultant
11 111 (5.80%) Security Architect
12 108 (5.64%) IT Manager
12 108 (5.64%) Senior Consultant
13 101 (5.28%) Senior Security Consultant
14 96 (5.02%) Security Officer
15 83 (4.34%) Information Security Consultant
16 79 (4.13%) IT Security Manager
17 76 (3.97%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (3.50%) .NET
2 66 (3.45%) Web Services
3 51 (2.66%) HTML
4 45 (2.35%) CSS
5 40 (2.09%) jQuery
6 39 (2.04%) SOAP
7 38 (1.99%) ASP.NET
8 33 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (1.52%) REST
9 29 (1.52%) XML
10 19 (0.99%) LAMP
11 17 (0.89%) HTML5
11 17 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (0.84%) Middleware
13 14 (0.73%) AngularJS
14 13 (0.68%) MDX
15 12 (0.63%) XHTML
16 11 (0.57%) Spring
17 10 (0.52%) .NET Framework
17 10 (0.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 357 (18.65%) Management Information System
2 240 (12.54%) Data Centre
3 142 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
4 127 (6.64%) Data Protection Act
5 112 (5.85%) Computer Science
6 105 (5.49%) Security Operations Centre
7 104 (5.43%) CESG
8 55 (2.87%) CESG CLAS
9 49 (2.56%) Clustering
10 47 (2.46%) Cryptography
11 35 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
12 29 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 28 (1.46%) EPoS
14 25 (1.31%) Fintech
15 21 (1.10%) Mainframe
16 19 (0.99%) Mobile App
16 19 (0.99%) PKI
17 15 (0.78%) IVR
17 15 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 279 (14.58%) Windows
2 214 (11.18%) Linux
3 110 (5.75%) Unix
4 93 (4.86%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.78%) Solaris
9 11 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.47%) Android
10 9 (0.47%) CentOS
10 9 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.37%) VMS
11 7 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.26%) Debian
13 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.16%) AIX
14 3 (0.16%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1100 (57.47%) Information Security
2 493 (25.76%) Risk Management
3 397 (20.74%) ITIL
4 384 (20.06%) Data Protection
5 339 (17.71%) Cybersecurity
6 323 (16.88%) SIEM
7 321 (16.77%) Security Management
8 288 (15.05%) Security Architecture
9 229 (11.96%) Project Management
10 217 (11.34%) Information Security Management
11 210 (10.97%) Security Operations
12 180 (9.40%) Vulnerability Management
13 160 (8.36%) Risk Assessment
14 158 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
15 155 (8.10%) E-Commerce
16 148 (7.73%) Penetration Testing
17 141 (7.37%) Business Continuity
18 137 (7.16%) Disaster Recovery
19 124 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
20 121 (6.32%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 147 (7.68%) SQL
2 72 (3.76%) Java
2 72 (3.76%) Python
3 58 (3.03%) C#
4 51 (2.66%) Perl
5 45 (2.35%) JavaScript
6 40 (2.09%) C
7 33 (1.72%) PHP
8 32 (1.67%) Ruby
9 31 (1.62%) Bash Shell
10 28 (1.46%) PowerShell
11 20 (1.04%) R
12 19 (0.99%) T-SQL
13 16 (0.84%) C++
14 14 (0.73%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.57%) VBA
16 7 (0.37%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.31%) Groovy
17 6 (0.31%) SOQL
17 6 (0.31%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 986 (51.52%) CISSP
2 622 (32.50%) CISM
3 441 (23.04%) CISA
4 409 (21.37%) Degree
5 144 (7.52%) IISP
6 128 (6.69%) Security Cleared
7 122 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
8 104 (5.43%) PCI QSA
9 102 (5.33%) CEH
10 100 (5.22%) CLAS
11 89 (4.65%) CCNA
12 83 (4.34%) SC Cleared
13 78 (4.08%) CCNP
14 70 (3.66%) CESG Certified Professional
15 67 (3.50%) CISMP
16 66 (3.45%) SANS
17 56 (2.93%) CRISC
17 56 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
18 50 (2.61%) MCSE
19 48 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1264 (66.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 185 (9.67%) COBIT
3 157 (8.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 127 (6.64%) ISO27002
5 97 (5.07%) ISO22301
6 68 (3.55%) ISO 9001
7 57 (2.98%) ISO27005
8 29 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 28 (1.46%) HIPAA
10 18 (0.94%) QA
11 17 (0.89%) ISAE 3402
11 17 (0.89%) PA-DSS
12 15 (0.78%) BS25999
12 15 (0.78%) Data Quality
12 15 (0.78%) SLA
13 13 (0.68%) SEPA
14 12 (0.63%) RMADS
15 11 (0.57%) SSAE 16
16 9 (0.47%) COSO
16 9 (0.47%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 113 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 89 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.93%) vSphere
4 29 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.04%) XenApp
6 19 (0.99%) vCloud
7 14 (0.73%) Xen
8 13 (0.68%) Docker
9 8 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.31%) BitLocker
10 6 (0.31%) iptables
10 6 (0.31%) NFS
11 5 (0.26%) Corosync
11 5 (0.26%) KVM
11 5 (0.26%) Squid
12 3 (0.16%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.16%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.052%) Gluster
13 1 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 60 (3.13%) QRadar
2 52 (2.72%) Puppet
3 44 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (1.83%) Ansible
5 32 (1.67%) Nessus
6 24 (1.25%) Nagios
7 14 (0.73%) RSA Archer
8 13 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
8 13 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 13 (0.68%) Nmap
9 12 (0.63%) StatsD
10 11 (0.57%) Cacti
10 11 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 11 (0.57%) Salt
11 10 (0.52%) SCCM
12 8 (0.42%) RSA Security Analytics
13 7 (0.37%) Nexpose
14 6 (0.31%) SCOM
15 5 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
15 5 (0.26%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 201 (10.50%) Microsoft
2 200 (10.45%) Cisco
3 143 (7.47%) VMware
4 102 (5.33%) Splunk
5 96 (5.02%) ArcSight
6 81 (4.23%) CheckPoint
7 62 (3.24%) Oracle
8 47 (2.46%) Citrix
8 47 (2.46%) SAP
9 42 (2.19%) HP
9 42 (2.19%) Juniper
9 42 (2.19%) Red Hat
10 33 (1.72%) F5
11 32 (1.67%) IBM
12 30 (1.57%) Qualys
13 27 (1.41%) Avaya
14 25 (1.31%) Forcepoint
15 22 (1.15%) Remedy
16 18 (0.94%) Intel Security
17 17 (0.89%) CA
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Market leading Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- £59,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Yoh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £60,000 to £64,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £00000 - £1 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Car, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago