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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 354 386 429
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +43
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 904 782 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.75% 0.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.38% 6.78% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 748 622 487
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +2.10%

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
12246 11531 11225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.07% 11.03% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9712 8990 8615
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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 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 +33 854 £55,000 +10.00% 96
London +17 297 £60,000 +20.00% 30
South East +18 184 £52,500 +16.66% 17
Yorkshire +20 90 £45,000 - 11
East of England +43 87 £60,000 +4.34% 5
West Yorkshire -6 68 £47,500 +11.76% 7
West Midlands +12 67 £51,250 -12.76% 8
City of London +39 52 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Leeds -19 51 £43,000 -4.44% 7
Surrey +26 48 £56,000 +23.07% 7
East Midlands -10 48 £47,500 -13.63% 3
North West +9 47 £52,500 +16.66% 11
Hertfordshire +34 44 £71,250 +29.54% 1
Berkshire -10 41 £55,000 - 1
Manchester +35 35 £52,500 +50.00% 8
Bedfordshire +26 33 £50,000 -24.52%
Kent +33 32 £53,250 +12.10%
Staffordshire +18 27 £48,500 +29.33% 2
Leicestershire -24 27 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Birmingham 0 23 £52,500 -20.75% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 23 £71,250 - 1
Scotland 0 22 £52,500 +13.51% 1
South West -47 22 £50,000 +8.69% 10
Bedford +18 19 £50,000 +25.00%
West Sussex +9 19 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Edinburgh +9 18 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Slough +5 18 £57,500 +33.72% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 18 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Stoke-on-Trent +15 15 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Hampshire -17 15 £42,500 +6.25% 3

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 933 (54.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 916 (53.82%) Information Security
3 786 (46.18%) CISSP
4 496 (29.14%) CISM
5 435 (25.56%) Finance
6 394 (23.15%) Firewall
7 381 (22.39%) ITIL
8 343 (20.15%) Risk Management
9 337 (19.80%) Degree
10 312 (18.33%) CISA
11 310 (18.21%) Windows
12 256 (15.04%) Management Information System
12 256 (15.04%) Linux
13 255 (14.98%) SIEM
14 238 (13.98%) Security Management
15 220 (12.93%) Security Architecture
16 207 (12.16%) Data Centre
17 206 (12.10%) Project Management
18 198 (11.63%) Cisco
19 188 (11.05%) Cybersecurity
20 186 (10.93%) Microsoft
21 184 (10.81%) Network Security
22 177 (10.40%) Vulnerability Management
23 176 (10.34%) Security Operations
24 175 (10.28%) Data Protection
25 174 (10.22%) Penetration Testing
26 167 (9.81%) SQL
27 164 (9.64%) VMware
28 158 (9.28%) COBIT
29 156 (9.17%) IIS

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 156 (9.17%) IIS
2 37 (2.17%) Apache
2 37 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 30 (1.76%) OpenStack
4 25 (1.47%) MS Exchange
5 24 (1.41%) nginx
6 21 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 14 (0.82%) Confluence
8 13 (0.76%) Node.js
8 13 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 12 (0.71%) CMS
10 10 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (0.59%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.35%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.29%) JBoss
13 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.12%) Lync
14 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 79 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.23%) MS Office
3 5 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.059%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.059%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (0.53%) Magento
2 7 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.12%) Documaker
4 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.12%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 95 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (3.58%) SaaS
3 32 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (1.29%) SoftLayer
5 18 (1.06%) IaaS
6 11 (0.65%) Mimecast
7 9 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.53%) CloudFront
7 9 (0.53%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.24%) Office 365
9 1 (0.059%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 394 (23.15%) Firewall
2 184 (10.81%) Network Security
3 112 (6.58%) LAN
3 112 (6.58%) WAN
4 106 (6.23%) TCP/IP
5 93 (5.46%) VPN
6 91 (5.35%) DNS
7 80 (4.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 67 (3.94%) Internet
9 51 (3.00%) SAN
10 49 (2.88%) MPLS
11 45 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
11 45 (2.64%) Wireless
12 29 (1.70%) VLAN
13 27 (1.59%) BGP
14 25 (1.47%) IPsec
14 25 (1.47%) VoIP
15 22 (1.29%) OSPF
16 21 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 21 (1.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 59 (3.47%) MySQL
3 34 (2.00%) Big Data
4 15 (0.88%) MongoDB
4 15 (0.88%) OLAP
5 14 (0.82%) OLTP
5 14 (0.82%) Oracle OLAP
6 13 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (0.53%) Pentaho
8 9 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.35%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 52 (3.06%) Git (software)
2 25 (1.47%) JIRA
3 14 (0.82%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.71%) Vagrant
5 11 (0.65%) Maven
6 9 (0.53%) Subversion
7 8 (0.47%) Checkstyle
7 8 (0.47%) FindBugs
8 6 (0.35%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.24%) Burp Suite
10 3 (0.18%) Ant
10 3 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.18%) Log4j
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.12%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.12%) Metasploit
11 2 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.059%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 435 (25.56%) Finance
2 103 (6.05%) Law
3 99 (5.82%) Legal
4 95 (5.58%) Retail
5 69 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 44 (2.59%) Banking
7 28 (1.65%) Marketing
8 23 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.82%) Games
10 13 (0.76%) Advertising
10 13 (0.76%) Brand Awareness
11 12 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.65%) Publishing
13 8 (0.47%) Back Office
13 8 (0.47%) Local Government
14 7 (0.41%) Electronics
15 3 (0.18%) Billing
16 2 (0.12%) Automotive
16 2 (0.12%) German Language
16 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 324 (19.04%) Consultant
2 287 (16.86%) Analyst
3 275 (16.16%) Security Consultant
4 264 (15.51%) Security Manager
5 254 (14.92%) Security Analyst
6 166 (9.75%) Architect
7 150 (8.81%) Information Security Manager
8 145 (8.52%) Information Manager
9 130 (7.64%) Information Analyst
9 130 (7.64%) Information Security Analyst
10 119 (6.99%) IT Manager
11 112 (6.58%) IT Consultant
12 111 (6.52%) IT Security Consultant
13 88 (5.17%) Security Engineer
14 74 (4.35%) IT Security Manager
15 73 (4.29%) Security Architect
16 71 (4.17%) Security Officer
17 68 (4.00%) Information Security Consultant
18 64 (3.76%) Information Security Officer
19 62 (3.64%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (4.94%) Web Services
2 50 (2.94%) .NET
2 50 (2.94%) HTML
3 42 (2.47%) REST
4 41 (2.41%) CSS
5 35 (2.06%) jQuery
6 33 (1.94%) SOAP
7 26 (1.53%) XML
8 23 (1.35%) Spring
9 22 (1.29%) LAMP
10 21 (1.23%) JMS
11 19 (1.12%) RESTful
12 18 (1.06%) ASP.NET
12 18 (1.06%) Java EE
13 17 (1.00%) HTML5
14 16 (0.94%) Hibernate
14 16 (0.94%) JSON
14 16 (0.94%) Middleware
15 13 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
16 12 (0.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 256 (15.04%) Management Information System
2 207 (12.16%) Data Centre
3 117 (6.87%) Computer Science
4 115 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 101 (5.93%) Security Operations Centre
6 70 (4.11%) CESG
7 37 (2.17%) Cryptography
7 37 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 36 (2.12%) Data Protection Act
9 34 (2.00%) Clustering
10 33 (1.94%) Fintech
11 29 (1.70%) CESG CLAS
12 26 (1.53%) FlexPod
12 26 (1.53%) Replication
13 25 (1.47%) Mainframe
14 24 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
15 22 (1.29%) VCE vBlock
16 18 (1.06%) PKI
17 17 (1.00%) Fat Client
17 17 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 310 (18.21%) Windows
2 256 (15.04%) Linux
3 138 (8.11%) Unix
4 112 (6.58%) Windows Server
5 28 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.29%) Ubuntu
9 18 (1.06%) CentOS
10 15 (0.88%) Solaris
11 14 (0.82%) Android
12 12 (0.71%) VMS
13 8 (0.47%) Debian
14 6 (0.35%) AIX
14 6 (0.35%) OS/400
14 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 916 (53.82%) Information Security
2 381 (22.39%) ITIL
3 343 (20.15%) Risk Management
4 255 (14.98%) SIEM
5 238 (13.98%) Security Management
6 220 (12.93%) Security Architecture
7 206 (12.10%) Project Management
8 188 (11.05%) Cybersecurity
9 177 (10.40%) Vulnerability Management
10 176 (10.34%) Security Operations
11 175 (10.28%) Data Protection
12 174 (10.22%) Penetration Testing
13 144 (8.46%) Information Security Management
14 139 (8.17%) E-Commerce
15 128 (7.52%) Presales
16 121 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
17 118 (6.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 115 (6.76%) Mentoring
19 108 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
20 104 (6.11%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 167 (9.81%) SQL
2 61 (3.58%) JavaScript
3 52 (3.06%) Python
4 50 (2.94%) Java
5 42 (2.47%) Bash Shell
6 36 (2.12%) PHP
7 32 (1.88%) PowerShell
8 28 (1.65%) Perl
9 24 (1.41%) C
9 24 (1.41%) C#
10 21 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 21 (1.23%) Ruby
11 11 (0.65%) R
12 8 (0.47%) Erlang
13 6 (0.35%) RPG
14 4 (0.24%) C++
14 4 (0.24%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.24%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.24%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 786 (46.18%) CISSP
2 496 (29.14%) CISM
3 337 (19.80%) Degree
4 312 (18.33%) CISA
5 123 (7.23%) IISP
6 120 (7.05%) Security Cleared
7 112 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
8 88 (5.17%) CEH
9 72 (4.23%) SC Cleared
10 71 (4.17%) CLAS
11 69 (4.05%) PCI QSA
12 63 (3.70%) CCNA
13 55 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 54 (3.17%) SANS
15 52 (3.06%) CISMP
16 49 (2.88%) GIAC
17 47 (2.76%) MCSE
18 41 (2.41%) CRISC
19 38 (2.23%) DV Cleared
20 37 (2.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 933 (54.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 158 (9.28%) COBIT
3 151 (8.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 54 (3.17%) SLA
5 49 (2.88%) ISO 9001
6 41 (2.41%) ISO27002
7 38 (2.23%) ISO22301
8 31 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 29 (1.70%) ISAE 3402
10 28 (1.65%) QA
11 23 (1.35%) SSAE 16
12 22 (1.29%) HIPAA
13 20 (1.18%) PA-DSS
14 15 (0.88%) COSO
15 14 (0.82%) ISO27005
16 10 (0.59%) BS25999
16 10 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
17 9 (0.53%) GPG13
18 4 (0.24%) Data Quality
18 4 (0.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 130 (7.64%) Active Directory
2 105 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (4.76%) vSphere
4 54 (3.17%) Hyper-V
5 31 (1.82%) vCloud
6 16 (0.94%) Docker
6 16 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.71%) Xen
7 12 (0.71%) XenApp
8 9 (0.53%) iptables
9 7 (0.41%) NFS
9 7 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.41%) Snort
10 6 (0.35%) XenServer
11 4 (0.24%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.12%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.12%) Kamailio
12 2 (0.12%) Squid
12 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.059%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 101 (5.93%) Puppet
2 58 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (3.17%) QRadar
4 52 (3.06%) Nessus
5 41 (2.41%) Ansible
6 17 (1.00%) Nagios
6 17 (1.00%) Nmap
7 14 (0.82%) Salt
8 11 (0.65%) RSA Security Analytics
8 11 (0.65%) SCCM
9 10 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
10 9 (0.53%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.53%) FortiGate
10 9 (0.53%) RSA enVision
11 7 (0.41%) HP Fortify
12 6 (0.35%) Bcfg2
12 6 (0.35%) Graphite
12 6 (0.35%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.29%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 198 (11.63%) Cisco
2 186 (10.93%) Microsoft
3 164 (9.64%) VMware
4 111 (6.52%) Splunk
5 98 (5.76%) ArcSight
6 81 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 81 (4.76%) Oracle
7 52 (3.06%) IBM
8 51 (3.00%) F5
9 44 (2.59%) HP
10 40 (2.35%) Juniper
11 39 (2.29%) Citrix
11 39 (2.29%) Websense
12 36 (2.12%) Red Hat
13 33 (1.94%) NetApp
14 24 (1.41%) Symantec
15 22 (1.29%) Dell
15 22 (1.29%) New Relic
16 21 (1.23%) Qualys
17 19 (1.12%) Fortinet
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Holidays, Bonus, Pension.
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £49000 - £61000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tech
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Enderby, Leicestershire
Next
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 15% Bonus, 10% Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent salary, bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago