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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 348 378 378
Rank change year-on-year
+30 0
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 794 687 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.66% 0.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.30% 6.47% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 637 505 566
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,150 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +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
10882 10622 11232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.45% 10.19% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8487 8178 9157
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +52 771 £50,000 - 74
London +47 279 £50,000 -9.09% 26
South East -7 166 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Yorkshire -13 91 £45,000 +5.88% 8
West Yorkshire -8 84 £43,750 +2.94% 8
City of London +40 75 £48,750 -9.30% 7
Leeds 0 67 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East Midlands +18 55 £55,000 +10.00% 9
South West +11 55 £46,000 -15.59% 7
Berkshire -13 53 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Hampshire -39 48 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Leicestershire +46 47 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East of England +5 46 £62,500 +37.36% 5
North West +17 45 £46,250 -2.63% 5
West Midlands -1 44 £57,500 - 5
Wiltshire +21 31 £46,750 +41.66% 1
Surrey +13 27 £48,750 -22.00% 1
Leicester +32 26 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Manchester -2 22 £35,000 -26.31% 5
Scotland +5 17 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Cheshire +11 16 £47,500 +2.15%
Reading +2 15 £75,000 +47.05% 1
Slough -19 15 £43,000 -7.02%
Edinburgh +10 14 £42,500 - 3
Bristol +5 14 £40,000 -30.43% 4
Birmingham -9 14 £65,000 +57.57% 2
Chester - 14 £47,500 -
Coventry - 14 £57,500 - 3
Swindon - 14 £47,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 13 £42,500 -

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 787 (48.55%) Information Security
2 731 (45.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 519 (32.02%) CISSP
4 394 (24.31%) Firewall
4 394 (24.31%) Finance
5 358 (22.09%) ITIL
6 321 (19.80%) Windows
7 305 (18.82%) Cisco
8 302 (18.63%) CISM
9 300 (18.51%) Linux
10 264 (16.29%) Management Information System
11 253 (15.61%) Degree
12 240 (14.81%) Risk Management
13 209 (12.89%) VMware
14 199 (12.28%) E-Commerce
15 197 (12.15%) CISA
16 191 (11.78%) Cisco Certification
17 181 (11.17%) UNIX
18 180 (11.10%) Security Management
19 178 (10.98%) Network Security
20 177 (10.92%) Security Architecture
21 176 (10.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
22 157 (9.69%) COBIT
23 154 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
24 152 (9.38%) Java
25 150 (9.25%) IIS
25 150 (9.25%) Microsoft
25 150 (9.25%) Penetration Testing
26 147 (9.07%) SQL
27 143 (8.82%) Analytical Skills

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 150 (9.25%) IIS
2 111 (6.85%) Apache
3 47 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 34 (2.10%) nginx
5 29 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 27 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (1.60%) Apache Solr
8 14 (0.86%) Jetty
9 11 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (0.62%) SharePoint
11 9 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.37%) Confluence
12 6 (0.37%) Commerce Server
13 3 (0.19%) CMS
13 3 (0.19%) Mule
13 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.19%) Lync
13 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 90 (5.55%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.41%) MS Office
3 29 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.49%) MS Project
5 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (0.31%) Magento
2 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.062%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.062%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.062%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.96%) SaaS
2 29 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.60%) IaaS
4 10 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.37%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 394 (24.31%) Firewall
2 178 (10.98%) Network Security
3 139 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 109 (6.72%) DNS
5 107 (6.60%) WAN
6 104 (6.42%) Cisco ASA
7 97 (5.98%) Wireless
8 93 (5.74%) LAN
9 90 (5.55%) VPN
10 85 (5.24%) BGP
11 81 (5.00%) SAN
12 68 (4.19%) MPLS
13 67 (4.13%) OSPF
14 64 (3.95%) SSL
15 58 (3.58%) Cisco IOS
16 54 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
16 54 (3.33%) Internet
17 47 (2.90%) EIGRP
18 41 (2.53%) IPsec
19 40 (2.47%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (5.31%) MySQL
2 82 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 44 (2.71%) Oracle Database
4 29 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 24 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 19 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 13 (0.80%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.37%) Informix
14 6 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.25%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 42 (2.59%) Git (software)
2 35 (2.16%) Jenkins
3 19 (1.17%) TeamCity
4 18 (1.11%) Subversion
5 13 (0.80%) LoadRunner
5 13 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (0.74%) JIRA
7 10 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.56%) Metasploit
9 7 (0.43%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.43%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.31%) Selenium
11 4 (0.25%) jMock
11 4 (0.25%) JUnit
11 4 (0.25%) Mockito
11 4 (0.25%) Concordion
12 3 (0.19%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.12%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (0.12%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 394 (24.31%) Finance
2 142 (8.76%) Retail
3 107 (6.60%) Banking
4 95 (5.86%) Telecoms
5 77 (4.75%) Legal
6 40 (2.47%) Games
7 33 (2.04%) Marketing
8 26 (1.60%) Law
9 25 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.30%) Advertising
11 17 (1.05%) Back Office
12 14 (0.86%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.74%) German Language
13 12 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.43%) Automotive
15 6 (0.37%) Publishing
16 5 (0.31%) Local Government
17 4 (0.25%) iGaming
18 3 (0.19%) French Language
18 3 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 289 (17.83%) Analyst
2 220 (13.57%) Security Analyst
3 213 (13.14%) Consultant
4 168 (10.36%) Security Manager
5 155 (9.56%) Security Consultant
6 122 (7.53%) Information Analyst
7 117 (7.22%) Information Security Analyst
8 109 (6.72%) Architect
9 104 (6.42%) Network Engineer
10 89 (5.49%) Security Officer
11 88 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 84 (5.18%) Information Manager
13 83 (5.12%) Administrator
14 82 (5.06%) Information Security Manager
15 79 (4.87%) Security Engineer
15 79 (4.87%) Information Security Officer
16 74 (4.57%) Security Architect
17 60 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
18 54 (3.33%) Developer
19 45 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (3.21%) .NET
2 32 (1.97%) Web Services
3 28 (1.73%) Spring
4 26 (1.60%) HTML
4 26 (1.60%) CSS
5 20 (1.23%) SOAP
6 16 (0.99%) XML
7 15 (0.93%) Hibernate
7 15 (0.93%) Java EE
7 15 (0.93%) REST
8 14 (0.86%) LAMP
8 14 (0.86%) J2EE
9 13 (0.80%) Regular Expression
10 9 (0.56%) Servlets
10 9 (0.56%) jQuery
11 8 (0.49%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.43%) Memcached
13 6 (0.37%) Spring Integration
13 6 (0.37%) Apache Camel
13 6 (0.37%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 264 (16.29%) Management Information System
2 143 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (3.89%) Computer Science
4 52 (3.21%) Clustering
5 45 (2.78%) Cryptography
6 44 (2.71%) Data Protection Act
7 42 (2.59%) CESG
8 36 (2.22%) Mathematics
9 33 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 32 (1.97%) Mobile Payment
11 28 (1.73%) Open Source
12 25 (1.54%) CESG CLAS
13 23 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
14 22 (1.36%) Replication
15 21 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (1.17%) RMADS
16 19 (1.17%) EMV
16 19 (1.17%) PKI
17 17 (1.05%) EFT
18 14 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 321 (19.80%) Windows
2 300 (18.51%) Linux
3 181 (11.17%) UNIX
4 58 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (1.97%) Solaris
8 26 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (1.17%) CentOS
10 17 (1.05%) AIX
11 13 (0.80%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.74%) Android
13 11 (0.68%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.56%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.49%) Debian
16 6 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.25%) SUSE
18 3 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
19 1 (0.062%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (48.55%) Information Security
2 358 (22.09%) ITIL
3 240 (14.81%) Risk Management
4 199 (12.28%) E-Commerce
5 180 (11.10%) Security Management
6 177 (10.92%) Security Architecture
7 154 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
8 150 (9.25%) Penetration Testing
9 126 (7.77%) Data Protection
10 123 (7.59%) SIEM
11 121 (7.46%) Project Management
12 120 (7.40%) Change Management
13 112 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
14 110 (6.79%) Information Security Management
15 108 (6.66%) Data Security
16 105 (6.48%) Cyber Security
17 97 (5.98%) Service Delivery
18 95 (5.86%) Business Continuity
19 86 (5.31%) Service Management
20 85 (5.24%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 152 (9.38%) Java
2 147 (9.07%) SQL
3 83 (5.12%) PowerShell
4 60 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 60 (3.70%) Perl
5 54 (3.33%) Python
6 47 (2.90%) Ruby
7 42 (2.59%) Shell Script
8 33 (2.04%) JavaScript
9 30 (1.85%) C
10 26 (1.60%) C#
11 24 (1.48%) PHP
12 20 (1.23%) PL/SQL
13 18 (1.11%) T-SQL
14 13 (0.80%) C++
15 4 (0.25%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.12%) Uniface
16 2 (0.12%) AWK
16 2 (0.12%) XPath
16 2 (0.12%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 519 (32.02%) CISSP
2 302 (18.63%) CISM
3 253 (15.61%) Degree
4 197 (12.15%) CISA
5 191 (11.78%) Cisco Certification
6 137 (8.45%) CCNA
7 114 (7.03%) PCI QSA
8 87 (5.37%) CCNP
9 78 (4.81%) CEH
10 72 (4.44%) Security Cleared
11 71 (4.38%) CRISC
12 59 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 54 (3.33%) GIAC
14 42 (2.59%) MCSE
15 36 (2.22%) CCIE
16 32 (1.97%) SC Cleared
17 29 (1.79%) SSCP
18 26 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
19 25 (1.54%) MCSA
20 21 (1.30%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 731 (45.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 176 (10.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 157 (9.69%) COBIT
4 50 (3.08%) ISO 9001
5 39 (2.41%) SLA
6 36 (2.22%) QA
7 28 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 24 (1.48%) GPG13
9 21 (1.30%) COSO
10 18 (1.11%) BS7799
11 15 (0.93%) BS25999
12 14 (0.86%) HIPAA
12 14 (0.86%) ISO 14001
12 14 (0.86%) ISO 8583
13 10 (0.62%) TickIT
13 10 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 8 (0.49%) JSP 440
15 5 (0.31%) Basel II
15 5 (0.31%) Data Quality
16 4 (0.25%) PABP
System Software
1 136 (8.39%) Active Directory
2 123 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 53 (3.27%) vSphere
5 27 (1.67%) Snort
6 25 (1.54%) Hyper-V
7 21 (1.30%) Xen
8 19 (1.17%) Squid
9 11 (0.68%) NFS
10 10 (0.62%) ISA Server
11 9 (0.56%) Nmap
12 6 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.37%) XenServer
12 6 (0.37%) Docker
13 4 (0.25%) StorNext
13 4 (0.25%) Varnish
13 4 (0.25%) XenApp
14 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
15 2 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 47 (2.90%) Puppet
2 28 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (1.67%) logstash
3 27 (1.67%) ZABBIX
4 25 (1.54%) SCCM
5 23 (1.42%) Nagios
5 23 (1.42%) Kibana
5 23 (1.42%) Cisco Prime
6 19 (1.17%) Vagrant
6 19 (1.17%) Graphite
7 15 (0.93%) FortiGate
8 11 (0.68%) ARCserve
9 10 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.49%) Nessus
10 8 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (0.43%) Cacti
12 6 (0.37%) Data Guard
12 6 (0.37%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.31%) WSUS
14 4 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 305 (18.82%) Cisco
2 209 (12.89%) VMware
3 150 (9.25%) Microsoft
4 122 (7.53%) CheckPoint
5 99 (6.11%) Oracle
6 94 (5.80%) HP
7 92 (5.68%) F5
8 87 (5.37%) Juniper
9 79 (4.87%) Red Hat
10 58 (3.58%) Splunk
11 56 (3.45%) Citrix
12 46 (2.84%) SolarWinds
13 42 (2.59%) Websense
14 39 (2.41%) ServiceNow
15 38 (2.34%) NetApp
16 35 (2.16%) McAfee
17 29 (1.79%) Blue Coat
18 27 (1.67%) EMC
19 26 (1.60%) IBM
20 25 (1.54%) Dell
Crawley, West Sussex
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum + on call, overtime, bonus, pension ++
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ACL Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £39,000 per annum + oncall, bonus (c15%), pension, other benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum generous bonus and benefits scheme o
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + y
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £4100 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + OT
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
GA Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £100000 - £105000 per annum + £7,000 car + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Package - Please call fo
Posted: 2 days ago