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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 346 399 468
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +69
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 927 826 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.74% 0.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.63% 6.55% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 761 630 464
Average salary £55,000 £51,538 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.71% +7.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.89%

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
12142 12608 13278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.75% 11.35% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9620 9842 10406
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +45 887 £55,000 +10.00% 95
London +31 300 £60,000 +9.09% 33
South East +29 218 £52,500 - 24
Yorkshire +65 117 £46,000 -6.12% 13
West Yorkshire +40 83 £50,000 - 10
Leeds +35 79 £50,000 - 7
West Midlands +3 70 £57,500 +27.77% 7
North West +37 54 £47,500 -9.52% 8
Berkshire -23 48 £55,000 -8.33% 6
East of England +14 45 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Birmingham +4 42 £55,000 +25.71% 3
Surrey -4 41 £55,000 +15.78% 7
City of London +33 40 £52,500 - 8
South West -13 39 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Hampshire +23 36 £50,000 -20.00% 5
Kent +3 35 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Manchester +27 33 £52,500 +1.94% 4
North Yorkshire +27 33 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Midlands -7 33 £53,750 -2.27% 2
Hertfordshire +29 27 £62,000 +37.77% 4
York +8 22 £45,000 +26.76% 1
West Sussex -28 22 £52,500 +31.25%
Scotland -18 19 £52,500 -4.54% 6
Tunbridge Wells - 19 £52,500 -
Nottinghamshire +21 16 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Edinburgh +5 16 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Bedfordshire -3 16 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Wiltshire -10 16 £60,000 +30.43% 1
Luton - 15 £47,500 - 1
Cheshire +28 14 £41,250 -21.42% 2

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1179 (64.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1063 (58.54%) Information Security
3 911 (50.17%) CISSP
4 600 (33.04%) CISM
5 462 (25.44%) Risk Management
6 446 (24.56%) Finance
7 421 (23.18%) ITIL
8 410 (22.58%) Firewall
9 365 (20.10%) CISA
9 365 (20.10%) Degree
10 331 (18.23%) Data Protection
11 320 (17.62%) Management Information System
12 318 (17.51%) Windows
13 278 (15.31%) Security Management
13 278 (15.31%) SIEM
14 259 (14.26%) Cybersecurity
15 240 (13.22%) Security Architecture
16 227 (12.50%) Linux
17 211 (11.62%) Project Management
17 211 (11.62%) Data Centre
18 199 (10.96%) Network Security
19 197 (10.85%) COBIT
20 196 (10.79%) Microsoft
21 192 (10.57%) Security Operations
22 188 (10.35%) Cisco
23 178 (9.80%) Information Security Management
23 178 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
24 171 (9.42%) Penetration Testing
25 169 (9.31%) VMware
26 159 (8.76%) Legal

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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
1 158 (8.70%) IIS
2 32 (1.76%) Apache
2 32 (1.76%) MS Exchange
3 30 (1.65%) Tomcat
4 19 (1.05%) CMS
5 17 (0.94%) OpenStack
5 17 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 15 (0.83%) nginx
7 12 (0.66%) Confluence
8 11 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.44%) JBoss
10 8 (0.44%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.39%) Node.js
12 5 (0.28%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.22%) Jetty
14 3 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 94 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.65%) MS Office
3 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.17%) DOC1
4 3 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.055%) MS Project
5 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.17%) Exstream
2 3 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.055%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 80 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.98%) SaaS
4 23 (1.27%) Office 365
5 19 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.94%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.28%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.22%) SoftLayer
9 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.17%) IaaS
10 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.055%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.055%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.055%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.055%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.055%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.055%) Route 53
11 1 (0.055%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 410 (22.58%) Firewall
2 199 (10.96%) Network Security
3 120 (6.61%) TCP/IP
4 106 (5.84%) WAN
5 102 (5.62%) LAN
6 92 (5.07%) Internet
7 78 (4.30%) DNS
8 72 (3.96%) VPN
9 67 (3.69%) Intrusion Detection
10 56 (3.08%) SAN
11 53 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
12 50 (2.75%) MPLS
13 42 (2.31%) VLAN
14 39 (2.15%) VoIP
15 38 (2.09%) SSL
16 34 (1.87%) IPsec
17 29 (1.60%) OSPF
18 27 (1.49%) Wireless
19 26 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
20 25 (1.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.08%) MySQL
3 23 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 18 (0.99%) Big Data
5 17 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 16 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.61%) MongoDB
9 10 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (0.50%) Redis
11 8 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.44%) OLAP
11 8 (0.44%) OLTP
11 8 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
12 7 (0.39%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (0.33%) MS Access
13 6 (0.33%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 35 (1.93%) Git (software)
2 23 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 17 (0.94%) JIRA
4 8 (0.44%) Subversion
5 7 (0.39%) Maven
6 6 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.33%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.28%) Checkstyle
7 5 (0.28%) FindBugs
7 5 (0.28%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.22%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.17%) AppScan
9 3 (0.17%) Burp Suite
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.17%) Paros
9 3 (0.17%) Selenium
10 2 (0.11%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.11%) Hudson
10 2 (0.11%) JUnit
10 2 (0.11%) Spock
General
1 446 (24.56%) Finance
2 159 (8.76%) Legal
3 105 (5.78%) Retail
4 86 (4.74%) Law
5 81 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 60 (3.30%) Marketing
7 58 (3.19%) Banking
8 27 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.88%) Electronics
10 15 (0.83%) Publishing
11 14 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.72%) Billing
13 10 (0.55%) Back Office
14 9 (0.50%) Advertising
14 9 (0.50%) Brand Awareness
14 9 (0.50%) Local Government
15 8 (0.44%) Games
16 7 (0.39%) Automotive
17 5 (0.28%) French Language
18 2 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 368 (20.26%) Consultant
2 319 (17.57%) Security Manager
3 317 (17.46%) Analyst
4 308 (16.96%) Security Consultant
5 248 (13.66%) Security Analyst
6 175 (9.64%) Information Security Manager
7 170 (9.36%) Information Manager
8 143 (7.87%) Architect
9 132 (7.27%) Information Analyst
10 131 (7.21%) Information Security Analyst
11 114 (6.28%) IT Manager
12 95 (5.23%) IT Consultant
13 94 (5.18%) IT Security Consultant
13 94 (5.18%) Security Architect
14 82 (4.52%) IT Security Manager
15 81 (4.46%) Security Officer
16 79 (4.35%) Security Engineer
17 78 (4.30%) Senior Consultant
18 76 (4.19%) Information Security Consultant
19 74 (4.07%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (3.03%) .NET
2 50 (2.75%) Web Services
3 35 (1.93%) CSS
3 35 (1.93%) HTML
4 30 (1.65%) SOAP
5 28 (1.54%) jQuery
6 25 (1.38%) REST
7 23 (1.27%) ASP.NET
8 21 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (1.16%) XML
9 18 (0.99%) LAMP
10 17 (0.94%) RabbitMQ
11 16 (0.88%) Middleware
12 14 (0.77%) Java EE
13 13 (0.72%) Spring
14 11 (0.61%) HTML5
14 11 (0.61%) JSON
15 10 (0.55%) JMS
16 9 (0.50%) COM
16 9 (0.50%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 320 (17.62%) Management Information System
2 211 (11.62%) Data Centre
3 127 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 127 (6.99%) Computer Science
4 102 (5.62%) CESG
5 95 (5.23%) Security Operations Centre
6 94 (5.18%) Data Protection Act
7 48 (2.64%) CESG CLAS
8 44 (2.42%) Clustering
9 40 (2.20%) Cryptography
10 37 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
11 28 (1.54%) Fintech
12 25 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 25 (1.38%) EPoS
13 24 (1.32%) Mainframe
14 22 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (1.10%) Mobile App
16 19 (1.05%) Driving Licence
16 19 (1.05%) Replication
17 16 (0.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 318 (17.51%) Windows
2 227 (12.50%) Linux
3 120 (6.61%) Unix
4 107 (5.89%) Windows Server
5 34 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.66%) Android
8 12 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.66%) CentOS
8 12 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.44%) VMS
9 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.39%) Debian
10 7 (0.39%) Solaris
10 7 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.22%) OS/400
13 3 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1063 (58.54%) Information Security
2 462 (25.44%) Risk Management
3 421 (23.18%) ITIL
4 331 (18.23%) Data Protection
5 278 (15.31%) Security Management
5 278 (15.31%) SIEM
6 259 (14.26%) Cybersecurity
7 240 (13.22%) Security Architecture
8 211 (11.62%) Project Management
9 192 (10.57%) Security Operations
10 178 (9.80%) Information Security Management
10 178 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
11 171 (9.42%) Penetration Testing
12 145 (7.98%) E-Commerce
13 143 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
14 135 (7.43%) Risk Assessment
15 132 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
16 131 (7.21%) Business Continuity
17 114 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 112 (6.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 139 (7.65%) SQL
2 59 (3.25%) Java
3 56 (3.08%) Python
4 41 (2.26%) JavaScript
5 39 (2.15%) Bash Shell
6 36 (1.98%) C#
7 30 (1.65%) Perl
7 30 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 28 (1.54%) C
9 24 (1.32%) PHP
10 22 (1.21%) Ruby
11 14 (0.77%) R
12 12 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.61%) PL/SQL
14 9 (0.50%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.39%) C++
16 6 (0.33%) VBA
17 5 (0.28%) Erlang
18 4 (0.22%) RPG
19 3 (0.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 911 (50.17%) CISSP
2 600 (33.04%) CISM
3 365 (20.10%) CISA
3 365 (20.10%) Degree
4 133 (7.32%) IISP
5 122 (6.72%) Security Cleared
6 110 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
7 92 (5.07%) CLAS
8 91 (5.01%) CEH
9 90 (4.96%) PCI QSA
10 72 (3.96%) CCNA
10 72 (3.96%) SC Cleared
11 69 (3.80%) CISMP
12 60 (3.30%) CCNP
13 54 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 51 (2.81%) SANS
15 47 (2.59%) CESG Certified Professional
15 47 (2.59%) GIAC
16 46 (2.53%) MCSE
17 42 (2.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1179 (64.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 197 (10.85%) COBIT
3 137 (7.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 99 (5.45%) ISO27002
5 74 (4.07%) ISO 9001
6 73 (4.02%) ISO22301
7 43 (2.37%) ISO27005
8 32 (1.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 28 (1.54%) ISAE 3402
10 26 (1.43%) HIPAA
11 24 (1.32%) SLA
12 23 (1.27%) QA
13 22 (1.21%) SSAE 16
14 20 (1.10%) PA-DSS
15 17 (0.94%) BS25999
16 12 (0.66%) COSO
17 9 (0.50%) RMADS
17 9 (0.50%) SEPA
18 8 (0.44%) Data Quality
19 7 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 121 (6.66%) Active Directory
2 100 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (2.92%) vSphere
4 25 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.10%) vCloud
6 18 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.83%) XenApp
8 12 (0.66%) Docker
9 10 (0.55%) Xen
10 8 (0.44%) NFS
11 5 (0.28%) KVM
12 4 (0.22%) Corosync
12 4 (0.22%) iptables
12 4 (0.22%) Squid
13 3 (0.17%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.11%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.055%) Firmware
15 1 (0.055%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 59 (3.25%) QRadar
2 51 (2.81%) Puppet
3 46 (2.53%) Nessus
4 35 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (1.27%) Ansible
6 22 (1.21%) Nmap
7 21 (1.16%) Nagios
8 10 (0.55%) RSA Archer
9 9 (0.50%) FortiGate
9 9 (0.50%) Salt
10 8 (0.44%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.44%) RSA Security Analytics
10 8 (0.44%) SCCM
11 6 (0.33%) HP Fortify
11 6 (0.33%) WebInspect
12 5 (0.28%) Cacti
12 5 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (0.28%) StatsD
13 4 (0.22%) Bacula
13 4 (0.22%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 196 (10.79%) Microsoft
2 188 (10.35%) Cisco
3 169 (9.31%) VMware
4 98 (5.40%) Splunk
5 90 (4.96%) CheckPoint
6 86 (4.74%) ArcSight
7 59 (3.25%) Oracle
8 52 (2.86%) HP
9 49 (2.70%) IBM
10 47 (2.59%) Citrix
11 39 (2.15%) Red Hat
12 38 (2.09%) F5
13 34 (1.87%) Forcepoint
14 32 (1.76%) Juniper
15 31 (1.71%) SAP
16 26 (1.43%) Avaya
17 23 (1.27%) Dell
18 21 (1.16%) Qualys
19 20 (1.10%) LogRhythm
19 20 (1.10%) Tripwire
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bonus, bens, training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £10000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Medical Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £61000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £50000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: From £49,500 to £74,300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xchanging
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bens, Bonus, Stock (Pre-IPO)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago