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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 352 339 406
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +67
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 822 925 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.77% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.93% 7.28% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 640 655 530
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
11869 12701 11027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.74% 10.59% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9383 9825 8919
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -14 769 £52,500 +16.66% 81
London +8 288 £57,500 +15.00% 23
South East +9 211 £52,500 +16.66% 17
Yorkshire -19 83 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Berkshire -21 56 £57,750 +32.00% 5
Hampshire -3 49 £50,000 +11.11% 5
West Yorkshire -34 49 £40,000 +14.28% 8
City of London +13 48 £62,500 +19.04% 11
South West +9 47 £50,000 +44.92% 8
Surrey +27 44 £65,000 +34.71% 3
East of England -6 42 £52,500 +19.31% 3
West Midlands -21 42 £42,500 -3.40% 9
West Sussex +24 33 £45,000 +38.46% 1
North Yorkshire +28 30 £42,500 -34.61% 5
Leeds -43 30 £34,250 -2.14% 8
Scotland +33 29 £45,000 -30.76%
East Midlands -5 27 £45,000 -12.19% 2
Hertfordshire -12 27 £47,500 +7.95% 3
North West +1 25 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Birmingham 0 22 £38,750 -11.93% 5
Wiltshire -4 22 £43,000 +24.63% 3
Edinburgh - 22 £40,000 -
Swindon +3 20 £43,000 +32.30% 3
Reading -7 19 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Bradford -12 19 £40,750 +1.87%
Farnborough - 19 £50,000 - 2
Manchester +9 18 £48,750 +39.28% 3
Slough -21 18 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Kent -5 16 £38,250 +3.37% 1
Bedfordshire +18 15 £53,750 +7.50%

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 882 (53.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 881 (53.52%) Information Security
3 638 (38.76%) CISSP
4 465 (28.25%) Finance
5 428 (26.00%) Firewall
6 390 (23.69%) CISM
7 389 (23.63%) Windows
8 359 (21.81%) ITIL
9 281 (17.07%) CISA
10 267 (16.22%) Cisco
11 260 (15.80%) Management Information System
12 258 (15.67%) Linux
13 233 (14.16%) Degree
14 232 (14.09%) Microsoft
15 226 (13.73%) Security Management
16 216 (13.12%) Cyber Security
17 211 (12.82%) Risk Management
18 201 (12.21%) VMware
19 192 (11.66%) Security Architecture
20 186 (11.30%) UNIX
21 183 (11.12%) Penetration Testing
22 182 (11.06%) Project Management
23 172 (10.45%) Data Protection
24 170 (10.33%) Active Directory
25 167 (10.15%) Data Centre
26 164 (9.96%) TCP/IP
26 164 (9.96%) SIEM
27 151 (9.17%) WAN
27 151 (9.17%) LAN
27 151 (9.17%) Cisco Certification

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 141 (8.57%) IIS
2 77 (4.68%) Apache
3 43 (2.61%) MS Exchange
4 42 (2.55%) Tomcat
5 27 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (1.52%) Apache Solr
7 18 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (0.97%) nginx
9 14 (0.85%) SharePoint
10 10 (0.61%) JBoss
10 10 (0.61%) SAS
10 10 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.49%) CMS
12 7 (0.43%) Commerce Server
13 4 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.24%) Node.js
13 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.24%) Confluence
14 3 (0.18%) Lync
Applications
1 74 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.64%) MS Office
3 16 (0.97%) MS Project
4 12 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.061%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.55%) Sophis RISQUE
3 7 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.18%) Summit
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.12%) Primavera
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.12%) Line 500
6 2 (0.12%) Magento
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.061%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.061%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.061%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (2.13%) SaaS
3 26 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.09%) Office 365
4 18 (1.09%) IaaS
5 17 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.55%) GitHub
7 6 (0.36%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.30%) IBM PureFlex
9 4 (0.24%) PaaS
10 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 428 (26.00%) Firewall
2 164 (9.96%) TCP/IP
3 151 (9.17%) LAN
3 151 (9.17%) WAN
4 121 (7.35%) Network Security
5 119 (7.23%) SAN
6 97 (5.89%) VPN
7 96 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
8 88 (5.35%) DNS
9 73 (4.43%) Internet
10 63 (3.83%) Wireless
11 57 (3.46%) VLAN
12 56 (3.40%) Intrusion Detection
13 51 (3.10%) IPsec
13 51 (3.10%) VoIP
14 46 (2.79%) MPLS
15 35 (2.13%) OSPF
16 34 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
17 33 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
17 33 (2.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.95%) MySQL
3 32 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 20 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 11 (0.67%) Big Data
8 11 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (0.49%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.30%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 4 (0.24%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.18%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 31 (1.88%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.03%) Jenkins
3 15 (0.91%) JIRA
4 12 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (0.73%) TeamCity
4 12 (0.73%) Artifactory
5 8 (0.49%) Selenium
6 6 (0.36%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.36%) LoadRunner
6 6 (0.36%) Maven
7 5 (0.30%) Grunt
7 5 (0.30%) JUnit
7 5 (0.30%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.24%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.24%) Subversion
9 2 (0.12%) Ant
9 2 (0.12%) Yeoman
9 2 (0.12%) Hudson
9 2 (0.12%) Bower
General
1 465 (28.25%) Finance
2 105 (6.38%) Retail
3 93 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 76 (4.62%) Banking
5 66 (4.01%) Legal
6 50 (3.04%) Law
7 24 (1.46%) Marketing
8 22 (1.34%) Advertising
9 20 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (0.97%) Games
12 15 (0.91%) Back Office
13 12 (0.73%) Electronics
14 7 (0.43%) Publishing
14 7 (0.43%) Automotive
15 5 (0.30%) Military
16 4 (0.24%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.24%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 257 (15.61%) Consultant
2 223 (13.55%) Security Manager
3 222 (13.49%) Analyst
4 193 (11.73%) Security Consultant
5 174 (10.57%) Security Analyst
6 135 (8.20%) Architect
7 120 (7.29%) Information Manager
8 116 (7.05%) Information Security Manager
9 104 (6.32%) Security Engineer
10 94 (5.71%) Security Officer
11 80 (4.86%) Security Architect
11 80 (4.86%) Administrator
12 76 (4.62%) Information Security Officer
13 73 (4.43%) Network Engineer
14 72 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
15 64 (3.89%) Information Analyst
16 63 (3.83%) Information Security Analyst
17 56 (3.40%) IT Security Analyst
17 56 (3.40%) Information Security Consultant
18 55 (3.34%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (4.98%) Web Services
2 68 (4.13%) .NET
3 40 (2.43%) HTML
4 24 (1.46%) XML
5 19 (1.15%) CSS
6 18 (1.09%) Ajax
7 17 (1.03%) JTAPI
7 17 (1.03%) TAPI
8 16 (0.97%) CCXML
8 16 (0.97%) VXML
8 16 (0.97%) SOAP
9 12 (0.73%) J2EE
9 12 (0.73%) ASP.NET
9 12 (0.73%) Middleware
10 11 (0.67%) .NET Framework
10 11 (0.67%) JSP
10 11 (0.67%) REST
11 9 (0.55%) Regular Expression
11 9 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (0.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 260 (15.80%) Management Information System
2 167 (10.15%) Data Centre
3 124 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
5 60 (3.65%) Mobile App
6 44 (2.67%) PKI
7 42 (2.55%) Clustering
8 41 (2.49%) Computer Science
9 39 (2.37%) Cryptography
10 27 (1.64%) CESG
10 27 (1.64%) Replication
11 26 (1.58%) Mobile Payment
12 24 (1.46%) SCADA
13 20 (1.22%) IVR
14 17 (1.03%) Mainframe
14 17 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
15 16 (0.97%) RMADS
15 16 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 15 (0.91%) User Experience
16 15 (0.91%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 389 (23.63%) Windows
2 258 (15.67%) Linux
3 186 (11.30%) UNIX
4 73 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.97%) Solaris
9 15 (0.91%) Android
10 12 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
11 10 (0.61%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.30%) CentOS
14 4 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.18%) Debian
15 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.18%) HPUX
15 3 (0.18%) VMS
16 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.061%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 881 (53.52%) Information Security
2 359 (21.81%) ITIL
3 226 (13.73%) Security Management
4 216 (13.12%) Cyber Security
5 211 (12.82%) Risk Management
6 192 (11.66%) Security Architecture
7 183 (11.12%) Penetration Testing
8 182 (11.06%) Project Management
9 172 (10.45%) Data Protection
10 164 (9.96%) SIEM
11 147 (8.93%) Business Continuity
12 133 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
13 119 (7.23%) Information Security Management
14 118 (7.17%) E-Commerce
15 117 (7.11%) Vulnerability Management
16 110 (6.68%) Agile Software Development
17 107 (6.50%) Incident Management
17 107 (6.50%) Mentoring
18 97 (5.89%) Stakeholder Management
19 96 (5.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 132 (8.02%) SQL
2 102 (6.20%) Java
3 47 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 41 (2.49%) JavaScript
5 39 (2.37%) Ruby
6 34 (2.07%) C#
7 30 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 29 (1.76%) Python
9 28 (1.70%) C
9 28 (1.70%) Perl
9 28 (1.70%) PHP
10 26 (1.58%) T-SQL
11 13 (0.79%) PL/SQL
12 11 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.30%) C++
14 4 (0.24%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.18%) AWK
16 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.12%) PHP5
17 1 (0.061%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 638 (38.76%) CISSP
2 390 (23.69%) CISM
3 281 (17.07%) CISA
4 233 (14.16%) Degree
5 151 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
6 127 (7.72%) Security Cleared
7 108 (6.56%) CCNA
8 83 (5.04%) PCI QSA
9 81 (4.92%) CRISC
10 64 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 63 (3.83%) CCNP
11 63 (3.83%) SC Cleared
12 58 (3.52%) CEH
13 47 (2.86%) MCSE
14 45 (2.73%) GIAC
15 43 (2.61%) CISMP
16 39 (2.37%) SSCP
17 33 (2.00%) CCIE
18 29 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 22 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 882 (53.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 136 (8.26%) COBIT
3 125 (7.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 49 (2.98%) ISO 9001
5 43 (2.61%) SLA
6 37 (2.25%) GPG13
7 30 (1.82%) BS25999
8 25 (1.52%) QA
9 21 (1.28%) ISO 14001
9 21 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 17 (1.03%) BS7799
10 17 (1.03%) HIPAA
11 15 (0.91%) FISMA
12 7 (0.43%) Data Quality
13 5 (0.30%) PAS 55
14 3 (0.18%) COSO
15 2 (0.12%) GCP
System Software
1 170 (10.33%) Active Directory
2 107 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (4.19%) vSphere
4 60 (3.65%) Hyper-V
5 29 (1.76%) Xen
5 29 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (1.70%) Squid
7 20 (1.22%) Snort
8 18 (1.09%) XenApp
9 14 (0.85%) XenServer
10 12 (0.73%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.61%) NFS
12 5 (0.30%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.24%) Firmware
13 4 (0.24%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.24%) vCloud
13 4 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 3 (0.18%) pfSense
14 3 (0.18%) KVM
15 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (2.49%) Puppet
2 33 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.52%) Nagios
4 21 (1.28%) Graphite
5 18 (1.09%) logstash
6 16 (0.97%) Nessus
7 15 (0.91%) SCCM
7 15 (0.91%) ZABBIX
8 14 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
8 14 (0.85%) Kibana
9 13 (0.79%) FortiGate
10 12 (0.73%) Vagrant
11 9 (0.55%) StatsD
11 9 (0.55%) Ansible
11 9 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
13 6 (0.36%) Check_MK
14 5 (0.30%) Cacti
14 5 (0.30%) OpenView
14 5 (0.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 267 (16.22%) Cisco
2 232 (14.09%) Microsoft
3 201 (12.21%) VMware
4 127 (7.72%) CheckPoint
5 87 (5.29%) HP
5 87 (5.29%) Oracle
5 87 (5.29%) Splunk
6 74 (4.50%) Juniper
7 69 (4.19%) Citrix
8 64 (3.89%) F5
9 52 (3.16%) Red Hat
10 51 (3.10%) ArcSight
11 44 (2.67%) Websense
12 42 (2.55%) EMC
13 36 (2.19%) IBM
14 34 (2.07%) McAfee
14 34 (2.07%) Blue Coat
15 31 (1.88%) Symantec
16 26 (1.58%) Dell
16 26 (1.58%) CA
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £48250 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000k - £90,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000k - £90,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000k - £90,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £5000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ThreePeople
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance, bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £47,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday