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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 367 370 388
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 807 801 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.86% 6.53% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 708 614 532
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
11772 12262 10873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 10.69% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9379 9451 8545
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 28 August 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 August 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 +9 772 £50,000 +4.16% 59
London +14 279 £53,500 +7.00% 17
South East -2 184 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Yorkshire +3 77 £42,500 +6.25% 5
South West +13 48 £46,377 -15.67% 3
West Midlands +9 48 £48,250 +7.22% 4
North West +22 46 £44,000 -2.22% 5
Hampshire +12 46 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East of England -26 45 £55,000 +22.22% 7
West Yorkshire -28 44 £42,500 - 2
East Midlands +3 42 £42,500 -22.72% 5
Leeds -15 40 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Berkshire -35 40 £50,000 - 3
Manchester +26 36 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Hertfordshire -5 32 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Buckinghamshire +16 31 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +17 30 £60,000 +50.00% 2
City of London +2 29 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Milton Keynes +15 27 £51,250 -24.07% 1
Nottingham +19 26 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Wiltshire +16 25 £44,500 +1.13% 3
Swindon +30 24 £44,500 -11.00% 3
Scotland +18 24 £47,500 -12.84% 1
West Sussex +13 24 £45,000 +34.32%
Edinburgh +15 22 £47,500 - 1
Surrey +13 21 £65,000 +64.55% 1
Slough -13 18 £48,250 -14.22%
North Yorkshire +5 17 £42,500 +11.84% 2
Staffordshire +16 16 £35,900 -40.16%
Birmingham +10 13 £50,000 +22.69% 2

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 861 (53.81%) Information Security
2 855 (53.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 647 (40.44%) CISSP
4 463 (28.94%) Finance
5 380 (23.75%) Firewall
6 379 (23.69%) CISM
7 349 (21.81%) Windows
8 336 (21.00%) ITIL
9 300 (18.75%) CISA
10 241 (15.06%) Degree
11 235 (14.69%) Management Information System
12 233 (14.56%) Linux
13 210 (13.13%) Risk Management
14 209 (13.06%) Cyber Security
15 207 (12.94%) Cisco
16 198 (12.38%) Microsoft
17 193 (12.06%) SIEM
18 190 (11.88%) Project Management
19 188 (11.75%) Security Management
20 184 (11.50%) Security Architecture
21 175 (10.94%) UNIX
22 172 (10.75%) Penetration Testing
23 162 (10.13%) VMware
23 162 (10.13%) Data Protection
24 161 (10.06%) Data Centre
25 160 (10.00%) Business Continuity
26 145 (9.06%) LAN
27 139 (8.69%) WAN
27 139 (8.69%) COBIT
28 137 (8.56%) IIS

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 137 (8.56%) IIS
2 66 (4.13%) Apache
3 44 (2.75%) Tomcat
3 44 (2.75%) MS Exchange
4 32 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 18 (1.13%) Apache Solr
7 17 (1.06%) JBoss
8 14 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (0.81%) SAS
10 12 (0.75%) CMS
10 12 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.69%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.50%) nginx
12 8 (0.50%) Confluence
13 4 (0.25%) Node.js
13 4 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.25%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.19%) ColdFusion
14 3 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 68 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.44%) MS Office
3 12 (0.75%) MS Project
4 10 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.38%) Sophis RISQUE
3 5 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.19%) Summit
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.13%) Line 500
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.063%) Magento
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.063%) Documaker
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.063%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.063%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.063%) RMDS
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.063%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.44%) SaaS
3 23 (1.44%) Office 365
4 20 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.56%) IaaS
7 6 (0.38%) GitHub
8 4 (0.25%) PaaS
9 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.063%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.063%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 380 (23.75%) Firewall
2 145 (9.06%) LAN
3 139 (8.69%) WAN
4 116 (7.25%) VPN
5 114 (7.13%) Network Security
6 108 (6.75%) TCP/IP
7 104 (6.50%) Internet
8 93 (5.81%) SAN
9 71 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
10 66 (4.13%) VoIP
11 65 (4.06%) DNS
12 62 (3.88%) VLAN
13 56 (3.50%) IPsec
13 56 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
14 50 (3.13%) Wireless
15 42 (2.63%) MPLS
16 38 (2.38%) SSL
17 31 (1.94%) BGP
17 31 (1.94%) HTTP
18 30 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.81%) MySQL
3 22 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (1.31%) Oracle Database
5 20 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (0.81%) Big Data
7 11 (0.69%) NoSQL
7 11 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.44%) OLAP
11 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.38%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.38%) OLTP
12 6 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 39 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.13%) JIRA
3 17 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.63%) Maven
6 9 (0.56%) Selenium
7 8 (0.50%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.44%) JUnit
8 7 (0.44%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.44%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.44%) Artifactory
9 6 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.31%) Ant
10 5 (0.31%) Grunt
11 4 (0.25%) Log4j
11 4 (0.25%) Subversion
12 3 (0.19%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.13%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.13%) Yeoman
13 2 (0.13%) Bower
General
1 463 (28.94%) Finance
2 87 (5.44%) Retail
3 84 (5.25%) Telecoms
4 73 (4.56%) Law
5 67 (4.19%) Banking
6 51 (3.19%) Legal
7 34 (2.13%) Marketing
8 28 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 23 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.94%) Back Office
11 14 (0.88%) Electronics
12 13 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.75%) Games
14 10 (0.63%) Advertising
15 7 (0.44%) Private Banking
15 7 (0.44%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.38%) French Language
17 5 (0.31%) German Language
17 5 (0.31%) Publishing
18 4 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 273 (17.06%) Consultant
2 248 (15.50%) Analyst
3 221 (13.81%) Security Consultant
4 216 (13.50%) Security Manager
5 204 (12.75%) Security Analyst
6 118 (7.38%) Information Manager
7 115 (7.19%) Information Security Manager
8 111 (6.94%) Architect
9 90 (5.63%) Security Engineer
9 90 (5.63%) Security Officer
10 78 (4.88%) Information Security Officer
11 76 (4.75%) Information Analyst
12 75 (4.69%) Information Security Analyst
13 73 (4.56%) Administrator
14 67 (4.19%) Network Engineer
15 60 (3.75%) Security Architect
16 59 (3.69%) Security Specialist
16 59 (3.69%) IT Consultant
17 54 (3.38%) Senior Consultant
18 53 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (5.94%) Web Services
2 60 (3.75%) .NET
3 45 (2.81%) HTML
4 25 (1.56%) XML
5 22 (1.38%) CSS
6 19 (1.19%) J2EE
7 18 (1.13%) JTAPI
7 18 (1.13%) Ajax
7 18 (1.13%) TAPI
8 17 (1.06%) CCXML
8 17 (1.06%) VXML
8 17 (1.06%) SOAP
9 14 (0.88%) JSP
9 14 (0.88%) Spring
10 13 (0.81%) ASP.NET
10 13 (0.81%) REST
11 11 (0.69%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.63%) Hibernate
12 10 (0.63%) Struts
12 10 (0.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 235 (14.69%) Management Information System
2 161 (10.06%) Data Centre
3 121 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 54 (3.38%) Data Protection Act
6 41 (2.56%) PKI
6 41 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 38 (2.38%) Cryptography
8 35 (2.19%) Replication
9 31 (1.94%) Clustering
10 22 (1.38%) IVR
11 21 (1.31%) SCADA
11 21 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 20 (1.25%) CESG
13 19 (1.19%) Mainframe
13 19 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
14 15 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
15 14 (0.88%) Client/Server
16 13 (0.81%) DTV
16 13 (0.81%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 349 (21.81%) Windows
2 233 (14.56%) Linux
3 175 (10.94%) UNIX
4 48 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (1.69%) Solaris
6 21 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (0.88%) Debian
8 12 (0.75%) Android
9 11 (0.69%) CentOS
10 10 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
11 8 (0.50%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.44%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.19%) HPUX
15 3 (0.19%) VMS
15 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 861 (53.81%) Information Security
2 336 (21.00%) ITIL
3 210 (13.13%) Risk Management
4 209 (13.06%) Cyber Security
5 193 (12.06%) SIEM
6 190 (11.88%) Project Management
7 188 (11.75%) Security Management
8 184 (11.50%) Security Architecture
9 172 (10.75%) Penetration Testing
10 162 (10.13%) Data Protection
11 160 (10.00%) Business Continuity
12 136 (8.50%) Vulnerability Management
13 134 (8.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 127 (7.94%) E-Commerce
15 121 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
16 111 (6.94%) Security Testing
17 107 (6.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 105 (6.56%) Information Security Management
19 104 (6.50%) Risk Assessment
20 103 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (7.75%) SQL
2 96 (6.00%) Java
3 59 (3.69%) JavaScript
4 33 (2.06%) PHP
5 32 (2.00%) Python
6 30 (1.88%) Ruby
6 30 (1.88%) C#
7 28 (1.75%) Perl
8 26 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 26 (1.63%) C
9 24 (1.50%) PowerShell
10 19 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 16 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.50%) C++
13 7 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.063%) Uniface
14 1 (0.063%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 647 (40.44%) CISSP
2 379 (23.69%) CISM
3 300 (18.75%) CISA
4 241 (15.06%) Degree
5 110 (6.88%) Security Cleared
6 105 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
7 78 (4.88%) PCI QSA
8 77 (4.81%) CCNA
9 71 (4.44%) CRISC
10 60 (3.75%) SC Cleared
11 55 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 53 (3.31%) GIAC
12 53 (3.31%) CCNP
13 52 (3.25%) CEH
14 48 (3.00%) CISMP
15 43 (2.69%) MCSE
16 35 (2.19%) SSCP
17 26 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 24 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 22 (1.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 855 (53.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 139 (8.69%) COBIT
3 123 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 46 (2.88%) SLA
5 41 (2.56%) ISO 9001
6 27 (1.69%) BS25999
7 21 (1.31%) QA
8 16 (1.00%) ISO 14001
8 16 (1.00%) GPG13
9 12 (0.75%) HIPAA
10 10 (0.63%) BS7799
11 7 (0.44%) FISMA
12 6 (0.38%) COSO
13 5 (0.31%) Data Quality
13 5 (0.31%) PAS 55
13 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 2 (0.13%) GCP
System Software
1 114 (7.13%) Active Directory
2 91 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (4.19%) vSphere
4 39 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (1.25%) Xen
7 16 (1.00%) Snort
7 16 (1.00%) XenApp
8 15 (0.94%) VMware ESX
9 12 (0.75%) iptables
10 10 (0.63%) Squid
11 9 (0.56%) XenServer
12 8 (0.50%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.44%) Firmware
13 7 (0.44%) ISA Server
13 7 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 5 (0.31%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.25%) vCloud
16 3 (0.19%) pfSense
16 3 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 62 (3.88%) Puppet
2 38 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.63%) Ansible
4 24 (1.50%) Nessus
5 20 (1.25%) FortiGate
6 18 (1.13%) Nagios
7 17 (1.06%) Graphite
8 12 (0.75%) logstash
9 11 (0.69%) Salt
10 10 (0.63%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.56%) Kibana
11 9 (0.56%) Check_MK
12 7 (0.44%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.44%) WebInspect
13 6 (0.38%) StatsD
14 4 (0.25%) Bcfg2
14 4 (0.25%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.25%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 207 (12.94%) Cisco
2 198 (12.38%) Microsoft
3 162 (10.13%) VMware
4 101 (6.31%) Splunk
5 92 (5.75%) CheckPoint
6 89 (5.56%) Oracle
7 76 (4.75%) F5
8 66 (4.13%) Juniper
9 61 (3.81%) Citrix
10 58 (3.63%) ArcSight
11 56 (3.50%) HP
12 48 (3.00%) Red Hat
13 35 (2.19%) Symantec
14 34 (2.13%) EMC
15 33 (2.06%) Websense
16 29 (1.81%) Avaya
17 27 (1.69%) IBM
18 26 (1.63%) Qualys
19 25 (1.56%) McAfee
20 24 (1.50%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Paragon Group of Companies
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Tech
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £26k - 320k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: UPTO 53,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago