The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
UK
Rank 295 304 347
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +43
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 872 1008 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.04% 1.02% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.20% 8.44% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 691 802 754
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%

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
9482 11946 11559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.28% 12.14% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7548 9469 9059
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 820 £55,000 +3.77% 105
London +50 347 £57,500 -4.16% 40
South East -12 114 £52,500 -4.54% 18
Yorkshire +33 91 £47,500 - 9
North West +13 91 £53,750 +7.50% 8
West Midlands +18 88 £47,500 -2.06% 8
West Yorkshire +32 67 £47,500 - 9
Manchester +6 65 £51,000 -2.85% 6
Leeds +32 54 £47,500 - 5
City of London +21 40 £32,500 -40.90% 6
Birmingham +20 40 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East of England -45 37 £55,000 - 8
Hampshire +24 30 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Bedfordshire -9 28 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East Midlands -14 26 £45,000 - 4
Rochdale +7 24 £51,000 -5.55% 1
North Yorkshire +8 20 £62,500 +38.88%
South West +4 19 £50,000 +8.10% 9
Berkshire 0 19 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Cheshire +20 17 £60,000 +42.85% 2
Coventry +15 17 £47,500 -24.00%
Kent -8 16 £43,000 -18.09% 3
Surrey +3 15 £62,500 +13.63% 3
Fareham - 15 £31,000 - 2
Herefordshire -17 14 £45,000 -
Bedford +4 13 £55,000 +10.00%
Oxfordshire +37 11 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Oxford +36 11 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire +18 11 £45,000 -5.26%
Northampton +16 11 £45,000 -

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 971 (47.74%) Information Security
2 924 (45.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 742 (36.48%) CISSP
4 512 (25.17%) CISM
5 503 (24.73%) Finance
6 493 (24.24%) ITIL
7 433 (21.29%) Firewall
8 431 (21.19%) Risk Management
9 366 (17.99%) Degree
10 352 (17.31%) Linux
11 348 (17.11%) Windows
12 344 (16.91%) SIEM
13 334 (16.42%) CISA
14 323 (15.88%) Data Protection
15 317 (15.59%) Management Information System
16 304 (14.95%) Cisco
17 287 (14.11%) Cybersecurity
18 275 (13.52%) Penetration Testing
19 253 (12.44%) SQL
20 252 (12.39%) Active Directory
21 250 (12.29%) Microsoft
21 250 (12.29%) Data Centre
22 245 (12.05%) Network Security
23 241 (11.85%) Security Management
24 236 (11.60%) VMware
25 234 (11.50%) Security Operations
26 231 (11.36%) Retail
27 216 (10.62%) DNS
28 209 (10.28%) Vulnerability Management
29 202 (9.93%) E-Commerce

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 136 (6.69%) IIS
2 87 (4.28%) Apache
3 80 (3.93%) Tomcat
4 48 (2.36%) MS Exchange
5 37 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 35 (1.72%) JBoss
7 33 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 24 (1.18%) Confluence
10 18 (0.88%) CMS
10 18 (0.88%) OpenStack
11 15 (0.74%) CoreMedia CMS
11 15 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (0.74%) Jetty
12 11 (0.54%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.34%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.29%) OpenCms
15 6 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 138 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 50 (2.46%) MS Office
3 25 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.34%) MS Project
5 5 (0.25%) GIMP
5 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.098%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (1.33%) Sentinel
2 14 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.64%) assyst
4 11 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.098%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.049%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.049%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.049%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.049%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 115 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (3.39%) Office 365
4 61 (3.00%) SaaS
5 43 (2.11%) IaaS
6 40 (1.97%) PaaS
7 25 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.79%) Mimecast
9 15 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.74%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
11 12 (0.59%) SoftLayer
12 7 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.25%) GitHub
13 5 (0.25%) Slack
14 4 (0.20%) TestFlight
15 3 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.098%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.098%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.098%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 433 (21.29%) Firewall
2 245 (12.05%) Network Security
3 216 (10.62%) DNS
4 173 (8.51%) TCP/IP
5 141 (6.93%) LAN
6 138 (6.78%) WAN
7 124 (6.10%) Internet
8 123 (6.05%) SAN
9 103 (5.06%) DHCP
10 96 (4.72%) VPN
11 80 (3.93%) SSL
12 77 (3.79%) MPLS
13 72 (3.54%) Wireless
14 64 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
15 63 (3.10%) VoIP
16 59 (2.90%) LDAP
17 56 (2.75%) OSPF
18 53 (2.61%) BGP
18 53 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
19 52 (2.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 80 (3.93%) Relational Database
3 77 (3.79%) MySQL
4 64 (3.15%) NoSQL
5 46 (2.26%) MongoDB
6 45 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (1.72%) RDBMS
8 24 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (1.03%) Big Data
11 18 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
14 13 (0.64%) Redis
15 9 (0.44%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 99 (4.87%) Git (software)
2 55 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 40 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (1.38%) JIRA
5 17 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (0.69%) Subversion
7 13 (0.64%) JUnit
8 12 (0.59%) Vagrant
9 10 (0.49%) Cucumber
9 10 (0.49%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.34%) Burp Suite
10 7 (0.34%) Maven
11 6 (0.29%) Fiddler
11 6 (0.29%) NUnit
11 6 (0.29%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.25%) Gitweb
13 4 (0.20%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.20%) PHPUnit
13 4 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 503 (24.73%) Finance
2 231 (11.36%) Retail
3 134 (6.59%) Telecoms
4 68 (3.34%) Banking
5 62 (3.05%) Legal
6 53 (2.61%) Law
7 46 (2.26%) Games
8 35 (1.72%) Marketing
9 18 (0.88%) Online Betting
10 16 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.69%) Multimedia
12 13 (0.64%) Back Office
13 12 (0.59%) French Language
14 11 (0.54%) Electronics
15 9 (0.44%) Advertising
15 9 (0.44%) German Language
15 9 (0.44%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.39%) Publishing
17 7 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 369 (18.14%) Analyst
2 266 (13.08%) Consultant
3 265 (13.03%) Security Analyst
4 250 (12.29%) Security Manager
5 203 (9.98%) Security Consultant
6 187 (9.19%) Architect
7 131 (6.44%) Information Manager
8 130 (6.39%) Information Security Manager
9 118 (5.80%) Administrator
10 107 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
11 99 (4.87%) IT Analyst
11 99 (4.87%) Security Specialist
12 91 (4.47%) Senior Analyst
13 90 (4.42%) Security Architect
14 85 (4.18%) Security Officer
15 84 (4.13%) Information Analyst
15 84 (4.13%) Information Security Analyst
15 84 (4.13%) IT Security Analyst
16 82 (4.03%) Network Engineer
16 82 (4.03%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (5.01%) Web Services
2 93 (4.57%) .NET
3 53 (2.61%) XML
4 50 (2.46%) HTML
5 49 (2.41%) Middleware
6 43 (2.11%) ASP.NET
7 41 (2.02%) jQuery
8 36 (1.77%) ActiveMQ
9 34 (1.67%) SOAP
10 33 (1.62%) CSS
11 30 (1.47%) 802.1X
12 29 (1.43%) RESTful
12 29 (1.43%) SailPoint
13 27 (1.33%) AngularJS
14 26 (1.28%) JSON
14 26 (1.28%) LAMP
15 25 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (1.18%) Servlets
17 23 (1.13%) Java EE
17 23 (1.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 317 (15.59%) Management Information System
2 250 (12.29%) Data Centre
3 152 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
4 136 (6.69%) Data Protection Act
5 126 (6.19%) Computer Science
6 66 (3.24%) Security Operations Centre
7 45 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (2.06%) Cryptography
9 36 (1.77%) PKI
10 32 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 30 (1.47%) CESG
12 29 (1.43%) Driving Licence
13 27 (1.33%) Fintech
14 26 (1.28%) Client/Server
14 26 (1.28%) FlexPod
14 26 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
15 25 (1.23%) EPoS
16 22 (1.08%) Clustering
16 22 (1.08%) Mathematics
17 21 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 352 (17.31%) Linux
2 348 (17.11%) Windows
3 135 (6.64%) Unix
4 117 (5.75%) Windows Server
5 94 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 89 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (1.47%) Mac OS X
10 28 (1.38%) Apple iOS
11 22 (1.08%) Windows 7
12 15 (0.74%) Solaris
13 13 (0.64%) AIX
13 13 (0.64%) Android
13 13 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.54%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.44%) Debian
15 9 (0.44%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 971 (47.74%) Information Security
2 493 (24.24%) ITIL
3 431 (21.19%) Risk Management
4 344 (16.91%) SIEM
5 323 (15.88%) Data Protection
6 287 (14.11%) Cybersecurity
7 275 (13.52%) Penetration Testing
8 241 (11.85%) Security Management
9 234 (11.50%) Security Operations
10 209 (10.28%) Vulnerability Management
11 202 (9.93%) E-Commerce
11 202 (9.93%) Security Architecture
12 188 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
13 181 (8.90%) Information Security Management
14 171 (8.41%) Project Management
15 167 (8.21%) Risk Assessment
16 156 (7.67%) Disaster Recovery
17 141 (6.93%) ISMS
18 138 (6.78%) Change Management
19 137 (6.74%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 253 (12.44%) SQL
2 157 (7.72%) Java
3 91 (4.47%) PowerShell
4 80 (3.93%) Python
5 69 (3.39%) Perl
6 66 (3.24%) JavaScript
7 64 (3.15%) C#
8 47 (2.31%) PHP
9 33 (1.62%) T-SQL
10 27 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 23 (1.13%) C
11 23 (1.13%) Ruby
12 20 (0.98%) BeanShell
13 14 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.54%) Scala
15 9 (0.44%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.20%) VBScript
17 3 (0.15%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.098%) C++
18 2 (0.098%) Korn
Qualifications
1 742 (36.48%) CISSP
2 512 (25.17%) CISM
3 366 (17.99%) Degree
4 334 (16.42%) CISA
5 184 (9.05%) Cisco Certification
6 176 (8.65%) CEH
7 135 (6.64%) Security Cleared
8 120 (5.90%) SC Cleared
9 113 (5.56%) CCNP
10 109 (5.36%) GIAC
11 107 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 103 (5.06%) CCNA
13 100 (4.92%) SANS
14 80 (3.93%) CISMP
14 80 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
15 75 (3.69%) PCI QSA
16 70 (3.44%) MCSE
17 61 (3.00%) CRISC
18 51 (2.51%) IISP
19 46 (2.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 924 (45.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 167 (8.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 88 (4.33%) QA
4 77 (3.79%) COBIT
5 56 (2.75%) SLA
6 55 (2.70%) ISO27002
7 49 (2.41%) GDPR
8 47 (2.31%) ISO22301
9 41 (2.02%) GPG13
10 35 (1.72%) ISO27005
11 34 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 20 (0.98%) ISO 9001
13 17 (0.84%) BS25999
14 16 (0.79%) PA-DSS
14 16 (0.79%) RMADS
15 12 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 12 (0.59%) SDET
16 7 (0.34%) HIPAA
17 4 (0.20%) Web Application Security Consortium
18 3 (0.15%) SAS 70
System Software
1 252 (12.39%) Active Directory
2 186 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 36 (1.77%) vSphere
5 30 (1.47%) VMware ESX
6 24 (1.18%) XenApp
7 21 (1.03%) Firmware
7 21 (1.03%) vCloud
7 21 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (0.84%) Docker
9 7 (0.34%) Snort
10 6 (0.29%) XenServer
11 5 (0.25%) Samba
11 5 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.25%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.20%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.20%) PowerHA
12 4 (0.20%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 154 (7.57%) Puppet
2 54 (2.65%) Nessus
3 52 (2.56%) SCCM
4 50 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (2.16%) Nagios
6 40 (1.97%) Ansible
7 35 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
8 25 (1.23%) WSUS
9 20 (0.98%) SCOM
10 19 (0.93%) OpenNMS
10 19 (0.93%) RANCID
11 18 (0.88%) Nmap
12 15 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
12 15 (0.74%) QRadar
13 14 (0.69%) RSA Security Analytics
13 14 (0.69%) SELinux
14 13 (0.64%) Backup Exec
14 13 (0.64%) Rundeck
14 13 (0.64%) StatsD
15 12 (0.59%) Grafana
Vendors
1 304 (14.95%) Cisco
2 250 (12.29%) Microsoft
3 236 (11.60%) VMware
4 97 (4.77%) Splunk
5 95 (4.67%) Red Hat
6 91 (4.47%) CheckPoint
7 89 (4.38%) F5
8 83 (4.08%) Oracle
9 74 (3.64%) HP
9 74 (3.64%) Juniper
10 62 (3.05%) Qualys
11 60 (2.95%) NetApp
12 53 (2.61%) Palo Alto
13 52 (2.56%) ArcSight
14 51 (2.51%) Brocade
15 37 (1.82%) Huawei
16 35 (1.72%) Citrix
17 34 (1.67%) EMC
17 34 (1.67%) IBM
18 32 (1.57%) FireEye
City, London
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Car, Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + 27 days annual leave
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Forres, Morayshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Up to £100k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago