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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 361 369 420
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +51
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 804 827 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.68% 0.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.92% 6.48% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 596 576 492
Average salary £52,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%

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
11621 12764 10880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 10.53% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9154 10017 8800
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 May 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 May 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 +12 752 £51,000 +13.33% 74
London +13 273 £55,500 +11.00% 26
South East +27 205 £52,500 +16.66% 18
Yorkshire -3 81 £42,500 -10.99% 6
City of London +48 57 £56,250 +7.14% 5
Berkshire -3 57 £57,500 +41.97% 5
West Yorkshire -11 57 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands -5 47 £42,500 -3.40% 5
South West +25 46 £44,500 +28.05% 6
Surrey +52 45 £65,000 +28.07% 5
Hampshire -2 44 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Leeds -30 38 £49,000 +8.28% 3
East of England +7 37 £46,875 +6.53% 6
West Sussex +18 31 £42,500 +21.42% 1
North West +5 28 £52,500 +50.00% 6
Scotland +38 27 £50,500 -22.30% 4
North Yorkshire +27 24 £42,500 -36.80% 1
East Midlands +3 24 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Reading +10 23 £67,500 +68.75% 2
Birmingham +4 23 £38,750 +19.23% 2
Crawley +15 21 £40,000 +18.51%
Edinburgh +37 19 £45,000 -23.72% 3
Kent +15 19 £35,000 +14.75% 3
Bradford -1 19 £40,750 +1.87% 1
Wiltshire +11 18 £44,250 +27.33%
Bedfordshire - 18 £48,750 -
Bristol +12 17 £34,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -27 17 £45,625 +3.69% 5
Leicestershire +7 16 £45,000 -18.18%
Manchester +3 16 £55,000 +77.41% 5

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 842 (52.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 829 (51.24%) Information Security
3 589 (36.40%) CISSP
4 442 (27.32%) Finance
5 424 (26.21%) Firewall
6 371 (22.93%) Windows
7 362 (22.37%) ITIL
8 349 (21.57%) CISM
9 266 (16.44%) Management Information System
9 266 (16.44%) Cisco
10 258 (15.95%) Linux
11 240 (14.83%) CISA
12 223 (13.78%) Security Management
13 219 (13.54%) Risk Management
14 216 (13.35%) Degree
15 215 (13.29%) VMware
16 210 (12.98%) Microsoft
17 199 (12.30%) Security Architecture
18 190 (11.74%) Cyber Security
19 180 (11.12%) UNIX
20 171 (10.57%) Active Directory
20 171 (10.57%) Data Centre
21 168 (10.38%) Project Management
22 166 (10.26%) TCP/IP
23 165 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
24 163 (10.07%) Data Protection
25 160 (9.89%) SIEM
26 150 (9.27%) Penetration Testing
27 145 (8.96%) E-Commerce
28 142 (8.78%) IIS

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 142 (8.78%) IIS
2 87 (5.38%) Apache
3 41 (2.53%) MS Exchange
3 41 (2.53%) Tomcat
4 31 (1.92%) nginx
5 29 (1.79%) Apache Solr
6 26 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (0.49%) Commerce Server
8 8 (0.49%) SAS
9 7 (0.43%) CMS
10 6 (0.37%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.37%) JBoss
11 5 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.25%) Jetty
12 4 (0.25%) Mule
12 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.19%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 84 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.29%) MS Office
3 15 (0.93%) MS Project
4 14 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.062%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.062%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.56%) Sophis RISQUE
2 8 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.19%) Primavera
5 2 (0.12%) Magento
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.062%) Summit
6 1 (0.062%) RMDS
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.062%) Line 500
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.73%) SaaS
4 27 (1.67%) IaaS
5 25 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.56%) Office 365
6 9 (0.56%) GitHub
7 6 (0.37%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.19%) PaaS
9 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 424 (26.21%) Firewall
2 166 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 141 (8.71%) LAN
4 140 (8.65%) WAN
5 121 (7.48%) Network Security
6 118 (7.29%) SAN
7 109 (6.74%) Cisco ASA
8 85 (5.25%) VPN
9 84 (5.19%) DNS
10 71 (4.39%) Wireless
11 62 (3.83%) Internet
12 54 (3.34%) VLAN
13 49 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 47 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
15 42 (2.60%) IPsec
15 42 (2.60%) MPLS
16 41 (2.53%) OSPF
17 39 (2.41%) BGP
18 34 (2.10%) iSCSI
19 33 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 66 (4.08%) MySQL
3 42 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 27 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 20 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (0.74%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.49%) Big Data
13 7 (0.43%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.37%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
16 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 35 (2.16%) Git (software)
2 26 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 19 (1.17%) Artifactory
3 19 (1.17%) TeamCity
4 13 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.74%) JIRA
6 9 (0.56%) Selenium
7 6 (0.37%) Maven
7 6 (0.37%) LoadRunner
7 6 (0.37%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.31%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.31%) Subversion
9 4 (0.25%) Metasploit
9 4 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.25%) JUnit
10 3 (0.19%) Ant
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.19%) ProC
10 3 (0.19%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.19%) Hudson
General
1 442 (27.32%) Finance
2 116 (7.17%) Retail
3 97 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 75 (4.64%) Banking
5 73 (4.51%) Legal
6 48 (2.97%) Law
7 24 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.36%) Advertising
9 21 (1.30%) Games
10 19 (1.17%) Marketing
11 17 (1.05%) Back Office
12 15 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.62%) Electronics
14 9 (0.56%) Automotive
15 8 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.43%) Publishing
17 5 (0.31%) Military
17 5 (0.31%) French Language
18 4 (0.25%) iGaming
19 3 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 243 (15.02%) Consultant
2 227 (14.03%) Analyst
3 214 (13.23%) Security Manager
4 176 (10.88%) Security Consultant
5 173 (10.69%) Security Analyst
6 134 (8.28%) Architect
7 109 (6.74%) Information Manager
8 106 (6.55%) Information Security Manager
9 101 (6.24%) Security Engineer
10 96 (5.93%) Security Officer
11 82 (5.07%) Security Architect
12 80 (4.94%) Administrator
13 79 (4.88%) Information Security Officer
14 78 (4.82%) Network Engineer
15 74 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
16 71 (4.39%) Information Analyst
17 67 (4.14%) Information Security Analyst
18 57 (3.52%) IT Security Analyst
19 54 (3.34%) Security Specialist
20 52 (3.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (4.33%) .NET
2 54 (3.34%) Web Services
3 32 (1.98%) HTML
4 22 (1.36%) XML
5 15 (0.93%) Middleware
5 15 (0.93%) CSS
6 14 (0.87%) SOAP
7 13 (0.80%) ASP.NET
7 13 (0.80%) J2EE
8 12 (0.74%) TAPI
8 12 (0.74%) Ajax
8 12 (0.74%) .NET Framework
8 12 (0.74%) Spring
8 12 (0.74%) JTAPI
9 10 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (0.62%) Regular Expression
9 10 (0.62%) JSP
10 9 (0.56%) REST
11 8 (0.49%) jQuery
11 8 (0.49%) CCXML
Miscellaneous
1 266 (16.44%) Management Information System
2 171 (10.57%) Data Centre
3 131 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 60 (3.71%) Data Protection Act
6 45 (2.78%) Clustering
7 39 (2.41%) Cryptography
8 37 (2.29%) PKI
9 34 (2.10%) Computer Science
10 31 (1.92%) Replication
11 28 (1.73%) CESG
12 27 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
13 22 (1.36%) SCADA
14 20 (1.24%) Public Cloud
15 18 (1.11%) RMADS
15 18 (1.11%) Freedom of Information
16 16 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 16 (0.99%) Mathematics
17 15 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 371 (22.93%) Windows
2 258 (15.95%) Linux
3 180 (11.12%) UNIX
4 70 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.87%) Solaris
9 10 (0.62%) Android
9 10 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.19%) VMS
12 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.19%) CentOS
12 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.12%) Debian
13 2 (0.12%) AIX
14 1 (0.062%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 829 (51.24%) Information Security
2 362 (22.37%) ITIL
3 223 (13.78%) Security Management
4 219 (13.54%) Risk Management
5 199 (12.30%) Security Architecture
6 190 (11.74%) Cyber Security
7 168 (10.38%) Project Management
8 163 (10.07%) Data Protection
9 160 (9.89%) SIEM
10 150 (9.27%) Penetration Testing
11 145 (8.96%) E-Commerce
12 135 (8.34%) Business Continuity
13 130 (8.03%) Information Security Management
14 128 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
15 126 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
16 121 (7.48%) Vulnerability Management
17 100 (6.18%) SDLC
18 99 (6.12%) Change Management
18 99 (6.12%) ISMS
19 97 (6.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (8.53%) SQL
2 102 (6.30%) Java
3 61 (3.77%) PowerShell
4 46 (2.84%) Ruby
5 41 (2.53%) C#
6 34 (2.10%) JavaScript
7 32 (1.98%) Bash Shell
8 27 (1.67%) T-SQL
8 27 (1.67%) Python
9 26 (1.61%) Perl
10 23 (1.42%) PHP
11 22 (1.36%) C
12 16 (0.99%) PL/SQL
13 12 (0.74%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.25%) AWK
14 4 (0.25%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.19%) Uniface
16 2 (0.12%) PHP5
16 2 (0.12%) XPath
16 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 589 (36.40%) CISSP
2 349 (21.57%) CISM
3 240 (14.83%) CISA
4 216 (13.35%) Degree
5 165 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
6 121 (7.48%) Security Cleared
7 112 (6.92%) CCNA
8 86 (5.32%) PCI QSA
9 78 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 75 (4.64%) CRISC
11 72 (4.45%) CCNP
12 63 (3.89%) CEH
13 54 (3.34%) MCSE
13 54 (3.34%) SC Cleared
14 51 (3.15%) GIAC
15 36 (2.22%) SSCP
16 34 (2.10%) CCIE
17 33 (2.04%) CISMP
18 25 (1.55%) MCSA
18 25 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 842 (52.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 139 (8.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 128 (7.91%) COBIT
4 58 (3.58%) ISO 9001
5 46 (2.84%) SLA
6 37 (2.29%) GPG13
7 27 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 27 (1.67%) QA
7 27 (1.67%) BS25999
8 25 (1.55%) ISO 14001
9 22 (1.36%) FISMA
10 18 (1.11%) HIPAA
11 12 (0.74%) BS7799
12 7 (0.43%) Data Quality
13 5 (0.31%) PAS 55
14 2 (0.12%) COSO
14 2 (0.12%) GCP
15 1 (0.062%) Basel II
System Software
1 171 (10.57%) Active Directory
2 111 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (4.70%) vSphere
4 56 (3.46%) Hyper-V
5 37 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (1.79%) Squid
7 25 (1.55%) Xen
8 21 (1.30%) Snort
9 14 (0.87%) XenApp
10 12 (0.74%) VMware ESX
11 11 (0.68%) NFS
11 11 (0.68%) XenServer
12 6 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.25%) vCloud
14 3 (0.19%) Firmware
14 3 (0.19%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.19%) KVM
14 3 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 40 (2.47%) Puppet
2 32 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (1.73%) Graphite
4 26 (1.61%) Nagios
5 24 (1.48%) logstash
6 23 (1.42%) ZABBIX
7 21 (1.30%) Kibana
8 19 (1.17%) Vagrant
9 17 (1.05%) SCCM
10 16 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
11 13 (0.80%) Nessus
12 10 (0.62%) FortiGate
12 10 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (0.56%) StatsD
14 7 (0.43%) Cacti
15 6 (0.37%) WSUS
16 5 (0.31%) OpenView
16 5 (0.31%) SCOM
16 5 (0.31%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 266 (16.44%) Cisco
2 215 (13.29%) VMware
3 210 (12.98%) Microsoft
4 125 (7.73%) CheckPoint
5 93 (5.75%) Splunk
6 87 (5.38%) HP
7 85 (5.25%) Oracle
8 65 (4.02%) F5
9 64 (3.96%) Juniper
10 55 (3.40%) Citrix
11 48 (2.97%) ArcSight
12 46 (2.84%) Red Hat
13 40 (2.47%) Websense
14 39 (2.41%) IBM
15 37 (2.29%) EMC
15 37 (2.29%) SolarWinds
16 34 (2.10%) Blue Coat
17 32 (1.98%) Google
18 31 (1.92%) NetApp
19 30 (1.85%) Dell
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £58,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Royal Automobile Club
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ECS
Salary: benefits,
Posted: 8 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Royal Automobile Club
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holiday
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holiday
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable We want the best
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Deerfoot I.T. Resources Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday