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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 259 347 339
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -8
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 1192 969 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 0.90% 0.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.24% 7.72% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 973 814 779
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -1.04%

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
11640 12559 13020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 11.60% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9164 10012 10087
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 26 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +81 1134 £55,000 +10.00% 104
London +61 392 £62,500 +19.04% 41
South East +48 225 £52,500 +8.80% 20
Yorkshire +62 145 £50,000 +11.11% 8
West Yorkshire +60 115 £50,000 +11.11% 5
North West +47 96 £53,000 +15.21% 13
Leeds +54 95 £50,000 +11.11% 5
West Midlands +14 94 £51,000 +9.38% 7
Manchester +27 82 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Berkshire +42 66 £55,000 +15.78% 3
East of England +38 61 £55,000 -4.34% 6
South West +8 59 £55,000 +18.59% 6
Surrey +45 54 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Birmingham -7 51 £53,750 +7.50% 3
East Midlands +7 48 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hertfordshire +31 45 £50,000 -13.04% 5
City of London +61 44 £65,000 +20.93% 15
Kent +31 40 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Scotland +27 26 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North Yorkshire +21 26 £62,500 +86.56% 2
Hampshire -4 26 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Reading +29 25 £55,750 +39.37%
Edinburgh +12 22 £52,500 +5.00%
Gloucestershire +1 22 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Uxbridge +20 20 £58,750 +6.81%
Wiltshire +5 20 £55,000 +18.59% 1
Leicestershire -8 20 £45,000 +30.43%
Rochdale +3 19 £55,000 - 2
Watford +18 18 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Coventry +8 16 £37,500 +1.35% 2

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 1352 (56.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1238 (51.60%) Information Security
3 1071 (44.64%) CISSP
4 668 (27.84%) CISM
5 582 (24.26%) Finance
6 506 (21.09%) ITIL
7 498 (20.76%) CISA
8 487 (20.30%) Firewall
9 459 (19.13%) Degree
10 457 (19.05%) Risk Management
11 444 (18.51%) Cybersecurity
12 411 (17.13%) Data Protection
13 410 (17.09%) SIEM
14 402 (16.76%) Management Information System
15 385 (16.05%) Windows
16 336 (14.01%) Linux
17 334 (13.92%) Security Management
18 322 (13.42%) Cisco
19 295 (12.30%) Security Architecture
20 275 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
21 270 (11.25%) Microsoft
22 264 (11.00%) SQL
23 252 (10.50%) Network Security
24 246 (10.25%) Security Operations
25 241 (10.05%) Data Centre
26 239 (9.96%) E-Commerce
27 235 (9.80%) Project Management
28 232 (9.67%) Information Security Management
29 225 (9.38%) Active Directory
30 224 (9.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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
1 167 (6.96%) IIS
2 79 (3.29%) MS Exchange
3 68 (2.83%) Tomcat
4 62 (2.58%) Apache
5 40 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 38 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 27 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 24 (1.00%) Confluence
10 23 (0.96%) OpenStack
11 16 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
11 16 (0.67%) JBoss
11 16 (0.67%) nginx
12 14 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (0.42%) CMS
13 10 (0.42%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.33%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (0.29%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.29%) OpenCms
Applications
1 127 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 64 (2.67%) MS Office
3 29 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.42%) MS Project
5 7 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.083%) DOC1
8 1 (0.042%) GIMP
8 1 (0.042%) HipChat
8 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.17%) SAP Retail
3 2 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.083%) Exstream
3 2 (0.083%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.083%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.042%) Magento
4 1 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.042%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.042%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.042%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.042%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.042%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 139 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (2.13%) Office 365
3 48 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (1.29%) IBM Cloud
4 31 (1.29%) SoftLayer
5 25 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.88%) SaaS
7 15 (0.63%) Mimecast
8 14 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.58%) Sumo Logic
9 11 (0.46%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.21%) Slack
10 5 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.17%) GitHub
11 4 (0.17%) IaaS
11 4 (0.17%) PaaS
12 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.13%) TestFlight
13 2 (0.083%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.083%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 487 (20.30%) Firewall
2 252 (10.50%) Network Security
3 163 (6.79%) DNS
4 153 (6.38%) LAN
5 151 (6.29%) WAN
6 141 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 136 (5.67%) VPN
8 128 (5.34%) Internet
9 114 (4.75%) SAN
10 107 (4.46%) Cisco ASA
11 97 (4.04%) SSL
12 86 (3.58%) Wireless
13 81 (3.38%) Intrusion Detection
14 73 (3.04%) VoIP
15 70 (2.92%) HTTP
16 67 (2.79%) DHCP
17 66 (2.75%) MPLS
18 61 (2.54%) NAS
19 60 (2.50%) IPsec
20 49 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 76 (3.17%) MySQL
3 60 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 29 (1.21%) NoSQL
5 26 (1.08%) Big Data
6 23 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (0.92%) MongoDB
7 22 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 14 (0.58%) MS Access
10 14 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (0.54%) PowerPivot
11 13 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.33%) Power BI
15 5 (0.21%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 62 (2.58%) Git (software)
2 43 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 33 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (1.29%) Vagrant
5 30 (1.25%) JIRA
6 26 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (0.71%) Subversion
8 15 (0.63%) Maven
9 12 (0.50%) Selenium
10 10 (0.42%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.25%) JUnit
12 5 (0.21%) AppScan
12 5 (0.21%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.21%) Metasploit
12 5 (0.21%) NUnit
12 5 (0.21%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.17%) Hudson
13 4 (0.17%) NCrunch
13 4 (0.17%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.17%) Spock
General
1 582 (24.26%) Finance
2 213 (8.88%) Retail
3 202 (8.42%) Telecoms
4 131 (5.46%) Legal
5 87 (3.63%) Marketing
6 81 (3.38%) Law
7 67 (2.79%) Banking
8 27 (1.13%) Electronics
8 27 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 22 (0.92%) Back Office
10 22 (0.92%) Games
11 19 (0.79%) Billing
12 12 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.50%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.42%) French Language
13 10 (0.42%) Local Government
13 10 (0.42%) Publishing
14 7 (0.29%) Advertising
15 5 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 429 (17.88%) Consultant
2 405 (16.88%) Analyst
3 382 (15.92%) Security Manager
4 361 (15.05%) Security Consultant
5 255 (10.63%) Security Analyst
6 218 (9.09%) Architect
7 202 (8.42%) Information Security Manager
8 186 (7.75%) Information Manager
9 139 (5.79%) Security Architect
10 122 (5.09%) Information Analyst
10 122 (5.09%) Security Officer
11 121 (5.04%) Information Security Analyst
12 119 (4.96%) Information Security Consultant
13 115 (4.79%) Administrator
14 109 (4.54%) Senior Consultant
15 108 (4.50%) IT Manager
16 99 (4.13%) Senior Security Consultant
17 91 (3.79%) IT Analyst
18 89 (3.71%) Developer
18 89 (3.71%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (5.75%) Web Services
2 112 (4.67%) .NET
3 73 (3.04%) HTML
4 57 (2.38%) SOAP
5 51 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 48 (2.00%) jQuery
7 42 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (1.71%) CSS
9 37 (1.54%) Middleware
10 35 (1.46%) XML
11 27 (1.13%) Spring
12 25 (1.04%) .NET Framework
12 25 (1.04%) REST
13 20 (0.83%) LAMP
14 19 (0.79%) AngularJS
14 19 (0.79%) JSON
14 19 (0.79%) WCF
15 17 (0.71%) HTML5
15 17 (0.71%) WinForms
16 16 (0.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 402 (16.76%) Management Information System
2 241 (10.05%) Data Centre
3 166 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
4 156 (6.50%) Data Protection Act
5 141 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 94 (3.92%) Security Operations Centre
7 71 (2.96%) Cryptography
8 57 (2.38%) Clustering
9 56 (2.33%) CESG
10 54 (2.25%) PKI
11 51 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
12 39 (1.63%) Client/Server
12 39 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 35 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
13 35 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
14 27 (1.13%) FlexPod
15 23 (0.96%) Fintech
15 23 (0.96%) Mathematics
15 23 (0.96%) Statistics
16 22 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 385 (16.05%) Windows
2 336 (14.01%) Linux
3 142 (5.92%) Unix
4 136 (5.67%) Windows Server
5 69 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (1.08%) Solaris
9 22 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 18 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 16 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.42%) Debian
12 10 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.33%) Android
13 8 (0.33%) CentOS
13 8 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.33%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.29%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1238 (51.60%) Information Security
2 506 (21.09%) ITIL
3 457 (19.05%) Risk Management
4 444 (18.51%) Cybersecurity
5 411 (17.13%) Data Protection
6 410 (17.09%) SIEM
7 334 (13.92%) Security Management
8 295 (12.30%) Security Architecture
9 275 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
10 246 (10.25%) Security Operations
11 239 (9.96%) E-Commerce
12 235 (9.80%) Project Management
13 232 (9.67%) Information Security Management
14 202 (8.42%) Vulnerability Management
15 195 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
16 164 (6.84%) Risk Assessment
16 164 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
17 160 (6.67%) Business Continuity
18 151 (6.29%) ISMS
19 149 (6.21%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 264 (11.00%) SQL
2 126 (5.25%) Python
3 115 (4.79%) Java
4 97 (4.04%) C#
4 97 (4.04%) Perl
5 84 (3.50%) PowerShell
6 62 (2.58%) Ruby
7 61 (2.54%) JavaScript
8 57 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 51 (2.13%) C
10 49 (2.04%) PHP
11 35 (1.46%) T-SQL
12 19 (0.79%) C++
12 19 (0.79%) R
13 16 (0.67%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.46%) VBA
15 7 (0.29%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.25%) Groovy
17 5 (0.21%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1071 (44.64%) CISSP
2 668 (27.84%) CISM
3 498 (20.76%) CISA
4 459 (19.13%) Degree
5 199 (8.30%) Cisco Certification
6 191 (7.96%) CEH
7 155 (6.46%) Security Cleared
8 128 (5.34%) CCNA
9 126 (5.25%) PCI QSA
10 122 (5.09%) SANS
11 121 (5.04%) CCNP
12 116 (4.84%) SC Cleared
13 106 (4.42%) IISP
14 100 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
15 88 (3.67%) CRISC
16 75 (3.13%) MCSE
17 65 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
18 64 (2.67%) CESG Certified Professional
19 59 (2.46%) CISMP
20 58 (2.42%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1352 (56.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 224 (9.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 181 (7.54%) COBIT
4 105 (4.38%) ISO27002
5 92 (3.83%) ISO22301
6 57 (2.38%) ISO27005
7 50 (2.08%) QA
8 38 (1.58%) ISO 9001
9 33 (1.38%) SLA
10 30 (1.25%) PA-DSS
11 28 (1.17%) GPG13
12 25 (1.04%) HIPAA
13 20 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 15 (0.63%) Data Quality
15 13 (0.54%) BS25999
16 11 (0.46%) ISAE 3402
17 10 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
17 10 (0.42%) RMADS
18 9 (0.38%) SEPA
19 6 (0.25%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 225 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 146 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (2.96%) Hyper-V
4 57 (2.38%) vSphere
5 33 (1.38%) vCloud
5 33 (1.38%) XenApp
6 25 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (0.83%) Docker
8 13 (0.54%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.46%) Snort
9 11 (0.46%) Xen
10 10 (0.42%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.33%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.29%) iptables
12 7 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.25%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.25%) Samba
14 5 (0.21%) Firmware
14 5 (0.21%) NFS
Systems Management
1 106 (4.42%) Puppet
2 79 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (2.13%) SCCM
4 50 (2.08%) Nagios
5 48 (2.00%) Ansible
6 43 (1.79%) QRadar
7 37 (1.54%) Nessus
8 22 (0.92%) RSA Archer
8 22 (0.92%) SCOM
9 21 (0.88%) Nmap
10 17 (0.71%) Rsyslog
11 14 (0.58%) Cacti
11 14 (0.58%) OpenNMS
11 14 (0.58%) RANCID
11 14 (0.58%) StatsD
12 13 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
12 13 (0.54%) RSA Security Analytics
13 12 (0.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 11 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 11 (0.46%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 322 (13.42%) Cisco
2 270 (11.25%) Microsoft
3 209 (8.71%) VMware
4 142 (5.92%) Splunk
5 117 (4.88%) Oracle
6 109 (4.54%) CheckPoint
7 91 (3.79%) Red Hat
8 82 (3.42%) ArcSight
9 80 (3.33%) Juniper
10 76 (3.17%) HP
11 67 (2.79%) Citrix
12 63 (2.63%) F5
13 60 (2.50%) Qualys
14 48 (2.00%) SAP
15 45 (1.88%) Palo Alto
16 42 (1.75%) NetApp
17 37 (1.54%) LogRhythm
18 31 (1.29%) Avaya
18 31 (1.29%) IBM
19 28 (1.17%) CA
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