Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PCI DSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PCI DSS over the 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 228 213
Rank change year-on-year -2 -15 -44
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 41 41 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.58% 0.59% 1.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.23% 4.92% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 107
Berkshire median annual salary £38,750 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.38% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £42,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £84,750 £76,375
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

PCI DSS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 970 834 1,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.77% 11.90% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 743 642 1,251
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,100 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Berkshire

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Berkshire.

Salary trend for PCI DSS in Berkshire

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in Berkshire

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 22 £37,500 -42.31% 3
Slough -10 5 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Maidenhead -22 3 £62,500 -10.71%
Wokingham - 2 - -
Bracknell +1 1 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Ascot - 1 £33,500 -
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 26 (63.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (53.66%) Information Security
3 19 (46.34%) CISSP
4 13 (31.71%) ITIL
4 13 (31.71%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (29.27%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (26.83%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) CISM
7 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
8 9 (21.95%) Security Operations
8 9 (21.95%) GDPR
8 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (21.95%) Firewall
8 9 (21.95%) Unix
9 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
9 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
10 7 (17.07%) PCI QSA
10 7 (17.07%) SQL
10 7 (17.07%) SIEM
11 6 (14.63%) SoapUI
11 6 (14.63%) V-Model
11 6 (14.63%) Defect Management
11 6 (14.63%) Agile Testing
11 6 (14.63%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (14.63%) Scenario Testing
11 6 (14.63%) HP ALM
11 6 (14.63%) XML
11 6 (14.63%) W3C
11 6 (14.63%) Active Directory

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (2.44%) Confluence
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.88%) Route 53
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) DHCP
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) LAN
2 3 (7.32%) VPN
2 3 (7.32%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) BGP
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Games
3 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Security Manager
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Security Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Information Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Security Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.88%) IT Risk Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Risk Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Sales Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Technical Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.44%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
3 6 (14.63%) W3C
4 4 (9.76%) Driving Licence
4 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (7.32%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.88%) Smart Meter
7 1 (2.44%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.44%) EMC VNX
7 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Unix
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Solaris
4 2 (4.88%) SUSE
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Information Security
2 13 (31.71%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (31.71%) ITIL
3 12 (29.27%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Security Operations
5 7 (17.07%) SIEM
6 6 (14.63%) Agile Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Defect Management
6 6 (14.63%) ISMS
6 6 (14.63%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Test Management
6 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
6 6 (14.63%) V-Model
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
7 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.76%) Information Security Management
8 4 (9.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) C
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) CISSP
2 10 (24.39%) CISM
2 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.07%) PCI QSA
5 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
6 5 (12.20%) CISA
6 5 (12.20%) Degree
7 4 (9.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (4.88%) CRISC
8 2 (4.88%) GIAC
8 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
8 2 (4.88%) PMP
8 2 (4.88%) SANS
9 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (2.44%) GCIH
9 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
9 1 (2.44%) MCSE
9 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.44%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (63.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (21.95%) GDPR
3 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 3 (7.32%) NIST 800
5 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (4.88%) QA
5 2 (4.88%) SLA
6 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
6 1 (2.44%) JSP 440
6 1 (2.44%) PSD2
6 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) HP ALM
2 2 (4.88%) Consul
2 2 (4.88%) Packer
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Terraform
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) HP
2 3 (7.32%) Capita
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.44%) EMC
4 1 (2.44%) ForeScout
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Juniper
4 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.44%) NetIQ
4 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.44%) VMware