Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 195 250
Rank change year-on-year -21 +55 -100
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 37 85 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.57% 1.09% 0.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.51% 8.49% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 26 59 81
Berkshire median annual salary £57,750 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £39,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +15.79%

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 821 1,001 1,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.68% 12.82% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 658 763 1,185
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £74,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +3 19 £58,000 -3.33% 3
Bracknell -3 6 £75,000 +42.86%
Slough -13 4 £35,000 -44.00% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £67,500 - 4
Ascot - 1 £33,500 -
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 25 (67.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (51.35%) Information Security
3 18 (48.65%) CISSP
4 12 (32.43%) Firewall
5 11 (29.73%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.03%) SIEM
7 9 (24.32%) Driving Licence
7 9 (24.32%) Presales
7 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL
7 9 (24.32%) Time Management
8 8 (21.62%) CISM
8 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (18.92%) Windows
9 7 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (16.22%) ISMS
10 6 (16.22%) PCI QSA
10 6 (16.22%) Web Development
10 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
10 6 (16.22%) CSS
10 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
10 6 (16.22%) PHP
10 6 (16.22%) ISO 9001
10 6 (16.22%) VPN
10 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
10 6 (16.22%) Legal
10 6 (16.22%) Security Operations
10 6 (16.22%) GDPR

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 (2.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Route 53
2 1 (2.70%) Slack
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) VPN
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (10.81%) DMVPN
3 4 (10.81%) FWSM
3 4 (10.81%) IPsec
3 4 (10.81%) SSL
4 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) DNS
6 1 (2.70%) MPLS
6 1 (2.70%) Network Security
6 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Legal
3 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
4 4 (10.81%) Banking
4 4 (10.81%) Digital Economy
4 4 (10.81%) Games
4 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (10.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Consultant
1 10 (27.03%) Security Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Security Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Security Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) SIEM Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Splunk Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Security Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Information Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Risk Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Sales Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) CSS
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) Ajax
2 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 5 (13.51%) WinForms
3 3 (8.11%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Driving Licence
2 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (8.11%) W3C
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) SUSE
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Information Security
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) SIEM
4 9 (24.32%) ITIL
4 9 (24.32%) Presales
4 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
4 9 (24.32%) Time Management
5 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (16.22%) ISMS
7 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
7 6 (16.22%) Security Operations
7 6 (16.22%) Web Development
8 5 (13.51%) OWASP
8 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (10.81%) Cyber Resilience
9 4 (10.81%) Regulatory Compliance
9 4 (10.81%) Remediation Plan
9 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
9 4 (10.81%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
1 6 (16.22%) PHP
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.41%) C
4 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) CISSP
2 8 (21.62%) CISM
3 6 (16.22%) PCI QSA
4 5 (13.51%) CISA
4 5 (13.51%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
6 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) CRISC
8 1 (2.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (67.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (16.22%) GDPR
2 6 (16.22%) ISO 9001
3 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (5.41%) NIST 800
6 1 (2.70%) QA
6 1 (2.70%) RMADS
6 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Nessus
1 4 (10.81%) Nmap
2 1 (2.70%) Consul
2 1 (2.70%) Packer
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco
1 4 (10.81%) NetWitness
1 4 (10.81%) Qualys
1 4 (10.81%) Splunk
2 3 (8.11%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Capita
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds