The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 64 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7  
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 1 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.18% 0.77% 1.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.20% 5.88% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 7
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

PCI DSS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 83 85 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 14.77% 13.02% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 74 71 58
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £21,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Cardiff

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 across the Cardiff region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) ISMS
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Security
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Security Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) ISMS
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware