Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 283 245
Rank change year-on-year +7 -38 +110
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 70 59 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.58% 1.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.62% 4.15% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 69 56 131
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -16.67% -15.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £36,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £111,500 £72,500 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -1.96% -8.52%

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 the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,516 1,422 1,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.73% 14.04% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,375 1,276 1,581
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £39,030 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £83,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in the City of London

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in the City of London

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the City of London

PCI DSS
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
London Bridge - 5 £60,000 -
PCI DSS
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 45 (64.29%) Information Security
2 39 (55.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 25 (35.71%) CISSP
5 24 (34.29%) Finance
6 23 (32.86%) GDPR
7 17 (24.29%) CISM
7 17 (24.29%) Windows
8 14 (20.00%) CISA
9 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.14%) Firewall
10 12 (17.14%) SIEM
10 12 (17.14%) Fintech
11 11 (15.71%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (15.71%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
13 9 (12.86%) Cisco
13 9 (12.86%) Linux
14 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
14 8 (11.43%) Data Protection
14 8 (11.43%) CRISC
14 8 (11.43%) ISO 22301
15 7 (10.00%) DevOps
15 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
15 7 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (10.00%) CCNA

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.29%) CloudFront
3 3 (4.29%) Route 53
4 2 (2.86%) SaaS
5 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.43%) G Suite
5 1 (1.43%) Serverless
5 1 (1.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) Firewall
2 7 (10.00%) LAN
2 7 (10.00%) WAN
3 6 (8.57%) Network Security
4 5 (7.14%) DNS
4 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (4.29%) DHCP
5 3 (4.29%) IPsec
5 3 (4.29%) OpenVPN
5 3 (4.29%) Sourcefire
5 3 (4.29%) VPN
5 3 (4.29%) Wireless
6 2 (2.86%) BIG-IP
6 2 (2.86%) Internet
6 2 (2.86%) SMTP
6 2 (2.86%) SSL
7 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) OLTP
4 1 (1.43%) Redis
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) JIRA
2 4 (5.71%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.43%) TestRail
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Legal
2 5 (7.14%) Marketing
3 3 (4.29%) Advertising
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Law
3 3 (4.29%) Publishing
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Analyst
2 14 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Consultant
3 9 (12.86%) Information Security Manager
3 9 (12.86%) Security Manager
4 7 (10.00%) Information Manager
5 6 (8.57%) Risk Manager
5 6 (8.57%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Risk Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Security Specialist
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Information Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Security Risk Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Technology Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) OAuth
2 2 (2.86%) OpenID
2 2 (2.86%) SailPoint
2 2 (2.86%) SAML
3 1 (1.43%) LAMP
3 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.43%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Fintech
2 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 7 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 6 (8.57%) PKI
6 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.29%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.43%) Replication
9 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Unix
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.29%) CentOS
5 3 (4.29%) Debian
5 3 (4.29%) Kali Linux
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Information Security
2 28 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 12 (17.14%) SIEM
4 11 (15.71%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (15.71%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (11.43%) Data Protection
6 7 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 7 (10.00%) DevOps
6 7 (10.00%) ITIL
6 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.57%) OWASP
7 6 (8.57%) Security Architecture
7 6 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.14%) Data Privacy
8 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 5 (7.14%) Python
2 4 (5.71%) Ruby
3 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.29%) SQL
4 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.86%) C#
4 2 (2.86%) Go
4 2 (2.86%) Java
4 2 (2.86%) Perl
4 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) CISSP
2 17 (24.29%) CISM
3 14 (20.00%) CISA
4 8 (11.43%) CRISC
5 7 (10.00%) CCNA
5 7 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (10.00%) GIAC
6 5 (7.14%) SANS
7 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.29%) CCIE
8 3 (4.29%) CEH
8 3 (4.29%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (4.29%) CREST Certified
8 3 (4.29%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (4.29%) LPIC
8 3 (4.29%) RHCA
8 3 (4.29%) RHCE
8 3 (4.29%) RHCSA
9 2 (2.86%) GSLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (55.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (32.86%) GDPR
3 8 (11.43%) ISO 22301
4 5 (7.14%) QA
5 4 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (4.29%) PSD2
7 2 (2.86%) COBIT
7 2 (2.86%) MiFID
8 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (1.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) pfSense
3 3 (4.29%) Snort
4 2 (2.86%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.43%) Docker
5 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Nessus
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
2 3 (4.29%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.29%) OpenVAS
2 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.29%) OSSEC
3 2 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Grafana
4 1 (1.43%) Pingdom
4 1 (1.43%) Terraform
4 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Cisco
3 7 (10.00%) VMware
4 5 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 5 (7.14%) F5
5 3 (4.29%) AlienVault
5 3 (4.29%) Aruba
5 3 (4.29%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (4.29%) ForeScout
5 3 (4.29%) Fortinet
5 3 (4.29%) HP
5 3 (4.29%) Juniper
5 3 (4.29%) LogRhythm
5 3 (4.29%) McAfee
5 3 (4.29%) Okta
5 3 (4.29%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.29%) SAP
5 3 (4.29%) SonicWALL
5 3 (4.29%) WatchGuard