Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 289 293
Rank change year-on-year +70 +4 -19
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 13 36 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.35% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.39% 2.80% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 60
Median annual salary £77,500 £82,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.06% +37.50% +26.32%
10th Percentile £42,537 £57,500 £50,875
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £111,375
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +33.33% +20.00%

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 543 1,286 1,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.60% 12.56% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 471 1,098 1,272
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £63,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.31% +8.33% -

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing PCI DSS in the City of London over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (38.46%) CISSP
4 4 (30.77%) CISM
4 4 (30.77%) Data Security
4 4 (30.77%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) Data Encryption
4 4 (30.77%) GDPR
4 4 (30.77%) NIST
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) Legal
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) CISA
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Firmware
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) COBIT
6 2 (15.38%) PKI
6 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Business Development
6 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) DWDM
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) SDH
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Architect
1 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Information Officer
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
2 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Site Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
3 1 (7.69%) Robotics
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Data Encryption
2 4 (30.77%) Data Security
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Development
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (7.69%) Attestation
5 1 (7.69%) Contract Management
5 1 (7.69%) Contract Negotiation
5 1 (7.69%) DevSecOps
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Measurement
5 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
1 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) CISA
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (15.38%) CRISC
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (7.69%) OSWP
5 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) GDPR
2 4 (30.77%) NIST
2 4 (30.77%) QA
3 2 (15.38%) COBIT
3 2 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (7.69%) ISO 22301
4 1 (7.69%) ISO 31000
4 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) EnCase
1 1 (7.69%) FTK
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) VMware