Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 219 190 283
Rank change year-on-year -29 +93 +37
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 32 7 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.54% 0.18% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.11% 1.63% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 36
10th Percentile £42,125 £42,684 £55,000
25th Percentile £47,000 £45,658 £70,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,569 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.88% -24.16% +26.92%
75th Percentile £75,625 £76,875 £91,250
90th Percentile £84,000 £84,375 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £55,138 £77,500
% change year-on-year +22.42% -28.85% +27.05%

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 1,030 429 1,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.43% 11.11% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 912 370 1,135
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,875 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 20 (62.50%) Information Security
2 19 (59.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (53.13%) Finance
4 14 (43.75%) GDPR
5 12 (37.50%) Social Skills
5 12 (37.50%) ITIL
6 11 (34.38%) CISSP
6 11 (34.38%) AWS
7 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
7 10 (31.25%) NIST
8 9 (28.13%) Security Management
8 9 (28.13%) CISM
9 8 (25.00%) Azure
9 8 (25.00%) COBIT
10 7 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (21.88%) Information Security Governance
10 7 (21.88%) Information Security Management
10 7 (21.88%) Regulatory Compliance
10 7 (21.88%) Security Operations
11 6 (18.75%) GCP
11 6 (18.75%) Public Cloud
11 6 (18.75%) NIST 800
11 6 (18.75%) DevOps
12 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (15.63%) Change Management
12 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (15.63%) GRC
12 5 (15.63%) Technical Leadership
12 5 (15.63%) Presales

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 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) AWS
2 8 (25.00%) Azure
3 6 (18.75%) GCP
4 3 (9.38%) Amazon S3
4 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (6.25%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (6.25%) GitHub
5 2 (6.25%) OpenShift
5 2 (6.25%) SaaS
5 2 (6.25%) Serverless
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.13%) Datadog
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (3.13%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) Wireless
2 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Redis
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.13%) AppScan
2 1 (3.13%) Burp Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Social Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Organisational Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (3.13%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Consultant
1 12 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Tester
4 3 (9.38%) IT Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Security Officer
5 2 (6.25%) SOC Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Information Officer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Payments Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
1 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) JSP
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) Public Cloud
3 3 (9.38%) Cyberattack
3 3 (9.38%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Equities
5 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Information Security
2 12 (37.50%) ITIL
3 9 (28.13%) Security Management
4 7 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (21.88%) Information Security Governance
4 7 (21.88%) Information Security Management
4 7 (21.88%) Regulatory Compliance
4 7 (21.88%) Security Operations
5 6 (18.75%) DevOps
6 5 (15.63%) Change Management
6 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Presales
6 5 (15.63%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 4 (12.50%) Data Security
7 4 (12.50%) OWASP
7 4 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Line Management
8 3 (9.38%) Red Team
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C
1 4 (12.50%) C#
1 4 (12.50%) C++
1 4 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) Perl
2 3 (9.38%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) CISSP
2 9 (28.13%) CISM
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) CREST Certified
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) OSCP
5 2 (6.25%) CISA
6 1 (3.13%) CEH
6 1 (3.13%) CISMP
6 1 (3.13%) EC-Council LPT
6 1 (3.13%) ECSA
6 1 (3.13%) FFIEC
6 1 (3.13%) HNC
6 1 (3.13%) HND
6 1 (3.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (59.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (43.75%) GDPR
3 10 (31.25%) NIST
4 8 (25.00%) COBIT
5 6 (18.75%) NIST 800
6 5 (15.63%) GRC
7 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (3.13%) HIPAA
8 1 (3.13%) IASME
8 1 (3.13%) ITGC
8 1 (3.13%) NCSC
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.13%) HP Fortify
3 1 (3.13%) Nessus
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) Terraform
3 1 (3.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Google
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco
2 3 (9.38%) Meraki
2 3 (9.38%) Splunk
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Qualys