Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 270 254
Rank change year-on-year -50 -16 +74
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 22 61 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.59% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.79% 4.47% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 82
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +17.39% -8.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £38,700 £28,750
90th Percentile £89,825 £87,500 £82,000
Central London median annual salary £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% - -

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 1,228 1,364 1,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.62% 13.11% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,059 1,188 1,337
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 9 (40.91%) Information Security
1 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (36.36%) CISSP
2 8 (36.36%) GDPR
3 7 (31.82%) CISM
3 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (22.73%) CISA
5 5 (22.73%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 4 (18.18%) Legal
6 4 (18.18%) SIEM
6 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.64%) COBIT
7 3 (13.64%) JIRA
7 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
7 3 (13.64%) Network Security
7 3 (13.64%) Node.js
7 3 (13.64%) Retail
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 2 (9.09%) Data Privacy
8 2 (9.09%) Threat Detection
8 2 (9.09%) Data Strategy
8 2 (9.09%) Serverless
8 2 (9.09%) Data Centre

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 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
3 2 (9.09%) Serverless
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (4.55%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) HTTP
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) SNMP
4 1 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (4.55%) TACACS
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.55%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) Redis
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Legal
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Security Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Information Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance Manager
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Security Assurance Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
2 1 (4.55%) Electron Framework
2 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.55%) JPA
2 1 (4.55%) JSP
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.55%) Spring Security
2 1 (4.55%) Struts
2 1 (4.55%) Thymeleaf
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.55%) Fintech
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Debian
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Information Security
2 8 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (18.18%) SIEM
4 3 (13.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 2 (9.09%) Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Privacy
5 2 (9.09%) Data Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Master Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (9.09%) Microservices
5 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
5 2 (9.09%) Threat Detection
5 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CISSP
2 7 (31.82%) CISM
3 5 (22.73%) CISA
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) CRISC
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (36.36%) GDPR
3 3 (13.64%) COBIT
3 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
4 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto