Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 259 307
Rank change year-on-year -5 +48 +7
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 69 83 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 0.78% 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.07% 5.71% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 64 77 61
City of London median annual salary £58,750 £56,080 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.96% -1.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £28,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £88,500 £82,500 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -2.87%

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 1,362 1,454 1,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.03% 13.64% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,196 1,302 1,560
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £37,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 January 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 January 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 +7 2 £60,000 -47.83%
PCI DSS
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 54 (78.26%) Information Security
2 42 (60.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (55.07%) Finance
4 28 (40.58%) GDPR
5 21 (30.43%) Risk Management
6 20 (28.99%) CISSP
7 18 (26.09%) Data Protection
7 18 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (21.74%) Firewall
8 15 (21.74%) SIEM
9 14 (20.29%) ITIL
10 13 (18.84%) Windows
10 13 (18.84%) Data Protection Act
11 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
12 11 (15.94%) Cisco
12 11 (15.94%) Linux
12 11 (15.94%) Business Development
13 10 (14.49%) VPN
13 10 (14.49%) GIAC
13 10 (14.49%) CREST Certified
13 10 (14.49%) SANS
14 9 (13.04%) Fintech
14 9 (13.04%) Regulatory Compliance
14 9 (13.04%) Law
14 9 (13.04%) CISM
14 9 (13.04%) CheckPoint
14 9 (13.04%) PKI
14 9 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
15 8 (11.59%) Security Architecture
15 8 (11.59%) Data Privacy

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 (2.90%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
1 4 (5.80%) SaaS
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.90%) G Suite
3 2 (2.90%) IaaS
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) PaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.45%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) Firewall
2 10 (14.49%) VPN
3 8 (11.59%) Cisco Wireless
3 8 (11.59%) Wireless
4 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (8.70%) IPsec
4 6 (8.70%) OpenVPN
4 6 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.35%) DHCP
6 3 (4.35%) DNS
7 2 (2.90%) BGP
7 2 (2.90%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.90%) MPLS
7 2 (2.90%) OSPF
7 2 (2.90%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (2.90%) VLAN
8 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Phing
1 2 (2.90%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (55.07%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Law
3 7 (10.14%) Legal
3 7 (10.14%) Retail
4 5 (7.25%) Automotive
4 5 (7.25%) Banking
5 4 (5.80%) Local Government
6 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Consultant
2 19 (27.54%) Analyst
3 17 (24.64%) Security Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Security Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Data Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) IT Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) IT Security Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Data Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Data Protection Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Firewall Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Principal Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) SIEM Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) IT Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Head of Security
8 4 (5.80%) Lead Security Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Security Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) OAuth
1 4 (5.80%) OpenID
1 4 (5.80%) SailPoint
1 4 (5.80%) SAML
2 2 (2.90%) jQuery
2 2 (2.90%) LAMP
2 2 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.90%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.90%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (13.04%) Fintech
2 9 (13.04%) PKI
3 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) CESG
4 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Linux
3 8 (11.59%) CentOS
4 6 (8.70%) Debian
4 6 (8.70%) Kali Linux
4 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (78.26%) Information Security
2 21 (30.43%) Risk Management
3 18 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (26.09%) Data Protection
4 15 (21.74%) SIEM
5 14 (20.29%) ITIL
6 11 (15.94%) Business Development
7 9 (13.04%) Regulatory Compliance
7 9 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (11.59%) Data Privacy
8 8 (11.59%) Data Security
8 8 (11.59%) Incident Management
8 8 (11.59%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (11.59%) Security Architecture
8 8 (11.59%) Security Management
9 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (8.70%) ISMS
9 6 (8.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 6 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (8.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 6 (8.70%) Perl
2 5 (7.25%) Java
2 5 (7.25%) SQL
3 4 (5.80%) PHP
4 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.35%) C
5 2 (2.90%) Python
5 2 (2.90%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) CISSP
2 10 (14.49%) CREST Certified
2 10 (14.49%) GIAC
2 10 (14.49%) SANS
3 9 (13.04%) CISM
4 7 (10.14%) CEH
4 7 (10.14%) CISA
4 7 (10.14%) Degree
5 6 (8.70%) Linux+ Certification
5 6 (8.70%) LPIC
5 6 (8.70%) RHCA
5 6 (8.70%) RHCE
5 6 (8.70%) RHCSA
5 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.80%) CHECK Team Leader
6 4 (5.80%) OSCP
7 3 (4.35%) CCNA
7 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.35%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (60.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (40.58%) GDPR
3 8 (11.59%) COBIT
4 6 (8.70%) PMO
5 5 (7.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (5.80%) MiFID
6 4 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (2.90%) HIPAA
7 2 (2.90%) QA
8 1 (1.45%) ISO 9000
8 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.45%) PSD2
8 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) pfSense
1 6 (8.70%) Snort
2 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) FortiGate
1 6 (8.70%) Nessus
1 6 (8.70%) OpenVAS
1 6 (8.70%) OSSEC
2 1 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Cisco
3 9 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 8 (11.59%) Palo Alto
5 7 (10.14%) McAfee
6 6 (8.70%) AlienVault
6 6 (8.70%) Aruba
6 6 (8.70%) CyberArk
6 6 (8.70%) Extreme Networks
6 6 (8.70%) F5
6 6 (8.70%) ForeScout
6 6 (8.70%) Fortinet
6 6 (8.70%) HP
6 6 (8.70%) Juniper
6 6 (8.70%) LogRhythm
6 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.70%) SonicWALL
6 6 (8.70%) Sourcefire
6 6 (8.70%) WatchGuard
7 4 (5.80%) ForgeRock