Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 269 307 271
Rank change year-on-year +38 -36 -7
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 41 23 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.23% 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.81% 1.95% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 64
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £65,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% +10.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £94,375 £89,250 £88,500
Central London median annual salary £76,250 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +17.31% +8.33% +4.35%

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 1,076 1,180 1,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.78% 11.63% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1,019 1,189
City of London median annual salary £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £36,850
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +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 20 January 2020.

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 2020. 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 - 1 £67,500 -
PCI DSS
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 21 (51.22%) Information Security
2 18 (43.90%) CISSP
3 14 (34.15%) CISM
3 14 (34.15%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (31.71%) GDPR
4 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (29.27%) CISA
6 11 (26.83%) Firewall
6 11 (26.83%) AWS
6 11 (26.83%) Security Architecture
7 10 (24.39%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) LAN
7 10 (24.39%) DevOps
8 9 (21.95%) Docker
8 9 (21.95%) Linux
9 8 (19.51%) CRISC
9 8 (19.51%) Terraform
10 7 (17.07%) NIST
10 7 (17.07%) Data Security
10 7 (17.07%) High Availability
11 6 (14.63%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
11 6 (14.63%) Client/Server
11 6 (14.63%) Strategic Roadmap
11 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure as Code
11 6 (14.63%) Ansible
11 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
11 6 (14.63%) Azure
12 5 (12.20%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Automation

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 (4.88%) IIS
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) AWS
2 6 (14.63%) Azure
3 4 (9.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.32%) Office 365
5 2 (4.88%) SaaS
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (2.44%) G Suite
6 1 (2.44%) IaaS
6 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 10 (24.39%) LAN
3 4 (9.76%) VPN
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) WAN
5 2 (4.88%) OpenVPN
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.44%) HTTP
6 1 (2.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.44%) Network Security
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Front Office
4 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Architect
2 11 (26.83%) Security Architect
3 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) PCI DSS Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (9.76%) Principal Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Principal Security Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Security Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Information Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Celery
1 2 (4.88%) Django
1 2 (4.88%) PostGIS
1 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
2 1 (2.44%) REST
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Client/Server
2 5 (12.20%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Information Security
2 14 (34.15%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (26.83%) Security Architecture
4 10 (24.39%) DevOps
5 7 (17.07%) Data Security
5 7 (17.07%) High Availability
6 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (14.63%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
6 6 (14.63%) Strategic Roadmap
7 5 (12.20%) Cyber Assurance
7 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Automation
7 5 (12.20%) IT Governance
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.76%) DevSecOps
8 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (9.76%) ITIL
8 4 (9.76%) Microservices
8 4 (9.76%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) CISSP
2 14 (34.15%) CISM
3 12 (29.27%) CISA
4 8 (19.51%) CRISC
5 5 (12.20%) PCI QSA
6 4 (9.76%) AWS Certification
6 4 (9.76%) Degree
7 2 (4.88%) CEH
7 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.88%) SSCP
8 1 (2.44%) CCNA
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) GDPR
1 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (17.07%) NIST
3 2 (4.88%) ITGC
3 2 (4.88%) QA
3 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.44%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Terraform
2 6 (14.63%) Ansible
3 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.44%) Nessus
4 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) F5
2 2 (4.88%) AlgoSec
2 2 (4.88%) Arista
2 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) SonicWALL
2 2 (4.88%) Veeam
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.44%) LogLogic
3 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.44%) TippingPoint