Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 241 353
Rank change year-on-year -38 +112 -1
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 58 140 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 1.04% 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.96% 8.05% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 52 130 77
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.86% -7.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,000 £32,750 £44,500
90th Percentile £78,625 £76,625 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% -7.27% -

PCI DSS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 1465 1739 2828
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.30% 12.95% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1299 1531 2357
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +0.92%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,875
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%

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 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 40 (68.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (63.79%) Windows
3 36 (62.07%) Firewall
4 35 (60.34%) SIEM
5 33 (56.90%) Linux
6 29 (50.00%) Cisco
7 25 (43.10%) Information Security
8 24 (41.38%) VPN
8 24 (41.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 24 (41.38%) LogRhythm
9 23 (39.66%) Ubuntu
9 23 (39.66%) CentOS
9 23 (39.66%) Juniper
9 23 (39.66%) Red Hat
10 21 (36.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (36.21%) PKI
11 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
11 20 (34.48%) Debian
12 19 (32.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 19 (32.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 19 (32.76%) Linux Command Line
13 18 (31.03%) McAfee
14 16 (27.59%) CheckPoint
15 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
15 15 (25.86%) Network Security
16 14 (24.14%) OSSEC
16 14 (24.14%) Kali Linux
16 14 (24.14%) CESG Certified Professional
16 14 (24.14%) Cisco ISE
16 14 (24.14%) Finance

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 3 (5.17%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) IaaS
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.34%) SaaS
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.90%) Office 365
5 3 (5.17%) PaaS
6 2 (3.45%) iPaaS
6 2 (3.45%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (62.07%) Firewall
2 24 (41.38%) VPN
3 15 (25.86%) Network Security
4 14 (24.14%) Cisco ISE
4 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 11 (18.97%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (15.52%) LAN
7 8 (13.79%) WAN
8 7 (12.07%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (12.07%) Wireless
9 5 (8.62%) HTTP
9 5 (8.62%) HTTPS
9 5 (8.62%) IPsec
10 3 (5.17%) DNS
11 2 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (3.45%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
12 1 (1.72%) DHCP
12 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Phing
1 3 (5.17%) PHPUnit
2 2 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Games
3 3 (5.17%) Advertising
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Law
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 15 (25.86%) Security Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Consultant
3 12 (20.69%) Security Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) Firewall Analyst
5 10 (17.24%) Security Consultant
6 9 (15.52%) IT Analyst
6 9 (15.52%) IT Security Analyst
6 9 (15.52%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (8.62%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (8.62%) SOC Analyst
9 5 (8.62%) Team Leader
10 4 (6.90%) Information Security Specialist
10 4 (6.90%) Information Specialist
10 4 (6.90%) Security Specialist
11 3 (5.17%) Information Analyst
11 3 (5.17%) Information Security Analyst
11 3 (5.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) jQuery
1 3 (5.17%) LAMP
1 3 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (5.17%) Regular Expression
1 3 (5.17%) ZeroMQ
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) PKI
2 19 (32.76%) Linux Command Line
3 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
4 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (5.17%) Fat Client
6 3 (5.17%) Thin Client
7 2 (3.45%) Contactless
7 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (3.45%) NHS
8 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.72%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.72%) EMV
8 1 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.72%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 37 (63.79%) Windows
2 33 (56.90%) Linux
3 23 (39.66%) CentOS
3 23 (39.66%) Ubuntu
4 21 (36.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (34.48%) Debian
6 14 (24.14%) Kali Linux
7 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
8 3 (5.17%) Android
8 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.17%) Unix
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) SIEM
2 25 (43.10%) Information Security
3 24 (41.38%) Vulnerability Management
4 19 (32.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 19 (32.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 9 (15.52%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (15.52%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (15.52%) Security Operations
6 8 (13.79%) Data Protection
7 7 (12.07%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.62%) Cryptography
8 5 (8.62%) ITIL
8 5 (8.62%) Project Management
9 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.90%) Data Security
9 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.90%) Security Architecture
9 4 (6.90%) Security Management
10 3 (5.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) Python
2 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
2 8 (13.79%) Ruby
3 5 (8.62%) C-shell
3 5 (8.62%) Java
3 5 (8.62%) Korn
4 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) Perl
4 3 (5.17%) PHP
4 3 (5.17%) SQL
5 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) CCDP
1 14 (24.14%) CCNP
1 14 (24.14%) CCSP
1 14 (24.14%) CESG Certified Professional
1 14 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.69%) CISSP
3 8 (13.79%) CISM
4 7 (12.07%) CEH
4 7 (12.07%) Linux+ Certification
4 7 (12.07%) LPIC
4 7 (12.07%) RHCA
4 7 (12.07%) RHCE
4 7 (12.07%) RHCSA
4 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.62%) CISA
5 5 (8.62%) CREST Certified
5 5 (8.62%) GIAC
5 5 (8.62%) SANS
5 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (68.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.62%) GDPR
3 4 (6.90%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (5.17%) BS25999
5 2 (3.45%) COBIT
6 1 (1.72%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.72%) PA-DSS
6 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Snort
2 13 (22.41%) pfSense
3 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.45%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) OSSEC
2 11 (18.97%) Nessus
3 7 (12.07%) FortiGate
4 5 (8.62%) QRadar
5 4 (6.90%) Puppet
6 2 (3.45%) Ansible
6 2 (3.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (3.45%) Nmap
6 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) Cisco
2 24 (41.38%) LogRhythm
3 23 (39.66%) Juniper
3 23 (39.66%) Red Hat
4 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 18 (31.03%) McAfee
6 16 (27.59%) CheckPoint
7 14 (24.14%) Sourcefire
8 9 (15.52%) Palo Alto
9 8 (13.79%) Splunk
10 7 (12.07%) AlienVault
10 7 (12.07%) Aruba
10 7 (12.07%) Extreme Networks
10 7 (12.07%) F5
10 7 (12.07%) Fortinet
10 7 (12.07%) SonicWALL
10 7 (12.07%) WatchGuard
11 6 (10.34%) Forcepoint
12 4 (6.90%) Citrix
13 3 (5.17%) VMware
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonuses
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