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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 200 271
Rank change year-on-year -3 +71  
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 26 73 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 1.03% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.51% 7.60% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24 63 39
Median salary £39,125 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £47,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 741 960 1444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 13.99% 13.49% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 677 813 1222
Median salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £37,600 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.86%) Firewall
3 25 (39.68%) Finance
3 25 (39.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (38.10%) SQL
5 23 (36.51%) Linux
6 22 (34.92%) CISA
7 21 (33.33%) VPN
7 21 (33.33%) Cisco
7 21 (33.33%) Windows
7 21 (33.33%) PCI QSA
8 20 (31.75%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (31.75%) Data Analysis
8 20 (31.75%) Compliance Audit
8 20 (31.75%) Single Customer View
9 18 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (26.98%) Data Centre
10 17 (26.98%) SIEM
11 16 (25.40%) Ubuntu
11 16 (25.40%) Risk Management
11 16 (25.40%) CCNP
11 16 (25.40%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (23.81%) Juniper
12 15 (23.81%) Red Hat
12 15 (23.81%) CentOS
13 14 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (22.22%) LogRhythm
13 14 (22.22%) Intel Security
14 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
14 13 (20.63%) PKI

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 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) IaaS
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.86%) Firewall
2 21 (33.33%) VPN
3 11 (17.46%) Cisco ISE
4 10 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (11.11%) DNS
6 7 (11.11%) Network Security
6 7 (11.11%) Wireless
7 6 (9.52%) DHCP
8 5 (7.94%) BGP
8 5 (7.94%) MPLS
8 5 (7.94%) OSPF
8 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.17%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (1.59%) Internet
10 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) MySQL
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) MS Access
3 1 (1.59%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Phing
1 3 (4.76%) PHPUnit
2 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 25 (39.68%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) French Language
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (53.97%) Analyst
2 14 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 13 (20.63%) IT Analyst
4 12 (19.05%) Audit Analyst
5 11 (17.46%) Data Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) IT Security Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) SQL Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) SQL Data Analyst
7 7 (11.11%) Firewall Analyst
7 7 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Network Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Security Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Consultant
9 5 (7.94%) IP Network Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) SOC Analyst
9 5 (7.94%) Voice Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) LAMP
2 3 (4.76%) jQuery
2 3 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (4.76%) Regular Expression
2 3 (4.76%) ZeroMQ
3 2 (3.17%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) JSON
4 1 (1.59%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (26.98%) Data Centre
3 13 (20.63%) PKI
4 12 (19.05%) Computer Science
5 11 (17.46%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.59%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Linux
2 21 (33.33%) Windows
3 16 (25.40%) Ubuntu
4 15 (23.81%) CentOS
5 14 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (19.05%) Debian
7 6 (9.52%) Kali Linux
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Compliance Audit
1 20 (31.75%) Data Analysis
1 20 (31.75%) Single Customer View
2 18 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 17 (26.98%) SIEM
4 16 (25.40%) Risk Management
5 13 (20.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 13 (20.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (15.87%) Business Continuity
7 10 (15.87%) ITIL
8 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (12.70%) Information Security
8 8 (12.70%) Line Management
9 6 (9.52%) IT Audit
9 6 (9.52%) Project Management
9 6 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.94%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) Python
3 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.35%) Perl
3 4 (6.35%) PHP
3 4 (6.35%) Ruby
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) CISA
2 21 (33.33%) PCI QSA
3 16 (25.40%) CCNP
3 16 (25.40%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (17.46%) CCDP
4 11 (17.46%) CCSP
4 11 (17.46%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (12.70%) Degree
6 5 (7.94%) CCNA
6 5 (7.94%) CISM
7 4 (6.35%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (6.35%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (4.76%) CISSP
8 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.17%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (3.17%) LPIC
9 2 (3.17%) RHCA
9 2 (3.17%) RHCE
9 2 (3.17%) RHCSA
9 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (39.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.59%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.59%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Snort
2 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) pfSense
3 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) OSSEC
2 5 (7.94%) Nessus
2 5 (7.94%) Puppet
3 3 (4.76%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.17%) Ansible
4 2 (3.17%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.17%) QRadar
5 1 (1.59%) Nagios
5 1 (1.59%) Scalr
5 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.33%) Cisco
3 15 (23.81%) Juniper
3 15 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 14 (22.22%) Intel Security
4 14 (22.22%) LogRhythm
5 11 (17.46%) Sourcefire
6 8 (12.70%) Palo Alto
7 6 (9.52%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.35%) AlienVault
8 4 (6.35%) Sophos
8 4 (6.35%) VMware
9 2 (3.17%) Aruba
9 2 (3.17%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.17%) F5
9 2 (3.17%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.17%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.17%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.59%) Splunk
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum
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