Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 223 209 265
Rank change year-on-year -14 +56 +53
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 31 7 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.17% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.87% 1.43% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 38
10th Percentile £39,250 £48,750 £52,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £56,875 £58,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% -12.50% +23.08%
75th Percentile £73,750 £84,375 £91,250
90th Percentile £81,750 £91,750 £94,125
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £76,250
% change year-on-year -3.57% -8.20% +17.31%

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 1,082 488 1,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.54% 11.51% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 977 415 918
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £63,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.36% +1.60%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing PCI DSS in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 22 (70.97%) Information Security
2 21 (67.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (64.52%) Finance
4 15 (48.39%) ITIL
5 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
6 13 (41.94%) NIST
7 11 (35.48%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (32.26%) Security Management
8 10 (32.26%) CISSP
9 9 (29.03%) Information Security Management
9 9 (29.03%) CISM
9 9 (29.03%) COBIT
9 9 (29.03%) Regulatory Compliance
10 8 (25.81%) Social Skills
10 8 (25.81%) Information Security Governance
10 8 (25.81%) Security Operations
10 8 (25.81%) Azure
10 8 (25.81%) AWS
11 7 (22.58%) NIST 800
12 6 (19.35%) Security Monitoring
12 6 (19.35%) Identity Access Management
12 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (19.35%) Firewall
12 6 (19.35%) Cisco
12 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
13 5 (16.13%) WAN
13 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
13 5 (16.13%) Windows
13 5 (16.13%) Linux
13 5 (16.13%) Incident Management

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 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) nginx
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) AWS
1 8 (25.81%) Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon ECS
2 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.23%) AWS Fargate
3 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Serverless
3 1 (3.23%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 4 (12.90%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) Network Security
5 1 (3.23%) HTTP
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.23%) SSL
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Redis
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) AppScan
1 1 (3.23%) Burp Suite
1 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) GitLab
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Social Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Law
4 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Legal
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Consultant
1 9 (29.03%) Security Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Operations Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.23%) JSP
2 1 (3.23%) Kafka
2 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Cyberattack
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Equities
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Information Security
2 15 (48.39%) ITIL
3 11 (35.48%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (32.26%) Security Management
5 9 (29.03%) Information Security Management
5 9 (29.03%) Regulatory Compliance
6 8 (25.81%) Information Security Governance
6 8 (25.81%) Security Operations
7 6 (19.35%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (19.35%) Security Monitoring
7 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
8 5 (16.13%) SIEM
9 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
9 4 (12.90%) Digital Forensics
9 4 (12.90%) Fintech
9 4 (12.90%) Malware Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) OWASP
9 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
1 3 (9.68%) C#
1 3 (9.68%) C++
1 3 (9.68%) Java
1 3 (9.68%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.23%) Bash
3 1 (3.23%) Groovy
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CISSP
2 9 (29.03%) CISM
3 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.45%) CEH
4 2 (6.45%) CREST Certified
4 2 (6.45%) OSCP
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) CISA
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CISMP
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) EC-Council LPT
5 1 (3.23%) ECSA
5 1 (3.23%) FFIEC
5 1 (3.23%) HNC
5 1 (3.23%) HND
5 1 (3.23%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (67.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (41.94%) NIST
3 9 (29.03%) COBIT
4 7 (22.58%) NIST 800
5 5 (16.13%) GDPR
6 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (6.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (3.23%) GRC
8 1 (3.23%) HIPAA
8 1 (3.23%) IASME
8 1 (3.23%) ISO 22301
8 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
8 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) vSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nessus
2 1 (3.23%) HP Fortify
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Terraform
2 1 (3.23%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Splunk
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Qualys
5 1 (3.23%) AlienVault
5 1 (3.23%) Avaya
5 1 (3.23%) Checkmarx
5 1 (3.23%) Meraki
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle