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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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 285 222 226
Rank change year-on-year -63 +4 +81
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 11 20 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.74% 2.37% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 13
10th Percentile £51,250 £56,194 £45,100
25th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% -20.59% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £76,875 £90,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £93,000 -
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £67,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -20.59% +6.25%

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 1,481 844 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.76% 15.83% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,139 710 602
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,999 £38,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,125 £47,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £67,500 £62,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.87% -4.62%
75th Percentile £86,875 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £99,875
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -3.85%

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 25 June 2022.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 10 (90.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) CISM
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Azure
3 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (36.36%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (27.27%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (27.27%) AWS
4 3 (27.27%) Data Privacy
4 3 (27.27%) People Management
5 2 (18.18%) iptables
5 2 (18.18%) CyberArk
5 2 (18.18%) Pingdom
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Linux

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 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Azure
2 3 (27.27%) AWS
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Compliance Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Compliance Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Risk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Principal Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Head of IT Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Head of IT Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (27.27%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (27.27%) Data Privacy
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) People Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile
4 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Proactive Maintenance
4 2 (18.18%) Security Hardening
4 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CISM
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) CCSK
2 2 (18.18%) CEH
2 2 (18.18%) CISA
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (9.09%) GCIA
3 1 (9.09%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (27.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (18.18%) GDPR
4 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (18.18%) SOC 2
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) iptables
2 2 (18.18%) NFS
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) CASB
1 2 (18.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (18.18%) Pingdom
1 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (18.18%) yum
2 1 (9.09%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) CyberArk
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) AlienVault
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Qualys