Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 215 241 302
Rank change year-on-year +26 +61 -40
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 18 34 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.45% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.66% 4.13% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 15
10th Percentile £49,368 £51,500 £39,000
25th Percentile £54,027 £73,125 £58,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £85,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -20.59% +36.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £90,000 £88,125
90th Percentile £77,000 £93,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £85,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -26.47% +21.43% +16.67%

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 676 823 1,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.63% 10.93% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 560 711 1,049
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - +3.31%
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,625 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +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 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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 13 (72.22%) Azure
2 12 (66.67%) AWS
2 12 (66.67%) GDPR
3 10 (55.56%) Public Cloud
3 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (50.00%) GCP
5 8 (44.44%) Information Security
6 7 (38.89%) Data Security
6 7 (38.89%) DevOps
6 7 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (33.33%) Social Skills
8 5 (27.78%) GRC
8 5 (27.78%) Presales
8 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (27.78%) Google
8 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
9 4 (22.22%) OpenShift
9 4 (22.22%) Ansible
9 4 (22.22%) Docker
9 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (22.22%) GitHub
9 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
9 4 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (22.22%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (22.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS

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:

Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Azure
2 12 (66.67%) AWS
3 9 (50.00%) GCP
4 4 (22.22%) GitHub
4 4 (22.22%) OpenShift
5 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (11.11%) IaaS
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 4 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) SOC Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Information Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Information Security Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Public Cloud
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (38.89%) Data Security
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
3 5 (27.78%) Presales
3 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
5 3 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Cloud Operations
6 2 (11.11%) Data Encryption
6 2 (11.11%) DevSecOps
6 2 (11.11%) Fintech
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PCI QSA
3 1 (5.56%) CISA
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) GDPR
2 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (27.78%) GRC
4 4 (22.22%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (22.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 2 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Google
2 3 (16.67%) Splunk
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Veeam
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft