Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 189 165 182
Rank change year-on-year -24 +17 +79
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 25 13 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.53% 0.41% 1.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.70% 2.91% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 61
10th Percentile £41,250 £43,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.94% -21.54% +20.37%
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £91,000 £62,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -

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 East of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 676 446 1,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.30% 14.03% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 350 331 815
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,375 £34,875 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £78,875 £71,250 £75,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.92% +9.00% -

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in the East of England

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PCI DSS in the East of England.

Salary trend for PCI DSS in the East of England

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PCI DSS in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the East of England

PCI DSS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -4 11 £75,500 +48.04% 1
Hertfordshire -12 6 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £52,500 - 2
Essex +6 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Suffolk 0 1 £47,500 -26.92%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 17 (68.00%) Firewall
1 17 (68.00%) Information Security
2 15 (60.00%) SIEM
3 13 (52.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (44.00%) Security Operations
5 9 (36.00%) GDPR
5 9 (36.00%) CISSP
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco
6 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (32.00%) NIST
7 7 (28.00%) ITIL
8 6 (24.00%) Retail
8 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (24.00%) Azure
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft 365
8 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture
8 6 (24.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (20.00%) Web Filtering
9 5 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (20.00%) IT Strategy
9 5 (20.00%) GRC
9 5 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco ISE

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) nginx
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Azure
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (12.00%) AWS
2 3 (12.00%) GCP
3 2 (8.00%) SaaS
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.00%) Softphone
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Information Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Security Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Security Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) CSS3
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
1 1 (4.00%) React
1 1 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Information Security
2 15 (60.00%) SIEM
3 13 (52.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (44.00%) Security Operations
5 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (28.00%) ITIL
7 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture
8 5 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
8 5 (20.00%) IT Strategy
8 5 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 5 (20.00%) SDLC
8 5 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
8 5 (20.00%) Web Filtering
9 4 (16.00%) Project Management
9 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
10 3 (12.00%) Security Management
10 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 6 (24.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.00%) CSSLP
3 4 (16.00%) ISSAP
4 3 (12.00%) CISA
4 3 (12.00%) CISMP
4 3 (12.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (12.00%) ISACA
4 3 (12.00%) SSCP
5 2 (8.00%) CCSP
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (36.00%) GDPR
3 8 (32.00%) NIST
4 5 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 5 (20.00%) GRC
5 3 (12.00%) ISO 14001
5 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
5 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (4.00%) PSD2
6 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Nessus
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) Rapid7
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft