Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 273 340
Rank change year-on-year -70 +67 -4
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 1550 2253 1974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.92% 1.26% 0.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.24% 9.70% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1805 1616
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +9.38%

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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21418 23215 26554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.76% 13.00% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16115 18513 21200
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +4.30% +3.33%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in England

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS in England.

Salary trend for PCI DSS in England

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in England

PCI DSS
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
London -44 686 £60,000 -4.00% 38
South East -64 300 £53,500 -2.73% 11
North of England -93 248 £50,000 -4.76% 33
North West -41 127 £52,500 -0.94% 12
Midlands -64 120 £50,000 - 10
South West -3 96 £42,500 -22.73% 8
Yorkshire -102 93 £45,000 -10.00% 14
East of England -9 86 £65,000 +23.81% 9
West Midlands -62 86 £52,500 +1.45% 8
East Midlands -9 34 £47,500 +5.56% 2
North East +28 28 £67,500 +58.82% 7
South Coast - 2 £95,000 -
PCI DSS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 England region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 872 (56.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 846 (54.58%) Information Security
3 521 (33.61%) CISSP
4 400 (25.81%) Finance
5 353 (22.77%) Data Protection
6 343 (22.13%) CISM
7 316 (20.39%) GDPR
8 313 (20.19%) Cybersecurity
8 313 (20.19%) Windows
9 296 (19.10%) Risk Management
10 282 (18.19%) Firewall
11 269 (17.35%) ITIL
12 223 (14.39%) Penetration Testing
13 208 (13.42%) Microsoft
14 202 (13.03%) CISA
15 187 (12.06%) Linux
16 179 (11.55%) Data Protection Act
17 172 (11.10%) SQL
18 171 (11.03%) Active Directory
19 166 (10.71%) Cisco
20 164 (10.58%) VMware
21 158 (10.19%) Degree
22 151 (9.74%) Management Information System
23 146 (9.42%) SIEM
24 145 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
25 135 (8.71%) Retail
25 135 (8.71%) Windows Server
26 132 (8.52%) Cisco Certification
27 131 (8.45%) Project Management
28 125 (8.06%) SQL Server

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 47 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 37 (2.39%) IIS
3 27 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (1.10%) Apache
4 17 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 15 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (0.65%) CMS
6 10 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 8 (0.52%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.45%) JBoss
8 7 (0.45%) Jetty
9 6 (0.39%) Confluence
10 5 (0.32%) CoreMedia CMS
11 3 (0.19%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.13%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.13%) nginx
13 1 (0.065%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.065%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.065%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.065%) HipChat
6 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.39%) Magento
2 4 (0.26%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.065%) Exstream
4 1 (0.065%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.065%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.065%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 116 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (5.35%) SaaS
3 69 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (2.97%) Office 365
5 29 (1.87%) IaaS
6 15 (0.97%) PaaS
7 11 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.58%) Cloudflare
10 8 (0.52%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.52%) iPaaS
11 7 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.32%) GitHub
13 4 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.13%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.065%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.065%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 282 (18.19%) Firewall
2 123 (7.94%) LAN
3 109 (7.03%) VPN
4 108 (6.97%) WAN
5 105 (6.77%) Network Security
6 96 (6.19%) DNS
7 75 (4.84%) Internet
8 72 (4.65%) TCP/IP
9 69 (4.45%) DHCP
10 59 (3.81%) VoIP
11 53 (3.42%) SAN
12 52 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
13 51 (3.29%) Wireless
14 45 (2.90%) VLAN
15 43 (2.77%) BGP
16 42 (2.71%) MPLS
17 38 (2.45%) HTTP
18 33 (2.13%) SSL
19 32 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
20 31 (2.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 72 (4.65%) MySQL
3 41 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 31 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 26 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
9 24 (1.55%) NoSQL
10 21 (1.35%) MongoDB
11 18 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (1.03%) Oracle Database
13 15 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.77%) Big Data
15 12 (0.77%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 44 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (2.77%) Git (software)
3 37 (2.39%) JIRA
4 19 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 18 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 14 (0.90%) Metasploit
7 13 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 11 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.45%) Appium
10 7 (0.45%) Artifactory
10 7 (0.45%) Gatling
10 7 (0.45%) Gradle
10 7 (0.45%) JUnit
10 7 (0.45%) Maven
10 7 (0.45%) PHPUnit
10 7 (0.45%) Spock
10 7 (0.45%) TestNG
10 7 (0.45%) Zephyr
11 5 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 400 (25.81%) Finance
2 135 (8.71%) Retail
3 106 (6.84%) Legal
4 94 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 76 (4.90%) Banking
6 52 (3.35%) Marketing
7 47 (3.03%) Law
8 31 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.87%) Electronics
10 20 (1.29%) Games
11 18 (1.16%) Automotive
12 14 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.77%) Advertising
14 9 (0.58%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.52%) Digital Economy
15 8 (0.52%) French Language
15 8 (0.52%) German Language
16 7 (0.45%) Back Office
17 6 (0.39%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 248 (16.00%) Analyst
2 225 (14.52%) Security Manager
3 197 (12.71%) Consultant
4 184 (11.87%) Security Analyst
5 163 (10.52%) Security Consultant
6 134 (8.65%) Information Security Manager
7 129 (8.32%) Information Manager
8 95 (6.13%) Information Analyst
9 93 (6.00%) Architect
9 93 (6.00%) IT Analyst
10 91 (5.87%) Information Security Analyst
11 89 (5.74%) IT Manager
12 87 (5.61%) Developer
13 81 (5.23%) Security Officer
14 80 (5.16%) Security Specialist
15 64 (4.13%) IT Security Analyst
16 61 (3.94%) Information Security Officer
17 60 (3.87%) Information Officer
18 54 (3.48%) Security Engineer
19 51 (3.29%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (3.81%) .NET
2 44 (2.84%) Web Services
3 31 (2.00%) CSS
4 26 (1.68%) XML
5 25 (1.61%) HTML
6 22 (1.42%) ASP.NET
6 22 (1.42%) Middleware
7 19 (1.23%) SOAP
8 18 (1.16%) jQuery
9 17 (1.10%) Spring
10 16 (1.03%) JSON
11 12 (0.77%) Ajax
11 12 (0.77%) HTML5
12 11 (0.71%) LAMP
13 10 (0.65%) REST
13 10 (0.65%) RESTful
14 8 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
14 8 (0.52%) SailPoint
14 8 (0.52%) WinForms
15 7 (0.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 179 (11.55%) Data Protection Act
2 151 (9.74%) Management Information System
3 110 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (5.16%) Data Centre
5 71 (4.58%) Computer Science
6 58 (3.74%) Fintech
7 44 (2.84%) Clustering
8 40 (2.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 26 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
9 26 (1.68%) Public Cloud
10 23 (1.48%) Driving Licence
10 23 (1.48%) PKI
11 21 (1.35%) Mobile App
11 21 (1.35%) User Experience
12 19 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.03%) CESG
14 13 (0.84%) Contactless
14 13 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
14 13 (0.84%) Internet of Things
15 12 (0.77%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 313 (20.19%) Windows
2 187 (12.06%) Linux
3 135 (8.71%) Windows Server
4 77 (4.97%) Unix
5 60 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (2.19%) Windows 7
9 27 (1.74%) Ubuntu
10 24 (1.55%) CentOS
11 22 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (1.03%) Android
12 16 (1.03%) Windows 10
13 14 (0.90%) Debian
14 12 (0.77%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.65%) Kali Linux
15 10 (0.65%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.58%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.45%) Solaris
17 7 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 846 (54.58%) Information Security
2 353 (22.77%) Data Protection
3 313 (20.19%) Cybersecurity
4 296 (19.10%) Risk Management
5 269 (17.35%) ITIL
6 223 (14.39%) Penetration Testing
7 146 (9.42%) SIEM
8 145 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
9 131 (8.45%) Project Management
10 121 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
11 116 (7.48%) ISMS
12 104 (6.71%) Security Architecture
13 103 (6.65%) Vulnerability Management
14 94 (6.06%) DevOps
14 94 (6.06%) Security Operations
15 90 (5.81%) Business Development
16 89 (5.74%) Data Security
17 86 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
18 85 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
18 85 (5.48%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (11.10%) SQL
2 66 (4.26%) Python
3 65 (4.19%) PowerShell
4 60 (3.87%) PHP
5 58 (3.74%) Java
6 47 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 45 (2.90%) C
8 43 (2.77%) C#
8 43 (2.77%) Perl
9 42 (2.71%) JavaScript
9 42 (2.71%) T-SQL
10 29 (1.87%) Ruby
11 28 (1.81%) VB.NET
12 10 (0.65%) C++
12 10 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.58%) VBScript
14 7 (0.45%) C-shell
14 7 (0.45%) Korn
15 3 (0.19%) VB
16 2 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 521 (33.61%) CISSP
2 343 (22.13%) CISM
3 202 (13.03%) CISA
4 158 (10.19%) Degree
5 132 (8.52%) Cisco Certification
6 88 (5.68%) CCNA
7 71 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 69 (4.45%) CEH
9 61 (3.94%) CCNP
10 50 (3.23%) SSCP
11 49 (3.16%) MCSE
11 49 (3.16%) SANS
12 45 (2.90%) Security Cleared
13 44 (2.84%) CRISC
13 44 (2.84%) PCI QSA
14 40 (2.58%) SC Cleared
15 37 (2.39%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 34 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
17 33 (2.13%) CREST Certified
18 32 (2.06%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 872 (56.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 316 (20.39%) GDPR
3 113 (7.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 84 (5.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 77 (4.97%) COBIT
6 71 (4.58%) Cyber Essentials
7 51 (3.29%) ISO 22301
8 47 (3.03%) ISO 9001
9 36 (2.32%) SLA
10 30 (1.94%) SEPA
11 27 (1.74%) QA
12 26 (1.68%) Data Quality
12 26 (1.68%) HIPAA
12 26 (1.68%) NIST 800
13 25 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 20 (1.29%) PMO
15 15 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 14 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 12 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 12 (0.77%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 171 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 121 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.77%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.94%) vSphere
5 25 (1.61%) Xen
6 21 (1.35%) Docker
7 14 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.84%) XenApp
9 7 (0.45%) Snort
10 6 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.32%) pfSense
11 5 (0.32%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.26%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.19%) KVM
13 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.19%) vCloud
14 2 (0.13%) NFS
14 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 71 (4.58%) Puppet
2 52 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (1.94%) Ansible
3 30 (1.94%) SCCM
4 27 (1.74%) Nessus
4 27 (1.74%) Opsview
5 19 (1.23%) Nagios
6 15 (0.97%) FortiGate
7 14 (0.90%) Cacti
7 14 (0.90%) OpenNMS
7 14 (0.90%) RANCID
7 14 (0.90%) Terraform
8 12 (0.77%) Nmap
9 11 (0.71%) WebInspect
10 10 (0.65%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.58%) Pingdom
11 9 (0.58%) SCOM
11 9 (0.58%) WSUS
12 4 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (0.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 208 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 166 (10.71%) Cisco
3 164 (10.58%) VMware
4 67 (4.32%) Oracle
5 51 (3.29%) Splunk
6 45 (2.90%) Citrix
7 41 (2.65%) Juniper
8 38 (2.45%) SolarWinds
9 37 (2.39%) HP
10 36 (2.32%) SAP
11 32 (2.06%) Red Hat
12 28 (1.81%) CheckPoint
13 22 (1.42%) Palo Alto
13 22 (1.42%) SonicWALL
14 19 (1.23%) F5
15 18 (1.16%) Atlassian
15 18 (1.16%) IBM
16 17 (1.10%) CyberArk
16 17 (1.10%) Dell
16 17 (1.10%) Google