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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
UK / England
Rank 348 306 334
Rank change year-on-year -42 +28  
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 650 1014 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.83% 1.05% 0.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.77% 7.99% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 517 835 723
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £74,200 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00%  

PCI DSS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 9608 12687 12387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.21% 13.20% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7645 10116 9657
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 253 £60,000 +4.34% 33
South East -25 126 £47,500 -9.52% 14
West Midlands +33 78 £45,000 -14.28% 12
North West -6 66 £52,500 +1.44% 6
Yorkshire -38 42 £42,500 -5.55% 3
East of England +4 30 £70,000 +7.69% 1
East Midlands -18 28 £45,000 -21.73% 3
South West -1 18 £50,000 -1.96% 5
North East +11 11 £45,000 - 2
PCI DSS
UK

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 696 (43.66%) Information Security
2 653 (40.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 535 (33.56%) CISSP
4 424 (26.60%) CISM
5 389 (24.40%) ITIL
6 374 (23.46%) Finance
7 366 (22.96%) Firewall
8 334 (20.95%) Risk Management
9 294 (18.44%) Linux
10 264 (16.56%) Cisco
11 259 (16.25%) Degree
12 254 (15.93%) SIEM
13 250 (15.68%) Windows
14 243 (15.24%) Data Protection
15 240 (15.06%) CISA
16 228 (14.30%) Retail
17 220 (13.80%) Management Information System
18 219 (13.74%) Active Directory
19 213 (13.36%) Cybersecurity
20 210 (13.17%) Microsoft
21 196 (12.30%) SQL
21 196 (12.30%) VMware
22 189 (11.86%) Security Operations
23 188 (11.79%) Data Centre
24 187 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
25 183 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
26 177 (11.10%) Cisco Certification
27 171 (10.73%) DNS
28 160 (10.04%) Network Security
29 153 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure

PCI DSS
Top Related 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 82 (5.14%) Apache
2 74 (4.64%) IIS
2 74 (4.64%) Tomcat
3 39 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 37 (2.32%) JBoss
5 33 (2.07%) MS Exchange
6 30 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 28 (1.76%) CMS
7 28 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 23 (1.44%) CoreMedia CMS
8 23 (1.44%) Jetty
9 18 (1.13%) OpenStack
10 15 (0.94%) Confluence
11 10 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.50%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.31%) nginx
14 5 (0.31%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.19%) EPiServer
15 3 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 124 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.20%) MS Office
3 17 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.31%) GIMP
4 5 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.19%) MS Project
6 2 (0.13%) HipChat
6 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (1.94%) Sentinel
2 14 (0.88%) assyst
2 14 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.50%) Infor CloudSuite
3 8 (0.50%) Infor M3
4 7 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.063%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 95 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (4.52%) SaaS
3 70 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (4.39%) Office 365
4 47 (2.95%) IaaS
5 39 (2.45%) PaaS
6 29 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.56%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
9 9 (0.56%) SoftLayer
10 8 (0.50%) GitHub
10 8 (0.50%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (0.19%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.19%) G Suite
11 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 366 (22.96%) Firewall
2 171 (10.73%) DNS
3 160 (10.04%) Network Security
4 148 (9.28%) TCP/IP
5 121 (7.59%) WAN
6 119 (7.47%) LAN
7 112 (7.03%) Internet
8 92 (5.77%) DHCP
9 85 (5.33%) VPN
10 82 (5.14%) SAN
11 76 (4.77%) MPLS
12 64 (4.02%) Cisco ASA
13 57 (3.58%) SSL
14 55 (3.45%) LDAP
15 53 (3.32%) OSPF
16 46 (2.89%) Wireless
17 44 (2.76%) BGP
17 44 (2.76%) Ethernet
18 41 (2.57%) HTTP
19 40 (2.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.71%) MySQL
3 64 (4.02%) Relational Database
4 56 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 45 (2.82%) RDBMS
6 43 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 37 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 37 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 32 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (0.88%) Big Data
11 14 (0.88%) Redis
12 13 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (0.82%) Oracle Database
13 11 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (0.31%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 98 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 62 (3.89%) Jenkins
3 20 (1.25%) JIRA
4 19 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (0.94%) PHPUnit
5 15 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 11 (0.69%) Burp Suite
6 11 (0.69%) Cucumber
6 11 (0.69%) JUnit
6 11 (0.69%) Subversion
7 10 (0.63%) Fiddler
8 9 (0.56%) Vagrant
9 7 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.44%) WinDbg
10 5 (0.31%) Gitweb
10 5 (0.31%) Phing
11 4 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.19%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.13%) Bitbucket
General
1 374 (23.46%) Finance
2 228 (14.30%) Retail
3 63 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 55 (3.45%) Banking
5 50 (3.14%) Games
6 33 (2.07%) Legal
7 26 (1.63%) Law
8 24 (1.51%) Marketing
9 23 (1.44%) Online Betting
10 18 (1.13%) French Language
10 18 (1.13%) German Language
10 18 (1.13%) Spanish Language
11 17 (1.07%) Advertising
11 17 (1.07%) Dutch Language
11 17 (1.07%) Italian Language
12 15 (0.94%) Back Office
13 14 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.88%) Multimedia
14 9 (0.56%) Electronics
15 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 293 (18.38%) Analyst
2 230 (14.43%) Security Analyst
3 153 (9.60%) Architect
4 150 (9.41%) Consultant
5 146 (9.16%) Security Manager
6 105 (6.59%) Security Consultant
7 100 (6.27%) Security Specialist
8 95 (5.96%) Information Manager
9 93 (5.83%) Information Security Manager
10 88 (5.52%) Network Engineer
11 85 (5.33%) Administrator
12 76 (4.77%) Information Analyst
12 76 (4.77%) Information Security Analyst
12 76 (4.77%) Senior Analyst
13 75 (4.71%) Developer
14 71 (4.45%) Senior Security Analyst
15 69 (4.33%) IT Analyst
16 66 (4.14%) Security Architect
16 66 (4.14%) Security Engineer
17 61 (3.83%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (3.39%) .NET
2 48 (3.01%) XML
3 44 (2.76%) Middleware
4 42 (2.63%) LAMP
4 42 (2.63%) Web Services
5 39 (2.45%) ActiveMQ
6 37 (2.32%) 802.1X
7 36 (2.26%) RESTful
8 33 (2.07%) jQuery
9 32 (2.01%) ASP.NET
10 30 (1.88%) HTML
11 29 (1.82%) CSS
11 29 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
12 28 (1.76%) SailPoint
13 26 (1.63%) Spring
14 25 (1.57%) Java EE
14 25 (1.57%) JSON
15 24 (1.51%) REST
16 23 (1.44%) Servlets
16 23 (1.44%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 220 (13.80%) Management Information System
2 188 (11.79%) Data Centre
3 139 (8.72%) Computer Science
4 108 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 106 (6.65%) Data Protection Act
6 37 (2.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 33 (2.07%) EPoS
8 32 (2.01%) Fintech
9 30 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (1.82%) Driving Licence
11 28 (1.76%) CESG
12 27 (1.69%) Online Games
13 24 (1.51%) Security Operations Centre
14 23 (1.44%) User Experience
15 21 (1.32%) Mainframe
16 20 (1.25%) PKI
17 19 (1.19%) Blackberry
17 19 (1.19%) Cyber Attack
18 18 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
19 16 (1.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 294 (18.44%) Linux
2 250 (15.68%) Windows
3 119 (7.47%) Unix
4 96 (6.02%) Windows Server
5 81 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 79 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (2.32%) Mac OS X
9 30 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 20 (1.25%) Android
12 18 (1.13%) Windows 7
13 15 (0.94%) CentOS
14 14 (0.88%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.88%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.75%) AIX
16 10 (0.63%) Debian
17 9 (0.56%) Solaris
18 8 (0.50%) Windows 10
19 4 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (43.66%) Information Security
2 389 (24.40%) ITIL
3 334 (20.95%) Risk Management
4 254 (15.93%) SIEM
5 243 (15.24%) Data Protection
6 213 (13.36%) Cybersecurity
7 189 (11.86%) Security Operations
8 187 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
9 183 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
10 147 (9.22%) Security Management
11 146 (9.16%) E-Commerce
12 141 (8.85%) Vulnerability Management
13 137 (8.59%) Project Management
14 134 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
15 133 (8.34%) Security Architecture
16 127 (7.97%) Risk Assessment
17 123 (7.72%) Change Management
18 107 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
19 103 (6.46%) Incident Management
20 102 (6.40%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (12.30%) SQL
2 134 (8.41%) Java
3 89 (5.58%) Python
4 67 (4.20%) Perl
5 56 (3.51%) PHP
6 54 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 53 (3.32%) PowerShell
8 42 (2.63%) Ruby
9 31 (1.94%) C#
10 30 (1.88%) Bash Shell
11 28 (1.76%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.25%) BeanShell
13 11 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.56%) C
14 9 (0.56%) Scala
15 7 (0.44%) VBScript
16 5 (0.31%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.19%) Elixir
17 3 (0.19%) Erlang
18 2 (0.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 535 (33.56%) CISSP
2 424 (26.60%) CISM
3 259 (16.25%) Degree
4 240 (15.06%) CISA
5 177 (11.10%) Cisco Certification
6 124 (7.78%) CCNP
7 104 (6.52%) CCNA
8 103 (6.46%) Security Cleared
9 94 (5.90%) GIAC
10 85 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 82 (5.14%) SC Cleared
12 81 (5.08%) CEH
13 76 (4.77%) CISMP
14 69 (4.33%) ITIL Certification
15 67 (4.20%) PCI QSA
16 64 (4.02%) SANS
17 56 (3.51%) CRISC
17 56 (3.51%) MCSE
18 41 (2.57%) MCSA
19 39 (2.45%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 653 (40.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (5.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 68 (4.27%) QA
4 59 (3.70%) SLA
5 55 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 48 (3.01%) GDPR
7 41 (2.57%) COBIT
7 41 (2.57%) ISO27002
8 32 (2.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 28 (1.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 27 (1.69%) GPG13
11 20 (1.25%) ISO 9001
11 20 (1.25%) ISO22301
12 17 (1.07%) RMADS
13 14 (0.88%) ISO27005
14 13 (0.82%) SDET
15 8 (0.50%) BS25999
16 7 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
17 6 (0.38%) ISO 8583
17 6 (0.38%) SEPA
System Software
1 219 (13.74%) Active Directory
2 153 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.57%) VMware ESX
5 20 (1.25%) vSphere
6 17 (1.07%) Firmware
7 16 (1.00%) XenApp
8 13 (0.82%) Docker
9 10 (0.63%) vCloud
10 9 (0.56%) Xen
11 8 (0.50%) KVM
11 8 (0.50%) Snort
12 7 (0.44%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.38%) XenServer
14 4 (0.25%) PowerHA
14 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.25%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.19%) iptables
15 3 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 145 (9.10%) Puppet
2 52 (3.26%) Nagios
3 49 (3.07%) Ansible
4 44 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (2.32%) SCCM
6 36 (2.26%) Nessus
6 36 (2.26%) Red Hat Satellite
7 26 (1.63%) WSUS
8 19 (1.19%) OpenNMS
9 16 (1.00%) Grafana
10 15 (0.94%) RANCID
10 15 (0.94%) SELinux
11 14 (0.88%) Backup Exec
12 13 (0.82%) StatsD
13 12 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
14 11 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
15 10 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
15 10 (0.63%) SCOM
16 9 (0.56%) AirWatch
16 9 (0.56%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 264 (16.56%) Cisco
2 210 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 196 (12.30%) VMware
4 81 (5.08%) CheckPoint
5 80 (5.02%) F5
6 74 (4.64%) Red Hat
7 63 (3.95%) Oracle
8 58 (3.64%) Juniper
9 56 (3.51%) Splunk
10 52 (3.26%) HP
11 47 (2.95%) Qualys
12 44 (2.76%) Palo Alto
13 43 (2.70%) NetApp
14 40 (2.51%) Brocade
15 29 (1.82%) IBM
16 28 (1.76%) TOWER Software
17 23 (1.44%) FireEye
18 22 (1.38%) Huawei
19 21 (1.32%) Cyberoam
19 21 (1.32%) SAP
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-55,000k base, 10% bonus and strong package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension. Healthcare, Prof Dev
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance, Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Marie Stopes International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Car allowance and Bonus Scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum c£50k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £32,475 - 36,243 per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
ITalent Consultancy
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago