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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 265 340
Rank change year-on-year -69 +75  
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 782 1163 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.93% 1.26% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.76% 9.65% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 662 955 702
Median salary £56,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.81% +6.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,312
% change year-on-year +4.76% +8.66%  

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 10075 12054 13235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.03% 13.05% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7666 9690 10516
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 June 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 June 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 -29 313 £60,000 - 33
South East -41 154 £55,750 +1.36% 17
West Midlands -18 77 £50,000 -16.66% 10
Yorkshire -55 76 £55,000 +10.00% 6
North West -45 67 £55,000 +22.22% 15
East of England -5 43 £62,500 +13.63% 8
South West -18 25 £60,000 +6.66% 3
East Midlands -1 20 £43,750 -18.60% 4
North East +23 10 £45,000 +60.71% 1
PCI DSS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 719 (49.69%) Information Security
2 711 (49.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 511 (35.31%) CISSP
4 383 (26.47%) CISM
5 369 (25.50%) Firewall
6 318 (21.98%) ITIL
7 308 (21.29%) Windows
8 302 (20.87%) Finance
9 286 (19.77%) Cybersecurity
10 282 (19.49%) Risk Management
11 248 (17.14%) Cisco
12 235 (16.24%) Data Protection
13 232 (16.03%) Active Directory
14 224 (15.48%) Linux
15 199 (13.75%) Microsoft
16 197 (13.61%) CISA
16 197 (13.61%) Retail
17 192 (13.27%) SIEM
18 176 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
19 174 (12.02%) Degree
20 173 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
21 170 (11.75%) Penetration Testing
22 164 (11.33%) Management Information System
23 162 (11.20%) VMware
24 160 (11.06%) SQL
25 150 (10.37%) Windows Server
26 145 (10.02%) Security Operations
27 136 (9.40%) SQL Server
28 135 (9.33%) GDPR
29 132 (9.12%) Security Management

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 51 (3.52%) MS Exchange
2 47 (3.25%) IIS
3 43 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (2.49%) CMS
5 35 (2.42%) Tomcat
6 30 (2.07%) WebSphere
7 29 (2.00%) Apache
8 23 (1.59%) Jetty
9 22 (1.52%) CoreMedia CMS
9 22 (1.52%) SharePoint
10 15 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.55%) JBoss
12 7 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.41%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.28%) Commerce Server
15 4 (0.28%) Confluence
15 4 (0.28%) nginx
15 4 (0.28%) Skype for Business
16 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.14%) HipChat
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.90%) Sentinel
2 12 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.62%) Infor CloudSuite
3 9 (0.62%) Infor M3
4 4 (0.28%) assyst
4 4 (0.28%) Magento
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.069%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.069%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 78 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (3.52%) Office 365
4 45 (3.11%) SaaS
5 39 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (1.59%) IaaS
7 17 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (0.69%) PaaS
10 9 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.62%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.55%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.55%) GitHub
12 6 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.28%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.21%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.21%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 369 (25.50%) Firewall
2 131 (9.05%) LAN
3 130 (8.98%) WAN
4 124 (8.57%) VPN
5 122 (8.43%) DNS
6 120 (8.29%) Network Security
7 104 (7.19%) Internet
8 93 (6.43%) TCP/IP
9 74 (5.11%) Cisco ASA
10 73 (5.04%) DHCP
11 58 (4.01%) SAN
12 55 (3.80%) MPLS
13 49 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
13 49 (3.39%) VoIP
14 48 (3.32%) VLAN
15 44 (3.04%) SSL
15 44 (3.04%) Wireless
16 43 (2.97%) HTTP
17 40 (2.76%) BGP
18 39 (2.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.77%) Relational Database
3 63 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 59 (4.08%) MySQL
5 52 (3.59%) NoSQL
6 40 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (2.21%) MongoDB
10 27 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (1.17%) Big Data
12 17 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.97%) Redis
13 14 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 68 (4.70%) Git (software)
2 42 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 24 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.97%) PHPUnit
6 13 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (0.90%) TeamCity
7 12 (0.83%) Burp Suite
8 11 (0.76%) WinDbg
9 9 (0.62%) Fiddler
9 9 (0.62%) JUnit
10 8 (0.55%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.55%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.41%) JIRA
11 6 (0.41%) Metasploit
12 5 (0.35%) Artifactory
12 5 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.35%) Gradle
12 5 (0.35%) Selenium
12 5 (0.35%) TestNG
General
1 302 (20.87%) Finance
2 197 (13.61%) Retail
3 67 (4.63%) Banking
4 64 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.11%) Legal
6 44 (3.04%) Games
7 40 (2.76%) Marketing
8 22 (1.52%) Online Betting
9 21 (1.45%) Italian Language
10 19 (1.31%) Spanish Language
11 18 (1.24%) Back Office
11 18 (1.24%) French Language
12 17 (1.17%) Advertising
12 17 (1.17%) Dutch Language
12 17 (1.17%) German Language
13 15 (1.04%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.97%) Electronics
15 11 (0.76%) Law
16 9 (0.62%) Digital Economy
17 7 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 283 (19.56%) Analyst
2 220 (15.20%) Security Analyst
3 150 (10.37%) Consultant
4 137 (9.47%) Security Manager
5 135 (9.33%) Architect
6 115 (7.95%) Security Consultant
7 98 (6.77%) Information Analyst
7 98 (6.77%) Information Security Analyst
8 89 (6.15%) Developer
9 80 (5.53%) Security Specialist
10 73 (5.04%) Information Security Manager
11 71 (4.91%) Information Manager
11 71 (4.91%) IT Analyst
12 66 (4.56%) Network Engineer
13 61 (4.22%) Information Specialist
14 60 (4.15%) IT Security Analyst
14 60 (4.15%) Security Engineer
15 59 (4.08%) Information Security Consultant
15 59 (4.08%) Information Security Specialist
16 52 (3.59%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (5.18%) .NET
2 39 (2.70%) Web Services
3 38 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 38 (2.63%) XML
4 34 (2.35%) LAMP
5 31 (2.14%) RESTful
6 30 (2.07%) 802.1X
7 29 (2.00%) Spring
8 28 (1.94%) ActiveMQ
8 28 (1.94%) jQuery
9 24 (1.66%) Java EE
10 22 (1.52%) Apache Camel
10 22 (1.52%) CSS
10 22 (1.52%) Servlets
10 22 (1.52%) Spring Integration
11 19 (1.31%) HTML
12 18 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (1.11%) ZeroMQ
14 15 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (1.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 164 (11.33%) Management Information System
2 104 (7.19%) Data Protection Act
3 99 (6.84%) Computer Science
4 90 (6.22%) Data Centre
5 66 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (2.97%) Fintech
7 36 (2.49%) PKI
8 30 (2.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 27 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
10 23 (1.59%) Online Games
10 23 (1.59%) User Experience
11 22 (1.52%) CESG
11 22 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
12 20 (1.38%) EPoS
13 19 (1.31%) Clustering
13 19 (1.31%) Cyber Defence
13 19 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.04%) Cyber Attack
14 15 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
15 14 (0.97%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 308 (21.29%) Windows
2 224 (15.48%) Linux
3 150 (10.37%) Windows Server
4 86 (5.94%) Unix
5 78 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (3.18%) CentOS
8 41 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (2.49%) Ubuntu
10 35 (2.42%) Windows 7
11 32 (2.21%) Debian
12 26 (1.80%) Mac OS X
13 22 (1.52%) Apple iOS
13 22 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (1.45%) Android
15 20 (1.38%) Kali Linux
16 13 (0.90%) Solaris
17 8 (0.55%) MVS
18 6 (0.41%) Windows 10
19 5 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (49.69%) Information Security
2 318 (21.98%) ITIL
3 286 (19.77%) Cybersecurity
4 282 (19.49%) Risk Management
5 235 (16.24%) Data Protection
6 192 (13.27%) SIEM
7 173 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
8 170 (11.75%) Penetration Testing
9 145 (10.02%) Security Operations
10 132 (9.12%) Security Architecture
10 132 (9.12%) Security Management
11 121 (8.36%) E-Commerce
12 113 (7.81%) Project Management
13 106 (7.33%) Risk Assessment
14 104 (7.19%) Vulnerability Management
15 103 (7.12%) ISMS
16 101 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
17 99 (6.84%) Scrum
18 97 (6.70%) High Availability
19 91 (6.29%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 160 (11.06%) SQL
2 79 (5.46%) Python
3 78 (5.39%) Java
4 61 (4.22%) C#
5 43 (2.97%) Ruby
6 42 (2.90%) PowerShell
7 39 (2.70%) PHP
8 38 (2.63%) Perl
9 35 (2.42%) JavaScript
10 33 (2.28%) Bash Shell
10 33 (2.28%) T-SQL
11 24 (1.66%) C
12 23 (1.59%) VB.NET
13 15 (1.04%) VBScript
14 9 (0.62%) C++
15 5 (0.35%) C-shell
15 5 (0.35%) Korn
16 4 (0.28%) VB
17 3 (0.21%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.14%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 511 (35.31%) CISSP
2 383 (26.47%) CISM
3 197 (13.61%) CISA
4 176 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
5 174 (12.02%) Degree
6 123 (8.50%) CCNP
7 100 (6.91%) CCNA
8 88 (6.08%) CEH
9 82 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 68 (4.70%) SANS
11 60 (4.15%) Security Cleared
12 52 (3.59%) CRISC
13 50 (3.46%) MCSE
14 49 (3.39%) CISMP
15 48 (3.32%) GIAC
16 47 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
17 45 (3.11%) SSCP
18 44 (3.04%) CompTIA Security+
18 44 (3.04%) Security+ Certification
19 41 (2.83%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 711 (49.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 135 (9.33%) GDPR
3 105 (7.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 75 (5.18%) Cyber Essentials
4 75 (5.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 41 (2.83%) COBIT
6 39 (2.70%) QA
7 34 (2.35%) SLA
8 32 (2.21%) ISO 9001
9 28 (1.94%) SEPA
10 23 (1.59%) NIST 800
11 21 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 19 (1.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 18 (1.24%) ISO 22301
14 15 (1.04%) Data Quality
15 14 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 12 (0.83%) PA-DSS
17 11 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
18 10 (0.69%) SSAE 16
19 8 (0.55%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 232 (16.03%) Active Directory
2 120 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 36 (2.49%) vSphere
5 20 (1.38%) Docker
5 20 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (1.11%) Snort
7 13 (0.90%) pfSense
7 13 (0.90%) XenApp
8 11 (0.76%) ISA Server
9 10 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.62%) KVM
11 8 (0.55%) Xen
12 7 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.21%) iptables
15 2 (0.14%) Gluster
15 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 95 (6.57%) Puppet
2 34 (2.35%) Nagios
2 34 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (2.28%) Ansible
4 32 (2.21%) Nessus
5 30 (2.07%) SCCM
6 22 (1.52%) Opsview
7 18 (1.24%) FortiGate
7 18 (1.24%) OpenNMS
8 14 (0.97%) OSSEC
9 13 (0.90%) RANCID
10 11 (0.76%) Cacti
11 10 (0.69%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.69%) Nmap
11 10 (0.69%) Pingdom
12 8 (0.55%) AirWatch
12 8 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
13 7 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (0.48%) Grafana
14 6 (0.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 248 (17.14%) Cisco
2 199 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 162 (11.20%) VMware
4 79 (5.46%) CheckPoint
5 66 (4.56%) Oracle
6 63 (4.35%) Splunk
7 57 (3.94%) Palo Alto
8 56 (3.87%) Juniper
9 54 (3.73%) F5
10 50 (3.46%) Red Hat
11 40 (2.76%) HP
12 37 (2.56%) LogRhythm
13 36 (2.49%) McAfee
14 31 (2.14%) Citrix
14 31 (2.14%) Qualys
15 25 (1.73%) Dell
15 25 (1.73%) Sophos
16 23 (1.59%) SolarWinds
17 21 (1.45%) SonicWALL
18 20 (1.38%) SAP
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Modis International
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: c£60'000
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
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London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £5500 - £65000 per annum + benefits
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Harris Global
Salary: C£53'000
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London
Modis International
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Farnborough, Hampshire
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London
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Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus + bens
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London
Randstad Technologies
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