Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 151 167
Rank change year-on-year -27 +16 +6
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 39 65 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.88% 1.45% 1.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.96% 9.83% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 38 53
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £51,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.83% -14.58% +25.00%
10th Percentile £50,500 £37,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £75,250 £65,000 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £64,750 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +23.33% -4.55% +10.00%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 560 661 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.65% 14.72% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 466 519 467
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Hertfordshire

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in Hertfordshire

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in Hertfordshire

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Watford -13 14 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 12 £65,000 +44.44%
Hertford - 6 £55,000 -
Hatfield -4 4 £70,000 -
PCI DSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 31 (79.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (69.23%) Windows
3 23 (58.97%) Information Security
4 21 (53.85%) ITIL
5 18 (46.15%) VMware
5 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 17 (43.59%) CISSP
6 17 (43.59%) Firewall
7 15 (38.46%) VoIP
7 15 (38.46%) VPN
7 15 (38.46%) SaaS
7 15 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (35.90%) Cryptography
8 14 (35.90%) Data Protection
8 14 (35.90%) Patch Management
9 13 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 13 (33.33%) DNS
9 13 (33.33%) Linux
10 12 (30.77%) MCSE
10 12 (30.77%) DHCP
10 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (28.21%) CISA
11 11 (28.21%) Unix
12 10 (25.64%) Change Management
12 10 (25.64%) ITIL V3
13 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Akamai
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) Firewall
2 15 (38.46%) VoIP
2 15 (38.46%) VPN
3 13 (33.33%) DNS
4 12 (30.77%) DHCP
5 9 (23.08%) iSCSI
5 9 (23.08%) LAN
5 9 (23.08%) SAN
5 9 (23.08%) VLAN
5 9 (23.08%) WAN
5 9 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (15.38%) Wireless
7 3 (7.69%) Network Security
7 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Consultant
1 12 (30.77%) Information Security Consultant
1 12 (30.77%) Security Consultant
2 10 (25.64%) Security Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Information Security Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Security Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) IT Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Security Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Information Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Security Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) SOAP
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
1 9 (23.08%) User Experience
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 13 (33.33%) Linux
4 11 (28.21%) Unix
5 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Information Security
2 21 (53.85%) ITIL
3 15 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (35.90%) Cryptography
4 14 (35.90%) Data Protection
4 14 (35.90%) Patch Management
5 10 (25.64%) Change Management
5 10 (25.64%) ITIL V3
6 9 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 9 (23.08%) Regulatory Compliance
7 8 (20.51%) Analytical Thinking
7 8 (20.51%) SIEM
8 7 (17.95%) Project Management
8 7 (17.95%) Security Architecture
8 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
8 7 (17.95%) Validation
9 5 (12.82%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) VBScript
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) AWK
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) CISSP
2 12 (30.77%) MCSE
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (28.21%) CISA
4 8 (20.51%) CCNA
4 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (20.51%) MCSA
5 6 (15.38%) CCAA
5 6 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (15.38%) MCITP
5 6 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (12.82%) CISM
7 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (79.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (23.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (23.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (12.82%) COBIT
3 5 (12.82%) GDPR
3 5 (12.82%) ISO 22301
4 4 (10.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.56%) HIPAA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 9 (23.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (12.82%) Ansible
2 5 (12.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) VMware
2 9 (23.08%) Citrix
2 9 (23.08%) HP
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco
4 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.38%) SonicWALL
4 6 (15.38%) Splunk
5 5 (12.82%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
6 1 (2.56%) Veracode