Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 191 157
Rank change year-on-year +50 -34 -2
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 64 34 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.66% 0.76% 1.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.65% 6.22% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 48 31 35
Hertfordshire median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +23.81% -16.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £47,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £54,000 £64,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.28% +17.27% -4.35%

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 469 547 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.19% 12.27% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 350 448 514
Hertfordshire median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% - -
10th Percentile £26,200 £23,675 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018. 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
Welwyn Garden City -7 19 £72,000 +200.00%
Stevenage - 9 £54,000 -
Ware - 6 £30,000 -
Watford -21 5 £71,250 +9.62%
Hatfield +10 4 £47,500 -32.14% 1
Hemel Hempstead +11 1 £57,500 -11.54%
PCI DSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 45 (70.31%) GDPR
2 44 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (64.06%) Information Security
4 36 (56.25%) SIEM
5 32 (50.00%) Windows
6 26 (40.63%) Linux
7 22 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (32.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (32.81%) CISSP
8 21 (32.81%) Security Operations
9 20 (31.25%) Security Operations Centre
9 20 (31.25%) CISM
10 19 (29.69%) Unix
11 18 (28.13%) SaaS
12 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (26.56%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (26.56%) Firewall
12 17 (26.56%) VMware
13 16 (25.00%) Cryptography
13 16 (25.00%) LogRhythm
13 16 (25.00%) Patch Management
14 15 (23.44%) ISO 22301
14 15 (23.44%) ITIL
15 13 (20.31%) Security Architecture
15 13 (20.31%) Decision-Making
16 12 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
16 12 (18.75%) OAuth2
16 12 (18.75%) XACML
16 12 (18.75%) OpenID
16 12 (18.75%) OAuth

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 4 (6.25%) Apache
1 4 (6.25%) nginx
1 4 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (32.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (28.13%) SaaS
4 3 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.69%) Office 365
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) Firewall
2 10 (15.63%) Network Security
3 9 (14.06%) DNS
4 6 (9.38%) BIG-IP
4 6 (9.38%) FTP
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (4.69%) FabricPath
6 3 (4.69%) Skype
6 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.69%) VLAN
7 2 (3.13%) DHCP
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.56%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) JIRA
2 5 (7.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (4.69%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Information Manager
1 16 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
1 16 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 13 (20.31%) Architect
2 13 (20.31%) Security Architect
3 10 (15.63%) Technical Leader
4 9 (14.06%) Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Team Leader
5 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) CISSP Architect
8 1 (1.56%) JIRA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) OAuth
1 12 (18.75%) OAuth2
1 12 (18.75%) OpenID
1 12 (18.75%) XACML
2 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 4 (6.25%) Node.js
2 4 (6.25%) React
3 2 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Windows
2 26 (40.63%) Linux
3 19 (29.69%) Unix
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.81%) CentOS
5 5 (7.81%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.69%) Android
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (64.06%) Information Security
2 36 (56.25%) SIEM
3 21 (32.81%) Security Operations
4 17 (26.56%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (25.00%) Cryptography
5 16 (25.00%) Patch Management
6 15 (23.44%) ITIL
7 13 (20.31%) Decision-Making
7 13 (20.31%) Security Architecture
8 12 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (18.75%) OWASP
9 11 (17.19%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 11 (17.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (17.19%) Identity Access Management
9 11 (17.19%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (17.19%) Resource Allocation
10 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
10 9 (14.06%) Network Virtualisation
10 9 (14.06%) Proactive Monitoring
11 8 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.25%) Java
2 4 (6.25%) PHP
3 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) CISSP
2 20 (31.25%) CISM
3 12 (18.75%) CRISC
4 9 (14.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (14.06%) Degree
5 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (9.38%) CCNA
6 6 (9.38%) MCP
7 5 (7.81%) CISA
8 2 (3.13%) CCIE
8 2 (3.13%) CCIE Security
9 1 (1.56%) CCNP
9 1 (1.56%) CGEIT
9 1 (1.56%) MBA
9 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (70.31%) GDPR
2 44 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (23.44%) ISO 22301
4 10 (15.63%) COBIT
5 3 (4.69%) HIPAA
6 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.56%) GxP
7 1 (1.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.06%) vSphere
3 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (9.38%) Docker
4 6 (9.38%) VMware NSX
5 3 (4.69%) NFS
6 2 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) vRealize
2 8 (12.50%) Terraform
2 8 (12.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 6 (9.38%) Kubernetes
4 5 (7.81%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (7.81%) vCenter Server
5 4 (6.25%) SCCM
5 4 (6.25%) SCOM
6 3 (4.69%) Grafana
6 3 (4.69%) HAProxy
6 3 (4.69%) SCOrch
7 2 (3.13%) Ansible
7 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.13%) Puppet
8 1 (1.56%) RSA Archer
8 1 (1.56%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) VMware
2 16 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 10 (15.63%) F5
4 8 (12.50%) Cisco
5 5 (7.81%) Splunk
6 4 (6.25%) CommVault
6 4 (6.25%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) NetApp
6 4 (6.25%) Percona
6 4 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.69%) Forcepoint
7 3 (4.69%) Google
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.69%) Sophos
8 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) EXTOL
8 2 (3.13%) Symantec
9 1 (1.56%) Juniper
9 1 (1.56%) McAfee