Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 190 157
Rank change year-on-year +19 -33 +49
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 50 29 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.03% 0.64% 1.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.90% 4.95% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 23 52
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -5.88% +15.91%
10th Percentile £51,250 £42,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,250 £70,000 £90,000
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% -7.69%

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 633 586 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.02% 12.90% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 513 501 501
Hertfordshire median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £73,500
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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Watford +31 33 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Hatfield -7 8 £65,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -23 2 £42,000 -20.00%
Hemel Hempstead -27 2 £65,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £37,500 - 2
PCI DSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 47 (94.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (60.00%) VMware
3 29 (58.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (56.00%) Windows
5 26 (52.00%) SaaS
6 22 (44.00%) Windows Server
7 21 (42.00%) Information Security
7 21 (42.00%) Linux
8 20 (40.00%) Xen
8 20 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (38.00%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (38.00%) Analytical Thinking
10 18 (36.00%) Management Information System
11 17 (34.00%) MCSE
11 17 (34.00%) DNS
11 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
11 17 (34.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (34.00%) MCITP
11 17 (34.00%) PowerShell
11 17 (34.00%) DevOps
12 16 (32.00%) Ansible
12 16 (32.00%) Puppet
12 16 (32.00%) DHCP
12 16 (32.00%) ITIL
12 16 (32.00%) CheckPoint
13 14 (28.00%) Firewall
13 14 (28.00%) TCP/IP
14 13 (26.00%) MCSA
15 12 (24.00%) Data Protection
15 12 (24.00%) Risk Management

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 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 26 (52.00%) SaaS
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) DNS
2 16 (32.00%) DHCP
3 14 (28.00%) Firewall
3 14 (28.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.00%) Network Security
4 8 (16.00%) VoIP
4 8 (16.00%) VPN
5 6 (12.00%) Wireless
6 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.00%) LAN
6 2 (4.00%) SAN
6 2 (4.00%) VLAN
6 2 (4.00%) WAN
6 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.00%) HTTP
7 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Big Data
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Local Government
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 14 (28.00%) Systems Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Consultant
3 11 (22.00%) Security Consultant
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) Security Analyst
7 7 (14.00%) Network Consultant
7 7 (14.00%) Network Security Consultant
8 6 (12.00%) Security Manager
9 4 (8.00%) Information Manager
9 4 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (8.00%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (8.00%) Senior Server Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) SOAP
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (36.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (4.00%) User Experience
7 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.00%) FMCG
7 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (56.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (42.00%) Linux
4 11 (22.00%) Unix
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Android
6 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Information Security
2 19 (38.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 17 (34.00%) DevOps
4 16 (32.00%) ITIL
5 12 (24.00%) Data Protection
5 12 (24.00%) Risk Management
6 10 (20.00%) Patch Management
7 9 (18.00%) Presales
7 9 (18.00%) SIEM
8 8 (16.00%) Change Control
8 8 (16.00%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Cryptography
9 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (14.00%) Security Patching
10 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (10.00%) Information Management
10 5 (10.00%) ISMS
10 5 (10.00%) Security Architecture
10 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.00%) AWK
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) MCITP
1 17 (34.00%) MCSE
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (26.00%) MCSA
3 6 (12.00%) CISA
3 6 (12.00%) CISM
3 6 (12.00%) CISSP
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.00%) Degree
5 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (94.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (22.00%) GDPR
3 8 (16.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (10.00%) COBIT
5 5 (10.00%) ISO 22301
6 2 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (4.00%) QA
7 1 (2.00%) GPG13
7 1 (2.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 29 (58.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (40.00%) Xen
3 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (12.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (38.00%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (32.00%) Ansible
2 16 (32.00%) Puppet
3 6 (12.00%) vCenter Server
4 3 (6.00%) Nagios
4 3 (6.00%) Nessus
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) VMware
2 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (16.00%) Cisco
4 8 (16.00%) Juniper
4 8 (16.00%) Palo Alto
5 7 (14.00%) F5
5 7 (14.00%) McAfee
5 7 (14.00%) Sophos
5 7 (14.00%) Symantec
6 6 (12.00%) Splunk
7 5 (10.00%) LogRhythm
8 2 (4.00%) Citrix
8 2 (4.00%) HP
9 1 (2.00%) Apple
9 1 (2.00%) Sun
9 1 (2.00%) Veracode