Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 56 111
Rank change year-on-year +2 +55 -26
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 58 72 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.38% 4.21% 1.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.29% 37.89% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 55 63 38
Kent median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -14.29% +40.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.90% - +16.67%

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 Kent with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 205 190 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.50% 11.12% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 184 163 261
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,975 £30,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Kent

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in Kent

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Kent over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in Kent

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Kent region over the 6 months to 17 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
Westerham +3 16 £42,500 +41.67%
Chatham - 15 £37,500 -
West Malling -10 1 £47,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £37,500 -
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Kent region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 37 (63.79%) Finance
2 24 (41.38%) CISSP
2 24 (41.38%) Security Operations
3 21 (36.21%) CISA
4 18 (31.03%) PHP
4 18 (31.03%) MySQL
5 16 (27.59%) Information Security
6 14 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (24.14%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (22.41%) GDPR
8 12 (20.69%) CISM
9 10 (17.24%) ITIL
9 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
9 10 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (17.24%) Statistical Analysis
9 10 (17.24%) Data Protection
9 10 (17.24%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (17.24%) COBIT
10 7 (12.07%) HTML
10 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
10 7 (12.07%) CSS
11 6 (10.34%) OO
11 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
11 6 (10.34%) Legal
11 6 (10.34%) HTML5
12 5 (8.62%) Attack Monitoring
12 5 (8.62%) JSON
12 5 (8.62%) XML
13 4 (6.90%) SOAP
13 4 (6.90%) SIEM

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (3.45%) LAN
1 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) Wireless
2 1 (1.72%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (63.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Legal
3 3 (5.17%) Back Office
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Analyst
2 19 (32.76%) IT Analyst
3 18 (31.03%) Developer
3 18 (31.03%) PHP Developer
4 14 (24.14%) Operations Team Leader
4 14 (24.14%) Team Leader
5 12 (20.69%) Security Analyst
6 10 (17.24%) IT Security Analyst
6 10 (17.24%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Information Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) IT Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Architect
9 1 (1.72%) IT Security Architect
9 1 (1.72%) Network Manager
9 1 (1.72%) Network Operations Manager
9 1 (1.72%) Operations Manager
9 1 (1.72%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) CSS
1 7 (12.07%) HTML
2 6 (10.34%) HTML5
3 5 (8.62%) JSON
3 5 (8.62%) XML
4 4 (6.90%) SOAP
5 1 (1.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Security Operations
2 16 (27.59%) Information Security
3 14 (24.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (17.24%) Data Protection
4 10 (17.24%) ITIL
4 10 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
4 10 (17.24%) Statistical Analysis
5 6 (10.34%) OO
6 5 (8.62%) Attack Monitoring
7 4 (6.90%) SIEM
8 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (3.45%) ISMS
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (3.45%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Web Development
9 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.72%) Investment Management
9 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) PHP
2 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) CISSP
2 21 (36.21%) CISA
3 12 (20.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (22.41%) GDPR
3 10 (17.24%) COBIT
4 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) LogRhythm
1 4 (6.90%) Splunk
2 3 (5.17%) ArcSight
3 2 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) Progress
4 1 (1.72%) Qualys
4 1 (1.72%) Rapid7