Period
to 14 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England > London
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 415 426 459
Rank change year-on-year +11 +33 -99
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 192 238 328
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.85% 5.04% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 131 159 248
10th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £59,375 £56,250 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% - +8.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,125 £86,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £92,500 £95,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £57,625
% change year-on-year +0.88% -1.08% +0.22%

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3,957 4,722 7,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.75% 11.67% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,866 3,654 5,876
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,188
25th Percentile £50,188 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in London

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PCI DSS in London.

Salary trend for PCI DSS in London

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing PCI DSS in London over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in London

PCI DSS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the London region over the 6 months to 14 May 2021. 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
Central London +31 24 £62,500 -26.47% 2
West London +37 8 £65,000 -18.75% 2
East London - 3 £60,000 - 1
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 145 (75.52%) Information Security
2 118 (61.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 85 (44.27%) GDPR
4 75 (39.06%) Cybersecurity
5 63 (32.81%) Finance
6 57 (29.69%) Azure
7 54 (28.13%) Risk Management
8 48 (25.00%) Security Operations
9 46 (23.96%) AWS
10 45 (23.44%) Firewall
10 45 (23.44%) CISSP
11 39 (20.31%) ITIL
11 39 (20.31%) Management Information System
11 39 (20.31%) GRC
12 38 (19.79%) CISM
12 38 (19.79%) Penetration Testing
13 36 (18.75%) Linux
13 36 (18.75%) SIEM
14 35 (18.23%) NIST
15 34 (17.71%) Microsoft
16 33 (17.19%) Cisco
17 32 (16.67%) DevOps
18 31 (16.15%) Cyber Essentials
19 30 (15.63%) Social Skills
19 30 (15.63%) Cyberthreat
19 30 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
19 30 (15.63%) SaaS
20 27 (14.06%) COBIT
21 25 (13.02%) Middleware
22 24 (12.50%) Security Architecture

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.08%) IIS
3 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) Apache
4 1 (0.52%) Confluence
4 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (9.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 17 (8.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.52%) Cloudability
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 57 (29.69%) Azure
2 46 (23.96%) AWS
3 30 (15.63%) SaaS
4 21 (10.94%) GCP
5 12 (6.25%) Azure Sentinel
6 10 (5.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (4.17%) PaaS
8 7 (3.65%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.08%) GitHub
10 4 (2.08%) OpenShift
11 3 (1.56%) IaaS
12 2 (1.04%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 2 (1.04%) Pulumi
13 1 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (0.52%) Azure Key Vault
13 1 (0.52%) Cloud Run
13 1 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 45 (23.44%) Firewall
2 19 (9.90%) Network Security
3 12 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (5.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (5.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (4.17%) DHCP
5 8 (4.17%) DNS
5 8 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (2.60%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.56%) LAN
7 3 (1.56%) SSL
7 3 (1.56%) WAN
8 2 (1.04%) HTTP
8 2 (1.04%) Internet
8 2 (1.04%) VLAN
8 2 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.52%) Skype
9 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.65%) Redis
3 6 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.56%) MySQL
5 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 6 (3.13%) Travis CI
2 5 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (2.60%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.56%) gulp
3 3 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.52%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 63 (32.81%) Finance
2 30 (15.63%) Social Skills
3 12 (6.25%) Legal
4 11 (5.73%) Banking
5 10 (5.21%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.69%) Retail
7 6 (3.13%) Law
7 6 (3.13%) Public Speaking
7 6 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.08%) Marketing
9 3 (1.56%) Public Sector
10 2 (1.04%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (1.04%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.52%) Billing
11 1 (0.52%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.52%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 37 (19.27%) Security Specialist
2 36 (18.75%) Consultant
3 32 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 26 (13.54%) Information Security Specialist
4 26 (13.54%) Information Specialist
5 22 (11.46%) Analyst
6 19 (9.90%) Information Security Consultant
7 18 (9.38%) Security Analyst
8 17 (8.85%) Head of Information
8 17 (8.85%) Head of Information Security
8 17 (8.85%) Head of Security
9 13 (6.77%) Information Analyst
9 13 (6.77%) Information Security Analyst
10 12 (6.25%) Security Engineer
10 12 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
11 11 (5.73%) Cloud Consultant
11 11 (5.73%) Cybersecurity Specialist
11 11 (5.73%) Senior Security Consultant
12 9 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
12 9 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.02%) Middleware
2 9 (4.69%) .NET
3 8 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.65%) Web Services
5 6 (3.13%) COM
6 5 (2.60%) CSS
6 5 (2.60%) HTML
7 3 (1.56%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.56%) jQuery
7 3 (1.56%) Node.js
8 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.04%) YAML
9 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.52%) SOAP
9 1 (0.52%) WCF
9 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.31%) Management Information System
2 30 (15.63%) Cyberthreat
3 20 (10.42%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.21%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.69%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (3.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (2.08%) IVR
9 4 (2.08%) Replication
10 3 (1.56%) Tandem
11 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (1.04%) User Experience
12 1 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.52%) Clustering
12 1 (0.52%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.75%) Linux
2 17 (8.85%) Windows
3 13 (6.77%) Unix
4 11 (5.73%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.56%) AIX
5 3 (1.56%) CentOS
5 3 (1.56%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (75.52%) Information Security
2 75 (39.06%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (28.13%) Risk Management
4 48 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 39 (20.31%) ITIL
6 38 (19.79%) Penetration Testing
7 36 (18.75%) SIEM
8 32 (16.67%) DevOps
9 30 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
10 24 (12.50%) Security Architecture
11 23 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (11.98%) Service Delivery
12 22 (11.46%) Data Privacy
12 22 (11.46%) Data Protection
13 20 (10.42%) ITSM
13 20 (10.42%) Presales
13 20 (10.42%) Remediation Plan
14 19 (9.90%) Fintech
15 18 (9.38%) Data Security
16 17 (8.85%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.73%) SQL
2 9 (4.69%) Bash Shell
2 9 (4.69%) Python
3 8 (4.17%) C#
4 6 (3.13%) Go
4 6 (3.13%) Java
5 5 (2.60%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.56%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.52%) C
8 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (23.44%) CISSP
2 38 (19.79%) CISM
3 20 (10.42%) Degree
4 18 (9.38%) CISA
5 14 (7.29%) OSCP
6 13 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (5.21%) PCI QSA
8 9 (4.69%) GIAC
9 8 (4.17%) CEH
10 7 (3.65%) SANS
10 7 (3.65%) SSCP
11 6 (3.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (3.13%) DV Cleared
11 6 (3.13%) OSCE
11 6 (3.13%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.60%) CCSP
13 4 (2.08%) CRISC
13 4 (2.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 4 (2.08%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (61.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (44.27%) GDPR
3 39 (20.31%) GRC
4 35 (18.23%) NIST
5 31 (16.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 27 (14.06%) COBIT
7 14 (7.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (6.77%) NCSC
9 11 (5.73%) SOC 2
10 8 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 8 (4.17%) NIST 800
11 7 (3.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (3.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (3.13%) Government Security Classifications
12 6 (3.13%) ISO 22301
12 6 (3.13%) ITGC
12 6 (3.13%) JSP 440
12 6 (3.13%) PA-DSS
12 6 (3.13%) RMADS
12 6 (3.13%) SOC 1
System Software
1 16 (8.33%) Docker
2 10 (5.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (6.77%) Kubernetes
2 11 (5.73%) Terraform
3 6 (3.13%) Ansible
3 6 (3.13%) Consul
3 6 (3.13%) linkerd
3 6 (3.13%) Nessus
3 6 (3.13%) Prometheus
3 6 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (2.60%) Puppet
5 4 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.56%) Galera Cluster
6 3 (1.56%) Grafana
6 3 (1.56%) Nagios
6 3 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.52%) CASB
8 1 (0.52%) EnCase
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.19%) Cisco
3 20 (10.42%) ServiceNow
4 16 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 13 (6.77%) Splunk
6 12 (6.25%) F5
7 11 (5.73%) Apple
7 11 (5.73%) Zscaler
8 8 (4.17%) Google
9 6 (3.13%) Okta
9 6 (3.13%) Palo Alto
10 5 (2.60%) VMware
11 4 (2.08%) AlienVault
11 4 (2.08%) Avaya
11 4 (2.08%) Genesys
11 4 (2.08%) McAfee
11 4 (2.08%) Symantec
12 3 (1.56%) Intel
12 3 (1.56%) Percona
13 2 (1.04%) Citrix