Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 419 350 306
Rank change year-on-year -69 -44 +74
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 434 689 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.93% 1.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.07% 6.92% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 343 580 692
London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -3.23% +12.73%
10th Percentile £47,250 £41,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% - +4.76%

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 8,556 9,951 9,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.86% 13.43% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6,560 7,300 8,012
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in London

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in London

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in London over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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 12 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
West London +15 42 £70,000 +12.90% 6
Central London -53 33 £62,000 -0.80% 14
South London -21 13 £50,000 +17.65% 1
East London +7 11 £77,500 +29.17% 1
North London +11 7 £55,000 -12.00% 3
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 12 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 London region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 213 (49.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 180 (41.47%) Information Security
3 151 (34.79%) GDPR
4 148 (34.10%) CISSP
5 128 (29.49%) Cybersecurity
6 126 (29.03%) CISM
7 112 (25.81%) Finance
8 93 (21.43%) Risk Management
9 85 (19.59%) SIEM
10 84 (19.35%) Data Protection
11 82 (18.89%) Retail
12 72 (16.59%) Firewall
13 70 (16.13%) CISA
14 68 (15.67%) ITIL
14 68 (15.67%) Security Architecture
15 65 (14.98%) Windows
16 64 (14.75%) Microsoft
17 60 (13.82%) Management Information System
18 58 (13.36%) Network Security
19 54 (12.44%) VMware
20 52 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
21 51 (11.75%) Amazon AWS
22 50 (11.52%) Cisco
23 49 (11.29%) Data Centre
24 48 (11.06%) Kalman Filter
25 47 (10.83%) Active Directory
25 47 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
26 45 (10.37%) Wireless
26 45 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
27 44 (10.14%) Degree

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 8 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.92%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.92%) IIS
4 3 (0.69%) Confluence
4 3 (0.69%) nginx
5 2 (0.46%) Apache
5 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.75%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.30%) Office 365
4 11 (2.53%) Serverless
5 9 (2.07%) GitHub
6 8 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.38%) IaaS
7 6 (1.38%) SaaS
8 4 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.92%) G Suite
9 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.69%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.69%) PaaS
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.23%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (16.59%) Firewall
2 58 (13.36%) Network Security
3 45 (10.37%) Wireless
4 38 (8.76%) WAN
5 37 (8.53%) LAN
6 36 (8.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 30 (6.91%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (6.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (5.53%) IP Telephony
10 22 (5.07%) TCP/IP
11 17 (3.92%) BGP
11 17 (3.92%) BIG-IP
11 17 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 17 (3.92%) OSPF
11 17 (3.92%) SAN
12 16 (3.69%) Internet
12 16 (3.69%) VPN
12 16 (3.69%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (3.69%) Wireless Security
13 13 (3.00%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.07%) NoSQL
2 8 (1.84%) InfluxDB
3 7 (1.61%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.38%) Big Data
5 4 (0.92%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.92%) HBase
6 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Kudu
7 2 (0.46%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.46%) Cloudera CDH
7 2 (0.46%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (0.46%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.46%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.46%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.46%) MySQL
7 2 (0.46%) Redis
7 2 (0.46%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 25 (5.76%) JIRA
2 11 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.84%) Artifactory
3 8 (1.84%) Gerrit
3 8 (1.84%) git-flow
3 8 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (1.84%) SonarQube
4 3 (0.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.46%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.23%) AppScan
6 1 (0.23%) Maven
6 1 (0.23%) Paros
6 1 (0.23%) Subversion
6 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 112 (25.81%) Finance
2 82 (18.89%) Retail
3 21 (4.84%) Legal
4 19 (4.38%) Banking
5 15 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.00%) Law
7 10 (2.30%) Marketing
8 6 (1.38%) Local Government
9 4 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.69%) Games
11 2 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (14.75%) Security Manager
2 50 (11.52%) Consultant
3 48 (11.06%) Architect
4 47 (10.83%) Security Engineer
5 46 (10.60%) Security Consultant
6 42 (9.68%) Information Manager
6 42 (9.68%) Information Security Manager
7 40 (9.22%) Analyst
7 40 (9.22%) Security Architect
8 25 (5.76%) Senior Security Engineer
9 23 (5.30%) Security Specialist
10 22 (5.07%) Senior Consultant
11 21 (4.84%) Security Analyst
12 20 (4.61%) IT Manager
12 20 (4.61%) Senior Security Consultant
13 18 (4.15%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 18 (4.15%) IT Security Manager
14 17 (3.92%) Network Engineer
14 17 (3.92%) Security Officer
15 15 (3.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.92%) LDAP
2 11 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (2.07%) Web Services
4 7 (1.61%) Node.js
5 5 (1.15%) .NET
6 3 (0.69%) SAML
7 2 (0.46%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.46%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.46%) Kafka
7 2 (0.46%) REST
7 2 (0.46%) RESTful
7 2 (0.46%) SOAP
7 2 (0.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (0.23%) React
8 1 (0.23%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.23%) Struts
8 1 (0.23%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.82%) Management Information System
2 49 (11.29%) Data Centre
3 47 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (10.14%) Data Protection Act
5 37 (8.53%) Fintech
6 16 (3.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (3.69%) PKI
7 15 (3.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 15 (3.46%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.07%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.84%) EPoS
11 7 (1.61%) User Experience
12 6 (1.38%) Cybercrime
12 6 (1.38%) Internet of Things
12 6 (1.38%) Replication
13 5 (1.15%) CESG
13 5 (1.15%) Cyberattack
13 5 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
14 4 (0.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 65 (14.98%) Windows
2 40 (9.22%) Linux
3 21 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.30%) Android
4 10 (2.30%) Unix
5 9 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.84%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.69%) Debian
9 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.46%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.23%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (41.47%) Information Security
2 128 (29.49%) Cybersecurity
3 93 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 85 (19.59%) SIEM
5 84 (19.35%) Data Protection
6 68 (15.67%) ITIL
6 68 (15.67%) Security Architecture
7 52 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (11.06%) Kalman Filter
9 43 (9.91%) Web Filtering
10 42 (9.68%) Security Management
11 38 (8.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 37 (8.53%) Security Operations
13 36 (8.29%) DevOps
14 34 (7.83%) Project Management
14 34 (7.83%) Vulnerability Management
15 33 (7.60%) Penetration Testing
16 30 (6.91%) OWASP
16 30 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (6.68%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.29%) Python
2 30 (6.91%) Bash Shell
2 30 (6.91%) Java
3 23 (5.30%) PowerShell
4 22 (5.07%) Perl
5 12 (2.76%) Ruby
6 9 (2.07%) SQL
7 6 (1.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.92%) C#
8 4 (0.92%) Scala
8 4 (0.92%) VB
8 4 (0.92%) VBScript
9 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.46%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.46%) Clojure
11 1 (0.23%) C
Qualifications
1 148 (34.10%) CISSP
2 126 (29.03%) CISM
3 70 (16.13%) CISA
4 44 (10.14%) Degree
5 34 (7.83%) CRISC
6 26 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (4.15%) SANS
7 18 (4.15%) Security Cleared
8 16 (3.69%) SC Cleared
9 15 (3.46%) CCNA
10 14 (3.23%) GIAC
11 13 (3.00%) CCNP
12 12 (2.76%) PCI QSA
13 10 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (2.30%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.84%) CISMP
14 8 (1.84%) ISACA
14 8 (1.84%) MBA
15 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (1.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (49.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 151 (34.79%) GDPR
3 28 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 25 (5.76%) COBIT
5 24 (5.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 22 (5.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (3.92%) SLA
8 9 (2.07%) NIST 800
9 8 (1.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 8 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 8 (1.84%) PA-DSS
9 8 (1.84%) QA
9 8 (1.84%) SAS 70
10 6 (1.38%) ISAE 3402
10 6 (1.38%) SSAE 16
11 5 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 5 (1.15%) SEPA
12 4 (0.92%) FIPS 140-2
12 4 (0.92%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.69%) COSO
System Software
1 47 (10.83%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.00%) Docker
4 12 (2.76%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.53%) Snort
6 6 (1.38%) vSphere
7 5 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.92%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.69%) XenApp
10 2 (0.46%) HDFS
10 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.46%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (3.46%) Nessus
2 10 (2.30%) Ansible
2 10 (2.30%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (2.07%) ZABBIX
4 8 (1.84%) Capistrano
4 8 (1.84%) Grafana
4 8 (1.84%) logstash
4 8 (1.84%) Nagios
4 8 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.15%) SCOM
6 3 (0.69%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 2 (0.46%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.46%) Nmap
7 2 (0.46%) Oozie
7 2 (0.46%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.46%) SCCM
7 2 (0.46%) SELinux
8 1 (0.23%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 54 (12.44%) VMware
3 50 (11.52%) Cisco
4 27 (6.22%) SolarWinds
5 26 (5.99%) CheckPoint
6 24 (5.53%) Splunk
7 20 (4.61%) Palo Alto
8 19 (4.38%) F5
9 17 (3.92%) Google
10 16 (3.69%) Dell
11 14 (3.23%) WorldPay
12 13 (3.00%) HP
12 13 (3.00%) Qualys
13 11 (2.53%) Juniper
13 11 (2.53%) LogRhythm
13 11 (2.53%) Rapid7
14 10 (2.30%) Citrix
14 10 (2.30%) EMC
14 10 (2.30%) Zscaler
15 9 (2.07%) ArcSight