Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 359 383 330
Rank change year-on-year +24 -53 +59
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 605 623 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 0.84% 1.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.36% 6.34% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 476 544 698
London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £45,200 £42,500 £39,925
90th Percentile £92,000 £81,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% - +10.00%

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 9,516 9,825 10,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.66% 13.31% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7,310 7,123 8,524
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
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 17 August 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 17 August 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
Central London -37 63 £62,000 +24.00% 11
West London +17 37 £73,750 +34.09% 10
South London -24 15 £50,000 -4.76% 1
East London -13 9 £75,000 +25.00% 5
North London +3 3 £70,000 +16.67% 1
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 289 (47.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 276 (45.62%) Information Security
3 205 (33.88%) CISSP
4 174 (28.76%) Finance
5 167 (27.60%) GDPR
6 159 (26.28%) CISM
7 146 (24.13%) Cybersecurity
8 124 (20.50%) Risk Management
9 116 (19.17%) SIEM
9 116 (19.17%) Fintech
10 114 (18.84%) Data Protection
11 101 (16.69%) CISA
12 94 (15.54%) Firewall
13 93 (15.37%) Analytical Skills
14 83 (13.72%) Windows
15 77 (12.73%) Management Information System
16 75 (12.40%) Vulnerability Management
17 74 (12.23%) Security Architecture
17 74 (12.23%) Microsoft
17 74 (12.23%) Retail
18 72 (11.90%) ITIL
18 72 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
19 71 (11.74%) Data Centre
19 71 (11.74%) VMware
20 68 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
21 63 (10.41%) Linux
21 63 (10.41%) Cisco
22 58 (9.59%) Network Security
23 56 (9.26%) Active Directory
24 55 (9.09%) Python

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 22 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (2.98%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.31%) IIS
4 9 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.99%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.66%) Apache
7 4 (0.66%) CMS
7 4 (0.66%) Confluence
7 4 (0.66%) NServiceBus
7 4 (0.66%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.66%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.17%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.17%) nginx
8 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 72 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.80%) GitHub
4 21 (3.47%) Office 365
5 14 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.98%) IaaS
7 10 (1.65%) SaaS
7 10 (1.65%) Serverless
8 9 (1.49%) PaaS
9 7 (1.16%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.66%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.17%) G Suite
12 1 (0.17%) Route 53
12 1 (0.17%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 94 (15.54%) Firewall
2 58 (9.59%) Network Security
3 53 (8.76%) WAN
4 48 (7.93%) LAN
5 46 (7.60%) Wireless
6 33 (5.45%) Internet
7 27 (4.46%) Intrusion Detection
8 26 (4.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (4.30%) TCP/IP
9 24 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (3.47%) BGP
10 21 (3.47%) IP Telephony
11 19 (3.14%) VPN
11 19 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (2.98%) BIG-IP
13 17 (2.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 17 (2.81%) OSPF
14 15 (2.48%) Wireless Security
15 14 (2.31%) DNS
16 11 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (2.64%) InfluxDB
3 14 (2.31%) Hadoop
3 14 (2.31%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.82%) Redis
5 10 (1.65%) MongoDB
5 10 (1.65%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (1.65%) Oracle Exadata
6 9 (1.49%) Big Data
7 7 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.99%) Aerospike
8 6 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.83%) MariaDB
9 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (4.30%) Jenkins
2 18 (2.98%) JIRA
3 17 (2.81%) Octopus Deploy
4 16 (2.64%) Artifactory
4 16 (2.64%) Gerrit
4 16 (2.64%) git-flow
4 16 (2.64%) SonarQube
5 9 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.32%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (0.99%) Subversion
9 3 (0.50%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.17%) GitLab
11 1 (0.17%) TestRail
General
1 174 (28.76%) Finance
2 74 (12.23%) Retail
3 32 (5.29%) Games
4 28 (4.63%) Legal
5 22 (3.64%) Banking
6 15 (2.48%) Marketing
7 14 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.82%) Law
9 9 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.32%) Advertising
11 5 (0.83%) Local Government
12 4 (0.66%) Billing
12 4 (0.66%) Electronics
12 4 (0.66%) German Language
12 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.66%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.66%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.50%) Publishing
14 2 (0.33%) Back Office
14 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (14.71%) Analyst
2 88 (14.55%) Security Manager
3 77 (12.73%) Consultant
4 66 (10.91%) Security Consultant
5 55 (9.09%) Architect
6 49 (8.10%) Security Analyst
7 46 (7.60%) Information Manager
7 46 (7.60%) Information Security Manager
8 44 (7.27%) Security Architect
9 39 (6.45%) Security Specialist
10 37 (6.12%) Security Engineer
11 29 (4.79%) Administrator
11 29 (4.79%) Security Officer
12 28 (4.63%) Information Analyst
12 28 (4.63%) Information Security Analyst
12 28 (4.63%) Senior Consultant
13 25 (4.13%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 24 (3.97%) Information Officer
14 24 (3.97%) Information Security Officer
15 22 (3.64%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.81%) Elastic Stack
1 17 (2.81%) Web Services
2 16 (2.64%) .NET
3 13 (2.15%) AngularJS
3 13 (2.15%) LDAP
3 13 (2.15%) RESTful
4 11 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (1.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 9 (1.49%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.49%) Akka
6 9 (1.49%) Spring
7 7 (1.16%) Node.js
8 6 (0.99%) Kafka
9 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (0.83%) HTML
9 5 (0.83%) HTML5
10 4 (0.66%) MSMQ
10 4 (0.66%) React
10 4 (0.66%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 116 (19.17%) Fintech
2 93 (15.37%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (12.73%) Management Information System
4 71 (11.74%) Data Centre
5 53 (8.76%) Data Protection Act
6 38 (6.28%) Public Cloud
7 28 (4.63%) Computer Science
8 22 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 22 (3.64%) PKI
9 21 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (2.98%) Cyber Defence
11 15 (2.48%) Private Cloud
12 13 (2.15%) Online Games
13 12 (1.98%) Virtual Team
14 10 (1.65%) Internet of Things
15 9 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
16 6 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
16 6 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
16 6 (0.99%) Spread Betting
17 5 (0.83%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 83 (13.72%) Windows
2 63 (10.41%) Linux
3 26 (4.30%) Windows Server
4 24 (3.97%) Unix
5 14 (2.31%) Android
5 14 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.65%) Solaris
7 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.32%) CentOS
8 8 (1.32%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.16%) Debian
9 7 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.99%) VMS
11 4 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.66%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.50%) AIX
12 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (45.62%) Information Security
2 146 (24.13%) Cybersecurity
3 124 (20.50%) Risk Management
4 116 (19.17%) SIEM
5 114 (18.84%) Data Protection
6 75 (12.40%) Vulnerability Management
7 74 (12.23%) Security Architecture
8 72 (11.90%) ITIL
9 68 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (8.26%) E-Commerce
11 49 (8.10%) Configuration Management
12 45 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (7.11%) Data Security
13 43 (7.11%) DevOps
13 43 (7.11%) Kalman Filter
14 42 (6.94%) Identity Access Management
14 42 (6.94%) TOGAF
15 41 (6.78%) Project Management
16 39 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
16 39 (6.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (9.09%) Python
2 40 (6.61%) PowerShell
3 35 (5.79%) Bash Shell
4 34 (5.62%) SQL
5 32 (5.29%) Ruby
6 26 (4.30%) Java
7 19 (3.14%) JavaScript
8 18 (2.98%) Perl
9 17 (2.81%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.15%) PHP
11 11 (1.82%) C#
11 11 (1.82%) Scala
12 10 (1.65%) C
12 10 (1.65%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.66%) Go
14 2 (0.33%) C++
15 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 205 (33.88%) CISSP
2 159 (26.28%) CISM
3 101 (16.69%) CISA
4 53 (8.76%) Degree
5 36 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (5.62%) CRISC
7 33 (5.45%) PCI QSA
8 29 (4.79%) SANS
9 24 (3.97%) CCNA
10 22 (3.64%) GIAC
11 20 (3.31%) CCNP
12 15 (2.48%) Security Cleared
13 12 (1.98%) Master's Degree
14 11 (1.82%) TOGAF Certification
15 10 (1.65%) CEH
15 10 (1.65%) GSLC
15 10 (1.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 9 (1.49%) SC Cleared
17 8 (1.32%) CCIE
17 8 (1.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (47.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 167 (27.60%) GDPR
3 51 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 48 (7.93%) COBIT
5 37 (6.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (4.79%) Cyber Essentials
7 19 (3.14%) QA
8 17 (2.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 15 (2.48%) SLA
10 12 (1.98%) ISAE 3402
11 7 (1.16%) COSO
11 7 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.99%) ISO 22301
12 6 (0.99%) SSAE 16
13 5 (0.83%) BS7799
13 5 (0.83%) NIST 800
13 5 (0.83%) PSD2
14 4 (0.66%) SAS 70
15 3 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 3 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 56 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 47 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (6.12%) Docker
4 13 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.32%) vSphere
7 6 (0.99%) iptables
7 6 (0.99%) KVM
7 6 (0.99%) QEMU
8 5 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.83%) XenApp
9 4 (0.66%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.50%) NFS
10 3 (0.50%) XenServer
11 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.33%) Xen
12 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (5.62%) Ansible
2 27 (4.46%) Single Sign-On
3 24 (3.97%) Nessus
4 20 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (2.98%) ZABBIX
6 17 (2.81%) Grafana
7 16 (2.64%) Capistrano
7 16 (2.64%) logstash
7 16 (2.64%) Nagios
8 12 (1.98%) Puppet
9 10 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
9 10 (1.65%) Data Guard
9 10 (1.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 10 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (1.32%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.83%) SCOM
12 4 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.50%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.50%) RSA Security Analytics
13 3 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.74%) VMware
3 63 (10.41%) Cisco
4 46 (7.60%) WorldPay
5 36 (5.95%) Splunk
6 30 (4.96%) CheckPoint
7 29 (4.79%) F5
8 28 (4.63%) McAfee
9 25 (4.13%) Qualys
10 24 (3.97%) SolarWinds
11 21 (3.47%) Foundstone
12 19 (3.14%) Oracle
13 18 (2.98%) HP
13 18 (2.98%) Juniper
14 17 (2.81%) Dell
15 16 (2.64%) Citrix
15 16 (2.64%) New Relic
16 15 (2.48%) EMC
17 12 (1.98%) Google
18 11 (1.82%) Symantec