Period
to 17 August 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 431 363 383
Rank change year-on-year -68 +20 -52
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 344 605 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.87% 0.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.96% 6.67% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 279 476 544
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £43,700 £45,200 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -

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 6,937 9,070 9,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.27% 13.02% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,477 7,010 7,079
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £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 2019.

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 2019. 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 +40 80 £78,750 +27.02% 15
West London -3 21 £55,000 -25.42% 18
South London +1 10 £40,000 -20.00%
East London +24 5 £87,500 +16.67% 5
North London +4 3 £52,500 -25.00%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 209 (60.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 203 (59.01%) Information Security
3 139 (40.41%) CISSP
4 118 (34.30%) CISM
5 101 (29.36%) Cybersecurity
6 98 (28.49%) Risk Management
7 97 (28.20%) NIST
8 90 (26.16%) GDPR
9 88 (25.58%) Penetration Testing
10 86 (25.00%) Retail
11 77 (22.38%) Firewall
12 72 (20.93%) Finance
12 72 (20.93%) CISA
13 66 (19.19%) Vulnerability Management
14 63 (18.31%) SIEM
15 62 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
16 60 (17.44%) OWASP
17 57 (16.57%) Windows
18 55 (15.99%) Microsoft Azure
19 52 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
20 48 (13.95%) Security Operations
21 43 (12.50%) Security Testing
22 42 (12.21%) Cyber Essentials
23 41 (11.92%) Data Protection
24 40 (11.63%) ITIL
25 39 (11.34%) Microsoft
25 39 (11.34%) Management Information System
26 38 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
27 36 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
27 36 (10.47%) HTTP

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 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.16%) MediaWiki
4 3 (0.87%) Confluence
4 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (15.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (9.88%) Office 365
4 11 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.33%) SaaS
6 5 (1.45%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.16%) Power Platform
8 3 (0.87%) G Suite
8 3 (0.87%) Slack
9 2 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.58%) Serverless
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.29%) IaaS
10 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.29%) PaaS
10 1 (0.29%) Runscope
Communications & Networking
1 77 (22.38%) Firewall
2 36 (10.47%) HTTP
3 20 (5.81%) VPN
4 16 (4.65%) Network Security
5 13 (3.78%) DNS
5 13 (3.78%) TCP/IP
6 12 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (3.49%) Cisco Firepower
6 12 (3.49%) SAN
6 12 (3.49%) VoIP
7 11 (3.20%) IPsec
7 11 (3.20%) SSL
8 10 (2.91%) LAN
9 8 (2.33%) DHCP
9 8 (2.33%) WAN
10 6 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (0.87%) FTP
11 3 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.94%) Big Data
2 10 (2.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.45%) Data Lake
4 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.16%) Power BI
5 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.58%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.58%) BigQuery
6 2 (0.58%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.58%) HBase
6 2 (0.58%) MySQL
6 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.74%) SonarQube
2 5 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.16%) JIRA
3 4 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.58%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.58%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.29%) AppScan
General
1 86 (25.00%) Retail
2 72 (20.93%) Finance
3 23 (6.69%) Banking
4 22 (6.40%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.65%) Legal
6 10 (2.91%) Front Office
7 9 (2.62%) Marketing
8 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.87%) Games
10 2 (0.58%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (27.33%) Analyst
2 86 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 68 (19.77%) Information Analyst
3 68 (19.77%) Information Security Analyst
4 50 (14.53%) Consultant
5 48 (13.95%) Security Consultant
6 43 (12.50%) Architect
7 37 (10.76%) Security Manager
8 27 (7.85%) Senior Analyst
9 25 (7.27%) IT Manager
9 25 (7.27%) Senior Security Analyst
10 23 (6.69%) Senior Information Analyst
10 23 (6.69%) Senior Information Security Analyst
11 21 (6.10%) Security Architect
12 19 (5.52%) Payments Architect
12 19 (5.52%) Payments Solutions Architect
12 19 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (4.65%) IT Security Manager
14 15 (4.36%) Security Officer
15 14 (4.07%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.49%) Web Services
2 10 (2.91%) REST
3 3 (0.87%) Kafka
4 1 (0.29%) .NET
4 1 (0.29%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.29%) Celery
4 1 (0.29%) CSS
4 1 (0.29%) CSS3
4 1 (0.29%) Django
4 1 (0.29%) EDI
4 1 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.29%) jQuery
4 1 (0.29%) JSON
4 1 (0.29%) PostGIS
4 1 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.34%) Management Information System
2 31 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.40%) BYOD
4 17 (4.94%) PKI
5 11 (3.20%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (2.62%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.74%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.45%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.16%) Blog
10 4 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.16%) Clustering
10 4 (1.16%) Life Science
10 4 (1.16%) Podcast
10 4 (1.16%) Social Media
11 3 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.87%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.58%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.57%) Windows
2 26 (7.56%) Linux
3 18 (5.23%) Unix
3 18 (5.23%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.78%) Mac OS
5 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.45%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.16%) Android
7 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.16%) CentOS
7 4 (1.16%) Debian
8 2 (0.58%) Solaris
8 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (59.01%) Information Security
2 101 (29.36%) Cybersecurity
3 98 (28.49%) Risk Management
4 88 (25.58%) Penetration Testing
5 66 (19.19%) Vulnerability Management
6 63 (18.31%) SIEM
7 62 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (17.44%) OWASP
9 48 (13.95%) Security Operations
10 43 (12.50%) Security Testing
11 41 (11.92%) Data Protection
12 40 (11.63%) ITIL
13 38 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
14 36 (10.47%) Architectural Design
14 36 (10.47%) Fintech
14 36 (10.47%) Security Architecture
15 35 (10.17%) Waterfall
16 33 (9.59%) Resource Management
17 32 (9.30%) Microservices
17 32 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.36%) SQL
2 7 (2.03%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.16%) Python
4 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.58%) VB
6 1 (0.29%) C
6 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.29%) Perl
6 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 139 (40.41%) CISSP
2 118 (34.30%) CISM
3 72 (20.93%) CISA
4 36 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (10.17%) Degree
6 30 (8.72%) CRISC
7 27 (7.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 22 (6.40%) SANS
9 16 (4.65%) CCSP
10 14 (4.07%) Security Cleared
11 13 (3.78%) SC Cleared
12 12 (3.49%) CEH
13 11 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (3.20%) CSSLP
14 9 (2.62%) CCNA
15 7 (2.03%) GIAC
15 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (2.03%) PCI QSA
16 5 (1.45%) A+ Certification
16 5 (1.45%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (60.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (28.20%) NIST
3 90 (26.16%) GDPR
4 42 (12.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 32 (9.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 23 (6.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 15 (4.36%) COBIT
8 12 (3.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 7 (2.03%) QA
10 5 (1.45%) SLA
11 4 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 3 (0.87%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (0.87%) PSD2
13 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.58%) NCSC
13 2 (0.58%) RMADS
13 2 (0.58%) SEPA
14 1 (0.29%) GLBA
14 1 (0.29%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.29%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 27 (7.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.62%) Docker
4 5 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.87%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.87%) vSphere
6 2 (0.58%) HDFS
7 1 (0.29%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 12 (3.49%) Stealthwatch
2 9 (2.62%) Nessus
3 8 (2.33%) Ansible
4 7 (2.03%) Puppet
5 5 (1.45%) CASB
5 5 (1.45%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (1.16%) SCCM
7 3 (0.87%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.58%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.58%) Nmap
8 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.58%) QRadar
8 2 (0.58%) WSUS
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.29%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.29%) Scalr
9 1 (0.29%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 39 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.56%) CheckPoint
2 26 (7.56%) Cisco
3 20 (5.81%) VMware
4 16 (4.65%) Palo Alto
5 14 (4.07%) McAfee
6 13 (3.78%) Splunk
6 13 (3.78%) Symantec
7 12 (3.49%) Google
7 12 (3.49%) Juniper
8 11 (3.20%) Qualys
9 9 (2.62%) HP
10 6 (1.74%) Darktrace
11 5 (1.45%) AlienVault
11 5 (1.45%) IBM
12 4 (1.16%) ArcSight
12 4 (1.16%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.16%) Mitel
12 4 (1.16%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.16%) SonicWALL