Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 451 393 437
Rank change year-on-year -58 +44 -74
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 245 160 360
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.56% 0.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.79% 4.61% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 165 114 296
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £41,875
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £68,750
Median % change year-on-year - -5.45% +1.85%
75th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £88,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £90,000 £95,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -

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 6,464 3,471 7,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.26% 12.19% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,035 2,694 5,925
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,575 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £82,750 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £98,450 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,700 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.42% +7.40% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -2 36 £63,750 -20.31% 7
West London -26 9 £65,000 -18.75% 9
East London +7 4 £60,000 - 3
South London -12 2 £70,000 +40.00% 2
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 179 (73.06%) Information Security
2 149 (60.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 105 (42.86%) GDPR
4 93 (37.96%) Cybersecurity
5 80 (32.65%) Risk Management
6 79 (32.24%) Finance
7 75 (30.61%) Azure
8 65 (26.53%) AWS
9 60 (24.49%) CISSP
10 56 (22.86%) ITIL
11 55 (22.45%) Firewall
12 53 (21.63%) Security Operations
13 52 (21.22%) Social Skills
14 51 (20.82%) CISM
15 50 (20.41%) Microsoft
16 46 (18.78%) Linux
16 46 (18.78%) Penetration Testing
17 44 (17.96%) DevOps
18 41 (16.73%) Management Information System
18 41 (16.73%) Data Protection
19 38 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
19 38 (15.51%) Data Privacy
20 37 (15.10%) SaaS
20 37 (15.10%) COBIT
20 37 (15.10%) NIST
21 35 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
22 34 (13.88%) Cisco
23 33 (13.47%) Cyberthreat
23 33 (13.47%) Vulnerability Management
24 32 (13.06%) SIEM

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 10 (4.08%) MTS
2 7 (2.86%) IIS
3 4 (1.63%) Apache
4 3 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.22%) nginx
4 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.41%) CICS
5 1 (0.41%) Confluence
5 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (7.76%) MS Visio
3 18 (7.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.04%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) Cloudability
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 75 (30.61%) Azure
2 65 (26.53%) AWS
3 37 (15.10%) SaaS
4 23 (9.39%) GCP
5 14 (5.71%) Azure Sentinel
6 13 (5.31%) Microsoft 365
7 12 (4.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (4.90%) PaaS
8 11 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (4.08%) GitHub
10 5 (2.04%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (2.04%) Amazon S3
10 5 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (2.04%) OpenShift
10 5 (2.04%) Serverless
10 5 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.63%) AWS Fargate
11 4 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.63%) Pulumi
12 3 (1.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (22.45%) Firewall
2 22 (8.98%) Network Security
3 16 (6.53%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (6.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 15 (6.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (4.49%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (3.27%) DHCP
6 8 (3.27%) DNS
7 5 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (2.04%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.22%) HTTP
9 3 (1.22%) WAN
9 3 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.82%) Internet
10 2 (0.82%) VLAN
10 2 (0.82%) Wireless
10 2 (0.82%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.41%) LAN
11 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.04%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.04%) MySQL
3 4 (1.63%) Redis
4 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.82%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.82%) OLAP
5 2 (0.82%) OLTP
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.41%) DataStage
6 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.49%) Jenkins
1 11 (4.49%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.63%) gulp
2 4 (1.63%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.22%) Travis CI
4 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.41%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 79 (32.24%) Finance
2 52 (21.22%) Social Skills
3 22 (8.98%) Legal
4 16 (6.53%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.08%) Banking
5 10 (4.08%) Retail
6 7 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.45%) Law
7 6 (2.45%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (2.04%) Influencing Skills
8 5 (2.04%) Marketing
9 4 (1.63%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (1.63%) Public Sector
9 4 (1.63%) Public Speaking
10 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.82%) Games
12 1 (0.41%) Billing
12 1 (0.41%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.41%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 52 (21.22%) Consultant
2 45 (18.37%) Security Consultant
3 38 (15.51%) Security Specialist
4 26 (10.61%) Information Security Specialist
4 26 (10.61%) Information Specialist
5 24 (9.80%) Information Security Consultant
6 23 (9.39%) Analyst
7 17 (6.94%) Head of Information
7 17 (6.94%) Head of Information Security
7 17 (6.94%) Head of Security
8 16 (6.53%) Security Analyst
8 16 (6.53%) Senior Consultant
9 13 (5.31%) Information Analyst
9 13 (5.31%) Information Security Analyst
9 13 (5.31%) Senior Security Consultant
10 12 (4.90%) Security Engineer
11 11 (4.49%) Cloud Consultant
11 11 (4.49%) Cybersecurity Specialist
11 11 (4.49%) Risk Consultant
12 9 (3.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.43%) Middleware
2 13 (5.31%) .NET
3 11 (4.49%) ASP.NET
3 11 (4.49%) Web Services
4 9 (3.67%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (2.45%) COM
5 6 (2.45%) CSS
5 6 (2.45%) HTML
6 4 (1.63%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (1.63%) jQuery
6 4 (1.63%) Node.js
6 4 (1.63%) YAML
7 2 (0.82%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.41%) REST
8 1 (0.41%) SOAP
8 1 (0.41%) WCF
8 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.73%) Management Information System
2 33 (13.47%) Cyberthreat
3 24 (9.80%) Public Cloud
4 23 (9.39%) Data Centre
5 18 (7.35%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (3.67%) Tandem
7 8 (3.27%) Cyberattack
7 8 (3.27%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (2.45%) Replication
9 6 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (2.04%) IVR
11 4 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.82%) User Experience
13 1 (0.41%) Clustering
13 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 46 (18.78%) Linux
2 22 (8.98%) Windows
3 17 (6.94%) Unix
4 12 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.63%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.63%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.22%) AIX
6 3 (1.22%) CentOS
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.41%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.41%) VMS
8 1 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (73.06%) Information Security
2 93 (37.96%) Cybersecurity
3 80 (32.65%) Risk Management
4 56 (22.86%) ITIL
5 53 (21.63%) Security Operations
6 46 (18.78%) Penetration Testing
7 44 (17.96%) DevOps
8 41 (16.73%) Data Protection
9 38 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (15.51%) Data Privacy
10 33 (13.47%) Vulnerability Management
11 32 (13.06%) SIEM
12 29 (11.84%) Risk Assessment
12 29 (11.84%) Security Management
13 28 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (11.02%) ISMS
14 27 (11.02%) ITSM
14 27 (11.02%) Security Architecture
15 26 (10.61%) Presales
16 24 (9.80%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.71%) SQL
2 11 (4.49%) C#
3 10 (4.08%) Python
4 8 (3.27%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.27%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.45%) C++
5 6 (2.45%) Java
6 4 (1.63%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.22%) C
7 3 (1.22%) Go
8 2 (0.82%) Perl
8 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.41%) COBOL
9 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (24.49%) CISSP
2 51 (20.82%) CISM
3 26 (10.61%) Degree
4 22 (8.98%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (6.53%) CISA
5 16 (6.53%) OSCP
6 13 (5.31%) GIAC
7 12 (4.90%) CEH
8 8 (3.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (3.27%) CCSP
8 8 (3.27%) SSCP
9 7 (2.86%) CRISC
9 7 (2.86%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.45%) PCI QSA
10 6 (2.45%) SANS
11 4 (1.63%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (1.63%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.63%) ISEB
12 3 (1.22%) CCNA
12 3 (1.22%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (60.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 105 (42.86%) GDPR
3 37 (15.10%) COBIT
3 37 (15.10%) NIST
4 35 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 32 (13.06%) GRC
6 15 (6.12%) NCSC
7 14 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (4.08%) NIST 800
8 10 (4.08%) SOC 2
9 8 (3.27%) ISO 22301
10 7 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 7 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (2.86%) ITGC
11 6 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 4 (1.63%) Government Security Classifications
12 4 (1.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (1.63%) JSP 440
12 4 (1.63%) PA-DSS
12 4 (1.63%) RMADS
System Software
1 21 (8.57%) Docker
2 13 (5.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (6.94%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.90%) Ansible
3 10 (4.08%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (3.67%) Grafana
4 9 (3.67%) Terraform
5 5 (2.04%) CASB
5 5 (2.04%) Galera Cluster
5 5 (2.04%) Nagios
5 5 (2.04%) Nessus
6 4 (1.63%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.63%) Puppet
6 4 (1.63%) SCCM
7 3 (1.22%) Consul
7 3 (1.22%) linkerd
7 3 (1.22%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.82%) WSUS
9 1 (0.41%) EnCase
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 34 (13.88%) Cisco
3 27 (11.02%) ServiceNow
4 20 (8.16%) CheckPoint
5 16 (6.53%) Apple
5 16 (6.53%) F5
6 15 (6.12%) Zscaler
7 14 (5.71%) Splunk
8 8 (3.27%) Google
9 7 (2.86%) Palo Alto
10 6 (2.45%) Okta
11 5 (2.04%) Avaya
11 5 (2.04%) Genesys
11 5 (2.04%) Percona
12 4 (1.63%) AlienVault
12 4 (1.63%) McAfee
12 4 (1.63%) OneTrust
12 4 (1.63%) Symantec
13 3 (1.22%) Intel
13 3 (1.22%) Quadient