Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 302 380
Rank change year-on-year -38 +78 +33
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 697 810 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.93% 1.07% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.79% 8.10% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 589 703 574
London median annual salary £61,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.60% +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £41,075
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £84,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +9.38%

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 10265 10001 11363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.66% 13.15% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7419 8258 9228
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -17 79 £65,000 +4.00% 8
West London -17 64 £55,500 -3.48% 4
South London +15 25 £42,500 -22.73% 1
East London 0 9 £60,000 +14.29% 1
North London +14 7 £62,500 -10.71%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 378 (54.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 375 (53.80%) Information Security
3 206 (29.56%) CISSP
4 193 (27.69%) Finance
5 182 (26.11%) Data Protection
6 147 (21.09%) GDPR
7 144 (20.66%) Risk Management
8 135 (19.37%) CISM
9 126 (18.08%) Windows
10 122 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
11 116 (16.64%) ITIL
12 115 (16.50%) Data Protection Act
13 96 (13.77%) CISA
14 92 (13.20%) Degree
15 86 (12.34%) Firewall
16 77 (11.05%) Microsoft
17 74 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
18 73 (10.47%) Retail
18 73 (10.47%) Penetration Testing
19 66 (9.47%) Linux
19 66 (9.47%) Management Information System
20 63 (9.04%) Active Directory
21 62 (8.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
21 62 (8.90%) SIEM
22 60 (8.61%) Network Security
22 60 (8.61%) SQL
23 57 (8.18%) Risk Assessment
24 55 (7.89%) Computer Science
24 55 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
24 55 (7.89%) Fintech

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 20 (2.87%) IIS
2 10 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.15%) Apache
3 8 (1.15%) CMS
3 8 (1.15%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.86%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.72%) CoreMedia CMS
5 5 (0.72%) Jetty
5 5 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (7.46%) SaaS
3 36 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (3.73%) Office 365
5 23 (3.30%) IaaS
6 10 (1.43%) iPaaS
6 10 (1.43%) PaaS
7 9 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.29%) Cloudflare
8 7 (1.00%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.43%) GitHub
11 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.29%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.14%) G Suite
12 1 (0.14%) OpenDNS
12 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 86 (12.34%) Firewall
2 60 (8.61%) Network Security
3 30 (4.30%) TCP/IP
4 28 (4.02%) VPN
5 25 (3.59%) Wireless
6 23 (3.30%) Internet
7 21 (3.01%) LAN
8 20 (2.87%) DNS
9 19 (2.73%) VoIP
10 18 (2.58%) WAN
11 16 (2.30%) SAN
12 14 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (1.87%) DHCP
13 13 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (1.72%) HTTP
15 10 (1.43%) BGP
16 8 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (1.15%) VLAN
17 7 (1.00%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.73%) MySQL
3 15 (2.15%) NoSQL
3 15 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.87%) RDBMS
5 10 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.29%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.15%) Big Data
7 8 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.87%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.72%) Metasploit
5 10 (1.43%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.29%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.15%) JIRA
7 8 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (1.00%) Appium
8 7 (1.00%) Artifactory
8 7 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (1.00%) Gatling
8 7 (1.00%) Gradle
8 7 (1.00%) JUnit
8 7 (1.00%) Maven
8 7 (1.00%) Spock
8 7 (1.00%) TestNG
9 5 (0.72%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.57%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.43%) Phing
General
1 193 (27.69%) Finance
2 73 (10.47%) Retail
3 54 (7.75%) Banking
4 52 (7.46%) Legal
5 33 (4.73%) Telecoms
6 31 (4.45%) Law
7 15 (2.15%) Automotive
8 11 (1.58%) Games
9 9 (1.29%) Marketing
10 8 (1.15%) Advertising
10 8 (1.15%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.86%) Local Government
12 5 (0.72%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.57%) Electronics
13 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.43%) Back Office
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.14%) Front Office
15 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 122 (17.50%) Consultant
2 116 (16.64%) Security Manager
3 96 (13.77%) Security Consultant
4 86 (12.34%) Analyst
5 61 (8.75%) Information Manager
6 60 (8.61%) Information Security Manager
7 56 (8.03%) Developer
8 52 (7.46%) Architect
8 52 (7.46%) IT Manager
9 49 (7.03%) Security Analyst
10 47 (6.74%) Security Officer
11 42 (6.03%) Risk Consultant
12 35 (5.02%) Information Analyst
12 35 (5.02%) Information Security Analyst
12 35 (5.02%) Security Specialist
13 32 (4.59%) Senior Manager
14 31 (4.45%) Information Security Officer
15 30 (4.30%) Information Officer
16 26 (3.73%) Risk Analyst
16 26 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.16%) .NET
2 20 (2.87%) XML
3 14 (2.01%) Spring
4 13 (1.87%) ASP.NET
4 13 (1.87%) Web Services
5 9 (1.29%) RESTful
6 8 (1.15%) SOAP
7 7 (1.00%) Dropwizard
7 7 (1.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (1.00%) jQuery
7 7 (1.00%) LAMP
8 6 (0.86%) CSS
8 6 (0.86%) HTML
8 6 (0.86%) Java EE
9 5 (0.72%) .NET Core
9 5 (0.72%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.72%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (0.72%) OAuth
9 5 (0.72%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 115 (16.50%) Data Protection Act
2 66 (9.47%) Management Information System
3 55 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 55 (7.89%) Fintech
4 27 (3.87%) Data Centre
5 20 (2.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 16 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.15%) Public Cloud
8 13 (1.87%) PKI
9 12 (1.72%) Contactless
10 11 (1.58%) CESG
10 11 (1.58%) Microsoft Licensing
11 10 (1.43%) Clustering
11 10 (1.43%) Cyber Attack
11 10 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.29%) EMV
12 9 (1.29%) User Experience
13 8 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 126 (18.08%) Windows
2 66 (9.47%) Linux
3 48 (6.89%) Windows Server
4 42 (6.03%) Unix
5 15 (2.15%) Android
6 13 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.72%) Debian
7 12 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.58%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.58%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.43%) CentOS
9 10 (1.43%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.15%) Kali Linux
10 8 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.43%) Solaris
12 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (53.80%) Information Security
2 182 (26.11%) Data Protection
3 144 (20.66%) Risk Management
4 122 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
5 116 (16.64%) ITIL
6 74 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (10.47%) Penetration Testing
8 62 (8.90%) SIEM
9 57 (8.18%) Risk Assessment
10 54 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 52 (7.46%) Data Security
12 49 (7.03%) E-Commerce
13 48 (6.89%) Mentoring
13 48 (6.89%) Security Architecture
14 47 (6.74%) ISMS
14 47 (6.74%) SDLC
14 47 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (6.74%) Vulnerability Management
15 45 (6.46%) DevOps
15 45 (6.46%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (8.61%) SQL
2 36 (5.16%) Java
3 31 (4.45%) C#
4 28 (4.02%) Python
5 27 (3.87%) T-SQL
6 20 (2.87%) PHP
6 20 (2.87%) PowerShell
7 19 (2.73%) VB.NET
8 18 (2.58%) Bash Shell
8 18 (2.58%) Perl
9 15 (2.15%) Ruby
10 14 (2.01%) JavaScript
11 11 (1.58%) C
12 7 (1.00%) C-shell
12 7 (1.00%) Korn
13 2 (0.29%) Scala
13 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 206 (29.56%) CISSP
2 135 (19.37%) CISM
3 96 (13.77%) CISA
4 92 (13.20%) Degree
5 42 (6.03%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (5.74%) CEH
7 31 (4.45%) CCNA
8 29 (4.16%) SSCP
9 24 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
10 20 (2.87%) PCI QSA
10 20 (2.87%) SANS
11 18 (2.58%) CCNP
12 17 (2.44%) MCITP
12 17 (2.44%) Security Cleared
13 16 (2.30%) CREST Certified
14 14 (2.01%) MCSE
14 14 (2.01%) SC Cleared
15 13 (1.87%) CISMP
15 13 (1.87%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (54.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 147 (21.09%) GDPR
3 62 (8.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 50 (7.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 48 (6.89%) COBIT
6 33 (4.73%) SEPA
7 25 (3.59%) Cyber Essentials
8 19 (2.73%) SLA
9 16 (2.30%) ISO 9001
10 14 (2.01%) PMO
11 11 (1.58%) HIPAA
12 9 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 9 (1.29%) QA
13 8 (1.15%) ISO 22301
14 6 (0.86%) NIST 800
15 5 (0.72%) Data Quality
15 5 (0.72%) ISO 8583
16 4 (0.57%) BS7799
16 4 (0.57%) ISO 14001
17 3 (0.43%) BS25999
System Software
1 63 (9.04%) Active Directory
2 37 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.87%) Xen
4 11 (1.58%) Docker
5 7 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.86%) XenApp
7 5 (0.72%) pfSense
8 4 (0.57%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.43%) vSphere
10 2 (0.29%) vCloud
10 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.14%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (4.30%) Puppet
2 27 (3.87%) Opsview
3 18 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.44%) Ansible
5 14 (2.01%) Nessus
6 8 (1.15%) WebInspect
7 6 (0.86%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.72%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.57%) Nagios
9 4 (0.57%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.57%) Salt
10 3 (0.43%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.43%) Nmap
11 2 (0.29%) CSIRT
11 2 (0.29%) Icinga
11 2 (0.29%) Kibana
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 77 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.88%) VMware
3 32 (4.59%) Cisco
4 26 (3.73%) Splunk
5 22 (3.16%) Oracle
6 17 (2.44%) Palo Alto
7 16 (2.30%) Juniper
8 15 (2.15%) CheckPoint
9 14 (2.01%) F5
9 14 (2.01%) HP
9 14 (2.01%) SolarWinds
10 10 (1.43%) Citrix
10 10 (1.43%) Radware
10 10 (1.43%) SAP
11 9 (1.29%) CyberArk
11 9 (1.29%) Fortinet
11 9 (1.29%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.00%) Google
12 7 (1.00%) IBM
12 7 (1.00%) McAfee