Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 412 341 322
Rank change year-on-year -71 -19 +62
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 463 698 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.94% 1.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.42% 7.00% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 385 594 678
London median annual salary £70,000 £62,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -0.80% +13.64%
10th Percentile £47,250 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 8,543 9,965 10,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.59% 13.41% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6,695 7,071 8,328
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,000 £32,500
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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -58 43 £60,000 -7.69% 11
West London -10 36 £70,000 +27.27% 6
South London -16 14 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East London -12 10 £77,500 +29.17% 3
North London +7 6 £70,000 +14.29%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 222 (47.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 209 (45.14%) Information Security
3 178 (38.44%) CISSP
4 151 (32.61%) GDPR
5 136 (29.37%) CISM
6 130 (28.08%) Finance
7 119 (25.70%) Cybersecurity
8 97 (20.95%) Data Protection
9 95 (20.52%) SIEM
10 88 (19.01%) Risk Management
11 82 (17.71%) CISA
12 78 (16.85%) Firewall
13 76 (16.41%) Retail
14 75 (16.20%) Windows
15 74 (15.98%) Security Architecture
16 73 (15.77%) ITIL
17 70 (15.12%) Microsoft
18 64 (13.82%) Management Information System
19 61 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
20 57 (12.31%) VMware
21 56 (12.10%) Fintech
22 52 (11.23%) Active Directory
22 52 (11.23%) Network Security
23 50 (10.80%) Security Management
23 50 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
24 49 (10.58%) Wireless
24 49 (10.58%) Data Protection Act
24 49 (10.58%) Kalman Filter
24 49 (10.58%) Data Centre
25 48 (10.37%) Amazon AWS

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 11 (2.38%) IIS
2 9 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.73%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.86%) CMS
5 4 (0.86%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.43%) Confluence
7 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.43%) nginx
7 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.22%) Apache
8 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.75%) Office 365
4 12 (2.59%) Serverless
5 10 (2.16%) SaaS
6 8 (1.73%) GitHub
7 7 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.51%) IaaS
8 5 (1.08%) PaaS
9 4 (0.86%) G Suite
10 3 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.65%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.22%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 78 (16.85%) Firewall
2 52 (11.23%) Network Security
3 49 (10.58%) Wireless
4 45 (9.72%) LAN
4 45 (9.72%) WAN
5 33 (7.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 29 (6.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 27 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (5.62%) TCP/IP
9 24 (5.18%) Internet
9 24 (5.18%) IP Telephony
10 18 (3.89%) BGP
10 18 (3.89%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (3.67%) BIG-IP
11 17 (3.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 17 (3.67%) OSPF
12 16 (3.46%) Wireless Security
13 15 (3.24%) SAN
14 11 (2.38%) iSCSI
14 11 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.02%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 8 (1.73%) Hadoop
3 8 (1.73%) InfluxDB
4 6 (1.30%) Redis
5 5 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.08%) Big Data
5 5 (1.08%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (1.08%) MariaDB
5 5 (1.08%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Kudu
7 2 (0.43%) Cloudera CDH
7 2 (0.43%) HBase
7 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.43%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (3.46%) JIRA
2 11 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.73%) Artifactory
3 8 (1.73%) Gerrit
3 8 (1.73%) git-flow
3 8 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (1.73%) SonarQube
4 3 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.43%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.22%) AppScan
6 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.22%) GitLab
6 1 (0.22%) Paros
6 1 (0.22%) Subversion
6 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.22%) TestRail
6 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 130 (28.08%) Finance
2 76 (16.41%) Retail
3 21 (4.54%) Banking
4 17 (3.67%) Legal
5 14 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.59%) Marketing
7 10 (2.16%) Games
7 10 (2.16%) Law
8 6 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.65%) Local Government
11 2 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.43%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.43%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 67 (14.47%) Security Manager
2 60 (12.96%) Consultant
3 53 (11.45%) Analyst
4 52 (11.23%) Security Consultant
5 50 (10.80%) Architect
6 48 (10.37%) Security Architect
7 42 (9.07%) Information Manager
7 42 (9.07%) Information Security Manager
8 35 (7.56%) Security Engineer
9 30 (6.48%) Senior Consultant
10 27 (5.83%) Security Analyst
11 25 (5.40%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 25 (5.40%) Senior Security Consultant
11 25 (5.40%) Senior Security Engineer
12 22 (4.75%) IT Manager
13 21 (4.54%) Security Officer
14 19 (4.10%) IT Security Manager
15 18 (3.89%) Information Security Officer
15 18 (3.89%) Network Engineer
15 18 (3.89%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.67%) LDAP
2 12 (2.59%) Web Services
3 10 (2.16%) .NET
3 10 (2.16%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (1.51%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.30%) RESTful
5 6 (1.30%) SAML
6 5 (1.08%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (1.08%) HTML
6 5 (1.08%) HTML5
6 5 (1.08%) Node.js
6 5 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (1.08%) REST
7 4 (0.86%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.86%) MSMQ
7 4 (0.86%) React
8 3 (0.65%) OAuth
8 3 (0.65%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.82%) Management Information System
2 61 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (12.10%) Fintech
4 49 (10.58%) Data Centre
4 49 (10.58%) Data Protection Act
5 21 (4.54%) PKI
6 18 (3.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 18 (3.89%) Public Cloud
7 15 (3.24%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.94%) Internet of Things
10 8 (1.73%) EPoS
11 7 (1.51%) Cybercrime
11 7 (1.51%) Replication
12 6 (1.30%) Cyberattack
13 5 (1.08%) CESG
13 5 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.08%) User Experience
14 4 (0.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 75 (16.20%) Windows
2 46 (9.94%) Linux
3 25 (5.40%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.94%) Android
4 9 (1.94%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.73%) Unix
5 8 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.51%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.65%) CentOS
8 3 (0.65%) Debian
8 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.43%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.43%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (45.14%) Information Security
2 119 (25.70%) Cybersecurity
3 97 (20.95%) Data Protection
4 95 (20.52%) SIEM
5 88 (19.01%) Risk Management
6 74 (15.98%) Security Architecture
7 73 (15.77%) ITIL
8 50 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (10.80%) Security Management
9 49 (10.58%) Kalman Filter
10 46 (9.94%) Vulnerability Management
11 41 (8.86%) Web Filtering
12 39 (8.42%) Project Management
13 38 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (7.56%) ISMS
14 35 (7.56%) Penetration Testing
14 35 (7.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 34 (7.34%) SABSA
16 33 (7.13%) Identity Access Management
17 31 (6.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 41 (8.86%) Python
2 31 (6.70%) Bash Shell
3 25 (5.40%) Java
3 25 (5.40%) PowerShell
4 20 (4.32%) Perl
5 16 (3.46%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.46%) Ruby
6 15 (3.24%) SQL
7 8 (1.73%) C#
8 5 (1.08%) PHP
8 5 (1.08%) Scala
9 4 (0.86%) C
9 4 (0.86%) Go
9 4 (0.86%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.86%) VB
9 4 (0.86%) VBScript
10 2 (0.43%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.43%) C++
11 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 178 (38.44%) CISSP
2 136 (29.37%) CISM
3 82 (17.71%) CISA
4 47 (10.15%) Degree
5 38 (8.21%) CRISC
6 24 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (4.97%) SANS
8 22 (4.75%) PCI QSA
9 18 (3.89%) CCNA
9 18 (3.89%) Security Cleared
10 14 (3.02%) CCNP
10 14 (3.02%) GIAC
11 12 (2.59%) SC Cleared
12 11 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
13 9 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (1.94%) CREST Certified
13 9 (1.94%) GSLC
14 8 (1.73%) MBA
15 7 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (47.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 151 (32.61%) GDPR
3 36 (7.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 30 (6.48%) COBIT
5 28 (6.05%) Cyber Essentials
6 18 (3.89%) SLA
7 17 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (2.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 11 (2.38%) NIST 800
8 11 (2.38%) QA
9 8 (1.73%) ISAE 3402
9 8 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (1.30%) COSO
10 6 (1.30%) SSAE 16
11 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 4 (0.86%) FIPS 140-2
12 4 (0.86%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.43%) Basel III
13 2 (0.43%) PSD2
System Software
1 52 (11.23%) Active Directory
2 43 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.67%) Docker
4 15 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.51%) vSphere
6 4 (0.86%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.86%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.65%) XenApp
8 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.22%) iptables
9 1 (0.22%) KVM
9 1 (0.22%) QEMU
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.22%) Xen
9 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (2.81%) Ansible
2 12 (2.59%) Single Sign-On
3 10 (2.16%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.94%) ZABBIX
5 8 (1.73%) Capistrano
5 8 (1.73%) Grafana
5 8 (1.73%) logstash
5 8 (1.73%) Nagios
6 5 (1.08%) Nessus
6 5 (1.08%) SCOM
7 3 (0.65%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.43%) Nmap
8 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.43%) Oozie
8 2 (0.43%) Puppet
8 2 (0.43%) RSA Security Analytics
8 2 (0.43%) SCCM
9 1 (0.22%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 70 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 57 (12.31%) VMware
3 46 (9.94%) Cisco
4 26 (5.62%) CheckPoint
4 26 (5.62%) Splunk
5 25 (5.40%) SolarWinds
6 19 (4.10%) F5
7 16 (3.46%) Dell
8 15 (3.24%) HP
8 15 (3.24%) WorldPay
9 11 (2.38%) EMC
9 11 (2.38%) LogRhythm
10 10 (2.16%) ArcSight
10 10 (2.16%) Citrix
10 10 (2.16%) Google
10 10 (2.16%) Palo Alto
10 10 (2.16%) Zscaler
11 8 (1.73%) Juniper
11 8 (1.73%) New Relic
12 7 (1.51%) CommVault