Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 391 443 337
Rank change year-on-year +52 -106 -10
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 312 351 649
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.57% 0.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.49% 4.35% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 220 284 544
Median annual salary £67,500 £68,429 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.36% +9.49% +4.17%
10th Percentile £46,250 £44,300 £41,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £99,625 £86,250
England median annual salary £56,000 £58,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.45% +0.87% +4.55%

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 5,684 8,065 9,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.66% 13.11% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4,339 6,008 7,416
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 +52 52 £82,500 +13.79% 5
South London +30 23 £60,000 +67.83%
West London -14 8 £80,000 +21.21% 1
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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.

1 172 (55.13%) Information Security
2 146 (46.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 123 (39.42%) Finance
4 115 (36.86%) GDPR
5 88 (28.21%) Firewall
6 84 (26.92%) CISSP
6 84 (26.92%) SIEM
7 80 (25.64%) Cybersecurity
8 73 (23.40%) NIST
9 71 (22.76%) Risk Management
10 70 (22.44%) Penetration Testing
11 64 (20.51%) AWS
12 59 (18.91%) Windows
13 52 (16.67%) Linux
14 48 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
15 47 (15.06%) Banking
16 45 (14.42%) ITIL
16 45 (14.42%) Azure
17 44 (14.10%) Cisco Certification
17 44 (14.10%) CISM
18 43 (13.78%) Management Information System
19 42 (13.46%) Data Protection
20 40 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
21 38 (12.18%) Security Architecture
22 37 (11.86%) DevOps
22 37 (11.86%) Data Protection Act
23 34 (10.90%) Mentoring
23 34 (10.90%) Data Security
23 34 (10.90%) Threat Intelligence
24 33 (10.58%) Risk Assessment

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 12 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.32%) Apache
2 1 (0.32%) CMS
2 1 (0.32%) Confluence
2 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 64 (20.51%) AWS
2 45 (14.42%) Azure
3 24 (7.69%) Office 365
4 14 (4.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (4.49%) GCP
5 13 (4.17%) SaaS
6 8 (2.56%) Akamai
6 8 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.92%) G Suite
8 5 (1.60%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (1.60%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.28%) Heroku
10 3 (0.96%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 3 (0.96%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.96%) IaaS
10 3 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.64%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (28.21%) Firewall
2 28 (8.97%) TCP/IP
3 21 (6.73%) Network Security
4 18 (5.77%) DNS
5 15 (4.81%) DHCP
6 14 (4.49%) FTP
7 10 (3.21%) VPN
8 9 (2.88%) SAN
9 8 (2.56%) Internet
9 8 (2.56%) SMS
10 7 (2.24%) LAN
10 7 (2.24%) Wireless
11 6 (1.92%) WAN
12 5 (1.60%) HTTP
13 4 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (1.28%) NAS
14 3 (0.96%) IPsec
14 3 (0.96%) SSL
15 2 (0.64%) HTTPS
15 2 (0.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.17%) MySQL
2 7 (2.24%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.28%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.64%) Big Data
5 2 (0.64%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.32%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.56%) JIRA
3 5 (1.60%) Artifactory
3 5 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (1.60%) Gatling
3 5 (1.60%) Gradle
3 5 (1.60%) JUnit
3 5 (1.60%) Maven
4 2 (0.64%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.64%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.32%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
General
1 123 (39.42%) Finance
2 47 (15.06%) Banking
3 26 (8.33%) Law
4 19 (6.09%) Retail
5 16 (5.13%) Legal
6 7 (2.24%) Billing
7 6 (1.92%) Advertising
8 5 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (16.03%) Analyst
2 46 (14.74%) Security Officer
3 41 (13.14%) Security Analyst
4 40 (12.82%) Information Security Officer
5 39 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 36 (11.54%) Information Officer
7 34 (10.90%) Consultant
8 32 (10.26%) Security Consultant
9 25 (8.01%) Architect
10 24 (7.69%) Information Analyst
10 24 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
11 21 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (6.09%) Security Manager
13 17 (5.45%) Developer
14 16 (5.13%) Information Manager
14 16 (5.13%) Information Security Manager
14 16 (5.13%) Security Architect
15 15 (4.81%) Information Security Consultant
16 14 (4.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 14 (4.49%) Cybersecurity Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.53%) Web Services
2 8 (2.56%) HTML
3 7 (2.24%) JSON
4 6 (1.92%) OAuth
4 6 (1.92%) Spring
5 5 (1.60%) Dropwizard
5 5 (1.60%) Hibernate
5 5 (1.60%) iOS SDK
5 5 (1.60%) REST
6 4 (1.28%) Django
7 3 (0.96%) Flask
7 3 (0.96%) RESTful
8 2 (0.64%) Node.js
8 2 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.32%) Celery
9 1 (0.32%) HTML5
9 1 (0.32%) jQuery
9 1 (0.32%) LAMP
9 1 (0.32%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.32%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.78%) Management Information System
2 37 (11.86%) Data Protection Act
3 26 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
4 16 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.24%) Cloud Native
6 7 (2.24%) User Experience
7 6 (1.92%) BYOD
7 6 (1.92%) PKI
8 5 (1.60%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.60%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.96%) CESG
10 2 (0.64%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.64%) EPoS
10 2 (0.64%) Handset
11 1 (0.32%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 59 (18.91%) Windows
2 52 (16.67%) Linux
3 32 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.88%) Unix
5 8 (2.56%) Solaris
6 6 (1.92%) Android
7 5 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.64%) CentOS
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (55.13%) Information Security
2 84 (26.92%) SIEM
3 80 (25.64%) Cybersecurity
4 71 (22.76%) Risk Management
5 70 (22.44%) Penetration Testing
6 48 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 45 (14.42%) ITIL
8 42 (13.46%) Data Protection
9 40 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (12.18%) Security Architecture
11 37 (11.86%) DevOps
12 34 (10.90%) Data Security
12 34 (10.90%) Mentoring
12 34 (10.90%) Threat Intelligence
13 33 (10.58%) Risk Assessment
14 32 (10.26%) Coaching
14 32 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (9.29%) Project Management
16 27 (8.65%) SDLC
16 27 (8.65%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.45%) Python
2 14 (4.49%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.17%) SQL
4 12 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.56%) PHP
6 6 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.92%) Java
7 5 (1.60%) Java 8
7 5 (1.60%) Kotlin
7 5 (1.60%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.64%) C
8 2 (0.64%) VBScript
9 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (26.92%) CISSP
2 44 (14.10%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (14.10%) CISM
3 32 (10.26%) Degree
4 24 (7.69%) CISA
5 17 (5.45%) CRISC
6 12 (3.85%) AWS Certification
7 11 (3.53%) IISP
8 8 (2.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (2.56%) CEH
8 8 (2.56%) CISMP
9 7 (2.24%) CCSP
9 7 (2.24%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.24%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.92%) PCI QSA
11 5 (1.60%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (1.60%) SANS
12 4 (1.28%) CESG Certified Professional
13 3 (0.96%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (46.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 115 (36.86%) GDPR
3 73 (23.40%) NIST
4 27 (8.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (8.01%) COBIT
6 18 (5.77%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (4.81%) QA
7 15 (4.81%) SLA
8 8 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (1.92%) HIPAA
9 6 (1.92%) PSD2
10 5 (1.60%) NCSC
11 4 (1.28%) BS7799
12 3 (0.96%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.96%) ISO 31000
12 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.64%) GLBA
13 2 (0.64%) ITGC
14 1 (0.32%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.32%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 21 (6.73%) Active Directory
1 21 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.77%) Docker
3 5 (1.60%) Firmware
4 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (6.41%) Terraform
2 13 (4.17%) SCCM
3 12 (3.85%) Ansible
4 11 (3.53%) Puppet
5 8 (2.56%) RSA enVision
6 7 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.28%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.96%) CASB
9 2 (0.64%) Nessus
10 1 (0.32%) EnCase
10 1 (0.32%) FTK
10 1 (0.32%) Nmap
10 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (8.01%) VMware
2 21 (6.73%) Splunk
3 20 (6.41%) Microsoft
4 19 (6.09%) ArcSight
5 15 (4.81%) WorldPay
6 14 (4.49%) FIS
7 13 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 11 (3.53%) Google
8 11 (3.53%) Sophos
8 11 (3.53%) Zscaler
9 8 (2.56%) Apple
9 8 (2.56%) Citrix
10 6 (1.92%) AlienVault
10 6 (1.92%) Cisco
10 6 (1.92%) Forcepoint
10 6 (1.92%) McAfee
10 6 (1.92%) Qualys
10 6 (1.92%) Trustwave
11 5 (1.60%) Intel
12 3 (0.96%) OneTrust