Period
to 21 March 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 21 March 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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 447 337 328
Rank change year-on-year -110 -9 +47
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 343 645 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.93% 0.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.31% 6.97% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 263 523 564
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £86,050 £81,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.88% +3.64% +1.85%

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 7,951 9,248 8,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.97% 13.32% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,923 7,387 7,208
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +2.61% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 21 March 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 21 March 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
West London +9 36 £66,000 -4.00% 8
Central London -27 33 £67,500 +12.50% 12
East London +32 13 £77,500 +5.08% 6
North London +19 5 £62,500 -
South London -21 4 £35,750 -15.88% 4
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 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.

1 161 (46.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 134 (39.07%) Information Security
3 126 (36.73%) GDPR
4 108 (31.49%) Cybersecurity
5 90 (26.24%) CISSP
6 88 (25.66%) Finance
7 83 (24.20%) Retail
8 80 (23.32%) Risk Management
9 78 (22.74%) CISM
10 70 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
11 65 (18.95%) Windows
12 63 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
13 60 (17.49%) Firewall
14 58 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
15 54 (15.74%) Data Protection
16 52 (15.16%) VMware
17 51 (14.87%) Microsoft
18 49 (14.29%) Security Operations
19 47 (13.70%) Penetration Testing
20 46 (13.41%) Active Directory
20 46 (13.41%) ITIL
21 44 (12.83%) CISA
21 44 (12.83%) Security Architecture
22 36 (10.50%) OWASP
22 36 (10.50%) Telecoms
22 36 (10.50%) DevOps
23 35 (10.20%) Cisco
23 35 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
24 34 (9.91%) SIEM
24 34 (9.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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 (3.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.04%) Apache
2 7 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.04%) IIS
3 6 (1.75%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.17%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.87%) Confluence
5 3 (0.87%) nginx
5 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 70 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (9.91%) Office 365
4 22 (6.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (4.66%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (4.08%) IaaS
7 7 (2.04%) Mimecast
8 6 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.75%) Serverless
9 5 (1.46%) PaaS
10 4 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.58%) AWS OpsWorks
11 2 (0.58%) G Suite
11 2 (0.58%) Slack
11 2 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.29%) Akamai
12 1 (0.29%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 60 (17.49%) Firewall
2 31 (9.04%) Network Security
2 31 (9.04%) SAN
3 24 (7.00%) VPN
4 19 (5.54%) WAN
5 17 (4.96%) HTTP
5 17 (4.96%) TCP/IP
5 17 (4.96%) VoIP
6 15 (4.37%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (4.37%) LAN
7 13 (3.79%) DNS
7 13 (3.79%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (3.50%) Internet
8 12 (3.50%) Wireless
9 11 (3.21%) SSL
10 7 (2.04%) BGP
10 7 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (1.75%) IP Telephony
11 6 (1.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.62%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.33%) Big Data
4 7 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.04%) HBase
5 6 (1.75%) Apache Hive
5 6 (1.75%) BigQuery
5 6 (1.75%) Data Lake
5 6 (1.75%) Data Mart
5 6 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.17%) MySQL
6 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.29%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (4.66%) JIRA
2 4 (1.17%) AppScan
2 4 (1.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.17%) Subversion
3 3 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.87%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.58%) JUnit
4 2 (0.58%) Maven
5 1 (0.29%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.29%) Paros
General
1 88 (25.66%) Finance
2 83 (24.20%) Retail
3 36 (10.50%) Telecoms
4 23 (6.71%) Banking
5 18 (5.25%) Legal
6 16 (4.66%) Marketing
7 7 (2.04%) Law
8 5 (1.46%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.17%) Local Government
10 3 (0.87%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.29%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 53 (15.45%) Architect
2 41 (11.95%) Analyst
3 40 (11.66%) Security Manager
4 32 (9.33%) Security Engineer
5 28 (8.16%) Security Analyst
6 27 (7.87%) Consultant
7 24 (7.00%) Security Consultant
8 23 (6.71%) Security Architect
9 20 (5.83%) Information Analyst
9 20 (5.83%) Information Security Analyst
10 19 (5.54%) Security Specialist
11 18 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (4.96%) Head of Security
12 17 (4.96%) Information Manager
12 17 (4.96%) Information Security Manager
13 16 (4.66%) IT Manager
13 16 (4.66%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (3.79%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 13 (3.79%) Enterprise Architect
14 13 (3.79%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.37%) Web Services
2 7 (2.04%) LDAP
3 6 (1.75%) Kafka
3 6 (1.75%) Node.js
4 4 (1.17%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.17%) Spring
4 4 (1.17%) Spring MVC
5 2 (0.58%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Camel
5 2 (0.58%) J2EE
5 2 (0.58%) JPA
5 2 (0.58%) JSP
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.58%) RESTful
5 2 (0.58%) SAML
5 2 (0.58%) Spring Boot
5 2 (0.58%) Spring Security
5 2 (0.58%) Struts
5 2 (0.58%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.04%) Management Information System
2 29 (8.45%) Data Centre
3 22 (6.41%) Fintech
4 16 (4.66%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (4.37%) User Experience
6 14 (4.08%) Cyberthreat
7 13 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.79%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.92%) PKI
10 8 (2.33%) Clustering
10 8 (2.33%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.46%) CLARiiON
12 5 (1.46%) Online Banking
13 4 (1.17%) BYOD
13 4 (1.17%) EPoS
13 4 (1.17%) Fat Client
13 4 (1.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (18.95%) Windows
2 32 (9.33%) Linux
2 32 (9.33%) Windows Server
3 17 (4.96%) Android
4 16 (4.66%) Apple iOS
5 14 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.50%) Unix
7 9 (2.62%) Mac OS
8 8 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.17%) AIX
9 4 (1.17%) Debian
9 4 (1.17%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.17%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.87%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.58%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.58%) Solaris
11 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (39.07%) Information Security
2 108 (31.49%) Cybersecurity
3 80 (23.32%) Risk Management
4 58 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (15.74%) Data Protection
6 49 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 47 (13.70%) Penetration Testing
8 46 (13.41%) ITIL
9 44 (12.83%) Security Architecture
10 36 (10.50%) DevOps
10 36 (10.50%) OWASP
11 34 (9.91%) SIEM
12 32 (9.33%) IT Strategy
13 27 (7.87%) Project Management
14 25 (7.29%) ISMS
14 25 (7.29%) Microservices
15 24 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 24 (7.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 23 (6.71%) Data Security
17 21 (6.12%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (9.04%) Java
2 24 (7.00%) Python
3 23 (6.71%) SQL
4 14 (4.08%) Perl
5 10 (2.92%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.92%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.17%) Ruby
7 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.87%) Scala
8 2 (0.58%) Apple Swift
8 2 (0.58%) Clojure
8 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.29%) C#
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (26.24%) CISSP
2 78 (22.74%) CISM
3 44 (12.83%) CISA
4 30 (8.75%) CRISC
4 30 (8.75%) Degree
5 20 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (4.66%) Security Cleared
7 15 (4.37%) SC Cleared
8 12 (3.50%) CEH
8 12 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (3.21%) DV Cleared
9 11 (3.21%) SANS
10 10 (2.92%) CISMP
10 10 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 6 (1.75%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.75%) CCNA
12 6 (1.75%) ISACA
12 6 (1.75%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (46.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 126 (36.73%) GDPR
3 34 (9.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (8.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (5.25%) COBIT
6 12 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 12 (3.50%) PA-DSS
6 12 (3.50%) SAS 70
7 8 (2.33%) SLA
8 6 (1.75%) QA
9 5 (1.46%) SEPA
10 3 (0.87%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.87%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.58%) FIPS 140-2
11 2 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.29%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.29%) PSD2
System Software
1 46 (13.41%) Active Directory
2 35 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.21%) Snort
4 8 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.04%) Docker
6 6 (1.75%) HDFS
7 4 (1.17%) NFS
7 4 (1.17%) XenApp
8 3 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.29%) vSphere
10 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (3.79%) Nessus
2 7 (2.04%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.75%) SCCM
4 5 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (1.17%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.17%) HP Fortify
5 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.17%) Terraform
5 4 (1.17%) WebInspect
6 3 (0.87%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 3 (0.87%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (0.87%) Nmap
7 2 (0.58%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.58%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.58%) SELinux
7 2 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (15.16%) VMware
2 51 (14.87%) Microsoft
3 35 (10.20%) Cisco
4 22 (6.41%) Google
5 20 (5.83%) WorldPay
6 19 (5.54%) Palo Alto
7 15 (4.37%) Qualys
8 14 (4.08%) Citrix
8 14 (4.08%) Dell
9 13 (3.79%) Adobe
9 13 (3.79%) Sitecore
10 12 (3.50%) Sophos
11 11 (3.21%) EMC
11 11 (3.21%) HP
11 11 (3.21%) Rapid7
12 10 (2.92%) F5
12 10 (2.92%) Juniper
12 10 (2.92%) McAfee
12 10 (2.92%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.33%) IBM