Period
to

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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 596 419 416
Rank change year-on-year -177 -3 +38
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 287 194 227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.56% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.48% 4.43% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 147 128 151
10th Percentile £49,950 £50,875 £46,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £78,125 £82,500
90th Percentile £94,250 £105,750 £92,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - -4.17%

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 11,552 4,375 4,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.43% 12.72% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,232 3,104 3,684
10th Percentile £39,775 £40,000 £38,000
25th Percentile £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - - +10.00%

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 23 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -31 22 £81,250 +25.00% 5
West London -62 13 £73,750 +13.46% 1
East London -57 3 £72,000 +20.00%
South London -48 1 £65,000 -7.14% 1
North London - 1 £32,500 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 138 (48.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 115 (40.07%) GDPR
3 111 (38.68%) Information Security
3 111 (38.68%) Cybersecurity
4 97 (33.80%) AWS
5 94 (32.75%) Finance
6 81 (28.22%) NIST
7 76 (26.48%) Penetration Testing
8 71 (24.74%) Agile
9 70 (24.39%) CISSP
9 70 (24.39%) Azure
10 62 (21.60%) SIEM
11 60 (20.91%) Firewall
12 59 (20.56%) Data Protection
12 59 (20.56%) CI/CD
13 56 (19.51%) Social Skills
13 56 (19.51%) Python
14 55 (19.16%) Risk Management
15 53 (18.47%) Java
15 53 (18.47%) Microsoft
15 53 (18.47%) Fintech
16 51 (17.77%) Cyber Essentials
17 50 (17.42%) Linux
18 47 (16.38%) Serverless
19 46 (16.03%) Terraform
20 45 (15.68%) Threat Modelling
21 44 (15.33%) CISM
22 43 (14.98%) Mentoring
23 39 (13.59%) Disaster Recovery
23 39 (13.59%) Problem-Solving

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 19 (6.62%) CMS
2 15 (5.23%) Apache Airflow
3 13 (4.53%) ColdFusion
3 13 (4.53%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (3.14%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.74%) MTS
6 4 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.05%) Apache Pulsar
7 3 (1.05%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.70%) Apache
8 2 (0.70%) IIS
9 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
9 1 (0.35%) GemFire
9 1 (0.35%) Luigi
9 1 (0.35%) nginx
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.09%) Magento
1 6 (2.09%) Odoo
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 97 (33.80%) AWS
2 70 (24.39%) Azure
3 47 (16.38%) Serverless
4 38 (13.24%) Microsoft 365
5 21 (7.32%) Amazon S3
6 19 (6.62%) GitHub
6 19 (6.62%) SaaS
7 17 (5.92%) GCP
8 16 (5.57%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (5.23%) Mimecast
9 15 (5.23%) Snowflake
10 14 (4.88%) Amazon Kinesis
10 14 (4.88%) dbt
11 13 (4.53%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (4.53%) PaaS
12 9 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (3.14%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (2.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (2.79%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (2.79%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 60 (20.91%) Firewall
2 19 (6.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 18 (6.27%) WAN
4 14 (4.88%) SSL
5 13 (4.53%) Internet
5 13 (4.53%) Network Security
6 6 (2.09%) DNS
6 6 (2.09%) NFC
6 6 (2.09%) Wireless
7 5 (1.74%) DHCP
7 5 (1.74%) VoIP
8 4 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.39%) LAN
8 4 (1.39%) SAN
8 4 (1.39%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (1.05%) VPN
10 2 (0.70%) BGP
10 2 (0.70%) OSPF
10 2 (0.70%) SNMP
10 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.57%) NoSQL
2 14 (4.88%) Big Data
3 13 (4.53%) RDBMS
3 13 (4.53%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.48%) Looker
5 9 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (2.79%) Data Lake
6 8 (2.79%) Dremio
7 4 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.39%) Flink
8 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.05%) MySQL
8 3 (1.05%) PolyBase
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.35%) Data Vault
Development Applications
1 33 (11.50%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.92%) JUnit
3 16 (5.57%) Burp Suite
4 15 (5.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (5.23%) Bitbucket
4 15 (5.23%) Gradle
5 13 (4.53%) GitLab
5 13 (4.53%) Subversion
6 9 (3.14%) Artifactory
7 6 (2.09%) CMake
8 3 (1.05%) Gatling
8 3 (1.05%) JIRA
8 3 (1.05%) Maven
9 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.35%) Ant
10 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 94 (32.75%) Finance
2 56 (19.51%) Social Skills
3 25 (8.71%) Legal
4 24 (8.36%) Banking
5 22 (7.67%) Retail
6 20 (6.97%) Law
7 16 (5.57%) Telecoms
8 15 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (4.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 13 (4.53%) Organisational Skills
11 8 (2.79%) Manufacturing
11 8 (2.79%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (1.74%) Marketing
14 4 (1.39%) Documentation Skills
14 4 (1.39%) Local Government
15 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.70%) French Language
16 2 (0.70%) German Language
16 2 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (13.94%) Security Manager
2 36 (12.54%) Security Engineer
3 32 (11.15%) Analyst
4 29 (10.10%) Consultant
5 24 (8.36%) Security Analyst
6 22 (7.67%) Security Consultant
6 22 (7.67%) Software Engineer
7 19 (6.62%) Java Engineer
7 19 (6.62%) Java Software Engineer
8 18 (6.27%) Architect
9 16 (5.57%) Risk Manager
9 16 (5.57%) Senior Consultant
10 15 (5.23%) Data Engineer
10 15 (5.23%) Security Architect
11 14 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
11 14 (4.88%) Security Officer
12 13 (4.53%) Information Officer
12 13 (4.53%) Information Security Officer
13 12 (4.18%) Senior Data Engineer
13 12 (4.18%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.36%) Kafka
2 23 (8.01%) .NET
3 18 (6.27%) RabbitMQ
3 18 (6.27%) Spring
4 17 (5.92%) Hibernate
5 15 (5.23%) OAuth
5 15 (5.23%) OpenID
6 14 (4.88%) J2EE
6 14 (4.88%) Spring Boot
6 14 (4.88%) Spring MVC
7 13 (4.53%) Node.js
7 13 (4.53%) Web Services
8 12 (4.18%) GraphQL
8 12 (4.18%) Mason
8 12 (4.18%) React
8 12 (4.18%) Yocto
9 9 (3.14%) iOS SDK
10 7 (2.44%) SAML
11 6 (2.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 5 (1.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.89%) Management Information System
2 27 (9.41%) Cloud Native
3 18 (6.27%) Data Centre
4 16 (5.57%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 13 (4.53%) IoT
7 11 (3.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (3.14%) Cyberattack
8 9 (3.14%) User Experience
9 7 (2.44%) Blockchain
9 7 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.44%) Virtual Team
10 6 (2.09%) Contactless
10 6 (2.09%) EMV
11 5 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.39%) Digital Wallet
12 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
13 3 (1.05%) Public Cloud
13 3 (1.05%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.42%) Linux
2 28 (9.76%) Windows
3 16 (5.57%) Kali Linux
4 14 (4.88%) Unix
5 13 (4.53%) Windows Server
6 9 (3.14%) Android
6 9 (3.14%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.09%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (2.09%) Mac OS
7 6 (2.09%) OpenWrt
8 4 (1.39%) CentOS
8 4 (1.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (38.68%) Cybersecurity
1 111 (38.68%) Information Security
2 76 (26.48%) Penetration Testing
3 71 (24.74%) Agile
4 62 (21.60%) SIEM
5 59 (20.56%) CI/CD
5 59 (20.56%) Data Protection
6 55 (19.16%) Risk Management
7 53 (18.47%) Fintech
8 45 (15.68%) Threat Modelling
9 43 (14.98%) Mentoring
10 39 (13.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 39 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
11 38 (13.24%) Data Loss Prevention
12 36 (12.54%) OWASP
13 35 (12.20%) Business Continuity
13 35 (12.20%) Software Engineering
14 34 (11.85%) Data Security
14 34 (11.85%) ITIL
14 34 (11.85%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 56 (19.51%) Python
2 53 (18.47%) Java
3 36 (12.54%) C#
4 32 (11.15%) SQL
5 22 (7.67%) Scala
6 20 (6.97%) TypeScript
7 18 (6.27%) Go
8 16 (5.57%) C
9 15 (5.23%) Kotlin
10 12 (4.18%) Perl
10 12 (4.18%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.48%) JavaScript
12 6 (2.09%) Bash
12 6 (2.09%) C++
12 6 (2.09%) PHP
13 4 (1.39%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.05%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.05%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 70 (24.39%) CISSP
2 44 (15.33%) CISM
3 32 (11.15%) Degree
4 21 (7.32%) CISA
5 19 (6.62%) PCI QSA
6 17 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (4.53%) CEH
8 12 (4.18%) AWS Certification
8 12 (4.18%) CompTIA Security+
8 12 (4.18%) GCIA
8 12 (4.18%) GCIH
9 9 (3.14%) SANS
10 8 (2.79%) OSCP
11 5 (1.74%) CRISC
11 5 (1.74%) SSCP
12 4 (1.39%) CCNP
12 4 (1.39%) GIAC
12 4 (1.39%) OSCE
12 4 (1.39%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (48.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 115 (40.07%) GDPR
3 81 (28.22%) NIST
4 51 (17.77%) Cyber Essentials
5 20 (6.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 20 (6.97%) GRC
6 15 (5.23%) QA
7 13 (4.53%) PA-DSS
8 12 (4.18%) SOC 2
9 10 (3.48%) Data Quality
10 9 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 8 (2.79%) HIPAA
11 8 (2.79%) PSD2
12 6 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 14443
13 5 (1.74%) Accessibility
13 5 (1.74%) COBIT
13 5 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (1.05%) COSO
14 3 (1.05%) WCAG
15 2 (0.70%) NCSC
System Software
1 30 (10.45%) Docker
2 18 (6.27%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.05%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.70%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.35%) iptables
8 1 (0.35%) NFS
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (16.03%) Terraform
2 16 (5.57%) Kubernetes
3 15 (5.23%) Puppet
4 13 (4.53%) QRadar
5 10 (3.48%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (2.44%) Kustomize
7 5 (1.74%) SCCM
8 4 (1.39%) CASB
8 4 (1.39%) Suricata
9 3 (1.05%) Nessus
9 3 (1.05%) Oozie
10 2 (0.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.35%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.35%) yum
Vendors
1 53 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.01%) Google
3 15 (5.23%) IBM
4 14 (4.88%) Samsung
4 14 (4.88%) VMware
5 13 (4.53%) Sitecore
6 9 (3.14%) Cisco
7 6 (2.09%) Citrix
8 5 (1.74%) HP
9 4 (1.39%) Facebook
10 3 (1.05%) Darktrace
10 3 (1.05%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (1.05%) Juniper
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle
10 3 (1.05%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.05%) Qualys
10 3 (1.05%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.70%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.70%) jetNEXUS
11 2 (0.70%) Okta