Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 436 460 333
Rank change year-on-year +24 -127 -16
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 292 340 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.55% 0.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.87% 4.18% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 208 256 552
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £41,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £59,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.73% - -

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 5,993 8,141 9,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.77% 13.07% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,607 6,066 7,279
London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,190 £35,000 £35,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
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 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +47 50 £77,500 +19.23% 16
South London +21 17 £60,000 +90.48% 2
West London -17 7 £59,000 -15.71% 6
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 152 (52.05%) Information Security
2 138 (47.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 101 (34.59%) Finance
4 100 (34.25%) GDPR
5 93 (31.85%) CISSP
6 81 (27.74%) Cybersecurity
7 77 (26.37%) NIST
8 70 (23.97%) SIEM
8 70 (23.97%) Firewall
9 65 (22.26%) Risk Management
10 61 (20.89%) CISM
11 55 (18.84%) AWS
12 53 (18.15%) Penetration Testing
13 50 (17.12%) Vulnerability Management
14 48 (16.44%) Windows
15 44 (15.07%) Azure
16 42 (14.38%) Banking
16 42 (14.38%) Degree
17 40 (13.70%) CISA
18 38 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
19 37 (12.67%) Data Protection
20 36 (12.33%) Security Architecture
21 35 (11.99%) Stakeholder Management
21 35 (11.99%) Linux
21 35 (11.99%) Cisco Certification
22 34 (11.64%) Data Protection Act
23 33 (11.30%) Threat Intelligence
24 32 (10.96%) Mentoring
25 31 (10.62%) DevOps
26 30 (10.27%) Cyber Threat Intelligence

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 14 (4.79%) IIS
2 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 55 (18.84%) AWS
2 44 (15.07%) Azure
3 29 (9.93%) Office 365
4 21 (7.19%) SaaS
5 17 (5.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.74%) Amazon Kinesis
7 8 (2.74%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.74%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (2.40%) GCP
9 6 (2.05%) IaaS
10 5 (1.71%) Akamai
11 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.37%) PaaS
12 3 (1.03%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 3 (1.03%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.68%) G Suite
14 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 70 (23.97%) Firewall
2 19 (6.51%) DNS
2 19 (6.51%) TCP/IP
3 16 (5.48%) LAN
4 15 (5.14%) DHCP
4 15 (5.14%) FTP
5 13 (4.45%) Network Security
6 9 (3.08%) VPN
6 9 (3.08%) WAN
7 8 (2.74%) SAN
8 7 (2.40%) Internet
8 7 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (2.05%) HTTP
10 5 (1.71%) SMS
11 4 (1.37%) OpenVPN
11 4 (1.37%) Wireless
12 3 (1.03%) NAS
13 2 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.68%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.45%) MySQL
2 8 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.03%) Big Data
5 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.34%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 13 (4.45%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.74%) Artifactory
2 8 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (2.74%) Gatling
2 8 (2.74%) Gradle
2 8 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.74%) JUnit
2 8 (2.74%) Maven
3 5 (1.71%) JIRA
4 2 (0.68%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.68%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.34%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.34%) WinDbg
General
1 101 (34.59%) Finance
2 42 (14.38%) Banking
3 29 (9.93%) Law
4 23 (7.88%) Retail
5 12 (4.11%) Legal
6 6 (2.05%) Advertising
7 5 (1.71%) Billing
7 5 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.68%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 42 (14.38%) Analyst
2 36 (12.33%) Consultant
3 35 (11.99%) Security Consultant
4 32 (10.96%) Security Analyst
5 30 (10.27%) Security Manager
6 29 (9.93%) Security Engineer
7 28 (9.59%) Security Officer
8 26 (8.90%) Information Officer
8 26 (8.90%) Information Security Officer
9 23 (7.88%) Information Analyst
9 23 (7.88%) Information Security Analyst
10 22 (7.53%) Architect
11 21 (7.19%) Information Security Manager
11 21 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (6.16%) Security Architect
13 16 (5.48%) Developer
13 16 (5.48%) Information Manager
13 16 (5.48%) Senior Consultant
13 16 (5.48%) Senior Security Consultant
14 14 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.08%) Web Services
2 8 (2.74%) Dropwizard
2 8 (2.74%) Hibernate
2 8 (2.74%) iOS SDK
2 8 (2.74%) Spring
3 7 (2.40%) Django
4 5 (1.71%) HTML
4 5 (1.71%) JSON
4 5 (1.71%) OAuth
5 4 (1.37%) Celery
5 4 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.37%) REST
6 3 (1.03%) Flask
6 3 (1.03%) RESTful
7 2 (0.68%) Node.js
7 2 (0.68%) PostGIS
8 1 (0.34%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.64%) Data Protection Act
2 23 (7.88%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.51%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.74%) User Experience
7 6 (2.05%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.71%) BYOD
8 5 (1.71%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.03%) CESG
10 3 (1.03%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.68%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.68%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.44%) Windows
2 35 (11.99%) Linux
3 24 (8.22%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.08%) Android
4 9 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.74%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.68%) CentOS
7 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (52.05%) Information Security
2 81 (27.74%) Cybersecurity
3 70 (23.97%) SIEM
4 65 (22.26%) Risk Management
5 53 (18.15%) Penetration Testing
6 50 (17.12%) Vulnerability Management
7 38 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (12.67%) Data Protection
9 36 (12.33%) Security Architecture
10 35 (11.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (11.30%) Threat Intelligence
12 32 (10.96%) Mentoring
13 31 (10.62%) DevOps
14 30 (10.27%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 29 (9.93%) SDLC
16 27 (9.25%) Coaching
16 27 (9.25%) ITIL
17 25 (8.56%) Security Monitoring
18 24 (8.22%) Security Operations
19 23 (7.88%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.82%) Python
2 12 (4.11%) SQL
3 9 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.74%) Java
4 8 (2.74%) Java 8
4 8 (2.74%) Kotlin
4 8 (2.74%) Objective-C
5 7 (2.40%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.71%) PHP
7 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.68%) VB
9 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (31.85%) CISSP
2 61 (20.89%) CISM
3 42 (14.38%) Degree
4 40 (13.70%) CISA
5 35 (11.99%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (5.14%) CRISC
7 12 (4.11%) IISP
8 11 (3.77%) SANS
9 9 (3.08%) PCI QSA
10 8 (2.74%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.74%) Security Cleared
11 7 (2.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 6 (2.05%) AWS Certification
13 5 (1.71%) CISMP
13 5 (1.71%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (1.37%) CEH
14 4 (1.37%) CESG Certified Professional
14 4 (1.37%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 3 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
15 3 (1.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (47.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 100 (34.25%) GDPR
3 77 (26.37%) NIST
4 15 (5.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (5.14%) SLA
5 14 (4.79%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (3.42%) COBIT
7 8 (2.74%) PSD2
7 8 (2.74%) QA
8 7 (2.40%) NCSC
9 6 (2.05%) HIPAA
10 5 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (1.03%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.68%) ITGC
14 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.34%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 24 (8.22%) Docker
2 22 (7.53%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.68%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) Firmware
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (5.14%) SCCM
2 13 (4.45%) Terraform
3 9 (3.08%) Puppet
4 8 (2.74%) Ansible
5 7 (2.40%) Kubernetes
6 6 (2.05%) Nessus
7 3 (1.03%) CASB
8 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.68%) Nmap
8 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.68%) QRadar
8 2 (0.68%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.34%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 20 (6.85%) Splunk
2 18 (6.16%) ArcSight
2 18 (6.16%) VMware
3 17 (5.82%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.14%) SolarWinds
5 14 (4.79%) FIS
5 14 (4.79%) WorldPay
6 8 (2.74%) Cisco
6 8 (2.74%) Google
6 8 (2.74%) McAfee
7 6 (2.05%) Qualys
8 5 (1.71%) Apple
8 5 (1.71%) Symantec
9 4 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.37%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.03%) AlienVault
10 3 (1.03%) F5
10 3 (1.03%) Sophos
10 3 (1.03%) Trustwave
10 3 (1.03%) Veeam