Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 318 374
Rank change year-on-year -13 +56 +41
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 650 706 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.93% 1.01% 0.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.71% 7.76% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 538 590 567
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,750
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £53,879
% change year-on-year +5.45% +2.08% +7.76%

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 9,692 9,103 10,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.79% 13.00% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7,644 7,471 8,765
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 February 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 21 February 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 -24 106 £62,500 +11.45% 18
West London -16 43 £65,000 +18.18% 8
South London +7 31 £42,500 -19.05%
East London -2 8 £65,000 +44.44% 5
North London +8 7 £62,500 -10.71% 1
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 374 (57.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 344 (52.92%) Information Security
3 227 (34.92%) Finance
4 202 (31.08%) CISSP
5 148 (22.77%) Risk Management
6 147 (22.62%) GDPR
7 142 (21.85%) Cybersecurity
8 140 (21.54%) CISM
9 139 (21.38%) Data Protection
10 108 (16.62%) CISA
11 104 (16.00%) Firewall
12 99 (15.23%) Windows
12 99 (15.23%) SIEM
13 94 (14.46%) Management Information System
14 86 (13.23%) Microsoft
15 82 (12.62%) Linux
15 82 (12.62%) Data Protection Act
16 77 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
17 76 (11.69%) ITIL
18 72 (11.08%) Network Security
18 72 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
18 72 (11.08%) Fintech
19 71 (10.92%) Penetration Testing
20 70 (10.77%) Vulnerability Management
21 69 (10.62%) DevOps
21 69 (10.62%) Degree
22 68 (10.46%) Retail
23 65 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
24 63 (9.69%) Legal
24 63 (9.69%) 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 10 (1.54%) IIS
2 8 (1.23%) OpenStack
3 6 (0.92%) Apache
4 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.15%) CMS
5 1 (0.15%) Confluence
5 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.15%) JBoss
5 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 63 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (7.08%) SaaS
3 34 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (2.46%) GitHub
5 16 (2.46%) OpenShift
6 15 (2.31%) IaaS
6 15 (2.31%) Office 365
7 13 (2.00%) PaaS
8 9 (1.38%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.38%) Cloudflare
9 7 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.92%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.62%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.62%) Google Tag Manager
11 4 (0.62%) Sage Pay
12 3 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.46%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 104 (16.00%) Firewall
2 72 (11.08%) Network Security
3 38 (5.85%) TCP/IP
4 35 (5.38%) DNS
5 32 (4.92%) VPN
6 29 (4.46%) DHCP
7 28 (4.31%) LAN
7 28 (4.31%) Wireless
8 27 (4.15%) WAN
9 21 (3.23%) VoIP
10 20 (3.08%) Internet
11 17 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (1.85%) HTTP
14 10 (1.54%) SAN
14 10 (1.54%) SSL
15 9 (1.38%) Cisco Wireless
15 9 (1.38%) IPsec
16 8 (1.23%) VLAN
17 7 (1.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.77%) MySQL
2 17 (2.62%) NoSQL
2 17 (2.62%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (2.00%) Big Data
5 9 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.62%) Cucumber
2 17 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (1.85%) JIRA
4 11 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.38%) Metasploit
6 7 (1.08%) Maven
7 6 (0.92%) Appium
7 6 (0.92%) Artifactory
7 6 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.92%) Gatling
7 6 (0.92%) Gradle
7 6 (0.92%) JUnit
7 6 (0.92%) Spock
7 6 (0.92%) TestNG
8 4 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.62%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.46%) PHPUnit
General
1 227 (34.92%) Finance
2 68 (10.46%) Retail
3 63 (9.69%) Legal
4 27 (4.15%) Games
5 22 (3.38%) Banking
6 16 (2.46%) Marketing
7 15 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.69%) Advertising
8 11 (1.69%) Law
9 8 (1.23%) Local Government
10 6 (0.92%) Automotive
11 5 (0.77%) Back Office
11 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.62%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.31%) Electronics
13 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.15%) French Language
14 1 (0.15%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (17.23%) Security Manager
2 103 (15.85%) Analyst
3 85 (13.08%) Consultant
4 77 (11.85%) Security Analyst
5 65 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 56 (8.62%) Information Security Manager
7 54 (8.31%) Information Manager
8 49 (7.54%) Security Specialist
9 46 (7.08%) IT Manager
10 45 (6.92%) Information Analyst
10 45 (6.92%) Information Security Analyst
11 44 (6.77%) Developer
12 39 (6.00%) Security Officer
13 34 (5.23%) Architect
14 31 (4.77%) Risk Analyst
15 30 (4.62%) IT Security Manager
16 29 (4.46%) Security Architect
17 27 (4.15%) Risk Consultant
18 26 (4.00%) IT Analyst
19 25 (3.85%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.54%) .NET
2 22 (3.38%) Spring
3 21 (3.23%) Web Services
4 17 (2.62%) .NET Framework
4 17 (2.62%) Node.js
4 17 (2.62%) RESTful
5 16 (2.46%) Akka
5 16 (2.46%) AngularJS
6 15 (2.31%) OAuth
7 14 (2.15%) SAML
8 8 (1.23%) jQuery
9 7 (1.08%) OpenID
10 6 (0.92%) CSS
10 6 (0.92%) Dropwizard
10 6 (0.92%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.77%) HTML
11 5 (0.77%) SailPoint
12 4 (0.62%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.62%) HTML5
12 4 (0.62%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 94 (14.46%) Management Information System
2 82 (12.62%) Data Protection Act
3 72 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (11.08%) Fintech
4 47 (7.23%) Computer Science
5 37 (5.69%) Data Centre
5 37 (5.69%) Public Cloud
6 36 (5.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 32 (4.92%) PKI
8 29 (4.46%) Cyber Defence
8 29 (4.46%) Private Cloud
9 16 (2.46%) Online Games
10 15 (2.31%) Cyberattack
10 15 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
11 12 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
13 10 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (1.23%) EPoS
14 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Licensing
15 7 (1.08%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 99 (15.23%) Windows
2 82 (12.62%) Linux
3 47 (7.23%) Windows Server
4 44 (6.77%) Unix
5 24 (3.69%) Android
6 20 (3.08%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (2.00%) Debian
8 13 (2.00%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.85%) CentOS
10 9 (1.38%) Solaris
11 6 (0.92%) Kali Linux
11 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.62%) VMS
13 3 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (52.92%) Information Security
2 148 (22.77%) Risk Management
3 142 (21.85%) Cybersecurity
4 139 (21.38%) Data Protection
5 99 (15.23%) SIEM
6 77 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (11.69%) ITIL
8 71 (10.92%) Penetration Testing
9 70 (10.77%) Vulnerability Management
10 69 (10.62%) DevOps
11 61 (9.38%) Security Architecture
12 56 (8.62%) Data Security
12 56 (8.62%) Risk Assessment
13 52 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 51 (7.85%) E-Commerce
15 48 (7.38%) Security Management
16 45 (6.92%) OWASP
16 45 (6.92%) SDLC
17 44 (6.77%) Business Continuity
17 44 (6.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (6.46%) PHP
2 37 (5.69%) SQL
3 32 (4.92%) PowerShell
4 31 (4.77%) JavaScript
5 30 (4.62%) Java
6 27 (4.15%) Ruby
7 25 (3.85%) Python
8 16 (2.46%) Scala
9 15 (2.31%) C
10 14 (2.15%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.69%) Perl
12 7 (1.08%) C#
13 5 (0.77%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.31%) C-shell
14 2 (0.31%) Korn
15 1 (0.15%) ES6
15 1 (0.15%) ES7
15 1 (0.15%) Go
15 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 202 (31.08%) CISSP
2 140 (21.54%) CISM
3 108 (16.62%) CISA
4 69 (10.62%) Degree
5 43 (6.62%) SANS
6 35 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (4.62%) CEH
8 21 (3.23%) GIAC
8 21 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
9 20 (3.08%) MCITP
9 20 (3.08%) MCSE
9 20 (3.08%) Security Cleared
10 18 (2.77%) SC Cleared
11 17 (2.62%) CCNA
11 17 (2.62%) MCSA
12 16 (2.46%) CRISC
13 14 (2.15%) CCIE
13 14 (2.15%) PCI QSA
14 13 (2.00%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 374 (57.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 147 (22.62%) GDPR
3 65 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 61 (9.38%) COBIT
5 51 (7.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 24 (3.69%) Cyber Essentials
7 23 (3.54%) QA
8 16 (2.46%) SLA
9 11 (1.69%) ISO 22301
9 11 (1.69%) ISO 9001
10 9 (1.38%) HIPAA
11 8 (1.23%) ISAE 3402
12 7 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 6 (0.92%) PA-DSS
13 6 (0.92%) PMO
13 6 (0.92%) PSD2
13 6 (0.92%) SAS 70
14 5 (0.77%) BS7799
15 4 (0.62%) MiFID
15 4 (0.62%) NIST 800
System Software
1 46 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 24 (3.69%) Xen
4 23 (3.54%) Docker
5 7 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.92%) pfSense
6 6 (0.92%) Snort
7 5 (0.77%) vSphere
8 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.46%) vCloud
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.31%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.15%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.15%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.15%) Postfix
11 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 52 (8.00%) Puppet
2 43 (6.62%) Ansible
3 30 (4.62%) Nessus
4 24 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (2.31%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (1.54%) WebInspect
6 10 (1.54%) ZABBIX
7 8 (1.23%) Nagios
7 8 (1.23%) Salt
8 6 (0.92%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.92%) OpenVAS
8 6 (0.92%) OSSEC
9 5 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.77%) RSA enVision
10 4 (0.62%) QRadar
11 2 (0.31%) CSIRT
11 2 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.31%) Kibana
11 2 (0.31%) logstash
11 2 (0.31%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 86 (13.23%) Microsoft
2 47 (7.23%) VMware
3 45 (6.92%) Cisco
4 30 (4.62%) HP
5 29 (4.46%) WorldPay
6 28 (4.31%) Juniper
7 22 (3.38%) McAfee
8 17 (2.62%) CheckPoint
9 16 (2.46%) F5
9 16 (2.46%) Oracle
10 15 (2.31%) Qualys
11 14 (2.15%) Palo Alto
12 13 (2.00%) Splunk
13 11 (1.69%) ArcSight
13 11 (1.69%) Extreme Networks
13 11 (1.69%) LogRhythm
13 11 (1.69%) Radware
13 11 (1.69%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.54%) Google
14 10 (1.54%) Veeam