Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 415 413 344
Rank change year-on-year -2 -69 -36
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 339 445 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.66% 0.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.06% 5.19% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 266 365 601
London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 6,693 8,579 10,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.22% 12.70% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5,221 6,724 7,364
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Central London +46 67 £75,000 +20.48% 6
South London +7 17 £42,500 -15.00%
West London -12 7 £55,000 -21.43% 6
North London -5 1 £52,500 -25.00%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 200 (59.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 186 (54.87%) Information Security
3 126 (37.17%) CISSP
4 110 (32.45%) NIST
5 105 (30.97%) CISM
6 96 (28.32%) Cybersecurity
7 91 (26.84%) GDPR
8 86 (25.37%) Finance
9 82 (24.19%) Risk Management
10 79 (23.30%) Firewall
11 75 (22.12%) SIEM
12 72 (21.24%) CISA
13 69 (20.35%) Penetration Testing
14 67 (19.76%) Vulnerability Management
15 62 (18.29%) Windows
16 56 (16.52%) Azure
17 54 (15.93%) AWS
18 49 (14.45%) Degree
19 44 (12.98%) Retail
20 40 (11.80%) Security Operations
21 39 (11.50%) Linux
22 37 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
22 37 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
22 37 (10.91%) OWASP
23 35 (10.32%) Security Architecture
23 35 (10.32%) Office 365
23 35 (10.32%) Cyber Essentials
24 32 (9.44%) Security Monitoring
24 32 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
24 32 (9.44%) Cisco Certification

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 (2.95%) IIS
2 7 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.18%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (16.52%) Azure
2 54 (15.93%) AWS
3 35 (10.32%) Office 365
4 23 (6.78%) SaaS
5 11 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (3.24%) GCP
6 9 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (2.36%) Amazon Kinesis
7 8 (2.36%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.36%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (1.18%) IaaS
9 3 (0.88%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (0.88%) PaaS
9 3 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) Akamai
10 2 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.59%) G Suite
10 2 (0.59%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (23.30%) Firewall
2 20 (5.90%) Network Security
3 18 (5.31%) DNS
3 18 (5.31%) HTTP
3 18 (5.31%) LAN
3 18 (5.31%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.01%) VPN
5 12 (3.54%) DHCP
5 12 (3.54%) FTP
6 10 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (2.95%) Cisco Firepower
7 9 (2.65%) IPsec
7 9 (2.65%) SSL
7 9 (2.65%) WAN
8 7 (2.06%) Internet
8 7 (2.06%) SAN
9 6 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.47%) SMS
11 4 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (1.18%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.83%) MySQL
2 10 (2.95%) Big Data
3 8 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (2.06%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.06%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.83%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.65%) JIRA
3 8 (2.36%) Artifactory
3 8 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (2.36%) Gatling
3 8 (2.36%) Gradle
3 8 (2.36%) JUnit
3 8 (2.36%) Maven
4 4 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (0.88%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.88%) Metasploit
5 3 (0.88%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
General
1 86 (25.37%) Finance
2 44 (12.98%) Retail
3 26 (7.67%) Banking
4 17 (5.01%) Public Sector
5 16 (4.72%) Law
6 13 (3.83%) Legal
7 8 (2.36%) Front Office
8 6 (1.77%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.47%) Billing
9 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.18%) Advertising
11 3 (0.88%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (23.30%) Analyst
2 72 (21.24%) Security Analyst
3 52 (15.34%) Information Analyst
3 52 (15.34%) Information Security Analyst
4 49 (14.45%) Consultant
5 47 (13.86%) Security Consultant
6 35 (10.32%) Security Manager
7 31 (9.14%) Architect
8 26 (7.67%) Security Engineer
9 25 (7.37%) Security Officer
9 25 (7.37%) Senior Analyst
10 24 (7.08%) Senior Security Analyst
11 20 (5.90%) Security Architect
12 19 (5.60%) Senior Information Analyst
12 19 (5.60%) Senior Information Security Analyst
13 18 (5.31%) Information Security Manager
14 17 (5.01%) Information Officer
14 17 (5.01%) Information Security Officer
15 15 (4.42%) Senior Consultant
15 15 (4.42%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.83%) Web Services
2 8 (2.36%) Dropwizard
2 8 (2.36%) Hibernate
2 8 (2.36%) iOS SDK
2 8 (2.36%) REST
2 8 (2.36%) Spring
3 5 (1.47%) HTML
4 4 (1.18%) Celery
4 4 (1.18%) Django
4 4 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.59%) JSON
5 2 (0.59%) OAuth
5 2 (0.59%) PostGIS
6 1 (0.29%) LDAP
6 1 (0.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.85%) Management Information System
2 26 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.19%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (4.72%) BYOD
5 15 (4.42%) Cyberthreat
6 13 (3.83%) PKI
7 8 (2.36%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.36%) User Experience
8 7 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.77%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.77%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.47%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.18%) Blog
11 4 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.18%) Podcast
11 4 (1.18%) Social Media
12 3 (0.88%) CESG
12 3 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.59%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.29%) Windows
2 39 (11.50%) Linux
3 17 (5.01%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.13%) Unix
5 12 (3.54%) Android
5 12 (3.54%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.95%) Mac OS
7 8 (2.36%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (1.77%) CentOS
9 4 (1.18%) Debian
10 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.29%) Solaris
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (54.87%) Information Security
2 96 (28.32%) Cybersecurity
3 82 (24.19%) Risk Management
4 75 (22.12%) SIEM
5 69 (20.35%) Penetration Testing
6 67 (19.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 40 (11.80%) Security Operations
8 37 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (10.91%) OWASP
8 37 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (10.32%) Security Architecture
10 32 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (9.44%) Security Monitoring
11 31 (9.14%) Security Testing
12 29 (8.55%) Data Protection
12 29 (8.55%) Fintech
12 29 (8.55%) Threat Intelligence
13 28 (8.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 27 (7.96%) DevOps
15 26 (7.67%) Architectural Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.42%) SQL
2 14 (4.13%) Python
3 11 (3.24%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.65%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.36%) Java
5 8 (2.36%) Java 8
5 8 (2.36%) Kotlin
5 8 (2.36%) Objective-C
6 5 (1.47%) PHP
7 4 (1.18%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.88%) VB
9 1 (0.29%) C
9 1 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 126 (37.17%) CISSP
2 105 (30.97%) CISM
3 72 (21.24%) CISA
4 49 (14.45%) Degree
5 32 (9.44%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (7.08%) CRISC
7 17 (5.01%) SANS
8 16 (4.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 14 (4.13%) Security Cleared
10 13 (3.83%) SC Cleared
11 11 (3.24%) PCI QSA
12 8 (2.36%) CCSP
12 8 (2.36%) IISP
13 7 (2.06%) CompTIA Security+
14 6 (1.77%) CREST Certified
14 6 (1.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 5 (1.47%) CSSLP
15 5 (1.47%) GIAC
16 4 (1.18%) CESG Certified Professional
16 4 (1.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (59.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 110 (32.45%) NIST
3 91 (26.84%) GDPR
4 35 (10.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (5.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 14 (4.13%) COBIT
8 10 (2.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 10 (2.95%) PSD2
9 8 (2.36%) SLA
10 6 (1.77%) QA
11 5 (1.47%) NCSC
12 4 (1.18%) HIPAA
12 4 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 3 (0.88%) ISO 31000
14 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.59%) SEPA
15 1 (0.29%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.29%) ISO 8583
15 1 (0.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 25 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.90%) Docker
3 11 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.47%) vSphere
5 3 (0.88%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (4.13%) Puppet
2 12 (3.54%) Ansible
2 12 (3.54%) Nessus
3 11 (3.24%) SCCM
4 10 (2.95%) Stealthwatch
5 8 (2.36%) CASB
6 5 (1.47%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.18%) Terraform
8 3 (0.88%) Nmap
9 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.59%) QRadar
9 2 (0.59%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.29%) RSA enVision
10 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.37%) CheckPoint
3 20 (5.90%) Cisco
4 19 (5.60%) Splunk
5 17 (5.01%) VMware
6 15 (4.42%) ArcSight
6 15 (4.42%) Google
6 15 (4.42%) Palo Alto
7 14 (4.13%) Symantec
8 13 (3.83%) McAfee
9 10 (2.95%) Juniper
9 10 (2.95%) Qualys
9 10 (2.95%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.06%) HP
11 6 (1.77%) F5
11 6 (1.77%) SonicWALL
12 5 (1.47%) Apple
13 4 (1.18%) IBM
13 4 (1.18%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.18%) Veeam