Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 353 365 362
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +47
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 616 589 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.89% 0.86% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.55% 6.76% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 487 499 599
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,450 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £77,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +8.00%

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 9,405 8,707 10,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.65% 12.76% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7,342 6,884 8,730
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -18 96 £60,000 +20.00% 24
West London -9 27 £72,500 +31.82% 8
South London -32 15 £50,000 -
East London +9 14 £68,750 -11.29% 3
North London -1 4 £62,500 +35.14%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 318 (51.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 296 (48.05%) Information Security
3 191 (31.01%) Finance
3 191 (31.01%) CISSP
4 160 (25.97%) GDPR
5 148 (24.03%) Cybersecurity
6 142 (23.05%) Risk Management
7 134 (21.75%) CISM
8 120 (19.48%) Fintech
9 119 (19.32%) Firewall
10 110 (17.86%) Management Information System
10 110 (17.86%) SIEM
11 105 (17.05%) CISA
12 104 (16.88%) Data Protection
13 96 (15.58%) Windows
14 88 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 85 (13.80%) Linux
16 76 (12.34%) Vulnerability Management
17 72 (11.69%) Microsoft
17 72 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
18 69 (11.20%) VMware
19 68 (11.04%) ITIL
19 68 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
20 67 (10.88%) DevOps
21 66 (10.71%) E-Commerce
22 65 (10.55%) WorldPay
23 64 (10.39%) Security Architecture
24 63 (10.23%) COBIT
25 62 (10.06%) Cisco
26 61 (9.90%) 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 15 (2.44%) IIS
2 14 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (1.95%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.62%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.65%) Apache
8 4 (0.65%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.49%) CMS
9 3 (0.49%) Confluence
9 3 (0.49%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.16%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.49%) Magento
2 3 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 72 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.71%) GitHub
4 22 (3.57%) SaaS
5 21 (3.41%) OpenShift
6 20 (3.25%) IaaS
7 16 (2.60%) Office 365
7 16 (2.60%) PaaS
8 10 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.46%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.81%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.81%) Google Tag Manager
10 5 (0.81%) Sage Pay
11 3 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.49%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.49%) G Suite
11 3 (0.49%) Route 53
12 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 119 (19.32%) Firewall
2 56 (9.09%) Network Security
3 41 (6.66%) WAN
4 38 (6.17%) TCP/IP
5 37 (6.01%) LAN
6 35 (5.68%) VPN
7 33 (5.36%) DNS
8 30 (4.87%) Internet
8 30 (4.87%) Wireless
9 22 (3.57%) DHCP
10 14 (2.27%) SSL
10 14 (2.27%) VoIP
11 13 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (2.11%) IPsec
12 12 (1.95%) HTTP
12 12 (1.95%) VLAN
13 9 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (1.46%) SAN
13 9 (1.46%) Sourcefire
14 8 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 22 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 20 (3.25%) SQL Server
4 15 (2.44%) Big Data
5 12 (1.95%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.79%) MySQL
7 10 (1.62%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (1.62%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (1.62%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (1.30%) InfluxDB
8 8 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.14%) Redis
10 6 (0.97%) Aerospike
10 6 (0.97%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (5.52%) Jenkins
2 22 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 22 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 19 (3.08%) JIRA
4 11 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (1.62%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.30%) Artifactory
6 8 (1.30%) Gerrit
6 8 (1.30%) git-flow
6 8 (1.30%) SonarQube
7 6 (0.97%) Subversion
8 4 (0.65%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.49%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.16%) GitLab
10 1 (0.16%) Maven
10 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
General
1 191 (31.01%) Finance
2 54 (8.77%) Retail
3 50 (8.12%) Games
3 50 (8.12%) Legal
4 24 (3.90%) Marketing
5 16 (2.60%) Advertising
6 15 (2.44%) Banking
7 12 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.14%) Local Government
10 5 (0.81%) Law
11 4 (0.65%) Back Office
11 4 (0.65%) Billing
11 4 (0.65%) German Language
11 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.65%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.49%) Electronics
12 3 (0.49%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 111 (18.02%) Analyst
2 81 (13.15%) Security Analyst
3 74 (12.01%) Consultant
3 74 (12.01%) Security Manager
4 58 (9.42%) Security Consultant
5 57 (9.25%) Architect
6 49 (7.95%) Security Specialist
7 47 (7.63%) Security Architect
8 45 (7.31%) Information Analyst
8 45 (7.31%) Information Security Analyst
9 34 (5.52%) Developer
10 32 (5.19%) Information Security Manager
11 30 (4.87%) Information Manager
12 29 (4.71%) Security Engineer
13 27 (4.38%) Administrator
14 24 (3.90%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
14 24 (3.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 23 (3.73%) Data Analyst
15 23 (3.73%) Risk Consultant
16 22 (3.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.38%) Web Services
2 25 (4.06%) .NET
3 22 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 22 (3.57%) Akka
3 22 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 22 (3.57%) Node.js
3 22 (3.57%) RESTful
3 22 (3.57%) Spring
4 11 (1.79%) OAuth
4 11 (1.79%) SAML
5 10 (1.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 8 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (0.97%) Kafka
9 3 (0.49%) CSS
9 3 (0.49%) HTML
9 3 (0.49%) HTML5
9 3 (0.49%) LDAP
9 3 (0.49%) OpenID
9 3 (0.49%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 120 (19.48%) Fintech
2 110 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 88 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (9.90%) Data Centre
5 52 (8.44%) Public Cloud
6 50 (8.12%) Data Protection Act
7 39 (6.33%) Private Cloud
8 37 (6.01%) Cyber Defence
8 37 (6.01%) PKI
9 32 (5.19%) Computer Science
9 32 (5.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 26 (4.22%) Online Games
11 20 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (1.95%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (1.79%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.46%) Security Operations Centre
15 7 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
16 6 (0.97%) BYOD
16 6 (0.97%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 96 (15.58%) Windows
2 85 (13.80%) Linux
3 45 (7.31%) Windows Server
4 34 (5.52%) Unix
5 25 (4.06%) Android
5 25 (4.06%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.76%) CentOS
7 16 (2.60%) Ubuntu
8 15 (2.44%) Debian
8 15 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (2.44%) Solaris
9 10 (1.62%) VMS
10 9 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.97%) Kali Linux
12 6 (0.97%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.65%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.49%) AIX
14 3 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (48.05%) Information Security
2 148 (24.03%) Cybersecurity
3 142 (23.05%) Risk Management
4 110 (17.86%) SIEM
5 104 (16.88%) Data Protection
6 76 (12.34%) Vulnerability Management
7 68 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (11.04%) ITIL
8 67 (10.88%) DevOps
9 66 (10.71%) E-Commerce
10 64 (10.39%) Security Architecture
11 57 (9.25%) OWASP
12 54 (8.77%) Data Security
13 52 (8.44%) Configuration Management
14 43 (6.98%) Risk Assessment
14 43 (6.98%) SDLC
15 42 (6.82%) Mentoring
15 42 (6.82%) Project Management
16 41 (6.66%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (6.49%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 51 (8.28%) SQL
2 49 (7.95%) Python
3 43 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 39 (6.33%) Ruby
5 35 (5.68%) PHP
6 30 (4.87%) Java
6 30 (4.87%) JavaScript
7 22 (3.57%) Scala
8 18 (2.92%) C
8 18 (2.92%) Shell Script
9 17 (2.76%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.62%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.46%) Perl
12 5 (0.81%) C#
13 4 (0.65%) Go
14 1 (0.16%) ES6
14 1 (0.16%) ES7
14 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 191 (31.01%) CISSP
2 134 (21.75%) CISM
3 105 (17.05%) CISA
4 58 (9.42%) Degree
5 51 (8.28%) SANS
6 35 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (4.55%) GIAC
8 26 (4.22%) PCI QSA
8 26 (4.22%) Security Cleared
9 25 (4.06%) CEH
10 21 (3.41%) CRISC
11 20 (3.25%) SC Cleared
12 19 (3.08%) MCSE
12 19 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (2.92%) CCNA
14 17 (2.76%) CCIE
14 17 (2.76%) CCNP
15 15 (2.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 14 (2.27%) CCIE Security
16 14 (2.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (51.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 160 (25.97%) GDPR
3 63 (10.23%) COBIT
4 61 (9.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 41 (6.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 34 (5.52%) Cyber Essentials
7 29 (4.71%) QA
8 15 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 11 (1.79%) ISAE 3402
10 10 (1.62%) ISO 9001
11 9 (1.46%) ISO 22301
12 8 (1.30%) SAS 70
13 7 (1.14%) PSD2
13 7 (1.14%) SLA
14 6 (0.97%) BS7799
14 6 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 5 (0.81%) COSO
15 5 (0.81%) JSP 440
16 4 (0.65%) ISO 31000
16 4 (0.65%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 56 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (6.49%) Docker
3 34 (5.52%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.27%) Xen
5 10 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.97%) iptables
6 6 (0.97%) KVM
6 6 (0.97%) pfSense
6 6 (0.97%) QEMU
6 6 (0.97%) Snort
6 6 (0.97%) vSphere
7 5 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.65%) XenApp
9 3 (0.49%) NFS
9 3 (0.49%) XenServer
10 2 (0.32%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.32%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 52 (8.44%) Ansible
2 42 (6.82%) Puppet
3 38 (6.17%) Nessus
4 32 (5.19%) Single Sign-On
5 23 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (2.27%) ZABBIX
7 12 (1.95%) Nagios
8 10 (1.62%) Data Guard
8 10 (1.62%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 10 (1.62%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (1.46%) CASB
9 9 (1.46%) FortiGate
9 9 (1.46%) Grafana
10 8 (1.30%) Capistrano
10 8 (1.30%) Kubernetes
10 8 (1.30%) logstash
11 6 (0.97%) OpenVAS
11 6 (0.97%) OSSEC
12 5 (0.81%) RSA enVision
12 5 (0.81%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 72 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 69 (11.20%) VMware
3 65 (10.55%) WorldPay
4 62 (10.06%) Cisco
5 44 (7.14%) McAfee
6 36 (5.84%) Juniper
7 33 (5.36%) Qualys
8 30 (4.87%) HP
9 27 (4.38%) Foundstone
10 24 (3.90%) F5
11 23 (3.73%) Splunk
12 22 (3.57%) Oracle
13 20 (3.25%) Citrix
14 19 (3.08%) CheckPoint
15 15 (2.44%) Extreme Networks
15 15 (2.44%) Palo Alto
16 14 (2.27%) Google
16 14 (2.27%) Symantec
17 12 (1.95%) Red Hat
17 12 (1.95%) Veeam