Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 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
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 410 420 479
Rank change year-on-year +10 +59 -134
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 138 317 335
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.36% 5.30% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 122 223 277
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £114,500 £93,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £58,497 £57,500 £57,000
% change year-on-year +1.73% +0.88% -3.39%

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 3,167 5,979 8,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.17% 11.80% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,456 4,623 6,120
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,250 £35,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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 +63 12 £70,000 -12.50% 10
West London +70 5 £75,000 +97.37% 7
East London - 3 £60,000 - 4
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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 94 (68.12%) Information Security
2 77 (55.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 62 (44.93%) GDPR
4 52 (37.68%) Cybersecurity
5 47 (34.06%) Finance
6 39 (28.26%) Azure
6 39 (28.26%) AWS
7 37 (26.81%) CISSP
8 35 (25.36%) NIST
9 32 (23.19%) DevOps
9 32 (23.19%) Security Operations
10 30 (21.74%) Management Information System
11 29 (21.01%) Firewall
12 28 (20.29%) CISM
12 28 (20.29%) Risk Management
13 27 (19.57%) Linux
14 25 (18.12%) Fintech
15 22 (15.94%) Penetration Testing
15 22 (15.94%) GCP
15 22 (15.94%) SIEM
16 21 (15.22%) ITIL
17 20 (14.49%) Cisco
17 20 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
18 18 (13.04%) Python
18 18 (13.04%) OWASP
18 18 (13.04%) Security Architecture
18 18 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
19 16 (11.59%) Kubernetes
19 16 (11.59%) Go

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 12 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.90%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.72%) Apache
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) Drupal
3 1 (0.72%) nginx
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (5.07%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Sentinel
2 3 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 39 (28.26%) AWS
1 39 (28.26%) Azure
2 22 (15.94%) GCP
3 12 (8.70%) SaaS
4 5 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.90%) IaaS
5 4 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.17%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.17%) Serverless
7 2 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.45%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 2 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.45%) GitHub
7 2 (1.45%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (1.45%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.45%) PaaS
7 2 (1.45%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.01%) Firewall
2 11 (7.97%) Network Security
3 9 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (5.07%) HTTP
5 5 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (3.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (3.62%) SSL
6 4 (2.90%) LAN
6 4 (2.90%) Unified Communications
6 4 (2.90%) WAN
7 3 (2.17%) DNS
8 2 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.45%) DHCP
8 2 (1.45%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.45%) Internet
8 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.45%) VPN
9 1 (0.72%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (7.25%) Redis
2 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (1.45%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Travis CI
2 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.62%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.72%) Ant
7 1 (0.72%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 47 (34.06%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Banking
3 7 (5.07%) Public Sector
3 7 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.35%) Retail
5 5 (3.62%) Legal
5 5 (3.62%) Marketing
6 3 (2.17%) Electronics
6 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.45%) Law
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Games
8 1 (0.72%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.72%) Police
Job Titles
1 23 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 21 (15.22%) Consultant
3 20 (14.49%) Security Consultant
3 20 (14.49%) Security Specialist
4 19 (13.77%) Analyst
5 18 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
5 18 (13.04%) Information Security Specialist
5 18 (13.04%) Information Specialist
6 14 (10.14%) Head of Information
6 14 (10.14%) Head of Information Security
6 14 (10.14%) Head of Security
6 14 (10.14%) Security Analyst
7 12 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
8 10 (7.25%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) DevSecOps Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) AWS Software Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.70%) Middleware
2 6 (4.35%) Web Services
3 3 (2.17%) .NET
3 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.72%) Material Design
4 1 (0.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.87%) Public Cloud
3 14 (10.14%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (6.52%) Cloud Native
5 8 (5.80%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (5.07%) Data Centre
6 7 (5.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (3.62%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (3.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (3.62%) Replication
7 5 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (1.45%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) iPad
10 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.72%) Social Media
10 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.57%) Linux
2 15 (10.87%) Windows
3 7 (5.07%) Unix
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.17%) AIX
5 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.17%) CentOS
5 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.72%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.72%) MVS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (68.12%) Information Security
2 52 (37.68%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (23.19%) DevOps
3 32 (23.19%) Security Operations
4 28 (20.29%) Risk Management
5 25 (18.12%) Fintech
6 22 (15.94%) Penetration Testing
6 22 (15.94%) SIEM
7 21 (15.22%) ITIL
8 20 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (13.04%) OWASP
9 18 (13.04%) Security Architecture
9 18 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (11.59%) DevSecOps
11 15 (10.87%) Service Delivery
12 14 (10.14%) Remediation Plan
12 14 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (9.42%) Data Protection
14 11 (7.97%) Software Engineering
14 11 (7.97%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.04%) Python
2 16 (11.59%) Go
3 12 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 11 (7.97%) Java
5 8 (5.80%) SQL
6 3 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (26.81%) CISSP
2 28 (20.29%) CISM
3 15 (10.87%) CISA
4 13 (9.42%) Degree
5 12 (8.70%) PCI QSA
6 11 (7.97%) OSCP
7 10 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (7.25%) OSCE
8 8 (5.80%) SANS
9 7 (5.07%) CRISC
9 7 (5.07%) Security Cleared
10 6 (4.35%) CEH
10 6 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (4.35%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.17%) GIAC
11 3 (2.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 3 (2.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 2 (1.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (1.45%) CCNA
12 2 (1.45%) FFIEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (55.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (44.93%) GDPR
3 35 (25.36%) NIST
4 16 (11.59%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (10.87%) COBIT
6 7 (5.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (5.07%) NCSC
7 6 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 6 (4.35%) Government Security Classifications
7 6 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 6 (4.35%) JSP 440
7 6 (4.35%) NIST 800
7 6 (4.35%) PA-DSS
7 6 (4.35%) RMADS
8 5 (3.62%) ISO 22301
8 5 (3.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (2.90%) QA
10 3 (2.17%) GLBA
10 3 (2.17%) SLA
11 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (10.14%) Docker
2 10 (7.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (11.59%) Kubernetes
2 13 (9.42%) Terraform
3 10 (7.25%) Consul
3 10 (7.25%) linkerd
3 10 (7.25%) Prometheus
4 5 (3.62%) Puppet
5 4 (2.90%) Ansible
6 3 (2.17%) CASB
6 3 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.45%) Nessus
7 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.72%) EnCase
8 1 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (14.49%) Cisco
2 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.80%) CheckPoint
4 7 (5.07%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.35%) F5
5 6 (4.35%) Palo Alto
6 5 (3.62%) Apple
6 5 (3.62%) Google
6 5 (3.62%) Splunk
6 5 (3.62%) VMware
6 5 (3.62%) Zscaler
7 4 (2.90%) McAfee
7 4 (2.90%) Symantec
8 3 (2.17%) AlienVault
8 3 (2.17%) SAP
8 3 (2.17%) Veeam
9 2 (1.45%) Alibaba
9 2 (1.45%) Citrix
10 1 (0.72%) HP
10 1 (0.72%) Intel