Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 482 382 439
Rank change year-on-year -100 +57 0
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 273 105 333
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.49% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.52% 4.09% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 215 86 261
10th Percentile £47,350 £43,125 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,750 £52,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £68,750 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.45% +1.85% -3.57%
75th Percentile £83,750 £89,375 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,300 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% -

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 7,763 2,570 6,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.04% 11.98% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,025 2,115 5,416
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,267
90th Percentile £102,300 £95,000 £92,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

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 29 November 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 29 November 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 -20 42 £67,500 +3.85% 8
South London - 6 £82,500 - 2
West London -79 4 £65,000 -13.33% 4
East London -27 3 £50,000 -16.67% 2
North London - 1 £32,500 - 7
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 185 (67.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 182 (66.67%) Information Security
3 109 (39.93%) GDPR
4 97 (35.53%) Risk Management
5 88 (32.23%) Finance
6 82 (30.04%) Azure
7 77 (28.21%) Cybersecurity
8 75 (27.47%) CISSP
9 72 (26.37%) ITIL
10 69 (25.27%) AWS
11 68 (24.91%) Data Protection
12 63 (23.08%) NIST
13 62 (22.71%) Firewall
14 61 (22.34%) Management Information System
15 58 (21.25%) COBIT
16 56 (20.51%) CISM
17 52 (19.05%) Microsoft
18 49 (17.95%) Security Operations
18 49 (17.95%) Social Skills
19 48 (17.58%) Linux
20 39 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
21 38 (13.92%) Security Management
22 37 (13.55%) Risk Assessment
22 37 (13.55%) Penetration Testing
22 37 (13.55%) Data Privacy
23 35 (12.82%) Fintech
24 34 (12.45%) Windows
25 33 (12.09%) Legal
25 33 (12.09%) Cyber Essentials
26 31 (11.36%) Agile Software Development

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 11 (4.03%) MTS
2 3 (1.10%) Apache
2 3 (1.10%) IIS
2 3 (1.10%) nginx
2 3 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.73%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.37%) CICS
4 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 82 (30.04%) Azure
2 69 (25.27%) AWS
3 24 (8.79%) SaaS
4 19 (6.96%) Microsoft 365
5 15 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (5.13%) GCP
7 12 (4.40%) PaaS
7 12 (4.40%) Serverless
8 9 (3.30%) GitHub
8 9 (3.30%) IaaS
9 8 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (2.93%) Amazon S3
9 8 (2.93%) Azure Sentinel
10 6 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (1.83%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (1.83%) AWS Fargate
11 5 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.83%) Pulumi
12 4 (1.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 62 (22.71%) Firewall
2 19 (6.96%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (6.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 19 (6.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 17 (6.23%) Network Security
4 10 (3.66%) WAN
4 10 (3.66%) Wireless
5 8 (2.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (2.93%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.56%) LAN
7 4 (1.47%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.10%) DNS
9 2 (0.73%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (0.73%) DHCP
9 2 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.73%) SAN
9 2 (0.73%) VLAN
9 2 (0.73%) VoIP
10 1 (0.37%) HTTP
10 1 (0.37%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.30%) Data Lake
1 9 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.20%) MySQL
3 5 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.83%) OLAP
3 5 (1.83%) OLTP
4 4 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (1.47%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.73%) Big Data
6 2 (0.73%) Dremio
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.37%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.37%) Data Vault
7 1 (0.37%) Metadata
7 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.37%) Redis
7 1 (0.37%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.93%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (2.56%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.37%) AppScan
4 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 88 (32.23%) Finance
2 49 (17.95%) Social Skills
3 33 (12.09%) Legal
4 23 (8.42%) Banking
5 9 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.93%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.93%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (2.56%) Influencing Skills
7 7 (2.56%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (1.83%) Law
8 5 (1.83%) Marketing
8 5 (1.83%) Retail
9 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.10%) Games
11 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.73%) French Language
11 2 (0.73%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.37%) iGaming
12 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (14.65%) Consultant
2 31 (11.36%) Analyst
2 31 (11.36%) Security Consultant
3 30 (10.99%) Security Manager
4 22 (8.06%) Security Specialist
5 19 (6.96%) Information Security Specialist
5 19 (6.96%) Information Specialist
6 18 (6.59%) Security Officer
7 17 (6.23%) Information Security Consultant
7 17 (6.23%) Security Analyst
8 16 (5.86%) Architect
8 16 (5.86%) Head of Information
8 16 (5.86%) Head of Information Security
8 16 (5.86%) Head of Security
8 16 (5.86%) Security Operations Specialist
9 15 (5.49%) Information Officer
10 14 (5.13%) Information Manager
10 14 (5.13%) Risk Manager
11 13 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
11 13 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.06%) Middleware
2 8 (2.93%) .NET
3 6 (2.20%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (1.83%) OAuth
4 5 (1.83%) OpenID
4 5 (1.83%) YAML
5 4 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.47%) Web Services
6 3 (1.10%) SAML
7 2 (0.73%) Kafka
8 1 (0.37%) J2EE
8 1 (0.37%) JSP
8 1 (0.37%) MLlib
8 1 (0.37%) Node.js
8 1 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.37%) REST
8 1 (0.37%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.37%) SOAP
8 1 (0.37%) TensorFlow
8 1 (0.37%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 61 (22.34%) Management Information System
2 39 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
3 27 (9.89%) Data Protection Act
4 22 (8.06%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.76%) Cyberattack
5 13 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (4.76%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.20%) Tandem
7 4 (1.47%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.47%) Replication
7 4 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.37%) Blog
8 1 (0.37%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.37%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.37%) Social Media
8 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (17.58%) Linux
2 34 (12.45%) Windows
3 20 (7.33%) Unix
4 18 (6.59%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.93%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.83%) Kali Linux
7 4 (1.47%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.37%) Android
9 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.37%) Debian
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (66.67%) Information Security
2 97 (35.53%) Risk Management
3 77 (28.21%) Cybersecurity
4 72 (26.37%) ITIL
5 68 (24.91%) Data Protection
6 49 (17.95%) Security Operations
7 38 (13.92%) Security Management
8 37 (13.55%) Data Privacy
8 37 (13.55%) Penetration Testing
8 37 (13.55%) Risk Assessment
9 35 (12.82%) Fintech
10 31 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (11.36%) DevOps
11 30 (10.99%) Data Security
12 28 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (9.89%) ISMS
14 26 (9.52%) ITSM
14 26 (9.52%) Security Architecture
14 26 (9.52%) Service Delivery
15 24 (8.79%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.86%) Python
2 15 (5.49%) SQL
3 8 (2.93%) Bash Shell
3 8 (2.93%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.20%) C#
4 6 (2.20%) C++
4 6 (2.20%) Java
5 5 (1.83%) C
5 5 (1.83%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.47%) Perl
7 3 (1.10%) Scala
7 3 (1.10%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.73%) PHP
8 2 (0.73%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.37%) COBOL
9 1 (0.37%) R
9 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 75 (27.47%) CISSP
2 56 (20.51%) CISM
3 26 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (9.16%) Degree
5 20 (7.33%) CISA
6 10 (3.66%) CEH
6 10 (3.66%) PCI QSA
7 9 (3.30%) OSCP
8 8 (2.93%) CCNA
8 8 (2.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 7 (2.56%) SANS
10 6 (2.20%) CRISC
10 6 (2.20%) GIAC
10 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (1.47%) GSNA
11 4 (1.47%) IRCA
11 4 (1.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 4 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (67.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 109 (39.93%) GDPR
3 63 (23.08%) NIST
4 58 (21.25%) COBIT
5 33 (12.09%) Cyber Essentials
6 28 (10.26%) GRC
7 12 (4.40%) NIST 800
8 11 (4.03%) HIPAA
8 11 (4.03%) ISO 22301
9 9 (3.30%) NCSC
9 9 (3.30%) SOC 2
10 8 (2.93%) PSD2
11 7 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (2.20%) Accessibility
13 5 (1.83%) PA-DSS
13 5 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (1.10%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (1.10%) COSO
15 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (6.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.03%) Docker
3 7 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.83%) vSphere
6 4 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.10%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 11 (4.03%) Ansible
3 7 (2.56%) CASB
3 7 (2.56%) Grafana
4 6 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.83%) Nessus
6 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.10%) SCCM
8 2 (0.73%) Galera Cluster
8 2 (0.73%) Nagios
8 2 (0.73%) WSUS
9 1 (0.37%) Consul
9 1 (0.37%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.37%) Nmap
9 1 (0.37%) OpenVAS
9 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.37%) Puppet
9 1 (0.37%) Salt
9 1 (0.37%) Terraform
9 1 (0.37%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 52 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.36%) Cisco
3 22 (8.06%) ServiceNow
4 20 (7.33%) Apple
4 20 (7.33%) CheckPoint
5 19 (6.96%) F5
5 19 (6.96%) Zscaler
6 12 (4.40%) VMware
7 9 (3.30%) Oracle
8 8 (2.93%) Splunk
9 5 (1.83%) HP
10 4 (1.47%) Aruba
10 4 (1.47%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.47%) Qualys
10 4 (1.47%) Sophos
11 3 (1.10%) Meraki
11 3 (1.10%) OneTrust
12 2 (0.73%) AlienVault
12 2 (0.73%) Avaya
12 2 (0.73%) Percona