Period
to 27 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England > North of England
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 248 235 226
Rank change year-on-year -13 -9 +53
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 75 166 250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.69% 1.05% 1.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.50% 8.88% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 74 140 223
Median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £39,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £65,350 £73,000 £65,400
England median annual salary £58,497 £57,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year +1.73% +2.22% -5.46%

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 the North of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,154 1,869 2,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 10.67% 11.84% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1,495 2,090
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in the North of England

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PCI DSS in the North of England.

Salary trend for PCI DSS in the North of England

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PCI DSS in the North of England over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the North of England

PCI DSS
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the North of England region over the 6 months to 27 February 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
North West +24 47 £45,000 -20.00% 6
Yorkshire -11 26 £50,000 -9.09% 5
North East - 2 £45,000 - 1
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 North of England region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 33 (44.00%) Firewall
2 29 (38.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (37.33%) Information Security
3 28 (37.33%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (36.00%) Cisco
4 27 (36.00%) CheckPoint
5 21 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (22.67%) CCNA
6 17 (22.67%) WAN
6 17 (22.67%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (18.67%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (18.67%) Security Architecture
7 14 (18.67%) Finance
8 13 (17.33%) Network Security
8 13 (17.33%) Linux
8 13 (17.33%) Windows
8 13 (17.33%) GDPR
9 12 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (16.00%) Wireless
9 12 (16.00%) SQL
9 12 (16.00%) Azure
10 11 (14.67%) Fortinet
10 11 (14.67%) CCSA
10 11 (14.67%) LAN
10 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
10 11 (14.67%) VPN
10 11 (14.67%) CISSP
10 11 (14.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 11 (14.67%) Capacity Management
10 11 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Azure
2 4 (5.33%) AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) G Suite
3 2 (2.67%) SaaS
3 2 (2.67%) Slack
4 1 (1.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (1.33%) GCP
4 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (44.00%) Firewall
2 21 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (22.67%) WAN
4 13 (17.33%) Network Security
5 12 (16.00%) Wireless
6 11 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (14.67%) LAN
6 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
6 11 (14.67%) VPN
7 6 (8.00%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (4.00%) VoIP
9 2 (2.67%) DNS
9 2 (2.67%) Internet
10 1 (1.33%) DHCP
10 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) JIRA
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (24.00%) Security Engineer
3 13 (17.33%) IT Manager
4 10 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Software Team Leader
5 8 (10.67%) Team Leader
5 8 (10.67%) Test Team Leader
6 7 (9.33%) IT Security Manager
6 7 (9.33%) Security Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) IT Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) IT Security Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Security Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Head of Information
9 4 (5.33%) Head of Security
9 4 (5.33%) Information Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.33%) FMCG
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Linux
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.00%) Unix
4 5 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.00%) AIX
5 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.00%) Solaris
6 2 (2.67%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) Information Security
2 17 (22.67%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (18.67%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (18.67%) Security Architecture
4 12 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (14.67%) Capacity Management
5 11 (14.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 10 (13.33%) Coaching
6 10 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (13.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 10 (13.33%) Threat Management
6 10 (13.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 10 (13.33%) Web Filtering
7 8 (10.67%) Data Security
7 8 (10.67%) Manual Testing
7 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.67%) SDLC
7 8 (10.67%) Software Testing
8 7 (9.33%) Security Management
8 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (37.33%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.67%) CCNA
3 11 (14.67%) CCSA
3 11 (14.67%) CISSP
4 10 (13.33%) CCNP
4 10 (13.33%) DBS Check
4 10 (13.33%) JNCIP
5 8 (10.67%) CISM
6 5 (6.67%) CISA
6 5 (6.67%) PCI QSA
7 4 (5.33%) Degree
8 3 (4.00%) IBM AIX Certification
8 3 (4.00%) RHCE
8 3 (4.00%) Sun Certification
9 2 (2.67%) CEH
10 1 (1.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.33%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (38.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (17.33%) GDPR
3 7 (9.33%) SLA
4 5 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (4.00%) NIST
5 3 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.33%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) Firmware
3 1 (1.33%) Docker
3 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.67%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.33%) CASB
3 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) CheckPoint
1 27 (36.00%) Cisco
2 11 (14.67%) Fortinet
3 10 (13.33%) Aruba
3 10 (13.33%) HP
3 10 (13.33%) Juniper
4 6 (8.00%) Darktrace
4 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.33%) SAP
6 3 (4.00%) Google
6 3 (4.00%) IBM
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle
6 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.00%) Remedy
7 2 (2.67%) Sun
8 1 (1.33%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.33%) VMware