Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 268 269 261
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 -55
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 74 98 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.70% 0.81% 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.88% 6.19% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57 77 89
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,937 £74,750 £67,750
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 the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,516 1,583 1,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.40% 13.05% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1,221 1,078
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,102 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in the North West

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS in the North West.

Salary trend for PCI DSS in the North West

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in the North West over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the North West

PCI DSS
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 August 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
Manchester -8 44 £45,250 -2.16% 13
Cheshire +35 14 £52,500 - 5
Merseyside -8 8 £45,000 -19.64%
Lancashire -19 8 £40,500 -28.00% 1
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 North West region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 35 (47.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (37.84%) Information Security
3 22 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (24.32%) GDPR
5 17 (22.97%) NIST
6 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (18.92%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (17.57%) Risk Management
8 13 (17.57%) CISSP
9 11 (14.86%) CISM
9 11 (14.86%) Broadband
9 11 (14.86%) Retail
10 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
10 10 (13.51%) Due Diligence
11 9 (12.16%) Business Continuity
11 9 (12.16%) Data Privacy
11 9 (12.16%) OWASP
12 8 (10.81%) Security Management
12 8 (10.81%) CISA
12 8 (10.81%) Windows
13 7 (9.46%) Information Security Management
13 7 (9.46%) Finance
13 7 (9.46%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (9.46%) COBIT
13 7 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (8.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 6 (8.11%) ISMS
14 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (8.11%) Process Improvement

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.70%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) IaaS
1 6 (8.11%) PaaS
2 5 (6.76%) SaaS
3 4 (5.41%) Azure
4 3 (4.05%) AWS
5 2 (2.70%) GCP
5 2 (2.70%) Office 365
6 1 (1.35%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) Broadband
2 5 (6.76%) DNS
2 5 (6.76%) VoIP
3 4 (5.41%) HTTP
4 3 (4.05%) DHCP
4 3 (4.05%) Firewall
4 3 (4.05%) SAN
4 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.70%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.70%) LAN
5 2 (2.70%) Network Security
5 2 (2.70%) SMTP
5 2 (2.70%) SNMP
5 2 (2.70%) WAN
6 1 (1.35%) Internet
6 1 (1.35%) MPLS
6 1 (1.35%) OSPF
6 1 (1.35%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) MySQL
1 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.35%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.35%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (14.86%) Retail
2 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.46%) Finance
4 6 (8.11%) Legal
5 4 (5.41%) Banking
5 4 (5.41%) Marketing
6 3 (4.05%) Games
7 2 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Analyst
1 17 (22.97%) Security Analyst
2 8 (10.81%) Head of Security
2 8 (10.81%) Security Engineer
3 5 (6.76%) Governance Analyst
3 5 (6.76%) Head of Information
3 5 (6.76%) Head of Information Security
3 5 (6.76%) Head of Technology
3 5 (6.76%) Security Manager
4 4 (5.41%) Compliance Analyst
4 4 (5.41%) Compliance Manager
4 4 (5.41%) Information Analyst
4 4 (5.41%) Information Manager
4 4 (5.41%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (5.41%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (5.41%) IT Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (5.41%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 4 (5.41%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 4 (5.41%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (2.70%) CSS
1 2 (2.70%) HTML
1 2 (2.70%) HTML5
1 2 (2.70%) jQuery
1 2 (2.70%) JSON
1 2 (2.70%) LDAP
1 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.76%) APACS
2 5 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.35%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.35%) EPoS
5 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Information Security
2 22 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (17.57%) Risk Management
5 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.51%) Due Diligence
6 9 (12.16%) Business Continuity
6 9 (12.16%) Data Privacy
6 9 (12.16%) OWASP
7 8 (10.81%) Security Management
8 7 (9.46%) Information Security Management
8 7 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (9.46%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.11%) ISMS
9 6 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (8.11%) Process Improvement
9 6 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (8.11%) Security Architecture
10 5 (6.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.70%) C#
2 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
2 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.35%) Python
3 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) CISSP
2 11 (14.86%) CISM
3 8 (10.81%) CISA
4 4 (5.41%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (5.41%) CRISC
4 4 (5.41%) GIAC
4 4 (5.41%) GSEC
4 4 (5.41%) PCI QSA
4 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) Degree
5 3 (4.05%) ISACA
6 2 (2.70%) EnCE
6 2 (2.70%) GPEN
7 1 (1.35%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.35%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (47.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (24.32%) GDPR
3 17 (22.97%) NIST
4 14 (18.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (9.46%) COBIT
6 6 (8.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (6.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (5.41%) ISO 22301
8 4 (5.41%) SLA
9 3 (4.05%) QA
10 2 (2.70%) PA-DSS
10 2 (2.70%) PMO
10 2 (2.70%) PSD2
11 1 (1.35%) Basel II
11 1 (1.35%) HIPAA
11 1 (1.35%) ISO 31000
11 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (1.35%) NCSC
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Terminal Services
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) ArcSight ESM
1 2 (2.70%) Graylog
1 2 (2.70%) QRadar
2 1 (1.35%) Nessus
2 1 (1.35%) Nmap
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Cisco
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) VMware
3 3 (4.05%) Apple
3 3 (4.05%) Citrix
3 3 (4.05%) Ivanti
3 3 (4.05%) Splunk
4 2 (2.70%) AlienVault
4 2 (2.70%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.70%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.35%) Meraki