Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 267 273
Rank change year-on-year +134 +6 -8
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 85 74 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.75% 0.70% 0.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.20% 4.86% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 61 59 74
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.20% -6.82%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £26,875
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £75,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

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 644 1,522 1,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.29% 14.42% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 500 964 1,210
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,000 £24,225
90th Percentile £67,625 £72,169 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing PCI DSS in the North West over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 2020. 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 +110 58 £50,000 +10.50% 8
Merseyside +32 14 £60,000 +33.33%
Cheshire +47 7 £45,000 -16.28%
Lancashire +58 6 £41,750 +4.38%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 53 (62.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (32.94%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.94%) Firewall
3 24 (28.24%) Azure
4 23 (27.06%) VPN
5 22 (25.88%) PaaS
6 21 (24.71%) IaaS
6 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
6 21 (24.71%) SQL Server
7 20 (23.53%) NIST
8 19 (22.35%) IIS
8 19 (22.35%) Information Security
9 18 (21.18%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (18.82%) Risk Management
10 16 (18.82%) CISM
10 16 (18.82%) CISSP
10 16 (18.82%) GDPR
11 15 (17.65%) IT Strategy
11 15 (17.65%) MPLS
11 15 (17.65%) Data Management
12 12 (14.12%) Finance
12 12 (14.12%) Cisco
12 12 (14.12%) .NET
13 11 (12.94%) CISA
14 10 (11.76%) Retail
14 10 (11.76%) Network Security
15 9 (10.59%) ISMS
15 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
15 9 (10.59%) Data Centre
15 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP

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 19 (22.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 24 (28.24%) Azure
2 22 (25.88%) PaaS
3 21 (24.71%) IaaS
4 4 (4.71%) AWS
5 3 (3.53%) SaaS
6 2 (2.35%) GCP
6 2 (2.35%) npm
7 1 (1.18%) Akamai
7 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.18%) GitHub
7 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.94%) Firewall
2 23 (27.06%) VPN
3 15 (17.65%) MPLS
4 10 (11.76%) Network Security
5 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.88%) BGP
6 5 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (5.88%) HTTP
6 5 (5.88%) OSPF
6 5 (5.88%) VXLAN
6 5 (5.88%) Wireless
6 5 (5.88%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.71%) LAN
7 4 (4.71%) WAN
8 3 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.18%) LLU
9 1 (1.18%) VoIP
9 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.06%) JIRA
2 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.35%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.35%) Cypress.io
3 2 (2.35%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.35%) Protractor
3 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.18%) Xcode
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Retail
3 7 (8.24%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Architect
1 19 (22.35%) Infrastructure Architect
2 17 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) Senior Security Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Analyst
4 12 (14.12%) Security Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Security Manager
6 9 (10.59%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Test Leader
8 7 (8.24%) Information Analyst
8 7 (8.24%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) IT Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
10 4 (4.71%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) .NET
2 6 (7.06%) .NET Core
2 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.88%) CSS
3 5 (5.88%) RESTful
3 5 (5.88%) Web Services
4 4 (4.71%) HTML
5 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.53%) JSON
5 3 (3.53%) SOAP
5 3 (3.53%) WCF
6 2 (2.35%) REST
6 2 (2.35%) RxJS
6 2 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.18%) CSS3
7 1 (1.18%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.18%) LESS
7 1 (1.18%) Sass
7 1 (1.18%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (8.24%) Social Media
3 4 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.35%) BBC
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) HPUX
2 2 (2.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Unix
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Information Security
2 18 (21.18%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (18.82%) Risk Management
4 15 (17.65%) Data Management
4 15 (17.65%) IT Strategy
5 9 (10.59%) ISMS
5 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.24%) DDoS Mitigation
7 7 (8.24%) Secure Coding
8 6 (7.06%) Fintech
8 6 (7.06%) Internal Audit
8 6 (7.06%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (7.06%) TDD
9 5 (5.88%) Coaching
9 5 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.88%) ITIL
9 5 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.24%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) C#
3 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.53%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.18%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.18%) PHP
4 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) CISM
1 16 (18.82%) CISSP
2 11 (12.94%) CISA
3 7 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.24%) PCI QSA
4 4 (4.71%) CCNA
4 4 (4.71%) GIAC
4 4 (4.71%) MCSA
4 4 (4.71%) MCSE
4 4 (4.71%) MCTS
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.71%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (3.53%) CCNP
5 3 (3.53%) CEH
5 3 (3.53%) CRISC
5 3 (3.53%) CSSLP
5 3 (3.53%) ISSAP
5 3 (3.53%) ISSMP
5 3 (3.53%) JNCIP
5 3 (3.53%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (62.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (23.53%) NIST
3 16 (18.82%) GDPR
4 8 (9.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (9.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (9.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (4.71%) COBIT
6 2 (2.35%) HIPAA
7 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (1.18%) ISO 31000
7 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.35%) HP Fortify
2 2 (2.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (32.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.12%) Cisco
3 8 (9.41%) CheckPoint
3 8 (9.41%) Fortinet
4 7 (8.24%) HP
4 7 (8.24%) Palo Alto
5 6 (7.06%) Oracle
6 5 (5.88%) VMware
7 4 (4.71%) McAfee
7 4 (4.71%) Meraki
8 3 (3.53%) Aruba
8 3 (3.53%) Juniper
9 2 (2.35%) ATG
9 2 (2.35%) Capita
9 2 (2.35%) Google
9 2 (2.35%) hybris
9 2 (2.35%) IBM
9 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.35%) SAP
10 1 (1.18%) Citrix