Period
to 7 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 7 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 50 69
Rank change year-on-year -40 +19 +5
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 2 1 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.26% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.00% 3.23% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +71.43% -
UK 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 201 31 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 26.48% 9.87% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 95 19 42
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £24,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £36,875 £27,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -22.22%
75th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £50,313
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,500 £61,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Northern Ireland

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PCI DSS in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for PCI DSS in Northern Ireland

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing PCI DSS in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in Northern Ireland

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 7 December 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
County Antrim -42 2 £55,000 -8.33%
PCI DSS
UK

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) NIST
2 1 (50.00%) SOC 2
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) NIST
1 1 (50.00%) SOC 2