Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 152 185
Rank change year-on-year +14 +33 -42
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 17 43 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.71% 1.23% 0.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.31% 8.33% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 29
Reading median annual salary £58,000 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% +62.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £53,275 £35,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,500 £75,000 £66,750
Berkshire median annual salary £58,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.20% +8.70% +15.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 320 516 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.45% 14.73% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 242 318 494
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,275 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +11.11%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Reading

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in Reading

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 15 (88.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) Information Security
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 10 (58.82%) CISSP
4 10 (58.82%) CISM
4 10 (58.82%) Risk Management
4 10 (58.82%) Finance
5 9 (52.94%) Legal
5 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (52.94%) ITIL
5 9 (52.94%) Security Architecture
5 9 (52.94%) SIEM
5 9 (52.94%) Presales
6 8 (47.06%) Threat Modelling
6 8 (47.06%) NetWitness
6 8 (47.06%) Splunk
6 8 (47.06%) Regulatory Compliance
6 8 (47.06%) Digital Economy
6 8 (47.06%) FWSM
6 8 (47.06%) DMVPN
6 8 (47.06%) Use Case
6 8 (47.06%) Qualys
6 8 (47.06%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (47.06%) Degree
6 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (47.06%) VPN
6 8 (47.06%) SSL
6 8 (47.06%) Cisco
6 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Assessment

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (17.65%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (47.06%) DMVPN
2 8 (47.06%) FWSM
2 8 (47.06%) IPsec
2 8 (47.06%) SSL
2 8 (47.06%) VPN
3 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) BGP
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) SNMP
4 3 (17.65%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Legal
3 8 (47.06%) Digital Economy
4 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Consultant
1 9 (52.94%) Security Consultant
2 8 (47.06%) Senior Consultant
2 8 (47.06%) Senior Security Consultant
2 8 (47.06%) SIEM Consultant
2 8 (47.06%) Splunk Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Account Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Head of Information
5 1 (5.88%) Information Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Sales Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Account Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Sales Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Information Security
2 10 (58.82%) Risk Management
3 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Presales
3 9 (52.94%) Security Architecture
3 9 (52.94%) SIEM
4 8 (47.06%) Project Planning
4 8 (47.06%) Regulatory Compliance
4 8 (47.06%) Threat Modelling
4 8 (47.06%) Use Case
4 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.76%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (11.76%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CISM
1 10 (58.82%) CISSP
2 8 (47.06%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) CISA
4 1 (5.88%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (88.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) ISO 22301
2 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
2 4 (23.53%) SLA
3 2 (11.76%) GDPR
4 1 (5.88%) NIST 800
4 1 (5.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Nessus
1 8 (47.06%) Nmap
2 3 (17.65%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Opsview
2 3 (17.65%) vMotion
2 3 (17.65%) WMI
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
1 8 (47.06%) NetWitness
1 8 (47.06%) Qualys
1 8 (47.06%) Splunk
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (17.65%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) VMware