Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 228 171
Rank change year-on-year +9 -57 +17
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 13 7 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.24% 0.13% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.23% 1.47% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 27
Scotland median annual salary £47,000 £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.37% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £35,375 £39,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 582 476 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.88% 8.50% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 362 312 331
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Scotland

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in Scotland

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Scotland over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in Scotland

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
Edinburgh +5 9 £75,000 +11.11% 3
Glasgow -4 4 £46,500 -9.71%
PCI DSS
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
1 7 (53.85%) CISM
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (53.85%) GDPR
2 6 (46.15%) CRISC
2 6 (46.15%) CISA
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Office 365
3 4 (30.77%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (30.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
5 2 (15.38%) Data Security
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) SSCP

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) ATM
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) RSpec
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
1 5 (38.46%) Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
2 4 (30.77%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Data Security
3 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Internal Audit
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Records Management
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISM
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) CISA
2 6 (46.15%) CRISC
3 2 (15.38%) CEH
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) SSCP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) CCSA
4 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) GDPR
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (15.38%) COBIT
3 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (7.69%) ISO 8583
4 1 (7.69%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec