Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 191 202
Rank change year-on-year -28 +11 -31
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 20 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.35% 0.33% 0.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.03% 3.77% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 36
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,700 £29,875 £47,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,600 £71,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 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 659 451 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.41% 8.66% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 389 254 422
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% -2.27%
10th Percentile £28,450 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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
Glasgow -15 13 £60,000 +4.80% 1
Edinburgh -13 6 £50,500 +1.00% 4
Inverclyde 0 1 - -
PCI DSS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 13 (65.00%) GDPR
3 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (45.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) CISSP
5 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Network Security
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Security Management
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (25.00%) OWASP
7 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
7 5 (25.00%) PSD2
8 4 (20.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (20.00%) Records Management
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
8 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
8 4 (20.00%) CISA
8 4 (20.00%) CISM
8 4 (20.00%) ISMS
8 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 4 (20.00%) Banking
8 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.00%) COBIT
9 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) Consultant
1 3 (15.00%) Designer
1 3 (15.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (15.00%) Security Designer
1 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) Senior Information Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Head of Business Systems
2 2 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.00%) CIO
3 1 (5.00%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Security Compliance Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) CentOS
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 9 (45.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (25.00%) OWASP
5 5 (25.00%) Security Management
5 5 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 4 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
6 4 (20.00%) ISMS
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 4 (20.00%) Records Management
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (15.00%) Data Privacy
7 3 (15.00%) People Management
7 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CISSP
2 4 (20.00%) CISA
2 4 (20.00%) CISM
2 4 (20.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (5.00%) CRISC
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PCI QSA
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) GDPR
2 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (25.00%) PSD2
4 3 (15.00%) COBIT
5 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) VMware