Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 171 177
Rank change year-on-year -46 +6 +62
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 6 45 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.87% 1.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.25% 7.88% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 33 48
Scotland median annual salary £58,250 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.95% +13.51% -1.60%
10th Percentile £33,000 £47,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £64,400
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +9.95%

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 480 571 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.55% 10.98% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 308 350 540
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,461 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.51% +3.65% -
10th Percentile £25,800 £24,925 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -14 3 £51,500 +28.75%
Edinburgh -42 2 £66,250 +29.27%
PCI DSS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (33.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 2 (33.33%) GDPR
5 1 (16.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) OWASP
5 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) CRISC
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) CLAS
5 1 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (16.67%) CISA

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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Compliance Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Security Compliance Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Governance Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 1 (16.67%) ISMS
5 1 (16.67%) OWASP
5 1 (16.67%) Security Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) CLAS
2 1 (16.67%) CRISC
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) GDPR
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V