Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 182 196
Rank change year-on-year -44 +14 -22
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 16 21 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.45% 0.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.64% 5.24% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 37
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £38,000 £30,250 £42,600
90th Percentile £76,900 £68,600 £71,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +6.00%

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 605 401 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.47% 8.58% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 368 230 453
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £37,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.85% -14.20% -
10th Percentile £28,925 £24,941 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,875 £67,500
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -34 11 £60,000 +4.80% 1
Edinburgh -14 4 £59,000 +18.00% 4
Inverclyde +6 1 - -
PCI DSS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 13 (81.25%) Information Security
2 10 (62.50%) GDPR
3 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (43.75%) CISSP
4 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
4 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (31.25%) PSD2
5 5 (31.25%) Strategic Thinking
5 5 (31.25%) Network Security
5 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
5 5 (31.25%) OWASP
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Banking
6 4 (25.00%) ISMS
6 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
6 4 (25.00%) Security Management
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) CISM
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (18.75%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
7 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 3 (18.75%) Data Privacy
7 3 (18.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (18.75%) CISA
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) COBIT
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Management

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 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Sitefinity
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Information Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Security Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Information Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Cyberattack
2 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) CentOS
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Information Security
2 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
2 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) OWASP
3 5 (31.25%) Strategic Thinking
4 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 4 (25.00%) ISMS
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Security Management
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Data Privacy
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 3 (18.75%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Compliance Management
6 2 (12.50%) Presales
6 2 (12.50%) Risk and Compliance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) CISM
3 3 (18.75%) CISA
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 2 (12.50%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) GDPR
2 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (31.25%) PSD2
4 3 (18.75%) COBIT
5 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
1 2 (12.50%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) VMware