Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 216 193
Rank change year-on-year -1 -23 -14
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 14 11 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.20% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.39% 2.38% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 31
Scotland median annual salary £55,250 £61,625 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +17.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,950 £44,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £67,500
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 587 462 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.78% 8.35% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 361 278 379
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £24,200
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 September 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 18 September 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 +13 9 £69,500 +32.38% 2
Glasgow -7 5 £47,500 -28.57%
PCI DSS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (78.57%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) GDPR
3 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (35.71%) CISM
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) CISSP
4 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
5 4 (28.57%) CRISC
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) CISA
5 4 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (28.57%) Office 365
5 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (21.43%) People Management
6 3 (21.43%) PSD2
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
7 2 (14.29%) OWASP
7 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
7 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
7 2 (14.29%) Sitefinity
7 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework

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 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) ATM
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Head of Business Systems
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) CentOS
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
5 3 (21.43%) People Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Case Management
6 2 (14.29%) Content Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Security
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) OWASP
6 2 (14.29%) Records Management
6 2 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CISM
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 4 (28.57%) CISA
2 4 (28.57%) CRISC
3 1 (7.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (7.14%) PCI QSA
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) GDPR
2 4 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (21.43%) PSD2
4 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
4 2 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (7.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) VMware