Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 287 217
Rank change year-on-year -24 -70 +68
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 234 305 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.80% 1.05% 1.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.95% 8.59% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 194 238 451
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,500 £72,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3,930 3,551 4,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.49% 12.25% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,124 2,856 3,652
South East median annual salary £49,998 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in the South East

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in the South East

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in the South East over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the South East

PCI DSS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Hampshire -26 72 £61,500 +6.96% 5
Thames Valley +2 69 £60,000 +9.09% 9
Berkshire -1 37 £67,500 +16.38% 8
Kent -6 37 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Surrey -12 29 £45,000 -30.77% 2
Buckinghamshire +42 18 £45,000 +15.38%
West Sussex +6 15 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Oxfordshire -25 14 £48,500 +38.57% 1
East Sussex -12 8 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 South East region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 142 (60.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 110 (47.01%) Information Security
3 83 (35.47%) CISSP
4 82 (35.04%) Finance
5 56 (23.93%) ITIL
6 54 (23.08%) GDPR
7 53 (22.65%) Cybersecurity
8 52 (22.22%) Risk Management
9 50 (21.37%) Windows
10 46 (19.66%) CISM
11 45 (19.23%) Linux
12 42 (17.95%) CISA
13 41 (17.52%) SQL Server
14 40 (17.09%) .NET
15 39 (16.67%) Management Information System
15 39 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (16.24%) DevOps
16 38 (16.24%) Splunk
17 36 (15.38%) COBIT
18 34 (14.53%) SIEM
18 34 (14.53%) Firewall
19 31 (13.25%) Degree
20 30 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (12.82%) Security Monitoring
21 29 (12.39%) Nessus
21 29 (12.39%) TCP/IP
22 28 (11.97%) ArcSight
22 28 (11.97%) Data Protection
23 27 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
23 27 (11.54%) Performance Tuning

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (8.97%) IIS
2 17 (7.26%) Apache
3 14 (5.98%) JBoss
4 8 (3.42%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.71%) nginx
6 3 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (5.98%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.98%) SaaS
3 5 (2.14%) IaaS
3 5 (2.14%) PaaS
4 3 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.28%) Datadog
4 3 (1.28%) Office 365
5 2 (0.85%) Apple Pay
5 2 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.85%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.53%) Firewall
2 29 (12.39%) TCP/IP
3 21 (8.97%) LAN
3 21 (8.97%) WAN
4 14 (5.98%) Network Security
5 13 (5.56%) DNS
6 12 (5.13%) VPN
7 8 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (2.99%) Wireshark
9 6 (2.56%) HTTP
10 5 (2.14%) Internet
10 5 (2.14%) SSL
11 4 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (1.71%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.71%) MPLS
11 4 (1.71%) SSH
11 4 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.98%) RDBMS
3 14 (5.98%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.42%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.99%) MySQL
5 7 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.71%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.28%) Big Data
8 3 (1.28%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.28%) Redis
9 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (4.70%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.71%) Hudson
3 4 (1.71%) JIRA
4 3 (1.28%) Ant
4 3 (1.28%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.28%) Gradle
4 3 (1.28%) JUnit
4 3 (1.28%) Selenium
4 3 (1.28%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.43%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.43%) Maven
6 1 (0.43%) Metasploit
General
1 82 (35.04%) Finance
2 22 (9.40%) Legal
3 8 (3.42%) Back Office
4 7 (2.99%) Retail
4 7 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.71%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.28%) Advertising
6 3 (1.28%) Banking
6 3 (1.28%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (25.64%) Analyst
2 39 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 30 (12.82%) Information Analyst
3 30 (12.82%) Information Security Analyst
4 21 (8.97%) Developer
5 20 (8.55%) Architect
6 18 (7.69%) Security Manager
7 15 (6.41%) Head of Information
7 15 (6.41%) Head of Security
8 14 (5.98%) Head of Information Security
8 14 (5.98%) Security Engineer
9 13 (5.56%) Consultant
9 13 (5.56%) Information Security Officer
9 13 (5.56%) Security Officer
9 13 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (5.56%) Senior Information Analyst
9 13 (5.56%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 13 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
9 13 (5.56%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.70%) IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.09%) .NET
2 24 (10.26%) CSS
3 22 (9.40%) Web Services
4 21 (8.97%) Ajax
5 20 (8.55%) SailPoint
6 18 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 15 (6.41%) WinForms
8 12 (5.13%) Middleware
8 12 (5.13%) REST
9 11 (4.70%) HTML
10 8 (3.42%) JSON
10 8 (3.42%) LAMP
10 8 (3.42%) Laravel
10 8 (3.42%) Symfony
11 7 (2.99%) jQuery
12 6 (2.56%) SOAP
12 6 (2.56%) Spring
12 6 (2.56%) XML
13 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 30 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.12%) Computer Science
3 19 (8.12%) Driving Licence
4 15 (6.41%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (5.98%) Virtual Team
6 13 (5.56%) Private Cloud
7 10 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (3.85%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (2.14%) Minimum Viable Product
11 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (1.28%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 3 (1.28%) Cyberattack
12 3 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.28%) Replication
13 2 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 50 (21.37%) Windows
2 45 (19.23%) Linux
3 18 (7.69%) Unix
4 11 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.99%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.71%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.28%) Debian
8 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.85%) Android
9 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (47.01%) Information Security
2 56 (23.93%) ITIL
3 53 (22.65%) Cybersecurity
4 52 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 39 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (16.24%) DevOps
7 34 (14.53%) SIEM
8 30 (12.82%) Security Monitoring
9 28 (11.97%) Data Protection
10 27 (11.54%) Data Security
10 27 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
10 27 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
11 26 (11.11%) Security Operations
12 24 (10.26%) Security Management
12 24 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (9.40%) Project Management
14 21 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (8.55%) Incident Management
16 19 (8.12%) Business Continuity
16 19 (8.12%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.68%) C#
1 25 (10.68%) JavaScript
2 19 (8.12%) PowerShell
3 15 (6.41%) SQL
3 15 (6.41%) VB.NET
4 14 (5.98%) Shell Script
5 13 (5.56%) PHP
6 12 (5.13%) Java
6 12 (5.13%) Perl
6 12 (5.13%) Python
7 6 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.14%) Java 8
9 2 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 83 (35.47%) CISSP
2 46 (19.66%) CISM
3 42 (17.95%) CISA
4 31 (13.25%) Degree
5 20 (8.55%) CEH
6 12 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.42%) CCNA
8 8 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (2.99%) PCI QSA
10 6 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (2.14%) CISMP
11 5 (2.14%) GIAC
11 5 (2.14%) MCP
12 4 (1.71%) CREST Certified
12 4 (1.71%) IISP
12 4 (1.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 4 (1.71%) MCSE
12 4 (1.71%) SANS
12 4 (1.71%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (60.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (23.08%) GDPR
3 36 (15.38%) COBIT
4 27 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (8.97%) ISO 9001
6 11 (4.70%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (3.85%) PA-DSS
8 7 (2.99%) ISO 14001
8 7 (2.99%) NIST 800
8 7 (2.99%) SLA
9 5 (2.14%) RMADS
10 4 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (1.71%) PMO
11 3 (1.28%) QA
12 2 (0.85%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.85%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.85%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.99%) Docker
4 4 (1.71%) NFS
4 4 (1.71%) vSphere
5 3 (1.28%) iptables
5 3 (1.28%) LXC
5 3 (1.28%) Snort
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (12.39%) Nessus
2 20 (8.55%) QRadar
3 19 (8.12%) OpenVAS
4 17 (7.26%) Core Impact
4 17 (7.26%) Nexpose
5 13 (5.56%) Puppet
6 10 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.42%) Ansible
8 6 (2.56%) Nmap
9 4 (1.71%) RSA Security Analytics
10 3 (1.28%) Fail2ban
10 3 (1.28%) Nagios
10 3 (1.28%) PowerBroker
11 2 (0.85%) OSSEC
11 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.85%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 2 (0.85%) vRealize
12 1 (0.43%) CSIRT
12 1 (0.43%) SCCM
12 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 38 (16.24%) Splunk
2 28 (11.97%) ArcSight
3 25 (10.68%) LogRhythm
3 25 (10.68%) Qualys
4 24 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 22 (9.40%) Oracle
6 21 (8.97%) VMware
7 18 (7.69%) AlienVault
7 18 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 17 (7.26%) Bomgar
8 17 (7.26%) CyberArk
9 16 (6.84%) Aveksa
9 16 (6.84%) Cisco
10 11 (4.70%) Tripwire
11 8 (3.42%) Barracuda Networks
11 8 (3.42%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.99%) ServiceNow
13 6 (2.56%) F5
13 6 (2.56%) Juniper
13 6 (2.56%) SAP