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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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 344 324 274
Rank change year-on-year -20 -50 +67
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 132 59 145
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.65% 0.44% 0.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.17% 2.90% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 101 47 120
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,000 £41,025
25th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £58,497 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.57% +6.36% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £83,750 £64,688
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - -4.17%

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 3,162 2,031 2,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.60% 14.98% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,878 1,320 1,805
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,450 £28,850
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £52,465
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.70% +4.93%
75th Percentile £67,375 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - - +10.00%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing PCI DSS in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -28 39 £65,000 +23.81% 3
Thames Valley -49 28 £65,000 - 2
Kent -39 18 £35,000 -30.00%
Surrey -42 17 £60,000 -32.39% 1
West Sussex +9 16 £60,000 -27.27%
Berkshire -7 14 £70,000 -15.15% 1
Buckinghamshire -58 11 £65,000 +18.18% 1
East Sussex - 5 £60,000 -
Sussex - 4 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £120,000 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 71 (53.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (40.91%) Azure
3 52 (39.39%) Windows
4 45 (34.09%) NIST
5 44 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 44 (33.33%) GDPR
6 40 (30.30%) CISSP
7 38 (28.79%) Agile
8 36 (27.27%) Information Security
9 33 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 32 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
11 31 (23.48%) Firewall
12 29 (21.97%) Finance
12 29 (21.97%) AWS
12 29 (21.97%) Cyber Essentials
13 28 (21.21%) Microsoft 365
14 27 (20.45%) Microsoft
15 25 (18.94%) Linux
15 25 (18.94%) Manufacturing
15 25 (18.94%) OWASP
16 24 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
16 24 (18.18%) Windows Server
17 23 (17.42%) Threat Modelling
17 23 (17.42%) Terraform
18 22 (16.67%) Ansible
18 22 (16.67%) CI/CD
19 21 (15.91%) MITRE ATT&CK
19 21 (15.91%) Docker
19 21 (15.91%) GitLab
19 21 (15.91%) Kubernetes

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 8 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.55%) JBoss
2 6 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.52%) OpenEdge
3 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 54 (40.91%) Azure
2 29 (21.97%) AWS
3 28 (21.21%) Microsoft 365
4 24 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (15.91%) GitHub
6 18 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (10.61%) Serverless
8 4 (3.03%) IaaS
8 4 (3.03%) PaaS
9 3 (2.27%) Azure Sentinel
10 2 (1.52%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.76%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 1 (0.76%) AWS CodePipeline
11 1 (0.76%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.76%) GCP
11 1 (0.76%) Route 53
11 1 (0.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.48%) Firewall
2 8 (6.06%) Internet
3 7 (5.30%) Network Security
4 5 (3.79%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.27%) SSL
5 3 (2.27%) Wireless
6 2 (1.52%) LAN
6 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.52%) WAN
6 2 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.76%) DHCP
7 1 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.55%) NoSQL
1 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 6 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (3.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.52%) MySQL
3 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (15.91%) GitLab
2 14 (10.61%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.06%) Bitbucket
3 8 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.06%) WebSpeed
4 1 (0.76%) JIRA
4 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (21.97%) Finance
2 25 (18.94%) Manufacturing
3 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (13.64%) Telecoms
5 15 (11.36%) Social Skills
6 14 (10.61%) Law
7 11 (8.33%) Public Sector
8 10 (7.58%) Banking
9 8 (6.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 8 (6.06%) Marketing
9 8 (6.06%) Retail
10 6 (4.55%) Electronics
10 6 (4.55%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.76%) Legal
11 1 (0.76%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 30 (22.73%) Analyst
2 23 (17.42%) Security Analyst
3 21 (15.91%) Architect
4 17 (12.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 16 (12.12%) Consultant
6 12 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 11 (8.33%) Network Engineer
8 10 (7.58%) Developer
8 10 (7.58%) IT Engineer
9 9 (6.82%) Information Analyst
9 9 (6.82%) Information Security Analyst
10 8 (6.06%) Administrator
10 8 (6.06%) IT Analyst
10 8 (6.06%) Network Administrator
10 8 (6.06%) Network Systems Engineer
10 8 (6.06%) Principal Architect
10 8 (6.06%) Principal Technical Architect
10 8 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (6.06%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.85%) ARM Templates
1 13 (9.85%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (8.33%) HTML
3 8 (6.06%) Play Framework
3 8 (6.06%) Spring
4 6 (4.55%) Java EE
5 4 (3.03%) WF
6 2 (1.52%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.76%) .NET
7 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.76%) CSS
7 1 (0.76%) JSON
7 1 (0.76%) Node.js
7 1 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.39%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (9.85%) Cloud Native
2 13 (9.85%) Clustering
2 13 (9.85%) Driving Licence
2 13 (9.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (7.58%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.30%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.55%) IoT
7 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.52%) Digital Currency
10 1 (0.76%) Digital Signage
10 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.76%) NHS
10 1 (0.76%) PKI
10 1 (0.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 52 (39.39%) Windows
2 25 (18.94%) Linux
3 24 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 13 (9.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (1.52%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (28.79%) Agile
3 36 (27.27%) Information Security
4 32 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
5 25 (18.94%) OWASP
6 23 (17.42%) Threat Modelling
7 22 (16.67%) CI/CD
8 21 (15.91%) MITRE ATT&CK
9 19 (14.39%) Mentoring
10 18 (13.64%) SIEM
11 15 (11.36%) Microservices
11 15 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (10.61%) DevOps
12 14 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (10.61%) Software Engineering
13 13 (9.85%) Data Security
13 13 (9.85%) Deployment Automation
13 13 (9.85%) GitOps
13 13 (9.85%) Load Balancing
13 13 (9.85%) Observability
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.12%) Java
2 15 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.61%) Bash
4 10 (7.58%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.82%) Python
6 8 (6.06%) Groovy
6 8 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.27%) SQL
8 1 (0.76%) C#
8 1 (0.76%) PHP
8 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (30.30%) CISSP
2 15 (11.36%) CISA
2 15 (11.36%) CISM
3 12 (9.09%) Degree
4 8 (6.06%) AWS Certification
4 8 (6.06%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (4.55%) CEH
5 6 (4.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 6 (4.55%) PCI QSA
6 5 (3.79%) GSEC
6 5 (3.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (3.03%) CRISC
8 3 (2.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (2.27%) CCSP
8 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.27%) CREST Certified
8 3 (2.27%) GIAC
8 3 (2.27%) Master's Degree
8 3 (2.27%) OSCP
9 2 (1.52%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (53.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (34.09%) NIST
3 44 (33.33%) GDPR
4 29 (21.97%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (14.39%) ISO 9001
6 15 (11.36%) GRC
7 13 (9.85%) SOC 1
7 13 (9.85%) SOC 2
8 8 (6.06%) NCSC
9 7 (5.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (3.79%) PSD2
11 4 (3.03%) GAMP
11 4 (3.03%) HIPAA
12 3 (2.27%) PA-DSS
13 2 (1.52%) BS7799
13 2 (1.52%) PMO
14 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.76%) IASME
14 1 (0.76%) NIST 800
System Software
1 33 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (15.91%) Docker
3 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 23 (17.42%) Terraform
2 22 (16.67%) Ansible
3 21 (15.91%) Kubernetes
4 14 (10.61%) Grafana
5 13 (9.85%) PowerCLI
5 13 (9.85%) Prometheus
6 8 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (6.06%) Puppet
7 3 (2.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 3 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.52%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.52%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.76%) Consul
9 1 (0.76%) Nessus
9 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.36%) Oracle
3 14 (10.61%) VMware
4 13 (9.85%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (5.30%) SAP
6 6 (4.55%) CyberArk
6 6 (4.55%) ForgeRock
6 6 (4.55%) IBM
6 6 (4.55%) Workday
7 4 (3.03%) AlienVault
8 3 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.27%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.52%) Darktrace
9 2 (1.52%) Meraki
9 2 (1.52%) Progress
10 1 (0.76%) Apple
10 1 (0.76%) Cisco
10 1 (0.76%) Citrix
10 1 (0.76%) Genesys