Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 293 222
Rank change year-on-year -28 -71 +50
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 255 276 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 0.94% 1.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.36% 8.02% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 218 249 490
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,750 £75,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.36% - +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 4,010 3,442 5,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.25% 11.70% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,160 2,730 4,300
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -17 85 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Thames Valley -37 59 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Kent +4 44 £60,000 +39.53% 4
Surrey -20 32 £50,000 -16.67% 4
Berkshire -13 27 £41,250 -28.88% 3
West Sussex +25 21 £51,250 +28.13%
Oxfordshire -22 17 £70,000 +16.67%
Buckinghamshire -17 15 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East Sussex -14 6 £42,500 -3.41%
Sussex - 1 £75,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £85,000 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 116 (45.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 113 (44.31%) Information Security
3 89 (34.90%) Finance
4 84 (32.94%) CISSP
5 79 (30.98%) ITIL
6 74 (29.02%) CISM
7 55 (21.57%) GDPR
8 54 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (20.78%) Windows
10 51 (20.00%) Linux
11 46 (18.04%) DevOps
12 45 (17.65%) Degree
13 44 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
14 43 (16.86%) Cybersecurity
15 41 (16.08%) CISA
15 41 (16.08%) Firewall
16 37 (14.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 37 (14.51%) Microsoft
17 36 (14.12%) SQL
17 36 (14.12%) Oracle
17 36 (14.12%) SIEM
17 36 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
18 35 (13.73%) Web Services
19 34 (13.33%) VMware
20 33 (12.94%) Unix
21 32 (12.55%) Qualys
22 31 (12.16%) Splunk
22 31 (12.16%) SQL Server
23 30 (11.76%) .NET
23 30 (11.76%) Risk Management

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 22 (8.63%) JBoss
2 21 (8.24%) Apache
3 19 (7.45%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.18%) IIS
6 2 (0.78%) nginx
6 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (10.59%) SaaS
2 14 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.10%) Office 365
4 10 (3.92%) IaaS
4 10 (3.92%) PaaS
5 8 (3.14%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.78%) GitHub
6 2 (0.78%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.39%) Datadog
7 1 (0.39%) Route 53
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.08%) Firewall
2 22 (8.63%) DNS
3 17 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 17 (6.67%) WAN
4 13 (5.10%) LAN
5 10 (3.92%) SSL
6 9 (3.53%) DHCP
6 9 (3.53%) HTTP
6 9 (3.53%) Network Security
7 8 (3.14%) BGP
7 8 (3.14%) MPLS
8 7 (2.75%) Internet
8 7 (2.75%) OSPF
8 7 (2.75%) VPN
9 6 (2.35%) IPsec
10 5 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.96%) RIP
10 5 (1.96%) VPLS
11 4 (1.57%) SAN
11 4 (1.57%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.41%) MySQL
3 18 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.49%) RDBMS
4 14 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (5.10%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.57%) OLTP
9 3 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.18%) Big Data
9 3 (1.18%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (9.02%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.92%) JUnit
4 9 (3.53%) SoapUI
5 8 (3.14%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.96%) Ant
6 5 (1.96%) Gradle
6 5 (1.96%) Selenium
7 4 (1.57%) Burp Suite
7 4 (1.57%) JMeter
7 4 (1.57%) Metasploit
7 4 (1.57%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.39%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.39%) Maven
8 1 (0.39%) Subversion
8 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 89 (34.90%) Finance
2 17 (6.67%) Banking
3 13 (5.10%) Retail
4 12 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.31%) Legal
6 5 (1.96%) Back Office
6 5 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.18%) Law
7 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (21.18%) Analyst
2 36 (14.12%) Security Manager
3 35 (13.73%) Security Analyst
4 24 (9.41%) Information Analyst
4 24 (9.41%) Information Security Analyst
5 23 (9.02%) Consultant
5 23 (9.02%) Information Manager
6 21 (8.24%) Developer
6 21 (8.24%) Information Security Manager
7 17 (6.67%) Security Consultant
8 15 (5.88%) Administrator
8 15 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
9 14 (5.49%) Architect
9 14 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (5.49%) Network Engineer
9 14 (5.49%) Security Engineer
9 14 (5.49%) Senior Information Analyst
9 14 (5.49%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 13 (5.10%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.73%) Web Services
2 30 (11.76%) .NET
3 28 (10.98%) HTML
3 28 (10.98%) XML
4 27 (10.59%) CSS
5 25 (9.80%) REST
6 24 (9.41%) SailPoint
7 20 (7.84%) ASP.NET
8 19 (7.45%) JSON
9 16 (6.27%) Ajax
10 15 (5.88%) jQuery
10 15 (5.88%) Middleware
11 14 (5.49%) SOAP
12 10 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (3.53%) XSL
14 8 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (2.75%) Spring
16 6 (2.35%) LDAP
16 6 (2.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (11.37%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (4.71%) Contactless
5 12 (4.71%) EMV
5 12 (4.71%) Virtual Team
6 11 (4.31%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.53%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (3.14%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.35%) Clustering
9 6 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (2.35%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.96%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.96%) EPoS
10 5 (1.96%) IVR
10 5 (1.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 53 (20.78%) Windows
2 51 (20.00%) Linux
3 33 (12.94%) Unix
4 15 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.57%) Kali Linux
5 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.78%) Debian
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) Solaris
7 1 (0.39%) SUSE
7 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (44.31%) Information Security
2 79 (30.98%) ITIL
3 54 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (18.04%) DevOps
5 43 (16.86%) Cybersecurity
6 36 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (14.12%) SIEM
7 30 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 30 (11.76%) Security Operations
8 29 (11.37%) Data Security
8 29 (11.37%) Scrum
9 28 (10.98%) Data Protection
10 25 (9.80%) Security Monitoring
10 25 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
11 23 (9.02%) E-Commerce
11 23 (9.02%) Penetration Testing
12 22 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (7.84%) Privileged Access Management
13 20 (7.84%) Security Management
14 18 (7.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.12%) SQL
2 29 (11.37%) C#
3 26 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 17 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 16 (6.27%) Java
6 15 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 13 (5.10%) Perl
7 13 (5.10%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.31%) Python
9 9 (3.53%) PHP
10 3 (1.18%) Java 8
11 1 (0.39%) C
11 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (32.94%) CISSP
2 74 (29.02%) CISM
3 45 (17.65%) Degree
4 41 (16.08%) CISA
5 18 (7.06%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (5.49%) SC Cleared
8 12 (4.71%) GIAC
9 10 (3.92%) GCIH
9 10 (3.92%) PCI QSA
10 9 (3.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 9 (3.53%) CCSP
10 9 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (3.53%) SANS
11 8 (3.14%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (2.75%) CRISC
13 6 (2.35%) CEH
14 5 (1.96%) ISTQB
15 4 (1.57%) CREST Certified
15 4 (1.57%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (45.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (21.57%) GDPR
3 37 (14.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 28 (10.98%) COBIT
5 12 (4.71%) PA-DSS
6 10 (3.92%) QA
7 9 (3.53%) PSD2
8 7 (2.75%) HIPAA
9 6 (2.35%) NIST 800
9 6 (2.35%) SLA
10 5 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (1.57%) ISAE 3402
11 4 (1.57%) RMADS
12 3 (1.18%) ISO 9001
12 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.78%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.78%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.78%) PMO
14 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (9.02%) Docker
3 12 (4.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.39%) iptables
4 1 (0.39%) LXC
4 1 (0.39%) NFS
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (10.98%) Nessus
2 22 (8.63%) OpenVAS
2 22 (8.63%) Puppet
3 21 (8.24%) Terraform
4 19 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (7.45%) QRadar
5 18 (7.06%) Core Impact
5 18 (7.06%) Nexpose
6 12 (4.71%) Packer
7 10 (3.92%) Kibana
7 10 (3.92%) logstash
8 7 (2.75%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (1.96%) HP ALM
9 5 (1.96%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.57%) RSA Security Analytics
11 3 (1.18%) Ansible
11 3 (1.18%) PowerBroker
11 3 (1.18%) SELinux
11 3 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.78%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 37 (14.51%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.12%) Oracle
3 34 (13.33%) VMware
4 32 (12.55%) Qualys
5 31 (12.16%) Splunk
6 29 (11.37%) LogRhythm
7 28 (10.98%) ArcSight
8 24 (9.41%) SolarWinds
9 21 (8.24%) AlienVault
9 21 (8.24%) CyberArk
10 20 (7.84%) Apple
10 20 (7.84%) Bomgar
10 20 (7.84%) Cisco
10 20 (7.84%) PayPal
11 17 (6.67%) Aveksa
12 15 (5.88%) Capita
12 15 (5.88%) Red Hat
13 12 (4.71%) WorldPay
14 9 (3.53%) F5
14 9 (3.53%) ServiceNow