Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 312 289 245
Rank change year-on-year -23 -44 +65
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 236 301 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 0.97% 1.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.02% 7.81% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 196 236 367
South East median annual salary £58,750 £50,625 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.05% -7.95% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,250 £35,000 £35,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £70,750 £75,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 3,921 3,855 4,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.93% 12.36% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,115 3,069 3,374
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,328 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,650 £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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +18 84 £57,500 +35.29% 12
Thames Valley +31 83 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Berkshire +26 57 £61,125 +3.60% 2
Kent -9 21 £60,000 +28.34% 1
West Sussex -3 16 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Surrey -13 16 £57,500 -4.17% 2
Buckinghamshire +32 15 £45,000 - 2
East Sussex +7 14 £40,000 -19.19% 1
Oxfordshire +3 11 £48,500 +38.57%
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 157 (66.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 111 (47.03%) Information Security
3 85 (36.02%) CISSP
4 76 (32.20%) Finance
5 68 (28.81%) GDPR
6 65 (27.54%) Risk Management
7 59 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 51 (21.61%) Windows
9 49 (20.76%) ITIL
10 46 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (18.64%) Data Protection
12 41 (17.37%) Linux
13 39 (16.53%) SQL Server
14 38 (16.10%) .NET
14 38 (16.10%) CISM
15 37 (15.68%) Firewall
15 37 (15.68%) Management Information System
15 37 (15.68%) Performance Tuning
16 36 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
16 36 (15.25%) CISA
17 34 (14.41%) SIEM
18 31 (13.14%) TCP/IP
19 30 (12.71%) CSS
19 30 (12.71%) Vulnerability Management
20 29 (12.29%) COBIT
21 28 (11.86%) JavaScript
22 27 (11.44%) ISO 9001
22 27 (11.44%) Project Management
22 27 (11.44%) Ajax
23 26 (11.02%) IIS

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 26 (11.02%) IIS
2 15 (6.36%) Apache
3 9 (3.81%) JBoss
4 3 (1.27%) nginx
5 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.42%) Confluence
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (6.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.78%) SaaS
4 5 (2.12%) IaaS
4 5 (2.12%) Office 365
4 5 (2.12%) PaaS
5 4 (1.69%) Apigee
6 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.85%) Apple Pay
6 2 (0.85%) Datadog
6 2 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.85%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.68%) Firewall
2 31 (13.14%) TCP/IP
3 25 (10.59%) LAN
3 25 (10.59%) WAN
4 19 (8.05%) Network Security
5 13 (5.51%) VPN
6 12 (5.08%) Wireshark
7 10 (4.24%) DNS
7 10 (4.24%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (3.81%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (2.97%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.54%) HTTP
11 5 (2.12%) Internet
11 5 (2.12%) SSL
12 4 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (1.69%) IPsec
12 4 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 3 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 3 (1.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.97%) Big Data
3 7 (2.97%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.54%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.12%) MySQL
5 5 (2.12%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.85%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.85%) Redis
9 1 (0.42%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (3.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.69%) Artifactory
2 4 (1.69%) Hudson
2 4 (1.69%) JIRA
3 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.27%) JUnit
4 2 (0.85%) Ant
4 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.85%) Gradle
4 2 (0.85%) Selenium
5 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.42%) SonarQube
General
1 76 (32.20%) Finance
2 23 (9.75%) Legal
3 12 (5.08%) Marketing
4 7 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.54%) Back Office
6 5 (2.12%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.69%) Retail
7 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Local Government
9 1 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (20.76%) Analyst
2 37 (15.68%) Security Analyst
3 27 (11.44%) Consultant
3 27 (11.44%) Developer
4 23 (9.75%) Security Consultant
5 21 (8.90%) Security Engineer
6 19 (8.05%) Architect
6 19 (8.05%) Information Analyst
6 19 (8.05%) Information Security Analyst
7 15 (6.36%) IT Analyst
8 14 (5.93%) Auditor
8 14 (5.93%) Information Security Officer
8 14 (5.93%) IT Auditor
8 14 (5.93%) Security Manager
8 14 (5.93%) Security Officer
8 14 (5.93%) Software Developer
9 13 (5.51%) Head of Security
10 12 (5.08%) Head of Information
10 12 (5.08%) Information Security Consultant
11 11 (4.66%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.10%) .NET
2 30 (12.71%) CSS
3 27 (11.44%) Ajax
4 25 (10.59%) Web Services
5 23 (9.75%) WinForms
6 12 (5.08%) Middleware
7 11 (4.66%) Laravel
7 11 (4.66%) Symfony
8 9 (3.81%) SailPoint
9 8 (3.39%) LAMP
10 6 (2.54%) HTML
11 5 (2.12%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.12%) jQuery
11 5 (2.12%) XML
12 3 (1.27%) JSON
12 3 (1.27%) REST
12 3 (1.27%) XSL
13 2 (0.85%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.85%) LEMP Stack
13 2 (0.85%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.68%) Management Information System
2 36 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (10.17%) Driving Licence
4 21 (8.90%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (5.93%) Private Cloud
6 12 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (2.54%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.12%) Cyberattack
9 5 (2.12%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.85%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 51 (21.61%) Windows
2 41 (17.37%) Linux
3 10 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.54%) Unix
4 6 (2.54%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.12%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.27%) Debian
7 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.85%) Android
8 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (47.03%) Information Security
2 65 (27.54%) Risk Management
3 59 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 49 (20.76%) ITIL
5 46 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (18.64%) Data Protection
7 37 (15.68%) Performance Tuning
8 34 (14.41%) SIEM
9 30 (12.71%) Vulnerability Management
10 27 (11.44%) Project Management
11 26 (11.02%) OWASP
12 22 (9.32%) Security Operations
13 20 (8.47%) Security Monitoring
14 19 (8.05%) Business Continuity
14 19 (8.05%) Data Privacy
14 19 (8.05%) DevOps
15 18 (7.63%) IT Audit
15 18 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (7.20%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.86%) JavaScript
2 23 (9.75%) VB.NET
3 15 (6.36%) C#
3 15 (6.36%) PHP
4 13 (5.51%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.08%) Python
6 11 (4.66%) Perl
7 10 (4.24%) Java
8 7 (2.97%) SQL
9 6 (2.54%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.85%) C
11 2 (0.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 85 (36.02%) CISSP
2 38 (16.10%) CISM
3 36 (15.25%) CISA
4 20 (8.47%) CEH
5 19 (8.05%) Degree
6 12 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (4.66%) CRISC
7 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.24%) Security Cleared
9 7 (2.97%) CCNA
10 6 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (2.54%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (2.12%) CISMP
11 5 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (2.12%) GIAC
11 5 (2.12%) Master's Degree
11 5 (2.12%) MCP
12 4 (1.69%) PCI QSA
13 3 (1.27%) RHCSA
13 3 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (66.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (28.81%) GDPR
3 29 (12.29%) COBIT
4 27 (11.44%) ISO 9001
5 14 (5.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 12 (5.08%) ISO 14001
6 12 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (3.81%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (3.39%) RMADS
8 8 (3.39%) SLA
9 7 (2.97%) PA-DSS
10 5 (2.12%) PMO
11 4 (1.69%) NIST 800
11 4 (1.69%) QA
12 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.97%) NFS
2 7 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.69%) vSphere
4 3 (1.27%) Docker
4 3 (1.27%) Snort
5 2 (0.85%) iptables
5 2 (0.85%) LXC
6 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (7.63%) Nessus
2 13 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (5.51%) Puppet
3 12 (5.08%) Ansible
4 10 (4.24%) Nmap
4 10 (4.24%) QRadar
5 7 (2.97%) OpenVAS
6 6 (2.54%) Core Impact
6 6 (2.54%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.85%) CASB
7 2 (0.85%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.85%) Fail2ban
7 2 (0.85%) Nagios
7 2 (0.85%) vRealize
8 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.42%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 24 (10.17%) Splunk
2 22 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.20%) VMware
4 14 (5.93%) Oracle
5 13 (5.51%) Cisco
5 13 (5.51%) Tripwire
6 12 (5.08%) Qualys
7 10 (4.24%) ArcSight
8 9 (3.81%) LogRhythm
9 6 (2.54%) AlienVault
9 6 (2.54%) Aveksa
9 6 (2.54%) Bomgar
9 6 (2.54%) CyberArk
9 6 (2.54%) Juniper
9 6 (2.54%) SAP
9 6 (2.54%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.12%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (2.12%) F5
10 5 (2.12%) MuleSoft
10 5 (2.12%) Red Hat